Participants and attendees will hear about and be able to discuss successes and new initiatives around the globe aimed at reducing the burden of the emerging CVD epidemic and promoting healthier communities, behaviors and lifestyle habits.
Bring your lunch and celebrate as we highlight the top researchers from the following countries. Don’t miss the featured presentation and interactive discussion of an important aspect of research specific to the featured countries. These will take place on Sunday, 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
First Time Ever! Focus on Quality Educational Presentations! Take this opportunity to learn more about the quality improvement programs such as Advanced Certification in Heart Failure, Keeping Re-admission Rates low, How to achieve the target door to balloon time and more!
Sunday, November 13 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Hall A3/A4 Entrance, Booth 701 Science & Technology Hall
This year for the first time, the American Heart Association will live stream Late Breaking Clinical Trial Sessions I – V so you can view the presentations from your personal computer - just as if you were with us in Orlando. Purchase for only $79 per session for AHA professional members and $99 per session for all others. If you miss the live stream, you’ll have access to a recording of that session within 24 hours.
All International attendees are invited to relax and network in the International Lounge located in the Science and Technology Hall, Booth 2163. Coffee will be available during limited hours. A welcome reception for all international attendees will be held in the International Lounge on Monday, November 14 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Located in the Plenary Hall B4 on Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 p.m. The Presidential address and other AHA award presentations will be made. The Lewis Connor lecture will also be in the Opening Session.
Beginning Monday, November 14, professional attendees will be able to access and print their CME/CEs onsite in the Communication Centers located in West Hall B, Level 1; West Hall C Lobby, Level 2; in W415 (Valencia Ballroom) Lobby or in the main registration area at the “Need to Register” and “Already Registered” counters in West Hall C.
Beginning Monday, November 14, International Verification of Attendance certificates can only be printed in the main registration area at the “Need to Register” and “Already Registered” counters in West Hall C.
Meet with the authors Sunday through Wednesday, 9:30-11:00 am or 3:00-4:30 pm.
Best of AHA Specialty Conferences will spotlight the best of the research previously presented at one of AHA’s specialty conferences in 2011. Stop by the Poster Hall on Monday from 9:30–11 am to meet with the presenter. (The poster will be on display the remainder of the week.)
Throughout the Final Program, AHA Daily News and in the Convention Center you will see black and white boxes called QR codes. Use your smartphone to scan these boxes and you’ll have access to online audio, posters, videos, week-at-a glance documents and other tools.
Follow the directions to download free software to your smartphone and enjoy this new and exciting feature.
The American Heart Association's mobile meeting guide and apps put the 2011 final program in the palm of your hand. All major platforms are supported. Go to scientificsessions.org/mobile from your mobile phone to download.