Welcome to the SCA 40th Annual Meeting & Workshops Moderator Resource Page! 

Thank you for agreeing to moderate for the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists in Phoenix! Please use this page as a tool to plan your stay, prepare for your session(s), and learn more about the meeting. We will continue to update and maintain this resource page with details pertinent to our moderators, so check back often. We hope this information will help make your conference experience an enjoyable and successful one. 

If you have additional questions, please contact SCA Headquarters at education@scahq.org

Thank you for your contribution to the meeting; your session will help make it an outstanding educational event. We look forward to seeing you in Phoenix! 

Optional Moderator ARS Training

SCA will be hosting on-site training sessions designed specifically for moderators. We encourage you to attend one of the training sessions prior to the first session you are moderating to see how the system works, test it yourself, and get your meeting app questions answered by the SCA team.

Date Time Location
Friday, April 28 7:15 am Grand Saguaro North/South
Saturday, April 29 7:30 am Grand Saguaro North/South
Sunday, April 30 7:30 am Grand Saguaro North/South
Monday, May 1 7:30 am Grand Saguaro North/South
Tuesday, May 2 7:30 am Grand Saguaro North/South

If you are unable to attend one of these training sessions, SCA will also be hosting office hours to get your meeting app questions answered.

Date Time Location
Thursday, April 26 5:30 - 6 pm Speaker Ready Room
Friday, April 28 4 - 4:15 pm Speaker Ready Room
Saturday, April 29 12:30 - 1 pm Speaker Ready Room
Sunday, April 30 3 - 3:30 pm Speaker Ready Room
Monday, May 1 3 - 3:30 pm Speaker Ready Room
Tuesday, May 2 2:30 - 3 pm Speaker Ready Room

Moderator Requirements

All moderators are responsible for the learning objectives of their session(s).



The following items must be completed on the Faculty Information Center by the specified dates:


Items Due:

October 26, 2017
  1. Willingness to Participate form(s)
  2. Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
  3. SCA Speaker Agreement
February 15, 2018
  1. Biographical Information
  2. Upload Learning Objectives


Please contact SCA Staff at education@scahq.org if you are unable to complete these requirements by the deadline.

Registration and Housing

Unless otherwise specifically noted in the faculty confirmation letter from the SCA executive office, SCA does not make hotel reservations for faculty. Please visit the "Plan Your Trip" page for all travel and housing information.
If you are entitled to complimentary registration, you will be registered for the meeting and event at which you are speaking.  If you would like to make changes, please contact Member Services at 847.375.6313.
Everyone with a faculty role must complete the online registration form in order to attend the meeting and claim CME credits. The session information letter sent via email by SCA Staff indicates if the SCA is providing you complimentary registration for the main meeting, or if you are required to cover the cost of registration fees. 

Upon Arriving in Phoenix, AZ

Check-In at Registration

All moderators MUST check in at the Registration Desk prior to your first session. SCA staff will have your name badge and other relevant registration materials.

Room Assignments

Room sizes range from approximately 75-900 people each.  Assignments will be printed in the onsite Program Book that you will receive upon check-in at the registration desk.  Please check back for more details in March 2018.
Please arrive at the room assigned for your session at least 15 minutes prior to its start time.  
Your session(s) may be recorded for the 2018 On Demand product unless you notify SCA Staff prior to the meeting via email that you would like to opt out.