Sunday 24 September
MORNING: SPECIALTY UPDATE SYMPOSIA
11.20-14.30 The coolest clinical trials in transplantation. Sponsored by EUROPE
13.00-14.30 Corporate plenary symposia
14:45-16:30 OPENING EVENT AND PLENARY SESSION 1 | BIG BANG TRANSPLANTATION
CREATORS: Maarten Naesens, Leuven, Belgium and Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Welcome addresses by the Congress chairs, Stefan Schneeberger and Josep Maria Grinyó
The session will take you on a journey from the origins of Transplantation to present day. Recent advances in science open the gate to extending human life, defying nature. However, we are also learning from nature how to extend the life of organs and the entire human body. On the brink of the biggest adventure of the human race, stepping on different planet, we face questions about the very essence of humanity
- Current patient experience and viewpoint.
- Hibernation and preservation.
- Near future: A glimpse into the on-going/near future of transplantation
- Far future: The human fate from a universal perspective - The race to Mars
Key note presentation: The human fate from a universal perspective - The race to Mars.
16.45-18.15 Corporate parallel symposia
18.30-19.30 Brief oral sessions