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Transforming Transfusion and Celluar Therapies

Andhra Pradesh medical Council is Awarding 6 credit Hours.

TRANSCON - 2018 (oct 26th - 28th)

Annual Conference Of Indian Society Of Blood Transfusion And Immunohematology

Dear Friends,

The 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology will be held from 26th to 28th October 2018 at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Transcon is an important platform for sharing of scientific and clinical expertise amongst transfusion medicine specialists. It is being Organized every year since 1972.

Transcon 2018 is a Three-day programme that includes the following activities:

  • Scientific sessions
  • Panel Discussions
  • Oral Research Papers and Poster Presentations
  • Case Reports
  • Medical Products Exhibition
  • ISBTI Annual Awards
  • Release of the Souvenir Book

Over the years, 'Transcon' has become the most awaited annual event in Transfusion Medicine that gives participants a platform to exchange ideas, discover novel opprtunities, reacquaint with colleagues, meet new friends, and broaden their knowledge so that the burning issues in the field of Transfusion Medicine are addressed.



Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach

Novotel Varun Beach is located on the prestigious RK Beach. It become a symbolic landmark with all rooms and guest facilities. Spare contemporary design makes your room a calm haven, and picture windows offer you dazzling Bay of Bengal views. Rise and shine with a dip in the infinity pool and breakfast with an ocean backdrop at the lavish Indian and Western buffet. Pamper yourself at the fully equipped spa or enjoy a drink at The Bar.

Organising Committee


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Dr.K.Srinivasa Murthy


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Vice Chairperson

Dr.I.S.Chaitanya Kumar

M. D. (Transfusion Medicine)

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Organising Secretary


M. D.(Transfusion Medicine)

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Joint Organising Secretary



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Technical Supervisor

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Conference Advisor

M. Satish Kumar

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

Awards & Oration


ISBTI Fellowships & Awards

ISBTI Fellowships

To encourage best quality scientific work in the field of Transfusion Medicine, the organizing committee of Transcon is happy to announce three Travelling Fellowships. ISBTI Young scientist Fellowship: The participants should be less than 45 years of age and should submit age proof duly attested.

ISBTI PG Fellowship: Post graduate students enrolled only in Transfusion Medicine courses (MD, DNB) will be eligible. The students will have to submit a forwarding letter from the head of the department mentioning bonafide nature of the applicant.

ISBTI Technologist Fellowship: any technologist working in licensed blood bank from India may apply for this fellowship. The technologist should submit a forwarding letter from the In Charge / Medical Director of blood bank. The above fellowship will be decided onthe basis of submitted abstract. Organizing committee will take care of the travel (3 tier AC), accommodation n a decent hotel, complementary registration and a certificate will be given to winners during inaugural function The applicant for these fellowships will have to send a forwarding letter mentioning their intention to participate in fellowship competitions. Participants will have to submit respective proof to obtain a particular fellowship.

Other Prizes:
  1. Best Poster Award
  2. Best Oral Presentation Award
  3. Quiz prizes

ISBTI Awards

The following awards have been constituted for the members of ISBTI who take keen interest in the activities of the society.

J.R. Jolly Award: This award is meant for the individual who has made significant contribution in research, teaching and training in the field of Transfusion Medicine.

A.N. Kashyap Award: This award would be presented to individual social worker who has amply demonstrated his brilliance in the motivational aspect of the voluntary blood donation program.

Prof. J. G. Jolly Award: This award would be given for the most outstanding motivational work in the field of voluntary blood donation.

ISBTI Institutional Award: This award would be presented to the medical institute/ blood centre which has established innovative ideas in the field of voluntary blood donation or in scientific research of Transfusion Medicine.

ISBTI Best Chapter Award: This award would be presented to ISBTI Chapter who has done meritorious work in the field of donor motivation and or scientific/ academic activities for the year 2016-2017.

