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Committees

Congress chair

  • AnneDipchand, SickKids, Toronto, ON, Canada

Scientific Advisory Committees

Allied Health Professional

  • Isabelle Aujoulat, Universite Catholique De Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
  • Louise Bannister, SickKids, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Dirk Bethe, Heidelberg Center for Child and Adolescent Medicine, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Julie Cantrill, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Sheridan Collins, The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Dawn Freiberger, Childrens Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
  • Gerri James, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • VickyJermyn, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, Australia
  • Beverley Kosmach-Park, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Debra Lefkowitz, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • William McGhee, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Marilyn Moonan, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
  • Sarah Pugh, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Lucy Robinson, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Janine Sawyer, Nursing Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Monica Smith, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Allison Tong, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Jenny Wichart, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone, Calgary, AB, Canada

Basic Science

  • Stephen Alexander, Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, Australia
  • David Briscoe, Harvard Medical School/Children's Hosp., Boston, MA, USA
  • Anette Melk, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Infectious Diseases

  • Upton D. Allen, Hospital For Sick Kids, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Lara Danziger-Isakov , Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Liz Goddard, Red Cross Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Hans Hirsch, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  • Klara Posfay-Barbe, Children's Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Kidney

  • Gema Ariceta, Hospital Universitario Materno-Infantil Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Sharon Bartosh, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
  • Luca Dello Strologo, Bambino Gesu Childrens Hospital, Roma, Italy
  • Jens Goebel, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Stephen Marks, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  • Mignon McCullough, Red Cross Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Burkhard Toenshoff, University Children’s Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Hui Kim Yap, National University Children’s Medical Institute, , Singapore

Liver

  • Daniel D’Agostino, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Helen Evans, Starship Children's Health, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Deidre Kelly, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • George Mazariegos, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Valérie McLin, University Hospitals Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Eytan Mor, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
  • Raymond Reding, St. Luc University Clinic, Brussels, Belgium

Surgery

  • Jeande Ville de Goyet, Bambino Gesu Childrens Hospital, Roma, Italy
  • Mureo Kasahara, Organ Transplantation Center, Tokyo, Japan
  • Ron Shapiro, Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

Thoracic (Heart/Lung)

  • Estela Azeka, Heart Institute (InCor) Univ. of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Christian Benden, Div of Pulmonary Medicine/University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Ching Kit Chen, National University of Singapore, , Singapore
  • Richard Kirk, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Melinda Solomon, SickKids, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Steven Webber, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA

Tissue Typing

  • Elaine Reed, UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Caner Suesal, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Adriana Zeevi, Biomedical Science Tower, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Local Organizing Committee

  • Gema Ariceta, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain (CHAIR)
  • Raul Abella, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Dipna Albert, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Marino Asensio, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Joan Balcells, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Ramón Charco, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Cristina Diaz de Heredia, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Nuria Montferrer, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Antonio Moreno, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Teresa Pont, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Jesus Quintero, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Josep Sánchez de Toledo, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Joan Solé, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
  • Ramón Vilalta, University Hospital Vall d’ Hebron, Barcelona, Spain