CREF 2019 perfusion meeting cardiac surgery conference California CREF 2019 dates and location confirmed

Mark Your Calendar & Request Time Off
CREF 2019 dates and location are confirmed, so it’s time to start making plans to join your friends and colleagues on the waterfront in beautiful San Diego for the 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium:

October 9 – 13, 2019
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
San Diego, California, USA

The Program Committee has already begun planning next year’s symposium, so stay tuned for more details!

Attendee Feedback

Read What Your Colleagues Had to Say
Here is just a small sample of the comments received from this year’s CREF participants:

Wonderful wonderful meeting, organization, location, etc. Cannot WAIT until next year!! Thank you so much for everything!!”

“For what it’s worth, I believe CREF is the best perfusion conference out there. The speakers are knowledgeable, current and friendly. Thank you to all who play a role in putting on this valuable meeting.”

“The program was fantastic. The topics were so thought provoking—gave me a lot to think about on my way back.”

“All of the speakers were tremendous and insightful. I really appreciated the moderator format.”

“This was my first CREF conference and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The topics and speakers were excellent. I hope to be back next year!

Call for Abstracts

Submit an Abstract Now for Early Consideration
The CREF Program Committee invites all researchers and clinicians to submit an abstract for presentation at the 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium.

You are invited to submit an abstract on the following general topics, focusing on science or techniques:

  • Blood Management
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass
  • Mechanical-Assist Devices
  • Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)
  • Safety and Quality Improvement
  • Neurological or Renal Protection
  • Pre- or Post-Operative Surgery Protocols
  • Team Building and Organizational Culture

You may also propose a topic that you believe would meet the educational needs of this audience. For more information, view our abstract submission guidelines, or contact us by email.