Scientific Sessions 2018

November 10–12

Chicago, Illinois

Registration Information
STANDARD rates now apply
NOTE: The link below is for Scientific Sessions ONLY. To register for the Resuscitation Science Symposium, please visit the ReSS site.


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What's New?

American Heart Association | Scientific Sessions 2018 Final ProgramView the Scientific Sessions 2018 Final Program (PDF) to see the exciting programming planned for your specialty and career level.


Visit the 2018 Online Program Planner for assistance in easily navigating Scientific Sessions with hand-picked programs that focus on your specialty and educational interest.
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What to Expect

New 3-Day Meeting. New Experience. New Sessions.

AHA Scientific Sessions 2018, November 10–12 in Chicago, will provide a new dimension of cardiovascular discovery and clinical practice for clinicians, basic scientists, and researchers.

Highlights include:

Health Tech Summit. Discuss the revolutionary trends showcasing the future of digital healthcare solutions and health IT with Silicon Valley CEOs, emerging start-ups, and the minds behind the software.

Late-Breaking Science.

Keynote Session. Department of Health and Human Services' Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: presenting the second edition, updating the 2008 guidelines.

2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Frontiers in Science Summits. Engage in lively discussion (and sometimes heated debate) with early, mid-, and senior career investigators on the most impressive pre-publication science in the areas of:

Early Career Programming.

Cardiovascular Clinical Nursing Symposium.

State of the Art Cardiovascular Care. This one-day seminar for primary care physicians, nurses, and other health professionals will communicate the latest advances in clinical cardiovascular care. Each session will provide recommendations and updates that can be incorporated into everyday practice.This one-day seminar for primary care physicians, nurses, and other health professionals will communicate the latest advances in clinical cardiovascular care. Each session will provide recommendations and updates that can be incorporated into everyday practice.

Abstract Oral and Poster Sessions.

CME and MOC Credits Available.

Mark Your Calendar Now

Key Dates - Scientific Sessions 2018
DATEEVENT
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