43RD ANNUAL AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY & IMMUNOGENETICS (ASHI) MEETING
Hilton San Francisco Union Square #San Francisco, USA
On behalf of the Program Committee, the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics invites you to attend the 43rd Annual Meeting!
For the 43rd Annual Meeting, we head to San Francisco, CA at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
The meeting will offer exceptional education starting on Monday evening and continuing on through Friday morning with various invited symposia as well as submitted abstract sessions. Abstracts will be presented in the form of concurrent and poster sessions.
If you are not a current ASHI member, you will need to create a Guest Account before registering for an event.
Members of EFI & APHIA will receive ASHI member prices if proof of membership is submitted to 856-439-0525.
**Students and Fellows must send a letter from their supervisor certifying status to ASHI
*** Guests may attend the Welcome Reception, Poster Reception, and Closing Reception only. Guests are not able to access the Exhibit Hall or scientific programming.
Please join us for a morning run or walk through San Francisco! Registration opens in late May. The fee is $25.00 per person.
Letter of Invitation
Letters of invitation are available to registered participants only. Once you are registered, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an official letter of invitation.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell St.
San Francisco, CA, USA 94102
Hilton Honors Members receive complimentary WiFi in their guest rooms throughout their stay, Digital Check-In with the Hilton Honors app, Late Check Out, Express Check Out and the 2nd guest stays free. If you are currently not a Hilton Honors Member, please click here to join for free and receive free internet in your guest room during your stay at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitations
ASHI has been made aware of a service provider by the name of National Travel Partners calling from different locations. This company has contacted a number of companies who are exhibiting at the ASHI 43rd Annual Meeting. Please note that this company does not represent ASHI, nor does ASHI authorize them to use its names or logo. We have reasons to believe that this is a phone scam. Do NOT provide your credit card information or any details.
ASHI cannot guarantee that any reservation made through this third party or any other third party will actually be made or if the hotel will honor these reservations.
In order to ensure a secure transaction we strongly encourage you to please make all hotel reservations for the 43rd Annual Meeting directly through the link provided on the ASHI website.
Abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
All capital letters, do not include author or institutions, no period at the end and no abbreviations.
Authors will be printed in the order entered.
Enter institutions including the following: department, institution, city, state/province, and country.
Character Limit: Abstracts are limited to 2,000 characters. This includes text plus any graphic/table, but not the title or authors.
Tables/graphics deduct 250 characters no matter how many characters the table itself contains. The submission site supports both .gif and jpg graphic formats.
Abbreviations: A maximum of five (5) unique abbreviations are allowed within the body of the abstract.
Format: Abstracts of original work should be structured into the following four (4) content sections:
Clinical cases should be structured into one content section in their entirety.
Selected abstracts will be published in a supplement of Human Immunology which will serve as the official abstract book for the meeting.
Ensure that all co-authors approve of the abstract submission, publication, and potential presentation.
The presenting author will serve as the contact author and will be responsible to complete disclosure information for all co-authors.
Abstracts cannot be withdrawn after Monday, April 10, 2017, 11:59 PM, Central Time. To withdraw an abstract prior to Monday, April 10, 2017, please send an e-mail to: email@example.com. Please provide the abstract title, number and your contact information for verification.
Abstracts are blindly reviewed and graded by experts in the field. They will be reviewed based on their clinical significance and scientific innovation. Abstracts failing this criteria will not be accepted.
The complete program and all selected abstracts will be posted on the ASHI website prior to the meeting. Please note: Authors must agree to publish their submission online and in the journal in order to be considered for oral or poster presentation.
Previous Presentation of Abstracts
Abstracts are NOT considered for presentation if they were either published as an article or previously presented at a national or international meeting prior to the date of their presentation.
Any studies involving human subjects must conform to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association (Clinical Research 1966: 14:103) and must meet all the requirements governing informed consent of the country in which the study was performed. Any transplant procedures performed must meet with the prevailing ethical standards.
Use of Animals
All studies involving the use of animals must conform to the 1991 revision of "Guiding Principles in the Care and Use of Animals" (American Physiological Association).
Awards will be issued to the first author. The first author is considered the lead researcher and/or takes primary responsibility for the abstract.
International Scholar: $500.00 awarded to the highest ranked international abstract.
ASHI Scholar: $225.00 awarded to the top three abstracts.
Case Study Awards: The highest ranking case studies; one for stem cell and one for solid organ will be presented at the respective workshops and will receive a $200.00 award. Awardees will be announced during the final symposium session.
Posters will be considered for awards in four categories: Most Innovative, Most Clinically Relevant, People's Choice and President's Choice if you indicate you would like to be consider for these. A maximum of four awards will be granted. Winning posters will be announced at the Awards Symposium and will be acknowledged with a ribbon and award $100.00 each.
It is with great pleasure that the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) invite you to exhibit and sponsor the 43rd Annual ASHI Meeting.
For the 43rd Annual ASHI Meeting, we head to San Francisco, California and will hold the meeting in the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The Hilton San Francisco Union Square, located in the Theater District, puts you in walking distance to cable cars and about 1 mile from night clubs, Chinatown and Nob Hill.
Review the exhibitor and sponsorship prospectus thoroughly and complete the contract and fax or mail to reserve a booth and secure sponsorship today. Please be certain to review the rules and regulations in their entirety as they become legally binding once the exhibit space contract is accepted by Management.
The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Annual Meeting is the meeting to attend to gain visibility and a competitive edge. We look forward to your participation.