SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

Room A: EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY

Room B: ÇANAKKALE TROY ANCIENT CITY

Room C: ASPENDOS ANCIENT CITY

Postgraduate course 1
"Hot Topics in Gastroenterology"
Postgraduate course 2
"The Bugs Among Us: Microbiota in Health and Disease"
Endoscopy Video Session 1
All Things Esophagus and Stomach The Microbiome in Health and Disease
Eosinophilic Esophagitis From A to Z:  Diagnosis and Management The Microbiome and Its Role  in Health   
Refractory  GERD:  How Best to Manage?  The Role of Microbiota in Immunity and Inflammation 
Lumps and Bumps in the Upper GI Tract:  Management of Incidental Subepithelial Masses Gut Microbiota and Liver Diseases 
Atrophic Gastritis & Intestinal Metaplasia – Surveillance Strategies  Gut Microbiota and Obesity: Role in Etiology and Potential Therapeutic Target
Q&A Q&A
 
Issues Involving the Small and Large Bowel The microbiome: Treatment and therapeutics  Endoscopy Video Session 2
Celiac Disease: From Areteus of Capadocia to Present Time The Multifaceted Role of the Intestinal Microbiota in CRC   
Chronic Constipation: Getting Things Moving with Novel Pharmacological Treatment  The Microbiota-Gut- Brain-Axis 
Diverticular Disease of the Colon – Evolving Concepts in Classification, Presentation and Management  Diet, Prebiotics and Probiotics Influence on Host Microbiota  
What is New in CRC Screening?  Current Status and Future Perspectives of FMT  
Q&A WGO Guidelines on Prebiotics and Probiotics 
  Q&A
Lunch
  Postgraduate course 3
"Advances in GI Pharmacology"
Endoscopy Video Session 3
Hot Topics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacology in Clinical Practice 
IBD:  Global Epidemiology and Risk Factors  Drug Therapy in the Pregnant Patient 
When It is not IBD: Differential Diagnosis   The Approach to Drug Use in the Elderly
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in IBD Biologics and Biosimilars in IBD: What, When and in Whom? 
Dysplasia and CRC surveillance:  Current Approaches  Resistant HP: What Drugs Should I Use ? 
Q&A Q&A
 
Issues in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders Pharmacologic Therapy: What´s New? Endoscopy Video Session 4
Understanding Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease  A Proactive Management Approach to IBS-C and CIC 
Looking to the Future:  New Concepts in Alcoholic Liver Disease  Shutting Down the Hydrogen Pumps:  What is New in Acid Inhibition? 
Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas:  Management Approaches  Keeping Things Moving:  New Prokinetics for Upper GI Diseases
Cholestatic Liver Disease: Differential Diagnosis, Pathogenesis and Treatment Reducing the Fat:  New Drugs for NASH
Q&A Q&A
Opening Ceremony

Room A: EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY

Room B: ÇANAKKALE TROY ANCIENT CITY

Room C: ASPENDOS ANCIENT CITY

Room D: CAPPADOCIA

Sunrise session 1:
Doctor, Why Do I Leak? An Update on Fecal Incontinence 
Sunrise Session 2:
Beyond Gluten: Non-Celiac Enteropathies      
Sunrise Session 3:
Management of Post Bariatric Surgery Complications 
Sunrise Session 11:
Hepatitis D
Pro Con Session 1:
To Erradicate or Not H.pylori in All Patients   
Pro Con Session 2:
In Barrett Sisease: Should All Low Grade Dysplasia Patients Get Ablative Therapy? 
Pro Con Session 3: 
Dysplastic Lesions in IBD, Should Be Endoscopically Resected?
JCG session
Low FODMAP Diet: Evidence and Controversies in GI Disorders
Sessile Serrated Polyps: Cancer Risk and Appropriate Surveillance
Presidential Address
TSG Lecture: Liver Transplantation
 
