Lending a Veteran Hand

Ever attended a meeting and felt overwhelmed by the crowds, and the myriad of sessions and initiatives taking place? With this conundrum in mind, the AABB Professional Engagement Program (PEP) is launching the AABB PEP First-Timers Veterans Program. The initiative will bring together first time AABB Annual Meeting attendees and regulars who have been participating … Continue reading “Lending a Veteran Hand”

Experience AABB Central – The One-Stop Shop for your AABB Needs

AABB Central represents the many hats of AABB. Be sure to visit this one-stop shop in the Exhibit Hall during the 2017 Annual Meeting. Chat with AABB staff and other professionals, ask questions and learn more about the many AABB resources. AABB CENTRAL CHALLENGE 8 questions, 8 prizes and 8 chances to win! Visit AABB … Continue reading “Experience AABB Central – The One-Stop Shop for your AABB Needs”

Poster Presentations: Take a Walk on the ‘Leading-Edge Science’ Side

We take the research portion of the AABB Annual Meeting very seriously! More than 500 abstracts were selected as poster presentations this year. Be sure to visit the top poster presentations and trainee award winning abstracts on display in Hall E for a glimpse of leading-edge science and information. On Saturday, Oct. 7, from noon … Continue reading “Poster Presentations: Take a Walk on the ‘Leading-Edge Science’ Side”

#AABB17 Mobile App: Start Planning Your Meeting Today!

The 2017 AABB Annual Meeting mobile App is now available for download. This year we’re debuting a new more powerful and flexible meeting App. One of the coolest features? You’ll get schedule and location updates in real-time. If there’s a change to the program, you’ll know right away. That’s just the start of what the … Continue reading “#AABB17 Mobile App: Start Planning Your Meeting Today!”

Happy Touring! Things to do in San Diego

Looking for something to do in between sessions? Need a getaway from meetings all day? Not only does San Diego have year-round sunshine and near-perfect weather; but this vibrant city offers an ideal balance of business and pleasure, with a state-of-the-art convention center, 70+ miles of sparkling coastline and unique neighborhoods soaked in culture. Get … Continue reading “Happy Touring! Things to do in San Diego”

Dining Out, San Diego style

With breathtaking beaches, a world-renowned zoo and a host of critically acclaimed museums, it’s no wonder San Diego consistently ranks as one of America’s top vacation destinations. While San Diego’s reputation as a family-friendly city is well-known, the place that calls itself “America’s Finest City” is increasingly being recognized as a buzzworthy dining destination. From … Continue reading “Dining Out, San Diego style”

Visit the Exhibit Hall and Step Into the Future

Come see innovation in action in Hall F-G at the San Diego Exhibit Hall during this year’s AABB Annual Meeting. There you’ll find nearly 160 exhibitors — both well-established companies and small startups — showing off their latest products and technologies. Stop by the Grand Opening at 5:45-8 pm on Saturday for some free food … Continue reading “Visit the Exhibit Hall and Step Into the Future”

Pre-Meeting Workshops Focus on Hemovigilance and Hemorrhagic Shock Resuscitation

  Arriving in San Diego before the meeting starts? Why not check out one of these pre-meeting workshops? Hemovigilance: With the list of emerging infectious threats to the blood supply growing in the U.S., hemovigilance is more important than ever. Come listen to speakers from the American Red Cross and Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association, among … Continue reading “Pre-Meeting Workshops Focus on Hemovigilance and Hemorrhagic Shock Resuscitation”

AABB Memorial Award Recipients: A Glimpse into Greatness

Every year at the Annual Meeting, AABB is proud to recognize professionals advancing the fields of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management. The AABB Memorial Awards honor individuals who are at the top of their professions, and whose work and research is significantly contributing to improving patient and donor safety. We asked this … Continue reading “AABB Memorial Award Recipients: A Glimpse into Greatness”

Mark Your Calendar! Important Dates & Deadlines

Everyone loves a bargain. AABB has you covered. AABB members planning to attend the 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held Oct. 7-10 in San Diego, should remember these important dates and deadlines to save big: September 5 Hotel Reservation Deadline – secure housing in the AABB block to lock in the lowest rates September 18 … Continue reading “Mark Your Calendar! Important Dates & Deadlines”