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TimeTopicFaculty
09:00-09:30Opening Ceremony & Keynote AddressesHall A
09:30-10:00Coffee Break
10:00-12:00Live Endoscopy Session
Chair: Ibrahim Mostafa, Abed Al Lehibi
Hall A
Faculty : Abdulla Al Hassani, UAE | Alessandro Repici,Italy | Christopher Thompson, USA | Ibrahim Mostafa, Egypt | Khalid Bamakhrama, UAE | Marc Giovannini, France | Mustafa Sabri, UAE | Nageshwar Reddy, India | Oliver Pech, Germany | Sameer Al Awadhi, UAE I Shyam Varadarajulu, USA
10:30-12:00Oral Presentation 1: GI bleeding and/or causes of anemia
12:00-12:30Industry SymposiumSponsored by ViforPharmaHall A
12:30-13:30Lunch Break
13:30-14:40Industry Symposium Sponsored by TakedaHall B
14:40-16:10IBD - Current and Emerging Treatments
Chair: Geoffery Metz, Subrata Ghosh
Hall A
14:40-15:00Biologics, BiosimilarsSatish Keshav, UK
15:00-15:20Optimizing the Use of Anti-TNF Agents in IBDAla Sharara, Lebanon
15:20-15:40Crohn's Disease and Ulerative Colitis TherapyWalid Al Azmi, Kuwait
15:40-16:00WGO IBD GuidelinesGeoffery Metz, Australia
15:40-15:55New Drugs for Disease Eradication Ashley Brown, UK
16:00-16:10Q&A
14:40-16:10Infectious Hepatitis
Chair: Cihan Yurdaydin, Ayman Abdo
Hall B
14:40-15:00Epidemiology – B,C,DeltaCihan Yurdaydin, Turkey
15:00-15:20Vaccine Delivery Nancy Reau, USA
15:20-15:40
Management of Hepatitis B Mohamed Al Zaabi, UAE
15:40-16:00The Promise and Challenge of Generic DAAs for Treatment of Hepatitis CSaeed Hamid, Pakistan
16:00-16:10Q&A
14:40-16:10Oral Presentation 1:
Obesity and Surgery

Chair: James Toouli, Abed Al Lehibi
Capital Suite 21 AB
16:10-16:30Coffee Break and Poster Walk
16:30-18:00Gastrointestinal Bleeding / GI Bleeding: Detection and Management
Chair: David Bjorkman, Cristiano Spada
Hall A
16:30-16:50Evidence-Based Approach to Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal BleedingDavid Bjorkman, USA
16:50-17:10Lower GI bleeding Damon Bizos, South Africa
17:10-17:30Small intestinal bleedingCristiano Spada
17:30-17:50Peri-endoscopy management of anti-coagulation in the era of NOACMark Topazian, USA
17:50-18:00Q&A
16:30-18:00Complications of Hepatitis
Chair: Kelly Burak, Fuad Al Ali
Hall B
16:30-16:55Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension Fuad Al Ali, Kuwait
16:55-17:20Variceal BleedingIbrahim Mostafa, Egypt
17:20-17:45Hepatocellular carcinomaKelly Burak, Canada
17:45-18:00Q&A
16:30-18:00Oral Presentation 2:
• Neuro-gastroenterology (including achalasia, gastroparesis, other motility disturbances)
• IBS, including relationship between diet and GI symptoms
• IBD

Chair: Eamonn Quigley, Satish Keshav
Capital Suite 21 AB
TimeTopicFaculty
08:30-11:00Live Endoscopy Session
Chair : Erwin Van Geenen
Hall A
Faculty : Abdulla Al Hassani, UAE | Alessandro Repici,Italy | Christopher Thompson, USA | Ibrahim Mostafa, Egypt | Khalid Bamakhrama, UAE | Marc Giovannini, France | Mustafa Sabri, UAE | Nageshwar Reddy, India | Oliver Pech, Germany | Sameer Al Awadhi, UAE I Shyam Varadarajulu, USA
09:00-10:45Oral Presentation 3:
• H. pylori and other Infectious Diseases
• Microbiota
• Acid-related Diseases (including GERD)

Chair: Naima Amrani, Nigel Bijay
Capital Suite 21 AB
11:00-12:00Industry Symposium Sponsored by AbbvieHall A
12:00-13:45Lunch Break & Friday Prayers
13:45-14:45Industry Symposium Sponsored by GileadHall A
14:45-16:15Diet and the Gut
Chair: Carolina Olano, Salim Awad
Hall A
14:45-15:05Coeliac DiseaseGeoffrey Metz, Australia
15:05-15:25Coeliac disease guidelinesCarolina Olano, Uruguay
15:25-15:45Non-Coeliac Gluten HypersensitivitySalim Awad, UAE
15:45-16:05WDHD 2016: Diet and the GutGovind Makharia, India
16:05-16:15Q&A
14:45-16:15Hepatology
Chair: Saeed Hamid, Mohamed Al Zaabi
Hall B
14:45-15:05NAFLD/Fibrosis/CirrhosisRami Moucari, UAE
15:05-15:25Management of Liver MassesAshley Brown, UK
15:25-15:45Liver Disease in Pregnancy Laila Al Dabbal, UAE
15:45-16:05Autoimmune Liver DiseasesTarek Hassanein, USA
16:05-16:15Q&A
14:45-16:15Oral Presentation 4:
GI Cancers (including Epidemiology, Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Surveillance Therapy)

Chair: Damon Bizos
Capital Suite 21 AB
16:15-16:30Coffee Break and Poster Walk
16:30-17:00
Industry Symposium Sponsored by Abbvie (IBD)Hall A
16:30-17:00Industry Symposium Sponsored by Janssen Hall B
17:00-18:30IBS/FGID
Chair: Eamonn Quigley, Ahmed Al Rifai
Hall A
17:00-17:20MicrobiotaEamonn Quigley, USA
17:20-17:40Probiotics as Therapeutics in GastrointestinalAsad Dajani, UAE
17:40-18:00New therapies - which and why Makki Fayyad, UAE
18:00-18:20WGO IBS GuidelinesCarolina Olano, Uruguay
18:20-18:30Q&A
17:00-18:30IBD
Chair: Guilherme Macedo, Ala Sharara
Hall B
17:00-17:20Diet and IBDFilippos Georgopoulos, UAE
17:20-17:40Pregnancy and the Use of IBD DrugsSubrata Ghosh, UK
17:40-18:00Quality Metrics and Preventative Care in IBDAla Sharara, Lebanon
18:00-18:20Surveillance for Cancer: White Light or Chromoendoscopy Guilherme Macedo, Portugal
18:20-18:30Q&A
17:00-18:45Oral Presentation 5:
Hepatology (Including new treatments for Hepatitis, HCC)

Chair: Cihan Yurdaydin, Jawad Khamis
Capital Suite 21 AB
TimeTopicFaculty
09:00-10:30H. Pylori
Chair: David Bjorkman , Emad Rehmani
Hall A
09:00-09:25Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection among Adult Patients
with Dyspepsia: A Local Perspective from UAE
Adnan Abuhammour, UAE
09:25-09:50Latest Developments in Treatment for Helicobacter Pylori:
Toronto Consensus Statement
David Bjorkman, USA
09:50-10:15WGO H. Pylori GuidelinesEamonn Quigley, USA
10:15-10:30Q&A
09:00-10:30Education and Training
Chair: Desmond Leddin
Hall B
09:00-09:25Professional Development and ProfessionalismGeoffrey Metz, Australia
09:25-09:50Train The Trainers - Outcomes Damon Bizos, South Africa
09:50-10:15Training Centres - Future DirectionsDesmond Leddin, Canada
10:15-10:30Q&A
09:00-10:30Oral Presentation 6:
Celiac Disease and Other Causes of Malabsorption and Malnutrition

Chair: Carolina Olano, Salim Awadh
Capital Suite 21 AB
10:30-11:00Coffee Breaks & Poster Walk
11:00-12:30Pancreatic Tumours and Disease
Chair: James Toouli , Erwin Van Geenen
Hall A
11:00-11:20Imaging and DiagnosisVivek Kaul, USA
11:20-11:40When to Intervene in Acute Pancreatis Nawal Nahdi, UAE
11:40-12:00Approach to Pancreatic CystsShyam Varadarajulu, USA
12:00-12:20Emerging Therapies for Pancreatic CancerMarc Giovannini, France
12:20-12:30Q&A
11:00-12:30GERD
Chair: Naima Amrani, Mustafa sabri
Hall B
11:00-11:20Management of GERD Mustafa Sabri, UAE
11:20-11:40WGO GERD Guidelines Naima Amrani, Morocco
11:40-12:00Barrett’s OesophagusOliver Pech, Germany
12:00-12:20Eosinophilic Esophagitis Ahmed Jazzar, UAE
12:20-12:30Q&A
11:00-12:30Oral Presentation 7: Live Endoscopy Combined with Pre-Prepared Video Endoscopy Vignettes
Chair: Mark Topazian, Alessandro Repici
Capital Suite 21 AB
12:30-13:30Lunch Break
13:30-15:00Management of Obesity
Chair: James Toouli, Abed Al Lehibi
Hall A
13:30-13:35Introduction and Posing the ProblemJames Toouli, Australia
13:35-13:45Epidemiology Majid Almadi, KSA
13:45-13:55Obesity and Cancer Majid Almadi, KSA
13:55-14:05Conservative Measures in Management Abed Al Lehibi, KSA
14:05-14:15Endoscopic ManagementMark Topazian, USA
14:15-14:25Surgical ManagementAbdelrahman Nimeri, UAE
14:25-14:55Panel Discussion
14:55-15:00Summary and ConclusionsJames Toouli, Australia
13:30-15:00Roundtable: Multidisciplinary Team Management (MDM) for Colorectal Cancer
Chair: Yasir Akmal
Hall B
MDM concept, its Application and Case SelectionsYasir Akmal, UAE
Panel discussion: An overview of examples
Faculty : Maher Abbas, UAE , Mohanad Diab, UAE , Maryam Aslani, UAE , Aydamir Alrakawi, UAE
13:30-15:00Oral Presentation 8: GI Bleeding and/or Causes of Anemia
Chair: David Bjorkman, Oliver Pech
Capital Suite 21 AB
15:00-15:30Coffee Break & Poster Walk
15:30-17:00Cancer – Early Detection
Chair: Guilherme Macedo, Majid Al Madi
Hall A
15:30-15:55Gastric/TumoursChristopher Thompson, USA
15:55-16:20Quality Metrics in Colonoscopy Guilherme Macedo, Portugal
16:20-16:45New Options for Colorectal Cancer Majid Al Madi, KSA
16:45-17:00Q&A
15:30-17:00Neurogastroenterology
Chair: Damon Bizos, Pietro Familiari
Hall B
15:30-15:50Esophageal Dismotility Including Achalasia Pietro Familiari, Italy
15:50-16:10POEM and GastroparesisNageshwar Reddy, India
16:10-16:30Small Intestinal Imaging TechniquesCristiano Spada, Italy
16:30-16:50Constipation - Evaluation and TreatmentHuda Kataa, UAE
16:50-17:00Q&A
15:30-17:00Oral Presentation 9:
Pancreatic Diseases

