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2019 Norman Bethune Symposium

April 3, 2019

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The CBR is excited to present its 8th Annual Norman Bethune Symposium on April 3, 2019!  This full-day symposium will be held at the UBC Robson Square Theater800 Robson Street, a wonderful venue in downtown Vancouver.

We have a fabulous program this year and the highlights include: keynote presentations on the topics of red blood cell biology, patient blood management, new developments in platelet products, the appropriate use of blood and blood products and cellular therapies.   In addition to hearing from both Canadian and international speakers, talks will be given by those receiving blood products, and selected oral and poster presentations by students at all levels of training.  The Symposium will be followed by a Wine and Cheese Reception for all attendees.  Don’t miss out as this event always reaches capacity.

Click here to register now.

Please contact if you have any questions.

Live Webcast – For those who can’t make it in person, you can watch the Symposium LIVE online at the following link: 2019 NORMAN BETHUNE SYMPOSIUM WEBCAST LINK. To ensure your computer/mobile device is capable of receiving the webcast stream, click on the link to test: WEBCAST VIEWING REQUIREMENTS.


April 3
7:15 am - 6:30 pm


UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 3B7 Canada
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Centre for Blood Research