Programme Overview

This page provides you with a quick overview of the EPATH conference programme and all side activities. You can also find all plenary talks for which we received permission to share.

The full Scientific Programme (sessions & abstracts) can be consulted online at the ExOrdo platform. You can also use the search window to search by presentation, session or author.

Please find here the Book of abstracts (PDF). A programme book can be downloaded here (PDF).

Thursday 11th April 2019

8:00  start of the Surgeon’s only day

12:30 – 14:00 Opening session of the Conference
Chair: Guy T’Sjoen & Alessandra Fisher

14:00 – 14:30 Light Lunch & coffee break

14:30 – 16:30 Parallel Stream Sessions 1 &  Surgeon’s only session

16:30 – 17:30 Poster Session

18:30 – 20:00 Public Plenary Session (open for the general public, free) followed by reception
Chair: Jiska Ristori & Timo Nieder

  • Welcome Address by Guy T’Sjoen & Joz Motmans (EPATH board) & Local Organizing Committee
  • Key Note Lecture: Religion, Spirituality and Wellbeing for Trans People – Susannah Cornwall
  • Key note Lecture: Depathologisation: opportunities and challenges – Dinah Bons (strategic director TGEU)
  • Key note Lecture: Becoming myself – Vladimir Luxuria

Friday 12th April 2019

09:00 – 11:00 Plenary session: The Year in Review
Chair: Walter Bouman & Giovanni Castellini

11:00 – 11:30 coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Stream Sessions

13:00 – 14:00 lunch break

14:00 – 15:30 Multidisciplinary Workshops I

15:30 – 16:00 coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Multidisciplinary Workshops II

17:45 – 18:45 General Assembly (EPATH members only)

20:00 Dinner party (external location – transport is provided)

Saturday 13th April 2019

09:30 – 10:30 Plenary Session: Transgender Health Care in Europe
Chair: Annelou de Vries & Francesco Lombardo

  • Italy –Alessandra Fisher
  • Ireland – Vanessa Lacey
  • Poland – Bartosz Grabski & Marta Dora

10:30 – 11:00 coffee break

11:00 – 12:15 Parallel Stream Sessions

12:15 – 13:00 Plenary Closing Session (PDF of PowerPoint):

  • poster price announcement: ex eaquo outcome: congrats to:
    • “Integrated fertility counseling of trans women prior to semen cryopreservation within the genderteam” – ILONA VOORN – DE WAREM
    • “HIV and sex work in a large sample of European transgender and non-binary persons – JUDITH VAN SCHUYLENBERGH
  • announcement outcome voting of host EPATH2021: Gothenburg (Sweden) won!