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Contests and Awards

May 7, 2018

The AATB is currently accepting submissions and nominations for several opportunities. You can read a brief description of each opportunity below, and access more information and the online submission sites using the included links.


Rose Parade Sponsorship Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for AATB's Rose Parade sponsorship contest. Each year, AATB sponsors one tissue recipient from an accredited institution to have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade.

The Rose Parade provides the sponsored rider and their nominating organization with an incredible opportunity to promote the life-saving and life-enhancing power of tissue donation to a national audience.

You can nominate a tissue recipient here.

Submission Deadline: June 18th, 2018

Abstract Awards Submissions

Submissions for the AATB Abstract Awards open today. The Abstract Awards serve as a way to recognize the outstanding research being done in the tissue banking community.

One winning abstract will be selected from each of the three categories listed below for presentation at the 2018 AATB Annual Meeting. Additional abstracts from each category will also be selected for poster display at the meeting.

Award Categories:
Scientific Abstracts
Scientific Abstracts by a CTBS
Non-Scientific Abstracts
Submit your abstract for consideration here.

Submission Deadline: June 29th, 2018


Communication & Education Awards Submissions

Submissions are still being accepted for the AATB Communication & Education Awards.

The C&E Awards aim to:
Share ideas and best communication practices among AATB membership.
Reward innovation and creativity among AATB membership.
Entries can be any project, campaign, electronic or printed tool designed to educate or increase awareness about tissue donation or to lead an audience to action.

Complete your online submission here.

Submission Deadline: June 8th, 2018

For questions regarding any of these submission processes, please contact Deanna Puglia at pugliad@aatb.org.

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