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PhD/Doctoral Course (September 15th)

PhD students can take part in a one-day doctoral class before the conference starts.

The PhD course involves relevant issues and topics in donor health & management, which will be discussed and reviewed. Each PhD student is to present one research project (15 minutes) she or he is currently working on. PhD students will receive extensive feedback by their peers and faculty members. This session addresses both, medical as well as management focused PhD students.

Confirmed faculty members providing feedback to presentations by PhD students:

  • Prof. Dr. Silke Boenigk (University of Hamburg)
  • Prof. Dr. Michel Clement (University of Hamburg)
  • Prof. Dr. Eamonn Ferguson (University of Nottingham)
  • Dr. Katja van den Hurk (Sanquin)
  • Prof. Dr. Wim de Kort (Sanquin)
  • Prof. Dr. Eva-Maria Merz (Sanquin and VU Amsterdam)
  • Dr. Pierre Tiberghien (EBA)

Registration deadline is August 15th, 2021.
Conference registration opens May 17th, 2021.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by the end of July 2021.

Time (CET)

Room I

Room II

Room III

Room IV

09:00 – 10:00

PhD Course: Welcome & Introduction

10:15 – 11:45

PhD Course “Medical Focus” – Beginner

PhD Course “Medical Focus” – Advanced

PhD Course “Management Focus” – Beginner

PhD Course “Management Focus” – Advanced

11:45 – 13:15

Lunch break

13:15 – 14:45

PhD Course “Medical Focus” – Beginner

PhD Course “Medical Focus” – Advanced

PhD Course “Management Focus” – Beginner

PhD Course “Management Focus” – Advanced

14:45 – 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 – 15:50

Meet the Editor of Transfusion and Vox Sanquinis

15:50 – 16:20

Meet the Editor: Vox Sanquinis – Questions from PhD students

Meet the Editor: Transfusion – Questions from the audience

 

 

16:20 – 16:45

Meet the Editor: Vox Sanquinis – Questions from the audience

Meet the Editor: Transfusion – Questions from PhD students

 

 

17:00

Virtual get-together

Time (CET)

Room I

Room II

Room III

Room IV

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome to ECDHM 2021!

09:15 – 10:00

Keynote I

10:15 – 11:00

Keynote II

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 12:45

Session 1:

Donor recruitment and donor retention

Session 2:

Recent developments in plasma donation

Session 3:

Effects of pandemics on donation behaviour

Session 4:

Donor selection strategies

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 15:30

Session 5:

Blood donor relationship management

Session 6:

Dealing with donor deferrals

Session 7:

Effects of pandemics on donation safety

Session 8:

Donor health and eligibility

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30

Session 9:

Donor behaviour mechanisms

Session 10:

Communication strategies to increase donation

Session 11:

Challenges regarding infection & diseases

Session 12:

Dealing with iron deficiency

17:30 – 18:00

Closing remarks

18:00

Virtual get-together

Time (CET)

Room I

Room II

09:15 – 10:45

Special Session I:

How social relations shape blood donation behaviour

Workshop I

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

Special Session II:

The tricky business of incentives

Workshop II

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 – 15:00

Special Session III:

Donor iron management: Pros and cons of existing strategies

Workshop III

All information with reservations. Changes are possible.