CBBS - 916-560-8536
SCABB - 866-649-6550

April 25 - 28, 2018
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale

Come Together

with CBBS and SCABB in Phoenix

April 25 - 28, 2018

Download the Mobile App
The Come Together app has everything you need to navigate through the upcoming Joint Meeting - schedule, detailed session descriptions, speaker profiles, Exhibit Hall map, Exhibitor listings and MORE!

You'll also be able to post pictures and comments in the activity feed, search for networking connections and break the ice with private messaging to other attendees.
Visit the ​​​​​​​ landing page to download  from the app stores or use the web version on your computer.  You will need the event code sent to you by email.

The California Blood Bank Society
The South Central Association of Blood Banks
present the

2018 Joint Meeting!  

Come Together with industry’s experts on cutting edge topics in our educational sessions.  Come Together with your peers as you network with CBBS members, SCABB members and non members alike.  Come Together with our vendor partners in the exhibit hall to learn about new equipment, supplies, processes to help you in your day to day work!  
The educational tracks offer a wide variety of topics that will interest those from every aspect of the hospital blood bank and blood center.  There will be topics for everyone including CEOs,  technologists, physicians, nurses, phlebotomists, and recruiters.   Be sure to also check out the industry workshops for those unique and special educational sessions.
Come Together virtually!  A select number of sessions each day of the meeting have been chosen for presentation via Webinar for those who are not able to travel to Arizona.  Special registration rates apply.

Schedule at a Glance



April 25, 2018

April 26, 2018

8:00 am - 11:15 am  Breakout Sessions

11:15 am - 1:00 pm  Exhibit Hall & Lunch 

12 noon - 1:00 pm  CBBS Past President's Lunch  

1:00 pm - 4:15 pm  Breakouts  

4:15 pm - 6:30 pm  Exhibit Hall  

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  SCABB Past President's Reception  

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm  Come Together Mixer  
12:15 pm - 2:30 pm  Industry Workshops

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm  Oral Abstracts

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Opening Plenary

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Exhibit Hall Opening & Welcome Reception

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Community Project


April 27, 2018

8:00 am - 11:15 am  Breakout Sessions  

11:15 am - 12:30 pm  Exhibit Hall & Lunch 

12:30 pm - 3:45 pm  Breakouts  

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  Ask the Experts  

5:45 pm - 6:15 pm  Association Business Meetings  

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm  Presidents' Receptions

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm  ENGAGE Party 


April 28, 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am  MD Round Table  

9:15 am - 10:45 am  Admin and Technical/Scientific Lectures  

10:45 am - 12 noon  Karen Williams Memorial Award Lecture 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm  Joint Meeting Steering Committee Meeting  

Association Meetings

CBBS Meetings

Board of Directors Meeting - Tuesday April 24, 12 - 5 pm
Board of Directors Meeting - Wednesday April 25,  8 - 1:30 pm
Association Business Meeting - Friday, April 27,  5:45 - 6:15 pm
​Joint Steering Committee Post Con Meeting - Saturday April 28, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

SCABB Meetings

Pre-Con Board of Directors - Tuesday, April 24,  3 - 5 pm
Association Business Meeting - Friday, April 27,  5:45 - 6:15 pm
Joint Steering Committee Post Con Meeting - Saturday April 28, 12:30 - 1:30 pm





Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Antigen Plus
Applied Science, Inc

Arlington Scientific, Inc
BC Solutions, LLC

Best Theatronics, Ltd
Bio-Rad Laboratories

Boekel Scientific
Carter BloodCare
Cerus Corporation
Creative Testing Solutions


FCI Promos
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC

​Helmer Scientific
Hussman Services Corp
Inno-train US
LightIntegra (ThromboLUX)
Mack Informtion Systems

​MAK-SYStems Corp

MaxQ Research
Pisces Productions
QualTex Laboratories
Quotient Biodiagnostics, Inc.

Rees Scientific
Separation Technology, Inc., an EKF Diagnostics Company

Siwa Biotech Corp
Stratec Biomedical Inc.
Terumo BCT
Typenex Medical



Exhibit Reception




Come Together Mixer

Speaker Support