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HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2021

September 10, 2021 - September 13, 2021 | Gaylord Rockies, Denver, CO + Virtual

Registration

Registration Types - Options Available

IMPORTANT: The HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 will require of all onsite attendees:

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Masks when indoors (other than when presenting or eating)

New in 2021! Attendees may choose from two options to create their own meeting experience: In-Person + Virtual and Virtual Only. To make this year’s meeting more accessible for you and your colleagues, HFSA has kept registration fees low compared to previous rates across all registration types, giving you a variety of options to fit your needs. Click the drop-down links below to see full details on early bird and standard registration fees. 

Early Bird Registration Rates have been extended as our new Standard Discounted Rates. These lower registration rates will be in place through ASM, including onsite registration. This includes In-Person + Virtual registration and Virtual Only registration.

Current Members

Already a member of HFSA? Register now at member rates (prices in drop-down below). 

Non-Members Interested in Membership

Interested in joining or re-instating your HFSA membership? Join and register at member rates (prices in drop-down below).

Non-members Not Interested in Membership

Not interested in becoming a member of HFSA? Register here at non-member rates (prices in drop-down below).

In-Person + Virtual Rates & Details

Access to all meeting activities including in-person live sessions, exhibit hall, networking receptions, and more at the fabulous Gaylord Rockies. In addition, in-person attendees will also have access to the same virtual offerings such as livestreamed sessions if you choose to enjoy a session from your hotel room, an outdoor space, or elsewhere, and OnDemand recordings. Visit our Health and Safety page for details on safety protocols.

Explore the offerings for Virtual Only Attendees with the Activities Grid

NEW Standard Discounted Rates

Registration Types

HFSA Member

Early Bird 

Non-Member

Early Bird

Physician (MD, DO)

$599

$999

Nurse / Nurse Practitioner

$299

$499

Pharmacist

$299

$499

Health Professional

Dietician, EMS, nutritionist, OT, PA, PT, policy analyst, physiotherapist, technician/research technician, social worker.    

$299

$499

Non-Health Professional

$299

$499

FDA / NIH

$299

$499

Trainee

$149

$229

Members of the Press See below

 

Virtual Only Rates & Details

For those who prefer to participate virtually, there will be select livestream sessions and session recordings available OnDemand post-meeting.  Cutting-edge virtual components will bring the Annual Scientific Meeting experience directly to you. 

Explore the offerings for Virtual Only Attendees with the Activities Grid

NEW Standard Discounted Rates

Registration Types

HFSA Member

Early Bird 

Non-Member

Early Bird

Physician (MD, DO)

$359

759

Nurse / Nurse Practitioner

$179

$379

Pharmacist

$179

$379

Health Professional

Dietician, EMS, nutritionist, OT, PA, PT, policy analyst, physiotherapist, technician/research technician, social worker.    

$179

$379

Non-Health Professional

$179

$379

FDA / NIH

$179

$379

Trainee

$89

$169

Members of the Press See below
Letters of Invitation for ASM Attendance and for Visa Purposes

HFSA has developed an official letter of invitation for those requiring confirmation of their need to attend the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting being held from September 10-13, 2021 in Denver Colorado as a contributor, Board of Directors member, or committee chair or member. This letter is available here.  

Letters of invitation for visa purposes will be provided by the HFSA office upon request.  The letter of invitation is meant to assist international heart failure providers in obtaining a visa.  The letter is not a commitment on the part of HFSA to provide any financial support.  Please email your request to info@hfsa.org.  

Press Registration

Press credentials to cover the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting will be granted to representatives of the following news media outlets:

  • General circulation newspapers or magazines
  • Wire services
  • Medical, Science, Pharmaceutical, Nursing, and Allied Health Care publications
  • Broadcast media
  • Web site media
  • Accredited medical and science freelance writers
  • Accredited media relations/public relations representatives of nonprofit health organizations

 After reviewing these bulletpoints and the information below, if you meet the requirements, please complete this form to register as a member of press. Questions? Contact Laura Poko at lpoko@hfsa.org.

Press Policy

Press credentials to cover the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting will be granted to representatives of the following news media outlets:

  • General circulation newspapers or magazines
  • Wire services
  • Medical, Science, Pharmaceutical, Nursing, and Allied Health Care publications
  • Broadcast media
  • Web site media
  • Accredited medical and science freelance writers
  • Accredited media relations/public relations representatives of nonprofit health organizations

Please be aware that camera crews must be escorted by an HFSA representative. Any filming will require written approval from the HFSA.

To receive a complimentary press badge, reporters and writers must show one of the following credentials:

  • Press card
  • Business card clearly stating affiliation and position Must be identified as an editor, publisher, writer, reporter, or producer.
  • Letter on official letterhead from an editor of a publication, web site, or from a producer of a program certifying the person is covering the meeting for the respective organization
  • National Association of Science Writers, International Association of Science Writers membership card
  • Science journalism students will receive credentials by providing a letter on official school letterhead and signed by a department adviser

Complimentary press badges will not be issued to:

  • Advertising sales representatives of publications
  • Spouses and other guests of journalists attending the meeting
  • Advertising, marketing, or public relations representatives from exhibiting companies or their agencies
  • Representatives of organizations selling or producing publications, video, or audio tapes or websites intended for marketing, advertising or public relations purposes.

Individuals with complimentary HFSA press badges may not:

  • Sell, market, or represent a company for the purpose of obtaining advertising or subscriptions from any registrant or exhibitor
  • Market a product or service displayed on the HFSA exhibit floor
  • Misrepresent themselves to secure press credentials to cover the meeting
  • Conduct product promotion that implies HFSA endorsement, or use the HFSA logo and/or name without the express written permission of HFSA’ s CEO
  • Receive CE or CME credits for attending sessions.
  • Attend “By Invitation Only” sessions and events

Individuals with complimentary HFSA press badges who violate this policy will immediately forfeit press credentials for this and subsequent meetings.

If the Scientific Meeting will serve as an organization’s choice venue for the presentation of new research or data, the HFSA maintains the right to embargo all information until the presentation of material at the Scientific Meeting

Embargo Policy

Abstracts accepted are embargoed for release until the time of presentation at the Heart Failure Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting.

The standard is that any company can announce at any time the following:

  1. Announcement that trial is completed
  2. That results will be presented at so and so date in such and such a meeting
  3. What did the trials assess – basic design, questions, study population, interventions etc.

NO RESULTS AT ALL OR ANY HINTS OF RESULTS INDIRECTLY



Cancelation and Change Policy

Attendees may change their In-Person + Virtual registration to Virtual Only without penalty and receive a full refund of the difference in fees until September 10, 2021.

All registration cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing by August 10, 2021. A refund of all fees, minus $80 administration fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date. No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after August 10, 2021. Substitutions are gladly accepted! A transfer of your full registration to another individual is permitted prior to the conference by submitting written request to hfsa@maritz.com. All transfers, including onsite transfers, must be accompanied by proof of the original confirmation letter. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due based on member/non-member pricing, etc.) associated with that substitution. Funds from the program may not be transferred to another program.

Questions? 

For more information or if you have questions about registration, contact HFSA staff at info@hfsa.org.