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 2020, 24th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE.

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

(Specially reduced rates at the Westin Copley Place, Boston up until July 14, 2020)

We encourage all attendees to arrive in Boston on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
The Scientific Program will run from 08:00 on Friday, July 24 to 14:30 on Sunday, July 26, 2020.

Registration will be open from 16:00 - 19:00 on Thursday, July 23rd and a Get Together Reception will take place from 18:00 - 19:00 on Thursday, July 23rd.

 

CME
The scientific program of the International Academy of Cardiology, Annual Scientific Sessions 2020, 24th World Congress on Heart Disease will offer CME credit.


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
April 9, 2020

Advance
from April 10 - June 10, 2020

Standard /
On Site

from
June 11, 2020
Participant US$ 595 US$ 695 US$ 795
Nurse, Technician, Trainee *
Student **
US$ 485 US$ 585 US$ 685
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, 2020, full refund less $100 administrative fee
Cancellation received from June 1 - June 15, 2020, 50% refund of registration fee paid
Cancellation received from June 16 - June 30, 2020, 25% refund of registration fee paid
From July 1, 2020, 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 2020, 24th 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
Abstract Submission will open on November 4th. 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 20, 2020

 

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 5, 2020, 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.

 


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

The Organizing Committee
24th 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
24th 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:

24th 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