Trainee Activities

Postgraduate Courses

June 30 & July 1

Designed specifically for medical professionals in training or for those in the early stages of their careers.

2 days – 14.5 hours of training – taught by 47 internationally renowned experts

The Postgraduate Courses were developed to facilitate:

  • Interactions with leading international scientists and clinicians?
  • Immersion in cutting-edge transplant science and technologies?
  • Updates in advances in solid organ transplantation

View the Postgraduate Courses Program

Congress Orientation Session

July 1 • 17:30-17:50

If you want to know all the “ins" and “outs" and “do" and “don'ts”, then mark this session in your agenda.

The Young Members Committee will help you find your way around the congress in terms of logistics and programming so that you don’t miss out on anything highly relevant to trainees at TTS2018.

Have the app open at when you arrive so that you can follow a quick app tutorial, allowing you to use the app to its fullest potential. It’s more than just the program!

Guided Poster Tours

July 2 & 3

The Young Members Committee is excited to offer this opportunity. They have done the work for you!  They have read the abstracts of all poster presenters and selected the most innovative and interesting ones. The Guided Poster Tours will start at the Young Members Corner in the Exhibit Hall during the Poster Sessions on July 2 and 3 and will guide you through the poster area with stops for viewing and discussions. Please reserve your spot at the Young Members Corner. 

Lunch & Learn Sessions

July 2-4 - 13:30 to 4:15

Did you know that you could have lunch with one of our top speakers like Plenary speaker Dorry Segev? If you are looking for some close discussion time with an expert who can also offer mentoring advice, then these opportunities are for you. With only 10 persons around the table, this promises to be a great learning, networking and mentoring opportunity.

There is still space in the following Lunch and Learns.

Mentorship Round Tables (offered complimentary):

July 3 Gabriel Gondolesi
July 3 Hiroto Egawa
July 4 Marcelo Cantarovich

Round Tables of Interest to Trainees

($25 reservation fee applies)

July 2 Mapping Out Your Career - Finding Your Road to Success
July 4 Manuscript Submissions?
July 4 Building a Serious Research Career in Transplant Surgery?
Dorry Segev, United States

Young Members Networking Event “Cocktails and KOLs”

July 3 • 20:00-23:00

Azotea del Círculo (rooftop) • Calle Marqués de Casa Riera no. 2

A small reservation fee of $25 applies. Some tickets remain available.

No ticket sales at the door.

The Young Members Committee invites all trainees to a fabulous networking event located at one of the best rooftop bars in downtown Madrid. Young Transplant Professionals will have the opportunity to network with Senior Key Opinion Leaders in a relaxed informal setting. Open Bar and Tapas are on the menu.

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