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”

#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”

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”

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”

#AABB17: Unlock the Hashtag Potential!

An important part of attending a meeting these days is connecting with other participants by exchanging views on the topics being addressed at the meeting. Be sure to utilize the hashtag #AABB17 when posting about the 2017 AABB Annual Meeting on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. That way, both attendees and those who will not be … Continue reading “#AABB17: Unlock the Hashtag Potential!”

Getting Blood to Service Members Closer to the Point of Injury Can Help Save Lives; Learn How the Armed Services Blood Program Is Doing This

U.S. Armed Forces face some unique challenges when it comes to blood and blood products. In a joint AABB/Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) workshop, Captain Roland Fahie, MSC, USN, Director of ASBP is leading a can’t-miss session that will provide insight into these challenges and solutions, including how to get blood to injured soldiers faster than … Continue reading “Getting Blood to Service Members Closer to the Point of Injury Can Help Save Lives; Learn How the Armed Services Blood Program Is Doing This”

The program is up! Start planning now!

Get out those calendars! The 2017 AABB Annual Meeting program is online now and is super easy to use. Browse by date and faculty or customize your search by keywords, day, faculty, SAM credit availability, type of session and track (leadership/management, quality/education, scientific and technical/clinical). Start planning now to make the most out of your meeting! … Continue reading “The program is up! Start planning now!”