Jul 042020

Dear colleagues,

Please note that III Saint-Petersburg Arrhythmia Forum “Arrhythmology Without Frontiers: From a Research Lab to Clinical Guidelines” has been postponed to October 21–23, 2020 in recognition to the growing health risks worldwide related to the COVID-19 virus. It will be held as part of the 3rd Saint Petersburg Medical Innovation Forum commemorating the 40th anniversary of Almazov Centre.

President of the Forum:

Director General of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre
President of the Russian Society of Cardiology
Professor Evgeny V. Shlyakhto

Chair of the Scientific and Organizing Committees:

Head of the Scientific Research Department of Arrhythmology of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre
Vice-President of the Russian Society of Arrhythmology
Professor Dmitry S. Lebedev

Executive Committee: 

Elena S. Vasichkina (Saint-Petersburg)
Svetlana V. Garkina (Saint-Petersburg)
Viktoria K. Lebedeva (Saint-Petersburg)
Roman B. Tatarsky (Saint-Petersburg) 

Co-Chairs of the Program Committee:

Alexander V. Panfilov (Belgium)
Evgeny N. Mikhaylov (Saint-Petersburg) 

The Forum will spotlight hot issues and controversies in arrhythmology. Fundamental aspects, diagnostic innovations, pharmacological treatment and interventional techniques in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing will be discussed during the conference.

Science topic list: 

Clinical and interventional arrhythmology

  • Novel diagnostic approaches in electrophysiology
  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Arrhythmias in heart failure
  • Pharmacotherapy in arrhythmology
  • New mapping and ablation Technologies
  • Implantable antiarrhythmic devices
  • Pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology, hereditary disorders
  • Geriatric arrhythmology
  • Antithrombotic therapy and stroke prevention
  • Sports cardiology and arrhythmology

Fundamental and translational arrhythmology

  • Neurocardiology and neuromodulation
  • Imaging in arrhythmology
  • Clinical and translational studies in electrophysiology
  • Genetic aspects of arrhythmias
  • Molecular and cellular electrophysiology
  • Mathematical modeling in arrhythmology
  • Digital Health: Digital Medicine and Artificial Intelligence
Submit your scientific session proposal

You can submit your proposal for a scientific session / symposium via email: arrhythmia.almazov@gmail.com before February 1, 2020. The duration of a proposed symposium — 1 h 30 min.

Please note that after February 1, 2020 applications will not be accepted. All applications will be reviewed by Program Committee experts and may be rejected for any reasons. Submitted scientific sessions may be revised or combined with other applications. The number of scientific sessions submissions is limited.

Final Scientific Programme will be available online 30 days before the conference.

Abstract submission rules

Submit your abstracts via an online platform of the Russian Society of Cardiology before March 1, 2020.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Russian Cardiology Journal, indexed in Scopus, and Russian Science Citation Index.

Please note the type of abstract submission: oral / poster / abstract publication.

Review the abstract submission rules and guidelines on the Russian Society of Cardiology website.

Young Investigator Award

The award will be focused on Basic and Clinical Electrophysiology.

To apply for the YIA submit a full original paper (see authors guidelines of the Russian Journal of Cardiology) via email: arrhythmia.almazov@gmail.com before March 1, 2020. The submission e-mail should be entitled «Young Investigator Award: Arrhythmia Forum», and contain a full length manuscript and a covering letter.

Best papers will be included into the Forum scientific program and published in the Russian Journal of Cardiology. The winners will receive valuable prizes.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

The III Saint-Petersburg Arrhythmia Forum will be submitted to the Russian Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Attendance certificates for participants will be provided on-site upon request, in the Registration Area.

Official languages — Russian, English. Simultaneous translation will be provided during plenary sessions and main symposia.


Industry exhibition will be organized during the Forum. Several satellite symposia will be organized. Please contact the Organizing Committee for more detailed information.


The III Saint-Petersburg Arrhythmia Forum will be organized during the White Nights, the most attractive season in Saint-Petersburg. Please be informed that this is the high tourist season during the year and book your hotel room in advance.


Please contact official website of the Russian Society of Cardiology / Events for more detailed information.
Online registration is available via online platform of the Russian Society of Cardiology.

Registration fees:

The registration fee includes:
— access to all scientific sessions and exhibition
— conference bag with program and information materials

Registration Fees Before 01/04/2020 After 02/04/2020
Faculty Free Free
All participants 150€ 200€
Group visitors 50€ 100€
Young Scientists, Fellows, PhD students Free 50€

Invitation to Gala dinner — 150€


Forum venue:
The III Saint-Petersburg Arrhythmia Forum will take place in the Congress center of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre (Saint-Petersburg, Akkuratova St., 2).
Official website