Amsterdam Cardiovascular Sciences (ACS) organizes several events for ACS researchers within Amsterdam UMC.

Annual ACS Symposium

This annual symposium will take place in the Nieuwe Liefde, Amsterdam. The aim is to stimulate collaborations between the ACS Research programs and to provide a forum to exchange your latest research results (by either an oral or a poster).

Upcoming Annual ACS symposium: 2 September 2021. Click here for more information.

Monthly ACS symposia

Every first Monday of the month, one of the five Research programs of ACS organize a symposium starting at 15:45 hrs with coffee/tea, followed by presentations of several internal and external speakers and discussion from 16:00-18:00 hrs. Upcoming symposia (with registration form) are listed on the events page of this website. Please find below the ACS symposia dates for 2021.

Dates 2021 Research program
February 1 Atherosclerosis & Ischemic Syndromes
March 1 Heart Failure & Arrhythmias
April 12 Pulmonary Hypertension & Thrombosis
May 3 Diabetes & Metabolism
June 7 Microcirculation
September 6 Atherosclerosis & Ischemic Syndromes
October 4 Heart Failure & Arrhythmias
November 1 Pulmonary Hypertension & Thrombosis
December 6 Diabetes & Metabolism

Dates 2022 Research program
February 7 Microcirculation
March 7 Atherosclerosis & Ischemic Syndromes
April 4 Heart Failure & Arrhythmias
May 9 Pulmonary Hypertension & Thrombosis
June 13 Diabetes & Metabolism
September 5 Microcirculation
October 3 Atherosclerosis & Ischemic Syndromes
November 14 Heart Failure & Arrhythmias
December 12 Pulmonary Hypertension & Thrombosis

ACS PhD Retreat

The ACS PhD Retreat is an annual event for all PhD candidates, so for starters and seniors. This two-day event will consist of inspiring keynote speakers, workshops and pitches from your peers, focusing on cardiovascular sciences, but also on inspiring stories beyond. The event is free of charge and includes hotel stay and food and drinks.

Upcoming ACS PhD Retreat: 11-12 March 2021.

PhD afternoons

Twice a year we organize an afternoon specifically for our PhD candidates. It includes a lunch and a discussion about an item chosen by your peers, such as how to make better figures, how to improve your statistic and how to make a good poster. We will announce the events through the ACS website and newsletter. The PhD afternoons are mandatory for all new ACS PhD candidates in Amsterdam UMC location VUmc, but are also available for location AMC PhD candidates.

Due to restrictions regarding COVID-19, social events are cancelled and only the presentations are continued in a digital setting.