CORPORATE  SATELLITE  SYMPOSIA


A limited number of slots will be allowed for corporations to sponsor a symposium. A maximum of three symposia will be scheduled for each of the four time slots. Corporations wishing to sponsor a satellite meeting should submit a proposal in keeping with the guidelines, schedule and procedures for satellite symposia as listed below. Proposals must be received by October 29. Proposals received after that date will be considered based on space and time slot availability.

Organizers of satellite symposia must submit a proposal to NASPGHAN. The proposal should be mailed or emailed to be received no later than October 29, 2021 and should contain the following information:

PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS


Proposals must include the following information:
  • Title of Program
  • Program Director
  • Program Agenda, with tentative names and affiliations of faculty
  • Learning Objectives
  • Name of CME sponsor
  • Name of commercial supporter, contact person name, phone, fax and email
  • Name of communications company, contact person name, phone, fax and email
  • Statement acknowledging guidelines and restrictions and the organization’s willingness to abide by them
 

ORGANIZER’S RESPONSIBILITIES - IN-PERSON SYMPOSIUM


  • Design, print, and distribute separate invitations for the symposium. Please note that ALL marketing and printed material relating to this activity must receive authorization from NASPGHAN prior to distribution to potential attendees.
  • Provide online management of the symposium (i.e. setting up session page and materials, distributing information to registrants)..
  • Manage payment of honoraria and/or expense reimbursement to speakers, moderators, or others.
  • Accept financial responsibility for all aspects of the symposium.

 

PROMOTION GUIDELINES


Please note the following:
  • Use of the NASPGHAN name and logo may not be used without the expressed written consent from NASPGHAN.
  • The following language must appear prominently and legibly on all printed material: “Presented for attendees of the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting. This event is sponsored by <name of sponsoring company> and supported by <name of corporate supporter>. This is not an official NASPGHAN event/function.” The statements must be used together, must be adjacent to one another and must appear in the same type size and treatment.
  • Giveaways and incentives to meeting attendees to attend a symposium, including inappropriate onsite promotional tactics, are prohibited. All aspects of the symposium must comply with guidelines and  codes regarding the relationship between the pharmaceutical and medical device/equipment industry and healthcare professionals.

CORPORATE SYMPOSIA PACKAGES


The Following Services ARE Included in the Sponsorship Costs of a Corporate Satellite Symposium:
  • One complimentary promotional insert in the conference in a box.
  • One time use of the meeting pre-registration list (as of  the date you make your request). Emails are not supplied.
  • One email promotion to all registrants sent through the NASPGHAN national office
  • Coordination of virtual event platform will be provided by NASPGHAN.
  • Publication of your symposium in the registration announcement and the official NASPGHAN online agenda
The Following Services ARE NOT Included in the Cost of Sponsorship:
  • Marketing costs outside of official Meeting publications, i.e., direct mailing to attendees and members and on-site promotional efforts such as fliers distributed at an exhibit booth.
  • The cost of food and beverage service provided to symposium attendees. (ie If you decide to provide vouchers/gift cards for a meal/refreshment to participants).
  • Audiovisual support
  • Speaker honoraria.

SATELLITE MEETING DATE / TIME /  SPONSORSHIP AMOUNT

Monday, December 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Tuesday, December 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Wednesday, December 15 . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Wednesday, December 15. . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am - 1:30 pm ET
Wednesday, December 15 . . . . . . . . . 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm ET
Thursday, December 15 . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Thursday, December 16 . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm ET
Friday, December 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
 

GUIDELINES FOR SUPPORT


The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is an ACCME accredited scientific organization, and therefore abides by the rules concerning commercial support of scientific meetings. In doing so, NASPGHAN will manage all financial contributions in accordance with the ACCME’s guidelines for commercial support. No commercial entity is involved in decisions regarding the program and selection of speakers. 

In addition, there is no condition of purchase, use or recommendation of any products or services associated with the support of the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting. In addition, NASPGHAN expects that all supporters, exhibitors and their agents to be aware of and abide by all guidelines and codes regarding the relationship between pharmaceutical and medical device/equipment industry and healthcare professionals including:
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support
  • Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) Code of Ethics for Interactions with Healthcare Professionals
  • American Medical Association (AMA) Opinion 8.061— Gifts to Physicians from Industry
  • Office of Inspector General (OIG) Compliance Program—Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Code on Interaction with Healthcare Professionals

PROPOSALS SHOULD BE SENT VIA MAIL OR EMAIL

NASPGHAN 
Laura Smith 
714 North Bethlehem Pike, Suite 300 
Ambler, PA 19002 
phone: 215-641-9800 
email: lsmith@naspghan.org