Simultaneous Symposium 1: 
Advances in Hepatitis C
Simultaneous Symposium 2:
Gluten Related disorders: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
Simultaneous Symposium 3:
Management of GERD and It’s Complications: A Decade of Progress 
Simultaneous Symposium 29:
Pancreatic Cancer
Current Treatment of HCV   Clinical Manifestations and Diagnostic Criteria of Celiac Disease Diagnosis of GERD: Symptoms, Endoscopy or Ambulatory Impedance-pH Monitoring   Has the Time Come for Pancreatic Cancer Screening?
How to Promote Hepatit C Elimination? Real Life Experience from a Western Country Celiac Disease in 2019: Can We Prevent It and Can We Switch It Off?  Complications of GERD: Barrett Esophagus, Strictures  and Cancer  The Changing Practice of Genetic Testing
The Day-after “Game Over”: How to Follow Treated Patients? Non Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: What is the Culprit?  Difficult to Treat GERD:  When to Consider Medical Therapy vs Surgery   Role of EUS Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Missed on Cross Sectional Imaging
WGO Guidelines on Hepatitis C WGO Guidelines on Celiac Disease WGO Guidelines on GERD   
Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium
WGO Presidential Address
H. Bockus Lecture
Simultaneous Symposium 4:
Prevention of Gastric Cancer
Simultaneous Symposium 5:
Screening of CRC
Simultaneous Symposium 6:
Chronic Pancreatitis
Simultaneous Symposium 30:
NASH and NAFLD
H.pylori Eradication in 2019: How, When and With What Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Global Perspective Chronic Pancreatitis: Exploring the Hidden The Clinical Picture of NAFLD/NASH
The Significance of OLGA and OLGIM Staging Systems in the Risk Assessment Global Epidemiology and Approach Diagnosis of Early Chronic Pancreatitis  Mechanisms of Injury
Proactive Strategies for Early Detection CRC Screening in Regions with Limited Resources   Treatment of Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis  Which Patients Should be Considered for Transplantation?
WGO Guidelines on H.Pylori in Developing Countries   CRC Screening Beyond Colonoscopy    WGO Guidelines on NASH and NAFLD
 
Simultaneous Symposium 7:
How to Manage IBS
Simultaneous Symposium 8:
WGO Session with Guidelines Launch
Simultaneous Symposium 9:
UC in the Era of Biologics
Simultaneous Symposium 28:
Hepatitis B
Global Epidemiology and Etiology  WGO Programs (TTT, Training Centers)   Biologics in UC: Which to Use  Global Epidemiology
Biomarkers: How Accurate are They?  WGO Guidelines How to Avoid Complications: Vaccines, Vectors and Viruses Chronic Hepatitis B: Who Should Be Treated and with What? 
New Pharmacotherapy for IBS  Guidelines Launch: Diet and the Gut / Tuberculosis /Strongiloidiasis Mucosa Healing and Beyond: Definition and Evaluation HBV – Difficult Cases
WGO Guidelines on IBS   10 min: WGO Guidelines on IBD WGO Guidelines on Hepatitis B
Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium

Room A: EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY

Room B: ÇANAKKALE TROY ANCIENT CITY

Room C: ASPENDOS ANCIENT CITY

Room D: CAPPADOCIA

Sunrise Session 4:
Tools for Diagnosing Esophageal Motility Disorders
Sunrise Session 5:
Cannavis Use in Gastrointestinal Disorders
Sunrise Session 6:
BEWARE: Drug-, Herb- and Dietary Supplement- Induced Liver Injury
Sunrise Session 10:
Hydatic Cyst Disease
Simultaneous Symposium 10:
HCC
Simultaneous Symposium 11:
The Black Box: The Evolution of SB Imaging
Simultaneous Symposium 12:
Achalasia
Women in Gastroenterolgy Session
Diagnosis and Surveillance: Whom, How and How Often? Capsule Endoscopy, Does One Size Fit All? The Role of Chicago Classification on the Management of Achalasia Career Opportunities for Women in GI 
Curative tx Options for HCC : Which One to Use and When? Deep Enteroscopy, Single, Double or Spiral? Botulinum Toxin vs Balloon Dilatation vs Heller Myotomi: When and Which?  Role of Women Mentors and How to Establish an Academic Career in GI 
Impact of New Antiviral Treatments on HCC Coss Sectional Imaging: What the Gastroenterology Should Know? Apart from Dilatation and Heller, What is the Evolving Role of POEM?  Do Women in GI Have the Same Opportunities in East and West?
WGO Guidelines on HCC     Tips and Tricks for a Successful Career in GI : Pearls from an Expert 
 
