Safe Travels to Munich!
Important information to read before you leave
for IXA 2019.
All congress information has been made available in our Congress web app at https://ixa.guide.
is a web-based app that doesn’t require any download. Benefit from all
the great features such as agenda builder, messaging and attendee list
by logging into the app with the username and password you created to
register to the Congress. We also invite you to complete your profile
and upload your photo in the “My Profile” section. You will receive a
condensed pocket guide onsite which will inform you of the session
How to add the WebApp icon to your iPhone/iPad home screen
- Visit https://ixa.guide
- Tap the upload button on the browser window (box with arrow pointing up).
- Tap on 'Add to home screen’.
- Click “Add”.
- See the shortcut appear on your home screen.
How to add the WebApp icon to your Android Device home screen
- Visit https://ixa.guide
- Touch the Apps icon to display the apps drawer.
- Long-press the app icon you want to add to the Home screen.
- Drag the app to the Home screen page, lifting your finger to place the app.
Bring your job postings and special announcements.
A message board will be
available in the registration area. Feel free to post your job offers, CVs and other
Social Events and Dress Code
We want you to be comfortable throughout the Congress! Dress code is business-casual.
October 10 ||18:30-21:00
Location: E.106 / E.110
(First floor of LMU)
Included in the registration
Saturday, October 12 ||
A limited number of tickets
remain available. Please see the staff at the registration desk.
Cost per Regular Delegate
USD $100.00 (+19% VAT)
Student/Fellow/Trainee USD $35.00 (+19% VAT)
(Street address: Platzl 9), Munich’s oldest and most
famous beer hall, founded in 1589.
Click here for
Fun Facts About Hofbräuhaus.
You can rent a traditional
Bavarian costume for the evening to make it even more authentic. See www.bavarian-outfitters.com for more
information. Prices start at €33 for Lederhosen and €43 for the Dirndl dress.
Know what to pack
The average temperature
across Germany in October is 14°C. On some sunny days, this will rise by a
couple of degrees. The average low will be around 9°C. At night, it's likely to
be 7°C or 8°C. Though October is one of the driest months, you may still want
to bring an umbrella.
Remember to bring your charger and to leave your home with charged devices.
outlets are 230 volts (50 Hz) and require this plug.
From airport to downtown
The S1 and S8 S-Bahn lines
connect the airport to the Munich city center at 10-minute intervals. The S1
travels via the west of the city and the S8 via the east. The trip to the main
railway station at the city center takes approx. 35 minutes and costs 13.00 €
with the Airport-City-Day-Ticket.
The airport also has a taxi
stand. The taxi ride will cost around 70€ and it will take approximately 60 minutes to reach your destination.
is also available from the airport.
Venue Location and Access
- Ludwig Maximilian Universität München
on ground floor.
U6 (blue line); nearest stop: "Universität"
can be purchased at the blue vending machines, found at U-Bahn and
S-Bahn-stations, at many tram and bus stops and newspaper kiosks. Note: Before
first embarking, the ticket must be validated - insert the ticket into the
small stamping machines posted at the entrances to U- and S-Bahn tracks or on
trams and buses.
Bring one piece of official photo ID to collect registration
materials on your first day at the Congress.
is located on the ground floor of the Congress venue.
Registration desk phone number: +1-514-874-1717 ext. 203
recording (audio, video, still photography etc.) of any presentations
given at the Congress is strictly prohibited.
Recordings (sponsored by Abbott)
registered attendees will have the chance to view the Congress Session
recordings online on the Congress web app for up to 1 (one) year after
the Congress. TTS and/or IXA Members will also have access in the TTS.org
member section. Only presentations for which TTS received
pre-authorization from the presenter will be available for online
Otsuka Lunch Session on “Islet Xenotransplantation”
Saturday, October 12 | 12:30-13:30
speakers include Wang Wei (China), Shaun Wynyard (New Zealand),
Chung-Gyu Park (South Korea) and Barbara Ludwig (Germany).
Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors
sure to visit and connect with our sponsors and exhibitors.
c/o The Transplantation Society
505 Boulevard René-Lévesque West
Montreal, QC, H2Z 1Y7, Canada
T. +1.514.874.1717 #203