We are pleased to share with you the programme of the meeting. All the sessions will be broadcasted live on the virtual platform for participants unable to join us physically.
After the congress, all the lectures will be available during 6 months through the On-Demand Section of the Virtual Platform.

08:00 – 08:50 Welcome coffee
Chairpersons: Prof. C. Le Goff and Prof. P. Vermeersch
08:50 – 09:00 Introduction
Prof. E. Cavalier - CHU Liège
09:00 – 09:25 AMI: the fourth definition of myocardial infarction
Prof. C. Beauloye, Pole of Cardiovascular Research, University Hospital Saint Luc, UC Louvain
09:25 – 09:50 AMI: the impact of the use of the 0/1h algorithm in a routine clinical laboratory
Prof. C. Le Goff, Department of Laboratory Medicine, CHU Liège
09:50 – 10:30 Diagnosis of heart failure: first universal definition published in 2021
Prof. M. De Pauw, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Ghent
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
Chairpersons: Prof. C. Le Goff and Prof. P. Vermeersch
11:00 – 11:30 Role of the GP in the diagnosis and follow-up of chronic heart failure (with possible added value POC NT-proBNP)
Prof. Dr. J. Verbakel, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, KU Leuven; Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, (UK)
Chairpersons: Prof. E. Cavalier and Dr. M. Oyaert
11:30 – 11:45 Oral Communication - Best Paper Prize
11:45 – 12:00 Oral Communication - Best Abstract Chemistry
12:00 – 12:15 Oral Communication - Second Best Abstract Chemistry
12:15 – 12:30 Oral Communication - Best Abstract Hematology
12:30 – 12:45 Oral Communication - Best Abstract Microbiology
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break and visit of the Posters and Sponsors
Chairpersons: Prof. D. Gruson and Dr. M. Langlois
14:00 – 14:30 Adult cardiomyopathy due to inborn errors of metabolism
Prof. Dr. W. Meersseman, Department of Metabolic diseases, University Hospitals Leuven
14:30 – 15:00 Laboratory diagnosis in adults with unexplained cardiomyopathy
Prof. P. Vermeersch, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven
15:00 – 15:30 Infectious myocarditis
Prof. B. Gerber, Department Cardiovascular Diseases, University Hospital Saint Luc, UC Louvain
16:00 Wrap up and end of the meeting