Scientific Sessions 2017 Newsroom

November 01, 2017


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Scientific Sessions 2017 Nov. 11-15 (Exhibits Nov. 12-14) Anaheim Convention Center | ReSuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) Nov. 11-13 | Cardiovascular Clinical Nursing Symposium Nov. 13-14

 Media Quick Links: List of hotels for 2017 (PDF) | Map of 2017 hotels (PDF)


Advanced Media Registration & Housing for Scientific Sessions 2017

Open through 5pm CT on October 31, 2017  


  • Technical assistance for the online registration process is available via a link at the bottom of each page of the registration form. For other Scientific Sessions (SS17) questions, please email

  • Due to space and budget limitations, we cannot guarantee working space in the newsroom to media who are not registered by Oct. 31 or to those who register onsite. The deadline for advanced registration is Oct. 31 at 5pm CT. 

  • Onsite registration begins at 8 a.m. CT, on Saturday Nov. 11.


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Media may register for access to the AHA/ASA password protected newsroom (PPN) via this link. Scroll and select Option 1. Once access is approved, or if you already have access to the PPN, your log in credentials will allow you to access to the specific SS17 password protected newsroom when that link is provided about two weeks prior to Sessions in November.

31 Late-breaking science abstracts have been announced for the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017.

Sessions include:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Prevention
  • Hypertension Management
  • Innovative Therapies and Novel Applications

View the complete Late-Breaking Science list

In addition, more than 4,000 scientific abstracts will be presented on basic science, patient care and population research. Find out the latest science on:

  • e-cigarettes
  • what you eat and drink affects your risk of heart failure
  • who is giving and receiving CPR
  • the burden of catastrophic health expenditures for the uninsured

Special summits will focus on:

  • the trends and the future of digital healthcare solutions and health IT directly from health industry CEOs
  • the move to individualized care, i.e., precision medicine
  • stem cell research


Saturday          November 11    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PT (registration)
Sunday            November 12    7 a.m. – 6 p.m. PT
Monday           November 13    7 a.m. – 6 p.m. PT
Tuesday          November 14    7 a.m. – 6 p.m. PT
Wednesday     November 15    7 a.m. – noon PT

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