2019 ABC Summer Summit and MD Workshop


2-Day Summer (Tue-Thu)
2-Day Medical (Tue-Wed)
1-Day Medical (Tue)
1-Day Summer (Wed)
Reception (Wed)

    • Monday, 07/29/19
      8:00 AM  -  6:30 PM
      BCA MD Workshop & Reception (separate registration)
      contact BCA for registration
      12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
      ADRP Board Meeting (invitation only)
      Mt. Columbia
    • Tuesday, 07/30/19
      7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
      Continental Breakfast
      Colorado Ballroom B
      7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
      Colorado Foyer
      8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
      ADRP Board Meeting (invitation only)
      Mt. Columbia
      8:00 AM  -  8:05 AM
      MD WORKSHOP: Welcome & Introductions
      Colorado Ballroom A
      8:05 AM  -  9:35 AM
      Emergency Transfusions Outside the Hospital
      Colorado Ballroom A

      • Understand the regulatory requirements necessary to provide blood components to emergency service      providers
      • Understand the complexities for a blood center to function as a transfusion service for emergency service providers
      • Understand remote damage control resuscitation and the importance of blood components in these protocols

      • Review the products commonly available for emergent transfusion
      • Explore recent research findings and practice changes concerning emergent transfusion
      • Consider pros and cons of transfusion outside the hospital

      9:35 AM  -  9:50 AM
      Q & A
      Colorado Ballroom A
      9:50 AM  -  10:10 AM
      10:10 AM  -  11:00 AM
      Obstetric Hemorrhage
      Colorado Ballroom A
      • Define massive transfusion in the obstetrical setting
      • Detail risk factors for massive transfusion in the obstetric patient
      • Discuss the use of massive transfusion protocols in managing obstetric hemorrhage
      11:00 AM  -  11:10 AM
      Q & A
      Colorado Ballroom A
      11:10 AM  -  11:55 AM
      Are you preparing for PrEP?
      Colorado Ballroom A
      • Understand what PrEP is
      • Understand data on the efficacy of PrEP
      • Understand the possible impact of PrEP and antiretroviral therapy in the donor room
      11:55 AM  -  12:05 PM
      Q & A
      Colorado Ballroom A
      12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
      ABC Board Meeting (members only)
      Mt. Oxford
      attendance restricted to ABC/EBA members
      12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM
      Committee Lunch - SMT
      Maroon Peak
      attendance restricted to ABC/EBA members
      12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM
      Colorado Ballroom B
      1:30 PM  -  2:45 PM
      Medical Director Organizational Value/Effects of Blood Center Consolidation on Medical Directors
      Colorado Ballroom A

      Business Value of the Blood Center Physician
      Laurie J. Sutor, MD, MBA
      • List ways in which the blood center physician can
        contribute to the organization's bottom line  

      Moving from Value Based to Revenue Generating
      Physician Services
      Richard Gammon, MD
      • Understand how to determine whether
        a physician-run outpatient clinic is a
        "good fit" for your current blood 
         center model  

      Effects of Blood Center Consolidation on
      Medical Directors
      Samantha Mack, MD
      • Understand the short-term and long-term
        impact of consolidation of a "local, regional"
        blood center into a national blood provider
        on the medical director's role

      2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM
      Novel Strategies to Improve NK cell Immunotherapy
      Colorado Ballroom A
      • Understand the emerging concept of adaptive NK cells with properties of immune memory.
      • Understand how the CD16 activating receptor can be repurposed to make NK cells antigen specific
      • Understand concepts of off the shelf induced pluripotent derived NK cells
      3:15 PM  -  3:25 PM
      Q & A
      Colorado Ballroom A
      3:25 PM  -  3:40 PM
      3:40 PM  -  4:20 PM
      TEG/ROTEM In Transfusion Management
      Colorado Ballroom A
      • Describe the mechanism of TEG/ROTEM
      • List expected TEG/ROTEM parameters in coagulopathic versus bleeding patient
      • Explain limitations of TEG/ROTEM in cirrhotic patients
      4:20 PM  -  4:35 PM
      Q & A
      Colorado Ballroom A
      4:35 PM  -  5:20 PM
      Morbidity and Mortality Rounds
      • Review challenging case studies prepared by ABC members
      • Discuss and/or analyze approaches to the solutions for the cases
      5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM
      MD Workshop Reception
      Colorado Foyer
      6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM
      ABC Board/Past Presidents Dinner (invitation only)
    • Wednesday, 07/31/19
      7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
      Continental Breakfast
      Colorado Ballroom B
      7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
      Colorado Foyer
      8:30 AM  -  8:50 AM
      SUMMER SUMMIT: Overview and Purpose of the Day
      Colorado Ballroom A
      8:50 AM  -  10:10 AM
      Innovation Area 1 – Donor/Community Engagement
      Colorado Ballroom A

