Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the scientific Committee, it gives us a great pleasure to invite you to the “3rd Masterclass in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Related Diseases Conference” that is planned to be held on 5-6 April, 2018 at Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Building on the success of last year’s conference, this program is designed to update practitioners who care for patients with digestive diseases with an in-depth knowledge of recent, cutting-edge advancements in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in order to stimulate knowledge and information among medical practitioners and to create a platform for communication between leading experts and professionals in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

The main theme of the conference is “Exploring New Dimension of Gastroenterology & Related Specialties” this year event anticipates more than 500 participants around the region with thought provoking keynote lectures, updates of multiple topics, plenary sessions, oral presentations, poster presentations and expert review and discussion on the hottest topics in GI medicine and related diseases.

The conference is designed to meet the needs of Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists and other related specialties and physicians-in-training who wish to expand the understanding and increase knowledge of GI medicine.
The two days event will bring together the foremost thought leaders and experts in Gastroenterology & Hepatology and related specialties from the UAE, the region and all over the world to present data on multiple topics, including inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal neoplasia, General GI, Esophageal, motility, nutrition, pancreaticobiliary disorders, endoscopy and hepatology.
Controversies in diagnosis and management will be analyzed in discussions and breakout sessions. Complex endoscopy cases and cutting-edge technology will be presented by expert endoscopists in a video forum.

Moreover, an important feature of this conference is its case panel discussions. One of our frequent challenges is making practical use of knowledge. Therefore, the program format will include case presentation discussion sessions with a multidisciplinary panel of experts from medical, endoscopic and surgical disciplines, discussing diagnostic and management controversies. Among areas of focus for these panels will be gastrointestinal bleeding, gastroesophageal reflux disease, acute and chronic diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal disorders, gastrointestinal neoplasia, motility and liver disease, including liver transplantation, hepatitis, pancreatitis, malignancy such as colorectal cancer, and many others.

To make this a complete scientific experience, great care is being taken to design a comprehensive program in all fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in consultation with a renowned faculty from the field

Moreover, The meeting will offer a superb opportunity for physicians, medical specialists and all healthcare professionals to attend expert updates and to share and exchange best practices, knowledge and experiences and to network with new and established colleagues, creating and strengthening clinical collaborations.
We look forward, again, to a memorable Gastroenterology Conference.
See you in Abu Dhabi in April, 2018.
Dr. Salem Awadh Sabih
Conference Chairman
Consultant Gastroenterology & Hepatology,
Advanced Day Care Surgery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr. Makki H Fayadh
Conference Co-Chairman
Consultant Gastroenterology & Hepatology,
Advanced Day Care Surgery, Abu Dhabi, UAE