General information

The 3rd Congress of the European Group – International Society for Apheresis (E-ISFA) was held as a joint event with the 13th Congress of the International Society of Apheresis (ISFA) in virutal form. The first joint congress took place from March 17 to 20, 2021 and attracted more than 500 delegates from allover the world.

CME credits and other certifications

  • The congress was recognised by the Saxon State Medical Association as an advanced training event and certified with 3 CME points per half day of the event. Confirmation of participation will be sent out shortly.
  • Die Pflegefortbildung wurde von der Registrierung beruflich Pflegender mit 12 Weiterbildungspunkten zertifiziert.
    The continuing nursing education was certified by the Registration of Professional Nurses with 12 continuing education
  • Die lipidologische Fortbildung am Freitagnachmittag wird von der DGFF (Lipid-Liga) als Fortbildung für Lipidologen anerkannt.

Congress language

The official congress language is English. The program for scientists/ physicians will be held in English but the sessions for nurses will be held in German.


Chairmen/ Scientific Coordination

Congress chair on behalf of E-ISFA
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Julius
University Hospital Dresden
Fetscherstr. 74
01307 Dresden, Germany

Congress chair on behalf of ISFA
Andre A. Kaplan, MD, FACP, FASN
Professor Emeritus
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
300 UConn Health Boulevard
Farmington, CT 06030, USA
President of ISFA, 2019-2021

Scientific Committee

(in alphabetical order)

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Julius (Chair)University Hospital DresdenDresden, Germany
Prof. Dr. Bernd HohensteinNephrological Center Villingen-SchwenningenVillingen-Schwenningen, Germany
PD Dr. Kristina HöligUniversity Hospital DresdenDresden, Germany
Prof. Dr. Reinhard KlingelApheresis Reasearch InstituteCologne, Germany
Dr. Wolfgang RamlowNephrocare Rostock GmbHRostock, Germany
Dr. Ulrike SchatzUniversity Hospital DresdenDresden, Germany
Prof. Dr. Volker J. SchettlerNephrologisches Zentrum Göttingen GbRGöttingen, Germany

Congress Office

K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
Dr. Jessica Heimbecher

Bautzner Str. 117–119
01099 Dresden, Germany