*Affiliate Events


Tuesday, April 2, 2019


12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Toronto Annual Lung Transplant Biospecimen Workshop
(Hard Rock Café)
Attendees: World-leading experts in lung transplantation and thoracic surgery, and/or experts in biobanking, sample storage, data collection and translational research. All attendees are active members of ISHLT.

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Infectious Diseases/HCV Consensus Document
Consensus Statement on the Use of Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Organ Donors for Cardiothoracic Transplantation Meeting
(Grand Caribbean 8-10)
Attendees: ID Council members that are invited to be part of a writing working-group to develop a consensus document on the use of HCV donors.

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Advanced Cardiac Therapies Improving Outcomes Network (ACTION) Learning Network Meeting
(Oceana 3)
Attendees: Heart Failure and VAD physicians, VAD coordinators, perfusionists, nurses, etc.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019


7:00 AM – 7:45 AM

SUTAIN-IT Trail Investigator Meeting
(St. Croix 1)
Attendees: Principal Investigators.

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Lung Transplant Initiative Surgeon Lunch
(Caicos 5)
Attendees: Surgeons and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation employees.

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

PEDS Council Pediatric Lung Failure Workforce Meeting
(St. Croix 1)
Attendees: Pediatric Lung Failure experts.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Donor Heart Selection Consensus Paper Meeting
(Grand Caribbean 10)
Attendees: Project leaders, task force chairs and writers of the donor heart selection paper.

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

MCS Guidelines Update Task Force Meeting
(Turks 1)
Attendees: All active ISHLT members and co-chairs of the Task Forces.

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Pediatrics Council - Donor Consensus Document Meeting
(Caicos 3)
Attendees: All ISHLT members.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

UPMC Cocktail Reception
(Grand Caribbean 12)
Attendees: Conference attendees.

6:15 PM – 10:00 PM

ICCAC Annual Meeting
(Oceana 3-5)
Attendees: MCS Coordinators, perfusionists, clinical engineers, social workers, therapists, Cardiac surgeons and cardiologists.

Thursday, April 4, 2019


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

ISHLT Consensus Statement on Lung Transplantation in Patients with Connectgive Tissue Disease (CTD): Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Candidate Selection Criteria, Surgical and ICU Management and Post-transplant Care
SSc Subgroup Meeting
(Admiralty Boardroom)
Attendees: CTD consensus invited Chairs/Co-Chairs.

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

BAL Standardization Workforce Meet and Greet
(Caicos 3)
Attendees: Members of the ISHLT BAL standardization workforce

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

ID Council Symposia Submission Working Group Meeting
(Oceana 1)
Attendees: ISHLT ID Council members and others interested in ID content for the 2020 meeting.

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Junior Faculty and Trainee Council Planning Session for ISHLT2020 Symposium Development
(St. Croix 1)
Attendees: Members of the JFTC and NHSAH councils, but is open to all conference attendees and ISHLT members.

12:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Pulmonary Transplant Council Quality of Life Workforce Meeting
(Admiralty Boardroom)
Attendees: ISHLT members. Existing members of the QUOL workforce including pulmonologists, infectious disease physicians, physical therapists, psychologists, nurses. Also will include new potential members.

12:00 PM – 1:45 PM

NIH-Funded DTRT Investigators Meeting
(Barbados Boardroom)
Attendees: Principal and Co-investigators involved in the DTRT project.

12:10 PM – 1:10 PM

ISHLT Consensus Statement on Lung Transplantation in Patients with Connective Tissue Disease (TD): Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Candidate Selection Criteria, Surgical and ICU Management and Post-Transplant Care
Chairs and Co-Chairs Meeting
(Grand Caribbean 12)
Attendees: CTD consensus invited Chairs/Co-Chairs.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

STS INTERMACS Taskforce Committee Meeting
(St. Croix 2)
Attendees: Cardiothoracic surgeons, transplant surgeons, cardiologists, pediatric heart surgeons, pediatric cardiologists.

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM

ID Council Workforce: Optimizing Outcomes in Older Thoracic TransplaNt and MCSD Recipients Group Meeting
(Oceana 1)
Attendees: Open to all ISHLT members.

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Education Workforce Leaders Group Meeting
(Barbados Boardroom)
Attendees: All Council Education Workforce Leaders.

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

International Engagement Committee Latin America Regional Meeting
(Oceana 3-5)
Attendees: Transplant physicians and surgeons and professionals from Latin America region.

Friday, April 5, 2019


7:00 AM – 8:15 AM

EUROMACS Committee Meeting
(Barbados Boardroom)
Attendees: Members of the EUROMACS Committee.

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Peri-operative PH Consensus Workgroup Meeting
(Admiralty Boardroom)
Attendees: Project leaders and writing committee chairs.

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

SimVAD Study Investigators Meeting
(Grand Caribbean 10)
Attendees: Current SimVAD investigators (Drs. Barsuk, Grady, and Wilcox) and site investigators. Invitation required.

7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

International Engagement Committee Asia Pacific Regional Meeting
(Oceana 3-5)
Attendees: Transplant physicians and surgeons and professionals from Asia Pacific region.

*This schedule at a glance is updated each Friday to reflect any changes in information, including room names, session times, speaker information