The ASPC 2022 Congress on CVD Prevention is back in person, live in Louisville, KY! The 2022 scientific sessions emphasize inclusiveness and the care of one and all at risk for cardiovascular disease. The program provides cutting-edge lectures, lively debates, and practical applications. We will explore the broad spectrum of preventive cardiology led by world-renowned experts in the field.

Join us for innovative satellite symposia and product theaters presented by industry leaders throughout the weekend, as well as exciting new research in the Abstract Hall and opportunities for one-on-one conversations during the many exciting social activities!

On-site Registration:

  • Friday, July 29 | 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, July 30 | 7:00am - 12:00pm

Additional events that will be open for registration soon include:

  • MasterClass: Imaging Techniques to Assess Global CVD and CVD Risk (Thursday, July 28) - LEARN MORE!
  • Annual 5K Fun Run (Friday, July 29)
  • Luncheon: Networking with the Women in Preventive Cardiology (Friday, July 29)
  • Satellite Symposium: Saving the Hearts of Women Through Prevention (Friday, July 29)

Schedule of Events


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The 2022 ASPC Abstract Committee invites the submission of abstracts to be presented at the 2022 ASPC Annual Congress on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention July 29-31, 2022 at the Omni Hotel in Louisville, KY. Submitted abstracts will be considered for the poster hall and accepted abstracts will be published in the American Journal of Preventive Cardiology*.

*Previously published abstracts are excluded.

All abstracts must be submitted via the ASPC Abstract Submission Portal, accessible by clicking on “Submit Your Abstract” button above. You must utilize the 2022 ASPC Abstract Submission Template to submit your research in the Submission Portal. Please be sure to read all instructions, information, and policies closely.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
Friday, April 1, 2022

Abstract Acceptance Notification
Friday, May 13, 2022

Accepted Author Registration Deadline for Annual Congress on CVD Prevention
Friday, June 10, 2022


ASPC Early Career Awards
Early Career (in training students, residents, and fellows or members in practice for <5 years) authors will have the chance to compete for the ASPC's Early Career Research Award. Cash prizes of $750, $500, and $250 will be presented to the top 3 Early Career Research Award authors who will present their research during the Early Career Abstract Session at the 2022 Annual Congress on CVD Prevention. Presenting Authors eligible for the Early Career Award must upload a CV with their submission.

Awards Disclaimer
If you are the recipient of one of our Early Career Research Awards, you are required to register and attend the 2022 Congress on CVD Prevention, as well as attend all abstract-related responsibilities. These responsibilities include hanging your poster in the Poster Hall, standing by your poster in the poster hall during the designated times, as well as attend the oral presentation session. If you fail to attend these events, your prize and travel money could be revoked, and you could be excluded from future abstract awards.

The Roger S. Blumenthal Travel Award For Early Career Abstract Research Award Winner
This Award will allow the 1st place Early Career Research Abstract Award Winner to travel and attend the ASPC Congress on CVD Prevention gratis and present their research on the main stage. The Roger S. Blumenthal Travel Award is named in honor of Dr. Roger Blumenthal, MD, FASPC, the Kenneth Jay Pollin Professor of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center of the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Baltimore, Maryland.

Presentation Methods
All accepted abstracts may be displayed in the Poster Hall. Poster production and display is the responsibility of the Author(s). Accepted authors must be registered for the 2022 ASPC Congress on CVD Prevention in order to gain access to the Poster Hall. The ASPC Abstract Committee will select three Early Career Abstract Research authors to present their oral abstract on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Authors will have 20-minutes to present their research (15 minutes to present and 5 minutes for questions and answers).

Abstract Submission Instructions
Please read through the submission instructions below before preparing your abstract:

1. Read the General Information and Policies listed below for the submission of an abstract.

2. Download the 2022 Abstract Submission Template.

3. Write your abstract, following the Abstract Guidelines and following the format laid out within the Template.

4. Select a Topic that best relates to your abstract.

5. Review the Acceptance and Presentation Process for abstracts.

6. Submit your abstract through the Online Abstract Submission Form by uploading the 2022 Abstract Submission Template.

7. Register to attend the 2022 Congress on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ASPC staff will contact the top presenting author with a complimentary meeting registration code to register for the meeting after your abstract has been accepted).

