June 2019

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Jun
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29
Jun
ICFL 2019 - Germany - Save the Date

The 2nd International Conference on Fatty Liver (ICFL) will take place in Berlin, Germany on June 27-29, 2019.

ICFL 2019 will bring together physicians, researchers and allied health professionals in the field of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, as well as Diabetology, Nutrition, Radiology, and Cardiology, in order to address the growing impact of Fatty Liver and its relationship with the other organs in the body. ICFL 2019 will focus on unifying the global knowledge of Fatty Liver, which has the potential to yield valuable research through multidisciplinary involvement.

Please see the conference website for detailed information.

July 2019

05
Jul
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06
Jul
BASL School of Hepatology 2019 - Plymouth - Last Few Places

Join us at the BASL School of Hepatology on 5th - 6th July 2019 at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Plymouth.

The event is FREE to attend for BASL medically qualified members in training (a £120 refundable deposit is taken at the time of booking) and is aimed at SpRs / Doctors in Training with a NTN.

Non-members are also welcome to attend the event, the cost for non-members is £150. 

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.

The event runs over 2 days from Friday lunchtime to Saturday afternoon.  If you are travelling some distance there is some overnight accommodation available on Friday 5th July. 

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

A draft programme can be downloaded here >  Download School of Hep Programme 2019_web.pdf

Book your place here> https://www.basl.org.uk/conference-booking/book-now.cfm?e=45 

Book Now
11
Jul
Immune-Mediated Liver Disease SIG Meeting - Birmingham

The first meeting of the Immune-Mediated Liver Disease SIG will be held from 10am to 4pm on Thursday 11 July 2019 at the Medical School, University of Birmingham. If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk.

11
Jul
HBV Special Interest Group meeting

The next meeting of the HBV SIG will be held from 1pm to 5.30pm on Thursday 11 July 2019 at the Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Innovation Building, Queen Mary University of London. If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk.

11
Jul
Discovery to clinical application of Regulatory T cells in autoimmune diseases - Birmingham

Edgbaston Park Hotel, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK Thursday, 11 July, 2019 - 08:45 to 17:00

'Discovery to clinical applications of regulatory T cells in autoimmunity and transplantation' - hosted by the BSI West Midlands Immunology Group in conjunction with the University of Birmingham. 

The keynote speech will be given by Prof Shimon Sakaguchi, from Osaka University, Japan. The one-day symposium will cover both the function and development of regulatory T cells and how their biology is being exploited in the clinic to combat autoimmune diseases and promote transplantation tolerance.

The event will also provide an opportunity for early career researchers to present their cutting-edge work within the regulatory T cell field.

Visit the meeting website for more information and to register your place, numbers are limited to 90 places. https://www.immunology.org/events/discovery-clinical-applications-regulatory-t-cells-in-autoimmunity-and-transplantation .

Abstracts

All attendees at the meeting are invited to submit an abstract using an abstract submission form. Abstracts should be a maximum of 200 words and should be submitted by Thursday 20 June 2019.

18
Jul
Acute Liver Failure (ALF) Special Interest Group meeting

The next ALF SIG meeting wil lbe held on Thursday 18 July 2019 from 12.00 - 17.00pm. The venue is the Andy Burroughs seminar room, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF.  If you would like to attend this meeting, please register with Samantha Jones, Samantha@basl.org.uk, as places are limited.

September 2019

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Sep
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07
Sep
7th Biennial Congress of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association - Seoul

7th Biennial Congress of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (A-PHPBA 2019)

Venue: COEX, Seoul, Korea

Official Language: English

Organised by:

  • Local Organizing Committee of APHPBA 2019
  • Hosted by: Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (A-PHPBA)
  • Korean Association of Hepato-Biliary and Pancreas Surgery (KAHBPS)

Website: www.aphpba2019.org 

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15 (Fri.), 2019
  • Super Early Registration Deadline: April 15 (Mon.), 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: May 15 (Wed.), 2019
17
Sep
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18
Sep
BLTG Transplant Meeting - Registration Now Open

REGISTER NOW - EARLY BIRD RATE ENDS - 31st JULY 2019

We are delighted to announce that the fifth meeting of the British Liver Transplant Group (BLTG) is taking place on Tuesday 17th September and the morning of Wednesday 18th September at the Technology & Innovations Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

As an affiliated group of BASL, the BTLG has built on the role of the UK and Ireland Annual Meeting and will integrate the meetings previously organised by each individual transplant centre to offer a central stage for those operating in or with a strong interest in the field of liver transplantation.

The meeting starts on Tuesday 17th September and continues on Wednesday morning with a joint symposium with BASL. The Wednesday morning programme can be viewed on the BASL2019 events entry and a full BLTG programme will be added below when available.

Highlights of the meeting include the ‘Williams-Calne Lecture’, given this year by Professor Vincenzo Mazzaferro (Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano, Italy).


REGISTER your place by clicking > HERE.

Or alternatively here - https://execbs.eventsair.com/basl2019/basl2019reg/Site/Register 

A draft programme will be available shortly. 

Further information can be found on the BASL Annual Meeting website.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Steve Hewitt at steve@basl.org.uk  or on 01543 442154.


Abstract submission now closed.


 

18
Sep
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20
Sep
BASL2019 - 18-20 September 2019 - Registration Now Open

REGISTER NOW – EARLY BIRD RATE ENDS 31st JULY 2019

Join us at the BASL2019 Annual Meeting which is taking place at the Technology & Innovations Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

We start with a joint BASL/BLTG symposium on new horizons in liver transplantation on Wednesday morning (open to all comers), preceding the main BASL meeting. After lunch the main BASL programme commences and we will explore new horizons in primary liver cancer. The moderated poster session is on Wednesday evening with supper provided.

