Dear Friends and Colleagues,
It is a great pleasure for us to invite you to participate in the 26th Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension (Hypertension Seoul 2016) to be held from 24-29 September 2016 in Seoul, Korea in collaboration with the 12th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension (APSH) and the 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Korean Society of Hypertension (KSH).
We have developed a comprehensive and exciting scientific program for Hypertension Seoul 2016 under the theme of “Working Together for Better Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Disease.″ This will continue the tradition of previous ISH meetings whilst showcasing developments in hypertension control in the rapidly developing Asia Pacific region. Furthermore, it will provide an opportunity to compare the different aspects of cardiovascular diseases and their treatment between the east and the west.
The meeting will cover the latest and most important issues in the field of hypertension and cardiovascular related diseases, and a large number of world-renowned scholars and doctors will be invited to share their remarkable achievements and findings in a comprehensive range of topics including geriatric hypertension in the era of population aging around the world and the advancement of Information Technology that is shaping the future of hypertension control.
Seoul, the venue city of the meeting, is one of the main cultural and technological metropolises of the world, with a year-round calendar of high-class cultural events. As a city with a history of more than 600 years, Seoul, the nation’s capital, possesses a wealth of historical monuments and tourist attractions. Excellent hotels and the exceptionally safe and attractive meeting venue (Coex) will make your participation easy and comfortable. The cultural programs and tours during and after the congress will show you the colors of the city and leave you with lasting memories.
We look forward to welcoming you in late September, the most beautiful season of the year in Seoul for Hypertension 2016.
Cheol-Ho KimPresident and Chairman
Local Organizing Committee
Hypertension Seoul 2016
Rhian TouyzISH President