Invited Faculty Sessions
Excitement is mounting as the Heart Rhythm Program Committee finalizes the HRS2022 invited faculty sessions. Faculty invitations are slated to go out in November 2021.
Faculty participants are essential to our meeting; we empower them by providing information and resources to be utilized during their preparation for their role(s). Download the Faculty Engagement Plan to view a graphic organizer of your responsibilities as a faculty participant.
The Faculty Engagement Plan can be used by new and senior faculty participants to collaborate and prepare for #HRS2022! The following information is provided to help guide you through your #HRS2022 experience as Faculty.
#HRS2022 Faculty Invitations
Upon receipt of your faculty invitation, please accept or decline your invitation(s) within two weeks. Invitations which go unanswered after three attempts will be rescinded and the Program Committee will move forward with contacting an alternate. When accepting an invitation, you will be asked to complete the following steps:
- Update your disclosures
- Sign the Faculty Letter of Agreement
- Tag your presentation title to the HRS Educational Framework for CCEP (Invited Speakers only)
#HRS2022 Delivery Methods
Each Faculty invitation contains important information regarding how your presentation or chair role will be executed per session. Please refer to the following definitions below regarding faculty expectations.
In Person with Livestream
- Faculty Participation: Faculty participate in person in San Francisco.
- Definition: Refers to a session that is presented in San Francisco and simultaneously streamed to our online platform for viewing by the online audience. These sessions will also be available for on-demand viewing one hour after the initial presentation time.
- Faculty Participation: Faculty participate in person in San Francisco.
- Definition: Refers to a session that is presented in San Francisco. The audio and slides from these sessions will be captured and available for viewing on-demand via on our online platform within 24-hours of the initial presentation time.
- Faculty Participation: Faculty Chairs participate in organizing the group and also in content review for ACE (formerly CME) compliance. Faculty presenters pre-record their talks. Faculty participants in this session to do not need to attend in person in San Francisco.
- Definition: Refers to a session that is pre-recorded and available for OnDemand viewing via our online platform beginning on April 28, 2022.
Update Your HRS Account Contact Info
It's always a good idea to make sure that your HRS account contact information is current. This is especially important when preparing to participate as faculty for HRS2022.Take a few moments to update your profile information in your HRS Account. At a minimum, update your first name, last name, title, degrees and certifications, organization. How you are listed in your HRS account feeds how your information will appear on all event technology platforms including the online planner, mobile app, and the online meeting platform.
If your contact information changes after you have accepted your faculty invitation(s), all you have to do is login to the Faculty Task Management Portal to sync your information.
Download the Official #HRS2022 PowerPoint Templates
PowerPoint Presentation Size Requirement
Please be sure that when preparing your PowerPoint slides your file sizes are 16x9 to accommodate all event technology platforms for all delivery methods. The following templates are provided to assist you with preparing your presentation.
Download Heart Rhythm 2022 PowerPoint Templates
IMPORTANT: Please make sure your PowerPoint presentation is compatible with Windows Office 2003 or Office 2007. Faculty will not be able to use an Apple device during their presentation(s).
Prepare your #HRS2022 Presentation
Whether your are a seasoned speaker or this is your first time presenting, consider these presentation pointers for a dynamic scientific presentation1. Read the full article for more information.
Presentation Pointers: Content
- Know your audience.
- Tell audience members up front why they should care and what’s in it for them.
- Convey your excitement.
- Tell your story.
- Keep it simple.
Presentation Pointers: You
- Set the stage.
- Get ready to perform.
- Stride up to the podium.
- Stand tall and keep your chest lifted.
- Speak up.
- Take your time.
- Talk to the audience, not the screen.
- Stick to your time frame.
- Don’t drift off at the end.
Six dos and don’ts of PowerPoint slides
- Less is more.
- Create sections.
- Avoid clutter.
- Make it readable.
- Use visuals.
- Check your spelling.
1From Larkin, M. How to give a dynamic scientific presentation: Convey your ideas and enthusiasm – and avoid the pitfalls that put audiences to sleep. August 4, 2015. Accessed April 5, 2021. https://www.elsevier.com/connect/how-to-give-a-dynamic-scientific-presentation
Read the full article for more information.
Get Social and Share Your Excitement for #HRS2022
Get social and share your excitement about Heart Rhythm 2022! Download and post the Faculty Badge on social media. Feel free to use the pre-written tweet and social media post copy below and be sure to tag the Heart Rhythm Society by including #HRS2022.
Tweet: It's confirmed — I'm attending Heart Rhythm 2022! Looking forward to learning from the brightest minds in #EPeeps around the world and reconnecting with colleagues. Also excited about this year's new hybrid format! HeartRhythm.com. #HRS2022 @HRSonline
Social Media Post: It's confirmed — I'm attending Heart Rhythm 2022! Looking forward to learning from the brightest minds in #EPeeps around the world and reconnecting with colleagues. Also excited about this year's new hybrid format! See for yourself at HeartRhythm.com. #HRS2022 #GlobalEP
Faculty Registration and Hotel Information
Mark your calendars! Registration will open for all Faculty in mid-December! All presenters and chairs are required to register. Faculty enjoy a 75% discount off their registration fees and Abstract Presenters receive a 50% discount. Please be sure to select the "In-Person" registration option if you plan to join us in San Francisco. Visit HRS2022 Registration for more info.
The link to make hotel reservations will be available on Tuesday, December 7.
Download the #HRS2022 Mobile App
Download the mobile app (available mid-January) by searching for HRS2022 in your app store. To begin building your schedule, login to the mobile app using your Badge ID and last name. Your badge ID can be found on your registration confirmation.
The Heart Rhythm 2022 Abstract Submission Site is now open! The deadline for submission is Friday, December 10, 2021, 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Accepted submissions will be published in a supplement in the Heart Rhythm Journal.
Notifications will be sent in February. To withdraw an abstract from Heart Rhythm 2022, the Presenting Author must submit a request in writing to abstracts@HRSonline.org adhering to the following deadlines.
- February 8, 2022: Deadline to Withdraw Abstract Submissions (to avoid publication in the Heart Rhythm Journal)
- April 23, 2022: Deadline to Withdraw Abstract Submissions (for presentation at the meeting)
Accepted abstracts are embargoed until 5:00 PM Pacific Time on Thursday, April 28, 2022. The only information that may be released prior to this date is the abstract title and the authors’ names. Any additional information regarding any abstract submission may not be released before this time. Failure to honor embargo policies will result in the abstract being withdrawn and barred from presentation.
HRS is committed to upholding the highest ethical values and encouraging professional and principled behavior by its staff and volunteers. As part of this commitment to transparency and accountability, and to attain the highest standards of excellence, HRS requires the disclosure of relationships to maintain independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all activities.