15th Biennial Meeting

September 7-10, 2016
Banff, Alberta, Canada

The ISACB meeting comes to beautiful Banff Alberta for its first ever meeting in Canada! Join clinicians, engineers, and scientists from academia, government and industry in Banff to hear about the latest advances and network with the community.

The meeting theme for this year is Transforming Approaches to Cardiovascular Health and Disease: Enabling Biology and Engineering in Prevention, Diagnosis, Therapeutics and Devices.

Call for Late Breaking Abstracts

Have new work that you would like to present? We are now accepting late breaking abstracts! Abstracts will be considered for podium or poster presentations.

Interested in a travel award? See award guidelines and application form. Applications must be received by July 1, 2016.

Awards Guidelines (PDF)
Awards Application (PDF)


Reserve housing now for this popular vacation destination.

Complete registration and housing reservations online or by PDF.

Important Dates

  • Regular Abstract submission is closed.
  • Late Breaking Abstract submission opened June 1, 2016
  • Late Breaking Abstract submission closes July 1, 2016
  • Early registration deadline extended to Friday July 29, 2016
  • Online registration deadline August 15, 2016 (on-site registration will be available)
  • Housing reservation deadline July 27, 2016 (earlier booking recommended-rooms may sell out before deadline)


This conference provides a forum for cardiovascular professionals working in academia, industry and clinics to convene to disseminate new information in their fields, build relationships with one-another and establish strategies for translating advancements. The focus of the conference will be upon translation of basic research including stem cells, tissue interactions and cardiovascular biomaterials and novel cardiovascular diagnostics, imaging and therapeutics. A dedicated plenary session will focus upon issues related to technology translation and commercialization.

About the Banff Centre

The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator in the world. Founded in 1933, its mission is inspiring creativity. This world-renowned conference centre is nestled on the side of Tunnel Mountain in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Its specialized retreat-like setting, and unique learning environment allow the focus to be directed on achieving results, yet it’s just minutes from the activities and amenities of an international tourism destination.  Every year, more than 500 conferences are held at The Banff Centre. The world’s most influential leaders, researchers, and educators, gather here to think dynamically, and to invent the future. The Banff Centre is the ideal place to inspire creativity.

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Additional Information

Housing & Registration

Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the Banff Centre, a unique campus style venue where all the housing, events, and meals will be located. Bring your families! Conference rates are available 3 days before and after the conference dates. Separate activities and child care can be arranged through the Banff Centre. Book housing and register for the meeting through the Banff Centre link.

Book your space in the ISACB Exhibition in the Max Bell building at the Banff Centre. Contact Tina Rinker for more information. Tina.rinker@ucalgary.ca.

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