Convocation & Networking Events

ACC.20 Together With World Congress of Cardiology isn't just about world-class cardiovascular education! It's also a place to connect with your colleagues, look for a new job, or discuss the latest in your specialty area.

ACC.20/WCC is the host to many of the ACC's section meetings which will take place throughout the three days. It's a great time to network with colleagues and friends with similar interests and get involved with initiatives and activities related to your special interest area. Check back in January 2020 for a schedule of additional events being held during ACC.20/WCC.


Join us for the 69th Annual Convocation Ceremony on Monday, March 30, a premier event in cardiology designed to honor their legacy and celebrate the dedication of those among us today working to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.

Convocation will take place in the Main Tent from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and will be followed by a reception outside the Main Tent in the foyer (McCormick Place, Hall B).

  • Mark the Transition of New Leadership: Witness the transfer of leadership our next ACC President, Athena Poppas, MD, FACC and hear her vision for the future.
  • Unite with Visionary Leaders: Convocation brings together national and international leaders and some of the most highly accomplished in the discipline. Celebrate and meet with these members of the cardiology community at the ceremony and reception.
  • Celebrate Achievement: At Convocation, we celebrate the years of dedication, hard work and professional achievement that have led our new FACCs, AACCs and awardees to this moment. Join us to stand among those making a difference and recognize them as professionals moving us, and the specialty, forward.
New Fellows and Associates, be sure to:

ACC.20/WCC Career Fair
Sunday, March 29, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Lounge & Learn Pavilion

Register to participate in the ACC.20/WCC Career Fair to find a new job, connect with potential employers and build your professional network! Be sure to bring copies of your updated CV. Need to polish your professional presentation? Visit the Career Lounge in the Lounge & Learn Pavilion for career advice, CV reviews and headshots leading up to the career fair. The lounge will also host several sessions covering topics such as mentorship, negotiating a contract, non-traditional career paths and more. Keep an eye out for a full schedule of events coming soon.

ACC Section Meetings & Lounge Events

Throughout ACC.20/WCC, ACC's sections will be hosting meetings and lounge events. Don't miss your chance to meet up with your colleagues during these special events. In addition, connect and collaborate with your colleagues in the Member Hub Lounge, a members-only lounge featuring ACC's Member Hub online platform, where you can continue networking long after the conference ends. The Member Hub is a private, online community designed to connect you to ACC's member network. Join to collaborate on projects, get fast answers to questions in targeted discussion forums or connect with a mentor.

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