The second day offers the joint BASL and BLNA session in the morning on tackling inequalities in liver disease followed by an afternoon session themed around pregnancy and the liver. The annual dinner will take place in the evening.

The final morning will see a series of case-based discussions led by recognised experts in the field, followed by a rapid fire update session and oral presentations of the highest scoring abstracts of original research.

We hope to see you in Glasgow.

 

REGISTER your place by clicking on the linkHERE.

Or alternatively herehttps://execbs.eventsair.com/basl2019/basl2019reg/Site/Register 

A draft Programme is available and can be downloaded here>  Download BASL2019 Programme Website.pdf

Further information can be found on the BASL Annual Meeting website

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Steve Hewitt at steve@basl.org.uk or on 01543 442154.

18
Sep
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19
Sep
BLNA Nurse Meeting - Registration Now Open

REGISTER NOW – EARLY BIRD RATE ENDS 31st JULY 2019

Please join us at the Technology & Innovations Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow for the BLNA Nurse meeting. The nurse meeting takes place during the BASL Annual Meeting and this year runs from the afternoon of Wednesday 18th September and all day on Thursday 19th September. There is a joint session with BASL planned for the Thursday morning which proved popular in 2018. The Thursday morning programme can be viewed on the BASL2019 events entry and a full BLNA programme will be added below when available.

The meeting promises to deliver exciting and inspiring sessions for all liver nurses, with the programme including a wide range of topics.


REGISTER your place by clicking on the linkHERE.

Or alternatively here - https://execbs.eventsair.com/basl2019/basl2019reg/Site/Register 

A draft programme will be added to the website shortly. 

Futher information can be found on the BASL Annual Meeting website.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Steve Hewitt at steve@basl.org.uk or on 01543 442154.


Abstract submission is now closed.


 

20
Sep
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22
Sep
International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) Conference - Chicago - Save the Date

Save the Date

The 13th International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) conference is taking place from 20-22nd September in Chicago.

Visit the conference website for more information here > https://www.ilca2019.org/ .

27
Sep
Annual Cambridge Liver Symposium 2019

The Cambridge Annual Liver Symposium is taking place on Friday 27th September from 08:30 – 16:00.

Venue: Robinson College, Cambridge.

Dinner: Thursday 26th September 20:00.

Topics include:

  • Autoimmune / PSC
  • NASH/fibrosis assessment
  • Genetic liver disorders
  • Interactive MDT-style cases (viral/portal HT)

Programme to follow.

FREE to attend and CPD accredited (6 points).

If you have any questions and to reserve your place please contact cambridge.liversymp@addenbrookes.nhs.uk or telephone: 01223 586 891.

Download Cambridge Liver Symposium flyer 2019.pdf

October 2019

08
Oct
FRONTIERS IN HEPATOLOGY VIII - London - Registration Open

FRONTIERS IN HEPATOLOGY VIII  – ALCOHOL & NON-ALCOHOLIC STEATOHEPATITIS

One day CPD accredited conference and the content would be of value to all those specialising in Hepatology and Gastroenterology including, Academics, NHS Consultants and SpR’s.

Date:Tuesday 8th October 2019
Venue: The Institute of Hepatology London, 111 Coldharbour Lane, London, SE5 9NT

This event brings together a number of ‘thought-leaders’ and experts to highlight the increasing prevalence of ASH/NASH and aims to provide an overview of the pathogenesis, epidemiology and therapeutic implications of this co-morbidity, with a particular focus on the overlapping causes and pathways.

A programme and application form can be downloaded from the Foundation for Liver Research website > http://www.liver-research.org.uk/newsletter/hepatology-conferences.html or below. 

Download a copy of the programme here >   Download Frontiers programme R1 19.pdf

An application form to register for the meeting can be downloaded here >  Download Registration Form Frontiers in Hepatology.pdf   

For more details, please contact Enda O’Sullivan on 020-7255 9833 or e-mail:e.o'sullivan@researchliver.org.uk.  

 

November 2019

21
Nov
RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology - Edinburgh

Date: Thursday 21 November 2019
Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topics: Gastroenterology at the forefront of public health endeavours; nature or nurture - lifestyle diseases; reflux; bariatric endoscopy; mesenteric ischaemia; nutritional challenges in a failing gut
Website: https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/gastroenterology-0 
Contact: m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk 

29
Nov
BVHG Meeting - 29th November - Manchester - Save the Date

Further details will follow when available. 

Book Now

April 2020

23
Apr
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24
Apr
RCP Annual Conference Medicine 2020 - Birmingham

Medicine 2020 is the RCP's sixth annual conference and takes place at The ICC, Birmingham. Bringing together speakers at the forefront of improving patient care, Medicine 2020 will provide an essential national update for physicians from all career grades and specialties. Exploring ground-breaking medical developments, we’ll focus on how to deliver world-class healthcare.

For a limited time only, you can attend for less with a 50% discount offer, ending 31 May 2019. Full information can be found on the RCP website here > https://rcpmedicine.co.uk/2020/ 

Medicine 2019 was a record-breaking success with over 900 delegates enjoying the clinical networking event of the year. Headline speakers Baroness Dido Harding and Matt Hancock MP ensured lively discussion on the latest policy developments and helped to spark debate among delegates and speakers. The  principal and corporate sponsors created a vibrant and dynamic experience for attendees.

Download the Medicines 2019 highlights report here >  Download Medicine 2019 Highlights report.pdf