Registration Information
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Program and Agenda

Preliminary Program (PDF) - Glance through the planned sessions for all three days.

Information for Invited Speakers and Moderators

Guidelines and Template
All oral presentations must be in electronic slide form and submitted to the American Heart Association 4 hours in advance of session start time. We encourage the use of the Scientific Sessions Slide Template (PPTX) for your presentation.

Download and read the Moderator and Invited Speaker Guidelines (PDFs below) for Resuscitation Science Symposium 2020. Please read in its entirety, as this will provide guidance on how to prepare for your roles.

  • ReSS Moderator Guidelines (PDF)  (Coming soon)
  • ReSS Invited Speaker Guidelines (PDF)  (Coming soon)

Please review these ReSS Speaker Tips (PDF) as you prepare for your presentation meeting.

Uploading Your Presentation
All presenters will receive an email by mid-October which contains instructions on how to upload your presentation(s).

Accepting an invitation to speak or moderate does not automatically register you for ReSS. As an invited speaker, moderator or poster professor, you must register online after completing a series of steps in the online notification system, accessible through the link emailed to you.

Invited speakers and moderators will receive complimentary registration. You will receive an email in mid-September with information and a link to register.

(NOTE: Abstract presenters do not receive complimentary registration. Abstract presenters must register and pay the registration fee to attend and present their abstract.)

Conference Learning Objectives

  • Identify best practices for improved outcomes in cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • Discuss research and advancements in the field of cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • Identify best practices for improved outcomes in life-threatening traumatic injury.
  • Assess research and advancements in the field of life-threatening traumatic injury.



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Phone: (866) 639-7214 or (508) 743-8528
Fax: (508) 743-9680

Conference & Media

Phone: (888) 242-2453 or (214) 570-5935
Media Inquiries: (214) 706-1396 and American Heart Newsroom


Contact: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Phone: (800) 787-8984 or (301) 223-2307
Fax: (301) 223-2355