CRB Announces Laboratory Management and Leadership Development Workshop

CRB Laboratory Management and Leadership Development Workshop

Saturday, August 10, 2024
Embassy Suites by Hilton Grapevine DFW Airport North
Grapevine, Texas

Relate, motivate, elevate, and celebrate…

Registration is now open!

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Schedule and Faculty:

Friday, August 9, 2024

5:30-7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Saturday, August 10, 2024

7:00-8:00 a.m.
7:30-8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
By Charlene Alouf, Ph.D., HCLD/TS(ABB)
8:00-10:00 a.m.
Daring to Lead: Building a Learning, Cohesive, and Successful Team
By Marlane Angle, Ph.D., HCLD/CC(ABB), and Sangita K. Jindal, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB)
10:00-10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Crossing the Aisle – Effective Collaboration with Physicians, Clinical Staff, and Administrators
By William Venier, M.Sc., ELD/TS(ABB)
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Expecting the Unexpected – Staffing Models, Daily Scheduling, and Staff Support
By William Venier, M.Sc., ELD/TS(ABB)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Buffet Lunch and Roundtable Discussions
1:00-3:00 p.m.
I Didn’t Go to School for This – Governance, Business Management, and Strategic Operations Within the Lab Team
By Alison Bartolucci, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), and Sangita K. Jindal, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB)
3:00-3:15 p.m.
3:15-4:15 p.m.
Systems Checks – Lab Performance Assessment, Regulatory Issues, and Troubleshooting
By Michael D. Baker, Ph.D., HCLD/TS(ABB)
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion Moderated 
By Charlene Alouf, Ph.D., HCLD/TS(ABB)

Complete Topic List | Workshop Faculty | CRB Leadership Workshop flyer (pdf)

Audience: The workshop is intended for emerging leaders in the embryology laboratory, but team members at all levels from the bench to laboratory directors will benefit.

Why Attend? You’ve studied hard to attain a wealth of technical knowledge and skills. You’ve progressed in your career. Now how do you motivate your team, stay in compliance, and maintain a culture of excellence, all while dealing with staffing shortages and other challenges? The CRB’s new workshop will give you tools to succeed and the opportunity to connect with peers facing the same challenges in the lab.

Continuing Education: PEER (American Board of Bioanalysis) program approval pending for 8.5 contact hours. In addition, contact hours earned can be used to satisfy CE requirements in the states of California, Florida, Louisiana, and Montana.

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Grapevine DFW Airport North

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Grapevine DFW Airport North (2401 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051) is located three miles from DFW International Airport. The Embassy Suites is next door to Bass Pro Shops, under a mile from Grapevine Mills mall including the Dallas LEGOLAND, and historic downtown Grapevine is a ten-minute drive. Enjoy access to the hotel’s free airport shuttle, daily made-to-order breakfast, complimentary evening reception, indoor pool, and fitness center. Onsite dining options include a marketplace café with Starbucks coffee, a casual restaurant serving contemporary American cuisine, and room service.

Hotel Reservations at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Grapevine DFW Airport North

The AAB/CRB group rate is $160 single/$170 double occupancy plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 13%). Guestroom rates are good two (2) days pre and post meeting dates. Make your hotel reservations online or by calling (972)724-2600. Ask for rooms reserved for the CRB Leadership Workshop. July 21, 2024, is the deadline for guaranteed availability of hotel rooms. We anticipate that the room block will fill up fast, so reserve your room early. Contact Ethan Thomason at the AAB office if you have any problems reserving a room: (314)241-1445.

IMPORTANT: The Hilton also operates an Embassy Suites DFW Airport South on West Airport Freeway in Irving, Texas. PLEASE BE SURE TO ARRANGE TRANSPORTATION TO THE EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON GRAPEVINE DFW NORTH, 2401 BASS PRO DRIVE, GRAPEVINE, TX 76051.

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