12th Annual Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging for the Clinician Symposium - EXHIBIT REGISTRATION

Houston, TX US
October 20, 2023 to October 22, 2023


You are NOT confirmed to exhibit until you register.

Registration deadline: 


Dear Corporate Partner,

It is our pleasure to invite you to exhibit at our 12th Annual Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging for the Clinician hosted at the Houston Methodist Research Institute on Friday-Sunday, October 20-22, 2023. On behalf of our Course Director, Dr. William A. Zoghbi and the Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) we graciously extend the opportunity for you to join us as an exhibitor and/or sponsor!

We estimate that this annual conference will attract approximately 100-150 in-person attendees and virtual attendees – all potential customers for your products and services.

I encourage you to take full advantage of this excellent opportunity to network with your target market as an exhibitor. Exhibiting companies will have the opportunity to share their educational materials and interact with participants.

Due to our limited number of exhibit openings, we hope you will take this opportunity and contact us now to register.

Please feel free to contact jvalencia3@houstonmethodist.org if you have any questions or need additional information.


William A. Zoghbi, MD, FASE, FAHA, MACC

Elkins Family Distinguished Chair in Cardiac Health, DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Chair, Department of Cardiology
Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute
Full Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Conference/Exhibit Date & Times

  • Friday, October 20, 2023 - 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Central
  • Saturday, October 21, 2023 - 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Central
  • Sunday, October 22, 2023 – 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM Central

Exhibit Location
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Ave.
2nd Floor Pre-Function Space
Houston, TX 77030

EXHIBIT FEE: $2,500.00

  • One 6’ x 3’ table-top exhibit with two chairs
  • Exhibiting companies may send a maximum of two (2) representatives to staff their exhibit table.
  • Recognition on the webpage and activity materials


  • BREAKFAST SPONSORSHIP: $3,600– Recognition in activity materials and signage during breakfast as Breakfast Sponsor
  • LUNCH SPONSORSHIP: $6,000 – Recognition in activity materials and signage during lunch as Lunch Sponsor
  • RECEPTION SPONSORSHIP: $8,000 - Recognition in activity materials and signage during lunch as Reception Sponsor


