general information

VENUE AND HEADQUARTERS HOTEL
The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Canada is the venue and headquarters hotel of the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY 17th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE, ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2012.

The Fairmont Royal York
100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1E3
Tel: (416) 368-2511, Fax (416) 368-9040
e-mail: royalyorkhotel@fairmont.com
Reservations Dept. 1-800-663-7229,
Global Reservations Centre 1-800-441-1414

Please identify yourself as a participant of the 17th World Congress on Heart Disease.

For what to see and do while in Toronto, please click here.


LANGUAGE
The official language of the Congress is English.


CLIMATE
The average July temperature in Toronto is warm and comfortable, mostly sunny during the day, with the possibility of clouds and rain approx: 25C / 77F. A light jacket for the evening is suggested as temperatures may cool down. Clothing is informal for all occasions.


VISA
Participants may require a visa to enter Canada. We suggest that you contact the Canadian Embassy/Consulate in your country or ask your travel agent for assistance.


REGISTRATION FEES

  up until
July 25,
2012
after July 25, 2012
Participant US$ 695.- US$ 740.-
Nurse, Technician, Trainee *
Student **
US$ 595.- US$ 595.-
Farewell Dinner (optional) US$ 110.- US$ 110.-
Get-Together Reception cost for Accompanying Person(s) US$ 60.- US$ 60.-

* letter of verification required
** valid student card required

Fees for PARTICIPANTS include: participation in all scientific sessions, Congress kit, program, abstract book, printed material of the Congress and invitation to Get-Together Reception.


PAYMENT
Payment for registration fees may be made directly via our website: CardiologyOnline.com, by credit card, i.e. Visa, MasterCard, or American Express, by cheque payable to the 17th World Congress on Heart Disease, or by bank transfer to the 17th World Congress on Heart Disease. For further information regarding a bank transfer, please contact the Secretariat.


CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellation received up until May 31, full refund less $100 administrative fee
Cancellation received from June 1 June 30, 50% refund of registration fee paid
Cancellation received from July 1 July 15, 25% refund of registration fee paid
From July 16, no refund available.


INSURANCE
The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants, students and accompanying persons, either during or indirectly arising from the International Academy of Cardiology, 17th World Congress on Heart Disease, Annual Scientific Sessions 2012. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.


ABSTRACTS
Participants interested in presenting oral communications and/or poster presentations are invited to submit their abstract(s) directly via the congress website for consideration by the Scientific Committee. Please see Abstract Guidelines page and Abstract Form for online submission.

Abstracts sent by mail or fax will not be processed by the Secretariat and will not be forwarded to the Scientific Committee for review.  In case of genuine difficulties, please contact the Congress Secretariat: klimedco@ucla.edu.  Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract. If submitting an amended abstract, please indicate that it is a replacement abstract. Each presenting author may submit up to two abstracts for oral presentation and two abstracts for poster presentation.

Symbols, tables, graphs or pictures cannot be submitted via the website.  Abstracts containing symbols, tables, graphs or pictures must be e-mailed as a Word document attachment to the Congress Secretariat: klimedco@ucla.edu. Include the presenting author's full contact details as well as the category under which your abstract should be reviewed.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: MAY 1, 2012

 

PROCESSING OF ABSTRACTS

All abstracts will be reviewed by at least seven members of the Scientific Committee. An abstract may be accepted for oral presentation, as a poster, or may be rejected.

You will receive confirmation from the Secretariat that your abstract has been received, indicating the abstract number, which it has been allocated. Please refer to this number in all correspondence regarding the abstract.

The Scientific Committee will assess all submitted abstracts, and information regarding acceptance and scheduling will then be sent to authors. Authors whose abstracts are accepted agree to give the International Academy of Cardiology permission to publish his/her abstract(s), without compensation, in the Journal of Heart Disease and on its website www.CardiologyOnline.com.

Authors whose abstracts are accepted will be expected to pay Registration fees no later than June 10, 2012 in order to present their study at the Congress.

The abstracts of the Congress will be published in THE JOURNAL OF HEART DISEASE, the official journal of the International Academy of Cardiology.


EXHIBITION
An exhibition is planned to take place during the Congress. For further information, please contact:

The Organizing Committee
17th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE
PO Box 17659
Beverly Hills, CA 90209, USA
Tel: +1 310 657 8777; Fax: +1 310 659 4781
E-mail: klimedco@ucla.edu
Website: www.CardiologyOnline.com


SATELLITE SYMPOSIA AND SPONSORSHIP
For further information, please contact:

The Organizing Committee
17th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE
PO Box 17659
Beverly Hills, CA 90209, USA
Tel: +1 310 657 8777
Fax: +1 310 659 4781
E-mail: klimedco@ucla.edu


CONGRESS SECRETARIAT
Please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat if you require additional information or assistance. All correspondence should be addressed to:

17th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE
PO Box 17659
Beverly Hills, CA 90209, USA
Tel: +1 310 657 8777
Fax: +1 310 659 4781
E-mail: klimedco@ucla.edu
Website: www.CardiologyOnline.com



 


 

 

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