Scientific Program

FRIDAY, MARCH 06
07:00 - 17:45 Registration
07:30 - 17:45 Exhibits & Posters
08:00 - 17:00 Speaker Ready Room
08:15 - 08:45 Opening Session
08:45 - 10:15 Transfusion Safety and Pulmonary Transfusion Reactions
08:50 - 09:25 Richard Kaufman, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
09:30 - 10:05 Alexander Vlaar, MD, PhD, MBA, Academic Medical Center, Netherlands
10:05 - 10:15 Q & A
10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Informatics and HLA Genotyping in Transfusion Medicine
10:50 - 11:25 Ryan Metcalf, MD, CQA(ASQ), University of Utah and ARUP, USA
11:30 - 12:05 Manish Gandhi, MD, Mayo Clinic, USA
12:05 - 12:15 Q & A with Speakers
Updates in Hemostasis: Diagnostics and Treatment
10:50 - 11:25 Jed Gorlin, MD, MBA, Innovative Blood Resources, USA
11:30 - 12:05 Melissa Cushing, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
12:05 - 12:15 Q & A with Speakers
12:30 - 13:00 Powered Activity
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Friday Prayer
14:15 - 15:45

1st Session:
14:15 - 15:00

2nd Session:
15:00 - 15:45
"Concurrent roundtable discussions:
- Cellular Therapy Cases
- Interesting Molecular and Immunohematology Cases
- Apheresis Case Scenarios
- Patient Blood Management (PBM) and Information Technology (IT)
- Pediatric Challenges in Transfusion Medicine
- Trauma Resuscitation and Emergency Preparedness
- Transfusion Management in Critical Care
- AABB Assessment Preparedness "
15:45 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 17:45 Updates from the new Clinical Applications of Therapeutic Apheresis Guidelines and Updates on Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
16:20 - 16:55 Anand Padmanabhan, MD, PhD, Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin, USA
17:00 - 17:35 Tina Ipe, MD, MPH, Houston Methodist Hospital, USA
17:35 - 17:45 Q & A with Speakers
Patient Blood Management Updates and Impact of a Transfusion Safety Officer
16:20 - 16:55 Melissa Cushing, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
17:00 - 17:35 Kim Blanton, MSN-Ed, BSN, RN OCN
17:35 - 17:45 Q & A with Speakers
SATURDAY, MARCH 07
07:00 - 17:30 Registration
07:30 - 17:30 Exhibits & Posters
08:00 - 17:00 Speaker Ready Room
08:30 - 10:00 Adipose Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Updates
08:35 - 09:10 Anne Chenoweth, AABB, USA
09:15 - 09:50 Bruce Bunnell, PhD, Tulane University, USA
09:50 - 10:00 Q & A with Speakers
10:30 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Transfusion in Trauma and Whole Blood Inventory Management
10:35 - 11:10 Chief Army Col. Audra L. Taylor, Armed Services Blood Program, USA
11:15 - 11:50 Pampee Young, MD, PhD, American Red Cross, USA
11:50 - 12:00 Q & A with Speakers
Risk Assessment and Validation in Cellular Therapies and Internal Audits
10:35 - 11:10 Ronit Slotky, PhD, Hackensack University Medical Center, USA
11:15 - 11:50 Judith Sullivan, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB, Vitalant, USA
11:50 - 12:00 Q & A with Speakers
12:15 - 12:45 Powered Activity
12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Leadership Pearls and Avoiding Burnout in the Lab
13:35 - 14:10 Tina Ipe, MD, MPH, Houston Methodist Hospital, USA
14:15 - 14:50 Karafa Badjie, MS, MLS (ASCP)SBB, Mayo Clinic, USA
14:50 - 15:00 Q & A with Speakers
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Donor Updates: Iron Management and the Golden Donor for Special
15:35 - 16:10 Jed Gorlin, MD, MBA, Innovative Blood Resources, USA
16:15 - 16:50 Pampee Young, MD, PhD, American Red Cross, USA
16:50 - 17:00 Q & A with Speakers
17:00 - 17:30 Closing Session

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