ENCKEP Conference August 30th 2018 – Matera, Italy

DRAFT PROGRAMME (as of 15 June)


Thursday, August 30 2018

14:00 - 14:15 Welcome and introduction. David Manlove (UK)

14:15 - 15:15  Summary of activity on data collection and summarisation of best practices in KEPs

(ENCKEP Working group 1) Peter Biro (HU)

- Summary of Handbook 1: Kidney Exchange Practices in Europe.

- Summary of Handbook 2: Modelling and Optimisation in the European Kidney Exchange Programmes.

15:15- 15:45   Coffee-break

15:45 – 16:45 Round-table: Moderators: Lisa Burnapp (UK), Bernadette Haase (NL)

Consolidating the ENCKEP view on ethical and legal aspects of transnational KEPs

Discussants: Lucrezia Furian (IT), Frank Dor (UK), Franco Citterio (IT)

  • inclusion of altruistic donors and managing reciprocity between participating countries
  • inclusion of compatible pairs: what criteria should we use?
  • deceased donors to initiate ‘chains’: should we and could we?

17:00 - 18:00 Inputs for ENCKEP

  • Bridging clinical and OR aspects of KEPs. Paolo Ferrari (CH)
  • Alternative approaches for transplant recipients with antibodies- A UK perspective. Nizam Mamode (UK)