Annual Canadian Blood Services International Symposium

14th Symposium - Intersecting Worlds of Transfusion and Transplantation Medicine

Quand: 
17 septembre, 2016 | 8:30 - 16:00 (EDT)
Où: 

Toronto

en anglais seulement

Location: Colony Ballroom, Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON.

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Exploring the intersecting worlds of transfusion and transplantation medicine, the 2016 Canadian Blood Services’ annual international symposium will review current topics in cord blood banking, cellular expansion, stem cell transplantation and more. This symposium is for Canadian physicians, technologists, nurses and researchers involved in transfusion and transplantation medicine, so save the date now to ensure you don’t miss this engaging, topical and informative one-day program.

Confirmed international and Canadian speakers:

Dr. Sasan Zandi, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Dr. David Allan, The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
Dr. Nicolas Pineault, Canadian Blood Services, Ottawa
Dr. Rob Liwski, Canadian Blood Services and Dalhousie University, Halifax NS  
Dr. Lauralyn McIntyre, The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa ON
Dr. William M. Miller, Northwestern University, Chicago USA
Dr. Filippo Milano, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle USA
Dr. Shibani Pati, Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco USA

Registration information: Registration includes a light continental breakfast, lunch and snacks. If you have specific dietary restrictions, other than vegetarian, please contact centreforinnovation@blood.ca before August 26th. Registration excludes the cost of parking.

Early registration fee (Before Aug. 27):
    Non-industry (e.g., government, hospital, academia, Canadian Blood Services employee): $100
    Industry (e.g, pharmaceutical company employee): $125

Late registration fee (Aug. 27 - Sept. 17):
  
   Non-industry (e.g., government, hospital, academia, Canadian Blood Services employee): $125
     Industry (e.g., pharmaceutical company employee): $150


Cancellation fee: $60 cancellation fee applies if canceled before Aug. 27. No refunds provided for registration made on Aug. 27 or after.

2016 Planning committee membership: Dr. William Sheffield, Dr. Kathryn Webert, Dr. Nicolas Pineault, Dr. David Allan, Dr. Sophie Chargé, Dr. Robert Skeate, Mr. Ahmed Coovadia, Dr. Mia Golder, Dr. Geraldine Walsh, Ms. Sue Gregoire.

About the Canadian Blood Services annual international symposium series

The Canadian Blood Services annual international symposium series is a knowledge mobilization initiative targeted at the transfusion medicine, cellular therapy and/or transplantation communities in Canada. The purpose of the symposium is:

  • To educate professionals in one (or more) of these fields by providing research AND clinical perspectives around one major topic of relevance,
  • To showcase the research activities of Canadian Blood Services in these areas,
  • To nurture national and international networking.
Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells

2016AnnualCBSInternationalSymposiumAgenda_20160914.pdf