Sponsor the ABLE Bioskills Symposium

Aug 19, 2024 – Aug 21, 2024

THE WESTIN BEALE MEMPHIS HOTEL
170 LT George W. Lee
MEMPHIS, TN 38103

Agenda

VERY PRELIMINARY AGENDA - SUBJECT TO CHANGE! (LOOK FOR MORE UPDATES IN JUNE)

EARLY BIRD PRICING IS NOW OPEN AS OF JUNE 11TH FOR REGULAR, ASSOCIATE AND NON-MEMBERS UNDER THE EVENT CATEGORY

Sunday, August 18, 2024      

Set up at MERI Lab for Training Session

Bus transportation pick up for MERI Lab

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM.   (TBD)

Registration for Training Session ( a cost will be associated with the training session ) 

To Sign up for the training Session please contact Pat at info@ablebioskills.com to register and make arrangements to be 1 of the 25 attending.  The cost of this session will be $250 for members and $400 for non members.  We will also have a bundling price if you are going to attend the symposium as well.  That pricing FOR EARLY BIRD PRICING will be $745 for members and $1050 for non members. (We are working on our new website so this pricing for the training session is not ready yet TO REGISTER ON LINE but please get your name on the list of attendees and Pat will work with you on the rest at info@ablebioskills.com ). Thanks for your understanding.

Bioskills Lab Technician Training Session / Entry Level Classes / Trainer:  Jesse Truett

Track 1 -  Proper use of PPE, Gowning and Gloving

Track 2 - Hands on Class to Learn Basic General Instrumentation needed in Bioskills labs

Track 3 - Science of Suturing, Learn the various types of sutures and closure techniques using cadaveric tissue ( suturing kit to take home for practice)

Track 4 - Tricks and Hacks Session

Bioskills Assessment at completion of course along with your being given your Completion Certificate to take home.

Monday, August 19, 2024

Hands on Training for Bioskills Advancement

We have created the four tracks to cater to those at an entry skills level and/or those new to the Bioskills profession. 1.3, 2.3, 3.3, and 4.3 will be limited to a group of 25 people.  If you are interested, this will be on a first come first serve basis and we ask that you email your name and interest to the info@ablebioskills.com email address to sign up.  Your email acceptance will be your entry into these 4 sessions.  You will need to attend all four (4) sessions to qualify for the certificates.  (ABLE will be providing bus transportation to the MERI lab from the hotel and back)

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Breakfast & Registration  /  MERI LAB

7:00 AM – 0:00 PM

(1 of 4 TRACKS TESTING) Certificate of Completion following all 4 Tracks.

Speaker:  Judy Roark

Staffing:

Monday, August 19, 2024

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Symposium Committee Meeting

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Symposium Registration & Exhibitor Table Set up

Day 1: Tuesday, August 20, 2024 (Westin Beale Memphis Hotel)

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM   Registration / Breakfast        

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Welcome & Introduction - David Breedlove, Symposium Chair
Lecture Room / Room: 

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

GROUP ICE BREAKER  

Introduction & Moderator:

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presidents Message - The Future of ABLE / Facility Certification / Location for 2025 / Announce bids for 2026?  

Speaker:  Kelley Bennett, ABLE President

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Break & Exhibits /  Room: 

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM  

The Punctuation, Purpose and Power of Bioskills Workers

Speaker: Tonya Andrews, PLPC, NCC, CTP

Moderator: Robin Bozarth

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Lunch / Exhibits  /  Room: 

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM   Introduction of and transition to all Breakout Sessions 

New Training Tools, The Business of Bioskills & Facility Certification.  Choose the track that suites your Bioskills needs from the business side to the technical side.  Let your interest or job requirements guide your choice. 

