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2018 Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC)

2018 Vascular Research Initiatives Conference

Vascular Research Initiatives Conference
San Francisco, California
May 9, 2018
Hilton San Francisco 


The one-day meeting encourages interactive participation of all attendees and emphasizes emerging vascular science. A detailed syllabus will be distributed closer to the meeting date. 
Scheduled the day before the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) Scientific Sessions, and at the Hilton San Francisco. VRIC is considered a key event for meeting and reconnecting with vascular research collaborators.

Click here for more information about the ATVB Scientific Sessions.


Abstracts are scheduled to open on November 1, 2017 and will close on January 10, 2018.  This year, there is an additional step to signing in. Abstract submitters will need to log-in to the Oasis abstract submission system through a portal on the AHA website. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one.

Click here to submit an abstract.

Trainee Travel Scholarship

SVS Foundation supports travel scholarships for trainees to attend the annual Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC). Top-scoring abstracts submitted to the VRIC by trainees will be considered for the award. The travel scholarship consists of complimentary registration to the VRIC and the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) meeting and a $1,000 award for conference travel. Click here for more information.


Registration Fees:

  • Member: $275
  • Nonmember: $300
  • Resident/Student/Candidate: $150
  • *Nonmember Resident/Student: $150
*Nonmember residents/students please contact the Education Department for registration assistance.

Online registration will open in November 2017. 


Please call 800-258-7188 or email the SVS education department.