Meetings and events organized by exhibitors, universities, non-profit organizations and government entities may be held in conjunction with the ACR Convergence. Any meeting or event that involves ACR scientific meeting attendees hosted by a company or organization, regardless of exhibiting status, is considered an affiliate event.
Affiliate event organizers will be responsible for securing their own virtual meeting platform. Affiliate events will not be hosted on the official meeting platform and may not offer CME.
All marketing materials, agendas and handouts must be in compliance with the Promotional Materials Guidelines. No reference to the ACR, the ARP, or the Rheumatology Research Foundation (the Foundation) may be included.
Approved Times (all times are Eastern Standard Time)Events which only include full-time employees of the organization and do not include ACR scientific attendees are unrestricted.
Approved times for any event in which ACR attendees will be present is as follows:
November 4 before 9:00 AM and after 6:00 PM
November 5 before 9:00 AM and after 5:00 PM
November 6 before 7:00 AM and after 7:00 PM
November 7 before 7:00 AM and after 7:00 PM
November 8 before 7:00 AM and after 7:00 PM
November 9 before 7:00 AM and after 7:00 PM
November 10 before 7:00 AM and after 7:00 PM
November 11 before 9:00 AM and after 5:00 PM