*Companies may purchase one exhibit and one sponsorship type.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, internists, anesthesiologists, radiologists, critical care physicians, advanced cardiovascular practitioners, fellows in training, sonographers, cardiovascular imaging technologists in areas such as echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI will benefit from this course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this live activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss new developments in multimodality imaging
  • Compare the different types of imaging for the assessment of ischemia to determine which is the most beneficial for the specified clinical question
  • Evaluate valve and heart morphology and relate them to valvular imaging and interventions
  • Describe the timing and interventions in common valvular disorders
  • Discuss how imaging can be utilized to differentiate cardiomyopathies and masses
  • Explain the role of imaging in vascular disease and diseases of the aorta
  • Summarize the most common congenital heart disease disorders seen in the adult and their salient imaging features
Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/20/2023 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/22/2023 - 12:00pm CDT
AGENDA Friday, October 20, 2023
7:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast
7:45Welcome and InstructionsWilliam A. Zoghbi, MD
Session I: Latest Advances in CV Imaging Technology: Echo, CT, PET, and CMR. What Should I Incorporate in Practice?
Moderators: João Cavalcante, MD, Karla Kurrelmeyer, MD, and Karima Addetia, MD
8:003D Echocardiography: Latest Advances and ApplicationsKarima Addetia, MD
8:15Contrast Echocardiography: Powerful Tool in Diagnosis and Management Sharon Mulvagh, MD
8:30Cardiac CT Angiography: The Latest Technological Advances Including FFRJoão Cavalcante, MD
8:45Cardiac MRI: Basic Concepts and New Developments for Clinical Applications Beyond LGE Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, PhD
9:00PET/CT Techniques and Protocols: What Should I Incorporate in My Lab? Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD
9:15Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Imaging: What is the Impact on Workforce and Workflow? Adopt or Adapt?    Karima Addetia, MD
9:30Question and Answer Session with Panel DiscussionAll Faculty
9:45Break and Exhibits
Session II: Ischemic Heart Disease: Role of Imaging
Moderators: Waleed Ahmed, MD, Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD and Jagat Narula MD, PhD
10:15Risk Stratification in CV Prevention: What is the Value of Imaging? When and How to Use CT Calcium Score? Khurram Nasir, MD
10:30The Vulnerable Plaque: What is the Most Predictive of Coronary Events? Coronary Imaging and/or Biomarkers? Jagat Narula, MD, PhD
10:45The New 2021 Chest Pain Guidelines: When is CTA with FFR Preferred over Physiologic Stress? John J. Mahmarian, MD
11:00PET/CT in Coronary Artery Disease: Should it Replace SPECT? Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
11:15Value of CMR in Acute Coronary Syndromes and Differentiation of Underlying Etiologies (MINOCA, Myocarditis...)Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, PhD
11:30Question and Answer Session with Panel Discussion: Interesting Cases in Coronary Artery DiseaseMouaz Al-Mallah, MD, John J. Mahmarian, MD,
Khurram Nasir, MD
12:00 PMLunch 
Session III: Role of Imaging in Heart Failure
Moderators: Mahwash Kassi, MD, Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, PhD and Miguel A. Quiñones, MD
1:00Quantitating Ventricular Function with Echocardiography: How Do You Use LV Strain in Daily Practice?Miguel A. Quiñones, MD
1:15Doppler Echocardiography and Diastology: Navigating the ASE Guidelines through Case Studies. Should Left Atrial Strain be Incorporated?Sherif F. Nagueh, MD
1:45How Do You Evaluate RV Size and Function? Is RV Strain the Best Index for RV Systolic Function? Nadeen Faza, MD
2:00Current Multimodality Approaches to Pericardial Diseases João Cavalcante, MD
2:15Role of CMR in Heart Failure: Impact on Etiologic Assessment and PrognosisDipan J. Shah, MD
2:30LVAD: How Do You Assess LVAD Function with Echo? Role of CTA? Mahwash Kassi, MD
2:45Break and Exhibits
Session IV: Live and Pre-recorded Case Studies from the Imaging Laboratories
Moderators: Waleed Ahmed, MD, Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, PhD, Sharon Mulvagh,MD, and Miguel A. Quiñones, MD
3:15Live Cases and Interesting Case Studies with Panel Discussion: CAD, Diastology, Contrast Echo, Heart Failure and Viability, Cardiac MassesWaleed Ahmed, MD, Mouaz Al-Mallah, MD,
Karla Kurrelmeyer, MD, Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, PhD
and Sharon Mulvagh, MD
5:00 PMAdjourn and Reception at Wolfgang Puck Restaurant
AGENDA | Saturday, October 21, 2023
7:00 AMSign-In and Breakfast
Session V: Valvular Heart Disease I: The Mitral and Tricuspid Valves
Moderators: Blase A. Carabello, MD, Gerald M. Lawrie, MD and Dee Dee Wang, MD
8:00Valvular and Cardiac Structure Anatomic DemonstrationGerald M. Lawrie, MD and William A. Zoghbi MD 
8:15Mitral Regurgitation: Evaluation with Echocardiography -- An Integrative ApproachWilliam A. Zoghbi, MD
