Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now open for the STS 56th Annual Meeting, taking place January 25-28, 2020, in New Orleans, Louisiana. You can submit abstracts for scientific oral presentations, scientific posters, and surgical videos.

New for 2020 - Late-Breaking Promissory Abstracts  
If you are involved in Phase I, II, or III clinical trials for which no preliminary data will be available by the August deadline, you can submit a promissory abstract if you expect the data to be available by December 16, 2019.

Log in with your STS Web Portal credentials. If you can’t remember your username or password, contact the STS Member Services Department.

Review the abstract submission instructions and policies. If you have any questions regarding abstracts or Annual Meeting programming, contact the STS Education Department.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, August 13, 2019


Tech-Con 2020
The STS Annual Meeting also features a Technical Congress (Tech-Con), which focuses on new cardiothoracic surgical technologies and off-label/outside-the-box techniques that address complex conditions. Proposal submissions are now open for the very popular Tech-Con Shark Tank session.