The aim of the Education Committee (EC) is to coordinate ESOT’s efforts to advance multidisciplinary education for transplant professionals at all career levels and to contribute to their professional development.
The Basic Science Committee promotes scientific issues and transplantation research within ESOT. An active basic science community and an efficient translation of innovation into the clinic are crucial for the future of transplantation medicine.
The European Transplant Allied Healthcare Professionals (ETAHP) reaches out to allied healthcare professionals throughout Europe in order to ensure the best care possible for all transplant patients, with the aim to optimize patient outcomes.
The Young Professionals in Transplantation (YPT) is the Network for Junior Transplant professionals of ESOT, representing all young transplant clinicians and scientists who are beginning a career in transplantation and organ donation.
The mission of ECTORS is to provide a forum for discussing and stimulating novel developments in the fields of cellular therapies in organ transplantation, organ regeneration and generation of new organs from stem cells and biomaterials.
ECTTA is the forum for experience exchange on treatment of patients with end-stage heart and lung failure. Our aim is to improve outcomes for the patients.
EDTCO aims to support health care professionals to provide clinically effective programmes on organ and tissue donation, procurement and transplantation.
EKITA is the Organ Expert Section of ESOT on kidney transplantation in Europe, providing a forum for kidney transplantation professionals to exchange scientific information and views aimed at providing the best service to European patients .
The European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association (ELITA), previously known as the European Liver Transplant Association (ELTA), is a section of ESOT. Its membership represents the expertise on liver and intestinal transplantation in Europe.
ELPAT is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in European research and dialogue on "Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of organ Transplantation". ELPAT currently consists of over 160 experts from more than 25 European countries.
EPITA is established to provide a forum for those working in the field of pancreas and islet of Langerhans transplantation or any other alternative form of beta cell replacement in Europe, to exchange scientific information and views related primarily to providing the best service for patients in Europe requiring pancreas or islet transplantation.
VCA has opened a new era in the field of transplantation, reconstructive and restorative surgery. This Section brings together 10 representatives of major European teams at the forefront in this field.
HESPERIS is a comprehensive course on organ transplantation, perfectly suited for individuals who are entering the field and who wish to further their career. The course provides participants with essential knowledge in six key areas of transplantation: immunology, indications, organ donation & preservation, recipient management, regenerative medicine and value-based care.
The 2023 edition of HESPERIS will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from 20 to 22 April with a 3-day in person programme which includes lectures on hot topics in transplantation, guided group discussions and interactive case study presentations.
By taking this course, participants will gain an extensive view of transplantation and will be able to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to implement into their own transplant centres.
Registration for this course is limited to a maximum of 45 participants to promote active engagement and to stimulate close interaction among attendees and educators.
An application for EACCME accreditation will be submitted for this course.
Individuals who are entering the field and wish to further their career.
SCIENTIFIC ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Amelia Hessheimer, Madrid, Spain
Annelies de Weerd, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Novotel Budapest Centrum
Address: Budapest, Ntak Sz 22041413, Rákóczi út 43-45, 1088, Hungary
How to reach the venue:
From the Budapest-Ferihegy airport (BUD)
Take the airport shuttle 100 E which stops at “Astoria”. From “Astoria”, it is a 14-minute walk to reach the Novotel Budapest Centrum. Otherwise you can take the metro from “Astoria” to “Blaha Lujza tér” and then walk for 3 minutes.
From Budapest Keleti train station:
It is a 13-minute walk to reach the Novotel Budapest Centrum.
Available registration fees:
* in order to be eligible to register with an ESOT member fee, you must be an active ESOT member at least until the end of the course.
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The registration fee includes:
Registrations will open around mid-December, and it will be possible to access the online registration platform directly from this page.
Please note that this course is limited to 45 attendees.
There will be no refunds once your registration has been confirmed. Refunds will be issued only if the Organiser elects to cancel the event due to force majeure.
***Given the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we recommend that participants purchase insurance to cover any losses resulting from the inability to attend the course due to Covid-19 infection.***