Affiliate Events


 

 


 
RESTRICTED DATES AND TIMES FOR
AFFILIATE EVENTS
(United States Eastern Daylight Time)
  Wednesday, 27 April 7:00 – 11:45 a.m.
1:15 – 7:15 p.m.
 
  Thursday, 28 April 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:30 – 6:15 p.m.
 
  Friday, 29 April 7:00 – 11:45 pm
1:15 – 6:00 p.m.
 
  Saturday, 30 April 7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  
 
An Affiliate Event is:
  •   Any formal or informal meeting, which includes groups of ISHLT members that are gathering for a purpose related to the interests of ISHLT or the profession, treating advanced heart and lung disease. (Examples include Working Groups, Writing Committees, Symposium Planning Groups, University departments, etc.)
  •   Any meeting or event not supported by or organized on behalf of commercial interests, which requires space in Boston between Tuesday, 26 April and Saturday, 30 April, 2022.
 

Event Types

There are three types of Affiliate Events:
 
1.  OFFICIAL ISHLT AFFILIATE EVENTS
Yearly meetings of ISHLT Interdisciplinary Networks, Professional Communities, committees, task forces, and workgroups created by the ISHLT Board are coordinated and pre-scheduled by ISHLT staff. No application process is required for these events.

2.  ISHLT AFFILIATE EVENTS
ISHLT will, at its discretion, provide meeting space, if available at no additional cost to ISHLT, for the following approved ISHLT Affiliate Events, provided the event is for the purpose of pursuing work related to an ISHLT-related project/activity:
 
  •   Standards and Guidelines Writing Groups/Writing Committees
  •   Interdisciplinary Network or Professional Community Workforces
  •   Symposium Planning Groups
  •   Academy Planning Groups
  •   Joint Symposium Planning Groups
     
AV equipment or labor, catering and signage is not provided. If AV equipment/labor, catering, or signage is required, a formal request for funding must be submitted to ISHLT at least 3 months prior to the date of the Annual Meeting. These events will be included in the mobile app and on the ISHLT2022 website.

3.  OTHER AFFILIATE EVENTS
ISHLT will, at its discretion, provide meeting space, if available at no additional cost to ISHLT, for approved Other Affiliate Events involving groups of individuals registered for the ISHLT Annual Meeting, provided that:
 
  •   There is no industry funding for the event and the event is not sponsored or organized by commercial interests
  •   The event is not an educational activity
  •   The event is conducted by a non-industry entity that, in ISHLT’s determination, is engaged in activities related to the interests of ISHLT
  •   The event is not deemed by ISHLT to be in competition with or detrimental to the interests of ISHLT
     
AV equipment or labor, catering and signage is not provided. If AV equipment or labor, catering, or signage is required, Other Affiliate Event groups are responsible for making their own arrangements and assuming all costs. These events will be included in the mobile app and on the ISHLT2022 website, if requested, no later than 30 days prior to the start of the meeting.
 
RESTRICTED DATES AND TIMES FOR
AFFILIATE EVENTS
(United States Eastern Daylight Time)
Wednesday, 27 April 7:00 – 11:45 a.m.
1:15 – 7:15 p.m.
Thursday, 28 April 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Friday, 29 April 7:00 – 11:45 pm
1:15 – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, 30 April 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  
 

Affiliate Request Due Date and Approval

  •   Affiliate Request Form Due Date: Friday, 11 March 2022
  •   Applications received after 11 March 2022 will not be processed or accommodated unless the event is requested by the ISHLT Board of Directors, Executive Committee, or a senior staff member.
  •   Requests for Affiliate Events that are received during the week of the Annual Meeting will not be accommodated.
  •   Approval of Affiliate Events is at the sole discretion of ISHLT. Affiliate Events for which funding from industry is provided in whole or in part will not be approved. These must be submitted at Corporate Events, for which a fee is assessed.
 
Commercial Interest Meeting
All meetings and events conducted or sponsored by commercial interests, and taking place between Tuesday, 26 April and Saturday, 30 April 2022, including clinical trial investigator meetings, scientific advisory board meetings, social events, educational activities, etc. are considered Corporate Events, and a Corporate Event Application must be submitted for these activities.