Welcome to SHA26

Welcome to the Saudi Heart Scientific Conference on its consecutive 26th fruitful year.

We have prepared for you an exciting event with rich scientific content that will keep all attendance with remarkable experience.

The scientific program of SHA26, has been thoroughly planned by the Sub-Committee Chairmen and member representatives of different working groups as directed and supervised by the Saudi Heart President, Dr. Khalid AlHabib.

SHA26 programme mainly begin on the first day with a series of workshops in 7 different tracks in addition to abstract presentations and nomination of Prof. Mohammed Al-Faqih Prize winner. The second day of the programme highlights sessions collaborated with International organizations such as ESC, EACTS, PACHDA, ASNEC/EACVI, Egyptian Society of Cardiology and other sessions from different specialty. The third day of the event continues the international joint sessions from American College of Cardiology, Gulf Heart Association, Canadian Cardiovascular Society & Turkish Society of Cardiology. Fore'part on the third day is the Plenary Session in the morning with invited international guests.

SHA26 comes up with more than 60 sessions, 17 tracks including Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Anesthesia & Critical Care, Cardiac Imaging, Echocardiography, Cardiac Nursing, Cardiac Technology, Electrophysiology, Preventive & Rehabilitation Cardiology, Heart Failure, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Fellows & Registrars Workshops, Research Workshops and CPR. We have also received more than 200 Abstracts in different specialties.

There are more than 200 consultants and speakers to participate in SHA26 from USA, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Arab & Gulf countries and the Kingdom.

SHA26 provides a wide-ranging opportunity for all Cardiac Physicians, Cardiac Specialists, Nurses, and Cardiac Technologists with regards to new and advance cardiac practices simultaneously set in different specialties.

We are very honored to have a group of hardworking people who have given efforts to make this programme achievable from early last year. I would like to commend all our Committee Chairmen and Sub-Committee members namely Dr. Hani Najm for the International Collaborations, Dr. Ahmed Hersi for Abstract Committee, Dr. Mohammed Al Ghamdi & Dr. Abdullah Al Sehly for Pediatric Cardiology, Dr. Ahmad Omran for Echocardiography, Dr. Mouaz Mallah for Cardiac Imaging, Dr. Turki Al Backer for Cardiac Surgery, Dr. Ahmed Samman for ACHD, Dr. Ali Al Masood for Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Fahad Al Nouri for Preventive and Rehabilitation Cardiology, Dr. Omar Al Radhwan for Cardiac Anesthesia and Critical Care, Dr. Bandar Al Ghamdi for Electrophysiology, Ms. Tara Conboy for Cardiac Nursing, Dr. Howaida Al Qethamy for Cardiac Fellows Workshop (surgery), Dr. Waleed Al Habeeb for Heart Failure, Dr. Arafah for Cardiac Fellows Workshop (cardiology), Dr. Abdulmajeed Khan for CPR, Dr. Omar Galal for Effective Communication Workshop and Mr. Adnan Al Mousa for Cardiac Technology.

On behalf of the SHA26 Scientific & Organizing Committees, we wish that everyone will enjoy this symposium conducted for the first time at this fascinating venue "The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh"

President of SHA
Vice President of SHA
Chairman for International Joint Collaboration
Chairman of
the SHA26 Scientific Committee



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