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Make sure you stay in Barcelona until the last day of the ESOT2017 Congress! You don’t want to miss the closing plenary session dedicated to Leadership in Transplantation on Wednesday 27th September.
Professor George Kohlrieser (Lausanne, Switzerland) – a celebrated speaker on leadership and conflict management with more than 40 years’ experience as a hostage negotiator – will present on the mindset needed to lead high-performance teams, managing complex interpersonal dynamics and negotiating with patients and their relatives to achieve the best outcomes.
For a taste of Professor Kohlrieser’s style, you can watch his TEDx talk, A hostage negotiator on leadership through bonding, here.



The speaker lineup for the closing plenary session of ESOT2017 features:


Dennis Hesselink

What's hot!

Oriol Bestard

Basic Science: What's hot!


Dorry Segev Baltimore
Leadership in transplantation!

Robert Montgomery
New York

Leadership in transplantation!


George Kohlrieser

Is a Leader a Hostage?


Javier Solana




Stefan Schneeberger

Presidential address



Education at #ESOT2017



Six education tracks, new for #ESOT2017, deliver dedicated learning opportunities throughout the congress. The sessions are designed for clinicians and scientists at every stage of their careers, so you’ll benefit from every session regardless of your experience.

Our sessions include:

  • Monday 25th September

    • Track 1: Histocompatibility: Your worst nightmare?

    • Track 2: Live donation

  • Tuesday 26th September

    • Track 3: Above and below the diaphragm

    • Track 4: Pathophysiology and endpoints tolerance

  • Wednesday 27th September

    • Track 5: Infectious diseases

    • Track 6: Allograft phenotype and clinical implications

Join us every morning between 7.30 – 9.00am to broaden your transplantation knowledge!


Stay in touch



Stay tuned to the Congress website for the latest news about #ESOT2017:




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