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 Monday, 16 October 2017

 Tuesday, 17 October 2017

 07:00 - 08:30Registration & Refreshment
 08:30 - 10:00Sudden Death in Athletes - an Overview
   08:30 Opening remarks and welcome
          08:40 Structural & Electrical Remodeling of the Heart in Athletes
François Carré, Rennes, France
   09:00 Sudden Death in the Athlete Caused by Structural Heart Disease
Antonio Pelliccia, Rome, Italy
    09:20 Sudden Death in the Athlete Caused by Electrical Heart Disease
Elijah Behr, London, UK
    09:40 Investigating Sudden Death in Athlete - the Ontario Experience
Joel A. Kirsh, Toronto, Canada
 10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break and Visiting Exhibition  
 10:30 - 12:30Inherited Arrhythmic Syndromes
   10:30 QT – How to Measure, Limits of Normal and Managing Athletes with Borderline QT
Rachel Lampert, CT, USA
    10:50 Significance of Early Repolarization and of Suspected
Short QT in Athletes
Raphael Rosso, Tel Aviv, Israel
     11:10 Brugada –like ECGs and Brugada Syndrome in Athletes
Elijah Behr, London, UK
    11:30CPVT – When to Suspect, what to do
Michael Eldar, Ramat Gan, Israel
     11:50 Athletes with Family History of Sudden Cardiac Death
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA
      12:10 The Challenge of Suspected Cardiomyopathy in Athletes?
François Carré, Rennes, France
 12:30 - 14:00Lunch Break /Luncheon Satellite
 Innovative Drug Approaches for Atrial Fibrillation Treatment in Pro and Amateur Athletes.
 14:00 - 16:00Various Arrhythmias in Athletes
      14:00 WPW in Athletes – Should Treat All, Age?
Rami Fogelman, Petach Tikva, Israel
      14:20 AF in Athletes–when Should we Ablate?
Riccardo Cappato, Milan, Italy
      14:40 The Use of Antiarrhythmic Medications in Athletes
François Carré, Rennes, France
      15:00 Syncope in Athletes - Always a Red Flag?
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA 
     15:20Asymptomatic NSVT – No More Sport?
Lluis Mont, Barcelona, Spain
     15:40Non Cardiac Sudden Death in the Athlete
Dalya Navot-Mintzer, Netanya, Israel
 16:00 - 16:20Coffee Break and Visiting Exhibition  
  16:20 - 18:30A Systematic Approach to Cardiovascular Disorders in Athletes
      16:20 The Use of Performance Enhancing Substances and Anabolic Steroids in Athletes
Ronen Loebstein, Ramat Gan, Israel
      16:40 Aortic Dilatation and Marfan
Rachel Lampert, CT, USA
      17:00 Pericarditis/Myocarditis
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
      17:20 Coronary Artery Disease
Robert Klempfner, Tel Hashomer, Israel
      17:40 GUCH
Yonatan Buber, Ramat Gan, Israel
      18:00 Different Sports -  Different Risks?
Antonio Pelliccia, Rome, Italy
     18:20Discussion: Faculty and Audience
 Wednesday, 18 October 2017

 07:00 - 08:30Registration & Refreshment
 08:30 - 10:00Stretching to the Limits Normal and Pathological in Athletes?
    08:30 The Limits of Normal in Athletes – ECG, Echo, Exercise Testing
Lluis Mont, Barcelona, Spain
     08:50 Normal and Abnormal in CMR of Athletes at Various Ages
Hein Heidbuchel, Antwerp, Belgium
      09:10 Excessive Athletic Activity – How Much is Too Much and How to be at the Bottom of the U Curve
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA
     09:30 Forever young.  What is Considered Normal and Abnormal in Senior Athletes and Should We Ever Stop Running?
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
    09:50Discussion: Faculty, Audience
 10:00 - 10:30Coffee Break, Exhibition & Posters Visit
 10:30 - 12:30Controversies and Debates
    10:30 RV Dilatation and RV Arrhythmias in Athletes – Disease or Phenomenon?
Hein Heidbuchel, Antwerp, Belgium
    10:50Is it Exercise-induced ARVD or is it ARVD Uncovered by Exercise?
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
 Most LQT Patients Should be Allowed to Participate in Athletic Activity- Debate.
     11:10 Protagonist:
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA
     11:25 Antagonist:  TBA
     11:40 Rebuttal
 Most Patients with ICDs Should be Allowed to Compete – Debate.
     11:50 Protagonist:
Rachel Lampert, CT, USA
     12:05 Antagonist: 
Hein Heidbuchel, Antwerp, Belgium
     12:20 Rebuttal
 12:30 - 14:00Lunch Break /Luncheon Satellites: TBA
 14:00 - 15:30Pre-Participation Evaluation of Professional and Amateur Athletes
    14:00 Interpretation of ECG in Athletes
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
    14:15 Screening Athletes - Review of the Different Guidelines
Lluis Mont, Barcelona, Spain
    14:30 Athlete Screening in Children
Gal Dubnov-Raz, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    14:45 Preparticipation Screening and Follow up of Amateurs and Middle-aged/Senior Individuals
Andre Keren, Jerusalem, Israel
   15:20Discussion: Faculty, Audience
 15:30 - 16:00Coffee Break 
16:00 - 18:00Case Studies. TBA 
 Faculty:  Joel Kirsh, Rachel Lampert, Lluis Mont, Brian Olshansky, Antonio Pelliccia, Sanjay Sharma
   18:00Closing Remarks and Adjourn