A one-day symposium on Perioperative Patient Blood Management was held on October 19, 2013 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia, before the the Annual Scientific Meeting and Trade Exhibition of the HAA (Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion and the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis). This pre-congress satellite symposium was jointly organized by ANZSBT and NATA.

The following lectures were presented: