Day 1 - Wednesday, March 27

  • 19:00–21:00 | Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Thursday, March 28

  • 08:00–08:30 | Opening Ceremony

    Mehmet Haberal
    TTS President
    Nancy Ascher
    TTS Immediate Past-President
    Jose R. Nuñez Pena
    Transplantation Advisor WHO
  • 08:30–08:45 | Coffee Break

  • 08:45–10:50 | Plenary Session 1

    Chairpersons: Mehmet Haberal, Jeremy Chapman, Refaat Kamel

    Nancy Ascher
    Burden of Disease and Development of Self Sufficiency
    S. Ali Malek-Hosseini
    Human Rights and Medical Ethics: Conventions and Declarations
    Nadey Hakim
    History of Ethical Issues in Deceased Donors
    Francis Delmonico
    Expanding the Donor Pool by DCD
    Jose R. Nuñez Pena
    What is WHO Role on Organ Transplantation Worldwide
  • 10:50-11:05 | Coffee Break

  • 11:05-13:05 | Parallel Session 1A

    Chairpersons: John Fung, S. Adibul H. Rizvi, Sandeep Guleria

    Jeremy Chapman
    The Australian Model: Lessons for Increasing Organ Donation
    Stefan G. Tullius
    Optimizing the Utilization of Organs for Transplantation
    Peter J. Friend
    Optimizing Organ Utilisation by Novel Preservation Techniques
    Howard Nathan
    The U.S. Organ Donation System and the Gift of Life (Philadelphia) Experience

    Free Papers - 2 Presentations

    Ebru H. Ayvazoğlu Soy
    Transplantation Legislation and Practice in Turkey
    Martí Manyalich Vidal
    Training and Social Awareness for Increasing Organ Donation in The European Union and Neighbouring Countries: EUDONORGAN
  • 11:05-13:05 | Parallel Session 1B

    Chairpersons: Philip O’Connell, Antoine Barbari, Hiroto Egawa

    Minnie Sarwal
    Precision Transplant Medicine: Dawn of a New Age
    Marwan Masri
    Pre- and Post-Transplant Monitoring
    Maria Gerbase de Lima
    Increased HLA-DPB1 Gene Expression in Pre-Implantation Kidney Biopsies is Associated with Poor Late Graft Function
    Medhat Askar
    Maximizing Organ Utilization: Models and Best Practices in Deceased Donor Histocompatibility Testing

    Free Papers - 2 Presentations

    Maria Theresa Bad-Ang
    Impact of “International Society of Nephrology - The Transplantation Society: Sister Transplant Center Program” In The Donation Activity of Southern Philippines Medical Center
    Nizameddin Koca
    The Effect of Anxiety and Depression on Kidney Transplantation Decision From Unusual Deceased Donor in Dialysis Patients
  • 13:05-14:05 | Lunch

  • 14:05-16:05 | Parallel Session 2A

    TTS Ethics Committee Symposium: Optimal Utilization of the Deceased Donor

    Chairpersons: Elmi Muller, Marcelo Cantarovich, Peter Stock

    Peter Stock
    The Right Kidney for the Right Patient


    Moderator: Peter G. Stock
    Panel: Nancy Ascher, Faissal A. M. Shaheen, Aydın Dalgıç

    TTS Education Committee Symposium: How to Deal with High-Risk Donors

    Chairpersons: Nithya Krishan, Sukru H. Emre, Medhat Askar

    Jeremy Chapman
    Donor Derived Malignancies
    Hande Arslan
    Donor Derived Infections
  • 14:05-16:05 | Parallel Session 2B

    Chairpersons: S. Ali Malek-Hosseini, Mustafa Al-Mousawi, Gabriel E. Gondolesi

    S. Adibul H. Rizvi
    Why Deceased Donation is Not Taking off in Pakistan
    Refaat Kamel
    Liver Transplantation in Egypt: When Success Becomes Your Worse Enemy
    Riadh Fadhil
    Challenges of Developing Deceased Donation in a Middle Eastern Country of Immense Socioeconomic Diversity: A Report From Qatar
    Nasser Simforoosh
    How To Improve Deceased Donor Transplantation: An Iranian Experience

    Free Papers - 2 Presentations

    Aydıncan Akdur
    Deceased-Donor Transplantation Activities in Turkey
    Wenshi Jiang
    A Collaborative Approach to Train 1500 Chinese Medical Professionals for Organ Donation in 5 Years to Boost Up the Organ Donation Rate in China
  • 16:05-16:20 | Coffee Break

