Meeting at a Glance

All sessions will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In-Depth Symposia

5:30 pm

Congress Begins

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm  

Opening Reception with Exhibits
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm   

Poster Session A in Exhibit Hall - Presenters in Attendance
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

Sunday, May 31, 2020 

7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 am – 8:15 am

7:00 AM Jump Starts             

8:15 am – 8:30 am   

Break

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Plenary Session I

9:30 am – 9:45 am   

Joint Award Session

9:45 am – 10:00 am

AST Awards

10:00 am – 10:15 am

AST Lifetime Achievement Award

10:15 am – 10:30 am

ASTS Research Grants

10:30 am – 10:45 am

ASTS Pioneer Award

10:30 am - 2:00 pm Exhibit Hall Access with Companies in Attendance
Poster Session B Viewing
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2
10:45 am – 11:15 am

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall 
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

11:15 am – 12:45 pm  

IMPACT Sessions

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Concessions for Purchase in Exhibit Hall A
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm  

Break

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Proposed Sponsored Satellite Symposia 

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm 

Lunch & Learn Workshops - Limited Attendance 
(Additional Fee, Ticketed Events)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Expert VIP Meet-Ups - Limited Attendance 
(Additional Fee, Ticketed Events)
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm  

Focus in Transplantation: Basic

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Session B Viewing Closed*
*Exhibit Meeting Room Appointments Available for Entrance in Exhibit Hall During This Time
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm   

Break

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm  

 Oral Abstract Sessions

2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 

Student Program

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm Exhibit Hall with Companies in Attendance
Poster Session B Viewing
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm   

Oral Abstract Sessions

5:45 pm – 8:00 pm  

ASTS Town Hall & Reception
Grand Hall, Level 2

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Poster Session B in Exhibit Hall A - Presenters in Attendance
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

Monday, June 1, 2020

7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 am – 8:15 am  

7:00 AM Jump Starts

8:15 am – 8:30 am

Break

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Plenary Session II

9:15 am – 9:45 am

ASTS Presidential Address

9:45 am – 10:15 am

AST Presidential Address

10:15 am – 10:45 am  

State-of-the-Art Lecture

10:30 am - 2:00 pm Exhibit Hall with Companies in Attendance
Poster Session C Viewing
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2
10:45 am – 11:15 am 

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

IMPACT Sessions

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Concessions for Purchase in Exhibit Hall A
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Break

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Proposed Sponsored Satellite Symposia 
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Luncheon & Learn Workshops - Limited Attendance
(Additional Fee, Ticketed Events)

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Expert VIP Meet-Ups - Limited Attendance
(Additional Fee, Ticketed Events)
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Focus in Transplantation: Translational
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Session C Viewing Closed*
*Exhibit Meeting Room Appointments Available for Entrance in Exhibit Hall During This Time
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm 

Oral Abstract Sessions

3:30 pm - 7:00 pm Exhibit Hall with Companies in Attendance
Poster Session C Viewing
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Oral Abstract Sessions

5:45 pm – 8:00 pm  

AST Town Hall & Reception
Grand Hall, Level 2

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm    

Poster Session C in Exhibit Hall A - Presenters in Attendance
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 am – 8:15 am    7:00 AM Jump Starts
8:15 am – 8:30 am   

Break

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Plenary Session III

9:15 am – 9:45 am

State-of-the-Art Lecture

9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – 10:45 am   

Controversies in Transplantation - Basic

10:00 am – 10:45 am  

Controversies in Transplantation - Clinical

10:30 am - 2:00 pm Exhibit Hall Access with Companies in Attendance
Poster Session D Viewing
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2
10:45 am – 11:15 am

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall A

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

IMPACT Sessions

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Concessions for Purchase in Exhibit Hall A
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Break

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Proposed Sponsored Satellite Symposia 
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm  

Luncheon & Learn Workshops - Limited Attendance
(Additional Fee, Ticketed Events)

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm  

Expert VIP Meet-Ups - Limited Attendance
(Additional Fee, Ticketed Events)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Exhibit Hall and Poster Session D Viewing Closed*
*Exhibit Meeting Room Appointments Available for Entrance in Exhibit Hall During This Time
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm    

Break

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm  

Oral Abstract Sessions

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Featured Symposium
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm Exhibit Hall with Companies in Attendance
Poster Session D Viewing 
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm 

Oral Abstract Sessions

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Poster Session D in Exhibit Hall - Presenters in Attendance
Exhibit Hall A, Level 2

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 am – 8:15 am 

7:00 AM Jump Starts        

8:15 am – 8:30 am

Break

8:30 am – 10:00 am   

Plenary Session IV

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Coffee Break

10:15 am – 11:00 am

ATC's People's Choice Award Session

11:00 am - 12:00 pm What's Hot; What's New