Chair: James Toouli, Shyam Varadarajulu
Capital Suite 21 AB
17:00Closing Remarks
+ Day 1 - Thursday, 17 Nov 2016
TimeTopicFaculty
09:00-09:30Opening Ceremony & Keynote AddressesHall A
09:30-10:00Coffee Break
10:00-12:00Live Endoscopy Session
Chair: Ibrahim Mostafa, Abed Al Lehibi
Hall A
Faculty : Abdulla Al Hassani, UAE | Alessandro Repici,Italy | Christopher Thompson, USA | Ibrahim Mostafa, Egypt | Khalid Bamakhrama, UAE | Marc Giovannini, France | Mustafa Sabri, UAE | Nageshwar Reddy, India | Oliver Pech, Germany | Sameer Al Awadhi, UAE I Shyam Varadarajulu, USA
10:30-12:00Oral Presentation 1: GI bleeding and/or causes of anemia
12:00-12:30Industry SymposiumSponsored by ViforPharmaHall A
12:30-13:30Lunch Break
13:30-14:40Industry Symposium Sponsored by TakedaHall B
14:40-16:10IBD - Current and Emerging Treatments
Chair: Geoffery Metz, Subrata Ghosh
Hall A
14:40-15:00Biologics, BiosimilarsSatish Keshav, UK
15:00-15:20Optimizing the Use of Anti-TNF Agents in IBDAla Sharara, Lebanon
15:20-15:40Crohn's Disease and Ulerative Colitis TherapyWalid Al Azmi, Kuwait
15:40-16:00WGO IBD GuidelinesGeoffery Metz, Australia
15:40-15:55New Drugs for Disease Eradication Ashley Brown, UK
16:00-16:10Q&A
14:40-16:10Infectious Hepatitis
Chair: Cihan Yurdaydin, Ayman Abdo
Hall B
14:40-15:00Epidemiology – B,C,DeltaCihan Yurdaydin, Turkey
15:00-15:20Vaccine Delivery Nancy Reau, USA
15:20-15:40
Management of Hepatitis B Mohamed Al Zaabi, UAE
15:40-16:00The Promise and Challenge of Generic DAAs for Treatment of Hepatitis CSaeed Hamid, Pakistan
16:00-16:10Q&A
14:40-16:10Oral Presentation 1:
Obesity and Surgery

Chair: James Toouli, Abed Al Lehibi
Capital Suite 21 AB
16:10-16:30Coffee Break and Poster Walk
16:30-18:00Gastrointestinal Bleeding / GI Bleeding: Detection and Management
Chair: David Bjorkman, Cristiano Spada
Hall A
16:30-16:50Evidence-Based Approach to Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal BleedingDavid Bjorkman, USA
16:50-17:10Lower GI bleeding Damon Bizos, South Africa
17:10-17:30Small intestinal bleedingCristiano Spada
17:30-17:50Peri-endoscopy management of anti-coagulation in the era of NOACMark Topazian, USA
17:50-18:00Q&A
16:30-18:00Complications of Hepatitis
Chair: Kelly Burak, Fuad Al Ali
Hall B
16:30-16:55Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension Fuad Al Ali, Kuwait
16:55-17:20Variceal BleedingIbrahim Mostafa, Egypt
17:20-17:45Hepatocellular carcinomaKelly Burak, Canada
17:45-18:00Q&A
16:30-18:00Oral Presentation 2:
• Neuro-gastroenterology (including achalasia, gastroparesis, other motility disturbances)
• IBS, including relationship between diet and GI symptoms
• IBD

Chair: Eamonn Quigley, Satish Keshav
Capital Suite 21 AB
+ Day 2 - Friday, 18 Nov 2016
TimeTopicFaculty
08:30-11:00Live Endoscopy Session
Chair : Erwin Van Geenen
Hall A
Faculty : Abdulla Al Hassani, UAE | Alessandro Repici,Italy | Christopher Thompson, USA | Ibrahim Mostafa, Egypt | Khalid Bamakhrama, UAE | Marc Giovannini, France | Mustafa Sabri, UAE | Nageshwar Reddy, India | Oliver Pech, Germany | Sameer Al Awadhi, UAE I Shyam Varadarajulu, USA
09:00-10:45Oral Presentation 3:
• H. pylori and other Infectious Diseases
• Microbiota
• Acid-related Diseases (including GERD)

