A Corporate Event
is any activity which is funded, organized or offered by any for-profit commercial organization (symposium, seminar, workshop, investigator meeting, marketing event, etc.).
Guidelines for the Presentation of Scientific Data and Cases
Participants in the ISHLT annual meeting agree and confirm that studies involving human subjects adhere to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki
of the World Medical Association, adhere to the principles of the ISHLT Statement on Transplant Ethics
, and meet the informed consent requirements of the institution and country in which the study was performed.
Application and Payment due: Friday, 12 March
Recording of Session in MP4 Format due: Friday, 26 March
- Corporate Events can only be scheduled during the available dates and times, listed below, and cannot conflict with ISHLT programming. Session times will be assigned by ISHLT.
- Two (2) Industry Events will be held concurrently in each session hour: One (1) Corporate Event and One (1) Industry Theater Session.
- Every effort will be made to avoid the scheduling of simultaneous Industry Events targeted to the same audience, but ISHLT cannot guarantee conflicts.
Available Dates / Times (Eastern Standard Time)
|Sunday, 25 April
||11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
|Monday, 26 April
||9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
|Tuesday, 27 April
||12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
|Wednesday, 28 April
||2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Event may not exceed 60 minutes.
- Includes live text chat and text Q&A for 45 minutes during recorded session + 15 minute live Q&A session on screen.
- Live Q&A session must be requested in advance for scheduling of audiovisual staff.
- Industry Event title must lead with "Non-CME Industry Event offered by XCOMPANY NAMEX – XSESSION TITLEX."
- Session must be pre-recorded by supporting company and provided by Friday, 26 March, to be uploaded to the site and will be released to attendees at designated program time.
- Introduction slide: Company logo may be included. The following prominently placed text must be added: "This is an independent Non-CME event and is not an official part of the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions."
Event Invitations/ Announcements / Publication of Event
- All invitations, broadcast emails and other materials about Corporate Events to which health care professionals are invited must carry the following text placed prominently and printed in a size large enough to be easily read: “This is an independent Non-CME event and is not an official part of the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions.”
- All such materials must be approved by ISHLT in advance.
Supporters and exhibitors are limited to companies representing products or services which are, in the opinion of ISHLT, related to the field of advanced heart and lung failure and of professional interest/benefit to the meeting attendees. ISHLT reserves the sole authority to control all aspects of the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, and any ISHLT event, and to determine the eligibility of any company and/or its product(s). ISHLT reserves the right to refuse applications from companies not meeting standard requirements or expectations.
Use of ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, JHLT: The Podcast Scientific Program Content
Information presented during the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv and JHLT: The Podcast is the property of ISHLT and the presenter. Information may not be recorded, copied, transferred to electronic format, reproduced or distributed without the written permission of ISHLT and the presenter. Any use of the program content that includes, but is not limited to, live or recorded presentations, audiovisual materials used by speakers without the written consent of ISHLT is prohibited.
Use of ISHLT Name, Logos and/or Acronyms
The names, logos and acronyms of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation are proprietary marks. Use of the names, in any fashion, by any entity, for any purpose, is expressly prohibited without the written permission of ISHLT.
Assignment of Rights
Supporter/exhibitor grants ISHLT the right to use supporter’s/exhibitor’s name and logo in connection with the promotion and production of the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, JHLT: The Podcast and any ISHLT supported event.
Supporter/exhibitor represents and warrants to ISHLT that no materials used in or in connection with its Industry Theater, Corporate Event, Webinar, Podcasts and/or demonstration material, including handouts, videos, and PowerPoint presentations infringe upon the trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights of any third party. The exhibitor/supporter agrees to immediately notify ISHLT of any information of which the exhibitor/supporter becomes aware regarding actual or alleged infringement of any third party’s trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights. The exhibitor/supporter agrees to indemnify, defend and hold ISHLT and its agents, employees and successors harmless from and against all losses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to claims of infringement by the exhibitor/supporter of the trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights of any third party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, ISHLT shall not be liable and expressly disclaims all liability for infringement or alleged infringement of the trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property of any third party arising out of the actions of an exhibitor/supporter.
Each supporter/exhibitor agrees to protect, save and keep the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, X-CD Technologies, Digitell, Libsyn and their respective employees, representatives, agents, successors and assigns forever harmless from any and all loss, cost, damages, liability, expense, lost profits or other indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages for any of their acts, omissions or insufficient participation in connection with the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, JHLT: The Podcast. ISHLT is not liable for any errors in any listing or descriptions or for omitting supporter/exhibitor from the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, JHLT: The Podcast.
ISHLT will take reasonable measures to ensure the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, JHLT: The Podcast are available without interruption. However, difficulties with hardware, software, equipment and services may result in service interruptions. In no event will ISHLT be liable to supporter/exhibitor for any loss, cost or damage that results from any period of downtime.
Neither ISHLT nor X-CD Technologies, Digitell or Libsyn will be responsible for delays and/or defaults in its performance due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing; acts of terrorism, wars, hostilities, revolutions, riots, civil commotion, national emergency, fire or explosion, flood, force of nature, embargoes, accidents, acts of God, or stability or availability of the internet, telecommunication system failure; technology attacks, epidemic; quarantine, viruses; strikes, total or partial failure of transportation and/or transportation facilities, supplies, acts of request of any governmental authority or any other cause beyond ISHLT and X-CD Technologies’, Digitell’s or Libsyn’s control.
Violations of any of these rules, regulations and guidelines on the part of the support/exhibitor, employees or agents, shall cancel the right to support and/or occupy space and will forfeit to ISHLT all money that may have been paid. Supporters and exhibitors participating in the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, JHLT: The Podcast are responsible for communicating the rules, regulations and guidelines of ISHLT to their agents, employees, contractors and anyone connected with or authorized by the support/exhibit company.
Payment and Cancellation
Total payment in full is due with completed applications by the due dates listed.
If for any reason, a company cancels its support and/or exhibit opportunity commitment after returning the application, full payment is due upon cancellation. There will be no refunds.
This Agreement will constitute the entire agreement between supporter/exhibitor and ISHLT and may only be modified in writing, signed by both parties. ISHLT’s rights under this Agreement are not deemed waived except as specifically stated in writing and signed by an authorized representative of ISHLT. If any term of this Agreement is declared invalid or unenforceable, the remainder continues in full force and effect. ISHLT may assign this Agreement or its rights or responsibilities hereunder to any other party. ISHLT shall have the sole authority to interpret and enforce all terms and conditions. Any and all matters not specifically covered herein are subject to decision by ISHLT and such decision shall be final. These terms and conditions may be amended at any time by ISHLT upon written notice to all supporters/exhibitors. Supporter/exhibitor expressly agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein and by any amendments thereto adopted by ISHLT from time to time.
Any action arising out of this Agreement or the ISHLT Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, ISHLTv, JHLT: The Podcast must be brought in courts located in Cook County, Illinois, USA and governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, USA. Supporter/exhibitor hereby consents to the jurisdiction of such courts. ISHLT is entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs in any action to enforce its Agreement. Supporter/exhibitor may not assign this Agreement to any other party, including a successor in interest without the prior written consent of ISHLT, in which circumstance support/exhibitor must guarantee performance of the assigned obligations. This Agreement is binding upon the heirs, successors and permitted assigns of supporter/exhibitor.