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Detailed program Thursday

Thursday, September 22, 2022         

Please note, this program is subject to change. Check the website for regular updates.
Photo gallery: a preliminary overview of chairs & speakers.


Opening

Room: Regio 2

10:00 – 10:10Opening
Dr. Peter Branger, General Director, Eurotransplant, the Netherlands
10:10 – 10:30Directors’ report
Dr. Peter Branger, General Director, Eurotransplant, the Netherlands
Serge Vogelaar, MD, Medical Director, Eurotransplant, the Netherlands

Heart/Lung (Users) meeting

Room: Regio 1
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: Prof. Dr. Günther Laufer

10:45 – 11:15Update on lung transplant preservation strategies
Dr. Konrad Hötzenecker, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Austria
11:15 – 11:45New standards in heart preservation
Prof. Dr. Filip Rega, Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, Belgium
11:45 – 12:15Highly sensitized patients, how to deal with them?
Dr. Teresa Kauke, Klinikum der Universität München, Germany

Pancreas meeting  

Room: Regio 5
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: PD Dr. Christian Margreiter

10:45 – 11:15Immunological aspects of pancreas transplantation
Dr. Pedro Ventura-Aguiar, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain
11:15 – 11:45Donor utilization of DCD donors for pancreas and islet transplantation
Dr. Marjolein Leemkuil, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands 
11:45 – 12:15Is machine perfusion the future for pancreas transplants preservation?
Dr. Julien Branchereau, Nantes University Hospital, France

Registry meeting 

Room: Regio 2
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: Univ. Prof. Dr. Gabriela Berlakovich

GDPR: Blessing or impediment to scientific research – what should be done to keep large international registries
functioning?

10:45 – 11:00Eurotransplant Registry Advisory Committee and the impact of GDPR on the working of the Eurotransplant follow up registries
Prof. Dr. Karl Martin Wissing, UZ Brussels, Belgium
11:00- 11:20Adaptions to the registry for GDPR conformity. Perspective of the new European Health Data Space Regulation on international data exchange
Ms. Jacqui van Rens, European Cystic Fibrosis Society Patient Registry, Belgium
11:20 – 11:45Legal implications of GDPR and potential impact of European Health Data Space Regulation from a legal point of view
Ms. Svenja Arndt, ARNDT Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Germany
11:45 – 12:15Q&A session followed by panel discussion
Including Josef Stehlik, MD, University of Utah, USA and other session speakers

Lunch break 

Restaurant Nest

12:15 – 13:15


General Assembly

Room: Regio 2
13:15 – 15:15
Chair: Prof. Dr. Günther Laufer

13:15 – 13:20Opening
13:20 – 13:35Election of three members A of the Council of Medicine and Science
13:35 – 14:45Report on achievements and goals of the Eurotransplant Advisory Committees
By the chairs of the Eurotransplant Advisory Committees
14:45 – 15:00Announcement and presentation of the winner of the Eurotransplant Jon van Rood Award 2022
15:00 – 15:10Announcement election results members A of the Council of Medicine and Science
15:10 – 15:15Closing Remarks

Coffee/tea break 

Break area
15:15 – 15:45


Heart/Lung (Auditors) meeting

Room: Regio 1
15:45 – 17:15
Chair: Prof. Dr. Jan Gummert

15:45 – 16:15First results of the new HU heart criteria
Dr. Michael Berchtold-Herz, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany
16:15 – 16:45Discussion of HU Heart cases: Potential VAD dysfunction and hypoperfusion syndrome on short term assist device
Prof. Dr. Andreas Zuckermann, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Austria
16:45 – 17:15The most challenging requests for exceptional LAS status
Prof. Dr. Markus Kamler, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Germany

Kidney meeting 

Room: Regio 2
15:45 – 17:15
Chair: Prof. Dr. Michael Fischereder

15:45 – 16:10Elderly recipients and marginal kidneys benefit from HLA-DR compatible allocation (ESDP)
Prof. Dr. Hans de Fijter, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
16:10 – 16:25Imlifidase: Development Imlifidase
Dr. Christian Kjellman, Hansa Biopharma, Sweden
16:25 – 16:55Imlifidase in clinical practice: patients and delisting
Annelies de Weerd MD, PhD, Erasmus Medical Center, the Netherlands &
Dr. Dave Roelen, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
16:55 – 17:15Criteria and procedure ET Imlifidase program
Dr. Sebastiaan Heidt, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands

Data Science in Allocation 

Room: Regio 5
15:45 – 17:15
Chair: Prof. Dr. Markus Guba

15:45 – 16:30Estimating patient-donor-specific survival benefit of liver transplantation
Ilaria Prosepe, MSc., Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
16:30 – 17:15Evaluation of allocation policies through simulation
Bart Smeulders, PhD, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands

Plenary session

Room: Regio 2
17:30 – 19:00
Chair: Prof. Dr. Dirk van Raemdonck

17:30 – 18:00Xeno heart transplantation in the USA
Prof. Dr. Bruno Reichart, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
18:00 – 18:30Abdominal wall transplant
Prof. Dr. Laurens Ceulemans, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
18:30 – 19:00Laudation for Prof. Dr. Bruno Meiser
Prof. Dr. Bruno Reichart
Prof. Dr. Günther Laufer
Prof. Dr. Dirk van Raemdonck

Networking event

Ozzo
19:00 – 23:30

19:00 – 19:30Drinks and refreshments
19:30 – 19:40Opening networking event
19:40 – 21:00Walking dinner
21:00 – 23:30Balderdash Coverband plays pop, funk, disco and rock ‘n roll songs