Registration & Housing

Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine
Scientific Sessions 2019

Formerly ATVB|PVD Scientific Sessions

May 14–16, 2019
Marriott Copley Square Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts

Sponsored by: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Council
Peripheral Vascular Disease Council and Genomics & Precision Medicine Council

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Member Registration Rates

Vascular Discovery 2019 Member Rates
Professional MembersEarly Rate
Dec. 19, 2018 – Mar. 12, 2019
Advance Rate
Mar. 13 – April 9, 2019
Standard Rate
April 10 – May 14, 2019
Premium Professional Plus Member$430$530$630
Premium Professional Member$430$530$630
General Professional Member$730$830$930
Premium Emeritus Member$50$130$180
Early Career Member *$430$530$680
(ES) Nurse/Allied Health/Other ** Premium Professional Plus Member$260$360$460
(E) Nurse/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Member$260$360$460
(F) Nurse/Allied Health/Other General Professional Member$280$380$480
Student/Trainee Member ***$150$280$380
Professional Associate Member$730$830$930

* Early Career Member: has received professional degree within the past five years

** Nurse/Allied Health/Other: includes EMT, Paramedic, Technician, Therapist

*** 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.

Nonmember Registration Rates

Vascular Discovery 2019 Nonmember Rates
NonmembersEarly Rate
Dec. 19, 2018 – Mar. 12, 2019
Advance Rate
Mar. 13 – April 9, 2019
>Standard Rate
April 10 – May 14, 2019
Nonmember$830$930$1,030
Early Career Nonmember *$690$790$890
Nurse/Allied Health/Other ** Nonmember$580$680$780
Student/Trainee *** Nonmember$250$380$480

* Early Career Member: has received professional degree within the past five years

** Nurse/Allied Health/Other: includes EMT, Paramedic, Technician, Therapist

*** 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.

Registration Information

Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine
May 14 – 16, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

Terms and Conditions

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 Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine. Media interested in attending should contact the Corporate and Media Communications office at (214) 706-1396 or visit the newsroom website.

Refunds
Registrants who cancel must request a refund of fees paid in writing. Cancellation requests received at Convention Data Services by April 9, 2019 will be processed, less a $75 administrative fee.  No refunds will be made after April 9, 2019. Purchased meal and event tickets are non-refundable. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows after the conference. No refunds will be issued onsite.

Payment Details
Fully 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 Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine caused by labor strikes, civil disorders, fires, weather conditions, or other acts of God or for any damages or losses resulting from such cancellation.

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.

Information for International Attendees

Visas
U.S. Government Entry Requirement for Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Countries

Effective 20 January 2011, citizens of Visa Waiver countries will be unable to enter the United States without Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval from the U.S. Government. VWP travelers who have not obtained approval through ESTA will be denied boarding on any air carrier destined for the United States. For more information, visit the VWP program website.

It is strongly recommended that international participants apply for visas at least 3 months prior to Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine. Note: some consulates may have delays in scheduling visa interviews; therefore, applicants should first contact the consulate to determine the wait time for an interview. Additional information on business visas can be found at the Department of State Business Visa Center website (link opens in new window), and at the IVO website (link opens in new window).

If you are experiencing significant visa delays, please complete the visa survey, and a representative will provide feedback. The U.S. Department of State maintains a comprehensive website containing information about traveling to the United States.

Housing

Hotel

Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02116

BOOK ROOMS

Boston, Massachusetts

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Questions?

Membership:
Contact: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Phone: (800) 787-8984 or (301) 223-2307
Fax: (301) 223-2355
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Registration:
Contact: Convention Data Services (CDS)
Phone: (866) 639-7214 or (508) 743-8528
Fax: (508) 743-9680
Email: heartconferences@xpressreg.net