The Croatian Society of Extracorporeal Circulation Technology is honoured to invite you to 12th Croatian Biannual Congress with International participation to be held in Opatija, Croatia, April 19th – 22nd, 2018.
Above the Franz Joseph II. path, with the beautiful wiew of Kvarner bay and islands of Adriatic sea, near Opatija 's town center, hotel Admiral is situated.
Opatija, known as "The old Lady", was established during Austro - Hungarian rule and became the first touristic resort and symbol of tourism development in Croatia.
It's charming architecture dates from the end of 19 th century and is well incorporated in the natural sceenery of the bottom of slopes of Učka mountain. In Opatija you can take a walk at famous paths that leads toward slopes of Učka, or by the sea. You can also rest on the bench of several parks or terrace of numerous facilities by the sea and enjoy yourself in beautiful views all around as once James Joyce did. On the other hand you can choose to participate on a numerous different events that are organized during the year. And definitely you should try some of tasty autohtone dish in one of Opatija 's restaurants.
The Congress is an unique opportunity to learn and to share innovative and best practice, ideas and experiences with colleagues from all over the world. Wherever you work, take this opportunity to break away from your daily routine, in order to discover new approaches and to get acquainted with the lessons learned. But most of all to network and to return home with new knowledge, insight, ideas and newly motivated to your work and colleagues.
Approval of accreditation will be requested again from the The European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (EBCP) and from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) for the award Continuing Education Credits.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is both my honour and great pleasure to welcome all participants of the 12nd CROSECT Congress, which we hope will be a scientifically and socially rewarding, memorable and enjoyable experience.
Welcome to Opatija!
President of the Organizing Committee