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
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Abstract submission opens: 1st September 2018
Abstract submission deadline: 4th November 2018
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. 

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 SpeakerProfessor James Childress, University of Virginia, USA

 

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