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NAA 2017
This year’s conference will focus on the mechanisms, assessment and management of high blood pressure and vascular dysfunction ‘beyond the clinic’. The major Symposia will focus on controversies and methodologies in measurement of clinic and ambulatory brachial and central blood pressure and arterial stiffness, sleep and vascular risk, methodology and treatment of cerebrovascular dysfunction and cognitive impairment, autonomic regulation of blood pressure, endothelial function and arterial stiffness, racial disparities and vascular risk and response to exercise.  

This year’s popular debate will feature the topic of whether the cardiovascular risk of white-coat hypertension does/doesn’t exist. We will also welcome for the first time our colleagues from the Latin American Artery Working Group for a special symposium. The meeting will continue to feature oral and poster abstract presentations by young investigators as an integral component of the Annual Meeting.  We will also have keynote lectures by international leaders in the field including the history of, and contemporary use of arterial stiffness and central hemodynamics in assessment and treatment of vascular risk.  

New this year are an increased number of oral abstract presentations and practical hands-on demonstrations provided by our sponsors.

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Host Facilities
The Seventh Annual Meeting will take place on the West campus (Medical District) of the University of Illinois at Chicago allowing us to use facilities that are more modern and that offer improved audiovisual services.  NAA 2017 will take place in the Student Center West building, 828 S. Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL.  The seminar and exhibit space is all found on the second floor, in the Michele Thompson (aka Chicago) rooms A-C.  The symposia and discussions will take place in rooms A&B and the exhibits, posters, and breaks will take place in room C.

Headquarters Hotel
Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC - SOLD OUT
625 South Ashland Avenue at Harrison Street
Chicago,  Illinois  60607 USA
Telephone: +1-312-491-1234

Overflow Hotel Accommodations
NAA has made arrangements for additional rooms at the:
Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown
733 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60661  USA 
Telephone: +1-800-972-2494

Special Guest Room Rate (includes complimentary internet access) - $214.00 plus local and state tax.

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Directions and Parking
Driving directions are available on the hotel’s website.  Overnight Parking – $49.00 daily

Conference Registration
Registration includes attendance to all sessions, poster presentations, exhibit area, and all food functions, except the Friday night reception and dinner.  Registrants will also receive a Program Syllabus that includes all accepted abstracts and PDF copies of available presentations. 

Early Registration Fees (before May 17, 2017) are:
Members: $180.00 | Non-Members: $280.00 | Trainees/Students (validation may be required): $115.00
Save money and sign up for membership when you register for a fee of $240.00.

Reception & Multi-Course Dinner
There is an additional $25.00 fee for members and non-members who wish to attend the reception and dinner on Friday evening at the UIC College of Nursing. Students and trainees are invited to attend gratis.

This is an opportunity to network with leading experts in the field while enjoying the reception and a full, multi-course dinner served with beer, wine, and soft drinks.

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