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Course Venue

Palais des Congrès
Free parking

Esplanade de l'Europe, 2


IMAD Free shuttle

Complimentary shuttles will run between hotels suggested by the organization and Liège Congress Center from Thursday to Saturday

Shuttles at:

First Morning session
Morning coffee break
Lunch Break
First Afternoon session
Afternoon coffee break
End of the sessions

For more details and exact schedule, see onsite or at the reception desk of your hotel


Access / Getting to Liège

Getting there

By train
Liège-Guillemins high speed train station.
High speed trains from Paris, Brussels, Cologne and Amsterdam. Regional and intercity trains from most Belgian cities.
To get to the centre from the station: buses Nos 1 or 4, train to the Palais railway station.

By air
Liège-Bierset Airport.
Brussels National Airport (Zaventem) or Brussels South Airport (Charleroi), then take a train to Liège (approx. 1 hour).
To get to the centre from the airport: bus No 57.


Getting round in Liège

By bus
Urban circuit: buses Nos 1 or 4.
One day pass available at the “Maison du TEC” (local transport company information centre).

By car
Car parks in the city centre:
- Parking Saint-Lambert, place Saint-Lambert
- Parking Cathédrale, place de la Cathédrale
- Parking Saint-Denis, place Saint-Denis
- Parking Saint-Georges, quai de la Batte
- Parking de la Cité, quai de la Goffe
- Parking Opéra, place du Théâtre

By taxi
Taxis are available at various strategic points in the city: the Guillemins station, rue Léopold and Pont-d’Avroy.



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Credits & Certificate of participation

A certificate of participation for CME will be provided.


Accreditation (EACCME)

18 credits



8 EBCP recertification points


Important deadlines

Abstract competition for poster or short communication: July 30

Early bird fees: July 15

Hotel reservation: Sept. 3

Pre-registration: Sept. 21


Target Audience

Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeons
fundamental researchers
Perfusionnists and nurses