general information


VENUE AND HEADQUARTERS HOTEL

hyatt bostonThe Hyatt Regency Boston in Boston. Massachusetts, USA is the venue and headquarters hotel of the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY,
ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2014,
19th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE
.

Hyatt Regency
One Avenue de Lafayette
Boston, Massachusetts
02111, USA
Tel: +1 617 912 1234
Fax: +1 617 451 2198

 

THE CONGRESS WILL OFFER CME CREDIT.


LANGUAGE
The official language of the Congress is English.


CLIMATE
The average July temperature in Boston is warm and comfortable, mostly sunny during the day, with the possibility of clouds and rain approx: 27ºC / 80ºF. 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 the United States. We suggest that you contact the American Embassy/Consulate in your country or ask your travel agent for assistance.


REGISTRATION FEES

  up until
March 31,
2014
from
April 1 -
April 30
from
May 1 -
June 15
after
June 15, 2014
Participant US$ 495.- US$ 585.- US$ 680.- US$ 780.-
Nurse, Technician, Trainee *
Student **
US$ 380.- US$ 480.- US$ 580.- US$ 675.-
Farewell Dinner (optional) US$ 110.- US$ 110.- US$ 110.- US$ 110.-
Get-Together Reception cost for Accompanying Person(s) US$ 60.- US$ 60.- 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 19th World Congress on Heart Disease, or by bank transfer to the 19th World Congress on Heart Disease. For further information regarding a bank transfer, please contact the Secretariat.
Please note that Registration fees are not transferable.

 

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, Annual Scientific Sessions 2014, 19th World Congress on Heart Disease. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

 

CME CREDIT
The scientific program of the 19th World Congress on Heart Disease will be reviewed by the American Medical Association for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


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 the 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 EXTENDED TO: APRIL 15, 2014

 

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 (ISSN # 1556-7451), on its website www.CardiologyOnline.com, and in the supplement issue of the journal CARDIOLOGY.

Authors whose abstracts are accepted will be expected to pay Registration fees no later than June 5, 2014 in order to present their study at the Congress.

Each presenting author may submit up to 6 abstracts for review and possible presentation at the Congress.

Presenters will be limited to no more than four (4) presentations at this Congress.

Abstracts must be presented by one of the co-authors of the study.

 

PUBLICATION OF ABSTRACTS

Accepted abstracts of participants who have paid the Congress registration fees no later than June 5, 2014, will be published in a special online only supplement issue of the journal CARDIOLOGY.

The journal CARDIOLOGY is published by S. Karger AG Medical and Scientific Publishers, Basel, Switzerland (www.karger.com) and the supplement issue will appear in CARDIOLOGY.

This publication will be registered at bibliographic services such as PubMed/Medline, Current Contents/Life Science, Journal Citation Reports/Science, EMBASE and Chemical Abstracts.

Permission has been granted for Congress participants to print copies of the supplement and there is also free online access to this supplement issue.

In addition, the abstracts of the Congress will also be published in parallel in the JOURNAL OF HEART DISEASE (ISSN # 1556-7451), the official journal of the International Academy of Cardiology and will appear on our website: www.CardiologyOnline.com


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

The Organizing Committee
19th 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
19th 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:

19th 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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    international academy of cardiology

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