Welcome to the SCA 21st Annual Echo Week Abstract Presenter Resource Page

Congratulations on being selected as an abstract presenter for the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Please use this page as a tool to plan your stay, prepare for your presentation, and learn more about the meeting. We will continue to update and maintain this resource page with details pertinent to our abstract authors, 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 presentation will help make it an outstanding educational event. We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!

About the Poster Session

This year, the poster session will be accompanied by a reception that will start at 6 pm in the Overlook Room. Poster presentations will begin at 6:15 pm. Please meet your poster group and moderators by the poster number listed below no later than 6:10 pm in order to promptly begin the poster presentations.

Poster Session Schedule:

Set-Up Wednesday, February 28th, from 7 - 8 am
Session Wednesday, February 28th, from 6 - 7 pm
Teardown Immediately following the poster session

The poster display boards on site will be double-sided. Posters may be no larger than 48 inches tall x 96 inches wide, in order to fit on the display boards. Your poster number will be in the corner of your assigned display board and SCA will provide tacks for you to hang your poster. SCA will not provide poster boards at the meeting, nor will a printing center be available. Your poster must be printed prior to the meeting.

All Poster Presenter Requirements

All presenting authors are required to register for the meeting online and pay the registration fee. Additionally, the presenting author must log into the Faculty Information Center and complete the forms below in order to present at Echo Week, if this was not completed prior to submitting the abstract for review. The SCA Education Team will contact authors directly if forms are missing.
  1. Biography Information
  2. Willingness to Participate 

Changing the Main Author

If the main author is unable to present at the meeting, you must send an email to education@scahq.org providing the name and email address of the replacement abstract presenter prior to the meeting. Unless SCA is notified of a change in presenting author, only the main author will be allowed to present the abstract.

Cancellation Policy

In case the abstract presentation must be cancelled in its entirety due to an unforeseen emergency, an email must be sent to education@scahq.org explaining the situation in appropriate and sufficient detail. Please note: Any main author who fail to notify SCA Staff of a cancellation may be prohibited from presenting another abstract at subsequent SCA meetings.