Thursday, February 11, 2021

[DMANET] Day of talks on kidney exchange (ENCKEP Final Action Conference) - Friday 19 February

The Final Conference of the ENCKEP COST Action (European Network for Collaboration on Kidney Exchange Programmes) will take place on Friday 19 February 2021, showcasing results from the Action and featuring external speakers. See and for more information about ENCKEP. Some talks may be of interest to a wider audience, hence we are advertising this event beyond ENCKEP.

Please register via to obtain the Zoom link.

Schedule: all timings are Central European Time (CET), GMT+1

Friday 19 February, Morning

0930-1000: Fairness models for multi-agent kidney exchange programmes, Xenia Klimentova, Ana Viana, João Pedro Pedroso, Nicolau Santos

1000-1030: Novel Integer Programming models for the stable kidney exchange problem, Xenia Klimentova, Péter Biró, Ana Viana, Virginia Costa, João Pedro Pedroso

1030-1100: New algorithms for hierarchical optimisation in kidney exchange programmes, Maxence Delorme, Sergio García, Jacek Gondzio, Joerg Kalcsics, David Manlove and William Pettersson

1100-1130: break

1130-1200: Measuring the gains of the participation of compatible pairs to kidney exchange programs at a local level, Péter Biró, Radu Mincu, Lucrezia Furian, Antonio Nicolò

1200-1230: Long term simulation analysis of deceased donor initiated chains in kidney exchange programs, Utkarsh Verma, Narayan Rangaraj

Friday 19 February, Afternoon

1400-1430: Demonstration of the ENCKEP simulator, Xenia Klimentova / Péter Biró

1430-1500: Presentation of ENCKEP simulator results, Christian Jacquelinet

1500-1515: Transnational collaboration: the Scandiatransplant Exchange Programme, Tommy Andersson

1515-1530: Transnational collaboration involving the Czech Republic, Austria and Israel, Jiří Froněk

1530-1600: break

1600-1615: Transnational collaboration: the Australian and New Zealand Paired Kidney Exchange (ANZKX) Programme, Paolo Ferrari

1615-1645: Maintaining KPD while building LPE during a pandemic: the U.S. Experience, Ruthanne Leishman

Best regards,
David Manlove (ENCKEP Chair)

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