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
0850 – 0900
Free Paper 1
0900 – 0910
Free Paper 2
0910 – 0920
Free Paper 3
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
1050 – 1020
State-of-the-Art Lecture: The Cure for Hepatitis B
1120 – 1130
Ask the Expert
1130 – 1200
Management of Cirrhosis in 2019
1200 – 1230
Help! Does my Patient Need a Liver Transplant Now?
1230 – 1345 Lunch
1240 – 1325
Lunch Symposium (Sponsored by Gilead)
1240 – 1300
Reducing the Risk of Long-Term Liver Disease
1300 – 1320
Reducing the Risks when Treating Patients with CHB
1320 – 1325
Question and Answer Session
1235 – 1345
Lunch (continuation) and Viewing of Posters and Exhibitions
1345 – 1400 Opening Ceremony
1345 – 1350
Welcome Address by Scientific Chair, GESS
1350 – 1355
Welcome Address by Chairman Nursing Chapter, GESS
1355 – 1400
Opening Address by President, GESS
1400 – 1500 Plenary Session
1400 – 1430
Seah Cheng Siang Memorial Oration
1430 – 1500
Plenary Lecture: Evolution of Management Functional Dyspepsia
1500 – 1530 Afternoon Tea Break
1530 – 1700 IBD Symposium – The Future is NOW
1530 – 1550
Therapy with Biologics in the Current Era – Is There Still a Role for Immunomodulators? Combo Versus Mono Therapy
1550 – 1610
Asia-Pacific IBD Consensus
1610 – 1630
Debate – Dysplasia in UC: Endoscopic Resection and Surveillance – Why Delay the Inevitable?
1630 – 1700
Fireside Chat – FMT Therapy in IBD: The Nuts and Bolts of FMT in IBD
1700 – 1800 GESS AGM (For GESS Members ONLY)
1730 – 1830 Conference Dinner Cocktail
1830 – 1900 Evening Symposium
1830 – 1900
Evening Symposium Sponsored by AstraZeneca
1900 – 2100 GIHep Conference Dinner and Award Presentations
1900 – 1915
Prize and Award Presentation
Award Presentation – Doctors Category
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
0830 – 0910
Debate: Are GI Motility Investigations Necessary for Patient Care?
0910 – 0930
Clinical Measurement of Gastrointestinal Motility and Function: Who, When and Which Test?
0930 – 0950
Belching, Bloating and Flatulence: Management of Difficult Abdominal Gas Syndrome
0950 – 1000
Question and Answer Session
1000 – 1030 Morning Tea Break
1000 – 1030
Morning Tea Break Symposium (Sponsored by BMS)
1030 – 1200 Liver Symposium II
1030 – 1050
Immuno-Oncology Related Liver Diseases
1050 – 1100
NAFLD in Viral Hepatitis
1100 – 1130
Is My Cirrhotic Patient Really Coagulopathic?
1130 – 1140
Question and Answer Session
1140 – 1200
Abstract Presentation
1200 – 1315 Lunch
1215 – 1245
Lunch Symposium (Sponsored by Takeda)
1245 – 1315
Lunch (continuation) and viewing of posters and exhibitions
1315 – 1445 Upper GI Symposium
1315 – 1335
Immuno-Oncology Related GI Diseases
1335 – 1355
Upper GI Bleed
1355 – 1415
Things are Moving Forward in Gastroparesis: Evolving Management Options
1415 – 1435
Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Gastric Cancer
1435 – 1445
Question and Answer Session
1445 – 1515 Afternoon Tea Break
1515 – 1650 Endoscopy Symposium
1515 – 1535
ABCs of Diagnosing Early Upper GI Cancer
1535 – 1555
Clinical Application and Utility of EUS-Guided Ablative Therapy
1555 – 1615
Management Approach to Small Bowel Disease in the Horizon
1615 – 1635
EMR or ESD: When and How?
1635 -1650
Question and Answer Session
1650 – 1700 Closing
1650 – 1700
Closing Remarks by President
End of Meeting