Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: November 10–12
Cardiovascular Clinical Nursing Symposium: November 11

McCormick Place | Chicago, Illinois

New dates. New experience. New Scientific Sessions.

Registration Information
Registration and housing for AHA Members opens June 13, 2018
General registration and housing opens June 20, 2018.


Abstract Submission
Submit abstracts between Wed., April 18–Thu., June 7, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.
No extensions offered in 2018.


See 2018's Abstract Categories (PDF)

Why Attend Scientific Sessions 2018?

New Dates. New Experience. New AHA Scientific Sessions. AHA Scientific Sessions 2018, November 10–12, will provide a new dimension of cardiovascular discovery and clinical practice for clinicians, basic scientists, and researchers, through:

  • Innovative curriculum spanning multiple disciplines - CME and MOC credits available
  • Face-to-face networking opportunities with peers, mentors/mentees, and thought leaders from around the globe
  • Interactive and hands-on educational sessions
  • Highly anticipated Late-Breaking Science results
  • Cutting-edge Frontiers in Science series
    • Arrhythmia Research Summit
    • Precision Medicine Summit
    • Stem Cells Summit
    • Thrombosis Summit
    • Vascular Disease Summit
  • Cardiovascular Clinical Nursing Symposium

From professional development to the late-breaking science, AHA Scientific Sessions moves at the speed of cardiovascular discovery.

Mark Your Calendar Now

Key Dates - Scientific Sessions 2018
April 18Abstract Submissions open
May 30CSSP Registration and Housing opens
June 6FAHA & VIP Registration and Housing opens
June 7Abstract Submissions Close at 11:59 p.m. CDT
No extensions will be offered in 2018
June 13AHA Member Registration and Housing opens
June 20General Registration and Housing opens
July 5Late-Breaking Science Submissions open
August 10Late-Breaking Science Submissions close
No extensions offered in 2018
September 4Deadline for EARLY Registration
Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to qualify for the EARLY Member registration rate
September 5Advance Registration rates apply
October 9Deadline for ADVANCE Registration
Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to qualify for the ADVANCE Member registration rate
October 10STANDARD registration rates apply