Wishing You Peace, Love, Joy, and Good Health
From all of us who work throughout the year to plan the Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium, Happy New Year from CREF!

You’re invited to help us celebrate our 39th anniversary in October. Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind, then come rub elbows with old friends, make some new ones, and share an unforgettable real-time experience with your colleagues in beautiful San Diego!

Top 10 Reasons to Attend CREF in 2019

Submit your request to attend CREF October 9 – 13, 2019, because you won’t want to miss these 10 highlights:

  1. CREF Program Committee members keep your educational needs in mind and invite world-renowned speakers to present on recently published research and the most important developments in your field.
  2. The conference program includes lectures, hands-on workshops, fireside chats, a lively exhibit hall, industry eat-and-learn Product Theaters, and fun social events.
  3. Robust industry presencemeans that you can explore the latest technologies and services available.
  4. Compared to other meetings offering similar CEU and CME totals, CREF registration fees are always among the very lowest.
  5. Our fabulous AAA 4-Diamond host hotel, the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, offers an affordable room rate of $229 per night, single or double, with no resort fee.
  6. No long, costly taxi rides required: the waterfront Marriott sits in the heart of downtown, just 5 minutes from the San Diego International Airport!
  7. CREF attendees are a wonderfully diverse, interdisciplinary mix, hailing from roughly 20+ countries across the globe each year.
  8. Spectacular San Diego has become the most popular California meeting destination for travelers of all ages. There’s so much to do that your most difficult decision will be what to choose.
  9. San Diego weather in early October is certain to please: expect mild temperatures and spectacular sunsets.
  10. Your colleagues will be there to swap stories, share smiles, reconnect with old friends, and make some new ones. Why not join us!?