International Guests Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial Diseases Dr. Azzari, Fabián Alejandro Former resident in Cardiology, Instituto Cardiovascular de Buenos Aires. Former interventional cardiologist, Clínica Bazterrica, Santa Isabel and Sanatorio Franchin (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Cardiologist at Hôpital régional de Rimouski, (Québec,Canada) since 2008 Dr. Cingolani, Oscar H Associate Professor of Medicine. Director Hypertension Program. Associate Director Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Director Cardiology Grand Rounds. Division of Cardiology Johns Hopkins University Hospital Dra. Contreras, Johanna Director of the Heart Failure Network at Mount Sinai Health System, and the Director of Diversity and Inclusion Also the director of Cardiovascular Research at Mount Sinai West and Medical Director of the Hispanic Heart Center Dr. Delgado, Diego Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto Director of Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital Specialist in heart failure and heart transplant Director of the Cardiac Amyloidosis Program Dr. Kazi, Dhruv Cardiologist and health economist who serves as the Associate Director and Section Head of Health Economics at the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Kazi’s research examines the real-world effectiveness and cost effectiveness of clinical and policy interventions for cardiovascular prevention and treatment, improving access to cardiovascular therapies. Through his scientific leadership role in the American Heart Association, Dr. Kazi advocates for universal access to affordable cardiovascular prevention and care. Dr. Rojas Hernandez, Sebastián In 2019, he expanded his experiences by joining the Heart and Diabetes Centre NRW in Bad Oeynhausen as staff cardiovascular surgeon under the direction of Prof. J. Gummert with a focus on adult cardiovascular surgery, mechanical circulatory support (MCS) and heart transplantation. In 2021, Sebastian Rojas became faculty member at Hannover Medical School (MHH). His sphere of influence expanded in 2022 when he became a visiting professor at the Universidad de Valparaiso in Chile. Sebastian Rojas' clinical and research interests involve cardiac stem cell therapy, ex vivo organ perfusion, thoracic organ transplantation and MCS. He is currently science attaché for the Spanish-speaking group of the ISHLT. Dr. Knop, Gustavo L. Cardiothoracic Surgeon. Instructor in Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Sciences Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States Multimodality Imaging Dr. Asch, Federico Director of Cardiac Imaging Research and Cardiovascular Core Labs, MedStar Health Research Institute Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Washington DC, USA Dr. Chang, Su Min Associate Professor of Medicine Weill Cornell Medical College Associate Director of the Cardiac Computed Tomography Laboratory of the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center Medical Director of Cardiac Imaging Laboratory of the Methodist West Houston Hospital Ischemic Heart Disease Dra. Iribarren, Ana Faculty and Research Scientist at Women 's Heart Center, Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA Dr. Panza, Julio A., MD, FACC, FAHA Director, Department of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center and WMC Health Network Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College Dr. Smits, Peter Dr. Smits is currently Chief Medical Director at CERC (Cardiovascular European Research Center) a Clinical Research Organization founded by Marie- Claude Morice. He has been involved in over 400 peer reviewed papers in the field of interventional cardiology of which he is the first or senior author of 2 NEJM and 2 Lancet papers. Dr Kates, Andrew M. MD, FACC Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief for Education, Division of Cardiology Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO Chair, American College of Cardiology Lifelong Learning Oversight Committee Dr. Wilson, B. Hadley MD FACC Executive Vice Chair Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute/Atrium Health Clinical Professor of Medicine Wake Forest University School of Medicine President American College of Cardiology Arrhythmias and Electrophysiology Dr. Eugenio Cingolani Director del Programa de Cardiogenética y Arritmias Familiares en la Sección de Electrofisiología Cardíaca del Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California. La investigación y la práctica clínica del Dr. Cingolani se centran en los trastornos del ritmo cardíaco y la electrofisiología. Miembro de la American Heart Association (AHA), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), y American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI). Ha participado en múltiples proyectos de investigación, sobre los mecanismos básicos de las arritmias y en el desarrollo de terapias novedosas para los trastornos del ritmo cardíaco. Dr. Adrián Baranchuk MD FACC FRCPC FCCS FSIAC Profesor de Medicina Presidente, Sociedad Interamericana de Cardiología (SIAC) Vice Presidente, International Society of Holter and Non-invasive Electrocardiology (ISHNE) Dr. Adelqui Peralta: Director Electrofisiología Cardiaca, VA Boston Healthcare System Profesor Asistente de Medicina Escuela Médica de Harvard Boston, Massachusetts EE.UU Dr. Baranchuk, Adrián MD FACC FRCPC FCCS FSIAC Professor of Medicine President, Inter-American Society of Cardiology (SIAC) Vice Presidente, International Society of Holter and Non-invasive Electrocardiology (ISHNE) Dr. Cingolani, Eugenio Director of the Cardiogenetics- Familial Arrhythmia Clinic at Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Section of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. Dr. Cingolani's research and clinical practice focus on heart rhythm disorders and electrophysiology. He is member of the American Heart Association (AHA), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), and American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI). His clinical interests are focused on familial arrhythmia syndromes (such as Brugada syndrome, long QT syndrome, arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy), pacemaker and ICD implantation and catheter ablation for cardiac arrhythmias. He has been involved in multiple research projects, investigating basic mechanism of arrhythmias and developing novel therapies for heart rhythm disorders. Dr. Peralta, Adelqui Director Cardiac Electrophysiology, VA Boston Healthcare System Assistant Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts USA Interventional and Structural Cardiology Dr. Balaguer, Jorge M., MD Chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Bellevue Hospital. NY. Associate Professor of Surgery New York University, NY Dr. Cohen, Mauricio G. Director, Structural Heart Interventions, Cleveland Clinic Florida. Dr. Cohen obtained his medical degree in Tucumán, Argentina and completed his training at Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires. He specialized in interventional cardiology at Duke University. Thereafter, he worked at the University of North Carolina from 2003 to 2008, and at the University of Miami from 2009 to 2023 as Medical Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory He has published more than 200 papers in scientific journals. Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease in Adults Dr. Doan, Tam T Pediatric Cardiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. He has expertise in fetal cardiology, echocardiography, cross-sectional cardiovascular imaging, and coronary artery anomalies.