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11:00 - 12:00 Networking: Zoom Virtual Hangouts
Zoom room(s) will be open for participants to informally meet each other whether it's for a simply hello or to dive into deeper conversations.

Plenary Session - 08:00 to 09:55

12:00 - 13:55 Plenary: Keeping the Graft for the Near Term: Perioperative challenges
Lars Pape, Germany
Introduction of the Day
Juan Carlos Alejos, United States
Patient Voices Recording / Interviewer: Juan Carlos Alejos / Patients: Madelyn Quinn / Greg Quinn
Brian Feingold, United States
Cardiopulmonary challenges in heart and lung transplantation
Raymond Reding, Belgium
Near miss events and failure to rescue: New tools for measuring outcomes in pediatric transplantation
Vanessa Sanchez Torrents, Spain
Pain control in transplanted children
Jacques Pirenne, Belgium
Ischemia reperfusion injury in SOT

Oral Abstracts sessions - 10:00 to 11:10

14:00 - 15:10 Oral Abstracts Session: Liver Surgical
Eui Soo Han, Korea
Long-term outcomes of a new nobel technique for portal vein reconstruction in pediatric liver transplantation using left grafts: ellipsoid oblique technique
Jorge Sanchez-Garcia, United States
Advanced quantitative 3D modeling techniques provide accurate liver volume estimations for children on the waitlist
Meltem Bingol Kologlu, Turkey
3D-Reconstruction and Heterotopic Implantation of Reduced Size Monosegment or Left Lateral Segment Grafts in Small Infants: A New Technique in Pediatric Living Donor Liver Transplantation to Overcome Large-For-Size Syndrome
Ane M Andres, Spain
Biodegradable stents for the management of biliary strictures in Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Daniel J Stoltz, United States
Underutilized technical variant liver grafts show equal graft survival to whole liver grafts in pediatric liver transplantation
Roberto Tambucci, Belgium
Impact of Kasai Hepato-Porto-Enterostomy on subsequent liver transplantation
14:00 - 15:10 Oral Abstracts Session: Kidney Cardiovascular
Rizky Indrameikha Sugianto, Germany
Cardiovascular burden in kidney transplanted girls: a longitudinal analysis of the 4C-T study
Tomas Seeman, Czech Republic
Effects of the strict control of blood pressure in pediatric renal transplant recipients on left ventricular mass - ESCORT Trial Echocardiography Substudy
Anne-Sophie Greiner, Germany
The significance of central blood pressure for cardiovascular target organ damage in children and adolescents after kidney transplantation
Lena Kohlmeier, Germany
The impact of physical activity on cardiovascular risk factors and target organ damage in children and adolescents after kidney transplantation
Kristen Sgambat, United States
Changes in diastolic function and cardiac geometry after pediatric kidney transplantation: a longitudinal study
Nima Memaran, Germany
Arterial Stiffness and Blood Pressure Increase in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients
14:00 - 15:10 Oral Abstracts Session: Covid - Part 1
Charles Varnell, United States
COVID-19 in Pediatric Kidney Transplant: A Follow-up Report of the Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative
Mathilde Grapin, France
One-year follow-up data of arterial abnormalities identified in kidneys transplanted into children during the first COVID-19 pandemic wave
Asha Moudgil, United States
COVID19 in pediatric kidney transplant recipients: Incidence, outcomes, and response to vaccine
Grainne M Walsh, United Kingdom
Care closer to home; a collaboration between transplant and community nursing teams- a positive outcome of the Covid-19 pandemic
Ashley Graham, Canada
Allied health and nursing professionals in pediatric solid organ transplantation: Perceptions of COVID-19 impacts on roles, practice, and resource allocation
Helen E Jones, United Kingdom
Home testing to measure creatinine and tacrolimus levels: A collaboration during the COVID19 pandemic

Interactive Workshops - 11:15 to 12:20

15:15 - 16:20 Workshop: Promoting Pediatric Transplantation Worldwide
Alicia Pérez Blanco, Spain
Global observatory of donation and transplantation (GODT)
Beatriz Mahillo, Spain
Q&A discussion on behalf of Alicia Perez Blanco
Adebowale D Ademola, Nigeria
Ibadan - Nigeria Program
Julian P Midgley, Canada
Calgary - Canada Program
Raymond Reding, Belgium
The road to Ho Chi Minh City: Contribution to pediatric transplantation in Vietnam
Fiona Mackie, Australia
The road to Ho Chi Minh City: Contribution to pediatric transplantation in Vietnam
15:15 - 16:20 Workshop: IPTA-AST Session on Transplantation in Newborns and Infants
Katherine E. Twombley, United States
Immunologic considerations in transplantation of newborns and infants
Ryan T. Fischer, United States
Medical considerations in transplantation of newborns and infants (basically what you take into consideration when approving a child for transplant-vaccines, growth, nutrition, etc- can even cover post if you want-increased risk of infections, life of an organ and will likely need another one later in life, etc.)
Beau Kelly, United States
Surgical considerations for transplantation in newborns and infants (split livers or size or size matched, adult only kidneys for kids, intra-abdominal vs retroperitoneal, etc. should mention the size criteria of hearts to try to be inclusive of all organ systems)