8:30Role of CMR in Valvular Regurgitation: When Is It Indicated? Dipan J. Shah, MD
8:45The ACC/AHA and ESC Valve Guidelines: Update on When to Intervene in Primary and Secondary MR?Blase A. Carabello, MD
9:00Repairing the Mitral Valve: Current Surgical Approach to Mitral PreservationGerald M. Lawrie, MD
9:15Percutaneous Techniques for Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement: State of the ArtSachin S. Goel, MD
9:30Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation --The New Frontier: Results of Recent Interventions Dee Dee Wang, MD
9:45Question and Answer Session with Panel Discussion: Complex Cases in Mitral and Tricuspid Valve DiseaseCarlos El-Tallawi, MD, Sachin S. Goel, MD
and Dee Dee Wang, MD
10:15Break and Exhibits
Session VI: Valvular Heart Disease II: The Aortic Valve and Prosthetic Valves
Moderators: Nadeen Faza, MD, Sachin Goel, MD and  Michael J. Reardon, MD
10:45Modern Concepts in Aortic Stenosis: Are We Intervening Too Late? Blasé A. Carabello, MD
11:00TAVR: Optimizing the Choice of Prosthesis and Patient. What is the Next Frontier?Michael J. Reardon, MD
11:15Aortic Regurgitation: New Observations on Severity Assessment. Are the ACC/AHA/ESC Guidelines for Severe AR Too Specific?   João Cavalcante, MD
11:30How Do You Evaluate Prosthetic Valve Function? Carlos El-Tallawi, MD
11:45The "Interventional Imager": The Latest ASE Recommendations for Training and Role of the Heart Team   Stephen H. Little, MD
12:00 PMQuestion and Answer Session with Panel Discussion: Complex Cases in Aortic Valve DiseaseJoão Cavalcante, MD, Nadeen Faza, MD,
Stephen H. Little, MD
Session VII: Imaging in Evaluation of Cardiomyopathy
Moderators: Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD and Juan Carlos Plana, MD
1:30Stress Cardiomyopathy: When to Suspect and How to Diagnose? Maan Malahfji, MD
1:45Amyloid Heart Disease: Diagnostic Approach and Role of ImagingPanithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
2:00Cardio-oncology: Latest Recommendation for Early Detection and Management Juan Carlos Plana, MD
2:15Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Multimodality Approach and The Dawn of a New Era of Drug InterventionsSherif Nagueh, MD
2:30Question and Answer Session with Panel Discussion: Cardiomyopathies Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD, Maan Malahfji, MD, Juan Carlos Plana, MD
Session VIII: Jeopardy Game: Test Your Skills -- Rapid-Fire Interpretation
Moderator: Bindu Chebrolu, MD
3:00Jeopardy Game                                                                                                                                                                             
3:30Break and Exhibits
Small Group Interactive Sessions: Basics of Image Manipulation and Case Studies
Attendees Can Attend Any of the 4 Simultaneous Small Groups Sessions Dedicated for Each Modality
4:00 - 5:302D/3D Echocardiography -- Case StudiesStephen H. Little, MD, Sherif Nagueh, MD,
Miguel A. Quiñones, MD 
CT Coronary Angiography -- Case StudiesWaleed Ahmed, MD, Mohammed Chamsi-Pasha, MD,
John J. Mahmarian, MD
 Nuclear Cardiology: SPECT and PET -- Case StudiesMouaz Al-Mallah, MD, Faisal Nabi, MD,
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
Cardiac and Vascular MRI -- Case StudiesCarlos El-Tallawi, MD, Maan Malahfji, MD,
Dipan J. Shah, MD
5:30Adjourn and Evening on Your Own
AGENDA | Sunday, October 22, 2023
7:00 AMSign-In and Breakfast
Session X: Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Diseases of the Aorta and Peripheral Vasculature
Moderators: TBD, Marvin Atkins, MD, Andrea Quarti, MD   
8:00Post-Operative Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: How Do You Recognize Common Conditions? Outcomes? C. Huie Lin, MD, PhD
8:30Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What Are The Most Common Untreated Conditions That Should Not Be Missed?Dilachew Adebo, MD
9:00What are the Best Techniques to Evaluate the Aorta: Echo vs CT vs Dynamic MRI?Mohammed Chamsi-Pasha, MD
9:15Aortic Root and Aortic Valve Repair: What is the Current State? What Does the Surgeon Need to Know from the Imager?Andrea Quarti, MD
9:40Percutaneous Interventions for Aortic Aneurysm: What Does the Clinician Need to Know? What Does the Surgeon Want to Know from the Imager Prior to and after the Procedure? Marvin Atkins, MD
10:00Break and Exhibits
10:30Peripheral Vascular Disease: Should it be CT or MRI Imaging?Faisal Nabi, MD
10:45Carotid Disease: How to Use Imaging?Mohammed Chamsi-Pasha, MD
11:00Interesting Cases with Audience Response and Panel DiscussionMarvin Atkins, MD and John J. Mahmarian, MD 
11:45Program Evaluation and Wrap-UpWilliam A. Zoghbi, MD
12:00 PMAdjourn
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Avenue
John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States



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Registration Instructions

  • STEP 1 - Select the applicable fee and add to cart to complete the checkout process.
  • STEP 2 - Once registered, on the week of the conference you will receive an email from Jalissa (jvalencia3@houstonmethodist.org) for more details on exhibiting.