WMDA-NetCord & FACT Cord Blood Day
September 12, 2019
The World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA) and Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) are teaming up to host the second annual pre-conference WMDA-Netcord & FACT Cord Blood Day. The workshop incorporates sessions on trends in cord blood banking and harmonization of banking procedures, a Quality Boot Camp, and FACT Inspector Training.
We encourage banks to send multiple personnel to attend the various tracks and enlist a member to become a FACT inspector. Registration fees are waived for FACT inspectors and trainees. Apply to become a FACT inspector!
Join leading cord blood experts from around the world for a day of education and hands-on breakout sessions. We look forward to seeing you in Miami!
FACT Events at the ISCT North America 2019 Regional Meeting
September 12, 2019
FACT is hosting two events on pre-conference day at the ISCT North American 2019 Regional Meeting. On September 12, colleagues have the opportunity to attend the FACT Cellular Therapy Inspection and Accreditation Workshop, or the ISCT – FACT Quality Boot Camp.
We encourage programs to send multiple personnel to attend the various FACT events on September 12. The FACT Cellular Therapy Inspection and Accreditation Workshop is a must-see for cell processing laboratories, physicians, scientists, and principal investigators, and unit supervisors, laboratory managers, administrators, nurses, and medical technologists. The ISCT-FACT Quality Boot camp, which takes place on the same day as the workshop, is essential for program quality managers.
ASGCT-ASTCT-FACT Webinar: Centers’ Experience with Implementing Commercial CAR T-cell Products – Part 2
September 25, 2019
The second webinar in this two-part webinar series will be on Thursday, September 25, 2019 at 11:00 am ET. Part two includes information from Dr. Joseph Alvarnas from City of Hope. Dr. Alvarnas will give his perspective as a hospital administrator in regard to the following:
- Agreements with Manufacturers
Significant Changes to the Seventh Edition NetCord-FACT Cord Blood Standards
October 23, 2019
This presentation will be on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 11:00 am ET. Paul Eldridge, PhD, Director of Cell GMP Facility at UNC Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program, will describe significant changes to the Seventh Edition NetCord-FACT Cord Blood Standards, and provide examples for effective implementation.