4th European Conference on Donor Health and Management

The 4th European Conference on Donor Health and Management (ECDHM) will be hosted virtually by the German Red Cross Blood Donation Service and the University of Hamburg on 15-17 September 2021. 

Registration is now open via the link below:

Registration for ECDHM

The ECDHM is the primary platform to share knowledge and learn about the latest developments in science, policy, and experiences in the field of donor health & management. The programme covers blood, organ, and stem cell donors, with emphasis on blood donors. It provides a unique opportunity to meet peers and experts in the field and to exchange ideas and strategies.

Conference fee is 150€ until August 31st.2021

From September 1st there will be a late fee of 200€. 

The conference fee includes – in addition to the main conference day on September 16th – access to the special sessions and workshops on September 17th. To submit a special session or workshop please send an email to Submission deadline is June 15th  2021

The PhD Courses will be held on September 15th – the course is included in the conference fee but only applies to PhD students.

Want to present your work?

Author(s) can submit an abstract for consideration and, if accepted, have the paper assigned by the conference committee to a particular session. Author(s) can decide between full (15 minutes) and short (5 minutes)presentations. Short presentations substitute the poster session and are of interest to authors, whose papers are still in the early stages of development. An author can present a maximum of two papers during the conference, although he or she may be listed as co-author in other submissions. The focus of the submitted papers can be:

  • research regarding donors, blood, blood products, organs, tissues, quality & management
  • diagnostics (serological, genetic, microbiological) in terms of donor health and eligibility,
  • organisational or clinical management of donors and donated blood, blood products, organs and tissue, or
  • management and strategy in working with donor health and donor relationship.

Depending on the number of submissions, some papers may be assigned to short presentations.

Should you have any questions or require any clarification, please do not hesitate to contact the European Blood Alliance on  

For more details on the event please visit the event website

Event Name:
European Conference on Donor Health and Management (ECDHM)
15th - 17th September 2021