      8:50 – 9:20 a.m. The Next Big Trends in
      Customer Experience
      Rick Parrish, Principal
      Customer Experience
      Analyst, Forrester

      9:20 – 9:50 a.m. Building a Strategic Plan to Increase Minority Blood Donations
      Ashley Singleton, MPH, Research
      Associate, Georgia Health Policy

      • Develop a strategic plan to
        increase minority blood
      • Communicate barriers to
        MBD and potential solutions.
      • Identify innovative strategies
        that fit blood center local communities.

      9:50 – 10:10 a.m. Member Feedback and Q & A

      10:10 AM  -  10:25 AM
      10:25 AM  -  12:10 PM
      Innovation Area 2 – Positioning and Diversification through Products & Services
      Colorado Ballroom A

      10:25 – 10:55 a.m. The Intersection of
      Innovation and Research

      • Discuss the value of a development
        laboratory to a blood service. 
      • Understand the 
        innovation pipeline as applied 
        to public sector organizations. 
      • Discuss the role of blood product focused
        researchers in assisting with
        problem solving in routine

      10:55 – 11:25 a.m. Driving Innovation through 

      • Understand new evolving threats to 
        blood safety 
      • Explore what's in the bag besides
        red blood cells or platelets for
        possible development and innovation 
      • Discuss manufacturing innovations we
        should expect in the future

      11:25 – 11:55 a.m. So much to discover, so little
      time - High throughput Omics
      and Red Blood Cell Storage

      • Describe how Omics technologies have
        revealed many novel functions for
        mature red blood cells beyond
        oxygen transport
      • Understand how investigation of store
        red blood cells are informing us on 
        molecular mechanisms relevant to donor
        and recipient biology, fostering new
        advancements in the field of personalize
        transfusion medicine

      11:55 – 12:10 p.m. Member Feedback and Q & A

      12:10 PM  -  1:10 PM
      Colorado Ballroom B
      1:10 PM  -  2:10 PM
      Innovation Area 3 – Data & Digital
      Colorado Ballroom A

      1:10 – 2:10 p.m. Today's Digital Imperative
      in Healthcare
      Eric Langshur, Managing
      Partner, Adventure
      Venture Partners

      • Discuss evidence-based support
        for digital impact
      • Discuss strategies to leverage
        digital tools
      • Describe measurement approaches
        to build business case for
        investment in digital
      2:10 PM  -  3:55 PM
      Innovation Area 4 – Removing Barriers to Innovation
      Colorado Ballroom A

      2:10 – 2:40 p.m. FDA's Approach to Risk and Benefit
      Consideration for the Blood Supply
      • Review existing deferral policies
      • Discuss impact of novel
         technologies on blood safety
      • Explore potential policy

      2:40 – 3:10 p.m. A New Frontier: 
      Emerging Products and Services  

      • Describe new blood products and
        services under development
      • Describe the clinical use of the new
        blood products and services
      • Discuss considerations in bringing
        in new blood products and services

      3:10 – 3:40 p.m. Pathway to Approval
      OneBlood's Experience with
      Non-Invasive Hemoglobin

        Describe the regulatory pathway for licensing of the OrSense NBM 200 non-invasive Hgb device 
      • Discuss the innovative aspects of non-invasive Hgb measurement • Detail impacts the device will have on blood center processes

      3:40 – 3:55 p.m. Member Feedback and Q & A

      3:55 PM  -  4:10 PM
      4:10 PM  -  5:10 PM
      Consensus Debate and Discussion
      Colorado Ballroom A
      5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM
      Summit Reception
      Mt. Evans
    • Thursday, 08/01/19
      7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
      Policy Council Breakfast
      Mt. Oxford
      8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
      Continental Breakfast
      Mt. Columbia
      9:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
      MEMBERS MEETING (members only)
      Colorado Ballroom A
      attendance restricted to ABC/EBA members
      12:00 PM  -  2:30 PM
      Women-Inspiring-Leading-Learning High Tea Luncheon
      Sponsored by: Terumo BCT