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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.

Key Dates

  • Abstract deadline: Thursday February 22
  • Deadline early registration fee: Thursday April 19
  • Deadline late registration fee: Thursday May 24
  • Onsite fee as of May 25
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Congress Venue - Metro Toronto Conference Centre

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Scientific Program

CSTM will host a local day on Saturday, June 2 (see below). Detailed Information 

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Social Program

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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        Annual General Meeting of CSTM (Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine)
9:00-10:15      Ortho and Buchanan Awards and Lectures
10:15-10:30    Break
11:00-12:00    History of transfusion medicine in Canada (John Freedman)
12:00-13:00    Lunch
13:00-14:00    The Canadian Blood Services turn 20: past, present and future (Graham Sher)
14:00-14:30    NAC/CCNMT update (Jennifer Fesser and Heather Hume)
14:30-15:15    From serology to genotyping and updates in testing (Gwen Clarke)
15:15-15:30    Break
15:15-16:00    Introduction to the new products (Dana Devine)
16:00-16:45    Novel approaches to teaching transfusion medicine (Yulia Lin)
16:45-17:30    Cellular therapy comes of age (Donna Wall)
17:30               Adjourn