MEDIA ADVISORY - Canada's premier cardiovascular meeting gets to the heart of climate change, COVID-19 and other big issues as experts gather virtually to evaluate impacts, seek solutions

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OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 18, 2021 /CNW/ - This year's Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC 2021) may be virtual, but the issues and research presented will touch all Canadians. After a difficult year of COVID-19 and record-breaking temperatures, important findings and discussions will provide valuable insight into some of the biggest challenges of our time, and the tangible action needed. Don't miss this important event with experts from across Canada.

CCC 2021 from Oct 20 - 23 #CCCongress (CNW Group/Canadian Cardiovascular Society)
CCC 2021 from Oct 20 - 23 #CCCongress (CNW Group/Canadian Cardiovascular Society)

Media accreditation (through a simple sign up form) will provide free access to all sessions and the expertise of our communications team. See cardiocongress.org.

WHO: More than 2,000 delegates at the CCC 2021, representing cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, researchers, nurses, and other cardiovascular specialists from across Canada and around the globe.

WHAT: Speakers tackle issues such as gender differences in research, treatment, and care; arrhythmia and the elite athlete; the link between searing heat in summer 2021 and sudden death; how COVID-19 affects the heart; and more. View the highlights and quotes from experts from the three days.

WHEN: October 20th to 23, 2021.

WHERE: The meeting will be held on a virtual, interactive platform.

About the Canadian Cardiovascular Society:
The CCS is the national voice for cardiovascular clinicians and scientists, representing more than 2,200 cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and other heart health specialists across Canada. We advance heart health for all by setting standards for excellence in heart health and care, building the knowledge and expertise of the heart team, and influencing policy and advocating for the heart health of all Canadians.

SOURCE Canadian Cardiovascular Society

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