Speaker Guidelines for Industry Programs

AUA Speaker/Faculty Guidelines for Participating in Industry-Sponsored Programs at the Annual Meeting

Key AUA Leadership is not permitted to participate in industry-sponsored programs of any kind. Key leadership includes the AUA Board of Directors, Chair of Education, Editor of The Journal of Urology, Chair and Vice Chair of Health Policy, Chair of Coding and Reimbursement Committee, Chair of Practice Guidelines Committee, and Chair of Judicial and Ethics Committee.

Plenary Session participants may not speak at an industry exhibit booth, Industry Scientific Update Program*, or Official AUA Non-CME Industry Program** during the official days of the Annual Meeting. A pre-taped video presentation at an exhibit booth is acceptable.

Plenary Session participants are allowed to present data at AUA press conferences at the Annual Meeting.

Program Moderators, Course/Program Directors and Course/Program Faculty may not speak at an industry exhibit booth or at an Industry Scientific Update program*. A pre-taped video presentation at an exhibit booth is acceptable.

Presentations may be made at Official AUA Non-CME Industry Programs**, provided the following criteria are met:

  1. Proper disclosure of any relationship the presenter has with the supporting company
  2. The presentation is original and not duplicated during the official AUA Annual Meeting
  3. The presentation is based on scientific principles that are generally accepted as valid by the urology profession

Podium Presenters, Poster Presenters, Abstract Authors, Abstract Co-Authors and Lunch & Learn Faculty may speak at an industry exhibit booth and Official AUA Non-CME Industry Programs**(provided these presentations conform to a. – c. as referenced above). A pre-taped video presentation at an exhibit booth is acceptable.

Speaker/
Faculty Role

May give a live
presentation at
an exhibit booth
in the Science
& Technology Hall

May appear in a
pre-taped video
at an exhibit booth

May give a live
presentation at
an Industry
Scientific Update
Program*

May give a live presentation at an Official AUA Non-CME Industry Program **

Key AUA Leadership NO NO NO NO
Plenary Presenter NO YES NO NO
Plenary Moderator NO YES NO NO
Plenary Participant NO YES NO NO
Podium Session Moderator NO YES NO YES
Poster Session Moderator NO YES NO YES
Video Session/Program Moderator NO YES NO YES
Course/Program Director NO YES NO YES
Hands-on Course Director NO YES NO YES
Course Faculty NO YES NO YES
Hands-on Course Faculty NO YES NO YES
Poster Session Presenter YES YES YES YES
Podium Session Presenter YES YES YES YES
Abstract Author YES YES YES YES
Abstract Co-Author YES YES YES YES
Lunch & Learn Faculty YES YES YES YES
Definitions
*Industry Scientific Update: A non-official, non-CME industry program held in conjuction with the AUA Annual Meeting. These programs are invitation only, are limited in the number of participants, and are not promoted by AUA as part of the non-CME educational programming.
**Official AUA Non-CME Industry Program: Includes Industry Clinical Update Theater and Evening programs, as well as Skills Enhancement Workshops. Does NOT include satellite symposia (which are eligible for CME credit), or other industry programs such as Industry Scientific Updates. These programs are promoted as part of the non-CME Science & Technology Hall educational programming.

Changes discussed at the 2011 Program Planning Committee Meeting 7/10 ; Reviewed and approved by Dr. McDougall, Chair of OE 8/10; Reviewed and Approved by AUA Education Council 8/10; Updated 9/2011

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