Get Your Jog On at the NBF Run for Research

Take a break during the 2017 Annual Meeting to spend a morning running with friends and colleagues during the National Blood Foundation (NBF) 19th Annual Run for Research. This 5-K run/1-mile walk is a great way to network with peers and reenergize for Sunday’s sessions. When – Sunday, October 8 at 7 am PDT Starting … Continue reading “Get Your Jog On at the NBF Run for Research”

Annual Meeting Stress-reducers from the Blood Bank Guy

I have been attending AABB Annual Meetings, almost without fail, for well over 20 years. In fact, the idea to start the Blood Bank Guy web site came partly from an Annual Meeting conversation. However, Annual Meetings can feel overwhelming, so here are three tips from a veteran to take the pressure off. You Can’t … Continue reading “Annual Meeting Stress-reducers from the Blood Bank Guy”

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”

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”

Ready, Set, Connect! Networking Opportunities at the Annual Meeting

AABB’s Annual Meeting, to be held Oct. 7-10 in San Diego, is the perfect opportunity to mingle with colleagues from around the world and discuss the latest developments in the fields of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management. AABB has networking events planned in a variety of formats and forums, providing ample opportunities … Continue reading “Ready, Set, Connect! Networking Opportunities at the Annual Meeting”