HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

September 30, 2022 - October 3, 2022 | Gaylord National Harbor | Washington, DC

Networking Guide

Our Networking Guide is filled with a variety of opportunities for every member of the heart failure care team.

The Virtual Meeting Platform will have a networking tool that is available to all attendees under the Networking tab in the site main menu. Onsite attendees may take part in the numerous networking receptions and activities planned throughout the meeting.

Places to Visit

  • Membership and Information Booth
    Friday, September 30 | 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM | Convention Center Pre-Function
    Saturday, October 1 | 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM | Convention Center Pre-Function
    Sunday, October 2 | 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Convention Center Pre-Function
    Monday, October 3 | 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Convention Center Pre-Function
    Visit the Membership and Information Booth, located on the Ballroom Level near Potomac Ballroom, to learn about HFSA membership and its benefits. Ask questions about HFSA programs, tools, and resources at this one-stop-shop for all things HFSA.
  • HFSA Lounge
    Friday, September 30 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Exhibit Hall
    Saturday, October 1 |11:35 AM - 1:35 PM and 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Exhibit Hall
    Sunday, October 2 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Exhibit Hall
    Monday, October 3 | CLOSED
    Swing by the HFSA Lounge in the Exhibit Hall to connect with peers and colleagues during an existing lineup of receptions and networking activities, such as the Research Reception and Research Corners, and HF Cardiovascular Team Reception. The full schedule of activities is posted outside the lounge.
  • FHFSA Fellows Lounge
    Saturday, October 1 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Chesapeake 3
    Sunday, October 2 | 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM | Chesapeake 3
    Monday, October 3 | CLOSED
    Join other Fellows of the Heart Failure Society of America in the Fellows Lounge! Learn more about becoming an HFSA Fellow by visiting Hfsa.org/fellowship.
  • Professionals In Training (PIT) Lounge
    Saturday, October 1 | 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM | Chesapeake 2
    Sunday, October 2 | 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM | Chesapeake 2
    Monday, October 3 | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Chesapeake 2
    The Professionals In Training (PIT) Lounge is THE SPOT at ASM for all professionals who are in the early stage of their career! Complete with programming centered on career development and professional growth, the PIT Lounge can’t be missed. Make a “PIT stop” here to learn, network, and recharge your battery with refreshments and tech charging stations.
    Learn more about the PIT Lounge >>
    Download the PIT ASM Bucket List >>
  • Journal of Cardiac Failure Booth
    Saturday, October 1 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Potomac Registration Desk
    Sunday, October 2 | 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM | Potomac Registration Desk
    Visit the Journal of Cardiac Failure booth just outside of Potomac Ballroom to interact with the talented JCF editorial team.  Learn more about what the journal has to offer, best practices on submitting your papers for publication, and how you can become part of the JCF team in the future.


Friday, September 30
  • Opening Reception
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Exhibit Hall
    Kick off your time at this year’s ASM with our Opening Reception! Gather with old friends, meet up with new colleagues, and get a first-time peek at this year’s Exhibit Hall.
  • Research Reception
    Sponsored by Platinum ASM Networking Sponsor Novartis
    6:15 PM - 7:15 PM | HFSA Lounge Reception Area
    Network with professionals focused on research in heart failure alongside members of the HFSA Research Committee.
  • Research Corner
    6:15 PM - 7:15 PM | HFSA Lounge
    New to this year’s reception is Research Corner – an opportunity for you to ask questions and engage in dialogue about breakthrough research taking a hold of the field.
Saturday, October 1
  • Nurse Networking Lunch
    Sponsored by Platinum ASM Networking Sponsor Novartis
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | HFSA Lounge
    Calling all nursing professionals – this is the perfect place to share stories, voice your opinions on various topics, and network with your colleagues in an informal setting. Grab lunch in the Exhibit Hall and make your way back to the HFSA Lounge to eat and connect. We hope to see you there!
  • Speed Mentoring (Pre-Registration Required)
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Potomac Terrace
    This popular networking event functions like speed dating and allows mentees to shift from table to table and hold quick talks to connect with and ask questions of established mentors, based on their areas of interest of expertise.
  • Women in HF Reception (No Food or Beverage Provided)
    Sponsored by Platinum ASM Networking Sponsor Novartis
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Potomac C
    It’s time to celebrate the work being done by women in the field of heart failure! Build new connections alongside members of the HFSA Women in Heart Failure Committee, peers, and colleagues.
    Welcome and Intros: Mahazarin Ginwalla, MD, MS FACC, FHFSA, Chair, Women in HF Committee
    Guest Speaker: Dr. Yvonne Cagle - an American physician, professor, retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and former NASA Astronaut
  • Tweet Up
    5:30 PM - 6:15 PM | HFSA Lounge
    Join this year’s Social Media Catalysts for a Tweet Up at ASM! Take a few selfies, connect with colleagues, and live tweet your experience at #HFSA2022! #HFSASMC
  • Poster Reception
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Exhibit Hall
    Explore exciting products, services, and new research as you take another lap around the ePoster Hub and Exhibit Hall.
Sunday, October 2
  • HF Cardiovascular Team Reception
    Sponsored by Platinum ASM Networking Sponsor Novartis
    12:15 PM - 1:15 PM | HFSA Lounge
    We welcome our nursing, pharmacy, and physician assistant attendees for an opportunity of exhilarating conversations. The Heart Failure Cardiovascular Team Reception is a great chance for you to reconnect with colleagues, make new connections, and unwind.
  • President's Reception
    Sponsored by Platinum ASM Networking Sponsor Novartis
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Cherry Blossom Ballroom
    Grab a cocktail at this exciting meet and greet reception – the perfect opportunity for you to interact with HFSA leadership and other attendees.
  • Journal of Cardiac Failure Reception
    8:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Lower Atrium
    Join members of the Journal of Cardiac Failure to discuss all things heart failure. This is a great chance to interact with the editors and writers, as well as learn more about what the journal has to offer in a more informal setting