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Day 1 (26 June 2021)


Symposium 1 - CMR: Myocardium and Pericardium
Moderators: Ronnie HL Chan (Hong Kong),
Andrew KC Cheng (Hong Kong)



Cine imaging for cardiac structure and function measurement

Victor Ferrari (US)


LGE imaging for viability and non-ischaemic patterns

Kate Hanneman (Canada)


Pericardial disease

Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan (Canada)


Cardiac masses: what's new

Patricia Bandettini (US)




Symposium 2 - CMR: Blood flow and tissue imaging
Moderators: Carmen WS Chan (Hong Kong), Sonia Lam (Hong Kong)


Valvular heart disease

Andrew YW Li (Hong Kong)


Shunts and flow measurements

Lars Grosse-Wortmann (US)


Stress perfusion imaging and interpretation

Kanae Mukai (US)


Cardiac parametric mapping for advanced tissue characterisation

Vanessa Ferreira (UK)




Luncheon Symposium: High risk screening and management of Fabry disease
Moderators: Yuk-Kong Lau (Hong Kong), Jeffrey KT Wong (Hong Kong)

Maurizio Pieroni (Italy)


Symposium 3 - Common artefacts and pitfalls in CMR scanning
Moderators: Danny Leung (Hong Kong), Andrew YW Li (Hong Kong)


Optimizing CMR image quality to obtain the best diagnostic images

Alison Fletcher (UK)


Common CMR artifacts - recognition and solutions

Alison Fletcher (UK)


How to perform Parametric T1/T2 Mapping

Benny Lawton (UK)


Tea Break lecture: GOHeart workflows for CMR Exam in <30 minutes
Moderator: Andy WK Chan (Hong Kong)

Gaia Banks (Germany)


Opening remarks

Ngai-Yin Chan (Hong Kong)

Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci (UK)


Symposium 4 - Case presentations: Ask the Experts
Moderators: Carmen WS Chan (Hong Kong), Ronnie HL Chan (Hong Kong),Stephen CW Cheung (Hong Kong), Vanessa Ferreira (UK)

Jonan Lee (Hong Kong)

Thuy Vu (Vietnam)

Zahra Alizadeh Sani (Iran)

Tosha Desai (India)


Chuk-Man Hui (Hong Kong)

Ansan Joseph

Sara Tyebally (UK)

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Day 2 (27 June 2021)


Symposium 5 - Acute myocardial infarction and its mimics
Moderators: Eric KY Chan (Hong Kong), Eleanor WS Lee (Hong Kong)



Acute Myocardial infarction & MINOCA

Calvin Chin (Singapore)


Acute myocarditis

Lynette Teo (Singapore)


Ischaemia with normal coronary arteries (INOCA)

Ming-Yen Ng (Hong Kong)




Tea Break Lecture:
Individualizing antiplatelet therapy in high risk post PCI patients
Moderators: Kam-Tim Chan (Hong Kong), Cally KL Ho (Hong Kong)

Yu-Ho Chan (Hong Kong)


Symposium 6 - CMR for cardiomyopathies
Moderators: Gary YK Mak (Hong Kong), Catherine Shea (Hong Kong)


Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Christopher Kramer (US)


Infiltrative diseases (cardiac amyloidosis, iron overload)

Stephen CW Cheung
(Hong Kong)


Dilated cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Karen Ordovas (US)


CMR for differntiating Athlete's heart from cardiomyopathies

Ronnie HL Chan (Hong Kong)


Lunch symposium : technically and clinically challenging cases
Co-Chairs: Sonia Lam (Hong Kong), Benny Lawton (UK), Andrew YW Li (Hong Kong), Lawrance Yip (Hong Kong)

Lawrance Yip (Hong Kong)

Tanveer Iqbal Penwala (Malaysia)

Anoop Ayyappan (India)

Abhilash Kumar (India)

Chonthicha Tanking (Thailand)

Lok-Hang Yeung (Hong Kong)


Symposium 7 - CMR in Cardio-oncology and transplantation
Moderators: Wendy WL Chan (Hong Kong), Michael KL Wong (Hong Kong)


CMR of the transplanted heart

Christopher Miller (UK)


CMR and prognosis in heart failure patients

Carmen WS Chan (Hong Kong)


