Cardiology 2018, Havana, Cuba

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From June 5 to 8, 2018, a joint conference of the Central American and Caribbean Society of Cardiology, the Cuban Society of Cardiology and the North American Section of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences will be held at the Havana International Convention Center in Havana, Cuba.

Registration

Up to February 28, 2018: 250 CUC (Cuban Convertible Peso)

March 1, 2018 onwards: $300 CUC; (1 CUC = ~1 USD)

For more information on the conference, please visit www.cardiologiacuba.com

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Confirmed Speakers

As of January 2018, the following speakers have been confirmed:

Maha Abdellatif (Newark)
Peter Backx (Toronto)
Ghassan Bkaily (Sherbrooke)
Antoinette Oliveira Blackman (Belo Horizonte)
Harpal Buttar (Ottawa)
Sukhinder Cheema (St John’s)
Michael Czubryt (Winnipeg)
Naranjan Dhalla (Winnipeg)
Carlos Fernandez-Patron (Edmonton)
Stephane Hatem (Paris)
Danielle Jacques (Sherbrooke)
Morris Karmazyn (London)
Zam Kassiri (Edmonton)
Lorrie Kirshenbaum (Winnipeg)
Michael Kutryk (Toronto)
Ren-Ke Li (Toronto)
Merry Lindsay (Jackson)
Gary Lopaschuk (Edmonton)
Andrew Marks (New York)
Takashi Matsui (Honolulu)
Ben McNamara (New Orleans)
John McNeill (Vancouver)
Lynn Megeney (Ottawa)
JL Mehta (Little Rock)
Marek Michalak (Edmonton)
Martin Morad (Charleston)
Peter Nanasi (Debrecen)
Grant Pierce (Winnipeg)
Bram Ramjiawan (Winnipeg)
Delfin Rodriguez (Holguin)
Sukthivel Sadayappan (Cincinnati)
Pawan Singal (Winnipeg)
Dinender Singla (Orlando)
Srinivas Tipparaju (Orlando)
Suresh Tyagi (Louisville)
Belma Turan (Ankara)
Andras Varro (Szeged)
James Weiss (Los Angeles)

Final Awardees List for IACS 2017

Following a tremendously successful conference in Orlando, these are the award winners from the competitions:

UCF Undergraduate Poster Competition Award

Jessica Hellein
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Reetish Singla
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

COM Fire Poster Competition Award

Naina Sharma
College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

James T. Willerson Competition for Postgraduate Fellows and Residents

Andrea L. Edel
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Morris Karmazyn Poster Award Competition

Zahra Tavakoli Dargani
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Kaley Garner
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Michael Rohr
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Richard Barrett
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Margaret Moffat Poster Competition

Aleksandra Stamenkovic
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital, and the Departments of Physiology and Pathophysiology
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Krista Filomeno
Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Pragney Deme
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Tibor Hornyik
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Szeged Szeged, Hungary
Szeged, Hungary

Gary Lopaschuk Competition for Graduate Students

Jamillah Hammond
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Roberto Bolli Competition for Young Faculty in Translational Science

Sanjiv Dhingra
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre, Regenerative Medicine Program, University of Manitoba
Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Grant Pierce Competition for Young Faculty in Biomedical Sciences

Chandrakala Alugantinarasimhulu
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, USA

Travel Awards

Aleksandra Stamenkovic
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital, and the Departments of Physiology and Pathophysiology
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Jialiang Liang
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Krista Filomeno
Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Wanling Xuan
Department of Emergency Medicine, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Tibor Hornyik
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Szeged Szeged, Hungary
Szeged, Hungary

Alex Austria
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital, and the Departments of Physiology and Pathophysiology
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Vijayan Elimban
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research and University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

5th Annual Meeting of the IACS: North American Section

Dear Participants/Professor/Students and Fellows:

This is our great pleasure to invite you to join Cardiovascular Scientists at the 5th Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS): North American Section on August 31-September 2nd 2017.

The main theme of the conference is to Promote Young Investigators and Centers of Excellence in Cardiovascular Sciences. This international meeting will be attended by National and International Scientists (basic and clinicians), Professors, students, post-docs, research associates, and young investigators in the field of cardiovascular and metabolic sciences to exchange scientific ideas, generate collaborations, and discover new ways to advance scientific research for the betterment of the community.

Please visit our website for detailed information: http://www.iacs2017.com/

Registration

The Conference Fees can be paid through the following link: IACS 2017 Conference Registration

PLEASE USE REGISTRATION CODE: IACS 2017 and enter the registration amount.

Regular Registration Fee (April 1-June 30 2017): $500.00
Late Registration Fee (July 1-August 30 2017): $600.00
On-Site Registration: $700.00

Registration will include: Free conference material, two days breakfast and Lunch (September 1 and 2), Reception, September 1 Dinner and Gala Dinner.

Hotel: You can make your reservation online. Please click on the link: Reservation for UCF 2017 Academic Cardiovascular Scientists

Special group rate: $99 USD per night, Special group rate: $119 USD per night (SPECIAL ROOM RATES WILL EXPIRE SOON. PLEASE RESERVE THE HOTEL ASAP).

Competition Awards For Young Scientists

  1. Travel awards (10 awards),
  2. Poster competition awards
  3. Young investigator awards will be offered.

Criteria for awards will be determined and will be posted online soon.

We look forward to see you at the city of Magic Kingdom and newly housed Harry potter in Universal Orlando!

With best regards,

Dinender Singla (dsingla@ucf.edu)
Bill Decampli (William.Decampli@orlandohealth.com)
Sampath Parthasarathy (spartha@ucf.edu)
(Co-chairs and organizers IACS-2017)

4110 Libra Drive, Building #20 Room # 320A
Orlando, FL, USA, 32816
p. (407) 823-0953
f. (407) 823-0956