Other upcoming conferences produced by EOCI include:

May 11-12
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Level 700

Canada's largest meeting devoted to heart failure returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, as the Canadian Heart Failure Society and Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research unite to host Heart Failure Update 2018.

When: Friday, May 11 - Saturday, May 12, 2018
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd, Level 700
Who should attend: Healthcare and research professionals involved in heart failure care:
  • Cardiologists and Internal Medicine specialists (community & academic)
  • Nurses, nurse practitioners and allied health members
  • Residents & fellows
  • Investigators, research staff & trainees

With a bench-to-bedside makeup, the event focuses on the latest clinical advances for the practicing clinician and nurse while exploring novel basic and translational science in key areas that have a major impact on heart failure care.

Faculty include an array of national and international heart failure experts to lead plenaries, scientific sessions, interactive workshops, and panel discussions.

Highlights include:

  • Individualized therapy
  • Evolving concepts in heart failure
  • The link to diabetes
  • Atrial fibrillation and heart failure
  • Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
  • New and emerging therapies
  • Genetics and heart failure
  • Cardiotoxicity
  • CCS heart failure guidelines
  • Poster session featuring novel research

We look forward to welcoming the clinical and research communities in heart failure under one roof for this collaborative event. For questions about the program, please email us at contact@HFupdate.ca.

We hope to see you in Toronto this spring!

HF Update 2018 Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Jonathan Howlett


Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Calgary
Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta
South Health Campus, Calgary
Past President, Canadian Heart Failure Society
Calgary, AB

Mansoor Husain


Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
Executive Director, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Director, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
University Health Network
Toronto, ON

Serge Lepage


Full professor
Director, Heart Function Clinic
Department of Cardiology
Université de Sherbrooke
Past President, Quebec Heart Failure Society
Sherbrooke, QC