Scientific Conference Overview

The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) 5th International Conference on Cardiomyopathy in Children has been modified to a virtual event to be held on March 5-6, 2021. This two-day scientific conference will focus on determining research priorities and developing strategies for improving the diagnosis, treatment, and health outcomes of children with cardiomyopathy. To view the conference steering committee members, click here.

Registration is now open to all medical and healthcare professionals. Registration fees will be considered a tax-deductible donation to the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation.
Recordings of the two-day conference and an attendee list will be made available after the conference to those who registered.
To register, click here.
Registration deadline is March 1, 2021
  • Physicians: $70
  • Non-physicians: $35
  • Fellows and residents: $35
  • Medical students: no fee

Conference Format

The scientific conference will feature six sessions involving leading experts on pediatric cardiomyopathy, heart failure, and heart transplantation. Sessions will be both on-demand and live with short presentations, case studies, and panel discussions. A meeting agenda will be posted at a later date.
March 5: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
    Steve Lipshultz, M.D., Daphne Hsu, MD and Paul Kantor M.B.B.Ch., M.Sc.
  • Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy
    Melanie Everitt, M.D., Brian Feingold, M.D., John Lynn Jefferies, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy
    Jeff Towbin, M.D. and Teresa Lee, M.D.
March 6: 9:00 am to 1:30 pm EST
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    Charlie Canter, M.D., Steve Colan, M.D., Robert Weintraub, M.B.B.S.
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
    Joseph Rossano, M.D. and Michael Burch, M.B.ChB., M.D.
  • Genetics of Cardiomyopathy
    Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D., Shelley Miyamoto, M.D., Stephanie Ware, M.D., Ph.D.