  • 16:20-18:20 | Parallel Session 3A

    Chairpersons: Nancy Ascher, Stefan G. Tullius, Vivek Kute

    John J. Fung
    Thrombolytic Therapy in DCD Liver Transplantation
    Sukru H. Emre
    Evaluation and Procurement of Donor Livers
    Hasan Yersiz
    Non-Standard Cadaveric Liver Procurement and Preservation Techniques: DCD, Split, Machine Perfusion and Current Status
    Aydin Dalgic
    Multiorgan Procurement (Harvesting) Operation: Surgical Technique

    Free Papers - 2 Presentations

    İlgin Özden
    Complementary Roles of Cadaveric and Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure: The Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Experience
    Lin Wei
    Simultaneous Partial Splenectomy During Liver Transplantation in Pediatric Patients for the Prevention of Persistent Severe Hypersplenism Posttransplant
  • 16:20-18:20 | Parallel Session 3B

    Chairpersons: Marwan Masri, Annika Tibell, Nasser Simforoosh

    Philip O’Connell
    The Establishment of a National Organ Donation and Transplantation Authority and How it can Improve Deceased Donation
    S. A. Anwar Naqvi
    Curbing Illegal Organ Trade to Promote Deceased Donation
    Hiroto Egawa
    Challenges to Increase Organ Donation in Japan
    Abdel-Hadi Al Breizat
    Organization of Organ Donation and Allocation Agencies: A Country Experience (Jordan)

    Free Papers - 2 Presentations

    Estephan Arredondo
    Comparative Study of the Impact of the Implementation of a Quality Management System on Organ Donation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)
    Eriawan Agung Nugroho
    Renal Transplantation: Indonesian Perspectives
  • 20:00-22:00 | Congress Dinner

Day 3 - Friday, March 29

  • 08:00–09:30 | Parallel Session 4A

    Chairpersons: Bassam Saeed, S. A. Anwar Naqvi, Sezai Yılmaz

    S. Ali Malek-Hosseini
    Shiraz Abu-Ali Sina (Avicenna) Transplant Centre: The Largest Center in the World and a Great Achievement (More Than 98% of Kidney and 92% of Liver Transplants are from Deceased Donors)
    Antoine Barbari
    What is the Matter with Altruistic Donation?

    Free Papers - 4 Presentations

    Mahir Kırnap
    Deceased-Donor Transplantation Activities at Baskent University
    Martí Manyalich Vidal
    Knowledge Transfer and Leadership in Organ Donation from Europe to China: KeTLOD
    Ruhul Kuddus
    Can Deceased Organ Donation be Compensated: An Islamic Perspective
    Ziad Arabi
    Survey of the Advice Given to Muslim Kidney Graft Recipients by Muslim Nephrologists about Religious Rites with Potential Medical Risk
  • 08:00–09:30 | Parallel Session 4B

    Chairpersons: Minnie Sarwal, Maria Gerbase de Lima, Karen Dwyer

    Hassan Argani
    Inflammation: A Hidden Risk Factor for Deceased Donation
    Torki Alotaibi
    Maximizing the Donor Pool by Optimizing Use of Organs from Infected Donors

    Free Papers - 4 Presentations

    Oana Anisa Nutu
    Does the Use of Uncontrolled Donation After Circulatory Death Adversely Affect the Recurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma?
    Ayman M. Nagib Kirelos
    DSA and Negative Crossmatch: Risk Benefits of Management Among Renal Transplant Recipients
    Tarun Kumar Saha
    Outcome of Dual Kidney Transplantation from Marginal Deceased Kidney Donor
    Giuseppe Ietto
    Indocyanine Green and Early Outcome of Kidney Transplantation: Prospective Study of Graft’s Reperfusion Based on Intraoperative Analysis of the Fluorescence
  • 09:30-09:45 | Coffee Break

  • 09:35–11:15 | Plenary Session 2

    Chairpersons: Francis Delmonico, Megan Sykes, Peter G. Stock

    Faissal A. M. Shaheen
    Increasing Donor Pool by Accepting Sub-Optimal Kidneys
    Marcelo Cantarovich
    Expanding the Donor Pool Using High-Risk Donors
    Elmi Muller
    HIV Positive Donors: A Reality
    Mustafa Al-Mousawi
    Experience of Gulf Countries in Reaching Self Sufficiency in Organ Procurement
  • 11:25-11:40 | Coffee Break

  • 11:40-13:05 | Parallel Session 5A

    Chairpersons: Nadey Hakim, Hasan Yersiz, Riadh Fadhil

    Annika Tibell
    Introducing Donation After Circulatory Death: Importance Of The Preparatory Phase
    Antoine Stephan
    The Low Deceased Donation Rate: A Victim of the Intensivist's Apathy
    Abdulhafid Shebani
    Organ Allocation: The Right Organ for the Right Recipient

