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BCVS 2015 

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Rate Information

Professional AHA MembersEarly Reg on or before
May 20, 2015
Advance Reg on or before
June 17, 2015
Standard Reg after
June 17, 2015
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 Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
Nurse Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
Nurse General Professional Member$370$470$570
Student/Trainee Member**$250$350$450
EMT/Paramedic Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
EMT/Paramedic Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
EMT/Paramedic General Professional Member$370$470$570
Technician Member*$200$300$400
Therapist Premium Professional Plus Member$350$450$550
Therapist Premium Professional Member$350$450$550
Therapist General Professional Member$370$470$570
NonmembersEarly Reg on or before
May 20, 2015
Advance Reg on or before
June 17, 2015
Standard Reg after
June 17, 2015
Nurse Nonmember$670$770$870
Early Career Nonmember$650$750$850
Student/Trainee Nonmember**$550$650$750
Technician Nonmember*$500$600$700
EMT/Paramedic Nonmember$670$770$870
Therapist Nonmember$670$770$870

Early Career Workshop - $18 per person
Tuesday, July 14 / Noon
Light lunch is served

Early Career Workshop - $18 per person
Wednesday, July 15 / Noon
Light lunch is served

Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Annual Dinner - $60 for registrants and their guests
Wednesday, July 15 / 7:05 pm
Advance registration is required. Attendance is limited to early registrants.

Registrants who cancel must request a refund of fees paid in writing.  Cancellation requests received at Convention Data Services by June 17, 2015, 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 17, 2015.  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. 

Registration Information

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2015 Scientific Conferences
July 13 - 16, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Terms and Conditions

Registration Forms
Member Form (PDF) | Nonmember Form (PDF)

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 2015 Scientific Sessions.  Media interested in attending should contact the Corporate and Media Communications office at (214) 706-1396 or visit the newsroom website.

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 2015 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.


Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to receive Member Early Registration discount for BCVS 2015 - May 6, 2015

Deadline to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member to receive Member Registration discount for BCVS 2015 - June 3, 2015

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 29, 2015.

By June 29, 2015, verification must be sent to:
Convention Data Services
BCVS 2015
107 Waterhouse Road
Bourne, MA 02532
Fax: 508-743-9607

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Telephone: 504-561-0500
Group code: BCV
Online Reservations

Experience the best the Crescent City has to offer from the beautiful Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Located on the banks of the Mississippi, this full–service New Orleans French Quarter hotel is adjacent to the Convention Center, Riverwalk Marketplace and countless French Quarter attractions and restaurants. Enjoy the expansive health club and dine within legendary restaurants.

The AHA has arranged reduced rates for conference attendees, beginning at $129 per night. The rate will be honored by the hotel July 11 – 16, 2015 based on availability.  Rooms will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until all are filled or until June 19, 2015.  After this date, reservations may be at the prevailing rate and will be subject to availability.  The guest room rate doesn't include applicable taxes. Guests booking with the AHA group will have discounted access to the hotel’s fitness facilities and complimentary wireless internet in their rooms.

To take advantage of the reduced rates,reserve online or call (800) HILTONS (toll free) or (504) 561-0500 and ask for the group rate for the American Heart Association July 2015 conference, Group Code BCV. The. Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out for guests who don’t identify their affiliation with the AHA when they make their reservations.



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



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