Listen to Dr. Valentin Fuster’s passionate summary of the inaugural Latin America Conference, October 7 – 8 , 2016 in Mexico City. At this highly interactive conference, you receive education delivered with the unique perspective of clinical practice within your region. Use the skills and knowledge you acquire at the ACC Latin America Conference to elevate patient care and improve heart health.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP: ACC's IN-TRAINING EXAM

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. WELCOME / INTRODUCTION DAY 1
  ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES PREVENTION LEARNING WITH A LEGEND SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY DAY PROBLEMS ARRHYTHMIAS
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
PLENARY
Day 1
  Global Burden of CVD
- Shifting the Paradigm from Evaluation and Management Towards Prevention
     
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Acute Coronary Syndromes: Different Continents, Different Guidelines?        
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

BREAK
EXHIBIT / POSTER HALL

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 1
STEMI Systems of Care: Evolving Best Practices   Complexities of the Acute Coronary Syndrome – Systemic Inflammation Cardiogenic Shock - Supporting the Distressed Heart  
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 2
Optimizing Antithrombotic Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease: Many Choices, Many Benefits, Many Risks   My Future
Dr. Valentin Fuster
Applying the Evidence in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease  
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

LUNCH
EXHIBIT / POSTER HALL

1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 3
Trials in Coronary Artery Disease Assessment: The PROMISE of FAME or Just Wait for ISCHEMIA?   Complexities of Stable CAD – CABG, PCI, OMT, Microcirculation Cardiologists and the ECG: Are We Really That Good at It? Part I  
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSION 4

Evolving Concepts in Non-ST Elevation ACS (NSTE-ACS)   Complexities of AF & Stroke, Carotid & PVD Cardiologists and the ECG: Are We Really That Good at It? Part II  
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

BREAK
EXPO/ POSTER HALL

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 5
ACS Management in Low-Resource Settings     Hypertension Treatment & Targets in 2016 Stroke Prevention in AF — Gauging the Risks, Assessing the Options
5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 6
  Deep Dive into Contemporary Cholesterol Management   Leading Your Cath Lab Team: Lessons Learned Practical Guidance in Antithrombotic Management
6:05 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
PLENARY DAY 1 (2)
  Feeling the Pressure? Managing Hypertension in 2016      
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. NETWORKING RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS & FACULTY

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. WELCOME / INTRODUCTION DAY 2
  VALVULAR HEART DISEASE HEART FAILURE SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY DAY PROBLEMS PREVENTION SPECIAL
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
PLENARY
DAY 2
Valvular Guidelines — The Past, the Present the Future        
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Rheumatic Heart Disease in Latin-America        
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. BREAK
EXHIBIT / POSTER HALL
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 1
Diagnose First: Assessment of Native Stenotic Lesions in 2016 Acute Heart Failure: Stopping the Revolving Door Common Clinical Dilemmas in Atrial Fibrillation Management    
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 2
Diagnose First: Assessment of Native Regurgitant Lesions in 2016 Best Practices in Heart Failure Treatment — Where Do New Drugs and Devices Fit In? ACC's Point of Care Tools — Quick Answers at Your Fingertips    
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. LUNCH
EXHIBIT / POSTER HALL
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 3
TAVR: Technology in Evolution Designing Systems for Effective Heart Failure Care Incorporating the New Echo Guidelines into Everyday Practice    
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 4
Mitraclip: Why, How, and For Whom? Diet and Exercise in Heart Failure: Let's Debate Choosing the Right Imaging Test in the Heart Failure Patient at the Right Time: A Case-Based Approach    
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. BREAK
EXHIBIT / POSTER HALL
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 5
  Contemporary Imaging for Heart Failure Lessons from the Leaders: Leading Your Heart Failure Team Dyslipidemia Combo-Therapy: A Framework for Clinical Decision-Making  
  LEARNING LAB / SIMULATION: Heart Songs4, ECG Drill and Practice, Virtual simulation by BodyInteract
5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION 6
    Practical Update on Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) Diabetes - What's Our Role? Core Concepts in Cardio-Oncology
6:05 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
CLOSING REMARKS
        Transforming Cardiovascular Care: Building a Better Tomorrow, Today
6:30 p.m. CONFERENCE ADJOURNS