Welcome to our Meeting 2014

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Birmingham for the 10th Congress and Post-Graduate Course of the ECSVD. We look forward to an exciting and stimulating scientific programme and hope that you will join us.

Dr Shireen Velangi
President, ECSVD 2012-2014


The Congress and Post-Graduate Course will be held at Conference Aston, a purpose built conference centre of the University of Aston (www.conferenceaston.co.uk).

The Congress will be on Thursday 11th September and Saturday morning 13th September, with the PGC on Friday 12th September. Full details of the scientific and social programmes can be found by clicking on the relevant pages on the left of the screen. Information on how to register and book accomodation are also available.



All abstracts must be submitted via the website. You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours when your abstract has been received. The closing date for abstract submission is 15th July 2014. Authors of those abstracts accepted for presentation will be notified by 31st July 2014.



Birmingham International Airport is just a few miles east of the city with direct flights to and from most major European destinations (www.birminghamairport.co.uk). There are regular connections to major hubs such as Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.

There are frequent bus and train links into the centre of Birmingham. The journey takes about 20 minutes. Birmingham is a vibrant city and tourist information can be found at www.visitbirmingham.com.


Car parking

This is available on site but needs to be pre-booked. Please visit the Conference Aston website for details.