26 Apr - 29 Apr '19

5th ELPAT Congress: Developing Dialogue - Pioneering Practice

5th ELPAT Congress
Developing Dialogue - Pioneering Practice
26-29 April, Krakow, Poland
ELPAT is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in

5th ELPAT Congress: Developing Dialogue - Pioneering Practice

Dedicated to the ethical, legal, and psychosocial aspects of transplantation and donation

Start Date:
Friday, 26th April, 2019 at 5:00pm
End Date:
Monday, 29th April, 2019 at 1:30pm
Country: Poland
Description & Objectives:

5th ELPAT Congress

Developing Dialogue - Pioneering Practice

26-29 April, Krakow, Poland

ELPAT is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in European research and dialogue on ‘Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of organ Transplantation’. The theme of this ELPAT congress is Developing dialogue – Pioneering Practice. We aim to (1) create a multidisciplinary scientific forum for in-depth discussion of issues that are currently challenging the field and (2) through this dialogue to pioneer practices that contribute to improvement in outcomes in transplantation. 

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Key topics that are currently challenging professionals working in transplantation and donation and will be high on the agenda at this conference include:

> Global kidney exchange
> Implementation and impact of opting out
> Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation
> High risk donors and recipients
> Bioengineering
> Organ trade and trafficking
> Living donation
> Deceased donation
> Pediatric donation and transplantation
> Ethical and Legal aspects of transplantation
> Psychological care of donors and recipient

Keynote Speakers
Professor James Childress, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Professor Annelien Bredenoord, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands 

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

Target Group:

Professionals including ethicists, philosophers, physicians, lawyers, criminologists, anthropologists, psychologists, coordinators, nurse practioners and policy-makers involved in the field of organ donation and transplantation