American Transplant Congress 2019
June 1 @ 8:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
2019 American Transplant Congress
LAUREL, N.J., February 18, 2019 – The 2019 American Transplant Congress (ATC), the must-attendconference for transplant professionals, will be held June 1-5 at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The annual event is the 18thjoint meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST), both non-profit medical associations for professionals involved in scientific research and advocacy related to the advancement of transplantation.
5,000 Attendees & Exhibitors │ 1,800 Abstracts │ 500+ Oral Presentations │ 1,300 Poster Presentations
“What makes the ATC meeting unique is that it reflects our society,” said Ron Gill, AST Chair of the Executive Planning Committee. “It’s a comprehensive look at the entire field of transplantation. The meeting extends beyond the entire spectrum of the transplant field – including Allied Health, basic science, and pharmacy. What makes ATC unique is the ability to bring the entire community together and provide educational content for the entire field of transplantation.”
Attendees of the ATC meeting have the opportunity to:
- Discover and exchange new scientific and clinical information relevant to solid organ and tissue transplantation with world-renowned speakers through symposia, oral abstracts, concurrent workshops, pro/con debates, poster presentations, and interactive panel discussions.
- Network with a multidisciplinary, diverse group of individuals with compatible, but different, interests in the field of medicine, including transplant physicians, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and other transplant professionals.
- Discover innovative products, services, and technologies necessary to stay current with the rapid advancements in the medical and scientific field through discussions with vendors and suppliers in the Exhibit Hall.
- Learn cutting-edge advances in research, exchange ideas and practices in the field of solid organ and tissue transplantation, and stay at the forefront of new innovations.
- Engage in an arena of interchanging ideas regarding care and management of organ and tissue transplant recipients.
“Transplant Vibes. The American Transplant Congress (ATC) is broadening your horizons with current information from State of the Art Lectures, symposiums, workshops, and oral abstract presentations,” added Devin Eckhoff, ASTS Chair of the Program Planning Committee. “The ATC offers innovative ideas as well as new technology. As the field of transplant continues to evolve, the ATC brings you new perspectives, cutting edge science and transformational technology. Stay Informed. Stay Current. Provide Best Practices.”
Additional program information can be found at atcmeeting.org.
The 2019 American Transplant Congress (ATC) is the joint annual meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST), being held June 1-5 at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. The program encourages the exchange of new scientific and clinical information and supports an interchange of opinions regarding care and management issues, as well as socioeconomic, ethical and regulatory issues relevant to organ and tissue transplantation. To learn more, visit atcmeeting.org or connect with ATC on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons represents approximately 1,800 professionals dedicated to excellence in transplantation surgery. Our mission is to advance the art and science of transplant surgery through leadership, advocacy, education, and training. To learn more, visit ASTS.org.
About the AST
The American Society of Transplantation (AST) represents more than 3,800 transplantation professionals dedicated to advancing the field and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, and organ donation. The AST’s diverse membership includes physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, allied health professionals, and administrators. For more information about the AST, please visit myAST.org.
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