Why register in advance?  More than 4,000 scientific abstracts on the latest cardiovascular science and medicine will be presented during a 3-day meeting in Philadelphia, Saturday, Nov. 16-Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.

 Plan on staying through Monday afternoon for all the late breaking science news.

Scientific Sessions media registration also gives you access to the Resuscitation Science Symposium 2019 (Nov. 16–17, 2019) being held at The Philadelphia 201 Hotel a few blocks away from the convention center. 

Advance media & housing registration for Scientific Sessions 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia is now OPEN until October 31st.


Reminder - registering at this link to attend/cover Sessions in person is not the same as registering for access to embargoed materials. A link to login - for those who have covered Sessions previously or to sign up for those who have not - will be provided to all media who receive/access our embargoed materials two weeks prior to Sessions.             

  • Technical assistance for the online registration process is available via a link at the bottom of each page of the registration form. QUESTIONS:  Email ahacommunications@heart.org
  • The deadline for advanced registration is October 31, 2019. After that you must register on-site in the News Media Center media registration desk in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia.
  • Onsite registration is open beginning Friday, Nov. 15th from 1pm-5pm ET.
  • Due to space and budget limitations, we cannot guarantee working space in the newsroom to media who are not registered by October 31st or to those who register onsite.
  • Can't Cover Scientific Sessions 2019 in person? Live stream the Late Breaking Sessions remotely.

Please familiarize yourself with our updated AHA Embargo and Recording Policies as some information has changed. 

    Additional Information:
  • Media Materials: Non-late-breaking news materials will be distributed two weeks in advance of the embargo via a link to the Scientific Sessions 2019 password protected newsroom. Access details will be provided at that time. Additional media materials will be available at registration. 

Quick Links: SS 2019 Main Site | SS 2019 Public Newsroom | PA Convention Center | Explore Philadelphia 

News Media Center – Room location TBD

  • Friday, Nov. 15           1 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET(registration) 
  • Saturday, Nov. 16     7 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Nov. 17        7 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET
  • Monday, Nov. 18       7 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET

Please note:

  • Access to the AHA/ASA embargoed media materials is limited to a restricted group of journalists as determined by AHA Communications. 
  • You will be asked periodically to renew your embargo agreement and update your credentials.
  •  If embargoed emails repeatedly bounce-back or a journalist with password protected access has not logged-in during the calendar year, the account will be automatically removed and you will be required to reapply and meet current criteria for acceptance.

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