Simultaneous Symposium 13:
Serrated Polyps: What´s New in 2019?
Simultaneous Symposium 15:
How to Get Rid of the Abdominal Gas: Belching, Bloating and Flatulence
Simultaneous Symposium 16:
Management of Crohn´s Disease
Simultaneous Symposium 32:
Acute on Chronic Liver Failure: A Distinct Clinical Condition
The Entities: From Hyperplastic Polyps to Serrated Lesions Supragastric Belching: Why it Happens and How to Make it Stop  Optimizing the Efficacy of Current IBD Therapies  Definition, Diagnosis, and Clinical Characteristics
Clinical Characteristics of Serrated Polyps and Endoscopic Approach Bloating and Abdominal Distention: Old Misconceptions and Current Knowledge Endoscopic Management of Complications in Crohn´s Disease  Pronostic Factors: How to Predict Mortality 
Endoscopic Techniques for Identifying and Managing Serrated Polyps  How to Manage Patients with Increase GI Gas PO Crohn´s Disease: Do All Patients Need Medications?  Management Challenges and Patient Selection for Liver Transplantation
Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium
Free Papers Free Papers Free Papers
Interactive Rome Foundation Session
 
Simultaneous Symposium 14:
EMR/ESD
Simultaneous Symposium 17:
Education
Simultaneous Symposium 18:
The Real World IBD : Dilemmas and Discussions
Simultaneous Symposium 26:
Liver Diseases
Detection and Treatment of Early Stage Esophageal Cancer  Modern Methods of Teaching Gastroenterology  Clinical Utility of Biomarkers in IBD Wilson´s Disease: Risk Factors, Causes and Symptoms
Detection and Management of Early Gastric Cancer: When and How  How to Improve the Assesment of Trainees Challenging Cases in UC  Learning About Alpha 1 Antitripsin Deficiency
Endoscopic Resection in Colon: When is EMR/ESD Sufficient?  How to Improve Trainer’s Competence in Gastroenterology  Challenging Cases in Crohn´s Disease Autoinmune Hepatitis
Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium

Room A: EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY

Room B: ÇANAKKALE TROY ANCIENT CITY

Room C: ASPENDOS ANCIENT CITY

Sunrise Session 7:
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in IBD:  Practice, Reactive or Both  
Sunrise Session 8:
Hepatitis E Update 2019 
Sunrise Session 9:
Quality in the Endoscopy Unit: Improving Safety and Outcomes (Must Include Non Technical Skills)
Pro Con Session 6:
All Patients on PPI Therapy for GERD Will Need Surgery 
Pro Con Session 7:
ESD or EMR for Large Colorectal Polyps
Pro Con Session 8:
HCC Screening is Worthwhile
TSG Distinguished Lecture: Behcet Disease
 
Simultaneous Symposium 19:
interventional EUS
Simultaneous Symposium 20:
Acute and Chronic Infections of Lower GI Tract
Simultaneous Symposium 21:
Non Variceal Upper Gi Bleeding
New Development in EUS Guided Ablation  Intestinal Tuberculosis: A Worldwide Problem Help! I can´t Stop This Bleeding, What New Endoscopic Options I Have? 
Advances in EUS Guided Access  Emerging Bacterial Infections: Causes and Consequences I Can’t Find an Ulcer:  Uncommon Causes of Upper GI Bleeding 
Tips and Trick EUS Guided Drainage Intestinal Parasitosis: A Diagnosis That Should Be Considered Regardless of the Setting   
  Management of Anti-Thrombotic Agents and DOACs Peri Endoscopy   
 
Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium Industry Sponsored Symposium
Brohée lecture
Simultaneous Symposium 22:
When Acid is Not the Problem:  Issues with Functional Dyspepsia
Simultaneous Symposium 25:
Difficult Situations in ERCP
Simultaneous Symposium 23:
Cirrhosis and HTP
Epidemiology of Functional Dyspepsia: A Global Perspective Approach to Large Common Bile Suct Stones  Pathophsiology and Classification of Portal Hypertension
Non Acid Dyspepsia:  Risk Factors and Diagnostic Criteria Tackling the Resistant Benign Biliary Stricture   Portal Hypertensive Bleeding: Varices and Beyond
Functional Dyspepsia:  What is the Best Treatment?  ERCP in Surgically Altered Anatomy:  Options and Considerations Hepatic Encephalopathy  
    Ascites Management
 
Simultaneous Symposium 24:
The Difficult Colonoscopy
Simultaneous Symposium 27:
Risk Stratification of Pancreatitis: Why Bother? What´s Best?
Simultaneous Symposium 31:
Complications in IBD
How Often Should Colonoscopy Be Incomplete and What are the Predictors?  Medical and ICU Management of Severe Acute Pancreatitis  Liver Disease and IBD
Techniques to Overcome the Difficult Colonoscopy ERCP in Severe Acute Pancreatitis Malignancy Risk in Patients Inmunesupresed 
Incomplete Colonoscopy: What Should We Do When Endoscopy Fails? Management of Walled-off Pancreatic Necrosis Management of IBD in Pregnancy