general information

 

VENUE AND HEADQUARTERS HOTEL
The Westin Copley Place, Boston is the venue and headquarters hotel of the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY, ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2016, 21st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE.

Westin Copley Place, Boston
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA, 02116, USA
Phone: +1 617 262 9600


We encourage all attendees to arrive in Boston on Thursday, July 26, 2018.
The Scientific Program will run from 08:00 on Friday, July 27 to 14:30 on Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Registration will be open from 16:00 - 19:00 on Thursday, July 26th and a Get Together Reception will take place from 18:00 - 19:00 on Thursday, July 26th.

 

CME
The scientific program of the International Academy of Cardiology, Annual Scientific Sessions 2018, 23rd World Congress on Heart Disease will be an accredited CME program.


LANGUAGE
The official language of the Congress is English.


CLIMATE
The average July temperature in Boston is warm, mostly sunny during the day, with the possibility of clouds and rain. A light jacket for the evening is suggested as temperatures may cool down. Clothing is informal for all occasions.


REGISTRATION FEES

Registration Categories Early bird
up until

Mar. 19, 2018

Advance
from
March 20 -
June 20, 2018

Standard /
On Site

from
June 21, 2018
Participant US$ 580 US$ 690 US$ 790
Nurse, Technician, Trainee *
Student **
US$ 460 US$ 580 US$ 680
Farewell Dinner (optional) US$ 120 US$ 120 US$ 120
Get-Together Reception cost for Accompanying Person(s) US$ 50 US$ 50 US$ 50

* Letter of verification required
** Valid student card required

Fees for PARTICIPANTS include: participation in all scientific sessions, Congress kit, Program 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 check payable to the International Academy of Cardiology, or by bank transfer to the 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, 2018, full refund less $100 administrative fee
Cancellation received from June 1 - June 15, 2018, 50% refund of registration fee paid
Cancellation received from June 16 - June 30, 2018, 25% refund of registration fee paid
From July 1, 2018, no refund available.


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

We recommend that participants begin their visa applications as soon as possible as this can be a lengthy process.


INSURANCE
The Congress Secretariat, Organizers, the International Academy of Cardiology and the Congress Venue, The Westin Copley Place, Boston 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 2018, 23rd World Congress on Heart Disease. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance and safe keeping of personal property.

 

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. Presenters will be limited to no more than three (3) presentations at this Congress. Abstracts must be presented by one of the co-authors of the study. Submitters are requested to indicate their preferred presentation type, however, the Scientific Committees will decide as to the type of presentation for each accepted abstract, i.e whether for poster or oral presentation.

 

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: FEBRUARY 28, 2018

 

PROCESSING OF ABSTRACTS

All abstracts will be reviewed by at least nine 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, 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 20, 2018 in order to present their study at the Congress.

Presenters will be limited to no more than three (3) presentations at this Congress.

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

 

PUBLICATION OF ABSTRACTS

Submitted, accepted abstracts will be published as follows:
1. In the online supplement journal of 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. Permission has been granted for Congress participants to print copies of the supplement and there is also free online access to this supplement issue. This publication will be registered at bibliographic services such as PubMed/Medline, Current Contents/Life Science, Journal Citation Reports/Science, EMBASE and Chemical Abstracts.
2. Accepted abstracts will also be published on this website just prior to the commencement of the Congress.


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

The Organizing Committee
23rd 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
23rd 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:

23rd 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


Affiliated with


 

    international academy of cardiology

 IACS