Message from the ILTS Executive Board

The International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) is a vibrant, growing organization of approximately 900 international members. ILTS is the world’s leading professional society dedicated to liver transplantation.

Our goal is simple: to promote and disseminate scientific advances in liver transplantation worldwide.

We achieve this goal through ILTS meetings, publications and digital forums. Our flagship meeting, the ILTS Annual Congress, brings together approximately 1,500 attendees with key opinion leaders in surgery, hepatology, anesthesiology, oncology and infectious diseases from around the world, sharing state of the art clinical, educational and research experience at an international level.

The hallmarks of our Congress are interaction and access. Trainees and doyens from every major transplant and hepatology program around the world come together to understand current and to develop future best practices in hepatology, surgery, anesthesiology and oncology as they relate to liver transplantation.

The ILTS provides four main educational activities:
1. Annual Congress;
2. Symposia, including single topic and consensus conferences
3. Publications (Transplantation, the most cited transplant jounal, is the official journal of ILTS and is the primary vehicle for dissemination of ILTS publications, including practice guidelines)
4. Web-based learning, through our dynamic, interactive website.

Partner with ILTS in promoting and disseminating the art and science of liver transplantation around the world!

Michael Charlton
ILTS President
Patrizia Burra
ILTS President-Elect
Claus U. Niemann
ILTS Treasurer
John R. Klinck
ILTS Secretary

Message from Ben Hainsworth, ILTS Executive Director

K.I.T. Group GmbH was appointed ILTS‘s official Association and Congress Management on July 1, 2016.
Together with ILTS leadership, we will be seeking to develop innovative new ways of partnering with industry in Prague and beyond.
We are very conscious of our partners‘ need to engage in sustainable and compliant activities that have meaningful outcomes for all stakeholders.
With this in mind, we will be concentrating on solutions that enhance learning opportunities and delegate engagement not only onsite at the event but also throughout the year.

Our effort will concentrate on content based solutions, both digital and face-to-face, that allow for communication and debate of the latest science while also allowing appropriate presentation and discussion of products and services.

Ben Hainsworth
ILTS Executive Director

Email: bhainsworth@kit-group.org