Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to the Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2018 (APDW 2018) to take place from November 15th to 18th, 2018 at the Coex Convention and Exhibition Center, Seoul, Korea.

This meeting is jointly hosted by the Korean Society of Gastroenterology, Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Korean Association for the Study of the Liver, The Korean Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Korean College of Helicobacter and Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases, Korean Pancreatobiliary Association, and Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Cancer.

We have developed comprehensive and exciting scientific programs for APDW 2018 under the theme of “Connecting Excellence on Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Asia-Pacific.” This will continue the tradition of previous APDW meetings whilst highlighting developments in field of Digestive system in rapidly developing Asia Pacific region.

This is a great opportunity to visit Seoul, the venue city of the meeting, which is one of the main cultural and technological metropolises of the world, with a year-round calendar of high-class cultural events. Furthermore, one of the high-tech meeting venue Coex will make your participation easy and comfortable.

We look forward to welcoming you. See you in Seoul Korea!

  • Hyun Chae Jung, MD, PhD / Congress Chairman / APDW 2018 Organizing Committee
  • Won Ho Kim, MD, PhD / President / APDW 2018 Organizing Committee

Dear Colleagues:

On behalf of the organizing committee of Korea Digestive Disease Week 2018 (KDDW 2018), it is our great pleasure to invite you to the second edition of the KDDW to be held at Coex, Seoul, Korea from November 15rd to 17th, 2018. Eight member societies, the Korean Society of Gastroenterology, Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Korean Association for the Study of the Liver, Korean Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Korean Pancreatobiliary Association, Korean College of Helicobacter and Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases, and Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Cancer, have come together for KDDW 2018.

In particular, KDDW 2018 will be held in conjunction with the Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2018 (APDW 2018) this year. We firmly believe that the co-hosting will make KDDW 2018 more fruitful, and will take advantage this great opportunity to pursue our internationalization strategy.

Under the theme of “Advancing Gastroenterology and Hepatology through Creative Integration,” a large number of professors, doctors, and distinguished leaders from the world will get together at KDDW 2018 to discuss recently emerging issues and exchange the latest information in the field of digestive diseases. The KDDW 2018 Scientific Program will propose high quality scientific sessions that will provide deeper knowledge and new perspectives. The program will serve as a highly rewarding international platform for every one of the participants, and we have no doubt that KDDW 2018 will contribute to the enhancement of the scientific level and quality of our field.

We look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues to KDDW 2018 that promises to be a meaningful occasion for all the participants.

Sincerely yours,

Dong Ki Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
President
Organizing Committee of KDDW 2018
The Korean Society of Gastroenterology
  • Cho Hyun Park, M.D., Ph.D.
    Congress Chairman
    Organizing Committee of KDDW 2018
    The Korean Society of Gastroenterology
  • Soo Teik Lee​, M.D.
    Congress Chairman
    Organizing Committee of KDDW 2018
    Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Dae-Ghon Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
    Congress Chairman
    Organizing Committee of KDDW 2018
    Korean Association for the Study of the Liver