The most current science and research will be presented in the following formats:
The Scientific Advisory Committee has invited leaders in the field to share their expertise in transplantation medicine. The State-of-the-Art Presentation topics tentatively include: Transplantation Tolerance; Proteomics, Genomics, and Biomarker Discovery; Novel Targets for Potential Immunosuppressive drugs; Results of Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for Nonmalignant Disease: Success and Complications; and Quality of Life after Pediatric Transplantation
The speakers have been chosen from among the renowned investigators in each field. The chairs are pre-eminent members of the transplant community.
Oral Abstract Sessions
Our top abstract scorers will present their theories and supporting research. A total of six concurrent oral abstract sessions have been scheduled.
The Poster Sessions are an important and indispensable educational event of this meeting. View outstanding science encompassing a multitude of topics with ample opportunity for discussion with authors.
Posters Session Schedule:
Poster Session I:
Sunday, March 18
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Poster Session II:
Tuesday, March 20
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Debate Luncheon Sessions
For the first time, IPTA has included debates on the program. Two luncheon sessions will provide an opportunity for attendees to address their opinions on two hot topics in pediatric transplantation. The follow debates have been tentatively scheduled for the 4th Congress:
Debate I: Should Minimization of Immunosuppression be the Standard of Care for Pediatric Transplant Recipients?
Sunday, March 18, 2007
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Debate II: Financial Incentives for Organ Donation
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Parallel Interactive Workshops
Parallel Interactive Workshops are designed to be small working discussion sessions, with a limited number of attendees in each session. Registration will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once the session is filled, registration will be closed. In most cases, there will be no availability on site, so register early. Interactive workshops will be held on Sunday, March 18th and Monday, March 19th. See program pages for the topics being offered.