Registration for the MCS Academy is now closed. There will be no onsite registration.

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Health and Safety

Your well-being is ISHLT’s #1 priority. Here is what we are doing to protect your health and peace of mind so you can focus on education and networking at the MCS Academy – North America.

COVID Vaccine Requirement

Proof of a U.S.-approved COVID-19 vaccination for all meeting attendees will be required when picking up your name badge. A list of U.S.-approved vaccines can be found here. Religious exemptions will not be allowed.

ISHLT will follow CDC, state, and local guidelines as it relates to the health and safety of our meeting attendees. Currently, there is no mask mandate in effect. Face coverings/masks will be optional for all meeting attendees.

Registration Policies

  • Full payment in U.S. funds only must accompany your registration. Checks must be made payable to ISHLT and drawn on a U.S. bank. Bank fees incurred for processing payment will be billed to the registrant.
  • A $35 USD fee will be accessed for each wire transfer. These fees are the responsibility of the sender. Email for wire transfer instructions.
Registration will be subject to a $25 USD administrative fee when requesting an invoice to pay for registration. ISHLT does not accept purchase orders.

Attendees who include an email address on their registration form will receive an email confirmation and receipt within 24 hours of registering online.

Registration cancellations must be made in writing by submitting an email to, noting the specific reasons for the registration cancellation.

Cancelations received on or before Friday, 30 September will be issued within 30 days of the conclusion of the meeting, less a $75 USD administration fee. Cancellations received after Friday, 30 September, 2022 are non-refundable.

Your data privacy and security are important to us. When you register for this event, ISHLT will process your data in accordance with our legitimate interests for hosting an industry event and for being a community-based organization. Please review our privacy policy, including how to exercise your rights under the GDPR.

As a condition of my participation in this meeting or event, I hereby waive any claim I may have against the ISHLT and its officers, directors, employees, or agents, or against the presenters or speakers, for reliance on any information presented and release ISHLT from and against any and all liability for damage or injury that may arise from my participation or attendance at the program. I further understand and agree that all property rights in the material presented, including common law copyright, are expressly reserved to the presenter or speaker or to ISHLT. I acknowledge that participation in ISHLT events and activities brings some risk and I do hereby assume responsibility for my own well-being. If another individual participates in my place per ISHLT transfer policy, the new registrant agrees to this disclaimer and waiver by default of transfer.

I understand that travel and gathering involves risk of sickness, including sickness from COVID-19. I (and on behalf of my guest(s)) waive and release ISHLT and its sponsors, and their employees and agents, from and against claims, liabilities and expenses arising from injury, sickness or death from contraction or spread of COVID-19 or other communicable disease due to travel to or attendance at an event sponsored by ISHLT.

I will take necessary precautions while at the event including, but not limited to, wearing a mask when requested and/or required (meeting is currently mask optional), minimize face touching, frequently washing hands and avoiding risky environments such as overcrowded bars or restaurants. I agree to not attend any ISHLT event if I feel ill or had recent exposure to a COVID-19 case.

This waiver and release is binding on me and my heirs and successors.

ISHLT is a listening organization focused on its participants. ISHLT events are designed to increase interaction, engagement, collaboration, connectivity, and community, in a fun and safe learning environment.

We value the participation of each member of the community and endeavor to deliver an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Academy participants are expected to conduct themselves with integrity, courtesy and respect for others and maintain the highest level of professionalism at all conference programs and events, whether officially sponsored by ISHLT or not.

All attendees, guests, speakers, organizers, volunteers, partners, vendors, and staff at any ISHLT event are required to observe the following Code of Conduct. ISHLT is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of age, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, place of origin, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.

All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for the conference.

Be kind to others. Do not insult or defame participants. Harassment in any form, sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not condoned at ISHLT Events. Participants violating these rules may be asked to leave the conference at the sole discretion of ISHLT. Thank you for helping to make this a welcoming event for all.

During the registration process, you will be given the option to opt-in to have your information shared for the following reasons:
  • Attendee Listing: ISHLT would like to publicly list you as an attendee. This helps drive attendance, and we kindly ask for your participation. If you agree, we will list your name, title, company, and location, on the ISHLT website.
  • Additional ISHLT Information: ISHLT would like to share information regarding membership and programs, unrelated to this meeting.
  • Sponsor Information: The MCS Academy – North America is supported by our sponsors. I agree that my information may be shared so that Academy sponsors can contact me to promote their business and services.
If you have any questions regarding the program or registration, contact ISHLT headquarters via email at, or by phone at +1-972-490-9495.