General Information and Policies 

  • Please only submit FINAL abstracts. Draft abstracts will NOT be considered. Take note of any deadlines under the appropriate call for abstracts and be sure to complete the process before that date.
  • The presenting author must register for the 2022 Annual Congress on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention to ensure his or her abstract(s) are included at the Conference. Deadline for author registration is Friday, June 1, 2022. Lead authors MUST BE registrants at the ASPC Congress on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. If your abstracted is accepted, the presenting author will be notified by May 13, 2022.
  • To submit an abstract, all the authors listed on the abstract must approve the final version. In addition, each author listed on the abstract should have made a substantial contribution to it, such as 1) contributing to the conception and design of the study and the acquisition of data; 2) analysis and interpretation of the data; and/or 3) drafting the poster and/or revising it critically for important intellectual content. Full disclosures must be provided for each author. These requirements are taken seriously by ASPC and any failure to fully comply with these requirements may result in an abstract being withdrawn from the ASPC abstracts program.
  • It is the responsibility of the lead author to ensure that his or her abstract is submitted correctly.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed by the appointed ASPC Abstracts Review Committee Member.
  • Faxed, emailed or mailed hard-copy abstracts or abstracts sent on a CD/disc WILL NOT be accepted. If you are unable to submit via the website, please contact the ASPC Annual Meeting Staff:

    Contact: Christine Canevari
    Phone: 813-600-9100

The ASPC will not be responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by Internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages, or unforeseen events.

Abstract Guidelines

Content Guidelines
Abstracts for poster entries submitted for competition can only be accepted electronically and must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Abstracts are limited to 350 words. (Word count excludes the abstract title, author names, and affiliations.) Please include All authors names, credentials and affiliations.
  • Abstracts must be divided into sections: Title, Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusion that states the importance and potential implications of the observations.
  • Abstracts must be proofread carefully to avoid errors before submission.
  • Abstracts must contain generic drug names only.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.
  • All authors must disclose all relevant financial relationships.
  • Any funding support for the research must be disclosed.
  • The main research findings should not have been presented at another major scientific meeting prior to presentation at the ASPC Sessions.

The purpose of the abstract is to define the precise subject of the presentation to an audience. Below you will find a checklist for abstract preparation. All abstracts are considered equally for selection, and the quality of the abstract is the single most important factor in the Committee's decision.

Utilizing the 2022 Abstract Submission Template, please include the following information:

  • Title
  • Background - A concise description of your subject matter and prior work in this area.
  • Methods - The experimental design or technique employed.
  • Results - Outcomes & measurements, with statistical significance, if appropriate
  • Conclusion - Conclusions, clinical pertinence, and value or for Workshops and Presentations, the prevailing point of view.
  • Authors - For each author you must provide first and last name, city and state as well as preliminary financial disclosure information. If you would like to be considered for Early Career Research Award, the Primary/Presenting Author should also upload a brief paragraph describing their qualifications in the chosen subject area and/or a CV.
  • Tables and Figures - Upload a table or figure that show results related to your research.

Abstract Submission Topics
To ensure your abstract receives proper consideration, the abstract must relate to an appropriate topic in the field of Cardiology and cardiovascular disease prevention. Abstract authors will be required to indicate which topic BEST matches the content of their abstract. Topics for the 2022 ASPC Virtual Summit on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention are:

  • ASCVD/CVD Risk Factors
  • ASCVD/CVD Risk Assessment
  • ASCVD /CVD Risk Reduction
  • CVD Prevention – Primary and Secondary
  • Preventive Cardiology Best Practices – clinic operations, team approaches, outcomes research
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney Disease
  • Obesity
  • Novel Biomarkers
  • Pharmacologic Therapy
  • Nutrition/Exercise
  • ASCD/CVD in Women
  • ASCVD/CVD in Special Populations
  • Heart Failure
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Alternative and Complimentary Approaches
  • Rehabilitation
  • Other

If you do not see an appropriate topic listed above that best relates to your abstract, please contact the ASPC office at or call 813-600-9100.

Acceptance and Presentation Process

Abstract grading is blinded, and abstracts are pre-screened and selected by ASPC judges based on quality and merit. You will be notified no later than Friday, May 13, 2022 if your poster is accepted. All presenting poster authors are required to register for the 2022 Annual Congress on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention July 29-31, 2022.

