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Updated as of February 20, 2016


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

 Time Track Event Meeting Room Comments CE Credits
 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Staff Move-in/Setup Boardroom    
 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Freeman Move-in Royal/Pacific/Island    
 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    BCA Meeting Palm IV and V By Invitation Only  
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM    CBBS Board of Directors' Meeting Palm I    
 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM    CBBS Board of Directors' Tour OFF PROPERTY    


Wednesday, April 6, 2016

 Time Track Event Meeting Room Comments CE Credits
   8:00 AM - 11:00 AM   Board of Directors' Meeting Garden Room    
   8:00 AM -   3:00 PM   Exhibitor Move-In Royal/Pacific/Island    
 11:00 AM -   1:30 PM   Board & Committee Chairs Meeting Garden Room By Invitation Only  
 11:00 AM -   6:00 PM   REGISTRATION OPEN Paradise Foyer    
   1:30 PM -   2:00 PM   Break      
   2:00 PM -   3:00 PM   Industry Workshop Garden Room    

   3:00 PM -   3:30 PM   Break      
   3:30 PM -   4:30 PM   Industry Workshop Garden Room    
   3:30 PM -   4:30 PM   industry Workshop Palm Room    
   4:30 PM -   5:00 PM  

Board of Directors meeting with Sponsors and Exhibitors

   5:00 PM -   7:00 PM   Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Reception celebrating 65 years of excellence Royal/Pacific/Island  Sponsored by Creative Testing Solutions  
 Total Possible CE Credit        0.0


Thursday, April 7, 2016

Time Track Event Meeting Room Comments CE Credits
  7:00 AM -   8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast Mission Bay Room

  7;00 AM -   8:00 AM
First-time Attendees' Breakfast Bay View Room/Deck By Invitation Only
  8;00 AM -   8:30 AM
Opening Session and Thomas and Upton-Hemphill Awards Presentations Mission Bay Room
  8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Scientific

Pre-Ledin Session - Effect of Monoclonal Antibody Treatment such a Daratumumab on pre-transfusion testingPat Arndt MS, MT(ASCP)SBB

Ledin Award Lectureship - Introduction by Ledin Foundation Representative

When Selfies Go Bad: Decoding Autoantibodies and Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia - Joe Chaffin, MD

Q & A

Mission Bay Room

.5 (Pre-Lecture)

1.0 Ledin Lecture

  8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Donor Resources

Recruitment Roundtable

Scott Edward and Debbie Burns-Rice

711 Executive Suite 1.5
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Scientific

Clinical Transfusion Medicine:

Clinical Applications of Blood Group GenotypingGreg Denomme, PhD

Panel Discussion - Pros/Cons of molecular v. serologic testing in transfusion services - Ellen Klapper, MD, Joe Chaffin, MD, Greg Denomme, PhD

Mission Bay Room 1.5 Entire Session
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Administrative Process Mapping: Blood Center and Hospital case studies

Harry Sussman (Blood Center Perspective) and Nick Wettlaufer (Hospital Perspective)

Palm Room 1.5
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Donor Resources Managing Styles: ‘Traveling the Color Wheel’ - Melody Dugger, Organizational Development Business Partner,, Blood Systems Inc.
711 Executive Suite 1.5
12:00 PM -   2:00 PM   Lunch in the Exhibit Hall Royal/Pacific/Island     
   2:00 PM -  3:30 PM  Scientific

Donor Center:

Pathogen Inactivation -  Christopher Gresens,. MD

History of the MSM Deferral and the "Science" Behind Its Creation -Brian Custer, PhD, MPH

Panel Q & A Discussion

 Mission Bay Room    1.5 Entire Session
   2:00 PM -  3:00 PM Administrative

Employee Engagement: Health & Wellness Program and Social Engagement Program case studies

Madelyn Kalstein (Health & Wellness Program) and Shaguna Wilkes (Social Engagement Program)

 Palm Room    1.5
   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Donor Resources Digital Marketing for Blood CentersSergio Coppa, Marketing Manager, United Blood Services-District IV
 711 Executive Suite   1.5
   3:30 PM - 4:00 PM   Afternoon Break Mission Bay Foyer    
   4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Scientific

Case Studies

Alloantibody Developed by Bone Marrow Graft During Engraftment with Refractory Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia - Cindy Paraiso, CLS, SBB, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Reverse TRALI - Grace Monis, MD, UC Davis

Hyperhemolysis in a Patient with Sickle Cell/Beta Thalassemia - Ziad Khan, MD, UC Irvine

Isovolemic Hemodilution in RBC Exchange in Sickle Cell Disease - Amena Usmani, MD, UTSW Dallas

Panel Q & A Discussion

 Mission Bay Room    1.5 Entire Session
   4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Administrative Tips for Career Development - Panelits:  Vicki Finson, Deborah Tucker, and Jackie Breska
Palm Room   1.5
   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM   CBBS Annual Business Meeting  TBA CBBS Members Only  
  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
President's Reception Dockside Room By Invitation Only
Total Possible CE Credit 6.0


