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CAHON 2019 Winter Semi-Annual Symposium and Reception

Saturday, December 7, 2019 (during ASH)
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Gaylord Palms, Naples Room
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee (Orlando), Florida 34746


Email your first and last name to info@cahon.org to register. We hope you can join us!

Preliminary Program


6:00 pm                       Doors Open

6:30 pm                       CAHON Presentations, CAHON Young Investigator Award Presentation

7:00 – 8:00 pm            Scientific Presentations                   

7:00 - 7:12       Front Line Therapy of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Wei Ding, MD, PhD, CLL Group Chair, Mayo Rochester, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

7:12 - 7:24       Treatment Update of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Delong Liu, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center, NY Editor-in-chief, Journal of Hematology & Oncology

7:24 - 7:36       Treatment Update of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Jing-Zhou Hou, MD, PhD, Co-chair of Lymphoma Clinical Pathway Committee (2008-2015), Via Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center

7:36 - 7:48       Management Update of Multiple Myeloma

Jing Christine Ye, MD, MS, University of Michigan, Rogel Cancer Center

7:48 - 8:00       Panel Discussion

8:00 - 10:00 pm          Social Gathering

Now accepting applications for Winter 2019 Young Investigator Awards (YIA)!

To foster growth and achievement amongst CAHON’s early career or physician-in-training members, CAHON will award up to five Young Investigator Awards (YIA) based on the scientific merit of abstracts submitted to the 2019 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting.

Each awardee will receive $500 in support of travel expenses to attend the 2019 ASH Annual Meeting. The research data from the abstracts will be given priority consideration for publication in the Journal of Hematology & Oncology (JHO).

The application deadline is: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Current CAHON member –Available to physicians-in-training, including residency or fellowship training (Associate Member Category, waived dues) or,  physicians within 10 years of fellowship training at the level of instructor or assistant professor (Active Member Category, dues $100 USD)

Membership applications available at http://www.cahon.org/membership

  1. Recognized as the first or senior author in the abstract presented at the 2019 ASH Annual Meeting.
  2. Availability to attend CAHON’s Young Investigator Award Ceremony during CAHON’s Semi-Annual Symposium and Reception on December 7, 2019. The event will take place from 6:00 -10:00 pm at the Gaylord Palms on 6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746.

Application Instructions

Applications should include:

  • Application Form
  • Accepted 2019 ASH abstract including the abstract category (i.e., clinical, translational, etc.)
  • CV, including education and current training level or position

Submit application materials to Anna Douangphachanh at adouan@cahon.org by Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

The award winners will be announced in late November by email notification and on the CAHON website at www.cahon.org. Awards will also be presented to the winners during the CAHON 2019 Summer Semi-Annual Reception & Symposium at the Gaylord Palms on 6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  --Diamond-- --Platinum-- --Gold-- --Silver-- --Bronze--

Recognition in event promotional materials:
CAHON website, printed program, rotating slides and event signage

Most Prominent
Logo &
Prominent Logo

Large-Sized Logo

Medium-Sized Logo

Small-Sized Logo


Complimentary Registrations 5 4 3 2 1
Complimentary Meal Tickets to Member Dinner 5 4




Logo Included in Event Communications

Complimentary Display Table
(includes two staff)

Advertisement in Event Program Full Page Full Page Half Page Half Page Fourth Page

Contact Nichole Nikolic, CAHON Executive Director at nnikolic@cahon.org with sponsorship inquiries.

Exhibit, Poster, and Advertisement Opportunities

Exhibit Display Table, $2,000

  •  6’ skirted table top exhibit, 2 chairs
  • 2 complimentary event registration with 2 meal tickets. Additional event registrations can be purchased.
  • Exhibitor name included in exhibitor listing
  • Exhibitor name included on event webpage

Poster, $500
CAHON provides an opportunity for R&D departments of pharmaceutical and biotech companies to present their pipeline. The poster will be located away from the exhibit area.

Program Advertisement, Full Page: $500, Half Page: $300, Fourth Page: $200
Have your color advertisement in the event program. Applications are due by Friday, November 8, 2019. Print ready digital advertisement files are due to CAHON by Friday, November 15, 2019 for inclusion in the printed program, pending approval.

To apply for an exhibit display table, poster or program advertisement spot, please fill out the application linked here or on the button below.

Applications are due by Friday, November 8, 2019 and space is limited.