Two Events 

Industry Workshop on Sunday, October 8, 2017
Addressing today's goals in donor screening: operational efficiency and process improvements
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 29A
   
7:00 – 7:05 am Entrance and Welcome
7:05 – 7:35 am Infectious Screening at Western Province Blood Transfusion Service, South Africa
Charlotte Pistorius, MSc Virology. Deputy Supervisor for Virology, Western Province Blood Transfusion Service, South Africa
7:35 – 8:05 am Large-scale Implementation of Emerging Pathogen Testing – Under Critical Timelines (Zika/Procleix Panther)
Bryan Blumanhourst, BS Biology and Medical Technology. Director of Laboratory Operations and Customer Support, Charlotte North Carolina
8:05 – 8:15 am Q&A
Industry Workshop on Monday, October 9, 2017
Benefits of blood typing automation
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 28E
   
7:00 – 7:05 am Entrance and Welcome
7:05 – 7:35 am  Optimizing Laboratory Performances. Impact of the DG Gel Technology
Bonnie Norris, MT (SBB). Technical Director of Transfusion Services, Oregon Health & Science University
7:35 – 8:05 am Implementing Scalable Blood Typing Automation Across Sites Within a Hospital Network: A Practical Experience
Joseph R. Griggs, D.O., Transfusion Medicine Fellow, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
8:05 – 8:15 am Q&A