5 Reasons to Attend EAS 2016

1. A forward-looking scientific Programme to excite, inspire and inform!

The EAS 2016 Scientific Committee has created a programme featuring ground-breaking speakers in their respective fields. EAS 2016 Innsbruck welcomes this distinguished international faculty - including Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Michael Brown, Texas, who will give a Keynote Lecture – to share​ their forward-looking perspectives on the latest developments in basic research and clinical practice in atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. You can find details of the Plenary and Workshop sessions now on the Congress website.

2. Share, Connect and Explore within our many Networking Opportunities! 

EAS brings together clinicians and basic scientists across a range of disciplines, all from top-flight opinion leaders to those just starting their careers. The programme is created to give many opportunities, both formal and informal, for the personal, face-to-face discussions that spark scientific creativity, stimulate collaboration and can lead to new friendships.

New for EAS 2016 are Rapid-Fire sessions, and Guided Discussions of Poster presentations – further opportunities to exchange your ideas and discuss your work with the leaders in the field.

3. The Future of EAS – Young Investigators

The future of the atherosclerosis field depends on the next generation of investigators, and at EAS 2016 we wish to encourage the participation of young scientists and clinicians by offering dedicated opportunities for them to present their work - Young Investigator Oral Communication Sessions offer selected up-and-coming scientists the opportunity to deliver an oral presentation of their abstract.

As a measure of the Society's commitment to encourage the leading lights of the future, EAS offers Young Investigator Fellowships to selected abstract and oral communication presenters aged 35 or under, on a competitive basis. Young Investigator Fellowships for EAS 2016 Innsbruck include:

  • Complimentary Congress registration, EAS 2016 Innsbruck
  • Complimentary registration to Congress satellite meeting "Lp(a) - From Bench to Bedside" Innsbruck, May 27-28
  • Complimentary 1-year EAS membership subscription
  • Complimentary invitation to the social events, Congress Welcome Reception and Networking Evening
  • A grant (up to 400 €) towards travel & accommodation at EAS 2016.

    Terms and conditions apply – find out more at https://www.eas-society.org/?page=YI_fellowship​

4. Affordable Registration Fees

EAS are proud to have affordable registration fees so that you can join us every year for this great congress.
Take advantage of our Early-registration and member registration offers. Registration costs as little as € 150 (aged under 35) and € 300 (aged over 35) before March 9, 2016. Included in the registration fee is access to all scientific session, refreshment breaks, and entrance to the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception.

EAS Society member subscription dues are € 40 regular/€ 20 junior scientist, see www.eas-society.org  for details. If you are already a Society member and have up-to-date subscription dues, or if you become a Society member before the end of 2015, you will be eligible for member registration rates at EAS 2016 Innsbruck.

Full details of the registration fees​ for the Congress are available now on the Congress website.

5. The City of Innsbruck at the heart of the Alps – easy to get to and easy to get around

Think imperial monuments and contemporary urban design. Olympic records and opulent past splendour. Open to ​the world and rich in traditions, the Tyrolean capital has always been a city of many faces. Past and future meet seamlessly in the heart of the Alps.

Right in the heart of Europe, Innsbruck is very conveniently located.
A well-developed road and rail network connects the Tyrolean capital to the world.
In addition to Innsbruck airport, visitors can reach Innsbruck by shuttle-bus connection from Munich airport.

And once you've arrived in Innsbruck, getting around couldn't be easier - the Congress centre venue for EAS 2016 is centrally located and within easy walking distance of many of the city's hotels and restaurants.

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