AABB Annual Meeting 2014

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Booth 1533

As the premier event for the transfusion medicine and cellular therapies industry, attendees will learn the latest in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies, advance their career, explore state-of-the-art products and services and network with colleagues. The event boasts approximately 6,000 attendees, over 120 educational sessions, approximately 700 scientific and administrative abstracts, and an exhibit hall filled with nearly 200 companies.

BioLife’s Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Aby J. Mathew, PhD, will serve as a Table Moderator during the meeting session entitled “The So-Cell Network”: Round Table Discussions for Cellular Therapy Professionals.
Topic: “Cell Concentration During Cryopreservation: Does It Matter?”
Saturday, October 25, 2014
4:00 – 5:30 pm

BioLife Solutions will, once again, sponsor the Cellular Therapy Sizzling Topics Luncheon:
Sunday, October 26
Noon – 2:00 pm
(Included in registration fee, ticket required for entry)

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The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
October 22-23, 2014

The Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative is an international research organization that works collaboratively to explore ways to improve transfusion-related services through standardization of analytic techniques, development of new procedures, systematic review of evidence, and execution of clinical and laboratory studies. BEST currently operates in teams covering five areas: Conventional Blood Components, Transfusion Safety, Clinical Studies, Cellular Therapy, and our newest team, Donor Studies.

The meeting is open to all BEST Collaborative members and will be attended by BioLife’s Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Aby J. Mathew.

Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa

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La Jolla, CA
October 7-9, 2014

The Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa is a three-day conference bringing together senior executives and top decision-makers in the regenerative medicine and advanced therapies industry with the scientific community to advance cutting-edge research into cures. The meeting features a nationally recognized Scientific Symposium, attended by leading researchers and clinical experts from around the globe, in conjunction with the industry’s premier annual Partnering Forum, the first and only event of its kind dedicated solely to facilitating connections in this sector. Combined, these meetings attract nearly 800 attendees, fostering key partnerships through more than 500 one-on-one meetings while highlighting the significant clinical and commercial progress in the field over the past year.

A Company Presentation will be given by Mike Rice, President and CEO, BioLife Solutions.
Oct. 8 | 2:15 pm | La Jolla Ballroom 2

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12th Annual Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum

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Dates: September 29 – October 03, 2014

Location: John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts

The Global Forum will examine the modern cold chain – including all temperature range products and their global GDP REQUIREMENTS – as well as an expanded focus on SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRITY.

Representatives from BioLife Solutions will present: Adoption of optimized biopreservation tools to improve cold chain logistics for thermally sensitive biologics during the 5:40 pm session, all tracks, on October 1st.

Attendees may visit with BioLife representatives in Booth 107, and also at the BioLife sponsored Cocktail Reception on October 1st @ 5:50 pm.

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TERMIS Webinar: “Biopreservation: Cryopreservation and Non-Frozen Storage for GMP Regenerative Medicine.”

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Thursday, August 7th – Aby J. Mathew PhD, BioLife Solutions Inc.

Webinar announcement from Chris Gemmiti, PhD, TERMIS

Please join me for our next Commercialization TWIG webinar on Thursday August 7th at 12PM PDT / 3PM EDT, where Aby J. Mathew PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of BioLife Solutions Inc will be presenting “Biopreservation: Cryopreservation and Non-Frozen Storage for GMP Regenerative Medicine.” The presentation will last about 30 minutes, with ample time for Q&A.

Attendance is limited to 25, and you must register in advance so that I can send you the password. Registering takes less than one minute and can be done here:

TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society) is an international learned society. Its goal is the worldwide advancement of both the science and technology of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The Society promotes education and research within the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine through regular meetings, publications and other forms of communication. The Society also serves as an international forum to promote the informed discussion of challenges and therapeutic benefits of the application of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine technologies.

Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress 2014

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The Westin Copley Place, Boston
September 15-16, 2014

The 6th annual Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress is North America’s leading commercial stem cells event for biotechs, academia, government and CMOs to talk about process enhancement, innovative technology and business development.

From regulation, approaches to alternative regenerative medicine, and the latest exciting developments in iPS cells, the Congress provides opportunities and strategies for biotechs and their partners. This event is co-located with World Cord Blood Congress 2014.

Please visit BioLife Solutions @ Booth #19.

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IBC’s 4th Annual Cell Therapy Bioprocessing Conference

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September 15-16, 2014
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, Arlington, VA

IBC’s Cell Therapy Bioprocessing conference has a reputation of providing a first-rate faculty of participants, who collectively share perspectives and lessons learned from detailed case studies to help overcome challenges, develop strategies and implement technologies to propel this field towards commercial sustainability. This meeting continues to serve as a bridge to help companies move their cell therapies from laboratory to commercial scale because it is committed to establishing cell therapies as a viable and profitable industry.

Aby J. Mathew, Ph.D., Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, BioLife Solutions, Inc. will present Biopreservation and Biologistics – Points of Risk in the Cell/Tissue Life Cycle during the BioLife sponsored Biopreservation and Product Stability Considerations for GMP Session on September 16th.

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2nd BioLogistics Summit

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Mission Valley
San Diego, CA

June 16-18, 2014

The 2nd BioLogistics Summit will tackle the key challenges associated with the handling, storing, manufacturing and distribution of biologics.

BioLife Solutions’ President and CEO, Mike Rice, will present “Intelligent, Informed, Precise Clinical Materials Management” during the 2:00 PM session on Day 1 of the main conference (June 17th). In addition, BioLife will host the official Networking Drinks Reception, 5:00-6:30 PM, following the close of Day 1. Attendees may also visit with BioLife representatives in Booth 8 during exhibition hours.

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12th International Cord Blood Symposium

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June 5-7, 2014
Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

The 12th International Cord Blood Symposium is the premier event bringing together leaders and experts in the areas of Stem Cell Transplantation, Regenerative Medicine, Cellular Therapies, and Cord Blood Banking. The scientific program will provide the most up-to-date advancements in these areas, with the vision that education will support future advancement.

Please visit with BioLife Solutions representatives at Booths 202 & 204 to see the newest biopreservation tools in our product line.

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CRYO 2014 – World Forum on Biology

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Savannah, GA
May 31-June 4, 2014

The Society for Cryobiology and The Society for In Vitro Biology welcome you to participate in the 2014 World Forum on Biology which will be held from May 31 – June 4, 2014 in Savannah, Georgia at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. This will be the first time that SIVB and SfC have joined their scientific efforts and you won’t want to miss this exciting collaboration! This international meeting’s program will focus on both plant and animal cryobiology, cell culture and biotechnology.

BioLife’s Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Aby J. Mathew, will chair Session 6, Titled: Are Cryobiologists and Everyone Else Speaking Different Languages? – Bridging the GMP/Biobanking/Clinical Gap. This session is intended to facilitate discussion between non-cryobiologists that seek improved methods for biopreservation of cells/tissues for clinical/biobanking/manufacturing applications, and cryobiologists who focus on the science of biopreservation.

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