ISBTI Oration Award: The ISBTI Oration award will be offered to the ISBTI members for the life – time achievement in the field of scientific research, teaching/ training or donor motivation. The President and the Secretary General may propose the name for the Oration, which should be approved by the Governing Body of ISBTI.

H.D. Shouri Award: This award is in the memory of Late Sh. H.D. Shouri who made invaluable contribution for blood safety. This award will be presented to Young Scientist below the age of forty who has made innovative ideas/ research in the field of Transfusion Medicine, newer technique for effective donor motivation or blood bank technician who has done remarkable work in his field.

Dr Usha Gupta Award: This award has been instituted by Dr. Gupta’s husband and would be given to three most dedicated individuals working for blood transfusion service, one doctor, one technician and one donor motivator.

Registration Details


Instructions for registration
  • Registration is mandatory for all including faculty.
  • For Post Graduate Students confirmation letter from the HOD is mandatory and the same should be mailed to transcon2018vizag@gmail.com. PG students without confirmation letter will be considered as non PG member for registration.
  • All transactions allowed only through payment gateway.
  • Only Cash / Card Swipe will be accepted for spot registration at the venue.
  • Online Registration will be available up to 15th October 2018.
  • Only registered delegates will be allowed to attend the scientific session. Accompanying persons are entitled to social programs and not the Scientific Sessions.
  • Please inform us at the earliest in case of any discrepancies in your registration details, which would allow error free registration.
Registration Fee
Registration Fee in INR Early Bird Standard Spot
Till 10-09-2018 Till 30-09-2018
ISBTI MEMBERS 4000 4500 6500
NON ISBTI DELEGATE 4500 5000 7000
PG / DNB STUDENTS 2500 3000 5000
*Accompanying persons - Delegate kit will not be provided
*Convenience Fee - 2.99%



About Andhra Pradesh


Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is situated on the southeastern coast of the country. On 2 June 2014, the north-western portion of Andhra Pradesh was separated to form a new state of Telangana.

The state has a coastline of 974 km, the second longest coastline among the states of India.The Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati is one of the world's most visited religious sites. Other pilgrimage centers in Andhra Pradesh include the Srikalahasteeswara Temple at Srikalahasti, the Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga at Srisailam, the Ameen Peer Dargah in Kadapa, the Mahachaitya at Amaravathi, the Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada, and Prasanthi Nilayam in Puttaparthi.

State's natural attractions include the beaches of Visakhapatnam, hill stations such as the Araku Valley and Horsley Hills, and the island of Konaseema in the Godavari River delta.

The state possesses some rare and endemic plants like Cycas beddomei, Pterocarpus santalinus, Terminalia pallida, Syzygium alternifolium, Shorea talura, Shorea tumburgia, Psilotum nudum.

The diversity of fauna includes tigers, panthers, hyenas, black bucks, cheetals, sambars, sea turtles and a number of birds and reptiles. The estuaries of river Godavari and Krishna support rich mangrove forests with fishing cats and otters as keystone species



About Vizag



Visakhapatnam also known as Vizag and Waltair is the largest city and the financial capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Its geographical location is amidst the Eastern Ghats and the coast of the Bay of Bengal.

The city is home to the oldest shipyard and the only natural harbour on the east coast of India. Visakhapatnam Port is the fifth-busiest cargo port in India, and the city is home to the headquarters of the Indian Navy's Eastern Command.

Visakhapatnam is one of the main tourist destinations in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The city is famous for its beaches, caves and the Eastern Ghats as well as wildlife sanctuaries. About 30% of the city is covered with greenery.

The landmarks of the city include Dolphin's Nose Lighthouse, Kailasagiri, Beach Road. etc.

The diversity of fauna includes tigers, panthers, hyenas, black bucks, cheetals, sambars, sea turtles and a number of birds and reptiles. The estuaries of river Godavari and Krishna support rich mangrove forests with fishing cats and otters as keystone species