Scientific Sessions 2020

November 14–16

Dallas, Texas

Registration Information
Registration link coming soon!


Abstract Submission
Submit Late-Breaking Science between June 29–Aug. 10

See more submission information

General abstract submission is closed.
Late-Breaking abstract submission opens June 29 and closes on August 10, 2020, 6:00 p.m. CDT.

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 our 2020 abstract categories. Visit our Submit Science page for more details to get started!

Key Dates

Late-Breaking Science Abstract Submission:

Opens: Monday, June 29 at 8:00 a.m. CDT
Closes: Monday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m. CDT

Stay Tuned. Reimagine! Science presented and shared worldwide. Registration opens end of July #AHA20

This is Presenting Science Reimagined.

Experience the same education, networking, engagement, and interactivity whether you attend virtually or in person:

27 specialty-focused programming areas divided into three science types: Basic, Clinical and Population

  • Interactive, in-depth educational sessions
  • Innovative experiential learning areas
  • Facilitated by preeminent faculty
  • Live chat for even more engagement and discussion


  • Late Breaking Science
  • COVID-19 Hot Topic sessions
  • Health Tech & Innovation Summit
  • Clinical Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium
  • State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Care
  • Frontiers in Science Summits
  • Cardio-Oncology Seminar

Scientific Sessions Favorites are Back!

  • Heart Hub – Immerse yourself in interactive networking and educational sessions
  • Game Central – Join the fun and cheer on your colleagues!

The AHA is committed to those fighting on the front lines with the latest COVID-19 resources and continued dissemination of critical scientific advancements.

During this unprecedented time it is even more critical that we ensure new scientific advancements and evidence-based clinical practice updates are disseminated virtually to our colleagues around the globe.