Winter Meeting 2019

Winter Meeting 2019

Winter Meeting 2019



Preliminary program outline Thursday and Friday


Thursday, January 24
Start End Event
10:00 18:00 Registration desk open
13:00 14:00 Meet and greet Lunch
14:00 15:30
Opening and Plenary Session I
  • Opening
    By G. Laufer (Vienna, Austria)
  • International cooperation in organ donation and transplantation in the ET Countries: the 2018 figures
    By U. Samuel (Leiden, the Netherlands)
  • Director’s update
    By P. Branger (Leiden, the Netherlands)
  • Xenotransplantation – where are we now
    By E. Wolf (Munich, Germany)
  • Organ donation in Russia – achievements in the last years
    By M. Minina (Moscow, Russia)
15:30 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 18:00
Workshop session I: Kidney / Liver / Registry

Kidney workshop

Chair: F. Bemelman (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

  • Pediatric patients
    By. B. Tönshoff (Heidelberg, Germany)
  • A new kidney allocation scheme in the UK
    By L. Mumford (Bristol, United Kingdom)
  • High Urgent cases discussion
    By I. Tieken (Leiden, the Netherlands)

Liver workshop

Chair: M. Guba (Munich, Germany)

  • Predictors of successful delisting of liver transplant candidates
    By T. Soliman (Vienna, Austria)
  • Topic to be announced
    Speaker to be invited
  • Interactive session – High Urgency requests
    By L. Pietersen (Leiden, the Netherlands)

Registry workshop

Chair: M. van Meel (Leiden, the Netherlands)

  • Impact of the GDPR on the registry of Eurotransplant
    By M. van Meel (Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Impact of GDPR on EBMT registry
    By I. Bargalló Arraut (Barcelona, Spain)
19:00 22:00 Get together Dinner
Venue: In-house Alpstube Restaurant at Hotel Alphof, Dorf 486, 6236 Alpbach
Friday, January 25
Start End Event
08:00 13:00 Registration desk open
09:00 11:00
Workshop session II: combined Thoracic and Ethics / Pancreas

Thoracic / Ethics workshop

Chair: M. De Pauw (Ghent, Belgium) and A. Zuckermann (Vienna, Austria)

  • Heart Donation after Circulatory Death: the Liège Protocol
    By D. Ledoux (Liège, Belgium)
  • Heart Donation after Circulatory Death: from theory to practice
    By J. Defraigne (Liège, Belgium)
  • Update HDCD transplantation and machine perfusion in Austria
    By A. Zuckermann (Vienna, Austria)
  • Ethical aspects of DCD heart transplants
    By M. Bos (Engwierum, the Netherlands)
  • Topic discussion

Pancreas workshop

Chair: C. Margreiter (Innsbruck, Austria)

  • Treatment of problematic glycemic controle
    By B. Keymeulen (Brussels, Belgium)
  • The many faces of physical frailty and fitness in pancreas transplantation, a patient-oriented approach
    By R. Pol (Groningen, the Netherlands)
11:00 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 13:00
Plenary session II & Closing

Chair: S. Vogelaar (Leiden, the Netherlands)

  • Effects of machine perfusion on DCD donation: Benefit or Burden
    – Abdominal organs
    By R. Porte (Groningen, the Netherlands)
    – Thoracic organs
    By A. Zuckermann (Vienna, Austria)
  • Topic discussion
  • Closing remarks
    By B. Meiser (Munich, Germany)
13:00 14:00 Closing lunch