Programme

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Preliminary programme

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018

07:30 – 09:00: Registration

09:00 – 10:30: IHN General Assembly

(10:30 – 11:00) Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30: Opening Session
(11:00-11:05) Welcome and Opening.
——————-Erica Wood, President IHN
(11:05-11:30) TACO: A Call to Action.
—————— Jo Wiersum (The Netherlands)
(11:30-12:00) Transfusion-related acute lung injury: An Update.
——————-Alexander Vlaar (The Netherlands)
(12:00-12:30) Transfusion-associated dyspnea (TAD): “A ROSE”* by many other names.
——————-Chester Andrzejewsky (USA)

(12:30 – 14:30) Lunch Break

14:30 – 17:00: Parallel Sessions

1) Donor Haemovigilance
(14:30-15:00) Blood donor inter-donation interval.
——————-David Roberts  (United Kingdom)
(15:00-15:30) The best blood donor for each patient: an evolving role for hemovigilance?
——————-Pierre Tiberghien (France)
(15:30-16:00) Tea Break
(16:00-17:00) 4 Short presentations from selected abstracts

2) Special Clinical Scenarios
(14:30-15:00) Platelet transfusions: Lessons from the PATCH study.
——————-Charlotte Cordonnier (France)
(15:00-15:30) Haemoviglance in paediatrics.
——————-Simon Stanworth (United Kingdom)
(15:30-16:00) Tea Break
(16:00-17:00) 4 Short presentations from selected abstracts

17:00 – 18:00: Poster Session

18:00 – 19:00: Welcome Reception

19:00 – 21:00: Participant Dinner 

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018

09:00– 11:30: Parallel Sessions

3) Biovigilance 
(09:00-09:30) Biovigilance in the USA.
——————-Steven Anderson (USA)
(09:30-10:00) Biovigilance in India.
——————-Akanksha Bisht (India)
(10:00-10:30) Coffee Break
(10:30-11:30) 4 Short presentations from selected abstracts

4) Haemovigilance around the world
(09:00-09:30) Just in time blood delivery.
——————-Lawrence Howard Williams (USA)
(09:30-09:45) Haemovigilance in China.
——————-Zhong Liu (China)
(09:45 – 10:00) 1 Short presentation from selected abstracts
(10:00-10:30) Coffee Break
(10:30-11:30) 6 Short presentations from selected abstracts

(11:45-14:00) Lunch symposium, including a lecture of Willem Ouwehand on Genomics and Big Data 

14:00 – 15:00: Plenary Session: Human Factors
(14:00-14:30) Human Factors initiatives in haemovigilance: Preliminary experience from Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT).
——————-Alison Watt (United Kingdom)

15:00 – 15:00: Awards and Closing Session
(15:00-15:15) Presentation of IHN Medals and Award
(15:15-15:45) Award winner lecture
(15:45-16:00) Closing words by the President of the IHN

16:00 – 16:30: Farewell Drinks

THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018

There is an opportunity for delegates to attend the Annual SHOT Symposium 2018 which will be held on Thursday, July 12 at the same venue, the Lowry Theatre.
For further programme information and for independent registration, please visit their website.