American Society of Hematology

Host a Satellite Symposium

The application deadline to host a satellite symposium at a 2018 Highlights of ASH in North America meeting has now passed.

The Independent Satellite Symposia (ISS) are industry-sponsored, CME-certified symposia offered in conjunction with ASH meetings. These events are not part of the official ASH meeting program and are planned solely by the sponsoring company.

There is one ISS available at each of the following Highlights of ASH locations:

DateLocationISS Time
January 12-13, 2018San Francisco, CA7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
January 19-20, 2018Miami, FL7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

How to Apply

Please read the complete ISS guidelines.

ASH policy prohibits members of the following groups from participating in the ISS at Highlights of ASH in North America:

  • Members of the 2018 ASH Committee on Educational Affairs
  • 2018 Highlights of ASH in North America Speakers
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Cancellation Policy

All ISS cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to

  • Any cancellation requests received up to December 1, 2017, will incur a 50 percent cancellation penalty.
  • Any cancellation requests received on or after December 2, 2017, will incur a 100 percent cancellation penalty. The ISS host will be issued no refund of any monies received by ASH for cancellation.
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Important Dates and Deadlines

November 20, 2017

  • Deadline for ISS application submissions

December 22, 2017

  • Acceptance letters emailed by ASH (following acceptance, please submit ISS registration website links to ASH to post on the program website)

December 29, 2017

  • Payment and signed letter of agreement due to ASH

January 8, 2018

  • Deadline to submit all promotional and educational materials (invitations, handouts, signs, fliers, etc.) to ASH
  • Deadline to submit a one-page evaluation summary report, including a final attendance count, to the ASH Corporate Relations Department at
  • Deadline to submit mailing list request form to the ASH Corporate Relations Department at (your mailing piece must be submitted for pre-approval along with the mailing list request form)
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Please contact ASH Corporate Relations Coordinator Thelma Barnett at back to top