Registration & Housing

Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions

AHA Council on Hypertension | AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
American Society of Hypertension

September 6–9, 2018
Hyatt Regency Chicago | Chicago, Ill.
Registration Information
Take advantage of Early Registration prices through July 6, 2018.

See more Registration and Housing information.

Abstract Submission
NEW Late-Breaking Abstracts are now closed.


Member Registration Rates

Professional MembersEarly Rate
on or before July 6, 2018
Advance Rate
on or before August 1, 2018
Standard Rate
after August 2, 2018
Premium Professional Plus$515$625$685
Premium Professional$515$625$685
General Professional$785$885$985
Emeritus Member$175$250$400
Early Career Member$200$300$400
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Plus Member$300$400$500
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Member$300$400$500
Nurse/Allied Health/Other General Professional Member$355$455$555
Student/Trainee member$200$300$400
One Day (Member)
Thu., Fri., or Sat.
Two Days (Member)
Thu./Fri, Thu./Sat., or Fri./Sat.
Primary Care Clinician Session (Member)$200$200$200

Nonmember Registration Rates

NonmembersEarly Rate
on or before July 6, 2018
Advance Rate
on or before August 1, 2018
Standard Rate
after August 1, 2018
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Nonmember$450$550$650
Early Career Nonmember$450$550$650
Student/Trainee Nonmember$450$550$650
One Day (Nonmember)
Thu., Fri., or Sat.
Two Days (Nonmember)
Thu. & Fri., Thu. & Sat., or Fri. & Sat.
Primary Care Clinician Session Only$200$200$200

Registrants who cancel must request a refund of fees paid in writing. Cancellation requests received at Convention Data Services by August 1, 2018, 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 August 1, 2018. Purchased meal tickets are non-refundable. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows after the conference. No refunds will be issued onsite.

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 a department head, mentor, or supervisor. The full nonmember fee will be charged if verification is not provided by [date].

By [date], verification must be sent to:
Convention Data Services
HTN 2018
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Bourne, MA 02532

Also Available

Annual Business Meeting and Awards Dinner
The Annual Business Meeting and Award Dinner is on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Join us in celebrating and recognizing all of our Awardees including the recipients of the Excellence Award in Hypertension Research.

$85 — Members
$100 — Nonmembers

The Excellence Award in Hypertension Research will now be honored at the Annual Business Meeting and Award Dinner hosted by AHA’s Council on Hypertension, Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, and the American Society of Hypertension.

Registration Information

AHA Council on Hypertension – American Society of Hypertension Joint Scientific Sessions 2018
September 6-9, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Terms & 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 Hyatt Regency Chicago.

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 Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018. Media interested in attending should contact the Corporate and Media Communications office at (214) 706-1396 or visit the newsroom website.

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 Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018 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.



Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, Illinois, 60601

A customized housing link will be sent with a confirmation letter upon completion of registration.

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