August 2022

17
Aug
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology - Session 4: Alcohol related liver disease - Registration open

Register now

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Series 2022.

Following the success of the series in 2021 we are running a series of bi-monthly webinars this year on a Wednesday evening, with a face to face meeting being planned for the Summer.

We are delighted to announce our session and speaker for August:

Session 4: "Alcohol related liver disease”
Speaker: Dr Richard Parker – Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Date: Wednesday 17th August
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme here >  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Prog 2022v3.pdf
NB: Programme subject to change.

FREE to attend for BASL Members.  Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.


REGISTER NOW - through Zoom by clicking HERE

Remember to read the BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer below before registering:

Download BASL Events Data Protection Disclaimer_2022.pdf

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

Gold Sponsor:

Bronze Sponsor:

'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.

September 2022

01
Sep
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04
Sep
International Liver Cancer Association Conference - Madrid, Spain

16th Annual International Liver Cancer Association Conference (ILCA)

Location: Madrid, Spain

Visit the ILCA website for all of the conference information: https://ilca-online.org/ .

BASL members are offered a members discount and receive a 15% reduction in the registration fees for the conference. 

Contact admin@basl.org.uk for the discount code or find it in the August BASL member newsletter.  

08
Sep
AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminar Series – September

A series of AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminars that will take place on the second Thursday of each month except for November (the Liver Meeting).

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm EDT

Title: “Aristolochic acid in herbal remedies is a common cause of liver cancer”

Presenter: Dr. Steven G Rozen, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/DILI09-22

16
Sep
Glasgow Gastro Conference 2022

Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Celebrating its fifth year, the Glasgow Gastro Conference 2022 will return to a face to face format.

Visit the conference website for more information > Here

This one-day Conference will consist of interactive presentations, case based learning and state of the art lectures, with both national and international experts providing topical updates on a wide range of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy issues.

The programme will be of interest to consultants and trainees in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, General and Acute Medicine and also nurse specialists in Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Hepatology.

View the programme here:  Download Glasgow_Gastro2022_ConferenceFlyer.pdf

Up to 6 CPD credits will be available.

Please contact wilma.paterson@rcpsg.ac.uk if you have any questions. 

 

20
Sep
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23
Sep
BASL Annual Meeting 2022 Leeds - Early Bird Registration Open

We are delighted to announce the 2022 BASL Annual Meeting will be held face to face from Tuesday 20th - Friday 23rd September at the Queen's Hotel, in Leeds.

BLTG Transplant Meeting - 20-21 (am) September
BASL Annual Meeting - 21-23 September
BLNA Annual Meeting - 22 (pm) -23 September

This is a great chance to meet up with colleagues from across the speciality, exchange ideas, and get updates on the latest advances in hepatology.

Visit the Annual Meeting conference website for more information > Here

Programme highlights include our Named Lectures:

Williams Calne Lecture: The use of Liver transplantation for colorectal metastases
Speaker: Professor Pål-Dag Line, Oslo University Hospital
Wednesday a.m.

Ralph Wright Lecture
Speaker: Professor Neil Henderson, University of Edinburgh
Wednesday p.m.

British Liver Trust Lecture 2022: Reducing Variation by Driving Quality and Rewarding Excellence - What we have learned through 5 years of IQILS
Speaker: Dr James Ferguson, Consultant Hepatologist and National IQILS lead
Thursday a.m.

Alex Mowat Lecture 2022: Childhood Biliary Disease in Adulthood.
Speaker: Professor Patrick McKiernan, Birmingham Women’s & Children’s Hospital
Thursday p.m.

A programme can be downloaded below:

Download Draft BASL2022 Programme PUBLISH.pdf


Early Bird Registration is open until 23:59hrs on Friday 12th August Register > Here .

Download a delegate fee breakdown here >  Download BASL2022 Fee Breakdown.pdf

Not a BASL member?  Why not considering joining to take advantage of the reduced member registration fees for the annual meeting - please join > Here


Visit the BASL Conference website for nearby accommodation options: 

https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/venue/accommodation/ 


Applications for the Dame Sheila Sherlock Prize Award and the Andy Burroughs Young Investigator are now closed. 


Abstract Submission is now closed


Follow the event on Twitter using #BASL2022

@BASLedu @basl_events

20
Sep
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21
Sep
BLTG Transplant Meeting - Early Bird Registration Open

We are delighted to announce the 2022 BASL Annual Meeting will be held face to face from Tuesday 20th - Friday 23rd September at the Queen's Hotel, in Leeds.

BLTG Transplant Meeting - 20-21 (am) September
BASL Annual Meeting - 21-23 September
BLNA Annual Meeting - 22 (pm) -23 September

This is a great chance to meet up with colleagues from across the speciality, exchange ideas, and get updates on the latest advances.

BLTG programme highlights include: 

Williams Calne Lecture: The use of Liver transplantation for colorectal metastases
Speaker: Professor Pål-Dag Line, Oslo University Hospital
Wednesday a.m.