Session Supported by

15:15 - 16:20 Workshop: IPTA-ASHI Session on Perspective on Non-HLA antibodies
Annette Jackson, United States
Elaine F. Reed, United States
Marie-Josee Hebert, Canada

Session Supported by

State-of-the-Art Session - 12:25 to 12:55

16:25 - 16:55 State-of-the-Art Session: Diversity, Inequity and Inclusivity in the Practice of Pediatric Transplantation in the US
Marva Moxey-Mims, United States
Diversity, Inequity and Inclusivity in the Practice of Pediatric Transplantation in the US
17:00 - 17:05 Networking: Live Virtual Stretching Break

Break Supported by

IPTA Business Meeting and Pioneer Award - 13:05 to 13:55

17:05 - 17:55 Plenary: IPTA Business Meeting and Pioneer Award Presentation
Mignon I McCulloch, South Africa
Introduction of Pioneer Recipient
Deirdre Kelly, United Kingdom
Pioneer in Transplantation
Stephen Alexander, Australia
IPTA Secretary-Treasurer Report
Mignon I McCulloch, South Africa
2021 Election Results
Carlos O. Esquivel, United States
Transition to the Presidency
Mignon I McCulloch, South Africa
Recognition of Outgoing Council members in 2021 and Committee Chairs

Industry Symposium by CareDX 14:00 to 14:45

18:00 - 18:45 Industry Symposium: The Future is Now: Non-Invasive Pediatric Molecular Transplant Testing
Vikas Dharnidarka, United States
Dechu Puliyanda, United States
Brian Feingold, United States

Care DX Industry Symposium

Mini-Oral Video Competition - 14:50 to 15:15

18:50 - 19:15 Mini-Oral Video: Mini-Oral Video Competition

Supported by Natera

Afternoon Sessions - 15:20 to 16:30

19:20 - 20:30 Workshop: IPTA-ESOT Session on Expanding the Donor Pool
Nadia Primc, Germany
Ethical obligation for splitting donor liver
Joe Brierley, United Kingdom
Living organ donation by minors
George V. Mazariegos, United States
Ethical analysis and policy recommendations regarding domino liver transplantation

Session Supported by

The European Society for Organ Transplantation

19:20 - 20:30 Oral Abstracts Session: Ethics and Economics
Olga Charnaya, United States
The Unfinished Journey towards Transplant Equity: an analysis of racial/ethnic disparities for children in the post-KAS era
James E. Potts, Canada
Travel Costs and Lost Income Associated with a Solid Organ Transplant Program: A Family Perspective
Charles Varnell, United States
A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Adherence Promotion Strategies to Improve Rejection Rates in Adolescent Kidney Transplant Patients
Kristine McKenna, United States
Equity factors in pediatric transplant listing: initial findings from a single center review
Denise M Alloway, United States
Implementation and execution of organ viewing program for post - transplant patients
Anne M McGrath, United States
Increasing and normalizing the discussion of pregnancy prevention for female pediatric kidney transplant recipients on the fetal toxic medication, mycophenolate
19:20 - 20:30 Oral Abstracts Session: Best Trainee and Allied Health Research Abstracts
Ferran Coens, Belgium
Retransplantation outcomes in paediatric kidney transplant recipients- the Eurotransplant experience
Mehak Malhotra, India
Cytokine profile of allograft ‘post-reperfusion first-flush’ urine sample as a predictor of adverse graft outcome in renal transplantation
Raja Dandamudi, United States
Association of the novel peripheral blood biomarkers donor–derived cell–free DNA (dd–cfDNA) and anellovirus (AnV) DNA load to post-transplant month 12 measured GFR and surveillance biopsy interstitial fibrosis amount in pediatric kidney transplantation (pKTx)
Kim H. Piburn, United States
High tacrolimus intrapatient variability is associated with inferior graft outcomes in pediatric and young adult kidney transplant recipients
Nima Memaran, Germany
Telomere shortening is associated with increasing intima – media thickness in pediatric liver transplant patients
Javier Serradilla, Spain
Experimental assay of intestinal graft viability and function after regional abdominal normothermic perfusion

State-of-the-Art Session - 16:35 to 17:15

20:35 - 21:15 State-of-the-Art Session: Patient Reported Outcome Measures- Listening to the Patient
Chandana Guha, Australia
Patient reported outcome measures: Listening to the patient
21:15 - 21:45 Networking: Zoom Virtual Hangouts
Zoom room(s) will be open for participants to informally meet each other whether it's for a simply hello or to dive into deeper conversations.