Programme 2023

 Announcement Brochure

Day 1: Thursday, 1 June 2023

Day 2: Friday, 2 June 2023

Day 3: Saturday, 3 June 2023

Pre-Congress Workshop: Good Endoscopy Practice | Hands-on Training
(For Selected Participants only):

Time TopicSpeaker
0700 - 0730Registration
0730 - 0740Opening AddressA/ Prof Stephen TSAO
0740 - 0800Course Outline and InstructionProf Roy SOETIKNO
0800 - 1000Session 1: Colonoscopy and Loop Reduction
0800 - 0900Demonstrating One Hand Colonoscopy with Alpha ReductionProf Roy SOETIKNO
0900 - 1000Demonstrate Polyp Positioning
1000 - 1015TEA BREAK
1015 - 1230Session 2: Cold Snare Polypectomy
1015 - 1045Deconstructing Cold Snare PolypectomyDr Tonya Kaltenback
Prof Roy SOETIKNO
1045 - 1100Assess Trainees Ability Using Standard Checklist Before the Training Session.All Faculty
1100 - 1215Deliberate Practice with FeedbackAll Faculty
1215 - 1230Post Training AssessmentAll Faculty
1230 - 1235Reflection and Closing RemarksDr Ravishankar Asokkumar
1240 -1330Additional Training (Late Comers And Those Requiring Additional Practice)

Endoscopy Course (For All Participants):

