AICC Annual Meeting

7th December 2018, London

The annual AICC meeting will be held on 7th December.  The programme and details on how to register can be found here

At the AICC conference there will be posters and also a session for presentation of interesting cases, relevant research and audits.

If you would like to submit an abstract for either a poster or an oral presentation, please e-mail a short abstract (no more than 300 words) to [email protected]  Please include the authors names and institutional affiliations  (with the presenting author underlined) and indicate whether you wish your abstract to be considered for an oral presentation, a poster or both.  The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to 12 noon on Friday 2nd November 2018.  


A to Z of Sudden Cardiac Death

6th December 2018, London

The A to Z of sudden cardiac death meeting will be held on Thursday 6trh December 2018.  The programme, which features world renowned speakers, and details on how to register can be found here.


Southeast London Regional ICC Study Day & Network Meeting

2nd November 2018, London

A study day run by King’s Health Partners ICC Service and Cardiomyopathy UK will be held on 2nd November.  More details can be found here.


Heart Rhythm Congress 2018

7th -10th October 2018, Birmingham

The AICC will be holding 2 sessions at the HRC in Birmingham on 8th October.  More information can be found here


BANCC Study Day 2018

14th September 2018, London

This year, BANCC has partnered with the British Heart Foundation and Cardiomyopathy UK to bring you a comprehensive study day focused on the care of patients with cardiomyopathies. Once thought of as a rare disease, cardiomyopathies affect around 1:200 of the population. Cardiovascular nurses at all levels and roles will encounter these patients and families more often and now is the time to ensure you are up to date on the latest evidence for their nursing care and management! As well as the keynote speech from international cardiomyopathy expert, Prof Perry Elliott.  

More information can be found here


Therapeutic Innovations in Inherited Cardiac Conditions Symposium 2018

8th June 2018, London 

This one-day conference, jointly hosted by the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, UCL Personalised Medicine Domain, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, will showcase research in rare and inherited cardiovascular disease. Talks are planned on a diverse range of themes including Therapeutic Innovation in Cardiomyopathies, Risk Prediction, Sudden Cardiac Death and Cardiac Inflammation & Infiltration.
The symposium promises to be a fascinating day with a mixture of insightful talks and time to network with your peers and colleagues.
More information and details on how to register can be found here.

Adult Cardiovascular Pathology Course 

14th-15th June 2018, London

This course approaches the practical problems that face the diagnostic pathologist when dealing with cardiovascular pathology, which is the most common cause of death in the western world today.

The approach to a cardiac autopsy, cardiac anatomy and cardiac dissection will be emphasized  Topics covered include: sudden cardiac death, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, inherited cardiac disease, myocarditis and post-operative deaths.

More information can be found here


Third European Society of Human Genetics Course on Cardiogenetics 

21st-24th April 2018, Manchester

This course aims to deliver up-to-date knowledge on cardiogenetics to cardiologists, genetic counsellors, clinical and molecular geneticists in training or certified. It creates the best opportunity for interaction and discussion with experts from all over Europe. The faculty combines experts from many fields of cardiogenetics known for their teaching skills.

More information can be found here


Cardiology in British Sport Symposium

23rd March 2018, Wembley Stadium

This event, run by experts in sports cardiology, will bring together leading institutions in British sport to highlight key issues with the athlete’s heart that are currently being faced by medical practitioners.

More information can be found here. 

4th North West ICC Study Day: Controversies & Challenges in Heart Muscle Disease

25th January 2018, Liverpool

This ICC study day aims to provide clinical updates in areas such as advanced imaging in phenocopies and when to perform genetic testing in DCM.

The course is aimed at cardiologists and geneticists of all grades, specialist nurses, genetic counsellors and cardiac physiologists.

Registration is FREE!

Further information can be found here.



7th AICC Annual Meeting Friday 1st – Saturday 2nd December 2017

Assembly Buildings Conference Centre, Fisherwick Place, Belfast, BT1 6DW

The AICC Annual Conference will be held in Belfast on Friday 1st December 2017. Please find the programme here.

On the following day, Saturday 2nd December, there will be an education day for Allied Health Professionals (programme here) and a training day for SpRs.

The SpR training day will follow the core and specialist modules for ICC from the Cardiology 2015 curriculum but should also be of interest to Clinical Geneticists. The programme is here.

A certificate of attendance will be provided.

More information about visiting Belfast and accommodation close to the conference venue in the city centre of Belfast can be found here.


The International Cardiovascular Genomic medicine conference: “From genome diagnosis to therapy of inherited cardiovascular diseases”

Will be held on 30-31 October 2017 at the Radisson Blu Convention Center, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Flyer here

Programme here

Registration form here


The AICC will again hold sessions at Heart Rhythm Congress at the Birmingham ICC on Monday 2nd October 2017. Confirmed international speakers include Lia Crotti (Pavia, Italy) and Koonlawee Nademanee (Los Angeles, USA). A special rate of £40 applies to those who wish to attend the AICC sessions only.


The AICC held a session at the British Cardiovascular Society annual meeting, entitled “Innovations in Cardiovascular Genetics”, followed by a poster session.



The 6th AICC annual meeting was held in London in December 2016.

Date: 2 December 2016

Venue: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6JJ

Full programme can be found here


The AICC held a joint session ‘Important issues in Paediatrics & the transition to adult care’, and a debate ‘This house believes that ALL Cardiologists should be requesting ALL genetic tests’ at the Heart Rhythm Congress in Birmingham.

Date: 11 October 2016

Venue: The ICC (International Convention Centre), Birmingham


The AICC held a joint session ‘How to investigate dilated cardiomyopathy‘ at the British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference in Manchester

Date: 8 June 2016

Venue: Manchester Central


The 7th Annual FANS Symposium was jointly presented by the AICC and the Familial Arrhthmia Network Scotland. The programme can be found here.

Date: 27 April 2016

Venue: Apex Hotel, Dundee


2015 AICC 2015

The 5th AICC annual meeting was held in Cardiff.

Date: 16 November 2015

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff


The AICC held a session at Heart Rhythm Congress in Birmingham.

Date: 7 October 2015

Venue: The ICC (International Convention Centre), Birmingham



The 4th AICC annual meeting was hosted in London in November 2014. The programme covered novel issues in inherited cardiovascular disease, including translational genetics, the impact of exercise and athletic activity on diagnosis, as well as family issues encountered in patient management.

Date: 27 November 2014

Venue: Cavendish Conference Centre, Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT



The 3rd AICC annual meeting was held in Cardiff in November 2013. The programme included updates on UK training in inherited cardiac conditions, new care pathways and revised international diagnostic criteria for primary arrhythmias.

Date: 20 November 2013

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff CF10 2FL



The 2nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Inherited Cardiac Conditions (AICC) was held on 19th November 2012 at Cavendish Conference Centre, London. The programme is still available to download. Reviewed topics included inherited vascular disease and sudden arrhythmic death.



The inaugural AICC annual meeting was successfully held in Cardiff in November 2011. The programme included current topics of interest to all those involved in the management of genetic cardiovascular conditions.