Scientific Symposium Programme

Day 2: Saturday, 13th July 2019

Day 3: Sunday, 14th July 2019

Day 2: Saturday, 13th July 2019

Scientific Symposium

Level 3, Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Singapore

Time Topic Speaker/Chairperson
0820 – 0850 Registration
0850 – 0950 Free Paper Presentations Chairperson: LOW How Cheng
Stephen TSAO
0850 – 0900
Free Paper 1 Judges: Pradeeep BHANDARI
0900 – 0910
Free Paper 2 TEO Eng Kiong
0910 – 0920
Free Paper 3 YAP Chin Kong
0920 – 0930
Free Paper 4
0930 – 0940
Free Paper 5
0940 – 0950
Free Paper 6
0950 – 1050 Morning Tea Break & Poster Round
1050 – 1230 Liver Symposium I Chairperson: Varocha MAHACHAI
TEO Eng Kiong
1050 – 1120
State-of-the-Art Lecture: The Cure for Hepatitis B LIM Seng Gee
1120 – 1130
Ask the Expert LIM Seng Gee
1130 – 1200
Management of Cirrhosis in 2019 Ray KIM
1200 – 1230
Help! Does my Patient Need a Liver Transplant Now? Kieron LIM
1230 – 1340 Lunch
1240 – 1315
Lunch Symposium (Sponsored by Gilead)
1240 – 1300
Reducing the Risk of Long-Term Liver Disease Ray KIM
1300 – 1320
Reducing the Risks when Treating Patients with CHB Vincent WONG
1320 – 1325
Question and Answer Session
1325 – 1340
Lunch (continuation) and Viewing of Posters and Exhibitions
1340 – 1400 Opening Ceremony Chairperson: David ONG
1340 – 1345
Welcome Address by Scientific Chair, GESS Stephen TSAO
1345 – 1350
Welcome Address by Chairman Nursing Chapter, GESS XIA Xuesong
1350 – 1355
Opening Address by President, GESS CHUA Tju Siang
1355 – 1400
Opening Address by Chairman, Chapter ANG Tiing Leong
1400 – 1500 Plenary Session Chairperson: CHUA Tju Siang
FOCK Kwong Ming
1400 – 1430
Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Oration LUI Hock Foong
1430 – 1500
Plenary Lecture: Evolution of Management Functional Dyspepsia Nick TALLEY
1500 – 1530 Afternoon Tea Break
1530 – 1730 IBD Symposium – The Future is NOW Chairperson: Ido HILMI
LING Khoon Lin
1530 – 1550
Therapy with Biologics in the Current Era – Is There Still a Role for Immunomodulators? Combo Versus Mono Therapy Remo PANNACIONE
1550 – 1610
Asia-Pacific IBD Consensus OOI Choon Jin
1610 – 1630
Debate – Dysplasia in UC: Endoscopic Resection and Surveillance – Why Delay the Inevitable? Pradeep BHANDARI
Phil FLESHNER
1630 – 1700
Fireside Chat – FMT Therapy in IBD: The Nuts and Bolts of FMT in IBD Michael KAMM
Peter IRVING
1700 – 1730
The Next Revolution in IBD Therapy – Microbiota, Diet and Their Interaction Michael KAMM
1730 – 1800 GESS AGM (For GESS Members ONLY)
1730 – 1830 Conference Dinner Cocktail
1830 – 1900 Evening Symposium Chairperson: Lawrence HO
1830 – 1900
Evening Symposium Sponsored by AstraZeneca Jospeh SUNG
1900 – 2100 GIHep Conference Dinner and Award Presentations
1900 – 1915
Prize and Award Presentation Emcees: Constantinos ANASTASSIADES
Sarah LOW
Award Presentation – Doctors Category Award Presenter: David ONG
Award Presentation – Nursing Category
1915 – 2100 Conference Dinner

Day 3: Sunday, 14th July 2019

Scientific Symposium

Level 3, Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Singapore

Time Topic Speaker/Chairperson
0800 – 0830 Registration
0830 – 1000 Motility Symposium Chairperson: WANG Yu Tien
Nwe NI
0830 – 0910
Debate: Are GI Motility Investigations Necessary for Patient Care? For:
Against:
LEE Yeong Yeh
Filippo CREMONINI
0910 – 0930
Clinical Measurement of Gastrointestinal Motility and Function: Who, When and Which Test? Prakash GYAWALI
0930 – 0950
Belching, Bloating and Flatulence: Management of Difficult Abdominal Gas Syndrome Nick TALLEY
0950 – 1000
Question and Answer Session
1000 – 1020 Morning Tea Break
1020 – 1050 Morning Tea Break Symposium Chairperson: CHOW Wan Cheng
YANG Wei Lyn
1020 – 1050
Immunotherapy in HCC CHOO Su Pin
1050 – 1200 Liver Symposium II Chairperson: CHOW Wan Cheng
YANG Wei Lyn
1050 – 1110
Immuno-Oncology Related Liver Diseases Thinesh KRISHNAMOORTHY
1110 – 1130
NAFLD in Viral Hepatitis Vincent WONG
1130 – 1150
Is My Cirrhotic Patient Really Coagulopathic? CHAN Wah Kheong
1150 – 1200
Question and Answer Session
1200 – 1315 Lunch Chairperson:
1215 – 1245
Lunch Symposium (Sponsored by Takeda)
1245 – 1315
Lunch (continuation) and viewing of posters and exhibitions
1315 – 1445 Luminal Symposium Chairperson: Khean Lee GOH
David ONG
1315 – 1335
Upper GI Bleed Joseph SUNG
1335 – 1355
Things are Moving Forward in Gastroparesis: Evolving Management Options Filippo CREMONINI
1355 – 1415
Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Gastric Cancer Jimmy SO
1415 – 1435
Immune Checkpoint Colitis: Investigation and Management Juanda Leo HARTONO
1435 – 1445
Question and Answer Session
1445 – 1515 Afternoon Tea Break
1515 – 1650 Endoscopy Symposium Chairperson: CHUA Tju Siang
Thawee Ratanachu-EK
1515 – 1535
ABCs of Diagnosing Early Upper GI Cancer Nori UEDO
1535 – 1555
Clinical Application and Utility of EUS-Guided Ablative Therapy Dong-Wan SEO
1555 – 1615
Management Approach to Small Bowel Disease in the Horizon Torsten BEYNA
1615 – 1635
EMR or ESD: When and How? Stephen TSAO
1635 -1650
Question and Answer Session
1650 – 1700 Closing
1650 – 1700
Closing Remarks by President CHUA Tju Siang
End of Meeting