Save the date! Canadian Transplant Summit – Ottawa, October 16-20, 2018.

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:

Important Deadlines
Abstract Submissions  –  OpenFebruary 23, 2018
Abstract Deadline  – May 21, 2018
Abstract Presentation Notification – June 29, 2018
Discounted Registration Deadline – July 20, 2018

Discounted Hotel Deadline   – September 14, 2018

Planning Committee
This year’s planning committee consists of: Sacha DeSerres, CST, Darren Freed, CST, Jag Gill, CST, Sean Delaney, CBS, Amber Appleby, CBS, David Hartell, CNTRP, Sylvain Bedard, CNTRP, Maureen Meade, CNTRP, Andrew Daley, CBMTG, Jean Roy, CBMTG.

We hope to see you in Ottawa!
Michael Mengel, CST President Graham Sher, CEO, CBS
Lori West, CNTRP Scientific Director Andrew Daley, President, CBMTG

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