Welcome to the SCA 2020 Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium Moderator Resource Page! 

Congratulations on being selected to present for the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists in West Palm Beach! 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. 

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 Florida! 

Moderator Requirements

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



PBLD Handout

For PBLD speakers, your handout is expected to be a syllabus, which includes a case presentation with discussion materials. Click here to view a sample PBLD syllabus.

As a reminder, there will be no AV equipment (microphone, projector, etc.) available in the PBLD session rooms. If you wish to show videos or images in your presentation, you may use your personal laptop or provide images in the syllabus. Printed copies of the syllabus will not be provided to the PBLD participants; however, the syllabus will be made available via the meeting app.


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


Items Due:

February 17, 2020

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

February 17, 2020

Speaker Agreement

February 17, 2020

Biographical Information

February 22, 2020

Learning Objectives

March 20, 2020

Syllabus (PBLD Moderators only)

March 20, 2020

CME Test Questions


Please contact SCA Management (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:

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 Management 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 West Palm Beach

Check-In at Registration

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

Room Assignments

Assignments will be printed in the onsite Program Book that you will receive upon check-in at the registration desk.

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 2020 Annual Meeting On Demand product unless you notify SCA Management prior to the meeting via email that you would like to opt out.

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