    Free Papers - 1 Presentation

    Ali Al Obaidli
    Deceased Organ Donation in United Arab Emirates (UAE) SEUSA Program Implementation
  • 11:40-13:05 | Parallel Session 5B

    Chairpersons: Peter J. Friend, Hassan Argani, Abdel-Hadi Al Breizat

    M. Hani Hafez
    Egypt Law for Donation: Negative Public Attitude
    Pranjal Modi
    Evolution of Deceased Donor Liver Transplant Program in Public Sector Hospital at Ahmedabad: 290 Cases in Last Decade
    Fariz Babayev
    What has Changed in Current Organ Transplantation status in Azerbaijan?

    Free Papers - 1 Presentation

    Aijun Pan
    Implementation of Critical Pathway and the Quality Improvement Program for Deceased Donation in a Hospital-Based OPO: Anhui Experience (China)
  • 13:05-14:05 | Lunch

  • 14:05-15:50 | Parallel Session 6A

    Symposium on Regional Legal, Ethical, and Religious Challenges of Deceased Donation Program (Sponsored by the Doha International Academy of Organ Donation)

    Chairpersons: Mehmet Haberal, Yousuf Al Maslamani, Münci Kalayoğlu

    Riadh Fadhil
    Introduction of Qatar’s “ R.O.O.T.S.” Program: Reaching Out for Organ Transplant Self-sufficiency
    Dominique Martin
    Ethical Considerations for Deceased Organ Donation
    Alexander Capron
    Legislating an Ethical and Sustainable System for Deceased Organ Donation
    Mohammed Ghaly
    Islamic Ethical Perspectives on Deceased Organ Donation


  • 14:05-15:50 | Parallel Session 6B

    Chairpersons: Faissal A. M. Shaheen, Marti Manyalich Vidal, Gökhan Moray

    Bassam Saeed
    The Impact of Living Unrelated Transplant On Establishing Deceased Donor Program In Syria
    Magdi Yaqoob
    Public Knowledge and Attitude Towards Organ Donation: British Muslim Community Perspective
    Gabriel E. Gondolesi
    Donation and Transplantation in Argentina: How Changes in Laws and Regulations favored to Increase the Donation and Transplantation Rates?

    Free Papers - 3 Presentations

    Amany Moustafa
    Should the Kidney Transplant Recipient Expect More? Measuring the Patient Experience Following Kidney Transplant in Saudi Arabia
    Abbas Ghazanfar
    Looking for Solutions: An Insight into Contributing Factors and their Solutions for Improving Deceased Organ Donation Among British Black and Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) Population in United Kingdom
    Katayoun Najafizadeh
    Nurses’ Point of View on Important Reasons of Family’s Refusal of Organ Donation in Iran Provinces With No Donated Brain Dead Cases
  • 15:50-16:05 | Coffee Break

  • 16:05-17:55 | Parallel Session 7A

    Chairpersons: Elmi Muller, Antoine Stephan, Feza Yarbuğ Karakayalı

    Alireza Bagheri
    Organ Procurement from DBD, DCD and LD: An ethical Priority Setting
    Martí Manyalich Vidal
    Deceased Donation: Expanding the Donor Pool
    Vivek Kute
    Our Experience of Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation at Ahmedabad India
    Ala Sh. Ali
    Renal Transplantation in Iraq: Why Don’t We Have a Deceased Donor Program?

    Free Papers - 1 Presentation

    Li-Ying Sun
    Pediatric Liver Transplantation for Metabolic Disease
  • 16:05-18:00 | Parallel Session 7B

    Chairpersons: Pranjal Modi, Torki Alotaibi, Aydın Dalgıç

    Sandeep Guleria
    Public Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Organ Donation
    Ali Bahador
    Ahmed Alqallaf
    Deceased Organ Procurement – Kuwait Experience

    Free Papers - 4 Presentations

    Gabriel Eduardo Gondolesi
    Liver Transplantation Due to Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Results of 20 Years Experience in an Argentinian Single Center
    Gabriel Eduardo Gondolesi
    Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation at a Single Latin-American Center, Evolution of the Program and Lessons Learned
    Aletta Prins
    Early Identification and Referral of Organ Donors in Five Private Hospitals: A Survey to Determine the Knowledge and Views of Critical Care Professional Nurses Pre and Post a Training Intervention
    Antonia Kalli
    Attitudes and Knowledge of Potential Organ Donors’ Families and of Nurses Regarding Transplantation
  • 18:00–18:30 | Closing Ceremony