BBTS Conference 2018


BBTS 2018: Clinical and Scientific Programme

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Before the conference: Tuesday 2nd October

21:00 - late: Quiz Night

DAY 1: Wednesday 3rd October
TimeSession
08:00 - 10:30Coffee & Registration
10:30 - 12:00Red Cell Special Interest Group (SIG): Rare Inherited Anaemias
Session 1 of 3
10:30 - 12:00
Blood Bank Technology SIG: ‘Back to basics’ (or maybe not?)
Session 1 of 1
10:30 - 12:00
Paediatric SIG
Session 1 of 1
10:30 - 12:00
Stem Cell & Therapeutics SIG: Blood Donation
Session 1 of 3
12:00 - 13:15Lunch & Trade Exhibition
13:15 - 14:45
Red Cell SIG: Disease modification of red cells
Session 2 of 3
13:15 - 14:45Hospital Transfusion SIG and PBM
Session 1 of 1
13:15 - 14:45
Microbiology SIG: From Hepatitis E to Bacterial Screening to SaBTO, Sex and Safety
Session 1 of 1
13:15 - 14:45
Stem Cell & Therapeutics SIG: Therapeutic Apheresis
Session 2 of 3
14:45 - 15:00Break
15:00 - 16:30Red Cell SIG: Improving patients' outcomes
Session 3 of 3
15:00 - 16:30
Hospital Transfusion SIG: Transfusing outside the 'box'
Session 1 of 1
15:00 - 16:30
Components SIG: The changing focus on plasma components
Session 1 of 1
15:00 - 16:30
Stem Cell & Therapeutics SIG: Stem Cell Therapeutics
Session 3 of 3
16:30 - 17:00Tea & Trade Exhibition
17:00 - 18:30Plenary I: Transfusion Practice in Changing Times
18:30 - 21:00Exhibition Reception & Hot Supper
21:00 - 23:00Drinks in the bar


DAY 2: Thursday 4th October

TimeSession
07:30Coffee & Registration
07:45 - 8:45Meet and Greet Breakfast Meeting
08:45 - 10:15Safety SHOT Mini Symposium: Mistakes, miscommunications, missteps along the journey of a blood bag: what can we learn from these?
08:45 - 10:15Improving Patient Outcomes: Clinical trials for red cells and plasma
08:45 - 10:15Scientific Orals
Margaret Kenwright Award Winners
08:45 - 10:15
Back to Basics: An introduction to Haemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)
10:15 - 10:45Break 
10:45 - 12:15
Plenary II: BBTS Award Lectures
Race & Sanger Award, James Blundell Award, Kenneth Goldsmith Award
12:15 - 12:45BBTS Annual General Meeting
12:45 - 13:45Lunch & Trade Exhibition
13:45 - 15:15Components & SaBTO
13:45 - 15:15
Quality Improvement
13:45 - 15:15
Why do O RhD neg red cells cause such big problems?
13:45 - 15:15Improve your teaching and learning skills
15:15 - 16:15Poster viewing, Tea & Trade Exhibition
16:15 - 17:30Plenary III: BBTS Question Time
Includes Poster Award Presentation
19:15 - midnightGala Dinner & Awards Ceremony


DAY 3: Friday 5th October

TimeSession
08:00Coffee & Registration
09:00 - 10:30Donation: Blood, Tissues & Organs
09:00 - 10:30
Transfusion Practitioners Symposium: From Blood Bank to the Patient - what the TP and clinical teams need to know
09:00 - 10:30
Antenatal testing and What should we be researching
09:00 - 10:30
Audits and how to feel good about them: Clinical Audits - the basics
10:30 - 11:00Break 
11:00 - 12:30
Plenary IV: A Fine Balance
In association with NATA
12:30 - 13:30Lunch & Trade Exhibition
13:30 - 15:00Advanced Lab & Clinical Cases
15:15Close