20th Annual NATA Symposium, Berlin, April 4-5, 2019

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Don't miss the 20th Annual NATA Symposium – Join us in Berlin on April 4-5, 2019!


Prof. Samama, incoming NATA chair, extends an invitation to the 20th NATA Symposium



Prof. Meier, chair of NATA's scientific committee,
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Dates & venue

The 20th Annual NATA Symposium on Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis will take place on April 4-5, 2019 at Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Friedrichstraße 151, 1117 Berlin, Germany.


Scientific Programme

The scientific committee has selected the following topics for plenary sessions:

  • Patient Blood Management – Past, Present and Future
  • Patient Blood Management in Surgery – Preoperative Preparation
  • Patient Blood Management – Does It Work in Children Too?
  • Iron Therapy in Special Indications
  • Underrated Measures in Patient Blood Management
  • Emergency Care of Patients Receiving Antithrombotics
  • Best Posters – Presentations and Awards
  • Red Blood Cell Transfusion – How Low Can/Should We Go?
  • Anticoagulation
  • Stop the Bleeding!
  • Safety of Blood and Blood Products
  • Breaking News


Please click on the link below to view the preliminary scientific programme.
20th Annual Symposium Scientific Programme


Abstract submission

Berlin - aerial view
Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters, and each poster will be visited by two moderators during one of the five breaks of the symposium.

The presenters of the 8 best-rated abstracts will be invited to give a 5-minute presentation followed by a 3-minute discussion during the Best Posters session scheduled on April 4 from 16:40 to 18:10. The 3 best oral communications will selected by audience voting using the “NATA Forum” App.



It is recommended to register before February 22, 2019 in order to benefit from 'early bird' rates. Please click on the link below to register online.
20th Annual NATA Symposium Online Registration

Alternatively, you may download the registration form and send the completed document by fax or email. Please click on the link below to dowload the registration form.
20th Annual NATA Symposium Registration Form



We are pleased to inform you that there are negotiated rates for NATA delegates (individuals or groups) at Maritim proArte. Contact details for booking: mail: info.bpa@maritim.de; phone: +49 302 033 4410. It is important to mention the codeword “Annual NATA symposium” to obtain the negotiated rates.

Conference Dinner

Gendarmerie Hauptstadtrestaurant Berlin

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday, April 4
at 19:30 at Hauptstadtrestaurant Gendarmerie (website).

The restaurant is nicely located, near the historic Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin Mitte and within a 7-minute walking distance from Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin.

For more information, please click on the link below to download the conference dinner registration form.
20th Annual NATA Symposium Conference Dinner Registration Form