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2021 Schedule-at-a-Glance

Thursday, December 9, 2021

All times listed are in Eastern time.

 
3:00 a.m.  7:00 p.m. Registration open (for in-person participants)

Friday, December 10, 2021 

7:00 a.m.  6:00 p.m.

Registration open (for in-person participants)
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. – 10:00 a.m. Friday Satellite Symposia
These symposia are not part of the official ASH annual meeting program and are planned solely by the sponsoring organizations.
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Training Program Directors' Workshop
This event is designed for hematology program directors to share lessons learned, best practices, and explore opportunities to improve their leadership skills. Through experiential learning techniques, breakout sessions, and interactive lectures, program directors can learn from peers and build their network.
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Friday Satellite Symposia
These symposia are not part of the official ASH annual meeting program and are planned solely by the sponsoring organizations.
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ASH-a-Palooza
This is ASH’s premier trainee event complete with micro-learning sessions, mentorship opportunities, and more! It is only open to trainees wearing a blue badge.
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Scientific Workshops
These workshops are interactive discussions of the latest scientific developments in a particular field of hematology and are not part of the official ASH annual meeting program. They are sponsored by ASH but are organized by members of the hematologic community.
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday Satellite Symposia
These symposia are not part of the official ASH annual meeting program and are planned solely by the sponsoring organizations.
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Trainee Welcome Reception (for in-person participants)
Immediately following ASH-a-Palooza, the Trainee Welcome Reception is an informal event for trainees and faculty to network and celebrate meeting in -person.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. "Welcome Back" Reception (for in-person participants)
New this year! To celebrate the return to an in-person meeting after the ASH community was not able to gather together in 2020, ASH will host a reunion style reception for all participants to meet up and get re-acquainted. The informal reception will allow participants to stop by after picking up their registration badge, and visit with colleagues for a while either before or after attending ASH-a-Palooza, Scientific Workshops, Satellite Symposia, or going with colleagues for dinner at one of Atlanta’s wonderful restaurants. Enjoy catching up with your friends and colleagues, or meet new ones at this special and additional networking opportunity at the ASH annual meeting.
7:00 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 organizations.

Saturday, December 11, 2021

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration open (for in-person participants)
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Trainee Lounge (for in-person participants)
Open to trainees with blue badges. A space for trainees to take a break, informally, meet, print, and more with periodic coffee breaks.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas (for in-person participants)
This is a ticketed session sold at registration.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Meet the Scientist (for in-person participants)
This is a ticketed session sold at registration.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Collaboration in ASH Central (for in-person participants)
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Coffee Break in Poster Hall (for in-person participants)
9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Poster Session I - Viewing
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Education/Scientific Program Live Q&As
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. Career-Development Lunch Sessions (for in-person participants)
First come, first served open only to trainees wearing a blue badge. 
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Product Theaters
These sessions are sponsored by industry and feature new research findings and products. They are solely promotional in nature and continuing medical education credits will not be offered.
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 (for in-person participants)
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Education/Scientific Program Live Q&As
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Special Scientific Symposium
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Simultaneous Oral Sessions
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 (for in-person participants) 
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Education/Scientific Program Live Q&As
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Special Interest Session
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Joint Scientific Session
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Simultaneous Oral Sessions
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Poster Session I - Presentations (for in-person participants)
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Poster Hall Reception (for in-person participants)

Sunday, December 12, 2021

7:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m.

Registration open (for in-person participants)

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ASH Foundation Run/Walk
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Trainee Lounge (for in-person participants)
Open to trainees with blue badges. A space for trainees to take a break, informally, meet, print, and more with periodic coffee breaks.
7:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Medical Educators Symposium
Focusing on education theory, novel teaching techniques, and fostering well-being, this workshop is designed for educators to share resources.
8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas (for in-person participants) 
This ticketed session sold at registration
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Meet the Scientist (for in-person participants)
This is a ticketed session sold at registration

8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Coffee and Collaboration in ASH Central (for in-person participants). 
8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Product Theaters
These sessions are sponsored by industry and feature new research findings and products. They are solely promotional in nature and continuing medical education credits will not be offered.
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Coffee Break in Poster Hall (for in-person participants)

9:00 a.m.  8:00 p.m.

