Conference Announcements

ATC 2018

2018 American Transplant Congress

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 – Wed, 06 Jun 2018

General Information

The 2018 American Transplant Congress is the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation.  The American Transplant Congress will take place June 2 - 6, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.

Overview of the American Transplant Congress

  • To provide a forum for exchange of new scientific and clinical information relevant to solid organ and tissue transplantation.
  • To create an arena for the interchange of ideas regarding care and management of organ and tissue transplant recipients.
  • To facilitate discussions of the socioeconomic, ethical and regulatory issues related to solid organ and tissue transplantation.

A variety of formats are planned that will encourage the exchange of new scientific and clinical information and support an interchange of opinions regarding care and management issues, as well as socioeconomic, ethical, and regulatory issues relevant to organ and tissue transplantation.

Scientific material will be presented through symposia, oral abstracts, concurrent workshops, and poster presentations as well as small group sessions designed for in-depth exploration of both clinical and basic science topics

Who Should Attend

The American Transplant Congress is designed for physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel, pharmacists and other transplant professionals  who are interested in the clinical and research aspects of solid organ and tissue transplantation.  The meeting will provide the most current information in the field of transplant science.


Submission Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017



  • Quality Assurance Process Improvement
  • Regulatory Issues


  • Acute Rejection
  • Antigen Presentation/Allorecognition/Dendritic Cells
  • B-cell/Antibody
  • Endothelial Cell Biology
  • Immunosuppression Preclinical Studies
  • Innate Immunity; Chemokines, Cytokines, Complement
  • Islet Cell and Cell Transplantation
  • Lymphocyte Biology: Signaling, Co-Stimulation, Regulation
  • Tolerance/Immune Deviation
  • Xenotransplantation
  • Autoimmunity
  • Biomarkers, Immune Monitoring and Outcomes
  • Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
  • Stem Cell, Cellular Therapies and Regenerative Medicine


  • All Infections (Excluding Kidney)
  • Donor Management: All Organs Excluding Kidney
  • Heart and VADs: All Topics
  • Kidney Acute Antibody Mediated Rejection
  • Kidney Chronic Antibody Mediated Rejection
  • Kidney Complications: Late Graft Failure
  • Kidney Immunosuppression: Desensitization
  • Kidney Immunosuppression: Novel Regimens and Drug Minimization
  • Kidney Immunosuppression: Induction Therapy
  • Kidney Psychosocial
  • Kidney Technical
  • Kidney Infectious
  • Kidney: Acute Cellular Rejection
  • Kidney: Cardiovascular and Metabolic
  • Kidney Donor Selection/Management Issues
  • Kidney Deceased Donor Allocation
  • Kidney Living Donor: Long Term Outcomes
  • Kidney Paired Exchange
  • Kidney Living Donor: Selection
  • Kidney Living Donor: Other
  • Kidney: Pediatrics
  • Kidney: Polyoma
  • Liver - Kidney Issues in Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Retransplantation and Other Complications
  • Liver: Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Other Malignancies
  • Liver: Immunosuppression and Rejection
  • Liver: LIving Donors and Partial Grafts
  • Liver: MELD, Allocation and Donor Issues (DCD/ECD)
  • Liver: Pediatrics
  • Liver: Viral Hepatitis
  • Liver: Recipient Selection
  • Lung: All Topics
  • Non-Organ Specific: Disparities to Outcome and Access to Healthcare
  • Non-Organ Specific: Economics, Public Policy, Allocation, Ethics
  • Non-Organ Specific: Organ Preservation/Ischemia Reperfusion Injury
  • Pancreas and Islet: All Topics
  • PTLD/Malignancies: All Topics
  • Small Bowel: All Topics
  • Tolerance: Clinical Studies
  • VCA
  • Surgical Issues (Open, Minimally Invasive): All Organs


  • Psychosocial and Treatment Adherence

merican Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation
Conference Website:
Washington State Convention Center

705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101
Seattle, Seattle
United States

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