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Dear Colleagues, 

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of theThe 9th Shanghai Conference on Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease, Seminar on Pediatric Cardiac and Vascualr Engineering and Technology, it’s our pleasure to invite you to participate in this conference on September 20-23, 2019, at Sheraton Shanghai Hotel & Residences Pudong, Shanghai, PR. China. 

Over recent years, the SCPCD has been one of the leading conference in China for research in the theory and practice of pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery. Over the years, the conference has been instrumental in the advancement of pediatric cardiology and surgery which has made a great stride toward the provision of an International Conference as evidenced by the number of successful meetings held so far.

The vision, “Innovative Perspective for Pediatric Cardiovascualr Disease”, has been set for this 9th SCPCD, with an innovative and comprehensive covering the latest developments and progresses in pediatric cardiovascular disease, especially in two ventricle repair for functional single ventricle, pediatric valve surgery&intervention and neonatal heart surgery. The program will highlight numerous hot topics and will include presentations from international experts focusing on new therapies and research at various levels of development, alongside thematic live case presentations to present the impact of these technologies on current and future therapy. Pro. del Nido from Boston Children’s Hospital and Pro. Yoganathan from Georgia Institute of Technology will launch a Seminar on Pediatric Cardiac and Vascualr Engineering and Technology among the conference(20th afternoon and evening), which will present the most up-to-dated application of engineer, visual science and computation in pediatric cardiovascular disease. 

We are here to extend our sincerest welcome to all colleagues around the world in the field to come to Shanghai. We are arranging the most exciting social events for all our delegates and guests to insure you a most unforgettable conference! Shanghai, a vigorous and energetic international metropolis, welcomes people from all over the world to enjoy its special atmosphere. This modern metropolis with its rich heritage of ancient Chinese culture has much to see and do.  

With warm regards

Haibo Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. 
Organizing Committee 
the 9th Shanghai Conference on Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease