ESOT Congress

Every two years the ESOT will hold its congress in a European city. Many professionals in the field of transplantation convene to share the latest results of various aspects of transplantation research.

17th ESOT Congress Brussels, 2015

First announcement now available!

Previous Congresses

16th ESOT Congress Vienna, 2013
We are pleased to announce that 16th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation will be held in Vienna, Austria, September 8 - 11, 2013. 
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15th ESOT Congress Glasgow, September 4 -7, 2011
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Congress format
ESOT Congresses are organized according to a standard format which is briefly explained in this section.

During plenary and parallel sessions basic research and clinical topics are presented. Posters can be viewed throughout the congress, however, there is special time reserved for poster viewings. During the Presidential & Award session a number of previously selected outstanding contributions will give an oral presentation.

State-of-the-art sessions
During State-of-the-art sessions key players in a certain field of interest such as for example heart and lung presentation, give 20-minute presentations.

Postgraduate courses
These one-day courses are organized prior to the congress as a joint effort of ESOT and its respective Organ Expert Sections. They intend to introduce young members and update established seniors on specific topics and recent achievements in transplantation.

Society Meetings
Both ESOT and ELITA, a section of ESOT, hold their biannual General Assembly where members vote on various subjects and policy. Furthermore Honory Members proposals are presented and Honory Members chosen.

Corporate contributions
Satellite symposia are organized by corporate and industry supporters.

Social events
Social events such as the ESOT Reception and the welcome cocktail are part of the programme. Besides various tours, dinners and music concerts throughout the city are organized.

14th ESOT Congress Paris, 2009
Full information on the 14th Congress, held in in Paris, August 30th - September 2nd, 2009 can be downloaded 
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13th ESOT Congress Prague, 2007
The abstracts of the 13th ESOT Congress, held in Prague, Czech Republic - September 28th - October 3rd 2007, are  available in our archives, please link here.

Information on prior ESOT congresses can be obtained here.

All ESOT abstracts from the congresses in 2001, 2003 and 2005 can be viewed in the abstract archive
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