12th Annual Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium

February 22-23,2019 Park City Marriott Park City, Utah

Western AF Symposium

The Western Atrial Fibrillation (WAF) Symposium assembles key global thought leaders for a collaborative discussion regarding the latest advancements in atrial fibrillation research and treatment.

WAF features a distinguished faculty of physicians and researchers from several countries and renowned biomedical centers. WAF speakers and panels will discuss topics such as the electrical mechanisms of atrial fibrillation, image processing to improve AF management, AF and heart failure, MRI-guided ablation, improvements in patient care and AF outcomes, microscopy to characterize fibrosis, drug therapy, ECG monitoring, and technical advancements in the field of atrial fibrillation.

We appreciate the insightful and diverse contributions of our symposium faculty and the valuable feedback of our attendees. We are looking forward to this upcoming Symposium!

Co-sponsored by:

What’s Included?

Regular Conference registration includes:

  • Registration materials
  • Access to all educational sessions
  • Networking with exhibitors and other conference supporters
  • Breakfast, lunch and breaks each day
  • Closing Celebration at High West Distillery (space is limited to the first 150 registrants*)

Celebration at High West

We will be wrapping up the WAF Symposium with a final reception on February 23rd. This event will be held at High West Distillery from 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

This program is proudly offered by the Global Heart Education & Research Foundation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Utah Medical Association through the joint providership of ESI Management and the Global Heart Education & Research Foundation. ESI Management is accredited by the Utah Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ESI Management Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Additional hours may be available for pre-symposium workshops TBA)

Cancellation Policy

In the event of unforeseen circumstances, cancellations must be received in writing by:January 18th for a full refund; February 6th for a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after February 6th. Case by case exceptions for extenuating circumstances may be made after this date. All cancellation requests should be submitted to esi@esimgt.org.
Attendee substitutions will be accepted anytime.


We invite you to discover Utah’s breathtaking scenery, with thousands of kilometers of skiing, hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, five national parks within the state (Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Zion) and two American gems—Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks—just a few hours away. If Western AF Symposium attendees and faculty would like to rent ski and snowboard equipment while visiting, for your convenience, rentals can be made following the links below. You are encouraged to make your reservations online ahead of time.

Legacy Rentals Breeze Rentals


The 12th Annual Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium will be held at the:

Marriott Park City
1895 Sidewinder Drive
Park City, UT 84060
United States
(435) 649-2900

Accommodations may also be available at these nearby hotels:

WAF 2019 will be headquartered at the Park City Marriott in world famous Park City Utah – an old mining town and home to the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival and host of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Just 35 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, you will be able to unwind and relax in this cozy mountain atmosphere. Extend your stay and challenge yourself on skis or snowboards, take a Winter Comet Bobsled or snowmobile, or stroll through historic Main Street. Breathe in fresh air and discover premier restaurants, quaint shops and boutiques, Olympic sites, art galleries, and more. Whatever your pleasure, you’re sure to find it here.

Park City Peaks Hotel
2346 Park Avenue
Park City, UT
(435) 649-5000

Newpark Resort & Hotel
1476 Newpark Boulevard
Park City, UT
(435) 649-3600

Hotel Park City
2001 Park Avenue
Park City, UT
(435) 940-5000


In addition to cabs, Uber & Lyft, transportation to and from the airport to your hotel is available for $91 per person each way via Express Shuttle (801-596-1600). Advance reservations are welcome. Prices quoted are as of posting date.

For information on the Park City Marriot or To reserve your sleeping room at a discounted rate, https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/slcpc-park-city-marriott/, Rooms and rates will be available as indicated and may be extended before and after the event dates for WAF participants.  Prices quoted are as of posting date.


To obtain more information on Park City activities and other city events / recreation during your stay, contact Park City Visitor’s Bureau at 435-658-9616 or www.visitparkcity.com.

If you are interested in exploring nearby Salt Lake City, you may contact the Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau at 801-534-4901 or 800-541-4955. You may also find information at www.visitsaltlake.com.


The founders and coordinators of this conference comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need special accommodations based on the ADA, please contact ESI Management Group with your requests at least two weeks in advance. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide equitable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.

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Registration & Logistical Coordinator ESI Management Group Tia Korologos Tia_esimgt@msn.com 801-501-9446

Exhibitor Coordinator Justina Smith justina.smith@carma.utah.edu

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