Friday, April 8, 2016

Time Track Event Room Comments CE Credit
  7;00 AM -    6:00 PM

  7:00 AM -    8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast Mission Bay Patio
  8:00 AM -    9:30 AM Scientific

Perkins-Garratty Pre-Lecture - Stem Cell Transplantation in Sickle Cell Disease - Mark Waters, MD

Perkins-Garratty Award Lecture - Key Clinical Trials in the History of Transfusion Medicine - Jeffrey McCollogh, MD

Q & A

0.5 Pre-Lecture


Perkins-Garratty Lecture

  9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Morning Break Mission Bay Foyer
 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Scientific 

Clinical Transfusion Medicine and Ask The Experts

Pre-operative Anemia Management and Intra-operative Cell-Salvage - Neil Shah, MD

Update on Direct Oral Anti-Coagulants (DOAC) Management & 4-Factor PCC - James Iqbal, MD

Panel Q & A Discussion

 Mission Bay Room    1,5 Entire Session
 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nursing/ Apheresis 

Preparing for an Inspection - Laurel Anderson, CSSBB (ASQ), MT (ASCP)

American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) Guidelines - Amber Sanchez, MD

 Palm Room    1.5 Entire Session
 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM   Past President's Lunch Garden Room By Invitation Only  
 11:30 AM -   1:30 PM
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall Royal/Pacific/Island    
   1:30 PM -  2:00 PM   Board of Directors/Exhibitors meeting Royal/Pacific/island    
  1:30 PM -   3:00 PM  Scientific

Iron Overload in Chronically Transfused Patients -John Wood, MD, PhD

Photopheresis - David Ward, MD

Panel Q & A

 Mission Bay Room    1.5 Entire Session
   1:30 PM -  3:00 PM Nursing/ Apheresis

Postpartum Hemorrhage - Holli Mason, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Perioperative Blood and Orthopedic Surgery - Minh-Ha Tran, DO, FASCP, University of California, Irvine Medical Center

 Palm Room   1.5 Entire Session
   2:00 PM - 6:00 PM   Exhibitor Move-Out Royal/Pacific/Island    
   3:00 PM - 3:30 PM   Afternoon Break Mission Bay Foyer    
   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Scientific Ask the Experts - Selected Panel of Experts, Moderated by Drs. James Burner and Suchi Pandey
Mission Bay Room
   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Nursing/ Apheresis  Nursing Roundtable


COBE Spectra – Sun-setting 2016 - Qing Zhu, RN, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Mobile Apheresis - Laura Dougan, RN, BloodSource

Best Practices for California Blood Banks - Vicki S. Mead, BSN, RN, PHN, BloodSource

 Palm Room   1.5 Entire Session 
   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM     (Final Times TBA)  Special CE Event

San Diego Blood Bank Tour and Education (CE Provided by San Diego Blood Bank)

San Diego Blood Bank will offer an innovative learning experience utilizing poster presentations and a tour of our state-of-the-art facility.  The interactive presentations provide a continuing education credit.  The topics include:·         

Optimization of CD34+ Cell Enrichment from Cord Blood Units

Human Platelet Lysate (hPL)/Clearsate

SDBB and Illumina’s Community Driven Genomics Research Study – PMI

Regulatory requirements of blood centers for research

Additional topics TBA

San Diego Blood Bank

 Separate registration required; transportation provided by San Diego Blood Bank

Tickets available soon!

1.0 CE provided by San Diego Blood Bank

Target Audience is CLS and Nurses; MDs welcome to attend; no CME Credit

   6:00 PM -  8:00 PM    Board of Directors' Post-Event Debrief Presidential Lawn    
Total Possible CE Credit 6.0


Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time Track Event Meeting Room Comments CE Credits
  7:00 AM -   8:00 AM Continental Breakfast Mission Bay Foyer
  7:00 AM - 12:20 PM Registration/Information Desk Open Mission Bay Foyer
  8:00 AM -  9:00 AM QSC FDA Final Rule for Blood and Blood Components - Kathleen Hopping Garden Room
  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Scientific

Beyond Blood Banking

Young Donor Plasma for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders - Magali Fontaine, MD

Update on Targeted Treatment for Hematology Malignancies and Impact on Transfusion - Kanwarpal Kahlon, MD

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation - Christopher J. Gresens, MD

Panel Q & A

Paradise Foyer 2.0 Entire Session
  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM QSC Annual Competency Assessment - Judy Sullivan, CLS Garden Room 1.0
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Morning Break Mission Bay Foyer
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM QSC New AABB Standards - Pat Ooley Garden Room 1.0
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Closing Program 

Blood Needs for Trauma Patients - Jay Doucet, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, RDMS, UC San Diego

Mission Bay Room 1.0
12;15 PM - 12:30 PM Closing Remarks - Terrina Yamamoto, President Mission Bay Room
Total Possible CE Credit 3.0



2016 Annual Meeting Schedule of Events

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