Faculty Information

Speakers are asked to upload slide files by
Friday, August 31st to allow time for CME review.

Disclosure Information

Disclosure Information

Disclosure information is collected as part of the faculty registration process. Please logging to the 2018 Faculty Registration Website to provide and/or update your disclosure informati0on as necessary.

Speakers will not need to include a disclosure slide as part of the slide presentation. The presentation management system will automatically display disclosures before your presentation begins. Moderators are not required to provide slides but will also have a disclosure slide played at the beginning of the session by the presentation management system.

If you are confirmed faculty, but do not have your faculty registration/disclosure link, please contact us at speaker@hfsa.org or (301) 312-8635. You may also contact us regarding official invitation letters for visa purposes.

Faculty Program and Index

Faculty Program and Index

If you have questions about your schedule or would like to communicate in advance with your colleague and require contact information, please contact Sharon Atterbury.

The meeting app is now available to download! Get information on sessions and speakers on your mobile device by going to your phone’s app store and typing in “HFSA 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting”.

To view the desktop version, visit meeting.hfsa.org/mobileapp2018

The 2018 Advanced Interactive Program is also available by clicking here.

Continuous updates to both the app and program will be made between now and September.

Speaker & Moderator Guidelines

Speaker & Moderated Guidelines

Speaker Ready Room

Location: Jackson A B
Friday, September 14 — 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, September 15 — 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, September 16 — 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, September 17 — 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, September 18 — 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Slides

Speakers are asked to upload slide files by Monday, August 31st to allow time for CME review.
Modifications to slides can be made 1) remotely after they have been uploaded and 2) on-site in the Speaker Ready Room. Speakers will not need to include a disclosure slide as part of the slide presentation. The presentation management system will automatically display disclosures before your presentations begins. Moderators are not required to submit slides, but will also have a disclosure slide played at the beginning of the session by the presentation management system.

Time Allotment

In effort to maintain the schedule and pace of the program while also ensuring that no one’s time is unfairly curtailed, speaker timers will utilized and programmed to implement a hard stop. Each room will be equipped with countdown timers with visual “sum up” light to assist speakers. When the allotted time is for each speaker is up, slides will go dark. Please respect the audience and other speakers in your session by staying on time. Preserving time for questions and answers is important. Please see the downloadable speaker program or email speaker@hfsa.org if you have questions on your speaking times.

Audience Response System (ARS)

Select session will be equipped with Social Q&A and/or Polling allowing attendees to submit questions and respond to polls in real time through their mobile device. Additional information on moderator training will be sent in August.

Presentation Management System & Slide Upload

Presentation Management System & Slide Upload

The presentation management website will be open for advance submission of presentations starting in August.

Please upload your slides files by Friday, August 31st to allow time for CME Review. You may submit your PowerPoint presentation before and during the conference via the internet until the last day of the meeting. The standard aspect ratio is 16:9.

Please be sure to read the 2017 HFSA Speaker Guidelines and the Presentation Management Guidelines before uploading your presentation

Resources

Login Information

You will receive and email from PresentationMangement@fremanco.com in August with your credentials. If you do not receive or misplace this email, please contact support@sessionupload.com and they will assist you with login into the advance submission website. These emails can sometimes end up in your clutter or junk folder so please check there too!

If you need assistance or have questions about uploading your presentation, please contact support@sessionupload.com

Confirmation That Your Presentation Was Received

After submitting a file, you will receive a confirmation email within an hour. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact support@sessionupload.com to ensure your file was received. When contacting support for technical issues, please reference HFSA Scientific Meeting as the conference name and the presenter’s full name.

How to Make Changes to your Presentation

If you need to make changes to a presentation that you submitted, you may resubmit files on the website using a new file name; you should also delete the earlier submission. It’s strongly suggested to review your presentation prior to your session, please visit the Speaker Ready Room onsite at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center in JACKSON AB.

Faculty Registration Information

As invited faculty, your meeting registration is complimentary. In an effort to streamline the registration and required documentation process, HFSA has a separate registration site for faculty members. Confirmed speakers and moderators are sent a specific link to a registration process that will require you to:

  • Complete your profile information
  • Provide disclosure information
  • Upload current CV
  • Complete the Speaker/Moderator Agreement

If you are confirmed faculty, but do not have your registration link, please contact us at speaker@hfsa.org or (301) 302-8635.

If you have your faculty link, and are experiencing technical issues please contact customer service at 800.310.7554, 240.439.2554 (international residents) or email HFSA@experient-inc.com

Faculty Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel & Travel Information

Faculty can book their hotel accommodations by visiting the Travel & Hotel page of the Annual Scientific Meeting.  

Faculty Reception

Joint Faculty & Vanderbilt Reception 

Sunday, September 16
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

ACME Feed & Seed 
101 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37201
Distance from hotel: 15 

Join us at one of the best rooftop patios in Nashville to unwind and catch up with colleagues. Acme Feed and Seed in downtown Nashville is just a short bus ride away from the Opryland Hotel!

Buses will depart from the Opryland Hotel (Presidential Portico) at 7:30 PM. Buses will return to the hotel at 9:45 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

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Sponsored by the HFSA and the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute