c/o The Transplantation Society
505 Boul. René-Lévesque West, Suite 1401
Montréal, QC H2Z 1Y7 Canada
Tel.: 514.874.1717 ext.203 - This number will connect you to the onsite team.
Conference management platform: https://guide.ixa2019.org
LMU - Ludwig Maximilian Universität München
Address: Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
Registration on ground floor.
U-Bahn U6 (blue line); nearest stop: "Universität"
Tickets can be purchased at the blue vending machines, found at U- and S-Bahn-stations, at many tram and bus stops and newspaper kiosks. Note: Before first embarking, the ticket must be validated - insert the ticket into the small stamping machines posted at the entrances to U- and S-Bahn tracks or on trams and buses.
Saving Money on Transportation
Tageskarte (day ticket): good for a day of travel within the inner city costs 6.40€ for one adult.
Partner Tageskarte:, costs 12.29€ and is good for up to 5 people traveling together
3-Tageskarte (3-day ticket): costs 16€
Partner 3-Tageskarte: good for up to 5 people traveling together, costs 28.20€.
You can buy these cards from the ticket vending machines or at station ticket windows.
The speaker ready room is located on the ground floor in room A.020.
The speaker ready room will be open during the following hours:
October 10 07:00-17:30
October 11 07:00-17:00
October 12 07:00-17:00
October 13 07:00-10:30
IXA 2019 is not accredited for continuing professional education.
A personalized Certificate of Attendance will be sent to all participants via email by the end of October.
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All registered attendees will have the chance to view the Congress Session recordings online on the Congress web app for up to a year after the Congress. TTS and/or IXA Members will also have access in the TTS.org member section. Only presentations for which TTS received pre-authorization from the presenter will be available for online viewing.
The Euro is the national currency. Automatic teller machines and exchange offices are readily available. Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards.
The following exchange rates apply (September16, 2019).
1 Euro = 1.10 USD
Visit www.x-rates.com to consult daily exchange rates.
For any emergency or first aid services, please see the Congress staff.
The Congress evaluation form is available online. The link will be sent to delegates on October 12 by email and through the app alerts, with reminders being sent in the following days. The Organizing Committees and IXA council appreciate your constructive feedback.
The Exhibit Hall is located in the main common area on the ground floor of the LMU. Given the long program hours, it is at the exhibitors' discretion when to staff their table top exhibit.
October 10 09:45-21:00
October 11 09:45-16:00
October 12 09:45-16:00
English is the official language of the Congress. Therefore, the program will be presented in English only.
The Organizing Committee and/or the International Xenotransplantation Association and/or The Transplantation Society and/or any of suppliers shall not be held liable for personal accidents or losses or damage to private property of registered participants of the IXA 2019 Congress. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to personal insurance.
The LMU is a public building. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR PERSONAL ITEMS UNATTENDED.
Any lost and found items will be held at the registration desk for the duration of the event. For any unclaimed items after the meeting, please contact The Transplantation Society.
The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is forbidden in all areas
The registration desk will be in operation during these hours:
October 10 07:00-20:00
October 11 07:00-17:00
October 12 07:30-17:00
October 13 07:30-13:00
Entrance to the scientific sessions and the exhibition will be limited to badge holders only. For security purposes, all participants must wear their name badges to all social functions.
Current VAT rate in Germany is 19% for most goods and services. There is reduced VAT rate (7%) for some goods and services. Reduced VAT rate applies e.g. on sales of certain foods, books, transports, magazines, flowers.
Thurdsay, October 10 ||18:30-21:00
Location: E.106 / E.110 (First Floor)
Included in the registration fees.
Saturday, October 12 || 19:30-23:00
Social Networking Event
A limited number of tickets remain available. Please see the staff at the registration desk.
Cost per Regular Delegate USD $100.00 (+19% VAT)
Cost per Student/Fellow/Trainee USD $35.00 (+19% VAT)
Location: HOFBRÄUHAUS (Street address: Platzl 9)
Munich’s oldest and most famous beer hall, founded in 1589.
Click Here for Fun Facts About Hofbräuhaus.
UCT/GMT +2 hours
Service and VAT are included in the menu price in restaurants, bars, etc. all over Germany. Still, it is typical to "round up" the amount to some more-or-less round figure. A rule of thumb is to add 5-10%, generally ending with a full Euro amount.
You can view the full list of activities here:
Abstracts being presented during the IXA 2019 Congress are available through the Xenotransplantation Journal.
(link to be provided by early October)