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SCTS Annual Meeting 2023

Guest Speaker Introductions

The Meetings Team have recorded interviews with some of our guest speakers:

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


2023 Registration

2023 Registration fees below

Click here to register

Registration fees give access to the SCTS Annual Meeting 2023

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


2023 App

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

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



Our lead hotel will be The Hyatt Regency, Birmingham. We have secured room rates with our accommodation agency Mice Concierge.

Please click the below link to arrange your accommodation directly with MICE Concierge.

Accommodation - MICE


2023 Abstract Submission

The deadline for abstract submissions has now closed.

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. The Abstracts of 2022 are already in the pipeline to be published.


2022 Prize Winners

 Prize winners from the 2022 SCTS Annual Meeting will be awarded at the 2023 SCTS Annual Dinner. 


For current Scholarship and Fellowships Details - click here


Social Events

The SCTS Annual Dinner takes place on Monday 20th March 2023

Location: Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Burlington Arcade, 126 New St, Birmingham B2 4JQ

Tickets: £75.00. Tickets are limited and will be available to purchase when registering for the conference.

Ticket includes welcome drink, 3 course meal, wine and entertainment.

There will be no transport provided for this event.

Dress code: Black tie/cocktail dress 1920's style.


Exhibition & Sponsorship

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are now available to book.

Exhibition & Sponsorship costs

Exhibition Floorplan

Exhibitor Manual

To discuss exhibition and sponsorship options please email

Industry Symposiums

All symposiums are included in the main SCTS Annual Meeting registration fee.


NAHP Funding Application

Applications for the NAHP funding for the 2023 SCTS Annual Meeting has now closed.

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 contact if you have any questions.


Childcare Facility

Unfortunately, due to lack of interest and not meeting the required minimum numbers, we were unable to secure the childcare facility for this meeting.



The International Convention Centre 
Broad Street
B1 2EA

ICC Birmingham Venue 

How to get here


Future Meetings

Projected Venues for Future Meetings:

2024 - ICC Wales

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

Daisy Sandeman        SCTS NAHP Lead

Nisha Bhudia              SCTS Associate NAHP Lead

Emma Piotrowski        SCTS Administrator & Conference Organiser

Maika Jimenez Blanco  Conference Organiser & Finance Coordinator (Tilly's cover from December 2022) 


Thank you to our 2023 Platinum & Gold Sponsors