American Society of Hematology

Host a Satellite Symposium

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:

DateLocationHotel, Meeting room
January 11-12, 2019San Francisco, CAParc 55, Mission
January 11-12, 2019Washington, DCOmni Shoreham, Hampton Ballroom
January 18-19, 2019Chicago, ILFairmont Chicago, State
January 18-19, 2019Seattle, WAFairmont Olympic, Kensington
January 25-26, 2019Dallas, TXThe Ritz-Carlton, Maple
January 25-26, 2019New York, NYConrad New York, Studio 6

How to Apply

Please read the complete ISS guidelines before submitting your application.

The application and a proposal to host an Independent Satellite Symposium must be submitted via email at by December 14, 2019.

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

  • Members of the 2019 ASH Committee on Educational Affairs
  • 2019 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 request received between November 16, 2018 and December 1, 2018 will incur a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Any cancellations received in writing on or after December 2, 2018, will incur a 100 percent cancellation penalty and the host will be issued no refund of any monies received by ASH for cancellation.
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Important Dates and Deadlines

December 14, 2018

  • Deadline for ISS application submissions

December 21, 2018

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

December 28, 2018

  • Payment and signed letter of agreement due to ASH

January 7, 2019

  • Deadline to submit all promotional and educational materials (invitations, handouts, signs, fliers, etc.) to ASH
  • 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