Meeting Information

SEABB Annual Meeting March 15-16, 2018

Hotel Details:

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
7 Concourse Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 770.395.3900

Special Room Rate is $139.00 per night.  We encourage all attendees to make reservations using the SEABB group rate.

For online reservations, click HERE.

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


Thursday, March 15, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 Registration/Coffee/Exhibits
8:00 – 8:15 Welcome Lissa Shirley
SEABB President
8:15 – 9:15 Pathogen Reduction Ryan Corcoran
Cerus
9:15 – 10:15 Gotta Catch ‘Em All?  Antibody Detection Challenges Sue Johnson
Blood Center of Wisconsin
10:15 – 11:00 Break/Exhibits
11:00 – 12:00 Whole Blood in the Treatment of Trauma Patients Bryon Jackson
Grady Health System
12:00 – 1:15 Lunch/Exhibits
1:15 – 2:00 Dwight Ham Award/Door Prizes
2:00 – 3:00 Case Studies Jane Wilkinson
The Blood Connection
3:00 – 4:00 LEAN Principles in the Blood Bank Melissa Laufer
Bio-Rad
4:00 – 4:30 Exhibits/Door Prizes
4:30 – 6:30 Social/Reception
(Food/Drinks)
Sponsored by LifeSouth & Quotient
Friday, March 16, 2018
7:00 – 7:45 Registration/Coffee/Exhibits
7:45 – 8:00 Welcome Lissa Shirley
SEABB President
8:00 – 9:00 Anti-CD47 Therapies and the Effect on the Blood Bank Lauro Guerra
Grifols
9:00 – 10:00 Platelet Transfusions in Neonates.  Isn’t it about time for some evidence. Cassandra Josephson, M.D.
CHOA/Emory University
10:00 – 10:30 Break/Exhibits
10:30 – 11:30 RECALL:  How to Manage Product Withdrawls James Shikel, M.D.
Medical College of Georgia
11:30 – 12:30 What do I do now?  Beyond Basic Donna Haverty
American Red Cross
12:30 – 1:45 Lunch/Exhibits
1:45 – 2:45 Employee Engagement and Employee Retention Rebecca Bullock
Quotient
2:45 – 3:45 Blood Products for Transfusion versus Further Manufacture:  what’s the difference? Marla Troughton, M.D.
American Red Cross
3:45 – 4:00 Door Prizes

Our 2018 Corporate Sponsors and Institutional members:

Aerotek  American Red Cross BC Solutions
BioRad Laboratories Bloodbuy Blood Center of Wisconsin
 Blood Connection Genesis BPS Grifols
Haemonetics IMA  Immucor
 Kedrion Biopharma  KOL Bio-Medical Instruments LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
Macopharma  Ortho Clinical Diagnostics PermaCard
Quotient Biodiagnostics  Rad-Source Rees Scientific
Separation Technology Inc
EKF Diagnostic Company
Siwa Biotech Corp Thermo Fisher Scientific
American Red Cross Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Emory Healthcare
Grady Healthcare System Gwinnett Medical Center Northeast Georgia
Northside Hospital Piedmont Healthcare Rhea Medical Center
 Rockdale Medical Center Wellstar Health System