Submit Science

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


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

See guidelines, categories, best practices and more tips

New This Year

The incentive to disseminate the latest cardiovascular and stroke science to colleagues around the world has never been greater.

To address this abundant need, Scientific Sessions 2020 is reimagining the way science is shared! Now YOU can present from ANYWHERE. Connect... engage... and share!

Accepted abstracts:

  • Can be presented virtually and/or in person in Dallas, TX
  • Gain a greater overall reach for your science with a larger audience
  • Grow your network and discuss your findings with the audience using live chat
  • Can incorporate video clips, animations, 3D models, audio presentations, and more!

We have also added new COVID-19 abstract categories! View all 2020 General Abstract Submission Categories (PDF).

General Abstracts & Pricing

During these unprecedented times, the American Heart Association wants to support you, your career and the dissemination of life-saving science. New for Scientific Sessions 2020 we are offering:

  • Extended Early Bird Pricing: April 15–June 4 :   Members $30 | Nonmembers $60 
  • World Bank Abstract Pricing*: May 19–June 4 $15

*Do you qualify for World Bank Pricing?

  • Please check the LMIC list (PDF) for your country
  • If your country is eligible, sign in and start your submission to generate your abstract control number.

How to confirm eligibility:

  • Contact to request your one-time use code. Please reference:
    • LMIC-Code in the subject line
    • Include your abstract control number and title in the email.
  • Once we have confirmed your country, based on your profile, the code will be sent.
  • Please do not make the payment until you have received a confirmation email.
  • Note: You must request a code for each submission.

Submit Your Science to Scientific Sessions 2020

Give your cardiovascular and stroke research the visibility it deserves!

Accepted Abstracts are:

  • Published in Circulation, AHA's flagship scientific journal (Impact Factor 2018: 23.054).
  • Promoted to a global audience with over 12 billion media impressions.
  • Available on-site to 13,000 of your colleagues from over 100 countries.

As a Professional Member you can:

  • Save 50% off abstract submission fees and up to $600 off registration.
  • Apply for AHA council-sponsored awards and travel grants (over $160,000 available).