COVID-19

March 11, 2020 Update:

Dear Valued Registrants,

Following recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and due to the increasing number of travel bans being placed on health care providers, hospitals and institutions, out of an abundance of caution, we have made the necessary decision to cancel the 2020 Inova Cherry Blossom Cardiovascular Symposium.

Please note the following important points for registered attendees:

  • Attendees have the opportunity to transfer their registrations for the 2020 symposium to the 2021 Inova Cherry Blossom Cardiovascular Symposium, taking place April 23 -24, 2021 at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park in Falls Church, VA.To opt-in to have your registration transferred, fill out our online form: Inova 2021 Registration Transfer Opt-In by April 6, 2020. All those who do not fill out the form will have their registration fee refunded automatically after this date.
  • FAQ’s, past and additional updates will be posted and archived to InovaCV.cme.ufl.edu/COVID-19

Our number one priority is to protect and maintain the health of our attendees, providers, and patients. We hope that you can join us for a future event.

Sincerely,

UF Continuing Medical Education on behalf of course directors:

Christopher O’Connor, MD, MACC
Wayne Batchelor, MD, MHS
Richard Neville, MD, FACS

FAQs

Why is the Inova CV Symposium canceled?

Following recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and due to the increasing number of travel bans being placed on health care providers, hospitals and institutions, out of an abundance of caution, we have made the necessary decision to cancel the 2020 Inova Cherry Blossom Cardiovascular Symposium.

Will the Inova CV Symposium be postponed until a later date or rescheduled?

The 2021 Inova Cherry Blossom Cardiovascular Symposium will take place April 23 -24, 2021 at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park in Falls Church, VA. Attendees have the opportunity to transfer their registration payment from the 2020 event to the 2021 event until April 6, 2020. All registrations will be automatically refunded after this date.

Will attendees and exhibitors be refunded for hotel costs?

No, the conference will not refund hotel costs. Attendees who booked with a hotel in the official block will have their reservation automatically canceled by the Falls Church Marriott. Attendees who did not book with a hotel in the official block must contact their hotel/lodging directly to cancel reservations.

Will attendees and exhibitors be refunded for airline tickets?

No. The conference will not refund individual airline ticket costs. Please contact your airline directly regarding ticket cancellations. If you purchased travel insurance, please contact your provider for information and next steps.

Will paid attendee and exhibitor badge registrations be refunded?

Payments and registrations for both attendees and exhibitors can be transferred to the 2021 Inova Cherry Blossom Cardiovascular Symposium. If your would like your registration and payment transferred, please fill out our Opt-In Forms below by April 6, 2020:

ATTENDEE: Inova 2021 Registration Transfer Opt-In

EXHIBITOR: Inova 2021 Exhibit Booth Transfer Opt-In

All those who do not fill out the form will have their registration fee refund automatically processed after this date.

Will any sessions be made available virtually?

As of right now, the sessions will not be made available virtually. Any changes to this will be communicated to registrants via email and posted online.

What about poster or abstract submissions?

Poster presenters will need to re-submit their poster abstracts for the 2021 Inova Cherry Blossom Cardiovascular Symposium to be considered for presentation.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email at cme-mail@ufl.edu.