International Society of Hypertension

Glasgow secures prestigious ESH/ISH Joint Scientific Congress in 2020

The European Society of Hypertension and the International Society of Hypertension (ESH/ISH) Joint Scientific Congress 2020, which will take place at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow, Scotland.

The bid was delivered in partnership with the University of Glasgow, the British Hypertension Society, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) and the SECC.

Glasgow is widely recognised as a Centre for Excellence in hypertension research, making it the perfect host city for the ESH/ISH Joint Scientific Congress 2020; with a long, distinguished record in cardiovascular research, blood pressure and hypertension. This is evidenced by the unique situation where the President of the European Society of Hypertension, Prof Anna Dominiczak and the President of the International Society of Hypertension, Prof Rhian Touyz are both from the University of Glasgow.

Glasgow has a long history of healthcare innovation, pioneering revolutionary medical technologies to world-wide audiences and the city looks forward to a bright future of ground-breaking life science research tackling public health issues head-on.

Glasgow is one of Europe's most vibrant, dynamic and friendly cities. Easy to get to and easy to get around, the city is the location of the award-winning Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (the venue for 2020). Glasgow has a proud history of academic excellence with its universities internationally renowned as centres of learning and research with the second largest student population in the UK.

Delegates can also enjoy Glasgow’s many parks, museums and art galleries, many of which are free of charge. Its unique and warm hearted character make it a hit with visitors, and the city’s excellent track record in hosting major conferences mean that you can look forward to a congress to remember.

Scotland’s cultural capital looks forward to welcoming the ISH and ESH delegates in 2020!

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