View a draft programme >   Download BLTG Programme 2022 - DRAFT.pdf

Visit the BASL Annual Meeting conference website for more information > Here .


Early Bird Registration is open until 23:59hrs on Friday 12th August Register > Here.

Download BASL2022 Fee Breakdown.pdf

Not a BASL BLTG member? Why not considering joining to take advantage of the reduced member registration fees for the annual meeting - please join > Here.


Visit the BASL Conference website for nearby accommodation options:

https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/venue/accommodation/ 


Applications for the Dame Sheila Sherlock Prize Award and the Andy Burroughs Young Investigator Award are now closed.


Abstract Submission is now closed


Follow the event on Twitter using #BASL2022

@basl_event @BASLedu

22
Sep
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23
Sep
BLNA Annual Meeting 2022 Leeds - Early Bird Registration Open

Early Bird Registration is now open!

We are delighted to announce the BLNA will be holding their annual meeting at the Queens Hotel in Leeds on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd September as part of the BASL Annual Meeting.

The meeting opens with a joint session with BASL on the Thursday morning, followed by a nurse meeting on Thursday afternoon and Friday.

This is a great opportunity for the liver nurse community to connect face to face and network and share time together with other nurses and professionals interested in liver disease.

View a programme here >  Download BLNA BASL Programme 2022 - DRAFT.pdf

Visit the BASL Annual Meeting conference website for more information > Here .


Early Bird Registration is open until 23:59hrs on Friday 12th August Register > Here .

Download a fee breakdown here to take a look at the Early Bird fees for nurses:  Download BASL2022 Fee Breakdown.pdf

Not a member of BASL / BLNA why not considering joining to take advantage of the reduced member registration fees for the meeting - please join > Here


Nurse Bursaries:

There are 28 Travel Bursaries of up to £250 to help nurses attend the BLNA Nurse Meeting at BASL2022 to be held at the Queens Hotel in Leeds from 22-23 September. 

Be quick, the closing date for applications is 09.00 on Monday 1st August.

Application Guidance:
Download BLNA Bursary Guidance Document 2022.pdf

Application Form: 
Download BLNA Bursary Application Form 2022.docx

Or contact admin@basl.org.uk for an application form.


Visit the BASL Conference website for nearby accommodation options:

https://baslannualmeeting.org.uk/venue/accommodation/  


Abstract Submission is now closed


Follow the event on Twitter using #BASL2022

@livernursing @BASLedu

30
Sep
Annual Cambridge Liver Symposium 2022 - Registration Open

The annual Cambridge liver symposium will be held on Friday 30th September at Robinson College, Cambridge.

This will be primarily a F2F event but with the option to attend virtually if preferred, following the success of a hybrid format in 2021.

Download Cambridge Liver symposium 2022 draft programme.pdf

The meeting will be RCP approved for CPD and is free to attend.

To register or for further enquiry please email: cambridgeliversymposium@addenbrookes.nhs.uk 

October 2022

07
Oct
BASL School of Hepatology - Nottingham - Registration Open

Registration Open - Register > Here

Join us at the BASL School of Hepatology meeting that will be held face to face on Friday 7th October at the Jubilee Conference Centre in Nottingham.

The event is FREE to attend for BASL medically qualified members in training (a £50 refundable deposit will be taken at the time of booking) and is aimed at SpRs / Doctors in Training with a NTN.

Non-members are welcome at a cost of £75 OR why not consider joining BASL?  Read more > Here .  Apply > Here

The BASL School of Hepatology offers an excellent platform for trainees in hepatology, with lectures delivered by leading speakers from the UK. There will be ample opportunities for interaction with case presentations and group discussions.

Numbers are restricted to 40 delegates so book early to avoid disappointment.

A draft programme is available below:

Download BASL School Hep Prog Oct22_draft_website.pdf  

Contact Kim@basl.org.uk if you have any questions.

Book Now
12
Oct
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology - Session 5: NAFLD future directions

Save the Date

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Series 2022.

Following the success of the series in 2021 we are running a series of bi-monthly webinars this year on a Wednesday evening, with a face to face meeting being planned for the Summer.

We are delighted to announce our session and speaker for October:

Session 5: “NAFLD future directions”
Speaker: Professor Jonathan Fallowfield - University of Edinburgh
Date: Wednesday 12th October
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme here >  Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Prog 2022v3.pdf
NB: Programme subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

Gold Sponsor:

Bronze Sponsor:

'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.

13
Oct
AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminar Series – October

A series of AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminars that will take place on the second Thursday of each month except for November (the Liver Meeting).

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm EDT
Title: “Metabolomics provides novel insights into the mechanisms of DILI associated with anti-TB/HIV drugs”
Presenter: Dr. Xiaochao Ma. Center for Pharmacogenetics, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh
Registration Link: https://bit.ly/DILI10-22 

14
Oct
BVHG & HBV SIG Meeting - Save the Date

Save the Date

We are pleased to announce that the next meeting of the British Viral Hepatitis Group (BVHG) will be held jointly with the BASL/BSG HBV Special Interest Group and take place as a face to face meeting in Birmingham. 

