The Program Planning Committee and Local Organizing Committee of the 2017 Joint International Congress of ILTS, ELITA & LICAGE welcome the submission of original contribution for oral and poster presentation at the Congress.

Late Breaking Abstract Submission is now open!

Please note the dates of the Late Breaking Abstract Submission:
15 February 2017: Late Breaking Abstract Submission Open
28 February 2017: Late Breaking Abstract Submission Closed

Late Breaking Abstract Submission

Assistance and Contact
For any assistance for the submission of the abstract please contact the Scientific Secretariat at: ilts2017abstracts@kit-group.org

Instructions to Authors
Carefully read the guidelines below before submitting your abstract. Acknowledgement of the receipt of your submission will be sent to the corresponding author’s e-mail address immediately upon submission. If you do not receive the confirmation e-mail, please do not submit the abstract again, instead please contact the Scientific Secretariat at ilts2017abstracts@kit-group.org for advice.

Invited speakers are not required to submit abstracts to the lectures they are invited for.

Ethical Statement
The ILTS is an international society of transplant professionals and we support the international standards of informed, uncoerced, consent of organ donors and prohibitions on trafficking of organ donors for profit.
The authors should verify that presented research studies do not involve the use of material from executed prisoners or material from recipients of organs or tissues of executed prisoners

Submission Guidelines

  • You are allowed to be the presenting author of more than one abstract.
  • You are allowed to be a co-author of more than one abstract.
  • Faxed, e-mailed or mailed abstracts will not be accepted.
  • Submission fee: $ 50.00 per abstract plus tax (21%).
    Payment will be accepted in USD only.


Abstract Language and Length
Abstracts and presentations must be written in English. The maximum length allowed for an abstract is 300 words. The abstract title, the author(s) or names of institutions are not included in the count of 300 words.

Abstract Structure and Content
In order to make the abstract as informative as possible, please include a brief statement of the purpose of the study and/or the underlying hypotheses, the method used, the results observed, and the conclusions based upon the results. It is inadequate to state “The results will be discussed” or “The data will be presented”. You may subtitle the paragraphs in the following order:

  • Background
  • Method
  • Results
  • Conclusion

It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author as no editing will be done by ILTS.

Presentation Formats and Abstract Categories

Accepted abstracts selected by expert reviewers will be presented in any of the following sessions:

  • Concurrent Oral Sessions
  • Rising Star Symposium
  • Plenary Sessions
  • Poster Sessions
  • Surgical Video Session.

Authors can indicate their choice of preferred type of presentation in the provided space. In addition, authors should indicate the thematic area (see "Abstract Categories") their abstract should be assigned to. Please note that the final decisions regarding the allocation and the type of presentation of the submitted abstract will be made by the Program Planning Committee.

Abstract Categories

  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Anesthesia / Critial Care Medicine
  • Basic Sciences
  • Extended Criteria Donor / Disease Transmission
  • Hepatitis B/C
  • Immunosuppression
  • Living Donor
  • Malignancies
  • Outcomes
  • Patient Selection / Organ Allocation / Organ Recovery
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology / Interventional Radiology
  • Recurrent Disease / Pathology
  • Surgical Techniques / Complications
  • Surgical Videos

Notification of Acceptance

Notifications of acceptance or rejection of the abstracts will be sent to the corresponding author of the abstract by the end of February 2017.

The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract, and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract.

With the notification of acceptance, abstract presenters will be informed about the time and date of their presentation, and are asked to reconfirm their attendance.


Registration and Publication of Abstracts
The presenting author of an abstract must register for the Congress.
Please note that some countries require a visa to visit Czech Republic.

Accepted abstracts will be published on the website of the 2017 Joint International Congress of ILTS, ELITA & LICAGE.