Registration and Housing

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2018 Scientific Sessions

July 30–August 2, 2018
Grand Hyatt San Antonio | San Antonio, Texas

Registration Information
Registration opens March 7, 2018


See Registration Rates and Housing Rates
Abstract Submission
Abstract submission is open until March 14, 2018.

Member Rates

Professional AHA MembersEarly Reg on or before
May 9, 2017
Advance Reg on or before
June 6, 2017
Standard Reg after
June 6, 2017
Premium Professional Plus Member$475$575$675
Premium Professional Member$475$575$675
General Professional Member$775$875$975
Emeritus Council Member$200$300$400
Early Career Member$350$450$550
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
Nurse/Allied Health/ Other General Professional Member$370$470$570
Student/Trainee Member**$250$350$450
Professional Associate Member$775$875$975

Nonmember Rates

NonmembersEarly Reg on or before
May 9, 2017
Advance Reg on or before
June 6, 2017
Standard Reg after
June 6, 2017
Nurse/Allied Health/Other Nonmember$670$770$870
Early Career Nonmember$650$750$850
Student/Trainee Nonmember**$550$650$750

Registration Information

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2018 Scientific Conferences
July 30 - Aug. 2, 2018
San Antonio, Texas

Terms and Conditions

Registration Forms (if not registering online):
Check back soon

Badge Information
Attendees registering in advance will find their badge and conference materials at the American Heart Association registration desk at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower.

Information for International Attendees
This section of our website provides our international audience with important information, including links to consulates and embassies, to help you obtain your visa.  Please begin your visa application process as soon as possible.  Consulates in some countries take several months to process applications.  If you require a personalized visa invitation letter, you must register for this conference first.  A letter will automatically be sent to you afterwards via e-mail.

Media Registrants
Reporters, writers, producers or editors with credentials from a newspaper, magazine, online news service, radio or TV network or station, wire service and syndicate may register to attend the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Scientific Sessions.  Media interested in attending should contact the Corporate and Media Communications office at (214) 706-1396 or visit the newsroom website.

Registrants who cancel must request a refund of fees paid in writing. Cancellation requests received at Convention Data Services by June 6, 2017, midnight EST will be processed, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued until 7 – 15 days post-event. No refunds will be made after June 6, 2017. Ticketed events are non-refundable. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows after the conference. No refunds will be issued onsite.

Payment Details
Full payment must be received with your registration form. Make checks payable to the American Heart Association or charge your registration to American Express, Discover, VISA or MasterCard. Registrations without complete payment will not be processed. Wire transfers and purchase orders are not accepted.

Written Confirmation
Registrants will receive written confirmation/receipt of registration via e-mail. 

Please Note: The American Heart Association shall not be liable for cancellation of the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Scientific Sessions caused by labor strikes, civil disorders, fires, weather conditions, or other acts of God or for any damages or losses resulting from such cancellation.

Membership Discounts

Before a registration is confirmed, member and nonmember Student/Trainee or Technicians must provide proof of status with a current license or certificate, student ID or a letter written on official letterhead and signed by department head, mentor or supervisor.  The full nonmember fee will be charged if verification is not provided by June 19, 2017.

By June 19, 2017, verification must be sent to:

Convention Data Services
BCVS 2017
107 Waterhouse Road
Bourne, MA 02532
Fax: 508-743-9607

AHA Harassment Policy

The AHA requires that all faculty, attendees, exhibitors, presenters, contractors, vendors and volunteers of this AHA meeting comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations, including those that prohibit harassment and discrimination against individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Housing Information


More information will be available closer to the conference.

San Antonio, Texas

This is where you will find details about the Alamo City to plan your trip!



Contact: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Phone: (800) 787-8994 or (301) 223-2307
Fax: (301) 223-2355

Contact: Convention Data Services (CDS)
Phone: (866) 639-7214 or (508) 743-8528
Fax: (508) 743-9607