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”

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”

#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”

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”

The Envelope, Please: Recipients of the 2017 AABB Memorial Awards and Lectureships

And now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for… AABB has announced the recipients of the 2017 AABB Memorial Awards and Lectureships. Get to know these distinguished winners better by checking out our online Q&As with each awardee on the Annual Meeting website. Read what they have to say about their career highlights and … Continue reading “The Envelope, Please: Recipients of the 2017 AABB Memorial Awards and Lectureships”

Working Together: Joint Sessions Featured at Annual Meeting

No one can do it all alone. AABB is fortunate to work with some first-rate professional organizations that share our mission to help donors and patients. Want to find out more about these partnerships and their incredible work? Sit in on one of the many joint sessions at the annual meeting and see for yourself. … Continue reading “Working Together: Joint Sessions Featured at Annual Meeting”

Trending Now: Buzzworthy Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss

  AABB’s Annual Meeting is still a few months away, but several planned sessions are already creating a buzz among AABB members. Plan now to join AABB’s panels of experts as they explore important issues in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management. Here are two trending sessions that are sure to be the … Continue reading “Trending Now: Buzzworthy Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss”

AABB’s 2017 Annual Meeting to Highlight Hot Topics in the Field

Certain topics seem to keep cropping up in transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management. At the 2017 AABB Annual Meeting, some of the most critical issues facing these fields will be addressed in thought-provoking sessions. These two sessions are already piquing member interest. Don’t miss them! Is It Time to Change the Outdate … Continue reading “AABB’s 2017 Annual Meeting to Highlight Hot Topics in the Field”