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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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Abstract Submission
All abstract submissions for Scientific Sessions 2018 are now closed.


Late-Breaking Science Abstract Submissions

Late-Breaking Clinical Science & Special Reports

We are looking for:

  • Late-Breaking Clinical Science: innovative research that includes the latest breakthroughs in clinical science that could have a significant impact on clinical practice.
  • Clinical Science Special Reports: highly-anticipated trial updates, registries, and important clinical science.

Abstract Fees, Dates, and Guidelines:

Late-Breaking Basic Science

These innovative abstracts will provide the latest breakthroughs in basic science, presenting cutting-edge, exciting and pivotal research results.

Abstract Fees and Dates:

General Abstract Submission

NOTE: General Abstract Submission is closed for 2018.

The general abstract submission period is Wednesday, April 18–Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

NOTE: There will be NO EXTENSIONS offered in 2018.

Abstract Fees and Dates:

Early Bird: April 18 – May 23: Members: $30 | Nonmembers: $90
Advanced: May 24 – June 1: Members: $50 | Nonmembers: $110
Standard: June 2 – June 7: Members: $100 | Nonmembers: $150

Become a member now and save up to 60 percent off abstract submission fees!

Why Submit to Scientific Sessions?

Opportunity for Publication:

  • Get published the most prestigious cardiovascular journal! Accepted abstracts are published in the American Heart Association Journal Circulation.
    Circulation continues to be top-ranked for total cites, Impact Factor, 5-Year Impact Factor and much more.

Global Visibility:

Scientific Sessions 2017 was the most talked about cardiovascular conference in 2017!
  • 7,450+ stories developed by national, local, and international media
  • 6.46 billion media impressions
  • Over 300 million impressions across social media

Other Perks:

  • More than $160,000 available through AHA|ASA sponsored awards and travel stipends
  • Become a professional member and save up to 60% off abstract submission fees
  • Face-to-face networking opportunities with global thought leaders

Embargo Policy

Non-latebreaking abstracts and presentations are embargoed for release at 5:00 a.m. ET, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Written embargoed information cannot be shared with anyone but one-on-one embargoed media interviews can be conducted as long as the reporter agrees to abide by the embargo policy. Failure to honor embargo policies will result in the abstract being withdrawn and barred from presentation. View the complete AHA/ASA General Embargo Policies.