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION # 1 :

1.1 Breakout Session  -  New Training Tools  / Room:  

Go Green Solutions, Tissue Preservation Method

Speaker:  Braxton Albritton

Introduction & Moderator:  

1.2 Breakout Session  - The Business of Bioskills  /  Room:  

Get Great at Referrals & Introductions

Speaker: Chris Lynch

Moderator: 

1.3 Breakout Session  - Facility Certification / Auditing /  Room:  

Speaker:

Moderator: 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION # 2:

2.1 Breakout Session  -  Mobile CT Scanning  /  Room: 

Speaker: 

Moderator:  

2.2  Breakout Session: Compassion Fatique/Self Compassion  /  Room: ()

Speakers: Tonya Andrews

Introduction & Moderator: Robin Bozarth

2.3  Breakout Session: Safety and Compliance   /  Room: ()

Speaker: 

Moderator: 

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Break & Exhibits / Room:  ()

Main Lecture Hall - Room: ()

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Donor Impact on Bioskills

Speaker:  Chris Bond, Medtronics

 Moderator: 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Day 1 Closing Remarks - Kelley Bennett, ABLE President

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Reception: Westin Beahl Memphis Hotel

JOIN US! 

Plan on having some fun with a Tennessee barbeque, Dance Floor with a DJ, maybe a little cornhole competition and a photo shoot area.

Day 2: Wednesday, August 21, 2024

8:00AM  -  8:45 AM

Breakfast / Exhibits

8:00 AM – 3:15 PM
Exhibit Hours

Room:

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM    Housekeeping Announcements - 

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM   Texas State Anatomical Board Discussion

Speaker:  Dr. Aaron Ali

Introduction: 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM     

 Curiousity Killed The Cat  -  Answers to your most interesting questions!

Returning on demand from last year's meeting. Ask those burning questions anonymously and hear the open floor discussion answers.

Speakers: Kelley Bennett & Robin Bozarth

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Bioskills vs Hotel Labs or Trucks Panel

Panel Speakers:

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM.  Lunch / Exhibits  / Room:  ()

12:45 PM - 12:55 AM     Transition to Breakout Sessions

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM 

3.1 Breakout Session/ Room: 

Speaker:  

Introduction & Moderator: 

3.2 Breakout Session:  Insurance / Room: 

Speaker:  

Moderator: 

3.3 Breakout Session:   Details of Certification Process: Room:  

Speaker: 

Moderator: 

1:50 PM Transition to Breakout Session #4

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Breakout Sessions #4

4.1  Breakout Session:    Bioskills Dictionary / Room: 

Speakers: 

Introduction & Moderator: 

4.2  Breakout Session:   / Room: 

Speakers:

Moderator: 

4.3 Breakout Session:  Details of Certification Process (Q & A) / Room: 

Speaker: 

Moderator: 

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM     Break / Refreshments

3:15 PM     Exhibit Breakdown

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

Closing Remarks - Kelley Bennett

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ABLE Members Annual Meeting  (Institutional Members & Reg Members Only)  

Includes: 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 

ABLE Board of Directors Meeting - 

Hotel Info

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS:

The Symposium and all events will be held at:

The Westin Memphis BeaLE Street ("Hotel"), 170 LT. George W. Lee, Memphis, TN ( 901-334-5902)

Registrants will be responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

SPECIAL RATES: ABLE has a block of rooms until Thursday,  July 28, 2024 with a reduced rate of $189.00 on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel. The Hotel's room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 18.25%) PLUS $2.00 Tourism Tax in effect at the time of check out.

Book your group rate by clicking here:  https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1715280631810&key=GRP

INDIVIDUAL RESERVATION CANCELLATIONS:

To avoid a one night’s room and tax charge, reservations must be canceled at least twenty (21) days prior to scheduled arrival.

Hotel Parking:

Valet parking is $36 per day per vehicle, Self parking is available through the attached garage for typically $15 for 8 hours and $36 overnight pricing; however, price varies during events at the Fedex Forum.

AIRPORT INFORMATION:

Main Airport: Memphis International Airport

Distance: 18 Minutes (11 miles)

Transportation is not provided to and from any airports from the hotel. 

Most guest use Uber of Lyft to get to the hotel unless they rent a car.  

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Register as a Sponsor

1. Select Your Sponsorship Level

Drink Ticket Sponsor

$250.00

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Contributor: Other

$500.00

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Contributor: Reception

$500.00

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Contributor: Wi-Fi

$500.00

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Coffee Break Sponsor

$750.00

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Bronze

$1500.00

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Silver

$2500.00

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Gold

$3500.00

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Platinum

$5000.00

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Reception

$7500.00

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