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Welcome Message

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we extend this invitation for you to attend “2020 AABB Meeting Highlights & Exhibition in the Middle East," which will be held on March 6-7, 2020, at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

This event, which is the premier conference in the region for transfusion medicine and cellular therapy professionals, brings the highlights of the AABB Annual Meeting, which was recently held in Texas, USA.

AABB is the global leader in standards development, accreditation, and implementation of quality systems in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management and has an unwavering focus on donor and patient safety. AABB’s work centers around translating knowledge into solutions that shape the field of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, and patient blood management. Its goal for this meeting is to create a unique learning environment that inspires and enables research, innovation, discovery, and excellence.

We are fortunate to have an outstanding group of high-profile speakers from around the world who will cover a range of exciting topics in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. Attendees are sure to benefit from the latest research and up-to-date information that will be presented at the conference.

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all participants, sponsors, exhibitors, supporting organizations and committee members who will make the conference successful. Please join us for this exciting conference and make sure to tell your colleagues and friends.

Sincerely,
AABB Planning Committee Members

Committee & Faculty

AABB PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE

Gay Wehrli, MD

Chair, Planning Committee
University of Virginia Health
USA

Michael Murphy, MD, FRCP

AABB Past President
National Blood Service
United Kingdom

Beth Shaz, MD

AABB President
New York Blood Center
United States

Hiba Saud Al Humaidan, MD

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
UAE

Fatema Mohammed Al Kaabi, MD

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
UAE

Eiman Ahmed Al Zaabi, MD, FRCPC

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
UAE

Reem Ameen, MD

Kuwait Central Blood Bank
Kuwait

Teresa Anderson MT(ASCP)SBB, CQA(ASQ)

Ochsner Health System
USA

Asawari Bapat, MD

Infohealth UAE, Regenerative Outcomes
USA

Salwa Ibrahim Hindawi, MD

King Abdulaziz University Hospital
Saudi Arabia

Arwa Al Riyami, BSc, MD, FRCPC

Sultan Qaboos University
Hospital

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

TO BE UPDATED SOON

REGIONAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

TO BE UPDATED SOON

FACULTY

Karafa Badjie, MS, MLS (ASCP)SBB

Mayo Clinic
USA

Bruce Bunnell, PhD

Tulane University
USA

Melissa Cushing, MD

Weill Cornell Medicine
USA

Manish Gandhi, MD

Mayo Clinic
USA

Jed Gorlin, MD, MBA

Innovative Blood Resources
USA

Tina Ipe, MD, MPH

Houston Methodist Hospital
USA

Richard Kaufman, MD

Brigham and Women's Hospital
USA

David McKenna, MD

University of Minnesota
USA

Ryan Metcalf, MD, CQA(ASQ)

University of Utah and ARUP
USA

Anand Padmanabhan, MD, PhD

Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin
USA

Ronit Slotky, PhD

Hackensack University Medical Center
USA

Judith Sullivan, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB

Vitalant
USA

Audra L. Taylor

Armed Services Blood Program
USA

Alexander P. J. Vlaar, MD, PhD, MBA

Academic Medical Center
Netherlands

Pampee Young, MD, PhD

American Red Cross
USA

Scientific Program

Learn about the schedule, topics and workshops of AABB conference.

Conference Topics

  • Adipose Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Updates
  • Artificial Intelligence or Informatics
  • Avoiding Burnout in the Lab
  • Donor Updates: Iron management and the Golden Donor for Special Blood Products
  • Graft Engineering for Cell-Based Therapies
  • HLA Genotyping in Transfusion Medicine
  • Internal Audits
  • Leadership Pearls
  • Pre-operative Anemia Program
  • Pulmonary Transfusion Reactions
  • Quality Assessment in Cellular Therapies
  • Transfusion in Trauma
  • Transfusion Safety
  • Updates from the New Clinical Applications of Therapeutic Apheresis Guidelines
  • Updates in Patient Blood Management
  • Updates on Coagulation Products
  • Updates on Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
  • Whole Blood Inventory Management

Who Should Attend

  • Pathologists
  • Transfusion Medicine Physicians
  • Clinical Physicians
  • Nursing
  • Fellows/Trainees
  • Laboratory Supervisors
  • Medical Technologists
  • Administrators (Local Health Authority)
  • Cellular Therapy Professionals
  • Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Professionals

Registration

Early Bird RateUntil 20th January 2020

  • Physicians AED 1500 / USD 410
  • Non-Physicians, Nurses AED 700 / USD 185
  • Students AED 400 / USD 110

Standard RateUntil 29th February 2020

  • Physicians AED 1800 / USD 490
  • Non-Physicians, Nurses AED 850 / USD 235
  • Students AED 450 / USD 125

On-site Rate1st March 2020 onwards

  • Physicians AED 2100 / USD 575
  • Non-Physicians, Nurses AED 1000 / USD 275
  • Students AED 500 / USD 135

2020 Sponsors

TO BE UPDATED SOON

Contact

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MCI Middle East,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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