October 4 - 6, 2018

Monterey Plaza Hotel, Monterey, CA





Symposia Guidelines

Morning and midday slots are available on a first-come, first served basis. Right of first refusal (based on a specific time limit) is offered to companies who have contracted for a promotional slot in a previous year.



Sponsors of Product Theaters/Promotional Symposium must also contract for an exhibit booth.


Program Development and Delivery

Global Academy for Medical Education must approve the topic, which should be of benefit to the attendees of the conference.



Global Academy forProduct theaters/independent promotional symposia are 30-45 minutes in length and must conclude at the time provided. The room location for the event will be determined no later than 2 months prior to the event.



Global Academy for Medical Education is not involved in the content or development of this promotional satellite symposium. The sponsor is responsible for any faculty costs and arrangements relating to the promotional symposium, including travel and honorarium for the symposium.

These symposia are independently organized and are an official part of the conference. CME/CE is not provided for the symposium. A specific disclaimer is provided and must be displayed on all materials.


Review Process

If Global Academy for Medical Education decides that substantial duplication or overlap of program materials exists among two or more proposed Sponsored Symposia, priority will be based on the date of approval by Global Academy for Medical Education.



Meeting registrants will be invited to attend all Sponsored Symposia free of additional charge.


Failure to Follow Policies

Sponsors who fail to adhere to the policies set forth with be subject to cancellation of their Satellite Symposia.


Contact Information

For additional details, including available time slots for promotional satellite symposia Global Academy Caribbean Dermatology Symposium and Coastal Dermatology Symposium, contact:

William Schneider
Phone: (502) 569 1356

For SDEF conferences, contact:
Sally Cioci
Phone: (973) 290 8215

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