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The 2018 AIMS will take place April 28 - 29 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale!
In conjunction with the CBBS/SCABB Joint Meeting.  
 
The Advanced Immunohematology & Molecular Symposium (AIMS) is targeted towards people passionate about immunohematology and seeking continuing education in the fields of immunohematology and/or reference laboratory work including molecular testing. 

SCHEDULE
 
Saturday April 28
9:15 am - 10:45 am  SCABB Administrative & Technical Scientific Award Lectures
10:45 am - 11:45 am  Karen Williams Memorial Lecture
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm  AIMS Sessions
 
Sunday April 29
7:30 am - 8:30 am  Complimentary Breakfast

8:30 am - 10:30 am  John Moulds Memorial Lecture
10:45 am - 12:15 pm  AIMS Sessions

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm  Industry Workshop & Lunch
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm  AIMS Sessions


Scholarships to attend AIMS are available!
 
 
The John Moulds AIMS Scholarship and vendor supported scholarships are avialable to help with costs associated with attending the Symposium.  For more details and how to apply see the SCABB website.

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Registration is $200 before February 28, 2018, and $250 starting March 1, 2018.

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John Moulds Memorial Lecture
The John Moulds Memorial Lectureship was established in John’s memory in October of 2011 by John’s employer, LifeShare Blood Centers, in partnership with South Central Association of Blood Banks (SCABB) and Quotient Biodiagnostics. 

John’s career as an immunohematology reference lab specialist began with an interest in high and low incidence blood group antigens.  He also had a unique ability to recognize and adapt techniques for use by the serologist in investigation of simple and complex problems.  His leadership and participation in various organizations showed his willingness to share his knowledge.  Some of these included Invitational Conference of Investigative Immunohematologists (ICII), ASCP, AABB, ISBT, and SCABB.  He formed the Serum, Cell and Rare Fluid (SCARF) international exchange in 1972 and served as its director for almost 40 yrs.

John was a passionate Immunohematologist who was best known for establishing the international Serum, Cell and Rare Fluid Exchange (SCARF) in 1972 and serving as its director for almost 40 yrs.  He was the consummate teacher always willing to share his knowledge with anyone who asked.  John was the Director of the John J. Moulds Scientific Support Services at LifeShare Blood Centers when he lost his almost 3 year battle with pancreatic cancer.
Geoff Daniels, BSc, PhD, FRCPath    
We are honored to have Dr. Geoff Daniels as this years John Moulds Memorial Lecturer.

​Until retirement in 2015, Head of Reference Services at the International Blood Group Reference Laboratory, Bristol, UK. Previously worked at the Medical Research Council Blood Group Unit, the unit established by Race and Sanger, the pioneers of human blood groups. Published over 200 papers on human blood groups plus three editions of the textbooks Human Blood Groups and Essential Guide to Blood Groups. Secretary General of the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) and President of the British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS). Received awards from the ISBT, BBTS, AABB (Ivor Dunsford Award), and the German Blood Transfusion Society.
Educational Sessions
Session Descriptions
Cutting edge educational sessions   Continuing Education Credits available.  

Please take time to visit our AIMS exhibitors who will be available throughout the symposium to showcase the latest products and services.

Become an Exhibitor!
Industry Workshop
Exhibitors