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  • Registering to attend Sessions virtually is not the same as registering for media only access to SS 2020 embargoed media materials.
  • You will be required to apply for access to the Sessions Password-Protected Newsroom (PPN) or use your current user name and password when the SS 2020 PPN link becomes available prior to the meeting.
  • Please review the updated registration requirements and AHA Embargo and Recording Policies.
  • PPN access is limited to a restricted group of journalists as determined by AHA Communications.

for Scientific Sessions 2020

This year, the American Heart Association will be hosting its 100% virtual Scientific Sessions 2020 from Friday, November 13 through Tuesday, November 17.

It is a two-step registration process this year.
All journalists must REGISTER HERE for the main Scientific Sessions meeting AND HERE for the Password-Protected Newsroom (PPN), if you do not have access currently.

Meeting registration includes an “electronic badge” that will provide access to the live, main event (late-breaking science) sessions virtually, during the meeting.
  1. The Password-Protected Newsroom includes access to the embargoed press materials and resources, and the live, embargoed news briefings.

Important Dates and Links for Registered Media only:

Technical assistance for the online registration process is available via a link at the bottom of each page of the registration form.

QUESTIONS: Please send email to