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30th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS 2024) | Istanbul, Turkey | September 22-25, 2024

Educational Workshop Sessions

As of March 12, 2024
Times listed below are in the Istanbul time zone. Visit the WebApp if you are attending virtual to see your local time.
Engaging and interactive sessions that encourage active participation from attendees. This can include panel discussions, Q&A sessions, cases discussions, and opportunities for audience engagement.
Monday - September 23

Monday - September 23

10:40 - 12:15 Educational Workshop: Registries, databases and repositories for developing artificial intelligence in transplant care
SRTR (Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients)
Allan B. Massie, United States
CORR (Canadian Organ Replacement Register)
Sang Joseph Kim, Canada
CTS (Collaborative Transplant Study)
Klemens Budde, Germany
ANZDATA (Australia & New Zealand Dialysis & Tx Registry)
Georgina Laura Irish, Australia
ASTREG (Asian Organ and Transplantation Registry)
Curie Ahn, Korea
13:40 - 15:10 Educational Workshop: Transplanting the Highly Sensitised patient
Defining highly sensitisation: defining immunological risk
Oriol Bestard, Spain
Role of more sensitive HLA matching: Eplet mismatching in HSP
Rainer Oberbauer, Austria
Delisting strategies to transplant HSP
Annette M. Jackson, United States
New pharmacological agents to treat AMR in HSP
Enver Akalin, United States
Case Discussion 2
Trijntje Rennie, United Kingdom
13:40 - 15:10 Educational Workshop: Teaching the transplant teachers
Who, or what, is a transplant educator?
Ala Ali, Iraq
Curriculum design for international courses
Chloe Ballesté Delpierre, Spain
How to set up a train the trainer program
Shilpanjali Jesudason, Australia
Bill Wang, Hong Kong
Pisana Ferrari, Italy
17:00 - 18:30 Educational Workshop: The Big Idea - Using data to drive transformational change
Access to transplantation - Global survey
Marcelo Cantarovich, Canada
Lessons from Latin America
Gustavo Ferreira, Brazil
Knowledge to action in India
Vivek Kute, India
Outcomes of children with kidney failure - Is transplantation an option?
Gloria Ashuntantang, Cameroon
Tuesday - September 24

Tuesday - September 24

08:00 - 09:15 Educational Workshop: Enhancing outcomes: BK and CMV guidelines after solid organ transplantation
Navigating BK guidelines: A roadmap for solid organ transplantation
Camille N. Kotton, United States
Empowering transplant teams: CMV guidelines for optimal patient care
Atul Humar, Canada
10:40 - 12:10 Educational Workshop: TTS-ISN workshop on accessibility & sustainability of kidney transplant care
Use of expanded criteria donors (high risk donors) from a global perspective
Deidre Sawinski, United States
Global issues relating to kidney disease and access to Tx
Vivekanand Jha, India
Kidney care and ethical framework in Africa (related to Tx)
Yewondwossen Tadesse Mengistu, Ethiopia
10:40 - 12:10 Educational Workshop: What's new in living donor liver transplantation
Perioperative imaging assessment of liver function, anatomy & detection of complication in living donor LT
Jeong Hee Yoon, Korea
Surgical tips in laparoscopic donor hepatectomy
Qiang Xia, People's Republic of China
Surgical tips in robot-assisted donor hepatectomy
S. Sudhindran, India
How to overcome graft size matching issue in pediatric liver transplantation
Nam-Joon Yi, Korea
13:30 - 15:30 Educational Workshop: Machine Learning - Technical
Multi-omics integration in transplantation
Jean Yang, Australia
Machine learning - A primer
Valentin Goutaudier, France
Understanding causal inferences in transplantation
Armando Teixeira-Pinto, Australia
Machine learning to predict transplant outcomes: Helpful or hype?
Dorry Segev, United States
15:40 - 16:40 Educational Workshop: Transition of solid organ recipients into adult medicine - A success story?
Patient perspective (after transition)
Karsten Vanden Wyngaert, Belgium
Panel discussant
Carl Grabitz, Germany
Panel discussant
Arvind Nagra, United Kingdom
16:50 - 18:30 Educational Workshop: Truth and lies in living donation
Introduction to the session
Rümeyza Kazancıoğlu, Turkey
Alibis for unwilling donors – why and how these may be necessary
Carrie Thiessen, United States
Misattributed parentage or trafficking in living donation? – to disclose or not to disclose
Ercan Avci, United States
The leaky sieve of organ trafficking – how protective measures may be circumvented
Benita Padilla, Philippines