• David Hartell

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for the Canadian Transplant Summit in Ottawa - due on May 21

We are encouraging all CNTRP Investigators, Trainees and Partners from donation, solid organ transplant and hematopoietic cell transplant to submit their abstracts for the upcoming Canadian Transplant Summit - due May 21. This is an important opportunity to showcase the research and discoveries arising from our national research program that will impact outcomes for donor families and transplant recipients across Canada.

The CNTRP is partnering with we are partnering with Canadian Blood Services, the Canadian Blood Marrow Transplant Group and the Canadian Society of Transplantation to host this first-of-a-kind event in Ottawa from Oct 16-20, 2018 at the Westin Hotel. The CNTRP 5th Annual Meeting is also taking place during the Canadian Transplant Summit, on the morning of Wednesday Oct 17 and the evening of Thursday Oct 18.


More information on the abstract submission process available at www.cst-transplant.ca/Abstracts.html


Early Bird Registration Closes: July 20, 2018. To register, visit www.cst-transplant.ca/cgi/page.cgi/2018_CST_Summit_-_Register_Now.html

For the first time-ever the Canadian Society of Transplantation, Canadian Blood Services, the Canadian National Transplant Research Program, and the Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group will be coming together to find solutions and develop a common approach to increasing access to organs, cells and tissues, and improving outcomes for Canadians living with a transplant at the Canadian Transplant Summit at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa, ON from October 16-20, 2018.

Delegates in attendance will include:

  • Physicians,

  • Allied Health Professionals,

  • Researchers/Investigators,

  • Policy Makers,

  • Donor Families, and

  • Patients

Expanding on the extraordinary clinical and basic science this meeting is acknowledged for, the theme will include:

  • Opportunities for System Change,

  • Patient Engagement,

  • Maximizing & Honoring the Gifts of Organ Donors, and

  • Using evidence to drive performance in health service delivery.

The preliminary program can be viewed at: http://www.cst-transplant.ca/Pre-Program.html

Important Deadlines

Abstract Submissions Open: February 23, 2018

Abstract Deadline: May 21, 2018

Abstract Presentation Notification: June 29, 2018

Discounted Registration Deadline: July 20, 2018 - http://www.cst-transplant.ca/2018_Canadian_Transplant_Summit.html

Discounted Hotel Deadline: September 14, 2018 - https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/CST2018

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