Conference Overview

New Virtual Format for VT2020

The 15th Annual Symposium on Ventricular Arrhythmias (Virtual VT2020) transitioned to an interactive and highly engaging virtual symposium, broadcast live, October 8-10, 2020.


  • Nearly 3,500 attendees representing 96 countries
  • 26 hours of complimentary live educational programming & 20.5 CMEs
  • 82 world-renowned faculty who are global thought leaders in the field of VT & Sudden Death
  • 14 General Sessions featuring 49 lectures with complementary panel discussions and interactive Q&A
  • 3 Live Case Sessions with a combined 10 live cases from Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute & IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute
  • The Mark E. Josephson Memorial Lecture & Award – Delivered by Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD
  • A Special 3-Hour Asia-Pacific Session, complemented with original presentations and summaries of select daily sessions to accommodate our colleagues practicing in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Special Satellite Sessions: The CME VT Summit: From Mechanisms to Innovations and VT Case Theaters

VT 2021 - Save the Dates!!

The 16th Annual International Symposium on Ventricular Arrhythmias is scheduled for October 15-16, 2021 at the Bellevue Philadelphia.

VT2021 Format

Updates about VT2021 will be announced on the website, including agenda, registration, and plans for a Hybrid version, which combines the in-person Symposium with a real-time live internet-based broadcast.


Live Case Learning

Core to Virtual VT2020 is the Live Case learning experience, which feature the demonstration of new procedures and current practices in real-time that originate from leading electrophysiology labs. Live case demonstrations are complemented with interactive discussions between the operators and expert panelists, who also address questions submitted by attendees.

Live Case Sites

Mount Sinai Hospital IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute University of Pennsylvania Hospital

Rapid-Fire Expert Presentations

World-renowned faculty share their insights and expertise of new information on the basic pathophysiology of ventricular arrhythmias, and current management strategies used for the care of ventricular arrhythmias in various disease states, including non-pharmacological therapies, such as implantable device and catheter ablation techniques, as well as analysis of late-breaking clinical trial data.


Debates present, discuss, and assess opposing viewpoints from leading experts who tackle current topics and controversial issues impacting the field of ventricular arrhythmia management.

Interactive Panel Discussions

Panel discussions, complemented with Q&A sessions, feature global leaders in the field who draw upon their clinical practice and research experience during the interactive and conversational-based forums.

VT Case Theaters

Innovative case reports that illustrate optimal clinical decision-making strategies and procedural approaches through case vignettes, which focus on the monitoring, diagnosis, and/or treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. Case Theaters are complemented with panel discussions and Q&A sessions.

Attendee Engagement

Attendees are empowered to actively engage with the world-renowned faculty throughout the duration of the virtual symposium by submitting questions and providing their perspectives.

CME/CE Certificates

Physician attendees are eligible to obtain up to 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and Nurses, up to 20.5 Contact Hours through their VT2020 attendance. Physicians and Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Virtual VT2020 ON-DEMAND

VT2020 ON-DEMAND provides instant and unlimited access to the full library of 26-hour educational programming that occurred through the Live Broadcast, October 8-10, 2020.

Hosting Organizations

The International Symposium on Ventricular Arrhythmias: Pathophysiology & Therapy is co-hosted by the Division of Cardiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, and the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA. MediaSphere Medical serves as organizer and joint-provider.


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2020 Attendees

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