COVID-19: TCT becomes latest conference to go virtual


The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting has become the latest in a long line of conferences this year that has had to convert their physical meeting into a virtual one.

The meeting, which was to be held between 23 and 27 September in Miami (USA), will now go by the name “TCT Connect” and will run online between 14 and 18 October. According to a press release, the transition to a virtual meeting is “ensure the health and safety of all attendees” in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The press release reports that TCT Connect will feature live case-based transmissions from around the globe, late-breaking clinical trials and science, virtual training, and “countless opportunities to learn and engage with the brightest minds in interventional cardiovascular medicine”. “The virtual event will deliver the high-quality education, training, and clinical science meeting attendees have come to expect along with new ways to learn and engage with each other online,” it adds.

Additional details on TCT Connect will be announced soon.


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