HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

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

Session Proposals

Proposal submissions are now closed

Scientific Sessions make up the core of the meeting's program, delivering the most innovative, ground-breaking science from across the heart failure field. The Program Committee invites you to submit proposals for sessions at the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2022. Proposals that include multidisciplinary faculty are highly encouraged and will be given preference when the topic area permits.

Session Proposal Deadline: CLOSED
Proposals will not be accepted after the deadline. 

IMPORTANT:
Individuals who serve on a committee or in any position to influence the content of a certified CE activity must disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies that have occurred over the past 24 months. You will not be able to submit a session proposal without completing a disclosure.

Session Proposal Information

Proposal submissions are closed at this time.

You will need the following information to complete the proposal submission process:

Session Information 
Each submission is required to provide the following information: 

  • Session Title
  • Description (4,000 characters or less including spaces) 
  • Session Type (Choose all that apply)
    • Scientific Session (approx 60-90 minutes)
    • Hands-on/Interactive Workshop (approx 90 minutes)
    • Debate
    • Plenary Session
    • Other 
  • Session Category (select one)
    • Acute Decompensated/Hospitalized HF
    • Adherence and Self-Care, Caregiving, Patient Perspectives
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Alternative Therapies and Naturopathic Medicine
    • Biomarkers, Precision Medicine, Pharmacogenetics, -Omics
    • Cardio-Oncology
    • Career Development
    • Co-Morbidities and HF (CKD, Diabetes, COPD, Sleep Disorders, etc)
    • Electrophysiology in HF
    • Epidemiology, Health Services, Quality of Care, Health Policy/Economics, Global Heart Failure
    • Genetic Cardiomyopathies, Amyloidosis, Myocarditis
    • Heart Transplantation
    • Hemodynamics, Physiology
    • HF Definition, Diagnosis and Evaluation
    • HFpEF/HFmEF Clinical Trials, New Drug or Device Therapies
    • HFpEF/HFmEF Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Basic or Translational Science
    • HFrEF Clinical Trials, New Drug or Device Therapies
    • HFrEF Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Basic or Translational Science 
    • Imaging
    • Joint Sessions
    • LVAD/durable MCS
    • Palliative Care
    • Prevention, Nutrition, and Exercise 
    • Pulmonary Hypertension, RV Failure
    • Shock/Temporary MCS, Critical Care 
    • Social Determinants of Health, Gender, Race/Ethnicity
    • Transitions of Care, Readmissions, Remote Monitoring, Disease Management, complex care/polypharmacy
    • Other (additional information required)
  • Target Audience

Additional session information can be uploaded during the “Support Documents” optional step. Documents must be submitted in a .PDF or .DOCX format only.

Moderator Information
Each submission should provide a minimum of two primary moderators. Moderators should have expertise in the subject. Moderators should not dominate the discussion, but should keep the panel directed, lively and interesting.

The following moderator information will be collected:

  • Speaker Name
  • Degrees/Credentials
  • Institution
  • Email Address

Presentation Information
The following presentation information will be collected:

  • Presentation Title
  • Presentation Length (minutes)
  • Presentation Description (150 character maximum)

Speaker Information
Each presentation should provide one primary speaker and are encouraged to include an alternate speaker. The following speaker information will be collected:

  • Speaker Name
  • Degrees/Credentials
  • Institution
  • Email Address
  • HFSA Membership Status
Submission Instructions

Proposal submissions are closed at this time.

STEP ONE: Login to the HFSA 2022 Session Proposal Portal

STEP TWO: Submit Disclosures
Individuals who serve on a committee or in any position to influence the content of a certified CE activity must disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies that have occurred over the past 24 months. You will not be able to submit a session proposal without completing a disclosure.

How to Submit a Disclosure
Click your name in the top right menu and select “Disclosure” from the drop-down menu. You will be redirected to the HFSA Disclosure Portal to submit your disclosures. To finalize your disclosures, complete the “Finalize My Disclosure" step. Failure to complete the “Finalized My Disclosure” step will result in an incomplete submission.

After completing your disclosures, click “Return to Dashboard” to return to the Submission Portal.

STEP THREE: Submit a Submission

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select “+ Add new” next to Proposals
    Note: If you do not see the “+ Add new” button, confirm that the deadline date did not pass, or your disclosures have been finalized. 
  2. Complete the following submission steps:
    • Session Information
    • Supporting Documents (Optional)
      Additional session information can be uploaded during the “Support Documents” step. Documents must be submitted in a .PDF or .DOCX format only
    • Moderator Information (minimum of two primary moderators)
      To add additional moderators: Enter the information of one moderator in the “Moderator” step and select “Submit and Continue”. The portal will update, and users can select “Add Moderator (Primary)” to enter an additional moderator.  
    • Presentations & Speakers
      To add multiple presentations: During the “Presentations & Speakers” step, complete the fields and select “Save and Continue”. The portal will update, and users will be able to add additional presentations by selecting “Add a Presentation”. Users will have the opportunity to update the presentation order after submitting multiple presentations.  
      To add alternate speakers: After completing a “Presentation and Speaker” entry, the portal will allow users to select “Add Alternate”. Note: The speaker submitted with the presentation will be listed as the primary speaker. 
    • Submitter Information

STEP FOUR: Receive Confirmation 
After the submission is complete and finalized, you will receive an onscreen confirmation with a proposal number. Please save this for your records. You will need your proposal number when making changes to your submission.
 

Review Process

All proposals will be considered by the Program Committee go 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 2022 program. 
 
The 2022 Advance Program and initial speaker invitations will be announced later this year. Please check the 2022 HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting website for updates.