ADRP Conference 2020

Phoenix, Arizona  May 19-21

Registration opens fall 2019

Present at The ADRP ANNual Conference!

ADRP, and international division of America's Blood Centers, invites you to submit abstracts to speak at the Annual Conference, May 19-21, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.

ADRP is an international association for blood banking professionals that provides educational resources and networking opportunities for those in Donor Collections, Donor Management, Donor Recruitment and Marketing/Communications. The Conference Committee is seeking topics with proven outcomes. 

Typically a presentation will last 45 minutes with an opportunity to dig deeper with live question and answer time.  Co-presenters are welcome and encouraged, especially pairing partners from donor collections, donor recruitment or marketing/communications.   One selected speaker per session will receive a 30% discount on conference registration.

This year's theme is Charting the Course to Excellence and will focus on the overall donor, staff and public experience and explore together ways it can be elevated to provide the best possible outcomes for everyone!

Topics most requested by attendees include:

Leadership and team development

  • Critical thinking
  • Time management
  • Staff adequacy and talent level
  • Managing change

Blood Type Management

  • Collecting correct units based on blood type
  • Maintaining inventory during time of need
  • Rebooking donors and drives with emphasis on time of need

Donor and sponsor communication strategies

  • Diversification of the donor base
  • Addressing donor apathy
  • Communications strategies

Please consider sharing your expertise to advance knowledge in the industry.  The submission process is easier than ever with a new simplified form.  

Conference 2019 Indianapolis

Past President Marie Forrestal passing the gavel to President Lisa Entrikin

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