Pre conference courses will take place on 10th and 11th December 2022. delegates can chose to save on pre conference course fee by including it into conference registration package. visit the registration page to find out more. 

Post Graduate Course

Date: Saturday – 10th Dec 2022
Time: 8:30 AM – 03:30 PM

Welcome & Introduction
GERD, Reflux Hypersensitivity or Functional Heartburn?
Clinical measurement of esophageal motility: who, when and which test?
What to Do With Antibiotic Resistant H. Pylori Infection?
Acid-peptide disorders, what is new in 2022?

Welcome & Introduction
Cardio gastroenterology: What we need to know?
Mistakes in upper bowel bleeding.
Management of non-celiac enteropathies.
SIBO optimal strategies for testing and treatment.

Welcome & Introduction
IBS or colonic diverticular disease? How to manage these overlapping disorders.
Undiagnosed microscopic colitis.
Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Monitoring of IBD.
Personalizing treatment in IBD.

Welcome & Introduction
Chronic pancreatitis: pearls in management.
Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer: Who to screen and how?
Incidental portal vein thrombosis in liver cirrhosis, anticoagulation or not?
New drug options for hepatitis B.

Tentative program and subject to changes.

Pre Congress Course 1 - Young Clinician’s Program

Date: Sunday – 11th Dec 2022
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Building a Research Career
Seeking Academic Opportunities and Building a Team
Writing and Publishing Scientific Papers
Building Clinical Expertise


Effective Leadership
How to build your Brand
Interviewing and Negotiating Skills
Building your brand

Tentative program and subject to changes.

Pre Congress Course 2 : Highlights in Gut Microbiota

Date: Sunday – 11th Dec 2022
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Welcome & Introduction by Course Co-Directors
Faecal microbiota transplantation IBD
Modification of gut microbiota & metabolic syndrome
Bariatric surgery & gut dysbiosis
Human genes and Gut ecosystem

Mycobiome in Liver Disease
How to modify gut dysbiosis beyond FMT : Role of FodMap
Probiotics in IBS
Gutdysbiosis and Colorectal cancer

Tentative program and subject to changes.

Endoscopy Course

Date: Sunday – 11th Dec 2022
Time: 08:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Welcome & Introduction by Course Co-Directors
Non-Variceal UGIB: Achieving Hemostasis
Portal HTN and UGIB: Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Approach to Foreign Bodies and Food Impactions
The Spectrum of Biliary Obstruction – When to Decompress
Panel – Q & A

Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer
Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Gastric Metaplasia and Early Cancer
Colon Polyps and Colorectal Cancer
Panel – Q & A

Evaluation and Management of Pancreatic Cysts
Tricks and Tips for Managing Pancreatic Fluid Collections
Dealing with Difficult Biliary Strictures: Now What?
EUS FNA and FNB: Tips and Tricks to Maximize Yield
Panel – Q & A

Endoscopic Detection and Removal of Dysplastic Lesions
Understanding the J-Pouch and Other Post-Surgical Anatomy
Management of Stricturing and Fistulizing Disease
Panel – Q & A

Current Quality Metrics in Endoscopy
Easing the Strain: Endoscopy and Ergonomics
Dealing with Complications in Endoscopy
Achieving and Maintaining Competency in Modern Endoscopic Practice
Panel – Q & A

Endoscopic Diagnosis of Colorectal Polyps
The Cold Revolution – From Simple to Complex Polypectomy
Optimizing Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
The Malignant Polyp – Endoscopic vs Surgical Resection
Panel Q&A
Closing Remarks

Tentative program and subject to changes.