Late Breaking Abstract Submission is open!

The Program Committee and the Local Organizing Committee of the 2020 Joint International Congress of ILTS, LICAGE and ELITA welcome the submission of unpublished, original late breaking research for consideration for the 2020 scientific program.

Please note that in order to qualify as late-breaking, abstracts need to include cutting-edge findings that were not available during the regular submission period.

Late Breaking Abstract submission deadline is February 17, 2020.

Abstract Category

    1. Anesthesia/Critical Care Medicine/Acute Liver Failure
    2. Basic Science/Translational Research
    3. Comorbidities, Infections, Complications
    4. Donation after Cardiac Death and Machine Perfusion
    5. Donor Selection Criteria/Patient Selection/Organ Allocation
    6. Immunosuppression and Tolerance Induction
    7. Living Donor Transplantation
    8. Malignancies
    9. Pediatrics
    10. Radiology/Interventional Radiology/Molecular Imaging
    11. Short and Long-term Patient and Allograft Outcomes
    12. Recurrence of Benign Diseases
    13. Surgical Videos for Technical Innovation

Assistance and Contact

For any questions regarding abstracts please contact the Scientific Secretariat at

After Submission


Notification of Acceptance

The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent in the second half of February.
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 Visa Requirements

The presenting author of an abstract must register for the Congress. Please note that registration will open in November.

It is highly recommended to read the related information about your country’s visa regime before arranging your travel to Turkey. While some applicants may be exempt from visa for their touristic or business visit to Turkey, the others can obtain an e-Visa. All other applicants will need to obtain a visa through Turkish Representations in the abroad.

An information note about the visa regime of Turkey is available at the following address:


Publication of Abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Transplantation Journal and on the official ILTS website (accessible to ILTS members only).

Vanguard Case Presentations

Submission of Case Presentations for the 2020 Vanguard Grand Rounds is now closed, and the submitted cases are being reviewed by the Vanguard Committee.

Notifications of acceptance to will be sent to authors in the second half of February.


For any questions regarding your abstract or case submission, please contact the ILTS 2020 Abstract Team at