Dear Friends,

THAILAND has been honored to host ASCVTS Annual Meeting in the year 2020.
This is truly a great honor as well as an extreme challenge. It is because all previous congresses were so successful and become benchmark for the following meeting .The moment that we were chosen, we felt this responsibility and how important that we must prepare with every best for this important honor.
With support from the ASCVTS Committee, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons of Thailand and The Organizing Committee of ASCVTS 2020, we are proud to announce our commitment for this meeting as following:

1. The venue of the meeting will be in Chiang Mai, one of the most beautiful destination of Thailand, between February 7-10, 2020. It is the most beautiful time of the year surrounding by the glamorous Annual Flower Festival atmosphere.

2. The Theme of the meeting is TOGETHERNESS, INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE. This signifies our belief, with strong bonding of TOGETHERNESS among friends plus INNOVATION of new approaches of treatment, we can certainly achieve EXCELLENCE for caring of our patients.
Taweesak Chotivatanapong
Congress President,

3. We have been honored from more than 80 friends from 20 countries around the world accepting to be International Faculty of the meeting. They are the best group of people who are champions in their fields. In combination with top experts of Local Faculty, the meeting have been best equipped with a group of TOP GUNS to provide the foremost advances and state of the art of current management of cardiovascular and thoracic diseases.

4. To ensure the most comprehensive scientific program, we have been working intensely among scientific committee members with guidance from International Advisory Board. By this way, the program will provide a well balanced framework of current regional problems and practice and cutting edge advances to envisage future direction.

5. Website of the congress to facilitate information, on-line registration and submission of scientific papers and other important activities and updates are now under construction. The formal important website connection is CONTACT INFORMATION On behalf of the organizing committee of ASCVTS 2020, it is our great pleasure to invite all of you to join the meeting. We will be most delightful to welcome you with Thai Hospitality of warm hearted culture to make sure that your visit for the congress will be most impressive both in term of scientific academy and networking of friendship.

Please mark down your calendar and prepare for this astute experience.

Yours sincerely,
Taweesak Chotivatanapong, MD.
Congress President