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SCTS Annual Meeting

Sunday 17th - Tuesday 19th March 2024 - ICC WALES

Abstract Submission is now open and the deadline is 23:59, Sunday 5th November


Registration Opens 1st December


Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for 2024 is now open. Click here to begin your submission.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 23:59 on 5th November 2023


Please see Instructions for Authors here

We are delighted to announce the new partnership with the Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
SCTS Annual meeting abstracts will be published in the journal as a supplement. 


Guest Speaker Introductions

The Meetings Team have recorded interviews with some of our guest speakers from the 2023 Meeting:

SCTS present an interview with Dr Ignacio Lugones by our Meeting Secretary, Cha Rajakaruna

SCTS promote the Transplant session with Marius Berman and our Meeting Secretary, Cha Rajakaruna

SCTS present an interview with Piroze Davierwala by our Deputy Meeting Secretary, Sunil Bhudia.

SCTS present an interview with Sheila O'Keefe-McCarthy by Nisha Bhudia and Daisy Sandeman

SCTS present a preview of the NAHP Forum by Nisha Bhudia and Daisy Sandeman

SCTS present an interview with Prof Timo Weimar by our Deputy Meeting Secretary, Sunil Bhudia.

SCTS present an interview with Prof Nasser Altorki by our Associate Deputy Meeting Secretary, Carol Tan



Registration will open 1st December 2023

Registration fees give access to the SCTS Annual Meeting

Registration fees include access to the full conference. (Scientific sessions, lectures, abstract presentations, plenary and lunchbox sessions) Also access to the exhibition hall, access to welcoming reception and catering included. The registration fee does not include any extra social activities. 

If you are entitled to a complimentary registration please contact Emma Piotrowski for the discount code.  For discounted fees you do not need a discount code.

Up to 18 CPD points



The SCTS Annual Meeting 2024 Programme will be available soon.


Our Meeting Secretary, Cha Rajakaruna, walks you through the SCTS 2023 App

The 2024 app will be ready February 2024

SCTS 2023 Guide to Speaker rating tool on the App

Our Conference Organiser, Emma Piotrowski, walks you through the SCTS website to show you where you will find all the information you need for the upcoming SCTS 2023 Annual Meeting



We have secured room rates with our accommodation agency Mice Concierge.

Hotel rates will be ready December 2023


2023 Prize Winners

 Prize winners from the 2023 SCTS Annual Meeting will be awarded at the 2024 SCTS Annual Dinner. 


For current Scholarship and Fellowships Details - click here


Annual Dinner 2024

Location: Coal Exchange Hotel, The Exchange Building, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff CF10 5FQ 


Exhibition & Sponsorship

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available to book from October 2023.

2024 Exhibition & Sponsorship Oportunities  

2023 Exhibition Floorplan

Exhibitor Manual

To discuss exhibition and sponsorship options please email Maika Jiménez at


NAHP Funding Application

Applications for the NAHP funding for the SCTS Annual Meeting 2024 are not yet open.

To confirm, the funding is to put towards for registration fees, travel costs and accommodation. The funds will be available as a reimbursement when you submit an expense claim.

Please find below the Terms & Conditions:

NAHP Funding T&Cs

Please contact Emma at if you have any questions.


Childcare Facility

We are currently looking at providing a childcare facility at ICC Wales. If you would like further information, please contact Emma Piotrowski at



International Convention Centre Wales

The Coldra, Catsash Rd, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1HQ

ICC Wales


Future Meetings

Projected Venues for Future Meetings:

2025 - TBC

2026 - ICC Belfast


Meet the Meetings Team

Cha Rajakaruna          SCTS Meeting Secretary

Sunil Bhudia                SCTS Deputy Meeting Secretary

Carol Tan                      SCTS Associate Deputy Meeting Secretary

Nisha Bhudia                 SCTS NAHP Lead

Rosalie Magboo            SCTS Associate NAHP Lead

Emma Piotrowski        SCTS Administrator & Conference Organiser

Maika Jiménez Blanco  Conference Organiser & Finance Coordinator (Tilly's cover from October 2022) 


Thank you to our 2023 Platinum & Gold Sponsors