Global Conferences, Events & Symposiums

Kidney Academy's mission is to provide education and collaboration to a multi-specialty and global audience serving dialysis access patients. We support all meetings and societies that aim to deliver education despite the new rules set by COVID-19. Some meetings listed below will feature highlights or select presentations on the Kidney Academy community forum for on demand viewing.​

Stay on top of all the meetings with a dialysis access component. We've compiled a list of upcoming meetings in chronological order:

ESNT | Oct 7, 2020 | Virtual | Unusual vascular access Time: Oct 7, 2020 08:00 PM Cairo 

Case presentations and discussions. Limited to 100 attendees.


VASA | Oct 8-10 2020 |  Virtual | 

The Vascular Access Society of the Americas is devoted to the advancement of the field of dialysis access through research, education and advocacy for patients with end stage kidney disease.  Every two years, VASA hosts the Vascular Access for Hemodialysis Symposium to provide an opportunity for continuing education in the field of vascular access. It will benefit all transplant, vascular and general surgeons, nephrologists, interventional radiologists, nurses, and allied health professionals. The 2020 VASA Vascular Access for Hemodialysis Symposium will be a virtual event, taking place October 8 – 10. On October 8, VASA will offer an Allied Health Pre-Conference Workshop as well as a Global Dialysis Forum.  Note: The VASA Symposium will be eligible for continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, and technicians.


CiDA  | Every Wednesday Oct 14-Nov 18 2020 | Virtual |

The Controversies in Dialysis Access (CiDA) meeting is the leading educational forum for surgeons, radiologists, nephrologists and medical staff who care for dialysis access patients. We embrace controversy, reject bias and invite input from faculty and attendees alike…This is what sets CiDA apart.


ASN | October 19-25 | Virtual |

This year's meeting is offered in a fully online format with educational presentations delivered live-streamed, simulive, and on-demand; ePosters; digital exhibit hall; virtual networking opportunities; and more. Annual Meeting content will launch October 22, recorded, and available in the meeting website through December 4.


ASVS | Oct 22-24, 2020 | Virtual |

For passionate vascular surgeons, the congress theme of “Roadmapping the Future of Vascular Surgery” will provide a great opportunity to meet on an influential vascular surgery platform and share knowledge and the advances in our field. A wide-ranging scientific program will be proposed consisting of plenary lectures, symposiums, debates, basic research, joint symposiums with the AVF, APVAS, and KSVS, and scientific presentations including oral and poster presentations and e-poster exhibitions on the most critical issues challenging our field.


VIVA | Nov 6-8, 2020 | Virtual |

VIVA Physicians is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of vascular medicine and intervention through education, research, advocacy, and collaboration. In addition to hosting VIVA (Vascular InterVentional Advances), an annual multidisciplinary vascular education conference for physicians and healthcare professionals, VIVA Physicians also presents the Vascular Leaders Forum and collaborates with other industry-leading groups to move the field forward.

KLVAC | Dec 3-4, 2020 |Blended In Person & Virtual |

With the theme of ‘Team Approach Towards Better Vascular Access’, KLVAC aims to bring together the various stakeholders (dialysis nurses and managers, nephrologists, general surgeons, plastic surgeons, urologists and vascular surgeons) involved in vascular access to work towards one common goal which is the best therapy for all renal failure patients. It will enable the various disciplines involved to share knowledge and experiences in the various aspects of vascular access.


Paris Vascular Insights | Jan 21-23, 2021 | In Person |

PARIS VASCULAR INSIGHTS is a new concept, in the continuity of the Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery Congress (CACVS) and its merger with iVAS and iMEET congresses, addressing all aspects of vascular disease.


Lucerne European Vascular Masterclass | Jan 20-23, 2021 | In Person |


ASDIN | Feb 17-21, 2020 | Virtual |


Veith | Feb 23-27, 2021 | In Person |


EVC | March 7-9, 2021 | In Person |


ISPD & Euro PD | March 27-30, 2021 | In Person |


VAS | April 7-10 | In Person |



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VAS Hemodialysis Symposium:

WoCoVA 2020

VAS Access Course

CIRSE 2020 Summit

CX: Vascular Access Master Class

European Vascular Course

Lucerne European Vascular Master Class

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