PROGRAM 

FRIDAY 14 JUNE, 2O19
0830
GESQ Advanced Trainee Day registration and arrival tea/coffee
0900 - 1700
3rd Annual GESQ Advanced Trainee Day

(held concurrently with)

2nd Biannual GESQ Liver Transplant Symposium
1830 - 2130
Welcome Poolside Function buffet dinner and Conference Pre-Registration Poolside at the Sofitel Noosa Pacific, Hastings St, Noosa Heads
SATURDAY 15 JUNE, 2O19
0800 onwards
Registration open - arrival tea and coffee  Lilly Pond Terrace - Trade Exhibition
0845 - 0900
Official Conference Open & President’s Welcome  Sam O'Connor
SESSION 1
The Heartbreak of Non-Cardiac Pain: Reflux and Upper Gut Functional Disorders

CHAIR: Sam O’Connor
PANEL: Peter Kahrilas, Gerald Holtmann and Natalie Kiel
0900 - 0920
Refractory GORD   Peter Kahrilas
0925 - 0945
Do functional disorders of the upper gut exist?   Gerald Holtmann
0950 - 1030
CASE DISCUSSIONS
1030 - 1100
Morning tea  Lilly Pond Terrace - Trade Exhibition
SESSION 2
“Isn’t it Just Another Fatty Liver?”: Hepatology Headaches in the Modern Era

CHAIR: Richard Skoien
PANEL: Miriam Levy, Graeme Macdonald and Jon Mitchell
1100 - 1120
Abnormal LFTs, normal CLD Screen…What’s next?!   Miriam Levy
1125 - 1145
Optimal lifestyle modification in Fatty Liver Disease  Graeme Macdonald
1150 - 1230
CASE DISCUSSIONS
1230 - 1330
Lunch  Lilly Pond Terrace - Trade Exhibition
SESSION 3
I wish I hadn’t seen that - what to do with the incidental lesion 

CHAIR: Jillian Rosenstengel
PANEL: Andrew Metz, David Cavallucci,  Matthew Bastian-Jordan and Andrew St John 
1330 - 1350
The subepithelial lesion in upper GUT: What to do?   Andrew St John
1355 - 1415
CASE DISCUSSIONS
1415 - 1435
Pancreatic incidentaloma: How hard and far should we go?     Andrew Metz
1440 - 1500
CASE DISCUSSIONS 
1500 - 1530
Afternoon tea  Lilly Pond Terrace - Trade Exhibition
SESSION 4
YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

CHAIRS: Nick Tutticci, Brad Kendall
1530 - 1730
Young Investigator presentations
1900 - late
CONFERENCE DINNER & YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD PRESENTATIONS

Bistro C 'On the Beach Noosa' 49 Hastings Street, Noosa
SUNDAY 16 JUNE, 2O19
0800 onwards
Registration open - arrival tea and coffee  Lilly Pond Terrace - Trade Exhibition
0845 - 0900
Session welcome and housekeeping
SESSION 1
Colonoscopy in 2019: Is the Evidence Keeping Up with Our Current Practice?

CHAIR: Nick Tutticci
PANEL: Daniel Worthley, Barbara Leggett, David Hewett and Ben Devereaux
0900 - 0920
Quality colonoscopy: Relevance in the era of item number reform  David Hewett
0925 - 0945
What is the role of FOBT in screening and surveillance?  Daniel Worthley
0950 - 1030
CASE DISCUSSIONS  
1030 - 1100
Morning tea  Lilly Pond Terrace - Trade Exhibition
SESSION 2
A Pain in the Neck: Modern Diagnosis and Management of Oesophageal Motility Disorders

CHAIR: TBC
PANEL: Peter Kahrilas, Gerald Holtmann, Les Nathanson, Luke Hourigan and Ruth Hodgson
1100 - 1120
The Chicago classification of oesophageal motility disorders  Peter Kahrilas
1125 - 1145
Endoscopic management of achalasia  Luke Hourigan
1150 - 1230
CASE DISCUSSIONS
1230 - 1245
Meeting close
from 1245
Farewell Luncheon Lilly Pond Terrace - Trade Exhibition
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