Dear Colleagues,

Greetings from the APELSO 2021, Taiwan!

It is my great pleasure to announce that the Asia-Pacific Extracorporeal Life Support Organization 2021 Conference (APELSO 2021) and the 5th Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwan Society for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Organ Support and the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwan Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery and the 2021 Annual Meeting of The Society of Extracorporeal Technology of Taiwan The Republic of China will be held on October 29-31, 2021 in Taipei, Taiwan!

APELSO 2021 is authorized by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), who is an international non-profit consortium of health care institutions who are dedicated to the development and evaluation of novel therapies for support of failing organ systems. The APELSO 2021 is going to provide a great opportunity for all colleagues to stimulate and share the most up-to-date medical knowledge, and to carry on the goal of APELSO to keep making great contribution and development in the field of Extracorporeal Life Support, even more to discover and bring the better life to our world.

Taking this wonderful opportunity, we sincerely invite you to attend the conference and take advantage of this special occasion to renew contacts, exchange ideas and researches of the advancement development of Extracorporeal Life Support. I believe with your support and participation; we will make this conference successful and remarkable!

The international cooperation is promisingly progress because of the pandemic COVID 19, but the meeting to communicate seems to reduce in number in the year. More and more topics and study targets are undergoing, and we believe the excellent result will be coming out in this meeting. Let pray together to get through this pandemic episode.

Yours truly,

Yih-Sharng Chen

Chairman
Asia-Pacific Chapter of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

 


Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the organizing committee, It is my great honor to share with you the exciting information that the Asia-Pacific Extracorporeal Life Support Organization 2021 Conference (APELSO 2021) and the 5th Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwan Society for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Organ Support and the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwan Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery and the 2021 Annual Meeting of The Society of Extracorporeal Technology of Taiwan The Republic of China will be held in NTUH International Convention Center, Taipei from October 29-31, 2021!

This year’s conference will bring together with experts and practitioners to exchange the knowledge of new scientific advances and share ideas in new developments of the cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. We believe the programs will enable you to broaden the views among thousands of physicians, scientists, and allied professionals.

It is our great honor to have your attendance, wish you an enjoyable stay in Taipei, and hope you bring home the most beautiful memories.

We look forward to seeing you in Taipei in October 2021!

Sincerely yours,

Chien-Sung Tsai

President
Taiwan Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery


Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Welcome everyone to attend the 2021 APELSO Asia-Pacific Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Conference and the 5th Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwan Society for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Organ Support and the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of Taiwan Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery and the 2021 Annual Meeting of The Society of Extracorporeal Technology of Taiwan The Republic of China in Taiwan! On behalf of the Society of Extracorporeal Circulation Technology of the Republic of China (SECTROC Taiwan), Lee-Mei sincerely welcomes you all. Taiwan is honored to have the opportunity to host the APELSO Asia Pacific Extracorporeal Life Support Organization International Annual Conference, which is held in Taiwan for the first time in many years. All members share the honor and go all out to organize this annual meeting!

Promoting the holding of the International Annual Conference in Taiwan has always been the goal of the SECTROC Association of Extracorporeal Circulation Technology of the Republic of China. Through the hosting of the annual meeting, all ECMO experts can gather to discuss issues of common concern, thereby enhancing the global application of ECMO and effectively improving the safety of patients in hospital and the quality of care. The 21st century has benefited from the development of modern medicine, the improvement of the overall physical environment, and the improvement of the medical environment, which extends the lives of patients. It is hoped that through the discussion at this conference, experts will have academic exchanges and experience sharing with domestic experts and scholars in the field of in vitro life support. Continue to adhere to our mission and mission, and draw an updated trend for patients around the world to use ECMO technology! Through the discussions and exchanges in the next few days, the friendship between experts and scholars from ECMO from all over the world will be deepened.

In the spare time of attending the conference, I hope that all the guests will have the opportunity to explore Taiwan. Lee-Mei believes that Taiwan’s beautiful scenery, world-famous cuisine, and friendly people will enrich your luggage and return with a full load!

Finally, on behalf of SECTROC Taiwan, I would like to thank the APELSO Executive Committee for the guidance and support. Taiwan is honored to host this conference. I wish the annual conference a success and all the attendee a wonderful and unforgettable time in Taiwan.

Sincerely yours,

Lee-Mei Peng

President
The Society of Extracorporeal Technology of Taiwan The Republic of China