TimeTopicSpeaker / Chairperson
1235 – 1400Lunch
1235 – 1335SymposiumChairpersons: A/Prof Christopher KHOR
Dr LIM Li Lin
1235 – 1240Welcome / Introduction
1240 – 1300Detection and Characterization of Early Gastric Neoplasia: How to Achieve a High-Quality Upper GI Endoscopy ProcedureDr Noriya UEDO
1300 – 1320Latest Imaging Technologies for Therapeutic EndoscopyA/Prof Nageshwar REDDY
1320 – 1335Discussion/Q&A
1400 – 1600Back to Basics for Trainers and TraineesChairpersons: A/Prof Christopher KHOR
Dr LIM Li Lin
1400 – 1425Top 10 Hacks in Performing A Good ColonoscopyProf Roy SOETIKNO
1425 – 1450Handling Difficult ERCP and Get Yourself out of TroubleA/Prof Nageshwar REDDY
1450 – 1515What Do I See When Performing OGD?Dr Noriya UEDO
1515 – 1540Managing Complications During Therapeutic GI Endoscopy Prof ANG Tiing Leong
1540 – 1600Question and Answer Session
1600– 1615 Tea Break
1615 – 1735Video Presentation and CompetitionChairpersons: Dr Calvin KOH
Dr LIM Chee Hooi
Judges: Prof Pradermchai KONGKAM
Dr YIP Hon Chi
1735 – 1745Closing
1735 – 1745Closing Remarks by Course DirectorA/ Prof Stephen TSAO
END OF ENDOSCOPY COURSE
TimeTopicSpeaker / Chairperson
0815 – 0845Registration
0830 – 0930Free Oral Paper PresentationsChairpersons: Dr Kieron LIM
0830 – 0840Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Screening in High-Risk Population in Singapore: A Cost-Effectiveness and Price-Threshold AnalysisJudges: Prof Rupert LEONG
Prof LEE Yeong Yeh
Dr TAN Poh Seng
0840 – 0850Systemic Inflammatory Protein Profiles of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients - A Preliminary Study
0850 – 0900False Positive Computer-Aided Diagnosis Predictions During Colonoscopy: Clinical Characteristics and Effects on Polyp Surveillance Recommendations from A Multi-Centre Study
0900 – 0910Are You in The Red Zone for Cancer? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Investigating the Association Between Alcohol-Induced Flush and Gastrointestinal Cancers
0910 – 0920Real-World Practice of Pre-Emptive TIPSS: An Asian Perspective Based on The Singapore Nationwide Variceal Bleeding Audit
0920 – 0930Impact of Fatty Liver on Long-Term Outcomes in Chronic Hepatitis B: A Systematic Review and Matched Analysis of Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis
0930 – 1045Poster RoundJudges: Prof Ida HILMI
Dr Andrew ONG
Dr Allan A. POLICARPIO
1015 – 1045Tea Symposium
Tea Symposium is held at Summit 2
1045 – 1200Opening & Plenary LectureA/Prof Stephen TSAO
1045 – 1055Welcome Address by GESS President and SHC ChairmanA/Prof David ONG vs Prof LIM Seng Gee
1055 – 1100 Opening Address by Chairman, Chapter of Gastroenterologists, SingaporeDr CHUA Tju Siang
1100 – 1130Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Oration: Insights into The Development of Interventional Endoscopy in SingaporeA/Prof Christopher KHOR
1130 – 1200Plenary Lecture: Optimal Management of Barrett's Esophagus: Focusing on The Prevention of AdenocarcinomaProf Lawrence HO
1200 – 1330Lunch
1215 – 1315Lunch Symposium
Lunch Symposium is held at Summit 2
1330 – 1500Motility SymposiumChairpersons:
Prof LEE Yeong Yeh
Dr Kewin SIAH
1330 – 1350Extra-Oesophageal GERDDr Walter CHAN
1350 – 1410Phenotyping Our Constipation Patients BetterA/Prof Tanisa PATCHARATRAKUL
1410 – 1425Refractory Abdominal Pain, What Else Can We UseDr Andrew ONG
1425 – 1440Harnessing Social Media for Academic GastroenterologyDr Walter CHAN
1440 – 1500Question and Answer Session
1500 – 1530Tea SymposiumChairperson: Dr Malcolm TAN
Updates on Usage of REMSIMA SC in IBD PatientsProf Rupert LEONG
1530 – 1700General Gastro/ Nutrition SymposiumChairpersons: Dr Ennaliza SALAZAR
Dr NG Yunn Cheng
1530 – 1550Helicobacter Pylori- PCAB Vs PPIDr Daphne ANG
1550 – 1610Food Elimination Diet in EoE- What We Can Learn from Paediatric Population Dr CHIOU Fang Kuan
1610 – 1630Avoidance Restrictive Food Intake Disorder – Guide for PhysicianDr Lihi GODNY
1630 – 1650Medical Management of Obesity - What, Why, When and How?Dr LEE Phong Ching
1650 – 1700Question and Answer Session
1700End of Day 2
TimeTopicSpeaker / Chairperson
0800 – 0830Registration
0830 – 1000General GI / Microbiome SymposiumChairpersons: Dr Jonathan LEE
A/Prof Sunny WONG
0830 – 0845Dietary Modulation of Microbiome in Metabolic DiseasesProf Dirk HALLER
0845 – 0905Gut Microbiome in Liver DiseasesProf WU Chun-Ying
0905 – 0920 Harnessing Microbial Mechanisms for Therapy in GI DiseasesProf Matthew CHANG
0920 – 0940Blastocytosis in GI DiseasesA/Prof Kevin TAN
0940 – 1000Question and Answer Session
1000 – 1030Tea Symposium (CreoMedical)Chairperson: Prof Pradermchai KONGKAM
Latest Update in Advanced Endoscopic Resection and 3rd Space EndoscopyDr YIP Hon Chi
Prof Pradermchai KONGKAM
1030 – 1210IBD Symposium IChairpersons: Dr Kelvin THIA
Dr Webber CHAN
1030 – 1055Microbiome and Its Role in IBDA/Prof John DING
1055 – 1120Dietary Management in IBDDr Lihi GODNY
1120 – 1145Refractory Crohn’s Disease – How Do I Manage?Prof Rupert LEONG
1145 – 1210Colitis Associated Neoplasia in IBDDr Malcolm TAN
1210 – 1330Lunch
1210 – 1310Lunch Symposium Chairperson: Dr YEW Kuo Chao
1210 -1240Chronic Hepatitis B in The Indeterminate Phase: Do We Treat?Dr Daniel HUANG
1240 – 1310Singapore Progress Towards HCV EliminationA/Prof Rajneesh KUMAR
1330 – 1500IBD Symposium IIChairpersons: Dr Lim Wee CHIAN
Dr LEO Juanda
1330 – 1355The Current and Potential Role of IL-12/23 and IL-23 Inhibition in Management of IBDProf Ida HILMI
1355 – 1420Rheumatology and IBDDr Peter CHEUNG
1420 – 1500Debate on: De-escalation of Therapy in IBDAffirmative-A/Prof John DING vs Opposite- Prof Rupert LEONG
1500 – 1530Tea Symposium Chairperson: Dr LIM Wee Chian
Tea LectureProf Charlie Lees
1530 – 1700Endoscopy SymposiumChairpersons: Dr CHUA Tju Siang
Dr Andrew KWEK
1530 – 1550AI in Endoscopy - The Challenges Ahead!Prof Joseph SUNG
1550 – 1610Small Bowel Enteroscopy - Where Are We Now?Prof Hironori YAMAMOTO
1610 – 1630Third Space Endoscopy - Future or Reality?A/Prof Nageshwar REDDY
1630 – 1650Gastroenterologist Manage Obesity – Science or Fiction?Dr Ravishankar ASOKKUMAR
1650 – 1700Question and Answer Session
1700 – 1730Award Presentations and Closing Ceremony
1700 – 1715Prize and Award Presentation
1715 – 1730Closing Remarks by President
End of Meeting