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PCCS2009 e-News #2 and Call for Abstracts

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Welcome to this second e-Newsletter regarding the 5th World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery to be held in Cairns, Australia in June 2009.

Abstracts and registrations for the meeting are beginning to come in and we recommend that delegates consider registering early as the current exchange rates are unusually good, for many countries, and may well change towards a less favourable rate in the.....

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Joint Chairmen
Professor Jim Wilkinson FRCP, FRACP, FACC, FRCPCH, FCSANZ
Senior Cardiologist, Royal Children's Hospital, VIC
Dr Peter Pohlner FRACS
A/Medical Director Cardiothoracic Surgery, Prince Charles Hospital, QLD

program update

The multi-faceted program is now on display on the congress website. We will continue to update you with more details of the program in future editions of the e-Newsletter.

Also we are delighted to announce that Professor Gil Wernovsky from Philadelphia will join other high profile speakers in delivering a series of Landmark lecturers on the last morning of the Congress. Professor Andrew Redington from Toronto, Professor Pascal Vouhe from Paris, Professor Robert Anderson from London and Kathy Mussatto from Milwaukee are the other members of a distinguished team who have also agreed to present Landmark Lectures....

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Chairmen of Program Committee
Prof Dan Penny MD, FRACP, FRCPI, MRCPCH, PhD
Director of Cardiology, Royal Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor David Winlaw MD, FRACS
Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon, The Children's Hospital, Westmead

sponsorship

We are very happy to report that several major companies, including AGA, Actelion, Seimens, W.L. Gore and Medtronic have come on board as Congress sponsors. We are working with a number of other companies who have indicated an intention to support the meeting and will keep you updated as we have further news.

We are extremely grateful to the many major companies who have agreed to provide sponsorship for invited speakers and will be supporting the meeting in a wide range of different ways.

Their contribution is invaluable and will be acknowledged officially in later e-newsletters.

Joint Chairmen
Professor Jim Wilkinson FRCP, FRACP, FACC, FRCPCH, FCSANZ
Senior Cardiologist, Royal Children's Hospital, VIC
Dr Peter Pohlner FRACS
A/Medical Director Cardiothoracic Surgery, Prince Charles Hospital, QLD

 
     
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