All notifications were emailed on February 29, 2016. If you have not received your notification please contact the AAHFN administrator at information@aahfn.com. Please refer to your email notification for information on the determinination of your submission. If your abstract submission has been accepted your email will also indicate your acceptance type. Based on this informaton please refer to the appropriate information for your acceptance type below. 

If you have questions or require additional information please feel free to contact AAHFN at 888.45.AAHFN (22436) or at information@aahfn.com.

Abstracts Accepted for Poster Presentations
Duration: Thursday, June 23 - Friday, June 24
Location: The Kierland Ballroom/Exhibit Hall
Mount times: Thursday, June 23 - 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Dismount time: Friday, June 24 at 4:00 pm
Any posters not picked up by 6:00 pm on Friday, June 24 will be discarded.

The poster board area is 4" x 8" landscape. The recommended poster sizes are 36" x 72" and 36" x 54". For additional guidelines on poster production click here

Push pins will be provided onsite and are the only acceptable means of mounting your presentation poster.

Three awards (Clinical Innovation, Research, People's Choice) will be given, each receiving complimentary registration for the 2017 meeting Orlando, FL.  The winners will be announced as part of the Incoming President's address on Saturday, June 25, 2016.

Abstracts Accepted for Oral Presentation  

Each oral abstract presentation will be assigned a total of 20 minutes to allow 15 minutes for the formal power point presentation and 5 minutes for questions. We encourage you to prepare a concise PowerPoint presentation and bring it with you on a USB drive. Please refer to your abstract notification for your scheduled presentation time. 

The Research Committee will evaluate the presentations during the session to identify one award winner giving consideration to the quality of oral presentation, the overall score, and whether or not the speaker kept to the allotted time frame.


Abstracts presented at the meeting will be published in Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, the official journal of the AAHFN.

Registration and Hotel

Abstract presenters and speakers are expected to register for the conference and make their own hotel reservations. The deadline to register and receive discounted pricing is Tuesday, April 29, 2016. To access online registration, click here