INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY, 15th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE, ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSION (15th WORLD CONGRESS )

Venue: The Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Location: Vancouver, British of Columbia, Canada

Event Date/Time: Jul 18, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 21, 2009
Registration Date: Jul 21, 2009
Early Registration Date: Feb 01, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 27, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jul 21, 2009
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Description

The Congress will provide the opportunity for a comprehensive overview of the latest research developments in cardiovascular medicine, primarily in the areas of molecular biology, coronary artery disease, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac surgery.

Plans for this meeting are progressing extremely well. Many distinguished cardiologists and scientists have agreed to join the faculty participating in this Congress.

Program areas will range from clinical pathophysiology to evaluation and stratification techniques and molecular and cellular biology, including neurohumoral, immunological and genetic studies. We will discuss new and innovative diagnostic methods, prevention and treatment of heart disease, and prognostic algorithms. Integrated into the program will be an update on the latest major clinical trials

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VENUE AND HEADQUARTERS HOTEL The Hyatt Regency Vancouver in Vancouver, BC, Canada is the venue and headquarters hotel of the 15th WORLD CONGRESS ON HEART DISEASE, INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2009. Hyatt Regency 1 Discovery Square, 655 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7, Canada Toll Free: +1 800 233 1234 Tel: +1 604 683 1234; Fax: +1 604 689 3707 Reservation Fax: + 1 604 639 4829 LANGUAGE The official language of the Congress is English. CLIMATE The weather in Vancouver in July is moderate, 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. VISA Participants may require a visa to enter Canada. We therefore suggest that you contact the Canadian Embassy/Consulate in your country or ask your travel agent for assistance. REGISTRATION FEES Before February 1, 2009 Participant US $540 Nurse, Technician, Trainee*, Student** US $420 From February 1- May 31, 2009 Participant US $640 Nurse, Technician, Trainee*, Student** US $495 From June 1- July 15, 2009 Participant US $720 Nurse, Technician, Trainee*, Student** US $540 After July 15, 2009 Participant US $760 Nurse, Technician, Trainee*, Student** US $595 *Letter of Verification required ** Valid Student Card Required 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 cheque payable to the 15th World Congress on Heart Disease, or by bank transfer to the 15th World Congress on Heart Disease. For further information regarding a bank transfer, please contact the Secretariat. CANCELLATION POLICY 50% refund on registration fees is applicable if written cancellation received before April 10. 25% refund on registration fees is applicable if written cancellation received before July 10. From July 11 no refund available. INSURANCE The Congress Secretariat and Organizers 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 15th World Congress on Heart Disease. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance. ABSTRACTS Participants interested in presenting oral communications and/or poster presentations are invited to submit their abstract(s) directly via this website for consideration by the Scientific Committee. 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. If submitting an amended abstract, please indicate that it is a replacement abstract. Symbols, tables, graphs or pictures cannot be submitted via the website. Abstracts containing symbols, tables, graphs or pictures must be e-mailed as a Word document attachment to the Congress Secretariat: klimedco@ucla.edu. Include the presenting author's full contact details as well as the category under which your abstract should be reviewed. DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: FEBRUARY 27, 2009 PROCESSING OF ABSTRACTS All abstracts will be reviewed by at least seven members of the Scientific Committee. An abstract may be accepted for oral presentation, as a poster, or may be rejected. You will receive confirmation 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, in the Journal of Heart Disease and on its website www.CardiologyOnline.com. Authors whose abstracts are accepted will be expected to pay Registration fees no later than June 10, 2009 in order to present their study at the Congress. The abstracts of the Congress will be published in THE JOURNAL OF HEART DISEASE, the official journal of the International Academy of Cardiology. EXHIBITION An exhibition is planned to take place during the Congress. For further information, please contact: The Organizing Committee 15th 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 15th 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: 15th 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

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