The 10th Edition of the Master Class in Liver Disease Series.



Transcending Barriers in Living Donor Liver Transplantation

ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India.
28th, 29th February and 1st March 2020.

This meeting is being organized jointly in association with the Liver Transplant Society of India (LTSI), the pan-Indian organisation for liver transplant professionals.

MCLD’s 10th Edition aims to discuss and debate a wide range of challenges in current Living Donor Liver Transplantation practice including ‘too-sick to transplant’ recipients, controversial indications, marginal live liver donors, and challenging postoperative situations.


For further information, and to register, please visit the website below.



ESOT Grants Programme for 2020



The applications for the Grants Programme will be open from August 15th to October 15th 2019.

3 types of Grants are available:
ESOT Educational Scholarship – 20 scholarships of EUR 1.000 each
ESOT Study Scholarship – 10 scholarships of EUR 2.000 each
ESOT Transplant Fellowship – 2 grants of EUR 55.000 each

ESOT Grants are open only to ESOT members residents/working in Europe.





15th International Conference on Nephrology and Hypertension

November 11-12, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey

Theme: New advances for prevention/treatment in the field of Nephrology and Hypertension

For more information please use the link below.





16th Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation

29th September – 2nd October 2019

CAST 2019 Registration & Abstract Emailer 27-6-2019


For more information please use the link below.




Grafts & Facts – the ESOT Bulletin – May 2019








The 4th Exam for awarding the European Diploma in Transplant Medicine


European Board of transplantation Medicine

First Announcement

The 4th Exam for awarding the European Diploma in Transplant Medicine is organised by the European Board of Transplant Medicine of the Division of Transplantation of the UEMS in collaboration with the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT).

Application starts March 15th, 2019 and is opened for both Junior and Senior transplant physicians
Deadline for application is June 15th, 2019

Junior candidates
Junior transplant physicians should have minimal 2-year training in transplantation medicine for applying. Juniors should apply for the Common Transplantation Medicine Module together with one or more of the Organ Modules: Kidney, Pancreas, Liver and Intestinal/Multivisceral Transplantation. Courses with ESOT educational committee stamp are useful for the preparation of the EBTM exam.

Final examination of eligible candidates will take place in Copenhagen on 14th September 2019, the day before ESOT meeting.

Senior candidates
Senior transplant physicians with at least 10 years of continuous experience as specialists practicing in formal nationally recognized posts are eligible to apply for an Honorary Diploma and be exempted of the examination.

Seniors can apply for the following modules: Kidney, Pancreas, Liver and Intestinal/Multivisceral Transplantation.

For more information regarding the eligibility criteria, application and examination process please use the link below.

or contact:
Miquel Navasa
Chairman of the European Board of Transplant Medicine

Anna Paola Mitterhofer
Senior Secretary of the European Board of Transplant Medicine

UEMS Operational Office





ESOT2019 Congress



Time is running out


The deadline for submitting your abstract for the #ESOT2019 Congress in Copenhagen is 28 February 2019.

This is your opportunity to present and discuss your research with peers from all over the world at the most important European congress for organ transplantation.

New for #ESOT2019 – Video abstract

You can also submit your own video as a video abstract for the congress. Simply record a 3 min video, in any style, that provides an overview of your research. Accepted video abstracts are screened and discussed at the congress using the original video recording, so no additional materials are required.

Six presentation formats

In addition to the brand new video abstract, the ESOT2019 Congress in Copenhagen also features six different
presentation formats. Opt-in for each presentation format when submitting your text abstract.


5th ELPAT congress on Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of Transplantation


Venue: Krakow, Poland
Date: 26-29 April 2019

The 5th ELPAT congress on Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of Transplantation will take place in Krakow, Poland , 26-29 April 2019.

The theme of this congress is ‘Developing Dialogue – Pioneering Practice’. This slogan reflects our aim to promote and facilitate in-depth discussion of the most challenging issues in transplant ethics, psychology and law. Through this platform for discussion we aim to promote and pioneer ethical clinical practice in the field of donation and transplantation. Key topics on the programme will include for example international kidney exchange, lessons learned from opting-out, VCA, and living donor organ banking.

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

For any further information please see the 5th ELPAT congress web site




We would like to inform you about the LATE BREAKING abstract submission for the ELPAT congress in Krakow.

DEADLINE for late breaking: 14th January

Abstracts can be submitted via this link –