Canadian Cardiovascular Congress CCC 2016
Canadian Cardiovascular Congress CCC 2016

CCC 2019 October 24 - 27, 2019 Montréal, QC

FAQs

Registration

The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress will be held on October 24-27, 2019.

The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress will be held at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, Quebec.

Registration for CCC 2019 will open in June and is 100% online through Paypal. Payment can be made by Visa (including Debit Visa), MasterCard, or American Express. You do not require a Paypal account to make a payment.

There will be three tiers of registration: Early (until early August), Advanced (until mid-September), and Regular.

You may register for Congress online at any time. Onsite registration will also be available and begins at noon on October 23.

To register online, you will need to have your credit card information. If you are a member of a CCC Educational Partner, you will be required to enter your name and email address associated with your membership account.

To check in on-site, please have your photo ID or a copy of your registration confirmation email with you.

To register at the member rate, you must be a current member of one of the CCC Educational Partners. Contact the organization directly for more information about membership policies and fees.

You can check your membership status by contacting your educational partner organization. Click here for more information.

A trainee is a specialty or sub-speciality resident or fellow (those recognized by the Royal College) or a research trainee in a doctoral/post-doctoral program.

CCS Members-in-training and Students of CCS can register for the Trainee Program during the online registration process. Additional fees apply for the Trainee Networking Lunch.

Non-Member Trainees can register for the Trainee Networking Lunch for an additional fee.

Yes. The Canadian Cardiovascular Society Academy's Have a Heart Bursary Program is designed to introduce promising young Canadian medical students, post-graduate trainees and basic scientists-in-training to the cardiovascular sciences (clinical and basic sciences) to encourage a strong Canadian cardiovascular community. Applicants should be committed to a future career in Canada. Click here to learn more.

Select the Student registration:

If you are a student member of CCS, register under “Students of the CCS” (please note that membership will be verified).

If you are not a member of CCS or any other educational partner organizations, register under Non-Member.

To obtain a Letter of Invitation, please visit our website.

  1. Select “Registration”
  2. Scroll down and select the “Letter of Invitation” button
  3. Print or save the “Letter of Invitation”

All presenters, Chairs, invited speakers, and workshop presenters must pay and register to attend Congress. Non-registered presenters and/or presenters who have not paid to attend, shall not be permitted to access the session(s) at which they are scheduled to present.

Your registration confirmation number is located in the upper right hand corner of your confirmation e-mail.

Your card may be rejected if the address verification you are entering is NOT your billing address. The address you enter must match exactly what is printed on your credit card statement. Your card may also not be accepted if you have made more than five transactions within a 24-hour period. You are NOT registered if your credit card was not accepted. If you leave the site, your information is not saved.

Since you will be paying a Canadian institution, please call your bank and verify that you are authorized to make this payment online. You are NOT registered if your credit card was not accepted. If you leave the site, your information is not saved.

Yes, substitutions are permitted within the same registration category and without penalty until October 1, 2019. After October 2, 2019, requests for delegate substitutions will be subject to an administrative fee. Please send your substitution request to the CCC Secretariat at cardiocongress@intertaskconferences.com and include the substitute’s name, telephone and email address.

Refunds less a $50 administration fee (plus tax) will be issued for registration cancellations or registration category adjustments if received in writing by the CCC Secretariat at cardiocongress@intertaskconferences.com no later than Thursday, September 18, 2019. Refunds will not be issued after September 18, 2019.

CCC2019Live allows delegates to participate in featured CCC sessions virtually at the comfort of their home or office. Delegates will have access to featured scientific program sessions and CCC 2019 e-posters, all while having the capacity to participate in Q&A and polling through the CCC 2019 mobile app.

CCC2019Live will launch at the beginning of October and is 100% online through Paypal. Payment can be made by Visa (including Debit Visa), MasterCard, or American Express. You do not require a Paypal account to make a payment.

CCC2019Live On Demand allows delegates to access recorded plenaries focused on improving cardiovascular care. The CCC session videos are synchronized with audio and slides to allow delegates to access this content from the comfort of their home, on-the-go, or wherever they are in the world.

Housing

A housing bureau is a centralized system that instantly links delegates to a main page detailing the CCC's official hotels. From there, delegates can view information on each official CCC hotel (make comparisons) and complete their hotel room reservation based on their preferences, such as cost or proximity to venue.

Intertask Conferences is the Official and exclusive Housing Bureau for the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), and the only organization authorized to liaise on behalf of CCC for hotel room reservations. Should you be contacted by a supplier by email or by telephone indicating that you must book your CCC 2019 accommodations, DO NOT engage with them and notify hotels@intertaskconferences.com immediately.

You play an important role in the financial viability of the Congress. Here's how you benefit from using the Housing Bureau and booking your hotel within the block:

  • Lower rates and additional services which sometimes include free internet, parking, etc.
  • Short walk from your Congress-endorsed hotel to the Convention Centre
  • Help the Congress avoid possible attrition penalties

During the registration process, you will be able to select and book your hotel room with one of CCC’s official hotels.

