To Create awareness and Knowledge about Scientific advances ,Research and clinical management in the Fields of Heart , Lung Transplants and Heart failure including assist devices , among medical professionals and general public and facilitate establishment of infrastructure in achieving these objectives in India . To achieve these aims and objectives, the Society shall: -Hold periodical meetings, conferences and social gatherings -Arrange clinical courses, discussions and demonstration on any subject of interest to the society. -Actively encourage research, teaching and training programs at various centers. -Engage in public education and training with the objective of better preventive programs for the welfare of all. -Publish, distribute or otherwise circulate, records, transactions, proceedings of the various meetings and conferences of the society, publish and circulate a journal which shall have a character specially related to cardiovascular sciences and shall be the official organ of the society. -Coordinate as necessary and as seen fit with other Societies or Organizations having similar and allied objectives. -Raise and borrow funds to meet the objectives of the society and invest in any funds belonging to the society not immediately required in accordance with the provision of the sec 11(5) of the IT act 1961. -Erect, maintain m improve or alter and keep in repairing any building occupied by the society -Do all such other acts as are cognate to the objectives of the society or are incidental or conductive to the attainment of the above objectives. -Promote clinical advances in the field of mechanical assist devices and artificial organs in the field of end stage heart and /or lung failure -Actively promote research in the field of Heart and/or lung transplantation and mechanical assist devices like ECMO, ventricular assist devices etc. The Annual Meeting of Indian Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (INSHLT) in Association with Asian Society of Transplantation & Indian Society of Organ Transplantation is scheduled from 1st - 2nd October 2019 at J W Marriot Aerocity, New Delhi, India The honorable committee of Indian Society for Heart and Lung transplantation which is to be held from 1st Oct-2nd Oct 2019 at J W Marriot Aerocity, New Delhi, India is as follows: PATRON IN-CHIEF Dr. K K Talwar PATRON Dr. A G K Gokhale | Dr. K C Goswami CO-PATRON Dr. Z S Meharwal | Dr. Shiv K. Nair CONVENER Dr. Sandeep Attawar | Dr. Sarvesh Pal Singh JOINT SECRETARY Dr. Jose Chako | Dr. T. Sunder SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM CHAIR Dr. K R Balakrishnan | Dr. Ravi Kumar Dr. Viveka Kumar ORGANISING CHAIR Dr. Kewal Krishan This meeting aims to create awareness for significant scientific developments in the field of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Heart Failure and Artificial Hearts Consequently, the event will be attended by globally renowned cardiologists and thoracic surgeons, experts and practitioners from India, USA, Australia, Japan and Europe. Each and every one of these individuals will be bringing their expertise to INSHLT 2019 making it the most significant event in this field of advanced therapies this year. I look forward to seeing you all there - doctors, surgeons, scientists, academics, nurses, students, technicians and everyone else. We are a community together.