Additional Activities

ACC.24 is a host to a wide range of educational activities. Attend ACC Meetings and Events, Independent Certified Sessions and Prime Time Events to round out your experience.

ACC Events and Meetings

In addition to the regular program, there are many meetings and events taking place throughout ACC.24 in and around the Georgia World Congress Center. Be sure to check back for updates to the Events and Meetings you'll want to add to your schedule.

Independent Certified Sessions

Independent Certified Sessions are educational programs organized by a non-profit organization that offer continuing medical education (CME), continuing nursing education (CNE) and/or continuing education (CE) credit and for which no commercial support has been received. Be sure to check back for updates to the Independent Certified Sessions you'll want to add to your schedule.

Prime Time Events

Prime Time Events are offered by companies and organizations at various venues throughout Atlanta. Be sure to check back for updates to the non-certified educational events that you'll want to add to your ACC.24 schedule.

Saturday, April 6

6 – 7:30 a.m.

4501. Longitudinal HCM Care in Action: Expert Perspectives to Optimize Diagnosis and Integration of Cardiac Myosin Inhibitors as a Cardiac Care Team
Signia by Hilton
Triumph Ballroom, Level 2
Sponsored by Answers in CME

In this activity, experts in managing hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) will use case-based scenarios and interactive polling questions to discuss how to diagnose patients with obstructive HCM and how to translate the latest evidence on cardiac myosin inhibitors to practice. The expert faculty will also highlight the role of community cardiologists in diagnosing and managing this patient population.

Register here: answersincme.com/90145349

Speakers:
Anjali Tiku Owens, MD
Sara Saberi, MD, MS

6:30 p.m. – Midnight

4504. Paving the Way: Advancements in Hyperkalemia and the Role of the Cardiologist
The Westin Peachtree Plaza
6:30 – 8:15 p.m.
Sponsored by AstraZeneca

This session will provide a detailed look into the burden of hyperkalemia (HK), including HK in patients with heart failure (HF) and in those taking renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors (RAASis). As HK may disrupt guideline-recommended RAASi therapy, this session will discuss how using a K+ binder to manage HK is important in patients on RAASi therapy. Learn from an esteemed panel of your peers about a K+ binder to treat HK in patients with HF, including those on RAASi therapy.

Objectives:

  • Recognize the burden of hyperkalemia in patients with HF
  • Highlight the complications related to RAASi down-titration or discontinuation due to hyperkalemia
  • Emphasize the importance of hyperkalemia management to help enable guideline-recommended RAASi therapy
  • Recognize the role of cardiologists in the treatment of HK with a K+ binder

Speakers:
Stephen J. Greene, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Craig Beavers, PharmD, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, BCCP, BCPS (AQ-Cardiology), CACP
Laura P. Cohen, MD, MPP

4505. Advances in Thrombosis Gameshow Challenge: Unraveling the Future of Factor XI Inhibition
The W Atlanta - Downtown
Great Room 1 & 2
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Medscape

Anticoagulants have been crucial for reducing the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. However, currently available agents are often underutilized or utilized inappropriately primarily due to safety concerns, leading to suboptimal patient outcomes. Emerging evidence suggests that factor XI is a promising new target for inhibition of pathological thrombosis.

Join us in this gameshow challenge and test your knowledge against your peers' about thromboembolic disease and factor XI inhibition.

Speakers:
Geoffrey D. Barnes, MD, MSc
Kenneth W. Mahaffey, MD

Sunday, April 7

6:30 p.m. – Midnight

4510. Title to be Announced
Sponsored by PRI Healthcare for Janssen

4511. Contemporary Results of TAVR With Balloon Expandable Valves Including Results in Small Annuli and Durability
Omni Atlanta Hotel, Grand Ballroom E
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences

6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Cocktail Reception With Heavy Hors D’oeuvres

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Symposium: Contemporary Results of TAVR With Balloon Expandable Valves Including Results in Small Annuli and Durability.

7:30 - 7:35 p.m.
Introductory Remarks

7:35 - 7:45
Contemporary Results With S3UR, the Latest Generation Balloon Expandable Valve

7:45 - 7:50 p.m.
Discussion

7:50-8:00 p.m.
Clinical Outcomes of Balloon Expandable Valves in Small Annuli: The Latest Data

8:00 - 8:05 p.m.
Discussion

8:05 - 8:15 p.m.
Durability: What Does the Patient Care About?

8:15 - 8:30 p.m.
Discussion With Audience Participation

Speakers:
Marty Leon, MD
Amr Abbas, MD
Phillipe Pibarot, MD
Curtiss Stinis, MD
Vinod Thourani, MD

Interested in Hosting an Event?

Exhibitors, universities, and non-profit organizations that wish to host an event during ACC.24 between Friday, April 5 and Monday, April 8 should download and review the Ancillary Event Guidelines and submit a request to host an Ancillary Event. Not an ACC.24 exhibitor? Become one today.

Organizations that wish to host an independent certified session must submit an application for an independent certified session by Monday, Dec. 4, 2023.

* Prime Time Events are not part of ACC.24, as planned by its Program Committee, and these presentations and events do not qualify for continuing medical education (CME), continuing nursing education (CNE) or continuing education (CE) credit.

* Independent Certified Sessions are not part of ACC.24; however, the content was reviewed and approved by the ACC.24 Program Committee.

Information current as of Feb. 22, 2024.

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