American Society of Hematology

2018 Schedule-at-a-Glance

The following schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Registration
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Friday, November 30, 2018

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Registration
Note: Registration in the Speaker Ready Room (for speakers only) will stay open until 9:00 p.m. to accommodate late-arriving speakers.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Friday Satellite Symposia
These symposia are not part of the official ASH annual meeting program and are planned solely by the sponsoring nonprofit organizations.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Training Program Directors' Workshop
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.ASH-a-Palooza (formerly Trainee Day)
Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge.
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Friday Satellite Symposia
These symposia are not part of the official ASH annual meeting program and are planned solely by the sponsoring nonprofit and for-profit organizations.
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Friday Scientific Workshops
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Friday Satellite Symposia
These symposia are not part of the official ASH annual meeting program and are planned solely by the sponsoring nonprofit and for-profit organizations.
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Saturday, December 1, 2018

60th ASH Annual Meeting Begins

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Registration
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Education Program / Scientific Program
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Coffee Break in Poster Hall
9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.Poster Session I - Viewing
9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.Global Capacity-Building Showcase - Viewing
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Education Program / Scientific Program
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Open Time for Lunch
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Exhibits Open
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.How to Get Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Grassroots Network Lunch
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas
This is a ticketed session sold on site at registration.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Meet the Scientist
This is a ticketed session sold on site at registration.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Continuing Conversations With the Speakers
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Career-Development Lunch Sessions
Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Product Theaters Open
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 Program / Scientific Program
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Special Symposium on Quality
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Special Scientific Symposium
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Education Program / Scientific Program
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.Special Session With the National Cancer Institute Director
6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.Poster Session I - Presentations
6:15 p.m. - 8:15 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 2, 2018

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Registration
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.ASH Foundation Run/Walk
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Hematology Course Directors' Workshop
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Education Program / Scientific Program
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Coffee Break in Poster Hall
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Session II - Viewing
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.Global Capacity-Building Showcase - Viewing
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Education Program / 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.How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas
This is a ticketed session sold on site at registration.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Meet the Scientist
This is a ticketed session sold on site at registration.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Continuing Conversations With the Speakers
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Featured Topic Discussion
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Trainee Didactic Sessions
Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Meet the Blood Editors
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Social Media for the Hematologist: Today and in the Future
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.ASH Practice Partnership Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Product Theaters Open
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 Mentor Award
  • ASH Award for Leadership in Promoting Diversity
  • ASH Exemplary Service Award
  • ASH Outstanding Service Award (if applicable)
  • ASH Public Service Award (if applicable)
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Plenary Scientific Session
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Education / Scientific Spotlight Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Blood and Beyond
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 3, 2018

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
This is a ticketed session sold online during advance registration or on site at registration if space is available. It is recommended to buy tickets in advance.
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 - Viewing
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noonEducation Program
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noonSimultaneous Oral Sessions
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noonEducation / Scientific Spotlight 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: ASH Choosing Wisely Champions
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Featured Topic Discussion
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Global Hematology Symposium
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Meet the Blood Editors
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Trainee Didactic Sessions
Open only to trainees wearing a blue badge.
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Product Theaters Open
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 / Scientific Spotlight Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Simultaneous Oral Sessions
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Special Symposium on ASH Supported Researchers
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Special Symposium on the Basic Science of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Session III - Presentations
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Poster Hall Reception
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.ASH Career-Development Awards Reception
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 4, 2018

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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