Technical and Educational Sessions

Economic sustainability of cord blood banks and ethical considerations for consenting the use of birthing tissues for novel applications are among the technology and education sessions at this year’s Cord Blood Connect international congress.

The virtual event is scheduled for Sept. 23 and 30.


“I think you will find plenty of content to satisfy your personal interests and professional development goals,” said Heather Brown, vice president for clinical innovation at CBR by Generate Life Sciences and chair of the congress technical and education program committee.  Among the technical and educational sessions will be:

  • Cord blood banking 2.0
  • Improved time and access to cord blood transplantation: What transplant centers want
  • Innovations in cord blood banking to democratize HSCT
  • What parents and physicians should know about cord blood banking
  • Perinatal tissue as source material for novel therapies
  • Ethical considerations regarding non-transplant uses of cord blood
  • Cord blood banking sustainability: Strategies for the future

Click here for the agenda that includes individual presentations and presenters.

Click here to register for the two days of live-stream webcasts and unlimited access to all congress components for 12 months. All sessions, e-posters and virtual exhibits will be recorded and remain available to registrants through August next year.

The $160 USD registration fee is waived for CBA members who register by Aug. 31. If you aren’t a CBA member, or your membership has lapsed, you can join or renew when registering and the congress fee will be waived. CBA individual member annual dues are $99 USD.