Kidney Week 2018: What's New

Early Programs

ASN offers 10 Early Programs on Tuesday, October 23 and/or Wednesday, October 24, preceding the Annual Meeting (October 25-28). New offerings are:

Learn more about all 10 Early Programs.


Your Annual Meeting registration includes complimentary access to iPosters, a cutting-edge technology resource that transforms the poster hall into an online and mobile experience—both during and after Kidney Week. iPoster features include:

  • Interactive interface to browse through uploaded posters
  • Keyword search and multiple indices to quick find uploaded posters
  • Various communication tools

Expanded Fellows-in-Training Bowl

Which nephrology training team will reign supreme? This year's competition is a two-day, single-elimination tournament in Exhibit Hall A.

  • Elimination Round on Thursday, October 25: 8 teams compete in Nephron Challenges that test medical knowledge and content retention…and buzzer skills. 4 winning teams advance to the semi-finals.
  • Semi-Finals on Friday, October 26: 4 teams compete in case-based debates. 2 winning teams advance to the finals.
  • Finals on Friday, October 26: Final 2 teams complete in Nephron Challenges.

Interested in learning more or signing up to compete? Email

ASN TV launches at Kidney Week 2018 to Highlight Innovations in Nephrology

We are excited to announce the launch of ASN TV at Kidney Week 2018. ASN TV brings a thrilling new element to the conference, using video to enhance your experience throughout this world leading event. It will serve as a unique platform to highlight the most important issues and aspects in nephrology. Learn more »