Day 1 at Heart Rhythm 2022
Welcome to San Francisco for the year's most anticipated global EP event dedicated to advancing the science of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. Heart Rhythm 2022 gets off to a strong start today with a variety of thought-provoking and exciting sessions.
Please take a few moments to review the following information.
Registration and Check-In
Moscone, North Lobby
Friday, April 29: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT
Saturday, April 30: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM PT
Sunday, May 1: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM PT
Before starting your #HRS2022 experience, you will need to check in to pick up your vaccine verification wristband, name badge, complimentary color-coded HRS-branded lanyard, complimentary HRS-branded mask, and meeting booklets. Please have the following ready to present:
- A copy of your registration confirmation email (with QR code showing)
- Proof of vaccination
- Valid photo ID
Vaccine Verification and Name Badge Pickup
For fast and efficient check-in, follow the steps below:
- Arrive at the Registration Area in the Moscone North Building Lobby Level.
- Choose either the line marked CLEAR APP ENTRANCE or MANUAL VACCINE VERIFICATION ENTRANCE to present your proof of vaccination with a photo ID and receive an HRS-branded wristband.
- Pick up your name badge at Badge Pickup.
- Pick up a complimentary red, yellow, or green HRS-branded lanyard to indicate your comfort level of interaction with fellow attendees (Red = no contact; Yellow = elbows only; Green = high-fives and handshakes).
- Pick up a complimentary HRS-branded KN95 mask. Masks will also be available at the EPicenter in the Moscone South Building Lobby Level.
- Pick up your copies of the Program-at-a-Glance and Industry Education Guide, which contain helpful information including, daily snapshots of activities and events; Moscone Center maps; credit-claiming rules and steps; Innovation Expo exhibitors, hours, and floorplan; Networking Lounge programming; and industry education, products, and events. Additional copies will also be available at the EPicenter in the Moscone South Building Lobby Level.
You must wear your wristband, name badge, and a mask throughout the meeting to participate in #HRS2022 activities in the Moscone Center.
For health and security purposes, attendees will not be allowed to present proof of vaccine or pick up name badges for other attendees.
Navigate the Meeting
The #HRS2022 Mobile App is your go-to resource during your time in San Francisco. Browse all programming (with links to view livestreaming and on-demand sessions), speakers, and exhibiting companies, participate in live session Q&As, and view Moscone Center maps so you can get around with ease. Download the app for free from your preferred app store.
On your laptop or desktop? Use your web browser to visit the #HRS2022 Online Planner to find sessions, build a personalized itinerary, tag your favorite sessions, and claim ACE (formerly CME) credit and MOC points.
Prefer a Hard Copy Program?
Pick up your Program-at-a-Glance and Industry Education Guide in the Registration Area and EPicenter for information including schedules-at-a-glance (daily snapshots of activities and events); Moscone Center maps; credit-claiming rules and steps; Innovation Expo exhibitors, hours, and floorplan; Networking Lounge programming; and industry education, products, and events.
Please note that the Program-at-a-Glance does not include a full listing of educational programming. If you prefer to have a hard copy of all programming (i.e., a list of individual sessions with start/stop times, location, sessions category, etc.), please download and print the full program.
Watch Livestream and On-Demand Sessions
If you need to leave the Moscone Center but don’t want to miss a particular session, see if that session will be livestreamed or when it will be available on-demand. Filter sessions by Type to find in-person, livestreaming, and on-demand sessions:
Type = On-Demand: Prerecorded sessions or sessions recorded in San Francisco available starting April 28, 2022
Type = In-Person and Online: Livestreaming sessions broadcast from San Francisco, which will then be available on demand within one hour of the presentation end time
Type = In-Person: Sessions recorded in San Francisco that will be available on demand within 24 hours of the initial presentation time
Type = In-Person Only: Sessions taking place in San Francisco that will not be available online (i.e., livestream or on-demand)
To watch sessions live or on-demand, find your desired session in the Online Planner or the Mobile App and tap the blue TV icon.
Today: Friday, April 29
Industry Education (Multiple Locations): 6:00 AM - 9:30 PM PT
Speaker Resource Center (South Upper Mezzanine, Room 154): 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM PT
Registration (North Lobby Level): 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT
EPicenter (South Lobby Level): 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT
**Stop by the EPicenter for complimentary refreshments with “printed” HRS logos on the foam!**
Complimentary Coffee: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM PT
Complimentary California Craft Beers: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM PT
Educational Programming (Multiple Locations): 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PT
Networking Lounges (South Upper Mezzanine)
- Allied Professionals Lounge (Sponsored by Medtronic): 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM PT
- Fellows-in-Training Lounge (Sponsored by Boston Scientific): 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM PT
- IBHRE Lounge: 8:30 PM - 4:30 PM PT
Abstract Pavilion (South Exhibition Level): 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT
Innovation Expo (South Exhibition Level, Halls ABC): 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT
HRS Lectureship Award Session (In-Person and On-Demand)
Presentations of the Eric N. Prystowsky, Ralph Lazzara, and Wilton Wells Webster Lectureship Awards
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT (South Level 2, Room 213)
YIA Competition: Basic Science Finalists (In-Person and On-Demand)
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM (South Level 2, Room 213)
Late-Breaking Clinical Trials: Updates and Registries (In-Person, Livestream, and On-Demand)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM PT (North Exhibition Level, Room 24)
YIA Competition: Clinical EP Finalists (In-Person and On-Demand)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM PT (South Level 2, Room 213)
Opening Ceremony (In-Person, Livestream, and On-Demand)
YIA and Abstract Award presentations, a message from the President, and keynote speaker Steve L. Robbins, PhD
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM PT (North Exhibition Level, Room 24)
Hands-On Education (In-Person Only)
Hands-on Educational Session
Sponsored by Abbott, Biosense Webster, Inc., Siemens Healthineers, ZOLL
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM PT (South, Lower Level, Rooms 1-2)
Hands-on Learning Fellows Courses: Cardiac Anatomy
Supported by Abbott, Biosense Webster Inc., and Boston Scientific
Session 1: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 1267)
Session 2: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 1267)
Satellite Symposia (In-Person Only)
Please note that separate registration may be required and all but one of these sessions take place in nearby hotels (not in the Moscone Center).
