Meeting Highlights

The 2024 AABB Annual Meeting will feature many opportunities for education, networking and more. Here are some of highlights of events and content attendees can expect at this year’s meeting.

New! AABB Learning Theater

New to the Exhibit Hall this year, the AABB Learning Theater will host both corporate education alongside shorter, more informal education on selected topics. The AABB Foundation will also present "Scholars on Stage" where AABB Foundation Scholars will present briefly on their research.

Abstract “Spotlight” Sessions

These 90-minute sessions will feature renowned experts in the field as they discuss current issues and the "state of the science” on a select topic with selected abstract authors.

Live Curated Poster Tours

Enjoy curated tours of select top scientific posters in person during the meeting. Tours will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, and Monday, Oct. 21 in the AABB Learning Theatre in the Exhibit Hall. Each will consist of a brief overview of the selected abstract posters by the author, followed by a short question-and-answer period between the tour moderator, abstract author and audience.

Biotherapies Pavilion

Back by popular demand, the Biotherapies Pavilion is a specially designed networking space in the Exhibit Hall providing attendees with a unique opportunity to network with fellow biotherapies professionals and organizations, while offering access to interactive open-mic conversations led by industry experts.

AABB Foundation Run for Research

Lace up your sneakers for the annual AABB Foundation Run for Research. Whether you run at a record-breaking pace or prefer a casual walk, what’s important is your participation. Proceeds benefit the AABB Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization that funds innovative scientific research and support the careers of future leaders in transfusion medicine and biotherapies. Learn more about the many ways you can participate.

AABB Foundation Reception – A Party with a Purpose!

A donation in 2024 is your ticket to attend the Party with a Purpose, taking place on Friday, October 18 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. The Party with a Purpose is a special celebration hosted by the AABB Foundation for financial contributors and program recipients that offers an exciting atmosphere of fun and camaraderie with food, drinks, and music. Connect with friends and create new relationships with colleagues at this reception all while supporting AABB Foundation’s mission of fueling innovative research. Your 2024 donation is your ticket; attendees can register for this event through the annual meeting registration process. For more information, e-mail