About

The European and International transplant community gathers at the ESOT Congress. Thousands of on-site and online participants will take part in this exciting “must attend” biennial congress that showcases the latest research and innovation in transplantation. 

The ESOT Congress takes a multidisciplinary approach, supported by respected leaders in the field, to serve as the leading platform in transplantation. It is the event where the latest trends are discussed, scientific advances are presented, cutting-edge education is offered, and networking at an international level is nurtured.

The ESOT Congress 2019 in numbers

3447

Participants

87

Countries

375

Paying online participants

1718

Abstracts submitted

17

Sponsors

67%

Mobile App Adoption Rate

+2000

Facebook and Youtube viewers

42

Exhibiting companies

4856

Tweets using #ESOT2019

5,658,329

Potential impact

1,103,880

Potential reach

1,098

Contributors

4.42

Tweets per contributor

1,005.36

Average followers per contributor

CODE OF PRACTICE

Guidelines for interaction between ESOT and Industry

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Principles and values

Guidelines for participation and open dialogue with all stakeholders

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Who should attend

We welcome all health care professionals and researchers with an interest in transplantation.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Transplant patients
  • Transplant surgeons
  • Physicians of all fields with and interest in transplantation
  • Coordinators, nurses, dieticians
  • General surgeons and clinicians with an interest in transplantation
  • Transplant scientists
  • Nutrition and rehabilitation specialists
  • Transplant pharmacists
  • Ethicists and psychologists

Healthcare professionals with an involvement in the treatment of organ failure, cell therapy, tissue and regenerative medicine and warmly welcome to our congress.

Why you should attend

  • Be inspired
  • Drive progress
  • Explore the cutting-edge of our current practice and achievements
  • Discuss with experts and innovative thinkers about Why and Why Not?
  • Interact with peers and pave the way forward together
  • Understand the latest trends of basic and translational science
  • Explore how to manage your career development
  • Attend dedicated tracks to maximise the learning process
  • Share your research and be selected for focused discussions – guided and instructed by key transplant professionals

Committees

ESOT Congress Chairs

Maria Rosa Costanzo, Chicago, USA
Umberto Cillo, Padova, Italy

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs

Luciano Potena, Bologna, Italy
Raj Thuraisingham, London, UK

Christian Benden, Zurich, Switzerland Ugo Boggi, Pisa, Italy Umberto Cillo, Padova, Italy  Stephan Ensminger, Lubeck, Germany  Christine Falk, Hannover, Germany  Anna Forsberg, Lund, Sweden Amelia J. Hessheimer, Barcelona, Spain  Martin Hoogduijn, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Sarah Hosgood, Cambridge, UK  Ina Jochmans, Leuven, Belgium Julie Kerr-Conte, Lille, France Katja Kotsch, Berlin, Germany  Pascal Leprince, Paris, France Fiona Loud, St Albans, UK Dominique Martin, Geelong, Australia  Robert Minnee, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Rainer Oberbauer, Vienna, Austria  Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh, UK David Paredes, Barcelona, Spain Stephen Pettit, Cambridge, UK  Jacopo Romagnoli, Rome, Italy Faouzi Saliba, Paris, France Stefan Schneeberger, Innsbruck, Austria  Dimitrios Stamatialis, Enschede, the Netherlands Luca Toti, Rome, Italy

THE ESOT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2019 – 2021

Vassilios Papalois, President
Stefan Schneeberger, Past President
Luciano Potena, President-Elect
Gabriel Oniscu, Secretary
Olivier Thaunat, Treasurer

WITH COUNCILLORS:

Oriol Bestard, Barcelona, Spain John Boletis, Athens, Greece Umberto Cillo, Padova, Italy  Frank Dor, London, UK Ina Jochmans, Leuven, Belgium Nicos Kessaris, London, UK  Hanne Scholz, Oslo, Norway

And

Ivan Knezevic, ECTTA Chair Robert Langer, EKITA Chair Wojciech Polak, ELITA Chair Eelco de Koning, EPITA Chair Nichon Jansen, EDTCO Chair Emma Massey, ELPAT Chair  Martin Hoogduijn, ECTORS Chair Gerald Brandacher, VCA Chair Katja Kotsch, BSC Chair  Raj Thuraisingham, EC Chair Anna Forsberg, ETAHP Chair Sushma Shankar, YPT Chair

ESOT CEO

Luca Segantini