Apr 152021

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to join us at the 9th All-Russian Congress of Arrhythmology — Arrhythmology Without Frontiers: From a Research Lab to Clinical Guidelines to be held in Saint Petersburg on May 20–22, 2021.


  • Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Russian Scientific Society of Clinical Electrophysiology, Arrhythmology and Cardiac Pacing
  • Russian Society of Cardiology
  • Almazov National Medical Research Centre
  • Vishnevsky National Medical Research Centre of Surgery
  • Russian Scientific Society of Specialists in X-Ray Endovascular Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Russian Society of Surgeons
  • Russian Association of Pediatric Cardiologists
  • European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)

President of the Congress

Prof. A.Sh. Revishvili, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of Vishnevsky National Medical Research Centre of Surgery, President of the Russian Society of Arrhythmology

Chair of Scientific and Organizing Committee

D.S. Lebedev, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the St. Petersburg Department and Vice President of the Russian Society of Arrhythmology

Chair of Programme Committee

Prof. S.V. Popov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Cardiology Research Institute of Tomsk National Research Medical Centre, Vice President of the Russian Society of Arrhythmology

Programme Committee

Responsible Secretaries of Scientific and Organizing Committee
Clinical arrhythmology:

S.P. Golitsyn (Moscow)

E.Z. Golukhova (Moscow)

E.N. Mikhailov (St. Petersburg)

M.A. Shkolnikova (Moscow)

Basic science:

I.V. Efimov (Russia/USA)

A.V. Panfilov (Belgium)

A.B. Romanov (Novosibirsk)

V.V. Fedorov (Russia/USA)

R.E. Batalov (Tomsk)

E.S. Vasichkina (St. Petersburg)

S.V. Garkina (St. Petersburg)

V.V. Kuptsov (Moscow)

V.K. Lebedeva (St. Petersburg)

R.B. Tatarsky (Saint Petersburg)

The Congress will spotlight hot issues and controversies in arrhythmology and discuss fundamental aspects, diagnostic innovations, pharmacological treatment and interventional techniques in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing.

Scientific topics

Clinical and interventional arrhythmology:

  • Novel diagnostic approaches in electrophysiology
  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Arrhythmias in heart failure
  • Pharmacotherapy in arrhythmology
  • New mapping and catheter ablation technologies
  • Implantable antiarrhythmic devices
  • Programming and telemetry
  • Pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology, hereditary disorders
  • Geriatric arrhythmology
  • Antithrombotic therapy and stroke prevention
  • Heart rate monitoring
  • Sports cardiology and arrhythmology
  • New clinical guidelines and standards

Fundamental and translational arrhythmology:

  • Neurocardiology and neuromodulation
  • Imaging in arrhythmology
  • Cardiac morphology and physiology of the cardiac conduction system
  • Clinical and translational studies in arrhythmology
  • Genetic aspects of arrhythmias
  • Molecular and cellular electrophysiology
  • Mathematical modeling in arrhythmology
  • Digital Health: digital medicine and artificial intelligence
  • New physical methods to treat arrhythmias
Submit your scientific session proposal

You can submit your proposal for a scientific session / symposium by email at thesis@almazovcentre.ru before March 1, 2021.

The duration of a proposed symposium — 1 h 30 min. All applications will be reviewed by Programme Committee experts and may be rejected for any reason. Submitted scientific sessions may be revised or combined with other applications. The number of scientific sessions is limited.

Final Scientific Programme will be available online one month before the Congress.

Abstract submission rules

Submit your abstracts at thesis@almazovcentre.ru before April 1, 2021.

Abstracts should be structured to include: Introduction, Purpose, Research Methods, Results, Conclusion. Abstract text should not exceed 3,000 characters with spaces. The following information should be put between the name of the institution and the text: keywords (max. 6, separated by semicolons); conflict of interests; full name and email of the corresponding author.

Abstracts can contain 1 figure or 1 table. In this case, the main text should not exceed 2,000 characters with spaces.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the online Journal of Arrhythmology, the official publication of the Russian Scientific Society of Clinical Electrophysiology, Arrhythmology and Cardiac Pacing.

Please choose the type of abstract submission: oral / poster / abstract publication / online presentation.

Young Investigator Award

The award will be focused on Basic and Clinical Electrophysiology. To apply for the YIA, please submit a full original paper (see the guidelines of the Journal of Arrhythmology) via the official website of the journal before March 1, 2021. Please put “Young Investigator Award: Arrhythmology Congress” in the subject line.

Best papers will be included into the Congress scientific programme and published in the Journal of Arrhythmology. The winners will receive valuable prizes.


Online registration for the Congress is open on the website of Almazov Centre at http://congress.almazovcentre.ru.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits

The 9th All-Russian Congress of Arrhythmology — Arrhythmology Without Frontiers: From a Research Lab to Clinical Guidelines will be submitted to the Coordinating Council for the Development of Continuing Medical and Pharmaceutical Education.

Official languages

Official languages of the Congress: Russian, English.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided for the main plenary and breakout sessions.


The Congress will feature an industry exhibition of medical equipment and pharmaceuticals. Several satellite symposia will be held.

Epidemiological measures

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Congress will be organized in compliance with all necessary epidemiological measures and regulations in force at the time of the event.

If large events will be banned, the Congress will be held online as scheduled.


The Congress venue at the Holiday Inn Moskovskye Vorota has a comfortable hotel. Please book your room directly on the website.

The Congress will be held during the White Nights, the most attractive season in Saint Petersburg. Since this is a high season for travel, we recommend that you book your hotel in advance.

Registration fee

All registered participants will have free access to plenary and scientific sessions, the exhibition and will receive a certificate of attendance.


PR and Conference Department of Almazov Centre
Tel.: +7 (812) 702 37 16, 702 37 17
e-mail: conference@almazovcentre.ru

Technical organizer
Almazov Foundation Fund
Tel.:  +7 (812) 702 37 49 (ext. 005359)
e-mail: fond-hmt@yandex.ru

Congress venue:
Holiday Inn Moskovskye Vorota, Congress Hall, Moskovsky prospect, 97A, St. Petersburg. See more info here.