2022 Annual Meeting Schedule

Please note that all times are listed in Central Daylight Time (CDT). All posters and concurrent sessions will be available in the virtual platform on demand, and links will soon be made available to participate in the scheduled events below. Timing of schedule may be subject to change, so make sure to check back often for updates!

Thursday, October 20

12:00 - 2:00 pm
Immunology Preconference (Pre-registration required) (Available for virtual and in-person attendees) 
Jongwon Yoo, PhD MSN BSN
After attending this immunology session, participants will be able to become familiar with basic concepts in transplant immunology, recognize what an HLA protein is, identify the three major types of graft rejection, learn the different types of antibody testing performed in the HLA laboratory, and understand how the virtual crossmatch is performed and the limitations to using it.

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Leadership Preconference (Pre-registration required) (Available for in-person attendees only) 
Laura Taylor, PhD RN ANEF FAAN and Stacia M. Hays, DNP, APRN, CNE, CCTC, FAANP
Recognizing and growing your leader skill set is needed today more than ever before. Dr. Taylor is an educator, transplant researcher, and small business owner who has mentored and guided hundreds of nurses with her award-winning professional development program, GuIDE to Degree, LLC (www.guidetodegree.com) Currently a Professor at the Uniformed Services University, Dr. Taylor ‘s distinctive Ready to Launch program is crafted to support military healthcare providers around the world integrate concepts of military officership & operational readiness with professional development. Join us to uncover 5 essential best practices that successful leaders put into action every day – and learn how you can put them into action immediately!

6:00 - 8:00 pm 
Opening Reception (In person only)

Concurrent sessions will be assigned to specific time slots shortly. See confirmed speakers and topics here.

Friday, October 21

8:00 - 8:30 am
Welcome / Presidential address 

8:30 - 9:30 am 
Keynote: The limits of refusal: An ethical review of solid organ transplantation and vaccine hesitancy
Marian Michaels

9:40 - 10:10 am 
Concurrent Sessions

10:10 - 11:00 am
Exhibit and Poster hall

11:00 - 11:30 am
Concurrent Sessions

11:40 am - 12:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions 

12:10 - 1:10 pm
Lunch Break

1:10 - 2:10 pm
Ethics Panel 

2:20 - 2:50 pm
Concurrent Sessions 

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Invited Speaker: Living Donor Transplant
Michelle James, MS, RN, CNS, CCTN 

4:10 - 4:40 pm
Concurrent Sessions 

4:50 - 5:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions

Saturday, October 22

8:00 - 9:00 am
Keynote: Understanding the lenses we wear to create stronger empathy and connections.
Kenann McKenzie

9:10 - 9:40 am
Concurrent Sessions 

9:40 - 10:00 am 
Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am 
Patient Panel 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Lunch Break

12:10 - 12:40 pm
Concurrent Sessions 

12:50 - 1:20 pm
Concurrent Sessions 

1:30 - 2:10 pm
Concurrent Sessions 

2:20 - 2:50 pm
Concurrent Session

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Invited Speaker

4:15- 5:15 pm 
Networking Event (in person only)

Sunday, October 23

8:30 - 9:00 am
Membership Meeting

9:10 - 9:40 am
Concurrent Sessions

9:50 - 9:20 am
Concurrent Sessions

9:20 - 9:40 am
Break

9:40 - 10:10 am
Concurrent Sessions

10:20 - 11:20 am
Panel