More than 350 Expected

More than 350 are expected to attend the Cord Blood Connect international congress, with nearly a third traveling from 28 countries.

International guests at the congress will be coming from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Georgia, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

Pre-Congress Workshops

A pre-conference day of sessions, sponsored by the World Marrow Donor Association-NetCord and the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12. The pre-congress agenda includes a Cord Blood Quality Boot Camp and an inspector training workshop.  (Separate registration is required.)

Opening Events

Congress registration opens at 4 pm Thursday.

Breakfast on Friday will precede the 8:15 am Opening Session that will provide an overview of the congress agenda and a keynote lecture by Dr. Hal Broxmeyer who will be receiving this year’s CBA Lifetime Achievement Award.

A Welcome Reception is scheduled for 5:30 pm Friday, oceanside on the Americana Lawn.

Accepted abstracts can be previewed online.

Mobile App

Download the free mobile app for a complete guide to the international congress. Search for “Cord Connect” in the Apple Store or Google Play.

Within the app is a searchable list of registrants that allows you to click on a name and, if that person has downloaded the app, send a message or request/accept a meet-up at a specific time and place.

Social Media

To keep digitally connected throughout the congress, tag social media posts with #CORDBLOODCONNECT.

Safe travels to all. We look forward to seeing you in Miami Beach!