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2024 Annual Conference Schedule

Attendees of the ADRP 2024 Annual Conference will be immersed in a dynamic and engaging environment. They will have the unique opportunity to participate in intimate small group roundtables, where they can exchange ideas and insights with industry peers. Additionally, they will have access to cutting-edge sessions focusing on the latest trends in collections, donor recruitment, and engagement. These informative sessions will be complemented by thought-provoking discussions on leadership management topics, further enhancing the professional growth of attendees.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Pre-Conference Sessions

 Time  Session
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM  Pre-Conference Session One
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Pre-Conference Session Two:
Gen Z in Focus: Empowering and Integrating the Next Generation of Trailblazers
Kelly Monahan, Fresenius Kabi

Conference Sessions

Time Session
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Opening of the 2024 ADRP Annual Conference
1:45 - 2:00 PM Break
2:00 - 3:15 PM Searching for Insight - Panel on Donor Support for Sickle Cell Disease
3:15 - 3:30 PM   Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Featured Guest Speaker: Author Sebastian Junger
Keynote: Curing Adultitis: Your Prescription for Less Stress and More Success, Jason Koteki

5:00-7:00 PM Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall

    Wednesday, May 15, 2024

     TimeSession Type 

     Session 1

    Session 2 Session 3Session 4

    8:00 AM - 9:30 AMPresentation

    ADRP Awards Presentations & Breakfast

    ADRP Awards Presentations & Breakfast

    ADRP Awards Presentations & Breakfast

     
    9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break    
    9:45 AM - 10:45 AMAbstracts and Quick HitsGood to Great
    Monica Gaspar, Liz Dunlap
    Versiti
    Breaking Through the White Noise: How Community Leaders Can Amplify Our Voice
    Chelsey Smith
    NYBCe
    The Essential Guide to Advocacy Boards
    Lori Arguelo, Jason Kempen, Alex Burkamper
    ImpactLife
     
    11:00 PM - 11:30 AMSolutions Sessions - Corporate PartnersBuild a Winning Marketing Strategy with Geofencing: Personalized Proximity Marketing for Better Results,
    Invita

    Defining Individual Donors: Using Decision Points & Motivation Profiles to Enhance Donor Recruitment,
    HealthAware

    Virtual Reality: A Revolutionary Approach to Blood Donor Recruitment
    OVA
    How Can Something so Small Make Such a Huge Impact
    Amanda Marcengill, Tracy Altman
    PermaCard
    11:35 AM - 12:05 PMSolution Sessions - Corporate PartnersCollaborative Innovation, DelconHow to Successfully Recruit Gen Z Donors in 2024
    Darren Hudach, Amanda Cowgill,
    Incept
     Session 3

    Biolinked


    12:05 PM - 1:00 PMLunch with the Exhibitors 
       
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Abstracts and Quick HitsRecruiting Minority Blood Donors
    Alayna Spence,
    Solvita
    Increasing our Footprint to Reach More Donors - A Data Based Approach
    Karine Choucha,
    Hema-Quebec


    Sustainability in Donor Experience Felicia Gonsalves, Kay Enriquez,
    Stanford Blood Center
    Educational Video Content Targeting Young Donors
    Elyssa Hurley,
    MEDIC Regional Blood Center


    AI and Creative Donor Recruitment
    Tara Matheson,
    ImpactLife 
     
    2:05 PM - 3:05 PMAbstracts and Quick HitsAn Interactive Session: Building Your Own Strategy
    Andrew Harris,
    Welsh Blood Services 
    Donor Care Frontline Leaders - Team Lead Training Program
    Cassandra Husfeldt,
    Vitalant 


    Building Resilience: A Comprehensive Soft Skill Training Program to Address Turnover Among Entry-Level Phlebotomists
    William J. Brittain,
    STBTC 
    Fostering Volunteerism: A Synergistic Partnership Between Local University and Blood Center
    Tamar Karkazian, Arax Martirosian,
    Central California Blood Center
     
     
    3:05 PM - 3:30 PMSpecialty Break with Exhibitors
    (Location: Midway West)
        
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PMFeatured Session - Point of View,
    Brought to You by the Conference Committee
    Perspective is Everything! Points of View on the Donor Experience Perspective is Everything! Points of View on the Donor ExperiencePerspective is Everything! Points of View on the Donor Experience 
    6:30 - 9:30 PMNetworking Dinner Event 
    (Location: The Garage)
        
     

    Thursday, May 16, 2024

     Time Session Location
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast  
    8:30 AM - 9:15 AMRecruitment/Collections Survey Review
    9:15 AM - 9:30 AMBreak 
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AMLeading Across Generations
    May Dobbins
    Vitalant
    10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Meet Your New ADRP President

    Closing Keynote: "It Takes 4 to Tango"
    Candy Whirley
     



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