Cancer treatment and cardiotoxicity

The Cardio-Oncology team at Barts :

Arjun Ghosh (UK),

Charlotte Manisty (UK),

Sara Tyebally (UK),

Mark Westwood (UK)


Tea Break Lecture: COVID-19 and the heart
Moderators: Vanessa Ferreira (UK), Ivan FN Hung (Hong Kong),
Ming-Yen Ng (Hong Kong)

Steffen Petersen (UK)


Symposium 8 - Case presentations: Ask the audience
Moderators: Carmen WS Chan (Hong Kong),
Stephen CW Cheung (Hong Kong), Vanessa Ferreira (UK),
Mark Westwood (UK)

Case sharing by the experts

Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci (UK)

Ntobeko Ntusi (South Africa)

Chun-Ho Yun (Taiwan)

Jeffrey KT Wong (Hong Kong)

Mark Westwood (UK)

Chai Ping (Singapore)


Closing remarks

Carmen WS Chan (Hong Kong)

Vanessa Ferreira (UK)

*Program is subject to change without prior notice.

CME/CPD application in progress

In order to gain CME/CPD point(s), below requirements must be fulfilled:

– The participants are required to follow the guidelines on conduct of online CME/CPD Activities of CME/CPD Programme Accreditors/Providers

– The registered name, email address and professional of participants must be real and accurate

– The name on certificate is based on the information that you provided in registration, make sure that they are in correct spelling

The decision of Hong Kong College of Cardiology shall be final and conclusive

General Submission Guidelines:

Submission Site: Please click and submit your case via email:
Submission Categories: Interesting and challenging cases from cardiac imagers (Cardiologists, Radiologists, Radiographers and Technologists)
Submission Deadline: Friday June 11, 2021 at HKT 18:00 (GMT 10:00)
Previous Presentation and cases will not be considered for presentation if they were either published as an article or previously presented at a national or international meeting prior to the date of this presentation.
Style: Remember that your case will be published exactly as you submit it. Please check submissions carefully for typographical errors, author listing, misspellings, poor hyphenation, etc.
Conflict of Interest: If the research was partially or fully funded by a proprietary organization (e.g. pharmaceutical, biotech or device manufacture), you must describe the nature of the relationship. Example: “Research was funded in part by the XYZ Corporation, City, State (Country).” Please do not list any authors with the disclosure text.
Grading: Cases are graded through a blinded review. Authors should avoid institutional references in the body of the abstracts, i.e. do not include author names and affiliations in the body portion of the abstract.
Changes and withdraw request: Changes/withdraw to your case must be done via email by prior to Friday, June 11, 2021 HKT 18:00 (GMT 10:00) Any corrections and/or changes will not be accepted after that date.
Submit: registration home page/ via email:
Receipt Confirmation: After you submit case, you will receive an email confirmation shortly afterwards. Please remember to check your junk mail / spam folder for the confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation within 24 hours, email or telephone: +852-28992035.

Structure: The case should be organized as follows.

• Description of Clinical Presentation: A short paragraph summarizing the case.
• Diagnostic Techniques and Their Most Important Findings: A brief discussion of the methods and techniques used and the findings.
• Learning Points from this Case: A short paragraph summarizing the results and learning points from the case.

Character and Word Count: There is a limit of 3,000 characters (approximately 400 words) for the text of your submission. The character count includes spaces. You will be advised of your character count usage throughout the submission process as you save and move to the next step. The character count does not include title, authors, institutions, tables, images, and references.
Images: A maximum of three (3) images may be included at no word count penalty.
Acceptable File Types:

Images – .png and .jpg at a minimum of 300 DPI.

Tables: A maximum of two (2) tables may be included at no word count penalty. Follow the instructions in the submission site for creating tables.
Images and Tables: Please limit images and/or tables to a combined total of three (3).
Accepted Categories:

• Cardiac Masses
• Congenital Heart Disease
• Coronary Arteries
• Ischemic Heart Disease and Acute Chest Pain
• Miscellaneous
• Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathies
• Pericardial Disease
• Systemic and Inflammatory Disease
• Valvular Heart Disease
• Vascular Imaging

Presentation Types: Cases accepted for presentation will be assigned to the oral presentation session.

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