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. The program is specially designed research and clinical cardiac specialists from all sectors of practice seeking to update their knowledge about new technologies and treatments and improve their skills and strategies of practice / interventions.

What’s Included?

Regular Conference registration includes:

  • Registration materials
  • Access to all educational sessions
  • Networking with exhibitors and other conference supporters


To insure the maximum comfort of all attendees and provide a very interactive program experience, registration will be limited. REGISTER EARLY.

CME Information

This program is proudly offered by the Global Heart Research & Education 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 Research & Education 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 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Information

All disclosure information will be available soon on this website

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

#WAFib2019 Computational Methods & Machine Learning in #AFib. @S_NarayanMD @StanfordMed

Smart phone and devices for afib detection will lead to new age of patient physician partnership.


PSA— Please RT this.
It is an extremely bad idea to recommend AF ablation or AF rhythm control drugs after one episode of AF, or even after two episodes.
First-educate, Second -educate, third, Rx Risk factors, fourth —pill in pocket

Edward J Schloss MD on Twitter

“My thoughts: Is AAD an appropriate comparator here? I typically treat first PAF with counseling & lifestyle modification. Many have very fe...


@AndreaRussoEP #WAFib2019: we need to start looking at risk factors beyond the CHADVASC score

Could LAA-ligation be effective in blood pressure treatment? Intriguing question raised by @djlakkireddy at #WAFib2019

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Tonight (Thursday's) PRE-SYMPOSIUM DINNER is at Hotel Park City, 2001 Park Ave, Park City, UT from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM. See you soon!

Join us for a CME Pre-Symposium Dinner @westernAFib: A Multi-Specialty Collaborative Approach for Stroke Prevention in Afib Patients on Feb 21, 6:30-9:30pm - Hotel Park City Four Seasons Ballroom. @omwazni @nmarrouche @Drdevignair #wafib2019 Register at https://t.co/CDUyjYOwx6

Eric Prystowsky discussing ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: I'VE SEEN IT ALL! @ #WAFib2019 @EJSMD @omwazni @khaldountarakji @drjohnm @DrDave01 @Dr_Santangeli @PrashSanders @nmarrouche @UofUHealth

Join us for a CME Pre-Symposium Dinner @westernAFib: A Multi-Specialty Collaborative Approach for Stroke Prevention in Afib Patients on Feb 21, 6:30-9:30pm - Hotel Park City Four Seasons Ballroom. @omwazni @nmarrouche @Drdevignair #wafib2019 Register at https://t.co/CDUyjYOwx6

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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

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.

Accommodations may also be available at these nearby hotels within quick UBER, Lyft or shuttle rides. Your choice - the hustle of downtown and main street, on the ski slope in a condo or in the quaint Swiss feel of nearby Heber City.

*These And other options may also be available via third party booking sites.

Hampton Inn & Suites
6609 No. Landmark Drive

Westgate Resorts
3000 Canyons Resort Drive

All Seasons Resort Lodging
Multiple Locations

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

Newpark Resort & Hotel
1476 Newpark Boulevard
(435) 649-3600

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

Treasure Mountain Inn
255 Main street
(435) 655-4502 / (800)344-3460

New Park Resort
1476 Newpatk bivd

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1501 West Ute Boulevard


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.

Registration & Logistical Coordinator
ESI Management Group – Tia Korologos
Email : tia_esimgt@msn.com
Phone : 801-501-9446

Exhibitor Coordinator
Toni Atkin
Email : toni@globalheartref.org

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