Other upcoming conferences produced by EOCI include:

May 12-13
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Level 700

** This event has concluded. Stay tuned for news of Heart Failure Update 2018 **

The Canadian Heart Failure Society and the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research are uniting to host Canada's largest meeting devoted to the rapidly evolving field of heart failure. This special event will offer the latest information for the practicing clinician and nurse, and a simultaneous stream focused on investigative research – truly bench to bedside.

When: Friday, May 12 to Saturday, May 13, 2017
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd, Level 700

Sessions will feature an interactive roster of expert plenaries, case-based panel discussions, workshops and debates targeted at health-care professionals and investigators whose focus is improved heart failure treatment and prevention.

Faculty will include an array of national and international heart failure experts who will be available throughout the meeting.

Program Highlights:

  • Advanced heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Right heart failure
  • Genetics and heart failure
  • HF and comorbid conditions such as diabetes, obesity and atrial fibrillation
  • Novel therapies
  • Regenerative medicine approaches
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) HF guidelines workshop
  • Nursing and patient advocacy workshop

This heart failure meeting is built for:

Cardiologists Clinician-investigators
Internal medicine specialists Basic scientists
Nurse specialists Research trainees
Primary care physicians Genetic researchers
Residents Stem cell researchers
And more…

We look forward to welcoming the clinical and research heart failure communities under one roof for this unique 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 2017 Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Jonathan Howlett


Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Calgary
Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta
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