Poster Session II - Viewing

9:30 a.m.  10:15 a.m. Education Program / Scientific Program Live Q&As
9:30 a.m.  10:15 a.m. Special Scientific Symposium
9:30 a.m.  11:00 a.m. Simultaneous Oral Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open 
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Complimentary Light Lunch in Exhibit Hall (for in-person participants)

11:15 a.m.  12:15 p.m. Trainee Didactic Sessions
These classic sessions are open only to trainees wearing a blue badge. The sessions will cover tips for finding your next opportunity, drug development, resilience, and ethics.
11:15 a.m.  12:15 p.m. Meet the Blood Editors (for in-person participants)
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. How to Review a Scientist Paper
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ASH Practice Partnership (APP) Lunch
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Product Theaters
These sessions are sponsored by industry and feature new research findings and products. They are solely promotional in nature and continuing medical education credits will not be offered.
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
  • Exemplary Service Award
  • ASH Outstanding 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 Happy (for in-person participants)  
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Simultaneous Oral Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.; Education/Scientific Program Live Q&As
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Spotlight Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Special Interest Sessions 
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Systems Based Hematology Education Session and Networking Reception (for in-person participants)
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Blood and Beyond
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Poster Hall Reception (for in-person participants)
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Poster Session II - Presentations (for in-person participants) 

Monday, December 13, 2021

7:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m.

Registration open (for in-person participants)

7:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m. Trainee Lounge (for in-person participants)
Open to trainees with blue badges. A space for trainees to take a break, informally, meet, print, and more with periodic coffee breaks.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas (for in-person participants)
This is a ticketed session sold at registration.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Meet the Scientist (for in-person participants)
This is a ticketed session sold at registration.

8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Coffee and Collaboration in ASH Central (for in-person participants).
8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m. Product Theaters
These sessions are sponsored by industry and feature new research findings and products. They are solely promotional in nature and continuing medical education credits will not be offered.
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. – 8:00 p.m. Poster Session III - Viewing
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 (for in-person participants)
10:00 a.m.  – 2:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
10:30 a.m.  11:15 a.m. Education/ Scientific Program Live Q&As
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Simultaneous Oral Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Spotlight Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon ASH/FDA Joint Symposium on Late-Breaking Drug Approvals I
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Complimentary Light Lunch in Exhibit Hall (for in-person participants)
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. ASH Choosing Wisely® Campaign: ASH Choosing Wisely Champions
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Meet the Blood Editors (for in-person participants)

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Trainee Didactic Sessions  
These classic sessions are open only to trainees wearing a blue badge. The sessions will cover tips for finding your next opportunity, drug development, resilience, and ethics.
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Product Theaters  
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 (for in-person participants) 
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Education/ Scientific Program Live Q&As
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Special Interest Session
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Education Spotlight Sessions 
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Scientific Spotlight Sessions
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Simultaneous Oral Sessions  
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Simultaneous Oral Sessions
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Education/ Scientific Program Live Q&As 
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Special Symposium on the Basic Science of Hemostasis and Thrombosis 
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ASH / FDA Joint Symposium on Late-Breaking Drug Approvals II
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Poster Session III - Presentations
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Poster Hall Reception (for in-person participants)
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ASH Career-Development Awards Reception (for in-person participants)
6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Simultaneous Oral Sessions
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ASH Networking Reception for the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Community (for in-person participants)  
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ASH Women in Hematology Event (for in-person participants) 

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

7:00 a.m.  1:30 p.m. Registration open (for in-person participants)
7:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m. Trainee Lounge (for in-person participants)
Open to trainee with blue badges. A space for trainees to take a break, informally, meet, print, and more with periodic coffee breaks.
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Announcement of Awards:
  • William Dameshek Prize
  • Henry M. Stratton Medal
7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Late-Breaking Abstracts Session
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presidential Symposium
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Best of ASH
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Business Meeting
2:15 p.m.  In-person Meeting Concludes
In-person meeting concludes – participants travel home
2:15 p.m. and later Binge Watching - Catch Up on Content
Participants will be able to watch presentation recordings on demand for sessions and posters which were presented earlier in the day.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 

All Day and Night Binge Watching - Catch Up on Content
Participants will be able to watch presentation recordings on demand for sessions and posters which were presented earlier in the virtual meeting.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

ASH Poster Walks (Virtual meeting only)

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
COMPANY Focus on DISEASE Posters
These sessions are sponsored by industry and feature a curated group of poster presentations focused on a specific disease area followed by a moderated discussion between a company representative and presenters. Continuing medical education credits will not be offered.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

ASH Poster Walks (Virtual meeting only)

Thursday, December 16, 2021

All Day and Night Binge Watching - Catch Up on Content
Participants will be able to watch presentation recordings on demand for sessions and posters which were presented earlier in the virtual meeting.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

ASH Poster Walks (Virtual meeting only) 

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
COMPANY Focus on DISEASE Posters (Virtual meeting only)
These sessions are sponsored by industry and feature a curated group of poster presentations focused on a specific disease area followed by a moderated discussion between a company representative and presenters. Continuing medical education credits will not be offered.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ASH Poster Walks (Virtual meeting only)

Friday, December 17, 2021

All Day and Night Binge Watching - Catch Up on Content
Participants will be able to watch presentation recordings on demand for sessions and posters which were presented earlier in the virtual meeting.