13th Annual Canadian Blood Services International Symposium. Blood-Borne Pathogens: Defend, Detect, and Destroy
Toronto, Ontario on September 26, 2015
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
LOCATION: Colony Ballroom, Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut St, Toronto ON
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This one day symposium will review the challenges blood-borne pathogens present to the field of transfusion medicine. Physicians, technologists, nurses, and researchers involved in transfusion medicine will enhance their knowledge of blood-borne pathogens and gain an understanding of the approaches used to ensure the safety of the blood supply.
Confirmed international and Canadian speakers:
Ms. Nancy Angus, Canadian Blood Services, Toronto, ON
Dr. Samia Naccache, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Dr. Brian Custer, Blood Systems Research Institute & University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Dr. Roger Dodd, International Society of Blood Transfusion Secretary General, Washington, DC
Dr. Margaret Fearon, Canadian Blood Services, Toronto, ON
Dr. Niels Lion, Transfusion Interrégionale CRS, Lausanne, Switzerland
Dr. Allison McGeer, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
Dr. Peter Schubert, Canadian Blood Services, Vancouver BC
Dr. Marc Turner, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh and the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Edinburgh, Scotland
Registration includes a light continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks. (If you have specific dietary restrictions, other than vegetarian, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by September 4).
Registration excludes the cost of parking.
Early Registration (Before Sept. 5):
Non-Industry (e.g., government, hospital, academia, Canadian Blood Services employees): $100
Industry (e.g., pharmaceutical company): $125
Late Registration (Sept. 5 – Sept. 26):
Non-Industry (e.g., government, hospital, academia, Canadian Blood Services employees): $125
Industry (e.g., pharmaceutical company): $150
$60 cancellation fee applies if canceled before Sept. 5. No refunds provided for registration made on Sept. 5 or after.
Dr. William Sheffield, Dr. Kathryn Webert, Dr. Ed Pryzdial, Dr. Sophie Chargé, Dr. Margaret Fearon, Dr. Robert Skeate, Mr. Ahmed Coovadia, Dr. Mia Golder, Dr. Geraldine Walsh, Ms. Sue Gregoire.
September 24, 2015 in Kelowna, BC or by webinar
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