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ASFA 2015 Annual Meeting

ASFA 2015 Annual Meeting: Infectious Disease & Apheresis

The 36th ASFA Annual Meeting will be held in San Antonio, Texas from May 6 - 9, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt. Mark your calendars and save the date -- we hope to see you there!

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ASFA is excited to present its first Annual Meeting mobile app for those who use smart devices. This free interactive tool is designed to enhance attendees’ meeting experience and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store under ASFA. Use this app to review the conference program, schedule sessions, and learn more about our speakers and conference supporters.

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  • Scientific Symposia
  • Education Sessions
  • Oral and Poster Abstract Presentations
  • Interactive Case Studies and Discussions
  • Receptions
  • Committee Meetings
  • Corporate Symposia and Tutorials
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Pre-Conference Sickle Cell Consensus Conference
  • Pre-Conference Apheresis Review Session


Sickle Cell Consensus Conference
Pre-registration with ASFA and Additional Registration Fees Required

The ASFA Sickle Cell Consensus Conference will take place on Tuesday, May 5 as a pre-conference activity at the 2015 ASFA Annual Meeting at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas.

Attendees of the ASFA Sickle Cell Disease Consensus Conference will have a thorough understanding of definition, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of sickle cell disease obtained through consensus amongst the world's leading experts. This will be accomplished via a thorough discussion amongst the expert panelist and audience participation.

Apheresis Review Session
Pre-registration with ASFA and Additional Registration Fees Required

The Apheresis Review Session will take place on Wednesday, May 6 as a pre-conference activity at the 2015 ASFA Annual Meeting at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas.

The Apheresis Review Session will provide a basic overview of the theory and applications of apheresis medicine. Experts in the field will provide a broad overview of each of the topics and participants will have an opportunity to work with case studies.  The Review Session is an appropriate preparatory course for the Apheresis Qualification Exam, offered by ASCP.

The Apheresis Review Session fee includes: session materials, coffee breaks, and lunch.

FACT Cellular Therapy Collection Workshop
Pre-registion with FACT and Additional Registration Fees Required

This training workshop is designed to explain the requirements for FACT accreditation of cellular therapy programs, with special emphasis on apheresis collection facilities. FACT representatives will be in attendance to clarify the intent of the FACT-JACIE Standards, provide inspectors tips for conducting inspections, and assist programs in organizing and preparing for the accreditation process.

Visit the FACT website to register.


Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, Texas, USA

Discover the distinctly diverse personality of the Alamo City in grand style. Set along the spectacular River Walk, Grand Hyatt San Antonio is steps from trendy bars, hot clubs,  Zagat-rated restaurants and all the sites and attractions that make San Antonio one of the most culturally rich cities in the country. Have an unforgettable experience enhanced by the exceptional touches and personalized services that define Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

You can book your accommodation at the Grand Hyatt by following this link:

Please book your room before April 17, 2015 in order to secure the special ASFA Annual Meeting rate of $195 USD*.

*Additional fees apply for triple and quadruple occupancy.