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2018 ISBT International Congress - Toronto

The 35th International Congress of the ISBT will take place in Toronto from June 2 - 6, 2018.

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Congress Venue - Metro Toronto Conference Centre

Scientific Program

CSTM will host a local day on Saturday, June 2 (see below). Detailed Information 
The CSTM Annual Awards - Blum, Ortho and Buchanan will be presented during the Local Day. 

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Hotel Information

Social Program

Exhibitor Information

ISBT 2018 CSTM Local Day (Saturday, June 2 2018)

Local Day Theme: Canadian advances in transfusion medicine over the years: past, present and future.
8:00-9:00  CSTM Annual General Meeting
9:00-10:15  Ortho Award Lecture:
Irene Sadek: Sometimes less is more
Buchanan Award Lecture:
Ahmed Coovadia: Reflections - collaborative journey to acquire and share knowledge and practice in Transfusion Medicine
10:15-10:30   Break
11:00-12:00  John Freedman: History of transfusion medicine in Canada
12:00-13:00   Lunch
13:00-14:00  Graham Sher: The Canadian Blood Services turn 20: past, present and future
14:00-14:30  Jennifer Fesser / Heather Hume: NAC/CCNMT update
14:30-15:15  Gwen Clarke: From serology to genotyping and updates in testing
15:15-15:30  Break
15:15-16:00   Dana Devine: Introduction to the new products
16:00-16:45  Yulia Lin: Novel approaches to teaching transfusion medicine
16:45-17:30   Donna Wall: Cellular therapy comes of age