BCVS Scientific Sessions 2017

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences

July 10–13, 2017
Portland, Oregon
Registration Information

Check this space for 2017 Registration information.

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission is now closed for 2016.

Member Rates

Professional AHA MembersEarly Reg on or before
May 18, 2016
Advance Reg on or before
June 15, 2016
Standard Reg after
June 15, 2016
Premium Professional Plus Member$475$575$675
Premium Professional Member$475$575$675
General Professional Member$775$875$975
Emeritus Council Member$200$300$400
Early Career Member$350$450$550
Nurse Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
Nurse Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
Nurse General Professional Member$370$470$570
Student/Trainee Member**$250$350$450
EMT/Paramedic Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
EMT/Paramedic Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
EMT/Paramedic General Professional Member$370$470$570
Technician Member*$200$300$400
Therapist Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
Therapist Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
Therapist General Professional Member$370$470$570

Nonmember Rates

NonmembersEarly Reg on or before
May 18, 2016
Advance Reg on or before
June 15, 2016
Standard Reg after
June 15, 2016
Nurse Nonmember$670$770$870
Early Career Nonmember$650$750$850
Student/Trainee Nonmember**$550$650$750
Technician Nonmember*$500$600$700
EMT/Paramedic Nonmember$670$770$870
Therapist Nonmember$670$770$870

Also Available

These optional activities are also available when you register for BCVS 2016.

Early Career Workshop - $20 per person
Tuesday, July 19 at 12:00 noon
Light lunch is served

Early Career Workshop - $20 per person
Wednesday, July 20 at 12:00 noon
Light lunch is served

Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Annual Dinner - $60 for registrants and their guests
Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 pm
Advance registration is required. Attendance is limited to early registrants.

Registration Information

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2016 Scientific Conferences
July 18 - 21, 2016
Phoenix, AZ

Terms and Conditions

Registration Forms (if not registering online):
Member Form (PDF) | Nonmember Form (PDF)

Badge Information
Attendees registering in advance will find their badge and conference materials at the American Heart Association registration desk at the Phoenix Hyatt Regency.

Information for International Attendees
This section of our website provides our international audience with important information, including links to consulates and embassies, to help you obtain your visa.  Please begin your visa application process as soon as possible.  Consulates in some countries take several months to process applications.  If you require a personalized visa invitation letter, you must register for this conference first.  A letter will automatically be sent to you afterwards via e-mail.

Media Registrants
Reporters, writers, producers or editors with credentials from a newspaper, magazine, online news service, radio or TV network or station, wire service and syndicate may register to attend the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2015 Scientific Sessions.  Media interested in attending should contact the Corporate and Media Communications office at (214) 706-1396 or visit the newsroom website.

Registrants who cancel must request a refund of fees paid in writing. Cancellation requests received at Convention Data Services by June 15, 2015, midnight EST will be processed, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued until 7 – 15 days post-event. No refunds will be made after June 15, 2015. Ticketed events are non-refundable. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows after the conference. No refunds will be issued onsite.

Payment Details
Full payment must be received with your registration form. Make checks payable to the American Heart Association or charge your registration to American Express, Discover, VISA or MasterCard. Registrations without complete payment will not be processed. Wire transfers and purchase orders are not accepted.

Written Confirmation
Registrants will receive written confirmation/receipt of registration via e-mail. 

Please Note: The American Heart Association shall not be liable for cancellation of the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2015 Scientific Sessions caused by labor strikes, civil disorders, fires, weather conditions, or other acts of God or for any damages or losses resulting from such cancellation.

Membership Discounts

Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to receive Member Early Registration discount for BCVS 2016 - May 18, 2016.

Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to receive Member Advance Registration discount for BCVS 2016 - June 15, 2016.

Before a registration is confirmed, member and nonmember Student/Trainee or Technicians must provide proof of status with a current license or certificate, student ID or a letter written on official letterhead and signed by department head, mentor or supervisor.  The full nonmember fee will be charged if verification is not provided by June 27, 2016.

By June 27, 2016, verification must be sent to:

Convention Data Services
BCVS 2016
107 Waterhouse Road
Bourne, MA 02532
Fax: 508-743-9607
Email: heartconferences@xpressreg.net

Housing Information

Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 North Second Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Telephone: +1 602-252-1234

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Discover the vibrant heart of the Southwest at Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Set within the center of this cosmopolitan city, our Phoenix AZ hotel is an urban oasis of comfort and calm. From spacious suites to delicious dining and beyond, we invite you to immerse yourself in the very essence of downtown Phoenix, AZ.

Rooms for conference participants are available at a special reduced rate of $119 USD single or double and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until all are filled or until Friday, June 24, 2016. After this date, reservations may be at the prevailing rate and will be subject to availability. The guest room rate is exclusive of applicable taxes.

To take advantage of reduced rates, reserve online or call +1 602-252-1234 and ask for the group rate for the American Heart Association BCVS 2016 conference.

Phoenix, AZ

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Contact: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Phone: (800) 787-8994 or (301) 223-2307
Fax: (301) 223-2355
Email: ahacustomerservice@lww.com

Contact: Convention Data Services (CDS)
Phone: (866) 639-7214 or (508) 743-8528
Fax: (508) 743-9607
Email: heartconferences@xpressreg.net