You will receive further instructions for items needed in in the virtual abstract hall once your abstract has been accepted.

Product Theaters

As a Product Theater sponsor, your company will have access to a 45-minute time slot that is not competing with the main scientific sessions. Your product theater includes: seating for 40 attendees, basic audio visual set up, an attendee bag insert, and recognition on the meeting website, mobile app and email promotions. Food and beverage costs are not included in product theater sponsorships. 

Time slots are available on a first come, first serve basis:

  • Saturday, July 30 @ 7:00 am
  • Saturday, July 30 @ 12:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 31 @ 7:00 am



Satellite Symposia

The American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC) has established that independently developed CME/CE certified satellite symposia held in conjunction with the scientific meetings of the ASPC are valuable opportunities to provide continuing education for our members and meeting participants.

As a Satellite Symposium Host, you will have access to a 120-minute time slot that is not competing with the main scientific sessions. Your Satellite Symposium includes: seating for 100 attendees, basic audio visual set up, an attendee bag insert, access to a pre-registered attendee mailing list, and recognition on the meeting website, mobile app and email promotions. Food and beverage costs are not included in satellite symposia sponsorships. 

The ASPC has designated the following dates and times for satellite symposia which will not compete with the Congress scientific sessions:

  • Friday, July 29 @7:30-9:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 30 @ 6:00-8:00 am
  • Saturday, July 30 @ 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 31 @ 6:00-8:00 am



Pre-Conference MasterClass

Louisville, KY  |  July 28-29, 2022

The ASPC is please to announce our inaugural ASPC Imaging Master Class: Imaging Techniques to Assess Global CVD and CVD Risk. This course will be hosted at the Omni Louisville Hotel prior to the ASPC 2022 Congress on CVD Prevention, which begins on Friday, July 29.

The Imaging Master Class is an opportunity to provide guidance to non-cardiologists and cardiologists alike and will aim to provide simple principles and techniques for various imaging studies including: Coronary Artery Calcium, CCTA, CT FFR, Echocardiography & Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR), Treadmill, Nuclear Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI), Cardiac PET, and more. The course will be highly engaging and interactive, including practical clinical tips and a debate!

2022 Fun Run

The ASPC is excited to announce that we will be hosting the 4th annual Fun Run to promote healthy living! Please plan to join us for a casual 3-mile walk or jog through beautiful downtown Louisville.

Saturday, July 30 @ 7:00 am

More details coming soon...

The Omni Louisville Hotel is home to the ASPC 2022 Congress on CVD Prevention! Reflecting the past, present and future of this vibrant Kentucky town, Omni Louisville Hotel is the new cornerstone of downtown Louisville, which allows you to easily make your way to Main Street and indulge in Louisville's bourbon culture at many popular distilleries. Blending historic surroundings with modern comforts, Omni Louisville Hotel reflects the essence of the city and invites you into an unforgettable stay.

Omni Hotel Louisville

400 S 2nd Street | Louisville, KY 40202

Deluxe and Premier rooms with 1 King or 2 Queen beds are available for $229++ per night during #ASPC2022. 1st night room and tax is due at the time of booking, with the balance due at the time of check in. Cancellations must be received at least 72 hours prior to check in to avoid losing your deposit. 

It is my pleasure to invite you to join us as a partner at the ASPC 2022 Congress on CVD Prevention.

The #ASPC2022 program will emphasize inclusiveness and the care of one and all at risk for CVD with cutting edge lectures and lively debates exploring the ABCs of Preventive Cardiology.

We are excited to be back together in person in Louisville, KY after successfully executing a Virtual Summit for the past 2 years. We look forward to providing you with new opportunities to interact with your target audience of cardiologists, endocrinologists, primary care physicians, PhD researchers, and clinical team affiliates at #ASPC2022 including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and dietitians. 

Your partnership with the ASPC is greatly valued by our entire organization. Your participation adds to the overall experience of the Congress and is a critical part of our efforts to provide a cutting-edge educational experience for our attendees. We are proud to offer an agenda led by distinguished faculty who are leaders in their fields, as well
as an exciting partner showcase.

On behalf of our Board of Directors and all the members we serve, we look forward to your participation.
Thank you for your consideration.

Peter Toth, MD PhD, FASPC