Meeting Information

SEABB Annual Meeting March 23 & 24, 2017

Hotel Details:

Atlanta Marriott Northwest @ Galleria

200 Interstate North Parkway SE

Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 770.952.7900

Special Room Rate is $159.00 per night.  This rate includes 2 breakfast buffet per room and Wi-Fi.

Click HERE to make on-line reservations at the hotel.  Book your group rate for SEABB 2017.

Please complete the registration form.

SEABB is offering a limited number of scholarships on a first-come-first-served basis for members who have to pay out-of-pocket.  Complete application form  and submit with your registration.  A board member will contact you regarding payment.  2017 Scholarship Application

  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
  • Entertainment

New Venue for Thursday Night out!   Main Event Entertainment….see more at
Please indicate on your registration form if you plan to attend.


 THURSDAY  March 23, 2017

Time Events Speaker
7:00 – 8:15 Registration / Coffee / Exhibits
8:15 – 8:30 Welcome Lisa Anderson
SEABB President
8:30 – 9:30 Fetal Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia Dr. Margo Rollins – CHOA
9:30 – 10:15 Break / Exhibits
10:15 – 11:15 Test Your Blood Bank Knowledge LeeAnn Walker
University of Texas Medical Branch
11:15 – 12:15 IRL Case Studies Georgia Spanos
12:15 – 1:45 Lunch / Exhibits
1:45 – 2:45 Using the Monocyte Monolayer Assay to Predict Clinical
Significance of Red Cell Alloantibodies
Dr. Geralyn Meny
Grifols Diagnostic Solutions, Inc.
2:45 – 3:45 Succession Planning Becky Bullock
3:45- 4:30 Break / Exhibits
5:00 – 9:00 Dinner / Entertainment – Main Event


FRIDAY  March 24, 2017
Time Events Speaker
7:00 – 8:15 Registration / Coffee / Exhibits
8:15 – 8:30 Welcome Lisa Anderson
SEABB President
8:30 – 9:30 Less is More:  Lean Software Solutions
for Blood Center Operations
Max Doleh
Sigma Blood Systems
9:30 – 10:00 The ABO’s of Incompatible Transplantation Louisa Thompson
Emory University
10:00 – 10:30 Break / Exhibits
10:30 – 11:30 RBC Transfusion, Anemia, & NEC Dr. Cassandra Josephson
Emory University
11:30 – 12:30 Implementation of 7-Day Platelets in a Hospital
Transfusion Service
Dr. Nancy Dunbar
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch / Exhibits
2:00 – 2:30 Dwight Ham Award Presentation
2:30 – 3:00 Meeting the Challenging Needs of a Diverse Population Christy Beal

American Red Cross, IRL

3:00 – 4:00 How Regulators are Keeping the Blood Supply Safe and Available Falisha Law Atwell

Law Atwell Consulting, LLC

Our Corporate Sponsors and Institutional members!

American Red Cross Ashland Specialty Ingredients Bioarray
BioRad Laboratories Blood Center of Wisconsin Blood Connection
Digi-Trax Genesis BPS Grifols
Hemobioscience Hettich Instruments Immucor
Independent Medical Associates  Kedrion Biopharma LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics  Quotient Biodiagnostics RC-Aid
Rees Scientific  Sigma Blood Systems Thermo Fisher 
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