HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

September 30, 2020 - October 6, 2020 | Virtual


The HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting 2020 is where heart failure teams gather! In 2020, we're excited to bring you HFSA Week - a seven day, virtual gathering of heart failure teams complete with content (the best of science, research and practical management) and connection (awards ceremonies, a virtual exhibit hall, and online chats). Join us online September 30 - October 6, 2020 and view the program overview and components below.

Plan Your Meeting Itinerary
Online Program Planner (Interactive)

Create a personalized itinerary for the meeting and view all details including presenter names for each session.


Meeting Program (PDF)

Get a high-level overview of the meeting with the FINAL schedule at a glance, that includes session titles by day. 



Access the Virtual Meeting Platform

Login and find the full schedule in the main lobby, as well as schedules for Scientific Sessions and Industry Theaters in their respective lobbies. 

Live Interactive Scientific Sessions

Take part in 50+ multidisciplinary scientific sessions offering CME, MOC, CE, CEU and nursing pharmacology credits. Sessions include Saturday plenary, exciting Keynotes, best-in-science sessions including investigator awards, workshops, joint sessions and late breaking clinical trials presented live and available OnDemand within 24 hours.

Virtual Abstracts and ePosters

View ePosters in the ePoster Hall and hear from poster presenters with live, real-time chats immediately following their streamed presentations. Abstract submissions for the 2020 meeting are now closed. 

Late Breaking Clinical Trials

Late-breaking research presented in not one, but TWO livestream sessions occurring on Saturday and Monday.

Networking Opportunities

Connect with fellow attendees through virtual happy hours, award recognition, and popular favorites like speed mentoring and meet the experts. Also, engage in a little friendly competition with games and leaderboards!

Virtual Exhibit Hall

Participate in live, real-time chats with exhibitors and explore Clinical Trial Row and Emerging Therapies Row in the Virtual Exhibit Hall! Exhibit booths are still available!

Additional CME and Non-CME Education

Virtual Satellite Symposia & Workshops (CME) and Industry Theaters (Non-CME) offer additional opportunities to learn about new and emerging clinical options. More information coming soon!

Emerging Therapies Row

Emerging Therapies Row showcases  emerging products by companies early in development of diagnostics and therapies to the heart failure space. More information based on Virtual Emerging Therapies Row will be available in the meeting platform.

Clinical Trial Row

Clinical Trial Row provides a research focus opportunity at HFSA Virtual ASM 2020 to share information through an ePoster. All Clinical Trial Row ePosters can viewed in the Poster Hall Directory and will be available in the ePoster Hall in the online meeting platform.

Program Overview

The HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting 2020 will offer attendees a robust program, spread across seven days. 

  • Livestream sessions (with many available OnDemand within 24 hours)
  • Live chats with exhibitors and poster presenters in the Virtual Exhibit Hall and Virtual Poster Hall
  • Virtual Satellite Symposia
  • Virtual Industry Expert Theaters
  • Networking opportunities including virtual happy hours, award recognition, and popular favorites speed mentoring and meet the experts
  • Fun and friendly leaderboard competitions
  • CME, MOC, CE, Nursing pharmacology and CEU credits
  • And more! 

Daily schedules will vary, with express days lasting only a few hours, and full days consisting of a robust agenda, packed with engaging activities, visits to the exhibit hall, and valuable learning opportunities.


The HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting program is developed and delivered by a multidisciplinary team of experts for the heart failure team of providers. The meeting is ideal for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, scientists, and health care professionals who specialize or have an interest in heart failure.

Call for Session Proposals - Now Closed

Submission Process

Gather the following information:

  • Session Information: Session title, Description, Learning Objectives, and Session Type
  • Moderators: Full names, institution and email for two moderators
  • Speakers: Full name, institution, presentation title, presentation description, presentation length for talks/speakers for the proposed 60-90 minute session.
  • Submitter Information: Full name, institution, address and any disclosures relevant to the session proposal

Proposals are due by July 6, 2020. Review begins right away and late proposals will not be accepted.

Review Process

All proposals will be considered by the Program Committee through a rigorous and multi-stage review process in a genuine effort to ensure the best possible scientific program containing high-quality sessions. The Program Committee reserves the right to modify, combine, and revise all proposals, including both content and proposed speakers/moderators.

It is important to stress that only a fraction of the submitted proposals can be selected for inclusion in the final HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting 2020 Program.