Chair: Naima Amrani, Nigel Bijay
Capital Suite 21 AB
11:00-12:00Industry Symposium Sponsored by AbbvieHall A
12:00-13:45Lunch Break & Friday Prayers
13:45-14:45Industry Symposium Sponsored by GileadHall A
14:45-16:15Diet and the Gut
Chair: Carolina Olano, Salim Awad
Hall A
14:45-15:05Coeliac DiseaseGeoffrey Metz, Australia
15:05-15:25Coeliac disease guidelinesCarolina Olano, Uruguay
15:25-15:45Non-Coeliac Gluten HypersensitivitySalim Awad, UAE
15:45-16:05WDHD 2016: Diet and the GutGovind Makharia, India
16:05-16:15Q&A
14:45-16:15Hepatology
Chair: Saeed Hamid, Mohamed Al Zaabi
Hall B
14:45-15:05NAFLD/Fibrosis/CirrhosisRami Moucari, UAE
15:05-15:25Management of Liver MassesAshley Brown, UK
15:25-15:45Liver Disease in Pregnancy Laila Al Dabbal, UAE
15:45-16:05Autoimmune Liver DiseasesTarek Hassanein, USA
16:05-16:15Q&A
14:45-16:15Oral Presentation 4:
GI Cancers (including Epidemiology, Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Surveillance Therapy)

Chair: Damon Bizos
Capital Suite 21 AB
16:15-16:30Coffee Break and Poster Walk
16:30-17:00
Industry Symposium Sponsored by Abbvie (IBD)Hall A
16:30-17:00Industry Symposium Sponsored by Janssen Hall B
17:00-18:30IBS/FGID
Chair: Eamonn Quigley, Ahmed Al Rifai
Hall A
17:00-17:20MicrobiotaEamonn Quigley, USA
17:20-17:40Probiotics as Therapeutics in GastrointestinalAsad Dajani, UAE
17:40-18:00New therapies - which and why Makki Fayyad, UAE
18:00-18:20WGO IBS GuidelinesCarolina Olano, Uruguay
18:20-18:30Q&A
17:00-18:30IBD
Chair: Guilherme Macedo, Ala Sharara
Hall B
17:00-17:20Diet and IBDFilippos Georgopoulos, UAE
17:20-17:40Pregnancy and the Use of IBD DrugsSubrata Ghosh, UK
17:40-18:00Quality Metrics and Preventative Care in IBDAla Sharara, Lebanon
18:00-18:20Surveillance for Cancer: White Light or Chromoendoscopy Guilherme Macedo, Portugal
18:20-18:30Q&A
17:00-18:45Oral Presentation 5:
Hepatology (Including new treatments for Hepatitis, HCC)

Chair: Cihan Yurdaydin, Jawad Khamis
Capital Suite 21 AB
+ Day 3 - Saturday, 19 Nov 2016
TimeTopicFaculty
09:00-10:30H. Pylori
Chair: David Bjorkman , Emad Rehmani
Hall A
09:00-09:25Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection among Adult Patients
with Dyspepsia: A Local Perspective from UAE
Adnan Abuhammour, UAE
09:25-09:50Latest Developments in Treatment for Helicobacter Pylori:
Toronto Consensus Statement
David Bjorkman, USA
09:50-10:15WGO H. Pylori GuidelinesEamonn Quigley, USA
10:15-10:30Q&A
09:00-10:30Education and Training
Chair: Desmond Leddin
Hall B
09:00-09:25Professional Development and ProfessionalismGeoffrey Metz, Australia
09:25-09:50Train The Trainers - Outcomes Damon Bizos, South Africa
09:50-10:15Training Centres - Future DirectionsDesmond Leddin, Canada
10:15-10:30Q&A
09:00-10:30Oral Presentation 6:
Celiac Disease and Other Causes of Malabsorption and Malnutrition

