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Opening Plenary


Kick off your #HRS2023 experience with the Opening Plenary on Friday, May 19, 2023, at 8:00 AM CT.

Keynote speaker Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FHRS, will take attendees on a journey through cardiac EP and introduce the Amara-Yad Project, a physician-led initiative to honor victims of medical exploitation via the publication of a new generation of open-access anatomic atlases.

*This digital edition of Atlas of Cardiac Anatomy is available gratis under Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International.

HRS leadership, including HRS President Andrew D. Krahn, MD, FHRS, #HRS2023 Program Chair Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, FHRS, and HRS CEO Patricia Blake, FASAE, CAE, will discuss what you can expect during the meeting and share Society updates.

Opening Plenary Headshots

Add this special session to your #HRS2023 itinerary today to hear from these EP and Society thought-leaders, plus a warm New Orleans welcome from special guests Dan Morin, MD, MPH, FHRS, and his heart rhythm patient and the Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas

Attendee Eligibility

This session is open to all in-person and online attendees.

Advance Registration

Advance registration is NOT required.

How to Attend/Watch

In-Person: Great Hall A, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Livestream: HeartRhythm.com & #HRS2023 Online Platform

The Opening Plenary will be livestreamed on the #HRS2023 Online Platform. Attendees can find the livestreaming links in the Online Planner and Mobile App.

Not registered? No problem! The Opening Plenary livestream is open to all  registered attendees and non-registered individuals. Watch the livestream on the HeartRhythm.com homepage or this page.

On-Demand: #HRS2023 Online Platform

Can’t make the live session? Watch the Opening Plenary on demand within 24 hours of its presentation in New Orleans via the #HRS2023 Online Platform. Registered attendees can find on-demand links in the Online Planner or Mobile App. Registered attendees may access on-demand content via the #HRS2023 Online Platform until December 31, 2023.