WAA Congress

WWA and American Society for Apheresis Joint Congress, San Fransico April 2-5th 2014
The 15th WAA Congress will be held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco (located at 5 Embarcadero Center) on April 2-5th, 2014 as a joint conference with the ASFA annual meeting.

This partnership promises to bring an exciting international representation to the conference! Delegates of the ASFA and WAA Joint Conference will be divided between MD and/or PhD clinicians and scientists (39%) and allied health professionals (52%) who practice donor or therapeutic apheresis medicine. Other attendees will include regulatory professionals, corporate management, and marketing personnel (9%).

International Program Format:

  • Scientific Symposia
  • Educational Sessions
  • Current Issues and Developments in Therapeutic Apheresis Reimbursement
  • Oral and Poster Abstract Presentations
  • Interactive Case Studies and Discussions
  • Receptions
  • Networking Breakfast
  • ASFA Members’ Annual Business Meeting
  • Committee Meetings
  • Corporate Symposia and Commercial Tutorials
  • Trade Show
  • Graduate Medical Education Forum
  • Apheresis Review Session

Key Dates:

  • Early Bird Registration August 1, 2013 – February 24, 2014
  • ASFA & WAA Abstract Submission Site August 5, 2013 – November 4, 2013
  • ASFA & WAA Room Block August 1, 2013 – March 7, 2014
  • Late/Onsite Registration Begins February 25, 2014 – April 5, 2014


Click here to view the full ASFA & WAA Corporate Opportunities Prospectus.

Click here for more information, including how to register.

If you would like more information about how to register to attend, propose a session, recommend a speaker, submit an abstact, reserve exhibit space, book your corporate symposium or commercial tutorial, please direct your inquires to:

ASFA 2013 Conference Secretariat
Malachite Management Inc
375 West 5th Avenue Suite 201
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5Y 1J6
Phone:  604-484-2851
Fax:  604-874-4378
Email:  asfa@apheresis.org
Web:  www.apheresis.org



Previous WAA Congresses:

14th International Congress: September 13-16th, 2012; Istanbul, Turkey

13th International Congress:  September 1-4th, 2010; Interlaken, Switzerland

12th International Congress:  March 17-20th, 2009; Buenos Aires, Argentina

11th International Congress:  March 2-4th 2007; Yokohama, Japan

10th International Congress:  May 5-8, 2004; Miami Beach Florida, USA

9th International Congress:  September 7-10, 2002; Paris, France

8th International Congress:  July 25-28th, 2000; Perth, Australia

7th International Congress:  October 9-13th, 1998; Sao Paulo, Brazil

6th International Congress:  November 11-14, 1996; Florence, Italy

5th International Congress:  March 9-12th, 1994; Houston Texas, USA

4th International Congress:  June 3-5th, 1992; Sapporo, Japan

3rd International Congress:  April 9-12, 1990; Amsterdam, Netherlands

2nd International Congress:  May 18-20th, 1988; Ottawa, Canada

1st International Congress: May 20-23, 1986; Tokyo, Japan