SEABB Annual Meeting March 11-12, 2020

LOCATION

Kennesaw State University
College of Continuing and Professional
Education Center
3333 Busbee Dr NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
470.578.6765

HOTELS

We encourage all attendees and vendors to make reservations for overnight stays during the meeting at the Embassy Suites ($159 or $179) or the Hampton Inn ($144). Mention SEABB when calling to make your reservations.

Embassy Suites ($159/night for King bed or $179/night for 2 Queen beds)
Book by Feb 22nd for SEABB rate.

620 Chastain Rd NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
770-420-2505 (mention SE Area Blood Bankers group) or book online by clicking here.
Includes breakfast and shuttle that will transport attendees to the KSU conference center.

Hampton Inn ($144/night)
Book by Feb 10th for SEABB rate.

3405 Busbee Dr
Kennesaw, GA 30144
770-426-0017

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEABB MEETING

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
TIMETOPICSPEAKERORGANIZATION
7:00 – 7:45REGISTRATION/COFFEE
7:45 – 8:00Introductions and AnnouncementsDian SwaffordPiedmont Atlanta
8:00 – 9:00Whole Blood Transfusion in Trauma (1 CEU)Dr. SikoraGrady Healthcare
9:00 –10:00What?  There are new blood groups? (1 CEU)Sue T. Johnson, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBBVersiti
10:00 – 11:00BREAK/EXHIBITS
11:00 – 12:00FDA Guidance on Bacterial Contamination in Platelets (1 CEU)Alicia Prichard, MT(ASCP)SBB, MBAOne Blood, St. Petersburg, FL
12:00 – 1:15LUNCHEON /EXHIBITS
1:15 – 2:00DWIGHT HAM AWARD / DOOR PRIZES
2:00 – 3:00Warm Reactive Auto Antibodies 101 (1 CEU)Donna Haverty, MT(ASCP) SBBAmerican Red Cross Southern Region
3:00 – 4:00Evolution of the MTP:  Blood Component Therapy vs Whole Blood for Pediatric Life-Threatening Hemorrhage and Dilutional Coagulopathy (1 CEU)Dr. Cassandra Josephson, M.D.Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta / Emory University
4:00 – 4:30DOOR PRIZES/ EXHIBITS
4:30 – 6:30RECEPTION SPONSORED BY LifeSouth
Thursday, March 12, 2020
TIMETOPICSPEAKERORGANIZATION
7:00 – 7:45REGISTRATION/COFFEE
7:45 – 8:00Introductions and AnnouncementsDian SwaffordPiedmont Atlanta
8:00 – 9:00Platelets 2020:  The FDA Guidance, PAS and Other Mysteries (1 CEU)Dr. Baia Lasky, M.D.American Red Cross Southern Region
9:00 – 9:45BREAK/EXHIBITS
9:45 – 10:45Impact of RBC Alloimmunization on Sickle Cell Patient Mortality (and Morbidity) (1 CEU)Dr. Sean Stowell, M.D., Ph.D.Emory University
10:45 – 11:45Blocked D Phenomenon (1 CEU)Dr. Margo Rollins, M.D.Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
11:45 – 12:15EXHIBITS
12:15 – 1:15LUNCH
1:15 – 2:15 ABO Discrepancies (1 CEU)Bhavesh Delvadia, MT(ASCP) SBB and Whitney Snipes, MS, MLS(ASCP)SBBCMEmory University
2:15 – 3:30Transfusion Reactions (1 CEU)Melanie Wooten, M.D. and Mitchell Moosavi, M.D.Emory University
3:30DOOR PRIZES

PACE® Credits Available

“SEABB” is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

This meeting is presented for the benefit of all Blood Bankers and students. Activities will include:

  • Education Sessions
  • Exhibits
  • Awards
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Networking