August 2020

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Aug
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29
Aug
The Digital International Liver Congress (TM) 2020

Given the continuing impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and ongoing restrictions, EASL has decided to transition the onsite International Liver Congress™ 2020, planned for 25–28 August, to an immersive and exciting digital event –The Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020 which will be held 27–29 August 2020.

Since 2019, EASL has been livestreaming all sessions at its events and has been providing educational content online through the EASL Campus. This experience of delivering online content to the liver community will now be stepped up to the next level at The Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020.

The Digital ILC 2020 will provide the liver community with an exciting opportunity to connect and to share the latest in data, science, and education.

Visit the International Liver Congress™ 2020 website for full information and registration details.

For the latest news, sign up to the ILC newsletter.

September 2020

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Sep
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Sep
BASL Virtual Annual Meeting 2020 - Registration Open

The BASL Committee has decided to address today’s global challenge, and to ensure that members are offered continuing education during 2020, by developing a virtual Annual Meeting platform.

A virtual meeting will continue to provide the essential education that BASL members value and see it as a vital benefit to their membership.

In light of the COVID-19 global impact, this is the perfect opportunity for the liver care community to come together and share knowledge and collaborate through a virtual platform.

The BASL2020 Virtual Annual Meeting is shaping up to be an exciting event with world class speakers across a range of multi-disciplinary topics and the programme is nearly complete and will be published very soon.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN - click on the link > HERE.

Visit the BASL News webpage to find out how to apply for the Dame Sheila Sherlock Research Prize and Andy Burroughs Young Investigator Award.  

We very much hope that our members will be able to join us for this year's BASL Annual Meeting. 

Please contact steve@basl.org.uk if you have any questions.  

24
Sep
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25
Sep
CCA-UK workshop at UK Oncology Forum - Register Now

CCA-UK is to hold a clinical themed workshop on the morning of Thursday 24th September 2020 at the UK Oncology Forum Annual Conference. 

The UK Oncology Forum annual conference runs from 24-25th September and both the CCA-UK workshop and UK Oncology Forum Conference are free to attend.  The meeting will run in a virtual format.

Please find the invitation to follow > Download 2020 OF Invitation CCA-UK.pdf

Download a workshop programme >  Download Programme CCA-UK Workshop UK Onc Forum_24.9.20.pdf

Anyone wishing to attend the CCA-UK workshop will be expected to stay on for the whole of day one of the conference.

Registration is via the UK Oncology Forum - https://oncology-forum.co.uk/ . When registering please ensure you choose the CCA-UK workshop option under the section UK Oncology Forum and Cancer Collaboration. Delegates are of course welcome to attend both days of the UK Oncology Forum Conference.

25
Sep
BLNA Virtual Forum - Save the Date

Save the Date

This year the BLNA September meeting will take place as a virtual forum on the afternoon of Friday 25th September.

The programme will include:

  • Educational presentations
  • Poster presentations
  • Networking
  • Live Q&A

An interactive afternoon is planned that will allow liver nurses to participate in educational content, share information and network.

Following the COVID-19 pandemic the BLNA would like to encourage the liver nurse community to participate in a dedicated event to discuss challenges, share knowledge and deliberate the changed healthcare landscape.

Further details will follow. 

October 2020

15
Oct
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17
Oct
TASL - BASL Monothematic Conference - Istanbul, Turkey - Save the Date

Save the Date

Turkish and British Associations for the Study of the Liver (TASL-BASL) are pleased to announce a monothematic conference, “Drug-induced Liver Injury: Unresolved questions and unmet needs” in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 15-17, 2020. We hope that the programme will be a timely and welcome opportunity to reflect upon an area of critical importance for clinicians, researchers, scientists, pharma and other health care professionals.

Invitation letter >  Download Letter for TASL-BASL Final.pdf

Further details including a draft programme and how to register for the conference will follow. 

29
Oct
Liver Regenerative Medicine Network Workshop London - Save the Date

Save the Date

The third Workshop of the Liver Regenerative Medicine Network is being planned for Thursday 29th October 2020 at the Institute of Hepatology London.

The aim of the Network is to provide a platform for the Liver Regenerative Medicine research community and facilitate inter/multidisciplinary collaboration across the London Universities and Institutes. The half-day Workshop will highlight the current research in hepatic regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, including cell therapy, organoids, organ-on-a-chip, bio-artificial hepatic systems, bioreactors, biomaterials, cancer modelling and stem cell biology. 

The meeting will include two Keynote Sessions and two Bright Sparks Sessions with shorter talks.

Further details can be found on the official webpage for the Workshop here > https://www.liver-research.org.uk/newsletter/conferences-meetings.html 

Should you have any questions, please contact Dr Luca Urbani by e-mail at luca.urban@researchinliver.org.uk .

November 2020

06
Nov
Annual Cambridge Liver Symposium

The annual Cambridge liver symposium is taking place later than normal this year and in a digital format:

Friday 6th November, via Zoom including parallel nurses session.

Further details and programme to follow.

Registration is free – please contact CambridgeLiverSymposium@addenbrookes.nhs.uk for more information and to register. 

18
Nov
RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology - Edinburgh

Title: RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology
Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020
Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Topics: Optimising outpatient capacity // Tackling Scotland’s alcohol problem - doing what works // New frontier; Artificial intelligence; Eosinophilic oesophagitis; Endoscopic management of early luminal cancers // Interactive case discussions
Website: https://events.rcpe.ac.uk/gastroenterology-1 
Contact: m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk 

20
Nov
Wilson's Disease SIG Meeting - London - Save the Date

Save the Date

The next Wilson's Disease SIG Meeting will take place at Queen's Square, UCL, London.

More details will follow. 

22
Nov
CCA-UK Annual Meeting, 22 November 2020 - Save the Date

Save the Date

The next CCA-UK Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday 22nd November 2020.

The meeting is being hosted at the BASO Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be held on 22-23 November 2020 at The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL.

Further details, including how to register, will follow.  Should you have any questions please contact Kim@basl.org.uk

January 2021

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Jan
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08
Jan
RCP Annual Conference Medicine - Birmingham

The RCP Annual Conference Medicine 2020 has been delayed until 7 -8 January 2021.  

Venue - 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.

More information can be found on the RCP website here > https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events/medicine-2020-rcp-annual-conference 

 

 

May 2021

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May
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14
May
Liver-Gut Axis Friend or Foe? Edgbaston Conference Centre, Birmingham - New Date

This Meeting has been Postponed from March and the new Provisional Dates are 13th and 14th May 2021

The Liver Unit at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital is celebrating their 30-year anniversary commemorating the opening of the Paediatric Liver Unit in 1989 at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Five Ways, Birmingham. 

They are delighted to be hosting a joint scientific meeting with their Gastroenterology and Allied Health Professional Colleagues over two days. There will be plenary sessions in the field of Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition with opportunities for interactive discussion and workshops led by all their team including their Allied Health Professionals.

Don’t miss this special event to catch up with everyone, contribute to the science and have fun!

Visit the meeting website for full information > https://liverunit30.co.uk/ .