Chair: Carolina Olano, Salim Awadh
Capital Suite 21 AB
10:30-11:00Coffee Breaks & Poster Walk
11:00-12:30Pancreatic Tumours and Disease
Chair: James Toouli , Erwin Van Geenen
Hall A
11:00-11:20Imaging and DiagnosisVivek Kaul, USA
11:20-11:40When to Intervene in Acute Pancreatis Nawal Nahdi, UAE
11:40-12:00Approach to Pancreatic CystsShyam Varadarajulu, USA
12:00-12:20Emerging Therapies for Pancreatic CancerMarc Giovannini, France
12:20-12:30Q&A
11:00-12:30GERD
Chair: Naima Amrani, Mustafa sabri
Hall B
11:00-11:20Management of GERD Mustafa Sabri, UAE
11:20-11:40WGO GERD Guidelines Naima Amrani, Morocco
11:40-12:00Barrett’s OesophagusOliver Pech, Germany
12:00-12:20Eosinophilic Esophagitis Ahmed Jazzar, UAE
12:20-12:30Q&A
11:00-12:30Oral Presentation 7: Live Endoscopy Combined with Pre-Prepared Video Endoscopy Vignettes
Chair: Mark Topazian, Alessandro Repici
Capital Suite 21 AB
12:30-13:30Lunch Break
13:30-15:00Management of Obesity
Chair: James Toouli, Abed Al Lehibi
Hall A
13:30-13:35Introduction and Posing the ProblemJames Toouli, Australia
13:35-13:45Epidemiology Majid Almadi, KSA
13:45-13:55Obesity and Cancer Majid Almadi, KSA
13:55-14:05Conservative Measures in Management Abed Al Lehibi, KSA
14:05-14:15Endoscopic ManagementMark Topazian, USA
14:15-14:25Surgical ManagementAbdelrahman Nimeri, UAE
14:25-14:55Panel Discussion
14:55-15:00Summary and ConclusionsJames Toouli, Australia
13:30-15:00Roundtable: Multidisciplinary Team Management (MDM) for Colorectal Cancer
Chair: Yasir Akmal
Hall B
MDM concept, its Application and Case SelectionsYasir Akmal, UAE
Panel discussion: An overview of examples
Faculty : Maher Abbas, UAE , Mohanad Diab, UAE , Maryam Aslani, UAE , Aydamir Alrakawi, UAE
13:30-15:00Oral Presentation 8: GI Bleeding and/or Causes of Anemia
Chair: David Bjorkman, Oliver Pech
Capital Suite 21 AB
15:00-15:30Coffee Break & Poster Walk
15:30-17:00Cancer – Early Detection
Chair: Guilherme Macedo, Majid Al Madi
Hall A
15:30-15:55Gastric/TumoursChristopher Thompson, USA
15:55-16:20Quality Metrics in Colonoscopy Guilherme Macedo, Portugal
16:20-16:45New Options for Colorectal Cancer Majid Al Madi, KSA
16:45-17:00Q&A
15:30-17:00Neurogastroenterology
Chair: Damon Bizos, Pietro Familiari
Hall B
15:30-15:50Esophageal Dismotility Including Achalasia Pietro Familiari, Italy
15:50-16:10POEM and GastroparesisNageshwar Reddy, India
16:10-16:30Small Intestinal Imaging TechniquesCristiano Spada, Italy
16:30-16:50Constipation - Evaluation and TreatmentHuda Kataa, UAE
16:50-17:00Q&A
15:30-17:00Oral Presentation 9:
Pancreatic Diseases

Chair: James Toouli, Shyam Varadarajulu
Capital Suite 21 AB
17:00Closing Remarks