Other NATA Events

KRSTA-NATA Joint Symposium

KRSTA-NATA SymposiumThe Korean Research Society on Transfusion Alternatives (KRSTA) – Network for Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives (NATA) joint symposium will take place in Seoul, Korea, on October 3-4, 2013.

The preliminary scientific program is now available. Plenary sessions will be dedicated to the following topics:

  • Perioperative anemia
  • Blood management and surgery
  • Blood conservation strategies
  • Fluid therapy
  • Perioperative hemostasis and thrombosis
  • Management of critical bleeding

Six NATA representatives will participate in the symposium:

  • Prof. Jean-François Hardy (Canada)
  • Prof. Charles-Marc Samama (France)
  • Dr. Jakob Stensballe (Denmark)
  • Dr. Dafydd Thomas (UK)
  • Prof. Constatine Vagianos (Greece)
  • Prof. Philippe Van der Linden (Belgium)

Click here for more information


ANZSBT/NATA Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium

ANZSBT-NATA SymposiumA one-day symposium on Perioperative Patient Blood Management will be held on October 19, 2013 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia, before the the Annual Scientific Meeting and Trade Exhibition of the HAA (Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion and the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis). This pre-congress satellite symposium is jointly organized by ANZSBT and NATA.

The following lectures will be presented:

  • Blood conservation overview—Dafydd Thomas (UK)
  • Clinical effectiveness of blood components—Simon Stanworth (UK)
  • Clinical use of blood – more or less or just right?—Jonathan Wallis (UK)
  • Preoperative anaemia clinics—Kathryn Robinson (SA, Australia)
  • Managing bleeding in cardiac surgery—Daniel Faulke (QLD, Australia)
  • Point of care implementation—Bronwyn Pearse (QLD, Australia)
  • Intraoperative cell salvage—Hayden Dando (NSW, Australia)
  • Peri-operative coagulopathy—Sibylle Kozek (Austria)
  • Management of GI bleeding—David Hewett (QLD, Australia)
  • Obstetric bleeding—Anne Sneddon (QLD, Australia)
  • Massive haemorrhage protocols- do they work?—David Roxby (SA, Australia)
  • Guidelines and toolkits: who uses them?—Dafydd Thomas (UK)
  • Patient blood management guidelines—Leigh McJames (ACT, Australia)

Click here for more information