The program committee led by Vincent Rowe, MD will open the call for abstract submissions in January. All papers must be original research not presented at other programs and must be sponsored by a member of the society. Program committee members will review all submissions blinded and meet in May to choose the program from the highest ranking papers. Continuing the tradition for residents to compete, there will be a chance to win the Robert Hye Resident Award for best presentation. New this year will be a competition for new members to compete for a best presentation Founder’s Award.
Meeting begins on Saturday, September 26 with a Welcome Reception and ePoster session using the leading edge technology kiosks for poster presentations that include video. Plenary sessions will continue on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Monday night event will have us see the return of a black-tie formal for the Presidential Banquet.
Fairmont Miramar Hotel
101 Wilshire Blvd,
Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States
Program Committee Chairman, Vincent Rowe, MD
Invited Presidential Lecturer is Gustavo Oderich, MD from Mayo Clinic. Dr. Oderich's clinical practice is focused on the management of complex aortic diseases such as aneurysms, dissections, trauma and aortic pathology involving any segment of the aorta, including the ascending aorta, aortic arch, thoracoabdominal aorta or abdominal aorta. He is also involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients with connective tissue disorders including Marfan's and Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.
Western Vascular Society
1411 5th St. Anacortes, WA, 98221
Heather Roderick, Executive Director