Registration and Housing

BCVS Scientific Sessions 2017
Basic Cardiovascular Sciences

July 10–13, 2017
Portland, Oregon

Registration Information
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See Registration Rates and Housing Rates
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Member Rates

Professional AHA MembersEarly Reg on or before
May 9, 2017
Advance Reg on or before
June 6, 2017
Standard Reg after
June 6, 2017
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/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
Nurse/Allied Health/ Other General Professional Member$370$470$570
Student/Trainee Member**$250$350$450
Professional Associate Member$775$875$975

Nonmember Rates

NonmembersEarly Reg on or before
May 9, 2017
Advance Reg on or before
June 6, 2017
Standard Reg after
June 6, 2017
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Nonmember$670$770$870
Early Career Nonmember$650$750$850
Student/Trainee Nonmember**$550$650$750

Also Available

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

Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Annual Dinner - $60 member/$85 non-member registrants and guests
Wednesday, July 12 at 7:30 pm
Advance registration is required. Attendance is limited to early registrants.

Women in Science Breakfast
Tuesday, July 11, 7-8 am
No additional cost to attend; continental breakfast will be provided.

Registration Information

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2017 Scientific Conferences
July 10 - 13, 2017
Portland, OR

Terms and Conditions

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

Badge Information
Attendees registering in advance will find their badge and conference materials at the American Heart Association registration desk at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower.

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 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 6, 2017, 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 6, 2017. 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 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

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 19, 2017.

By June 19, 2017, verification must be sent to:

Convention Data Services
BCVS 2017
107 Waterhouse Road
Bourne, MA 02532
Fax: 508-743-9607

AHA Harassment Policy

The AHA requires that all faculty, attendees, exhibitors, presenters, contractors, vendors and volunteers of this AHA meeting comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations, including those that prohibit harassment and discrimination against individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Housing Information


Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

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The modern Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is conveniently located in the heart of downtown. The hotel comprises of two buildings: the landmark Hilton Portland and the upscale Executive Tower with spacious guest rooms and executive level amenities

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Portland, Oregon

Portland has 145 square miles of exciting things to do, eat, drink, see, hike, and EXPLORE



Contact: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Phone: (800) 787-8994 or (301) 223-2307
Fax: (301) 223-2355

Contact: Convention Data Services (CDS)
Phone: (866) 639-7214 or (508) 743-8528
Fax: (508) 743-9607