8th International Conference on Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Conjunction with AEG

Beach Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE
4th - 5th November 2022

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Dr. Yogesh M. Shastri
Scientific Committee - Chairperson
Head of Department - Gastroenterology
NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi UAE

Dear Gastro enthusiasts!

Greetings from Abu Dhabi, UAE!

It is with great pleasure, we welcome you in Abu Dhabi, capital of UAE for the 8th Edition of our International Conference on Gastroenterology and therapeutic GastroIntestinal Endoscopy, under the aegis of AEG, leading body promoting EUS in the Asia-Pacific region.

The dates are 4th & 5th November 2022, so please block your dates for this exciting GI scientific event!  As the Covid pandemic is waning off, and after years of hardship, the world is inching towards normalcy, we are planning to hold our meeting in full physical and onsite format this year!  Travel to and within UAE is seamless and unrestricted. 

Authenticated by superb quality of last 7 editions, and excellent feedback garnered from thousands of participants over years, our meeting is an important, unmissable event in the calendar of GI knowledge seekers in the region. We will be learning from the expert ensemble of International Faculty, many of whom will be there in person in Abu Dhabi while few will join us virtually. All our stellar National Faculty will be present in person @ Abu Dhabi! 

The focus of the meeting this year is to showcase the latest in Gastroenterology and endoscopy. During the last few years, there has been an explosion in technology for some of the important endoscopy procedures, and several new procedures have also been developed and evolved. We will try to cover most of it in 2 days of exposition. 

On Day 1 of the conference, there will be a dedicated Hands on EUS Workshop. It will have the popular Hands-on Training on EUS on special imported IKUMA models using advanced EUS Systems, wherein beginners will learn the basic techniques by a step-by-step approach from World experts. This hand-on sessions will provide an excellent opportunity for the attendee to have one-to-one interaction with the faculty and learn tips and tricks of EUS. We will also have a Live Endoscopy session dedicated to basic
and advanced EUS from a premier GI Institute. 

Programme on Day 2 is aimed to serve as an integrated platform with didactic lectures covering topics ranging from clinical gastroenterology, hepatology, basic and advanced GI therapeutic endoscopy. 

The highlight of the day will be an extensive live endoscopy session from leading GI Institute of theWorld featuring a variety of procedures in the field of therapeutic GI Endoscopy. For details of registration, scientific program, and other logistics, please visit
our www.internationalgastroenterologycongress.com

Please feel free to contact us for any queries, on email
Email: veenu.sreedharan@nmc.ae or on WhatsApp and phone on +971506550875. 

We will be waiting to welcome you all in Abu Dhabi to participate in this exciting course!

Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to learn from the experts

Waiting to welcome you all in Abu Dhabi!

Scientific Committee

Dr. Yogesh M Shastri

Head of Department-Gastroenterology, NMC Speciality Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Amol Bapaye

Chief- Department of Digestive Diseases & Endoscopy, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital & Research Center, Pune, India

Dr. Khaled Bamakhrama

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Rashid Hospital Dubai, UAE

Dr. Nageshwar Reddy

Chairman and Chief of Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Sameer Al Awadhi

Head of Department Gastroenterology, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Vinay Dhir

Chairman, Institute of Digestive and Liver Care, SL Raheja Hospital, Mumbai, India

Speakers

Dr. Ahmed Jazzar

Consultant Gastroenterologist,Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Ammar Kheir

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Amol Bapaye

Chief- Department of Digestive Diseases & Endoscopy, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital & Research Center, Pune, India

Dr. Anthony Teoh

Deputy Director of Endoscopy, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Arun Korah

Gastroenterologist, NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Badre Alam

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Filippos Georgopoulos

Head of Department Gastroenterology Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Khaled Bamakhrama

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Rashid Hospital Dubai, UAE

Dr. Mazin Taha

Chief of Gastroenterology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Dr. Nageshwar Reddy

Chairman and Chief of Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Nawal Salem Saeed Al Nahdi

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Rashid Hospital Dubai, UAE

Dr. Nigel Beejay

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Emirates Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Rajeev Chaturvedi

Head of Department - Radiology, NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Rajesh Puri

Director, Gastroenterology, Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences Medanta, New Delhi, India

Dr. Rupa Banerjee

Director of IBD, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Shivangi Kothari

Professor Gastroenterology, Rochester, USA

Dr. Shyam Varadrajulu

Medical Director of Endoscopy at Advent Health Orlando, Florida, USA

Dr. Sundeep Lakhtakia

Director - Endoscopy & EUS, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Vinay Dhir

Chairman, Institute of Digestive and Liver Care, SL Raheja Hospital, Mumbai, India

Dr. Yogesh M Shastri

Head of Department-Gastroenterology, NMC Speciality Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof. Bronte Holt

Director of Endoscopy, Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Dong wan Seo

Professor and Chairman Department of Gastroenterology, Asan Medical Center University of Ulsan Medical College Seoul, South Korea

Prof. Kenneth Binmoeller

Interventional Endoscopy Services, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, USA

Prof. Pradeep Bhandari

Professor of Gastroenterology at University of Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

Prof. Rajvinder Singh

Director of Gastroenterology & Head of Endoscopy, The University of Adelaide, Australia

Prof. Rungsun Rerknimitr

Professor and Chairman Department of Gastroenterology, Asan Medical Center University of Ulsan Medical College Seoul, South Korea

Prof. Prateek Sharma

Professor of Medicine and Program, Director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, University of Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Agenda

Registration

  • AED 1,500 (with 1 night accommodation on Nov. 4, 2022)
  • AED 1,000 (without accommodation)
  • AED 600 (for nurses and endoscopy technicians)


REMINDER

  • Vaccinated Guest: Should have the Green Pass/Status on Al Hosn App (downloaded on their phones), OR a Negative PCR Test which is not more than 96 hours (4 days).
  • Non-Vaccinated Guest: Must present negative PCR Test not more than 48 hrs.


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