Time Table

­­November 21, 2018 Wednesday (Pre-Congress)

8:00-8:10 Welcome and Opening Speech
8:10-10:00 Pre-Transplant Immunological Evaluation: Shakiba (Iran)
Structural Based HLA Matching in Kidney Transplantation: Nikuoinejad (Iran)
Virtual Crossmatch in Kidney Transplantation, is it better? Samavat (Iran)
Biomarkers in Kidney Transplantation: Myth or Reality? Malvezzi (France)
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-12:30 Non-HLA Targets of Alloantibodies in Kidney Transplantation: Argani (Iran)
Induction in Renal Transplantation: Ahmadpoor (France)
Kidney Transplantation in Highly Sensitized Patients: Prof. Glotz (France)
Desensitization Strategies Before Kidney Transplantation: The Novel Methods, Shakiba (Iran)
12:30-14:00 Prayer Time and Lunch
14:00-16:00 Immunological Risk Factors of Ischemic Heart Disease after Kidney Transplantation: Prof. Khatami
How to Prevent Cardiovascular Disorders Post-Transplant: Prof. Rostaing (France)
Cardiovascular Assessment and Interventions in Transplant Candidates and Recipients: Prof. Kazemisaleh (Iran)
Update on living donation; new paradigms: Ahmadpoor (France)
16:00-16:30​ Break
16:30-18:00 Highlights in Transplant Immunology: Ahmadpoor (France)

­­November 22, 2018 Thursday

8:00-9:00 Oral Presentation
9:00-11:00 Allograft Survival Risk Stratification: Ahmadpoor (France), 20 min---Question: 5 min
Desensitization in the Real Life: The Grenoble Successful Experience: Prof. Rostaing (France), 20 min---Question: 5 min
Anti-Complement Therapy in Kidney Transplantation: Prof. Glotz (France), 20 min--- Question: 5 min
ABO Incompatible Kidney Transplantation: A Fairly Simple Feat! Malvezzi (France), 20 min--- Question: 5 min
Desensitization Using Specific Anti-HLA antibody Removal. Shakiba (Iran), 20 min--- Question: 5 min
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:00 Plenary Endothelial Cell Immunoregulation is Impaired by Inflammation and by Donor Specific Antibodies: Prof. Mooney (France)
12:00-13:30 mTOR Inhibitors and Anti-Viral Effects: Prof. Rostaing (France), 20 min
Switch From CNIs to Belatacept: From the Literature to the Bedside: Malvezzi (France), 20 min
Treatments in Antibody Mediated Rejection: Prof. Glotz (France), 20 min
Question: 10 min
13:30-15:30 Prayer Time and Lunch
15:30-18:00 Immunological Risk Assessment In Kidney Transplantation: Case discussions, Ahmadpoor (France), Shakiba (Iran) and Nikuoinejad (Iran)
15:30-18:00 Nephropathology of Kidney Transplantation: Case Discussions (1)- Najafian (USA), Sadeghipoor (Iran)

­­November 23, 2018 Friday

8:00-9:00 Oral Presentation
9:00-11:00 Epidemiology of HCV infection among hemodialysis patients in Iran and prevention strategies: Einollahi (Iran), 20 min
Management of HCV infection in CKD patients:Alavian (Iran), 30 min
Management of Hepatitis C infection in kidney transplant recipients:Rizzetto (Italy), 30 min
HCV infection and kidney disease:Abasi 30 min
Question: 10 min
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:00 Plenary Update in Banff Classification: Prof. Bastani (USA)
12:00-13:30 Updates in Fabry Disease: Najafian (USA), 30 min
Management of AL Amyloidosis: Update, Leung (USA), 30 min
Structural Predictors of Progression in Diabetic kidney Disease: Najafian (USA), 30 min
Cast Nephropathy – What Do We Really Know: Leung (USA), 30
13:30-15:30 Prayer Time and Lunch
15:30-18:00 Nephropathology: Case Discussions (2)- Najafian (USA),  Sadeghipoor (Iran)
15:30-18:00 The Use of Rituximab in Kidney Disease: What The Nephrologist Needs to Know- Rahbar (Iran), Nemati (Iran), Shahidi (Iran) and Nazemian (Iran)

­­November 24, 2018 Saturday

8:00-9:00 Oral Presentation
9:00-11:00 Fluid Management in 4 Steps of Shock:Kashani (USA), 30 min
Contrast Induced Nephropathy; Through the Lens of Nephrology:Dalili (Iran), 30 min
Recent Advances in Acute Kidney Injury: Kashani (USA), 30 min
Residual Renal Function Post-AKI: Nasiri (Iran), 30 min
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:00 Plenary Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance: Leung (USA)
11:30-13:00 An Update on Uric Acid: Prof. Bastani (USA), 30 min
Chloride: A Forgotten Electrolyte: Kashani (USA), 30 min
Magnesium in kidney diseases: Should we care? Rashid Farokhi (Iran) 30 min