Meeting History

In this section you will find the dates of all the meetings, the location, the organizer and the scientific committee in charge

4-7 Sept 1977

International Kupffer Cell Symposium

Noordwijkerhout,  Netherlands

Organized by E. Wisse and D.L. Knook

29 Aug – 2 Sept 1982

2nd International Kupffer Cell Symposium

Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands

Organized by E. Wisse and D.L. Knook

23 -27 Sept. 1985

3rd International Kupffer Cell Symposium

Strasbourg, France

Organized by A. Kirn

Scientific Organizing Committee: A. Kirn, K. Decker, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K. Wake, E.Wisse

25-29 Sept. 1988

4th International Kupffer Cell Symposium

Titisee, Fed. Rep. of Germany

Organized by K. Decker

Scientific Organizing Committee: A. Kirn, K. Decker, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K.Wake, E.Wisse

At this meeting, it was decided to change the name of subsequent meetings to, “International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid” and to hold the meetings every two years.

26-30 Aug .1990

5th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Tucson, AZ, USA

Organized by R.S. McCuskey

Scientific Organizing Committee: R.S. McCuskey, K. Decker, A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, K. Wake, E.Wisse

23-27 Aug. 1992

6th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Antwerp, Belgium

Organized by E. Wisse

Scientific Organizing Committee: E.Wisse, K.Decker, V. Desmet, A. Kirn , D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K. Wake

4-8 Sept. 1994

7th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Kyoto, Japan

Organized by K. Wake

Scientific Organizing Committee: K. Wake, M.J.P. Arthur, C. Balabaud, K. Decker, A.M. Gressner, A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, E.Wisse

1-5 Sept. 1996

8th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Bordeaux, France

Organized by C. Balabaud

Scientific Organizing Committee: C. Balabaud, M.J.P. Arthur, K. Decker, A.M. Gressner, A. Kirn , D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, K. Wake, E.Wisse

27 Sept.- 1 Oct. 1998

9th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Christchurch, New Zealand

Organized by R. Fraser

Scientific Organizing Committee: R. Fraser, M.J.P. Arthur, C. Balabaud, K. Decker, A.M. Gressner, H. Jaeschke, A. Kirn, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, Y. Shiratori, K.Wake, E.Wisse

3-7 Sept. 2000

10th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Southampton, U.K.

Organized by  M.J.P. Arthur

Scientific Organizing Committee:  M.J.P. Arthur, C. Balabaud, A.M. Gressner, H. Jaeschke, D.L. Knook, R.S. McCuskey, M. Naito, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød, K. Wake, F. Vidal-Vanaclocha, E.Wisse

At this meeting, it was decided to reorganize the Scientific Organizing Committee for the next meeting by having rotating terms of office (normally 6 years) and two representatives from each of the following areas of the world: Europe, USA/Canada, Japan/Pacific. The Southampton meeting also was last to have the Proceedings published by the Kupffer Cell Foundation.

25-29 Aug. 2002

11th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Tucson, AZ, USA

Organized by  R.S. McCuskey

Scientific Organizing Committee:  R.S. McCuskey, H. Jaeschke, M. Naito, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød, F. Vidal-Valenclocha

At this meeting it was decided to publish the proceedings in a supplement issue of the new “on line” journal, Comparative Hepatology.

5-9 Sept. 2004

12th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Bilbao, Spain

Organized by  F. Vidal-Vanaclocha

Scientific Organizing Committee:  F. Vidal-Vanaclocha, H. Jaeschke, R.S. McCuskey, M. Naito, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød

At this meeting, it was decided to discontinue publication of a Proceedings due to cost and potential conflicts with publication in journals.

3-6 Sept. 2006

13th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Niigata, Japan

Organized by  M. Naito

Scientific Organizing Committee:  M. Naito, H. Jaeschke, Y. Shiratori, B. Smedsrød, H. Tsukamoto, F. Vidal-Vanaclocha

31 Aug. – 4 Sept. 2008

14th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Tromsø, Norway

Organized by  B. Smedsrød

Scientific Organizing Committee:  B. Smedsrød, H. Jaeschke, M. Naito, H. Tsukamoto, F. Vidal-Vanaclocha

At this meeting a motion was made and approved by an overwhelming majority to form an official society in support of mutual interest in research and education for liver non-parenchymal and parenchymal cells.

December 2008

Election was held for a new society. International Society for Hepatic Sinusoidal Research (ISHSR) has been adopted and new governing Council members were elected.

29 Aug. – 1 Sept. 2010

15th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Pasadena, California, USA

Organized by  H. Tsukamoto

Scientific Organizing Committee:  H. Tsukamoto, H. Jaeschke, D. Brenner, L. DeLeve, V. Kalra, K. Asahina.

22-24 Sept. 2011

16th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Florence, Italy

Organized by  M. Pinzani

23-25 Sept. 2013

17th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Osaka, Japan

Organized by  N. Kawada

Scientific Organizing Committee:  Hepatic Sinusoidal Research Japan (HSRJ), Japanese Society of the Research of Hepatic Cells

11-13 Nov. 2015

18th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Asilomar, California, USA

Organized by   L. Nagy

14-17 June 2017

19th International Symposium on Cells of the Hepatic Sinusoid

Galway, Ireland

Organized by  A. Wheatley

Local Organizing Committee: J. Gracia-Sancho, P. Lalor, B. Mallard, M. Muhamad, A. McCormick, R. McCuskey, K. Rombouts, A. Wheatley

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