Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What happened to the TTS 2020 Congress in Seoul?

The TTS Executive Committee and the Korean Society for Transplantation continued to monitor COVID-19 and the global effect. Our primary concern is for the health and wellbeing of our delegates, exhibitors, staff, and the wider community. We have therefore concluded that a physical meeting in Seoul in September 2020 would not be prudent.

Is TTS 2020 cancelled?

No. We are excited at the prospect of bringing you a virtual congress in September 2020 – one that will feature the most advanced scientific and clinical practices, as well as the most up-to-date developments on COVID-19. We will bring this in a virtual forum that will enable delegates around the world to participate during their preferred time zones.

Will the congress be during the same dates as the original congress?

Yes, the President’s Plenary followed by the COVID-19 symposium will be presented Sunday, September 13 (Seoul time) and the congress sessions will be streamed over the following 3 days.

What if I am not available during certain sessions?

All content will be available from Sept. 13, 2020, onwards for all TTS members and paid registrants free of charge.

What do I need to attend the virtual congress?

To attend the online congress, you need a good internet connection, your computer/laptop, and a headset/headphones as well as a valid registration.

Will there be a possibility for Q&A?

With the exception of the Plenary Session, speakers and/or chairs will be available after each presentation, to answer questions.

What time zone will the sessions be presented?

The TTS 2020 Virtual Congress sessions will be available to view in three (3) difference time zones: Asia, Europe, and North America.

Who can participate in the Virtual Congress?

Anyone that has registered for the congress can participate and attend virtually.

Will the TTS 2020 Congress offer CME?

The 28th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS 2020) will not offer CME credits.



How do I register for the congress?

To register, please go to and click "REGISTER to the Congress" to register.

When is the registration deadline?

Congress registration is open until the last congress day, September 16, 2020.

What are the registration fees for the congress?

You may view the registration fees on the TTS 2020 Congress website,

Will my registration fee for the in-person Congress in Seoul be refunded?

Yes. As a result of the changes in our Congress format, a full refund will be given for all registration fees paid for the in-person Congress in Seoul.

Will my flight be refunded?

Please contact your airline directly regarding ticket cancellations. TTS 2020 is not responsible for any cancellation fees or penalties.

Will I receive a Certificate of Participation?

Post congress, every registered attendee will receive a Certificate of Participation upon completion of a small evaluation questionnaire.

Abstracts & Posters

My abstract has been accepted, what happens now?

The program will have daily spots for abstract presentations. There will be the possibility of presenting your poster online. We will soon be contacting you with details.

Will there be poster sessions?

Eposters will be available to view at any time.

Will my abstract still be published?

Accepted and confirmed abstracts will be published in the Transplantation journal, but you must be registered to the virtual congress.

I wish to withdraw my abstract, what do I do?

If you would like to withdraw your abstract, please let us know as soon as possible by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We can withdraw the abstract from the Transplantation journal until June 19, 2020 at the latest.

Abstracts & Posters