Joint Symposia at Other Organizations' Meetings

(for Joint Symposia conducted as part of a larger meeting hosted by another organization)

A Joint Symposium at another organization’s meeting is defined as a single session of up to 180 minutes whose content is developed by both partnering organizations and which is scheduled to take place as a single session within a larger meeting conducted by the Host organization.

Engagement in Joint Symposia is limited to live (face-to-face) educational activities conducted by non-profit professional medical societies, governmental agencies/regulatory authorities, and non-profit, disease/therapy-oriented membership organizations, including patient organizations, not affiliated with any commercial entity. Joint symposia will not be conducted with individuals or with healthcare providers / organizations / institutions.

All Joint Symposia must adhere to the policies outlined in the Policies Governing Joint Symposia at Other Organizations' Meetings. There are two categories of organizations with whom ISHLT will conduct Joint Symposia:
  1. Organizations located outside North America, Western Europe, and Australia/New Zealand
  2. Organizations located in North America, Western Europe, and Australia/New Zealand
The Application for Joint Educational Session at Another Organization's Meeting (Word Doc) must be completed and submitted to Greg Schultz ( by the deadline outlined in the policy.