Date: Friday 14th October 2022
Location: Birmingham Conference and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Programme talks include:

  • Curing Hepatitis B – what are the different types of cure and why do we need them?
  • Targeting the virus to achieve functional cure
  • Immunological approaches to achieving functional cure
  • The future of the functional cure programme – combinations, novel biomarkers and timelines
  • The lived experiences of people with hepatitis B infection
  • Important considerations for patients taking part in clinical trials for hepatitis B functional cure
  • Strengthening the HBV patient voice in the UK
  • HBV SIG discussions

A full programme and registration details are to follow. 

Contact Kim@basl.org.uk if you have any questions.

November 2022

04
Nov
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08
Nov
AASLD - The Liver Meeting

Location: Washington DC

Visit the AASLD Conference website for the full details including how to Register for the event > Here . 

16
Nov
RCPE Gastroenterology Symposium

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Hybrid symposium: Gastroenterology, Wednesday 16 November 2022

Further details of the event can be found here > https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/gastroenterology-3 

Early bird discount ends Tuesday 18 October 2022

Morning topics include:

• Gastrointestinal (GI) services in the 21st century
• Our Keynote, Dr Asma Fikree, “Nutritional aspects of functional GI disease – a case based discussion” will explain the place of enteral nutrition in patients with Functional Gut Disorders

Afternoon topics include:

• Our Anaemia session will cover the latest BSG guidelines including referral, investigation and management
• Transition services in gastroenterology: multi-disciplinary panel from the Liverpool Transition Service

This symposium is suitable for all members of the Gastroenterology MDT: Consultant and Trainee Gastroenterologists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Dieticians, Psychologists, Students and GPs, we do hope you will join us.

Talks available to delegates for 28 days post event

In-person fee includes coffee breaks, lunch, and networking opportunities

Download RCPE Gastroenterology Symposium Poster 2022.pdf

25
Nov
BASL Wilson's Disease SIG Meeting - SAVE THE DATE

29
Nov
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30
Nov
VALDIG Paris Portal Vein Thrombosis Meeting

 

The Vascular Liver Disease Group Portal Vein Thrombosis Meeting

Hôtel de Ville, Paris, Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 November 2022

Download Programme PVT meeting 29th Nov 2022.pdf

Over the two days, speakers from USA, Europe and India will deliver presentations across the following six sessions:

  • Session 1: Non-cirrhotic PVT
  • Session 2: PVT in patients with cirrhosis
  • Session 3: Specificity of the portal venous system
  • Session 4: Management of PVT without and with cirrhosis
  • Session 5: Specific issues in PVT without cirrhosis
  • Session 6: Consensus discussion: endpoints for studies in portal vein thrombosis

https://www.valdig.eu/conference-ascona/portal-vein-thrombosis-meeting-version-on-june-2-2022/

 

December 2022

08
Dec
AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminar Series – December

A series of AASLD Hepatotoxicity SIG Seminars that will take place on the second Thursday of each month except for November (the Liver Meeting).

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm EDT
Title: “Current causality assessment of drug-induced liver injury: challenges and future directions
Presenter: Dr.Hans Tillmann, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Registration Link: https://bit.ly/DILI12-22 

 

12
Dec
NAFLD SIG meeting – Hybrid (12th December 2022)

Save the Date

The next NAFLD SIG meeting will take place on Monday 12th December, 5pm - 7pm.

This meeting will be hybrid, giving attendees the option to join virtually or face to face in Newcastle.

Joining instructions will be available in due course.

If you are a BASL or BSG member and want to join this sub-SIG please contact kim@basl.org.uk

 

14
Dec
BASL Virtual School of Hepatology - Session 6: Transition Care

Save the Date

Are you a budding Hepatologist? Do you want to improve your Hepatology knowledge to help with core and higher Hepatology curriculum sign off? Have you got Hepatology questions but not had the opportunity to ask them?

If yes then please join us for the BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Series 2022.

Following the success of the series in 2021 we are running a series of bi-monthly webinars this year on a Wednesday evening, with a face to face meeting being planned for the Summer.

We are delighted to announce our session and speaker for December:

Session 6: “Transition Care”
Speaker: Dr Marianne Samyn, King’s College Hospital, London
Date: Wednesday 14th December
UK Time: 19:00 – 20:00

The BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Sessions offer an excellent platform for trainees interested in hepatology, with talks delivered by UK Hepatologists, followed by a Q&A session.

Preview the series programme here >   Download BASL Virtual School of Hepatology Webinar Prog 2022v3.pdf
NB: Programme subject to change

FREE to attend for BASL Members.

Not a member of BASL, then why not join by clicking > here.

Please contact kim@basl.org.uk should you have any questions.


Thank you to our supporters:

Gold Sponsor:                                                                                              

Bronze Sponsor:

'This webinar series is supported by Shionogi and Intercept Pharma UK & Ireland. They have had no influence or input into the programme, agenda or content of the meeting’.