House of Delegates and Reference Committees

House of Delegates and Reference Committees

All times are listed in the local Philadelphia time zone (Eastern).

Note: The House of Delegates is located at the Philadelphia Convention Center; all other governance meetings are at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown (1200 Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA 19107).

ASA House of Delegates Sessions

Dates: Sun., Oct. 20 and Wed., Oct. 23, 2024 (8 a.m. - business concludes)
Location: Philadelphia Convention Center, Room TBD

Both sessions will start at 8 a.m.; it is difficult to say when each session will end, as it depends on the business conducted. Past House sessions have ended around 11:30 a.m. Further information will be shared via listserv and posted at the House of Delegates and reference committees page of the ANESTHESIOLOGY® annual meeting website.

Reference Committees

Date: Sun., Oct. 20, 2024
ASA Governance Hotel (San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103)

Reference committee testimony hearings will be held at staggered start times. The hearings may end no earlier than 3 p.m. and must conclude by 5 p.m.

  • Administrative Affairs testimony hearings (Room and time: TBD)
  • Professional Affairs testimony hearings (Room and time: TBD)
  • Scientific Affairs testimony hearings (Room and time: TBD)
  • Finance testimony hearings (Room and time: TBD)

Reports will be posted on Tues., Oct. 22, 2024 the House listserv will be informed when this is completed.

October Board Meeting

Dates: Wed., Oct. 23, 2024 (starts a few minutes after the second session of the House ends and goes until business concludes)
Philadelphia Convention Center, Room TBD

If you are also an ASA Board member, there is a shorter meeting on Wednesday immediately following the second session of the House to kick off the new governance year and review and approve some reports. The board meeting will likely finish by noon.

Please contact Governance staff at [email protected] with any questions.

Date of last update: August 4, 2023