Scientific Sessions 2017

Scientific Sessions: November 11–15

Resuscitation Science Symposium: November 11–13

Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: November 13–14

Anaheim, California

Registration Information
Registration and housing for AHA Members opens June 13, 2018!

Abstract Submission
Watch this space for 2018 Abstract Submission information.



AHA has one official registration vendor, Convention Data Services (CDS). AHA is not responsible for lost registration fees paid to individuals, agents, websites, or entities other than the official registration provided, Convention Data Services.

Know Before You Go

What to Pack

  • Something red
    Mon., Nov. 13 is Wear Red Day
    Wear a red tie, a scarf or anything red to support Go Red™, AHA's national program supporting awareness of cardiovascular disease in women.
  • Your favorite sneakers
    Tues., Nov. 14 is Wear Sneakers Day
    Ditch the dress shoes and bring your comfy sneakers! This is always a popular day at AHA's largest conference.
  • Workout clothes
    Mon., Nov. 13 is CycleNation LIVE
    Reserve your spot now for CycleNation's free workout class! (link opens in new window)

Why Attend Scientific Sessions?

AHA's Scientific Sessions: Blueprint to the future of cardiovascular science and medicine
  • Global exchange for cardiovascular scientists and clinicians
  • A learning venue where cutting-edge science and clinical practices are discussed and debated
  • World-renowned faculty providing interactive, personalized education
  • Latest discoveries, translations & applications in basic science, clinical care, and population research
  • Designed to assist you in improving patient care and outcomes every step of the way

AHA's Scientific Sessions attracts nearly 18,000 attendees, with a global presence from more than 100 countries. In addition, two million medical professionals participate virtually in lectures and discussions about basic, translational, clinical and population science.

AHA Scientific Sessions 2017, November 11–15, will feature five days of programming for cardiovascular basic scientists, clinicians, and researchers, including:
  • Innovative educational sessions for all career stages
  • Networking with global thought leaders
  • Highly anticipated Late-Breaking Science
  • Cutting-edge Frontiers in Science programming in the areas of Arrhythmias, Stem Cells, Thrombosis, and Vascular Disease
  • 3-day Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS)
  • 2-day Cardiovascular Clinical Nursing Symposium

Key Dates

Key Dates - Scientific Sessions 2017
April 19 Abstract Submission for Sessions and ReSS OPENS
June 5 Late-breaking Clinical Trial Submission OPENS
June 7 Registration & Housing opens for FAHAs and VIPs
June 12 Abstract Submission for Sessions & ReSS CLOSES
June 14 Registration & Housing opens for AHA Professional Members
June 22 Registration & Housing opens for Non-members
June 28 Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Submissions CLOSE
July 24 Late-Breaking Basic Science & Late-Breaking Resuscitation Submission OPENS
August 18 Late-Breaking Basic Science & Late-Breaking Resuscitation Submission CLOSES
September 6 Deadline for Early Registration Rate
October 10 Deadline for Advance Registration Rate
October 11 Standard Registration Rate applies
November 11-15 Scientific Sessions 2017: Anaheim, Calif.