Challenges with the Masters: Approaches to Complex Intracardiac Tracings and Complex Ablations
Supported by Boston Scientific
6:00 AM - 7:45 AM PT (South, Level 2, Room 216)
Don’t Miss a Beat: Electrophysiologic Features of HCM and Rhythmic Abnormalities
Supported by Bristol Myers Squibb
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM PT (San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate)
Micra Lunch and Learn: Leaders in Leadless – Evidence in Action
Supported by Medtronic
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM PT (San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 8 & 9)
Beneath the Surface: Moving Beyond Symptomatic Control in Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Provided by CME Outfitters; Supported by Bristol Myers Squibb
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM PT (Intercontinental San Francisco, Intercontinental Ballroom B & C)
New Data, Tools, and Insights on Using Antiarrhythmic Drugs in Atrial Fibrillation Management
Provided by MedIntelligence; Supported by AltaThera Pharmaceuticals
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM PT (Intercontinental San Francisco, Grand Ballroom A & B)
Hybrid Therapies for Difficult Arrhythmias
Provided by MediaSphere Medical; Supported by AtriCure
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM PT (San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 7)
Conduction System Pacing: A Paradigm Shif
Provided by Geisinger; Supported by Medtronic
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Pt (San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 8 & 9)
EP Cases for the Real World
Provided by MediaSphere MedicalSupported by Medtronic, Abbott, Boston Scientific, Biosense Webster, Inc.
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM PT (San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 7)
China Night at Heart Rhythm 2022
Supported by Medtronic
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM PT (By Invitation Only)
These events have been independently developed and are not part of Heart Rhythm 2022 as planned by the Heart Rhythm Program Committee. These events are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society.
Rhythm Theaters (In-Person, Livestream, and On-Demand)
Rhythm Theater 1: Bridging the Gap in Guideline-driven Care for CIED Infections
Sponsored by Philips
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 154)
Rhythm Theater 2: Early Ambulation & Same Day Discharge – VASCADE MVP®
Sponsored by Haemonetics
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 2155)
Rhythm Theater 1: Understanding the Clinical Utility of Anti-Tachycardia Pacing
Supported by Medtronic
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 154)
Rhythm Theater 2: Management of CIEDs with New Remote Monitoring Features - From Standard of Care to AI
Sponsored by Implicity
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 2155)
Rhythm Theater 1: Barostim - Patient Identification and Real-World Experience
Sponsored by CVRx
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 154)
Rhythm Theater 2: Evolution of Therapy-Driven Left Heart Access Solutions
Sponsored by Baylis Medical
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT (Innovation Expo, Booth 2155)
Join the #HRS2022 Excitement
Visit the EPicenter in the Moscone South Building lobby to meet with colleagues, take a break between sessions with morning coffee and late-afternoon craft beers, and learn about how HRS membership and programs can help you in your career.
Heart Rhythm Bowl 2022
Heart Rhythm Bowl 2022, a digital trivia contest, is open to all in-person and online attendees! Test your EP and pop culture knowledge against the global EP community. Play as an individual or part of a team to win big prizes, including a VIP Heart Rhythm 2023 experience and complimentary registration.
Heart Rhythm TV
Heart Rhythm TV will be onsite through the meeting to catch all of the excitement, breaking news, newest science, and more. Stop by the studio to see the Heart Rhythm TV correspondents in action! The studio will be located on the Moscone South Upper Mezzanine Level.
HRS will employ silent theater technology in the Abstract Pavilion (Hall ABC, Exhibition Level) so you can listen to e-poster presentations without the distraction of external noise.
Please be sure to bring your mobile device and a pair of headphones to the Moscone Center if you plan to attend e-poster presentations. Click the button below for a list of Poster Pods to tune into or tap the headphones icon in the Mobile App.
Onsite Covid-19 Testing
If you would like to test yourself before heading home, visit the San Francisco Travel COVID Testing Center, conveniently located in the Moscone Center (South Building) and open daily from 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM PT. Rapid antigen tests are $40, and rapid PCR tests are $150. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can make an appointment in advance.
For all COVID-19-related information, please visit HeartRhythm.com/Safety.
Luggage and Coat Check
A luggage and coat check will be available in the Moscone South Building Lobby from Friday, April, 29 through Sunday, May 1.
Lost and Found
If you misplace anything in the Moscone Center, please check with the Heart Rhythm 2022 Headquarters, located in Moscone South, Room 102-103
Moscone South, Room 102-103
Friday, April 29: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM PT
Saturday, April 30: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM PT
Sunday, May 1: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM PT