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The ISSVA World Congress: The Latest in Vascular Anomalies, is ISSVA's biannual Congress, which is attended by a wide array of specialists including intervention radiologists, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, ENT surgeons, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, oncologists and pathologists, presents the latest developments in this fast moving area.

This page includes general information about this meeting and other details that may be of interest to meeting delegates.

Affiliate Groups

ISSVA is holding a limited amount of space at the ISSVA World Congress 2022 meeting venue for our affiliate organizations. Space will be granted based on alignment with ISSVA’s mission and availability. More details will be available closer to the meeting.

Enjolras Travel Award

Applications for the "Odile Enjolras, MD Travel Award for Promising Investigators in the Field of Vascular Anomalies" will open in 2021.

Learn more about the Enjolras Travel Award

Important Dates:

Housing Opens: Late 2021
Registration Opens: Late 2021
Abstract Notifications & Finalization of the Scientific Program: Early 2022
Discounted Registration Deadline: March 2022

Local Organizing Committee

The ISSVA World Congress 2022 would not be possible without the assistance and hard work of our Local Organizing Committee, which provides valuable feedback on venue selection, social activities and more:

Jugpal Arneja (Chair)
Douglas Courtemanche
Manraj Heran
Gerald Legiehn
Julie Prendiville

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and the surrounding metro region offers visitors unique neighborhoods and big city amenities surrounded by beautiful water and mountain views, which are easily accessible! Learn more about Vancouver on their Tourism Website:


The ISSVA World Congress 2022 will take place at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.