Welcome to the SCA 8th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium 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 session(s), 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 the SCA Education Team 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 Chicago!


Poster Set Up and Tear Down Times

Date Session Setup Tear Down
Friday, May 17th TAS Poster Presentations

7 – 7:45 am; 9:45 – 10 am

6 pm – after reception


Poster Presenter Requirements

All main authors are required to register for the meeting online and pay the registration fee.


Poster Requirements

  • Your poster may be a maximum of 48 inches tall and 96 inches wide, in order to fit on the display boards.
  • Your assigned poster number that was provided in your acceptance letter will be in the upper right hand corner of the poster display board, along with your abstract title.
  • SCA will provide tacks for you to hang your poster with at the meeting.
  • Poster display boards on site will be double-sided.

Poster Printing Service

SCA is partnering with LDI to offer poster presenters a scientific poster creation and printing service with professional quality at a great value with an easy-to-use site to place your order. 

You can order a high-quality poster that can be delivered directly to the meeting! The benefits of using Call4Posters™:

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  • Convenient onsite collection
  • Guaranteed quality and on-time arrival
  • Easy-to-use poster templates and different paper types to make the most of your presentation
  • Call4Posters™ customer service available during the meeting to answer any posting printing question

CLICK HERE to place your Call4Posters order today by 8 am (Eastern) on May 12th.


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 the 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.

Date Session Setup Tear Down
Friday, May 17th TAS Poster Presentations

7 – 7:45 am; 9:45 – 10 am

6 pm – after reception