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By Jan Eyckmans

On October 5, 2017 Eurotransplant invites you to attend the Jubilee Congress including a Press Conference and Presidential Symposium on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the organization and international cooperation in organ exchange for the benefit of patients awaiting organ transplantation or having been transplanted.

Press Conference

Date: October 5, 2017

Time: 10:30 – 11:15 hrs

Venue: Willem-Alexander Zaal, Hotel van Oranje, Noordwijk, the Netherlands

Topics: achievements 50 years international organ exchange in Eurotransplant, past, present and future of matching between donor and recipient, future developments in organ allocation and international knowledge sharing on organ transplantation


  • Prof.dr.med. Bruno Meiser (President of the International Board of Eurotransplant)
  • Prof.dr. Frans Claas (Professor Immunogenetics of transplantation and Head of the Eurotransplant Reference Laboratory)
  • Dr. Peter Branger (General Director Eurotransplant)
  • Dr. Undine Samuel (Medical Director Eurotranpslant)


Presidential symposium

Also on October 5, 2017 Eurotransplant is honored that his majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands will be present at the Presidential symposium and will receive the 1st edition of a Eurotransplant Jubilee Book. This Presidential symposium is open to accredited journalists.

Date: October 5, 2017

Time: 15:00 – 16:00 hrs

Venue: Wintertuin, Hotel van Oranje, Noordwijk, the Netherlands


  • Prof.dr. Milan Kujundžić, Minister of Health, Republic of Croatia
  • Mrs. Rafaella Bruno-Pinto, lung-recipient
  • Prof.dr.med. Bruno Meiser, President of the International Board of Eurotransplant


Request for accreditation

Please send your request for accreditation by email to the Eurotransplant Press Office before September 29, 2017.

Juliette van der Laan or Theresa Scheeben

Phone number: +31-71-5795700

E-Mail: pressinfo@eurotransplant.org


More information

Eurotransplant website: https://www.eurotransplant.org

Jubilee Congress: http://jubilee.eurotransplant.org/



E-mail: pressinfo@eurotransplant.org

Phone number: +31-71-5795700


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