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)
1200 - 1700
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, David Gotley, Gerald Holtmann and Natalie Kiel
0900 - 0920
Refractory GERD   Peter Kahrilas
0925 - 0945
Do functional disorders of the 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, Alison Stewart, Tayla Robertson 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, Andrew St John, David Cavallucci and Matthew Bastian-Jordan
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: David Hewett, Daniel Worthley, Barbara Leggett and Mark Appleyard
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: Ruth Hodgson
PANEL: Peter Kahrilas, Les Nathanson, Luke Hourigan and Gerald Holtmann
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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