Attendee Services & Directory

The Directory makes it easy to find your way around the Convention Center. Expand the accordion below to learn more about them and their location in the Center.

  ACC Central (Expo, Booth #739)
  ACC Central (Expo, Booth #739)
You’ll find comprehensive information on ACC’s quality initiatives; NCDR® registries and research; self-assessment tools; live events; membership opportunities; and ways to ensure practice viability and protect patient access. In addition, don’t miss the exciting new products and services designed to help you translate science into practice.
  Attendee Services
  Attendee Services
Business Center Grand Lobby
Coat Check East Salon F; Room 149B
Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk Hall D

The Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk is the place to go if you need help with any of the following items:

  • ACC login/password help
  • Accessing ACC.17 AllAccess
  • ACC.17 Mobile Planner/App or Online Program Planner support
  • Claiming credit (CME, CNE, CPE, MOC)
  • Claiming a Certificate of Participation
  • iScience support
First Aid Hall A
Hall D
Housing Assistance Hall D
Information Kiosks Grand Lobby
Lounge & Learn Pavilion, Hall D
L Street, North Concourse
Interfaith Prayer Room Room 142
Lost and Found Room 156
Mothers Room Room 205
The Convocation Ceremony, presided over by Richard A. Chazal, MD, FACC, is one of the most exciting and prestigious events to take place during the Annual Scientific Session, honoring new Fellows (FACC) and Associates of the American College of Cardiology (AACC), recognizing distinguished guests and the induction of Mary Norine Walsh, MD, FACC, as president of the College.

Stop by the Convocation Gowns and Hoods Office, Room 155 to collect your academic attire (gown and hood) and sign the Convocation Register. To schedule an appointment for your Formal Portrait, stop by the Convocation Photography Office, Room 154 between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16.
Convocation Ceremony ACC.17 Main Tent, Hall D
Convocation Office Room 153
Gowns & Hoods Office Room 155
Photography Office Room 154
  Education Sessions & Information
  Education Sessions & Information
ACC.17 Main Tent Hall D
ePoster Learning Stations Hall C
NEW! Personalized Skills Center East Salon AB

Choose to hone your skills in any of the skills training modules available — personalize your curriculum in a unique self-directed, self-paced environment . . . PLUS multi-task by simultaneously learning on iPads and using exercise equipment at the same time!

The Center includes:

  • ‘Drill & Practice’ for Heart Songs and ECG self-directed learning
  • Facilitated hands-on virtual simulation case-based sessions
  • MOC question modules
  • ACCSAP 9 sample trial
  • Live streaming of sessions
  • Access to ePosters

Time spent in the Center is eligible for dual CME/MOC credit. For additional detailed session schedule information, search in the ACC.17 App and filter for “Hands-on Skills Learning”.

MOC Education East Salon C
Poster Sessions Hall C
  Expo (Halls ABC)
  Expo (Halls ABC)
Complete your educational experience at the ACC.17 Expo where nearly 300 companies and organizations will showcase the latest advances in pharmaceuticals, imaging, devices, health IT and the services you need to provide high-quality care to your patients. Learn more about the Expo at ACC.17.
ACC Central & Store Expo, Booth #739
ExpoSuites Expo
Health IT Pavilion Expo
International ACC Chapters Area Concourse above Expo Hall B
Interventional Pavilion Expo
Publishers Showcase Expo
  Faculty & Speaker Information
  Faculty & Speaker Information
Visit the Presenters Only page for additional information for faculty and speakers at ACC.17.
Faculty Lounge Lounge & Learn Pavilion, Hall D
Poster Services Desk Hall C
Speaker Service Center Lounge & Learn Pavilion, Hall D
Speaker Registration Speaker Service Center, Hall D
  Heart Hubs
  Heart Hubs
Designed primarily for overflow crowds, Heart Hubs offer additional space to view sessions that may be full. Several sessions may be shown on plasma screens in the Heart Hub area — grab a headset and dial the channel of your choice to hear the corresponding audio. Lounge & Learn Pavilion, Hall D
Room 145 – 146 Concourse
Outside of Room 207
Outside of Room 202
iScience, the ACC.17 Meeting on Demand Program, is a comprehensive digital library with more than 400 hours of presentations from all 11 learning pathways at ACC.17. With so many concurrent sessions offered at ACC.17, iScience is the perfect way to maximize your time and experience as many sessions as you want. Plus, you can start accessing iScience within 24 hours of each live presentation. L Street North Lobby
ACC Central, Expo, Booth #739
  Learning Destinations
  Learning Destinations
Learning Destinations are diverse, non-certified, educationally focused areas that offer new and creative ways to expand your educational experience at ACC.17. Learn more about the Learning Destinations at ACC.17.
Industry-Expert Theater 1 Expo, Booth #1955
Industry-Expert Theater 2 Expo, Booth #2255
Innovation Stage Expo, Booth #1357
Interactive Learning Labs Expo, Booth #413 & #1849
Patient Engagement Pavilion Expo, Booth #1154
  Lounge & Learn Pavilion (Hall D)
  Lounge & Learn Pavilion (Hall D)
The Lounge & Learn Pavilion will serve as the central hub of ACC.17. It’s the place to meet up with your friends and colleagues, watch sessions in the Heart Hubs, or participate in informal sessions in the various community lounges. Stop by any one of our lounges:

  • ACCEL Office
  • ACCPAC Lounge
  • Cardiology Careers Lounge
  • Cardiovascular Team Lounge
  • Early Career Cardiologists Lounge
  • FIT Lounge
  • International Lounge
  • Women in Cardiology Lounge
Learn more about the Lounge & Learn Pavilion at ACC.17.
  Media Complex
  Media Complex
Visit the Media Information page for additional information.
Exhibitor Newsroom Room 102B
Media Registration West Salon GH Lobby
Newsroom West Salon GH
Press Conference Room Room 103AB
  Medical Meetings Information Unit (Concourse B)
  Medical Meetings Information Unit (Concourse B)
Stop by to pick up information about upcoming medical meetings.
  Portfolio Pick-Up
  Portfolio Pick-Up
Stop by one the Portfolio Pick-Up locations to get your portfolio bag which includes a printed copy of the Program-At-A-Glance as well as other key information to help you navigate the meeting. L Street Building Entrance
Grand Lobby
Room 148
Attendee Registration Hall D
Exhibitor Registration Concourse A
Media Registration West Salon GH Lobby
Speaker Registration Speaker Service Center, Hall D
There are several food and beverage options within Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Box lunches will also be available for purchase in select locations near Lunchtime sessions.
Bistro ACC Expo, Booth #2943
Restaurant Expo, Front of Expo Hall A


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