Scientific Advisory Committee

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Scientific Advisory Committee

The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) hall consist of a Chairperson, a Secretary and Members. The Chairman shall be ex-officio the Scientific Secretary of the Council. The Secretary shall be elected among the Members.

The members shall consist of:

  1. the Chairperson of each Working Group
  2. the Junior member of the AEPC council
  3. A representative of the Educational Committee (EC)
  4. any other member for a specific matter upon invitation by the Scientific Advisory Committee itself or by the AEPC Council.

The Scientific Advisory Committee shall convene at least once every year, normally during the Annual Meeting. It must:

  1. Assist the AEPC council in arranging the Scientific Meetings by suggesting scientific topics, Mannheimer Lecturer, State of the art-lectures, teaching session, etc
  2. Make proposals for reviewers and grading system of submitted abstracts, make proposals for judges for prizes
  3. Help co-ordinate scientific and/or teaching activities of the different Working Groups.

Werner Budts

Scientific Secretary (2021-2026) - Chair

Congenital and Structural Cardiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium

Enrico Piccinelli (2021-2024)Junior Councillor UK
Werner BudtsAdult congenital heart disease Belgium
Környei LaszloCardiac dysrhythmias and electrophysiologykornyei@kardio.huHungary
Adam KolesnikCardiovascular
Owen MillerCardiac imaging 

Rene Pretre (2019-2022)Congenital heart surgeryrene.pretre@chuv.chSwitzerland
Annika Öhman (2021-2024)Fetal cardiologyannikaohman (a) gmail.comSweden
Sabine Klaassen (2021-2024)Genetics, basic science and myocardial  UK
Regina BokenkampInterventional cardiologyr.bokenkamp (a) lumc.nlNetherlands
Katya de GrooteNeurodevelopment & psychosocial carekatya.degroote@uzgent.beBelgium
Eva GoossensNursing & allied health professionalseva.goossens (a); eva.goossens (a) uantwerpen.beBelgium
Joan Sanchez de ToledoPaediatric cardiovascular intensive carejoansdt@gmail.comSpain
Zdenka Reinhardt (2021-2024)Pulmonary hypertension, heart failure & transplantationZdenka.reinhardt1 (a) nhs.netUK
Peter Fritsch Sports cardiology, physical activity & preventionfritschp@yahoo.comAustria
Daniel de Wolf (2021-2024)Task force on clinical (Drug) trialsdaniel.dewolf (a) uzgent.beBelgium


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