WELCOME TO CSI FRANKFURT


Dear Colleagues, 

We are delighted to invite you to CSI Frankfurt, one of the leading conferences on congenital, structural and valvar percutaneous heart interventions worldwide, which will take place September 16-19, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany. The congress is aimed at adult and pediatric interventional cardiologists, imaging specialists, cardiothoracic surgeons, anaesthesiologists, nurses, technicians and any other medical specialty involved in congenital, structural or valvar interventions. We are putting together an exciting program with lectures from leading experts and live case transmissions showcasing skilful operators from all over the world.

The scientific program will offer parallel streams of adult, pediatric and mixed sessions so that you can customise your learning experience according to your own interests. Join us for the full four day program or drop in for one of our full day focus workshops dedicated to particular topics in the field. You will be able to gain valuable hands-on simulator experience in our Training Hub and learn about the newest devices, techniques and procedures or explore new fields.

CSI Frankfurt is renowned for its familiar atmosphere, where faculty is approachable, dialogue and discussion is encouraged and the focus lies on networking and direct interaction between attendees, faculty and industry alike.

For over 20 years, CSI has been a melting pot for physicians from all over the world and we look forward to welcoming you to CSI Frankfurt next summer!

Yours sincerely,

Horst Sievert
Mario Carminati
Shakeel A. Qureshi

conference highlights

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Registration for CSI 2020 is now open!

CSI Frankfurt 2020 will provide a deep dive into the most important topics in congenital, structural and valvar heart disease interventions and heart failure.

The program will feature a series of focused full day and half workshops, live transmissions, challenging cases, hands-on training as well as debates and lectures from from key opinion leaders and experts.

The educational concept of CSI 2020 is to promote focused learning. The program is structured to feature full and half day focus workshops allowing attendees to gain in-depth knowledge about topics of their chosing. Workshops are arranged to offer parallel streams of pediatric, adult and mixed topics.

Submissions for CSI Frankfurt 2020 is open.

One place for all relevant information regarding your visit to Frankfurt this September, from accommodation to public transportation.

IMPRESSIONS 

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"I liked the efforts to make the session more interactive and informal with coffee and seating and appreciated the high calibre of chairing."

Anne Scott, Borders General Hospital, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, UK

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"Thanks a lot for your kind hospitality. Meeting was great as always and everyone I met, without exception, thoroughly enjoyed it."

Bharat Dalvi, Glenmark Cardiac Center
Mumbai, India

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"Thank you for the opportunity. It was an amazing conference with great topics."

Shabana Shahanavaz, Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, USA

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"[..] the structure of the half and full day workshops was extremely good, and allowed much more focus on these areas. The paravalvular leak and TAVI sessions were particularly good. [...] the live cases - these were really fantastic"

Jonathan Byrne, King's College Hospital
Beckenham, UK

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"[...] a true privilege to be part of the CSI Faculty and can only express my thanks.
The program was incredibly comprehensive and bursting so I don't think there is room for much more."

Joseph Degiovanni, BMI Priory Hospital
Birmingham, UK

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"CSI 2019’s quality of content and indeed of many speakers met or exceeded my expectations. [...] the highlight of the meeting for me was meeting and interacting with European colleagues from places like Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and of course Frankfurt. These are heady days in the world of structural heart interventions and CSI 2019 just reinforced how fortunate we are to be a part of this tremendous growth in innovation."

Mackenzi Mbai, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, USA

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"[...] an amazing job. This is one of the best conferences I have attended."

Mohamad Alkhouli, West Virginia University
Morgantown, USA

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"[...] It has been a pleasure. The content of the conference has been excellent, and it has been a pleasure to share with all the brilliant colleagues. Great for knowledge and networking. I hope see you the next year."

Iris Rodríguez Costoya, Hospital del Mar
Barcelona, Spain

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"This was a wonderful experience.
I would like to contribute better and be involved more in future meetings.
Please let me know how can I be more supportive."

Joseph Vettukattil, Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital
Grand Rapids, USA

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:


"It is so good that I always put it at the top of any conferences I have ever attended, with respect to content and presentation."

Endale Tefera, University of Botswana
Gaborone, Botswana

WHAT THE PARTICIPANTS SAY:

"[...] thank you for all the assistance received during CSI Frankfurt 2019. It was a very well organized meeting, very comprehensive and educational.
The support team was excellent.
"I fully agree that the Focus Workshops makes the CSI different and very attractive, makes it very educational. It was a great idea!"

Jose Diez, Baylor College of Medicine - Texas Heart Institute
Houston, USA