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Share Your Expertise at ADRP 2020

ADRP is headed to Phoenix and wants you to be a speaker! 

Each year, a variety of presenters from around the globe share best practices, introduce new technology and  discuss medical issues affecting the industry. Sessions include speaker panels, 45-minute breakout sessions, and round table discussions delving deep into a specific topic for donor collections, donor recruitment, marketing/communications, public relations, or donor center management.

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Speaker Benefits

  • 30% Discount on Annual Conference registration (limit one per session)

  • Access to Speakers Lounge at conference

What do ADRP Attendees Want to see at Conference?

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

Topics most requested by attendees are listed below. All submissions will be considered. 

Leadership and Team Development

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

Blood Type Management

  • Identifying varying needs of customers 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
  • Media relations
  • Data-driven marketing and communications strategies that work

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


Examples of Successful Speaker Submissions


Great submissions should have a target audience, clear explanation of what the session will cover, and learning objectives for the attendees. Check out these examples of sessions that were presented at the most recent Annual Conference. 




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