Welcome Message

Dear colleagues and friends,

On behalf of the organizing committee, I am pleased to invite you to attend the 17th International Congress of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia in conjunction with the 13th Meeting of Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and the 23rd Meeting of Korean Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiologists.

The ICCVA-ASCA 2019 promises to be a great occasion to present advanced academic achievements, and to exchange information, valuable scientific researches, and cases in the field of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. A large number of eminent speakers and delegates will share their expertise, remarkable accomplishment, and most recent findings. The scientific program will propose high quality sessions that will provide deeper knowledge and new perspectives in this field.

With your support, I am confident that the ICCVA-ASCA 2019 will provide a wonderful opportunity for all participants to network with people and be inspired by new ideas.

I look forward to welcoming you all to the ICCVA-ASCA 2019 in Seoul, Korea!

Sincerely yours,


Jae-Hyon Bahk, M.D., Ph.D.
Congress President
Organizing Committee of ICCVA-ASCA 2019

Local Organizing Committee

Honorary President Yong Woo Hong CHA Bundang Medical Center
Congress President Jae-Hyon Bahk Seoul National University Hospital
Organizing Committee Sang-Hyeon Kwak Chonnam National University Hospital
Young Lan Kwak Severance Hospital
Sung Jin Hong Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
Sang Min Lee Samsung Medical Center
Jin-Tae Kim Seoul National University Hospital
Tae-Yop Kim Konkuk University Medical Center
Ho-Geol Ryu Seoul National University Hospital
Jae-Kwang Shim Severance Hospital
Ji-yeon Sim Asan Medical Center
Jong Hwan Lee Samsung Medical Center
Chun Hak Im Korea University Anam Hospital
Si-Oh Kim Kyungpook National University Hospital
Eun-ho Lee Asan Medical Center
Yun Seok Jeon Seoul National University Hospital

International Advisory Committee

Chair Davy Cheng Canada
Co-Chair Yun Seok Jeon Korea
Member Carlos Galhardo Brazil
Albert Perrino United States
Nian Chih Hwang Singqpore
Chee Yee-EOT Hong Kong
Sheng Wang China
Suraphong Lorsomradee Thailand
Rick Sai-Chuen Wu Taiwan
Minoru Nomura Japan

Congress Overview

Title The 17th International Congress of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia in conjunction with the 13th Meeting of Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and the 23rd Meeting of Korean Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiologists
Date June 6 (Thu)-8 (Sat), 2019
Venue Coex, Seoul, Korea
Official Language English
Hosted by Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Asian Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
Korean Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiologists
Organized by Local Organizing Committee of the ICCVA-ASCA 2019

Congress Venue

Coex (Convention and Exhibition Center) is the best of convention centers in Korea. Established in 1979, Coex has more than 20 years of experience and know-how in the local MICE industry. The center also includes three 5-star hotels, Asia’s largest shopping mall, three multinational office skyscrapers, a cinema complex, and the city’s only airport terminal. Participants can enjoy the ICCVA-ASCA 2019, entertainment, shopping, and culture at the same time!

Venue Coex (Convention & Exhibition Center)
Address 513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164, Korea
Website http://www.coex.co.kr/eng/
Telephone +82-2-6000-7890
Fax +82-2-6000-7893