• Kidney Tx Nephrology
    Kidney Tx Surgery
    Organ Donation and Critical Care
    Transplant Nursing
    Corneal Transplantation
    Liver Transplantation
    Transplant Hepatology
    UEMS CETC Exam Prep Course

    * Detailed program will be announced soon.




    OCTOBER 18, 2018
    08:00 - 09:30  
      SESSION 1
      Struggling with barriers to maximise organ donor pool
      Chairs: İsmail Cinel, Turkey / Mustafa Kemal Bayar, Turkey
      Withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatments in low-middle-income versus high-income Asian countries and regions
    Yaseen Arabi, Saudi Arabia
      Controlled donation after circulatory death in The Netherlands: more organ, more efforts
    Nichon Jansen, The Netherlands
      Evolution of deceased organ donation activity versus efficiency over 15 year period: international comparison
    Danica Avsec, Slovenia
    10:00 - 11:30  
      SESSION 2
      Pushing the limits of high-risk deceased donor organ utilisation
      Chairs: Katayoun Najafizadeh, Iran / Levent Yücetin, Turkey
    Cristopher Watson, UK
      New frontiers and therapeutic interventions: machine perfusion
    15:30 - 17:00  
      SESSION 3
      Innovations in ICU practice and changing mindset
      Chairs: Francesco Procaccio, Italy / Necmettin Ünal, Turkey
      Shifting paradigm: from No Code and DNR to goals of Care policies
    Yaseen Arabi, Saudi Arabia
      Imminent brain death: point of departure for potential heart beating organ donor recognition
    Nichon Jansen, The Netherlands
      An interdisciplinary response to contemporary concerns about brain death determination
    17:00 - 18:30 DR. ARASH PIRAT SESSION
      SESSION 4
      Donor management (controversial topics)
      Chairs: Mehmet Uyar, Turkey / Tuğhan Utku, Turkey
      Hemodynamic evaluation and management
    Levent Döşemeci, Turkey
      Respiratory care and mechanical ventilation
    Murat Yılmaz, Turkey
      Endocrinologic and metabolic management
    Simru Tuğrul, Turkey
      Selected abstract presentation
    OCTOBER 19, 2018
    08:00 - 09:30 PARALLEL SESSION
      SESSION 5
      Brain death determination (unresolved issues)
      Chairs: Atilla Ramazanoğlu, Turkey / Ferda Kahveci, Turkey
      Apnea test (physiology, techniques, complications)
    Işıl Özkoçak, Turkey
      Confirmatory tests: necessary for every case?
    Murat Arsava, Turkey
      Devastating cerebral lesions in ICU and brain death: predictable factors of potential organ donation
    Francesco Procaccio, Italy
    08:00 - 09:30  
      SESSION 6
      Dillema’s in psychosocial screening of living donors: lessons learned from challenging cases
      Chairs: Emma Massey, The Netherlands / Frank Dor, UK
      Lessons learned in Innsbruck
    Martin Kumnig, Austria
      Lesson learned in Lisbon
    Ines Mega, Portugal
      Lessons learned in Rotterdam
    Sohal Ismail, The Netherlands
    10:00 - 11:30  
      SESSION 7
      Research on the organ trade
      Chairs: Frederike Ambagtsheer, The Netherlands / Alireza Bagheri, Iran
      The human organ trade: lessons learned from fieldwork researchFrederike Ambagtsheer, The Netherlands
      People smuggling and the organ trade on the Central Mediterranean route
    Sean Columb, UK
      Transplant Tourism Following the Declaration of Istanbul
    Meteb AlBugami, Saudi Arabia
    15:30 - 17:00  
      SESSION 8
      Ethical and legal challenges of donation after circulatory death
      Chairs: Antonia Cronin, UK / Hakan Ertin, Turkey
      DCD in Europe according to the Maastricht criteria
    Nichon Jansen, The Netherlands
      DCD: Ethical challenge
    Anne Dalle Ave, Switzerland
      Ante-mortem interventions to optimise donations after circulatory death
    Antonia Cronin, UK
    OCTOBER 20, 2018
    08:00 - 09:30  
      SESSION 9
      Leading practices: end-of-life conversations with families of potential donors
      Chairs Nuria Masnou, Spain / N. Defne Altıntaş, Turkey
      US Experience
      Europe Experience
    Franz Immer, Switzerland
      Iran Experience
    Omid Ghobadi, Iran
    10:00 - 11:30  
      SESSION 10
      Flip side of the coin: transplant related crimes and unethical practices
      Chairs: Emma Massey, The Netherlands (to be confirmed) / Ashot Sarkissian, Armenia
      Approach of journalists’ to transplant related crimes
    Ferhat Boratav, Turkey
      Lessons learned from the new edition of Declaration of Istanbul
    Mona Alrukhaimi, UAE
      Impact of Health Ministers’ Summit on global health diplomacy to combat transplant related crimes
    Eyüp Kahveci, Turkey
    15:30 - 17:00  
      SESSION 11
      Organ donation: the balance of supply and demand
      Chairs: Franz Immer, Switzerland / Melda Türkoğlu, Turkey
      Changing the consent system: France experience
    Name Surname, Country (name to be announced)
      Pushing the boundaries in high risk donors
    Francesco Procaccio, Italy
      Matching donor organ and recipient: management of the waiting list and allocation policies
    Axel Rahmel, Germany
    17:00 - 18:30  
      SESSION 12
      Specialization in transplant coordination
      Chairs: Ata Bozoklar, Turkey
      Deceased donor transplant coordinator
    Nuria Masnou, Spain
      Living donor transplant coordinator
    Levent Yücetin, Turkey
      Tissue and cell donor coordinator
    Small Intestine
    Composite Tissues
    Immunology and challenges
    New transplant technologies
    Transplant nursing


    Ethical and legal aspects
    Financial aspects
    Transplant management
    Challenges in emerging countries
    Preventing and combatting transplant related crimes

    * Detailed scientific program will be announced soon.

  • Organ Donation Half-Maraton Run
    1st International Organ Donation Cartoon Contest Award Ceremony and Exhibition
    2nd International Organ Donation Poster Competition Top 100 Exhibition