AUA Speaker/Faculty Guidelines for Industry Event Participation
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:
- Proper disclosure of any relationship the presenter has with the supporting company
- The presentation is original and not duplicated during the official AUA Annual Meeting
- 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.
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