The theme of the Congress is Communication and the aim of the Congress is to unite clinicians, surgeons, laboratory scientists, nurses, transplant coordinators and all those interested in all aspects of organ transplantation and donation.The first day of Congress will include joint sessions aimed at all sectors of the community, with the Thursday programme being split into more dedicated and directed sessions for the BTS and NHSBT. Friday will continue with the BTS dedicated programme.Please note that this year the Joint gala dinner will be held on Wednesday 6th March with the theme “red and black”. We are looking forward to seeing everyone in Harrogate.