Plenary Session 1

Improving Patient Outcomes - Organ Donation
July 2, 2018 | 11:45–13:15

Rafael Matesanz, Spain

Founder, National Transplant Organization

Challenges to improving deceased organ donation - past, present and future

Carmen Peralta, Spain

Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS)

Molecular therapeutic targets to minimize ischemia reperfusion injury

Peter J. Friend, UK

Professor of Transplantation, University of Oxford

Normothermic perfusion – Will it live up to its promise



Plenary Session 2

Future Developments in Transplantation - From Immunotherapy to Tissue Engineering
July 3, 2018 | 11:45–13:15

Shimon Sakaguchi, Japan

Distinguished Professor, Osaka University

The Development and Function of Treg

Marcela V. Maus, USA

Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital

CAR T cells - Lesson Learned from Cancer Immunotherapy

Martin Fussenegger, Switzerland

Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering , ETH Zurich

Synthetic Biology-Inspired Designer Cell-Based Therapies

Plenary Session 3

How Will Big Data Transform Medicine and Transplantation
July 5, 2018 | 11:30–13:00

Tom Bradicich, USA

Vice President and General Manager for Servers, Converged Edge, and IoT Systems, HP Enterprise

How HP Enterprise's Moonshot & Edgeline Systems can be applied to the needs in global transplantation

Atul Butte, USA

Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

How can we use large data in medicine

Dorry Segev, USA

Associate Vice Chair for Research, Johns Hopkins Medicine

What Does Large Data Tell Us in Transplantation


Important Dates

  • Extended to December 6, 2017!
    Abstract submission deadline
  • December 8, 2017
    Application for Awards deadline
  • February 15, 2018
    Communication to submitter on approved / rejected abstracts
  • March 1, 2018
    Deadline for presenter registration (early-bird deadline)

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