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2024 Highlights of ASH® in Latin America

Highlights of ASH in Latin America

Join the world's leading hematology experts at Highlights of ASH in Latin America, a two-day program that highlights the most influential research presented at the latest ASH annual meeting, the premier event in malignant and non-malignant hematology.

By attending Highlights of ASH, you will get a comprehensive review of significant scientific updates in clinical and translational hematologic research, learn how these updates directly affect the study and practice of hematology, and discover how new research can be translated into cutting-edge patient care.

Through participation in this meeting, you will be able to:

  • Recap stand-out abstracts from the most recent ASH annual meeting
  • Discuss rapidly evolving developments in hematology and hematology-oncology with leading faculty in the field
  • Participate in interactive panel discussions and attend small group lunch sessions with the experts
  • Improve therapeutic and overall practice methods
  • Discover new treatments for patients

This meeting has been designed to be a rewarding educational event for hematologists, oncologists, fellows and trainees, allied health professionals, and hematopathologists.

Program Co-Host

ASH is proud to co-host this meeting with the Colombian Association of Hematology and Oncology (ACHO).

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Program Co-Chairs

The Program Co-Chairs for the Highlights of ASH in Latin America are:

  • ACHO Program Co-Chairs
    • Dr. Virginia Abello
    • Dr. Claudia Sossa
  • ASH Program Co-Chairs
    • Dr. Amy DeZern
    • Dr. Jonathan Kaufman

Program Schedule

8:00 a.m. Registration and Exhibition Opens 
8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:00 a.m. Clonal Hematopoiesis and Myelodysplastic Syndromes

ASH Speaker & Regional MDS Expert
9:45 a.m. Aplastic Anemia

ASH Speaker & Regional Aplastic Anemia Expert
10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
11:00 a.m. Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:30 a.m.


12:00 p.m.

Inherited Bleeding Disorders

12:30 p.m. Iron Deficiency
1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion  
1:30 p.m. Lunch with the Experts Session & Lunch in the Exhibition Hall
2:45 p.m.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

3:15 p.m.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

ASH Speaker & Regional AML Expert

4:00 p.m.

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Including Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion 
5:00 p.m. Highlights of ASH Day 1 Program Adjournment 
8:00 a.m. Registration and Exhibition Open
8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions  
9:00 a.m.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

9:30 a.m. Lymphoma

ASH Speaker & Regional Lymphoma Expert
10:15 a.m.  Myeloma and Plasma Cell Dyscrasia

ASH Speaker & Regional Myeloma Expert
11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion
11:30 a.m.    Coffee Break and Exhibition
12:00 p.m.

Transfusion Medicine: Blood Banking and Pheresis

12:30 p.m.

Autoimmunity and Complement Disorders

1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
1:30 p.m. Lunch with the Experts Session & Lunch in the Exhibition Hall
2:45 p.m.

Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism

3:15 p.m.

Nosocomial Hematologic Complications

3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
4:15 p.m. Special Education Session: Advanced Cell Therapies in Hematology and the Landscape for Latin America

Regional Cellular Therapy Expert
5:00 p.m. Highlights of ASH in Latin America Program Adjournment