After making your hotel reservation, you will receive a confirmation along with your registration confirmation that will show the hotel and dates that you have booked.

The last day to book your hotel at the Housing Bureau is September 18th, 2019, based on availability.

Industry

All the information you need to become an exhibitor can be found in the Invitation to Support (beginning on page 10) including all necessary applications forms and deadlines. To book your booth online, please visit here.

Contact: ccc-exhibits@intertaskconferences.com, 1-866-317-8461, ext. 233

All the information you need to become a sponsor can be found in the Invitation to Support, including all necessary applications forms and deadlines.

Contact: ccc-exhibits@intertaskconferences.com, 1-866-317-8461, ext. 233

Other

Yes. Most meeting rooms are wheelchair accessible with the exception of a few (PCM 518-521-522-523-523-525) that only have single doors. A standard wheelchair will go through but a larger one may be tight.

There will be some front row seating reserved for those with mobility, visual, or auditory needs in plenary rooms. If you require additional information or accommodation relating to the accessibility, please let us know at congress@ccs.ca.

There will be limited wheelchairs available for rental at CCC 2019 at the Palais des congrès. Please make identify your needs during the registration process and make advanced reservations by calling 514-871-8122. Once you arrive onsite, a piece of ID and $25 deposit (cash) will be required. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis if there was no advanced reservation.

Please note that attendees are not permitted to leave the building with the wheelchair.

Yes, CCC 2019 is a smoke-free Congress. Smoking is not permitted inside the Palais des congrès or any of the CCC contracted hotels.

For many years now the CCC has been Scent Free. The CCC recognizes that some people are sensitive to scented products. Perfumes and strong odours can precipitate severe reactions. Please limit the use of perfumes, scented hair spray, cologne, aftershave and other highly scented products out of respect for delegates with severe allergies.

All Accreditation related inquiries should be directed to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society via e-mail at cpd@ccs.ca or via telephone at 1-877-569-3407 ext 410 (Toll Free).

CCC is accredited for Royal College MOC Section 1 credits and MOC Section 3 credits. The certificate of attendance that you receive reflects the total number of CME credits for all of CCC, including accredited symposia. After CCC, you may record your learning and outcomes to the Royal College through their MAINPORT system.

Nurses attending the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN) Scientific Program may claim it as a Continuous Learning (CL) activity towards renewal of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) certificate credential if it is related to their nursing specialty. Participants are responsible for obtaining a CCCN certificate of attendance as a confirmation of the CL activity, which will be available on the CCC website.

You may obtain your certificate of attendance for CCC by completing our online evaluation survey, available at www.cardiocongress.org following CCC 2019. Once you have completed the survey, you will be provided a link to receive your certificate of attendance. Delegates are encouraged to keep their congress badge as proof of attendance.

The official CCC app will launch late September. You will be able to download the app on the Google Play store or the Apple App store. You must log in/create an account before creating your own schedule. You will also be able to connect with other delegates, submit session questions, and complete session evaluations through the mobile app.

Due to the scope, format, and staffing needs of Congress, unfortunately we cannot offer volunteer opportunities. We genuinely appreciate your interest in supporting CCC.

All Congress related inquiries should be directed to the Congress Secretariat via e-mail at cardiocongress@intertaskconferences.com or via phone at 1-866-317-8461 (Toll Free: Canada/US) or 1-613-238-6600.

Speaker / Presenters

ALL presenters (plenary, workshop, e-poster, moderated presentations, etc.) must be registered for CCC to receive their access badge, which grants them admission to CCC. This badge must be worn by all delegates in order to enter any sessions. Registration is available here.

Those who submitted an abstract will be notified by the end of June. Should you have any questions, please contact abstracts@ccs.ca.

Presenters can submit files via the web through the Virtual Speaker Ready Room (VSRR). Advance submissions will make your check-in faster. Additionally, we ask that all presenters visit the SRR no later than 24 hours before your scheduled session to review your presentation to ensure all fonts, images and animations are correct and audio, video clips are functioning. The computers are the same in the SRR and the session rooms. IF THE PRESENTATION DOES NOT PLAY PROPERLY IN THE SPEAKER-READY ROOM, IT WILL NOT PLAY PROPERLY IN THE MEETING ROOM. Audio visual technicians will be available to assist. Revisions, edits and final version saving can be made up to four hours before your presentation. No changes are permitted after that time.

Presenters are not permitted to use their personal laptops in the session room. A computer will be provided in the room. Please visit the speaker ready room on site for assistance in loading your presentation and verifying any images or videos.

Scientific session and breakout rooms are equipped with a Windows based PC desktop computer, cue device with laser pointer, podium with microphone, LCD projector and screen, and a head table with two microphones. For more information, please visit the “Presenter Resources” section of our website, which will be live.

Yes. Visit the Presenter Resources page for all guides, Virtual Speaker Ready Room information and other Presenter FAQs.