Program

Event Schedules


09:30 - 16:00

Day 1 (Saturday, 06-03-2021) - Session 1: Patient safety

09:30 -  10:00 Opening Ceremony
Moderators Prof. Esam Azhar Dr. Ahmad Barefah
TIME Lecture Speakers
10:00 -  10:30 Risk models, standards and regulations for patient safety Prof. Abdulelah Hawsawi
10:30 -  10:50 Screening strategies for transfusion transmitted infections (TTIs) Prof. Sanaa Abdulshafi
10:50 -  11:10 An Update on Blood Safety and Covid-19: What do we know? Dr. Marcus Picard-Maureau
11:10 -  11:20 Discussion
11:20 -  11:30 Break

Day 1 - Session 2: Clinical Practice (1)

Moderators Dr.Ossama El Fayoumi Dr. Abdullah Al Mohammade
TIME Lecture Speakers
11:30 -  11:50 An overview on traumatic coagulopathy Dr. Essam Al Ghamdi
11:50 -  12:10 Update on apheresis guidelines Dr. Ahmed Al Bahrani
12:10  - 12:30 Update in plasma transfusion and alternatives Dr. Ammar Al Saghayir
12:30  - 12:40 Discussion
12:40 – 13:30 Lunch and Prayer

Day 1 - Session 3: Clinical Practice (2)

Moderators Dr. Aysha Al Malki Dr. Suha Hejres
TIME Lecture Speakers
13:30 – 14:00 Patients' Blood Management updates & Australian experience Prof. Erica Wood
14:00 – 14:20 Massive transfusion update Dr. Arwa Al Riyami
14:20 – 14:40 Blood components Substitutes Dr. Hanadi Al Jedani
14:40 – 14:50 Discussion
14:50  - 15:00 Break

Day 1 - Session 4: Plenary Session

Moderators Prof. Layla Bashawri Dr. May Almoshary
TIME Lecture Speakers
15:00 – 15:20 Immune Hemostasis crosstalk in COVID19 infection Dr. Galila Zaher
15:20 – 15:50 Electronic positive patient identification struggling with human nature to reduce transfusion risks Dr. Richard Kaufman
15:50  - 16:00 Discussion

10:00 - 17:00

Day 2 (Sunday, 07-03-2021) - Session 1: Plenary Session

Moderators Dr. Omar Al Suhaibani Dr. Hatem Al Ahwal
TIME Lecture Speakers
10:00 -  10:30 Medical products of human origin , the ethical dilemmas and challenges faced globally Dr. Asawari Bapat
10:30 -  11:00 Gene editing technologies and their practical application for cellular therapy Dr. Bassim Al Beirouti
11:00 -  11:30 Current state of Car-T cell therapy Dr. Hind Al Humaidan
11:30  - 11:40 Discussion
11:40  - 12:10 Satellite Symposium (Bristol Myers) Dr. Hatoon Ezat
12:10 – 13:00 Lunch & Prayer

Day 2 - Session 2: Sickle Cell Anemia & Thalassemia

Moderators Prof.Soad Al Jaouni Dr. Mohammed Al Shahrani
TIME Lecture Speakers
13:00 – 13:30 Update on Management of patients with Sickle Cell Anemia Dr. Sultan Al Mutairi
13:30 – 13:50 Update management of thalassemia major Prof. Amal El Beshlawy
13:50 – 14:10 How to manage pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia in 2020 Prof. Yasser Wali
14:10  - 14:20 Discussion
14:20 - 14:30 Break

Day 2 - Session 3: Immune - Hematology

Moderators Mr.Jasem AL Basri Dr. Tareq Metwali
TIME Lecture Speakers
14:30 - 14:50 Would a national antibody register improve patient outcomes? Prof. Denise Jackson
14:50 - 15:10 Prevention and management of alloimmunization in pregnency Dr. Abdullah Mashi
15:10 - 15:30 National rare blood donor program Dr. Azmy Elshahawy
15:30 - 15:50 Drug induced immune hemolytic Anemia Dr. Sue Johnson
15:50 - 16:00 Discussion

Day 2 - Session 4: Poster Session

Moderators Dr. Zainab Al Arimi
TIME Lecture
16:00 - 17:00 Poster Session

10:30 -16:30

Day 3 (Monday, 08-03-2021) - Session 1: Plenary Session

Moderators Dr. Mohammad Almohamadi Mr. Jafer Khiariy
TIME Lecture Speakers
10:00 -  10:20 Saudi FDA experience with Blood Bank inspection Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Gifari
10:20 -  10:40 Update on Central board of Accredation (CBAHI) Blood Bank Standards Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Jehani
10:40 -  10:50 Discussion
10:50 – 11:00 Break

Day 3 - Session 2: Hemostasis & Bleeding Disorders

Moderators Prof. Mohammed Qari Dr. Ahmed Tarawah
TIME Lecture Speakers
11:00 -  11:30 Alternatives to the standard storage of platelet concentrates which would include freezing and 4°C storage. Prof. Miquel Lozano
11:30 -  11:50 Acquired Hemophilia: Whats behind Prof. Abdulkarrem AlMomen
11:50  - 12:10 The Role of prothrombin complex concentrates in bleeding management Prof. Oliver Grottke
12:10 - 12:30 Bleeding Control Working Group Guidance on Reversal of Oral Anticoagulant Dr. Ghazi Damanhouri
12:30 - 12:40 Discussion
12:40 – 13:30 Lunch and Prayer

Day 3 - Session 3: Blood Donor Management

Moderators Prof. Abdelgalil Abdelgadir Mr. Abdullah Al Harbi
TIME Lecture Speakers
13:30 – 13:50 Role of smart application in improving in donor recrotment. Dr. May Raouf
13:50 – 14:10 Psychology and blood donation Dr. Maha Badawi
14:10 – 14:50 Voluntary Donation: Vision 2020 - 2030
Panel discussion
Dr. Abdulmajeed Al-Abdullateef
Dr. Faisal Bashir Wani
14:50 - 15:00 Break

Day 3 - Session 4: Covid 19 & Convalescence Plasma

Moderators Dr. Nabeela Al Baz Mr. Abdullah Al Khashan
TIME Lecture Speakers
15:00 - 15:20 Overview on Covid 19 Prof.Salwa Hindawi
15:20 - 15:40 Convalescence Plasma in Covid 19 patients, Kuwait Experience Dr. Reem Ameen
15:40 - 16:10 International view on use of Convalescence Plasma in COVID 19 Patients Dr. Hans Vrielink
16:10 - 16:20 Discussion
16:20 - 16:30 Closing Ceremony