Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Scientific committee of the Nordic Baltic Congress of Cardiology and of Lithuanian Society of Cardiology, we warmly welcome you to the 26th Nordic-Baltic Congress of Cardiology which will be held on June 1-3, 2017 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

The congress aims to provide expert insight into recent advances in key areas of cardiology and cover a number of topics including coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes, heart failure, arrhythmias, hypertension, imaging, intervention and cardiovascular prevention.

Our guests will be invited to numerous lectures, meetings, poster presentations and workshops. We will also discuss organizational issues, with a particular focus on complex approach for treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Vilnius is becoming a vibrant and modern city, steeped in history and tradition. This combined with friendly hospitality of Lithuanian people makes Vilnius enjoyable and cultural place to visit for everyone.

Attending the Congress won’t mean only a scientific experience, but also a cultural and social opportunity. We hope that speakers, participants and guests will find time to discover the wonderful city that is Vilnius with its wealth of historical environment.

As the organizers of this meeting we cordially invite you to share with us days of scientific and personal communication in the beautiful city of Lithuania.

We hope you will enjoy your stay in Vilnius!

Prof. Rimvydas Slapikas
Lithuanian Society of Cardiology