spring conference Program topics

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

5:00–8:00p  Reception in Hospitality Suite at Double Tree

Thursday, April 11, 2019

7:00-7:45a  Board of Directors Meeting

 7:30-8:00a  Walking Tour of Chattanooga with Rufus Marye

 7:15-8:15a Registration & Vendor Exhibits Open

 8:15-8:25a  Welcome – TABB President, Natasha Williams

8:25-9:15a Stacy Prater (LifeForce)

9:15-10:05a Nikki Watlington (Quality Assurance)

10:05-10:35a Break & Vendor Exhibits

10:35-11:25a Martha Dagen (PBM AABB Certification)

11:25-12:15p Dr Darrell Johnson “Blood Utilization in the

21st Century Care of Oncology Patients’”

12:15–2:30p Lunch Offsite on your own

2:10-2:30p Vendor Exhibits

2:30-3:20p Wendy Cooper (CarT Cells) “CAR T Cells: Engineering 

Patients’ Immune Cells to Treat Their Cancer”

3:20-3:35p Break & Vendor Exhibits

3:35-4:25p Becky Bullock "Succession Planning" 

4:25-4:45p Announcement & Adjourn

5:15 Leave for Southside Social 

(Free, sponsored by Blood Assurance)

Friday, April 12, 2019

7:00-7:45a  Board of Directors Meeting

7:30-8:55a  Registration & Vendor Exhibits Open

8:55-9:00a Welcome – TABB President, Natasha Williams

 9:00-9:50a  Dr Jennifer Keates (Pediatrician)

9:50-10:40a  Katrina Billingsley “How to Differentiate

Autoantibodies from Antibodies to High

Incidence Antigens in a Transfused Patient”

10:40-11:05a  Break & Vendor Exhibits

11:05-11:55a  Katie Fennell (Genotyping – Grifols)

11:55-12:15p Public Business Meeting

12:15-1:45p  Awards Luncheon

1:45-2:35p  AABB Grace Neitzer Award 

Speech Mona Dilbeck

2:35-3:25p Dr. Tom Watkins (Medic)

3:25-3:35p  Break

3:35-4:30p  JB Gaskins Blood Center Management

4:30p  Door Prizes & Adjourn



2-Day Conference - Earn Up To 13 CEs