Welcome Invitation Dear clinicians and researchers, It is our pleasure to announce the sixth Utrecht Stem Cell Conference – Regenerative Medicine Cardiology. The meeting will be held on the 16th of February at the Academic building in Utrecht. Here, we will discuss novel developments in the field of cardiac regeneration, including achieved advancements over the last years, and an outlook for the near future. As a special day closure, Joost Sluijter will give his inaugural lecture to accept his chair as Professor of Cellular and translational Cardiology. We have planned an interactive program with national and international distinguished speakers, and with proud we present our keynote speaker Prof Dr. Francisco Fernández-Avilés, Professor at Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid (Spain). He is the initiator of the transnational alliance for regenerative therapies in cardiovascular syndromes (TACTICS), which is an international group of scientist and clinicians for the comprehensive cardiovascular application of regenerative medicinal products. We hope to welcome you in February! Prof Dr. Steven A. J. Chamuleau Prof Dr. Joost Sluijter Prof Dr. Eva van Rooij Prof Dr. Pieter A. Doevendans Call for Abstracts Submit your abstract before January 26th and present it at the conference! Countdown 09.25 – 15.30 hrs Scientific Program 16.00 – 18.30 hrs Oration & Reception Scientific Program National & international speakers Call for Abstracts Submission deadline January 12th Conference Location University Hall Utrecht Sponsors I would like to register for this conference!