Scientific Sessions 2020

November 14–16

Dallas, Texas

Registration Information
Registration & housing for Members opens Wednesday, June 17
For Non-Members, Wednesday, June 24


Abstract Submission
Abstract submission opens Wednesday, April 15
Abstract submission closes Thursday, June 4 at 6:00 p.m. CT


2020 Programming for You

27 specialty-focused programming areas divided into three science types: Basic, Clinical and Population

  • Interactive, in-depth educational sessions
  • Innovative experiential learning areas
  • Facilitated by preeminent faculty


  • Late Breaking Science
  • Health Tech & Innovation Summit
  • Clinical Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium
  • State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Care
  • Frontiers in Science Summits
  • Cardio-Oncology Seminar

Scientific Sessions Favorites are Back

  • Heart Hub – Immerse yourself in interactive networking and educational sessions
  • Bring the whole family! Childcare will be available for all participants
  • Game Central – Join the fun and cheer on your colleagues!

Key Dates

Key Dates for Scientific Sessions 2020
Wed., April 15Abstract submission opens
Thu., June 4Abstract submission closes at 6:00 p.m. CT
Wed., June 17Registration & Housing opens for AHA Members
Wed., June 24Registration & Housing opens for Non-members
Tue., Sept. 8Early Bird Rates Deadline
Wed., Sept. 9Advanced Rates Apply
Tue., Oct. 13Advanced Rates Deadline
Wed., Oct. 14Standard Rates Apply

Thanks for making 2019 our best year yet!

Thank you to everyone who came to Philadelphia to share and learn the best in cardiovascular science.

Helpful links from #AHA19:

  • CME/CE information — Eligible courses, and joint accreditation and claim instructions
  • Science News — results, interviews, and in-depth backgrounds on late-breaking science
  • 2019 Abstracts in Circulation — excludes late-breaking clinical trials
  • Studies published in AHA journals — studies presented at #AHA19 and published in Circulation, Stroke, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, Circulation: Heart Failure, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, Hypertension, and JAHA
  • Official photos — of sessions, dinners, meeting and events
  • Social media — Don't forget to share your stories using hashtag #AHA19
See you next year | American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions - November 14-16, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. Abstracts open in April 2020 | Registration opens in June 2020 | #AHA20