American Society of Hematology

2017 Schedule-at-a-Glance

View the final 2017 program and abstracts. Please check back in July 2018 to view the preliminary schedule and program for the 60th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Registration
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Friday, December 8, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Registration
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Friday Satellite Symposia
(Sponsored by nonprofit organizations)
These symposia are not part of the official ASH annual meeting and are planned solely by the sponsoring organizations.
12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.Trainee Day
(Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge)
12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.Training Program Directors' Workshop
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Friday Satellite Symposia
(Sponsored by nonprofit and for-profit organizations)
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Friday Scientific Workshops
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Trainee Welcome Reception
(Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge)
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Friday Satellite Symposia
(Sponsored by nonprofit and for-profit organizations)
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Saturday, December 9, 2017

59th ASH Annual Meeting Begins

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Registration
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Education/Scientific Program
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Special Education Session on New ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Coffee Break in Poster Hall
9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.Global Capacity-Building Showcase
9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.Poster Session I - Viewing
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Education/Scientific Program 
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Special Scientific Symposium
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Exhibits Open
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.ASH Grassroots Network Lunch
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Career-Development Lunch Sessions
(Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge)
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Continuing Conversations With the Speakers
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas
(Ticketed Session)
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.How to Get Published in a Peer-Reviewed Journal
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Meet the Scientist
(Ticketed session)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Product Theaters Open in Exhibit Hall
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.Continuing Conversations With the Speakers
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Ham-Wasserman Lecture
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Education/Scientific Program
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Special Scientific Symposium
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Special Symposium on Quality
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Special Education Session on Newly Approved Therapies
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Education/Scientific Program 
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.AML Matters: A Multidisciplinary Approach To Testing and Diagnosis, Evaluation of Risk, and Personalized Treatment Selection
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Poster Session I - Presentations
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Welcome Reception in Poster Hall
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Promoting Minorities in Hematology Presentations and Reception
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Sunday, December 10, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Registration
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Hematology Course Directors' Workshop
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.ASH Foundation Run/Walk
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Education/Scientific Program
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Session II - Viewing
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.Global Capacity-Building Showcase
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Coffee Break in Poster Hall
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Education/Scientific Program
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Special Scientific Symposium
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Exhibits Open
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Complimentary Light Lunch in Exhibit Hall
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Continuing Conversations With the Speakers
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Featured Topic Discussion: Hemophilia Revolution
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas
(Ticketed Session)
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Meet the Blood Editors
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Meet the Scientist
(Ticketed Session)
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Quality Conversations on Social Media: Achieving Credibility and Efficiency Together
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Trainee Didactic Sessions
(Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge; lunch will be provided)
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.ASH Practice Partnership Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Product Theaters Open in Exhibit Hall
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.ASH-EHA Joint Symposium
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Announcement of Awards:
  • Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology
  • ASH Award for Leadership in Promoting Diversity
  • ASH Mentor Award
  • ASH Outstanding Service Award
  • ASH Public Service Award
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Plenary Scientific Session
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.ASH-FDA Symposium on New Drug Approvals
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Blood and Beyond: The Art of Perception
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Special Session on Systems-Based Hematology
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Education Spotlight Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Scientific Spotlight Sessions
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Hall Reception
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Session II - Presentations
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Global Capacity-Building Showcase Presentations With the Authors
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Monday, December 11, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Registration
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Education Program
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Consultative Hematology Course
(Ticketed Session)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Exhibits Open
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Session III - Viewing
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.Global Capacity-Building Showcase
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noonEducation Program
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noonSimultaneous Oral Sessions
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.Complimentary Light Lunch in Exhibit Hall
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.ASH Choosing Wisely® Campaign: 2017 ASH Choosing Wisely Champions
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Meet the Blood Editors
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Global Hematology Symposium
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Product Theaters Open in Exhibit Hall
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Trainee Didactic Sessions
(Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge; lunch will be provided)
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Featured Topic Discussion: Combination Therapies: How Are We Deciding What to Utilize?
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Coffee Break in Poster Hall
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Education Program
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Education Spotlight Sessions
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Scientific Spotlight Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.ASH-FDA Joint Symposium on New Drugs in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Special Symposium on the Basic Science of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Hall Reception
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Session III - Presentations
6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Networking Reception for Female Hematologists
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Registration
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Late-Breaking Abstracts Session
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.Announcement of Awards:
  • William Dameshek Prize
  • Henry M. Stratton Medal
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Presidential Symposium
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Business Meeting
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Best of ASH
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