Program and Ancillary Events

Event locations will be posted closer to the meeting date or in print materials provided onsite during the ATA Annual Meeting.

ATA Related Meetings and Events

89th Annual Meeting of the ATA Scientific Program (PDF File 332 KB, Updated 8/29/2019)

89th Annual Meeting of the ATA Meeting At A Glance  (PDF File, 38 KB)

ATA Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday, October 30, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

ATA Endocrine Neck Ultrasound Workshop (Satellite program; pre-registration required) Wednesday, October 30, 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

 E. Chester Ridgway Trainee Conference (PDF File, 145 KB)
(Open to all trainees unless otherwise noted, lunch served daily to trainees only – ticket required for meal)

Ridgway Trainee Day Symposium Morning Symposium – Combined Clinical and Basic Sessions  Wednesday, October 30, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Clinical Trainee Afternoon Breakout Symposium: Wednesday, October 30, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Basic Trainees Afternoon Symposium: Wednesday, October 30, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Surgical Considerations in Management of Thyroid Surgery: Friday, November 1, 8:50 AM – 11:45 AM

See trainees’ agenda for additional programming on Thursday, October 31 through Saturday, November 2

International Coordinating Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
Wednesday, October 30, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

ATA Committee Meetings (Open to 2018-2019 ATA Committee and Task Force Members only)
Wednesday, October 30, 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (unless otherwise noted)

Committees tentatively scheduled to meet during this time:

Awards Committee
Clinical Affairs Committee
Development Committee
Ethics Advisory Committee
Finance and Audit Committee
Guidelines and Statements Committee
History and Archives Committee
Internet Communications Committee
Lab Services Committee
Membership Panel
Nominating Committee
Patient Affairs and Education Committee
Program Committee – Annual 2019
Publications Committee
Public Health Committee
Research Committee
Surgical Affairs Committee
Trainees and Career Advancement

Not Meeting: Bylaws Committee, Public Relations Committee and Guidelines Task Forces

89th Annual Meeting of the ATA Welcome Reception (Open to all registered attendees and guests with badge)
Wednesday, October 30, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

ATA Women in Thyroidology (WIT) Program and Business Meeting
(open to all attendees; pre-registration required)
Thursday, October 31, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

ATA Annual Business Meeting (for active and senior ATA members only)
Thursday, October 31, 6:10 PM – 7:10 PM

89th Annual Meeting of the ATA Annual Banquet (ticket required)
Friday, November 1, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM (ticket required)
Marquis 7-8, Meeting Level 2

89th Annual Meeting of the ATA Leadership Social (Open to all)
ATA President Dr. Elizabeth N. Pearce invites all meeting attendees to gather for an evening of music, dancing and networking.
Friday, November 1, 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

ATA Pediatric Thyroid Forum Satellite Symposium–Update on Pediatric Thyroid Disease  (PDF File,120 KB)
(Satellite program; separate registration required)
Saturday, November 2, 8:50 AM – 11:00 AM

ATA Alliance for Patient Education Public Forum (Open to the general public and all meeting attendees)
Sponsored by the ATA Alliance members: American Thyroid Association, Bite Me Cancer, Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation, Light of Life Foundation, ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Thyroid Cancer Alliance, Thyroid Cancer Canada and Thyroid Federation International
Saturday, November 2, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Evidence Based Use of T3 + T4 Combinations: London, UK and Chicago, IL, USA – A Joint ETA/BTA/ATA Symposium  (PDF File, 652 KB)
Sunday, November 3, 7:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Ancillary Events, Satellite Programs, and Expo Theaters

Annual Thyroid® Editorial Board Meeting (by invitation only)
Wednesday, October 30, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

VideoEndocrinologyTM Annual Editorial Board Meeting (by invitation only)
Thursday, October 31, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM

Advanced Clinical Conversations in Hypothyroidism: ATA Expo Theater Presented by AbbVie Inc.
(Limited seating; first-come, first served)
Todd W. Frieze, MD
Thursday, October 31, 10:05 AM – 11:00 AM (ATA Expo Theater located on the exhibit hall floor)

Keys to Identifying and Co-managing Thyroid Eye Disease (TED): Insights from an Endocrinologist and an Oculoplastic Surgeon: ATA Expo Theater Presented by Horizon Therapeutics
(Lunch offered; limited seating; first-come, first served)
Terry J. Smith, MD and Raymond S. Douglas, MD, PhD
Thursday, October 31, 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM (ATA Expo Theater located on the exhibit hall floor)

Thyroid Journal VIP Reception (by invitation only)
Hosted by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers
Thursday, October 31, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Clinical Thyrodology® Annual Editorial Board Meeting (by invitation only)
Friday, November 1, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

ThyroSeq Updates: Performance in Hurthle Cell Nodules, Cytology Smears, and Impact on Cost Savings: ATA Expo Theater Presented by CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare Company (Limited seating; first-come, first served)
Bryan Haugen, MD, Steven Hodak MD and Yuri Nikiforov, MD, PhD
Friday, November 1, 10:05 AM – 11:00 AM (ATA Expo Theater located on the exhibit hall floor)

LENVIMA®: A First-Line Treatment for Radioactive Iodine-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: ATA Expo Theater Presented by Eisai, Inc.  (Lunch offered; limited seating; first-come, first served)
Bryan McIver MD, PhD
Friday, November 1, 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM (ATA Expo Theater located on the exhibit hall floor)

How the Novel Levothyroxine Sodium Oral Solution Provides Alternative Management Strategies for Hypothyroidism: ATA Expo Theater Presented by IBSA Pharma Inc.
(Limited seating; first-come, first served)
Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MPH, Francesco S. Celi, MD, MHSc, Ernest O. Asamoah, MD, FACP, FACE, FRCP and Charles A. Carter, PharmD, MBA
Saturday, November 2, 10:05 AM – 11:00 AM (ATA Expo Theater located on the exhibit hall floor)

VITRAKVI® (larotrectinib) UPDATE: CLINICAL EFFICACY, SAFETY, AND CASE PRESENTATIONS: ATA Expo Theater Presented by Bayer
(Lunch offered; limited seating; first-come, first served)
Lori J. Wirth, MD
Saturday, November 2, 12:00 PM – 12:55 PM (ATA Expo Theater located on the exhibit hall floor)