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International Conference

International Conference

The 15th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion conference will be held on May 9-11, 2019, at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York City.

Contact us

For information about meeting logistics/industry support contact Jessica Mead.



The overall objective of the conference is to bring together internationally recognized clinicians, bioengineers and basic scientists involved in research on pediatric mechanical circulatory support (MCS) systems and pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) procedures. The conference through simulations and didactic sessions provides an overview on current landscape and innovations on MCS and CPB in pediatrics.

Program Co-Directors

  • Paul Chai, MD, New York, NY
  • Sabrina Law, MD, New York, NY
  • Akif Ündar, PhD, Hershey, PA

Contact Us

Jessica Mead, Director of Special Events
Columbia University Medical Center Department of Surgery
New York, NY
  • November 9, 2018 - Early conference registration and abstract submission (online only) begins
  • January 25, 2019 - Deadline for abstract submission
  • January 25, 2019 - Exhibitor booth registration deadline
  • February 4, 2019 - Notification of accepted abstract
  • February 22, 2019 - Early registration ends
  • March 15, 2019 - Final day for manuscript submissions being considered for conference awards
  • February 23 - May 8, 2019 - Late registration
  • May 9-11, 2019 - On-site registration (only if space is available)
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Cancer Institute
Penn State University