Attendee Info

Who should attend

The CICT workshops have been designed to meet the educational needs of interventional cardiologists, non-invasive cardiologists and cardiology fellows along with cath lab nurses, technicians and other medical professionals who care for patients undergoing catheter-based cardiovascular interventions.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate patient-centered, evidence-based decision-making at the individual patient level.
  • Explain the skill set necessary to triage patients with complex coronary and structural heart diseases to surgical vs. endovascular interventions.
  • Discuss cognitive and technical skills to maximize success and reduce complications in complex cardiovascular interventions.
  • Identify best practices to prevent and manage complications in coronary and structural heart disease interventions.
  • Exercise hands-on technical training for percutaneous cardiac structural procedures.

The benefits provided to the attendees are:

  • CME accreditation certificates for speakers, delegates and students
  • Keynote lectures from international faculty
  • Platform for global business and networking opportunities

Registration

Registration Type Early
March 31
Full
July 27
On-site
Physician Full Conference $450.00 $550.00 $600.00
Nurse & Tech Single Day $150.00 $250.00 $300.00
Industry Full Conference** $600.00 $700.00 $800.00
Fellow-in-Training/Medical Student
*
Complimentary Complimentary $75.00

*Individuals planning to register as a Fellow/Resident/Student must submit written confirmation on their learning institution’s letterhead from a faculty mentor that s/he is a current fellow/resident/student. The letter of confirmation will need to be send to d.thom@cme4u.org.

**Please note, if you are employed by industry, you MUST register as “industry”
Registration Package Descriptions
The Maximum Value Package includes full access to the entire 2 day scientific program, recordings of all sessions accessible for 1 year post-meeting and the chance to earn 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Cancellation and refund conditions

All refund requests must be submitted in writing to the Congress organization committee. Cancellations received after 28th June 2023 will not be refunded.

Register here

Hotel Accommodations

We can offer organizing accommodation at the Westin Hotel Pasadena, CA, the same venue where the Congress will be held.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the discounted rate of $250.00 per room, per night, single or double occupancy, for CICT 2023 attendees. The tax is 15.2% per room, per night. Accommodation includes:

  • check-in until 3pm, check-out until 12 noon
  • the possibility of free membership in the Marriott Bonvoy Program
  • free use of the Hotel Pool and Fitness Center
  • free use of high-speed internet access in rooms

Getting to Pasadena

Parking
Parking and Transportation Parking Enclosed parking is managed by ABM. Kindly note that, as the hotel does not own/manage the parking, we are unable to negotiate parking fees. The rates for overnight guests are currently:
Self – $17.00 (single entry/exit) and Valet – $22.00 (in and out privileges).

Railway
You may reach the venue via the Metro Gold Line and get off at the Memorial Park Station. More information at: www.metro.net/riding/maps/gold-line/

Burbank & LAX Airport
The venue is conveniently located within 14 miles/20 minutes from Burbank Airport and 27 miles/45 minutes from LAX Airport. Cab fare, one way, is approximately: Burbank Airport $55, LAX Airport $95. Uber service is also available at both airports.

The Westin Pasadena has arranged a price with Super Shuttle for airport transportation for CICT attendees. The current special rate per person each day is: to/from Burbank Airport $25.00, LAX Airport $30.00. Guests are encouraged to book directly by calling: 800-258-3826 or through the Super Shuttle link: www.supershuttle.com

Enjoy some of the finest views of the San Gabriel Mountains and the Pasadena area from The Westin Pasadena. Step outside and partake in the colorful spirit of downtown where shoppers and food-lovers alike will revel in the remarkable range of options surrounding The Westin Pasadena. Just a few minutes on foot from the hotel, the Paseo Colorado features premier dining and retail outlets plus a cinema. Less than a mile away, historic Old Pasadena’s charming storefronts house 200 shops plus a wide array of restaurants and night spots.

Things to do in Pasadena

The conference venue is conveniently located nearby a great number of dining and entertainment options. It’s located on the same block as Alexander’s Steakhouse and California Pizza Kitchen.

Old Pasadena District
is a bustling urban center with top-rated restaurants, boutiques, exclusive national retailers, and exciting nightlife filling its Victorian-, Mission Revival-, and Art Deco-era buildings.

Paseo Colorado
is a three-block, open-air urban village filled with premium shopping and dining options. With its craftsman-inspired design, it features street-front retail shops and restaurants.

South Lake Avenue District
provides one of Southern California’s finest shopping experiences. It features many of the nation’s top retailers and scores of one-of-a-kind shops nestled in with fine European-style restaurants.

Playhouse District
is one place you’ll want to visit if you’re looking for an eclectic mix of antique sellers, museums, bookstores, restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shops, all enhanced with culture and 1920s architecture.


Visa

If you require a visa to enter the United States, please check with your local US embassy or consulate to obtain the necessary documents. Kindly allow enough time to process your visa. Please visit your local US embassy or consulate’s website for information on the visa application process.


Letter of Invitation

On request, we are pleased to send an invitation for participation in CICT2023. This invitation is not a commitment on the part of CICT to provide any financial support, a guarantee of the acceptance of any submissions by the attendee, nor a guarantee that the consulate will issue the visa. Letters of invitation are sent only to those individuals who have registered and whose payments have been verified.
To request it, please email d.thom@cme4u.org.

If your passport is expired or due to expire in the near future, please renew it promptly. You must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months after your planned departure from the US (unless exempted by country-specific agreements).

CICT welcomes physicians and healthcare providers from around the globe. However, please note: Under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, travelers in the following categories are no longer eligible to travel or be admitted to the U.S. under the VWP:
• Nationals of VWP countries who have traveled to or been present in Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, or Yemen, on or after March 1, 2011 (with limited exceptions for travel for diplomatic or military purposes in the service of a VWP country).
• Nationals of VWP countries who are also nationals of Iran, Iraq, Sudan, or Syria.
These individuals will still be able to apply for a visa using the regular appointment process at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. For those who require a U.S. visa for urgent business, medical, or humanitarian travel to the U.S., U.S. Embassies and Consulates stand ready to handle applications on an expedited basis.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection strongly recommends that any traveler to the United States check his or her ESTA status prior to making any travel reservations or travelling to the United States. More information is available on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website.