Scientific Program

Scientific Program Objectives

  • Discuss the latest advances to improve cord blood transplantation and the successful development of novel therapies for the treatment of non-hematologic diseases.
  • Identify differing approaches to commercialization and strategies to create new business models.
  • Evaluate the current industry and technological advances in perinatal cell and tissue processing, storage and potential applications in the clinic.
  • Understand the changing legislation of 21st Century Cures and its potential effect on the banking, transplant and regenerative medicine industries.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Preconference Day

Noon - 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room Open
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In

Thursday, June 8, 2017

6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Open
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room Open
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Expo Hall Open
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - Noon Plenary Session
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Plenary Session
Session to be organized by NMDP (here or CB Banking day)
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Plenary Session
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking and Poster Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Friday, June 9, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Speaker Ready Room Open
7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Expo Hall Open
8:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - Noon Plenary Sessions
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Plenary Session
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Programs/Workshop

Saturday, June 10, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Speaker Ready Room Open
7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
7:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Expo Hall Open
8:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - Noon Plenary Session - Best Oral Abstract Presentations
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Plenary Sessions or Workshop
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out
3:30 p.m. Closing and Adjournment