American Society of Hematology

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Thursday, December 7

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

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

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

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.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

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.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

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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