General Information

Learn more about general meeting guidelines and information below:



Abstracts will be available both online and as a special compilation from Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH), the open access journal of the ISTH. The special compilation will be available after the Congress. You can view the online site here:

Note on late-breaking abstracts: Full text of late-breaking oral abstracts will be released via online program at the start of the session.

Accessing the Congress
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Certificate of Attendance

Certificates of Attendance will be provided after the Congress.



CME Credits can ONLY be claimed for attendance during the LIVE Virtual Congress.


CME Credits will NOT be available for attendance and/or viewing of the On-Demand sessions. Plenary and State-of-the-Art LIVE sessions on Sunday, July 12 and Monday, July 13 are the only sessions available to claim credit.


If you did not claim credit on Sunday, July 12 or Monday, July 13, but attended a LIVE session and would like to claim CME credit, please email


A link will then be provided to complete the evaluation. Once the evaluation has been completed, your certificate will automatically generate for you to download to print and a copy will be sent to your email. Credits can be claimed through Monday, August 30, 2020.

CME Credit Provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH).  AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for Physicians.


AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.


The full accreditation statement can be found here.

Congress Daily News

The ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress publishes its official daily news online and via email during the meeting, as well as a post-congress issue one week following the meeting. The ISTH Congress Daily News is sent via email to all congress registrants and ISTH members. It can be accessed directly online at

Embargo Policy

The ISTH Embargo Policy can be found here.


The ISTH is proud to present ISTH TV at the ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress, featuring recorded roundtables with experts discussing the newest scientific revelations in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis. Programming will be featured on the ISTH Congress Daily website and archived on the ISTH Academy.


​The official language of the meeting is English. There is no simultaneous translation service provided.

Online Disclosures

As part of the CME accreditation procedures, all speakers are obligated to provide disclosure of potential conflicts of interest. On the first slide of every presentation, these disclosures must be presented.

Photo/Recording Policy

Any form of duplication (recording, audio taping, photography and/or video) of sessions is prohibited without expressed written consent of the author and congress organizer. Please do not duplicate or record any sessions.

We kindly ask that attendees DO NOT photograph, record, film, or otherwise capture images of presentations at any time during the meeting, as well as on the poster and exhibit floors.

Registration is free for all attendees. You can register for the Congress here:

Social Media

ISTH 2020 encourages the use of social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and other social media platforms at the conference as a way to summarize, highlight, excerpt, review or promote the presented materials of the Congress in general, provided that:

  • Copyright law is observed.

  • Verbatim information is limited to a few quotes

  • The author or speaker is referenced and cited appropriately.

Please use the Congress hashtag via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: #ISTH2020.


To get the latest updates throughout the Congress, follow ISTH on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


The ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress will be presented in EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) or UTC/GMT -4:00 hours.
Live Sessions will take place between 08:00 - 13:45 EDT on Sunday & Monday and between 07:30 - 14:00 EDT on Tuesday.