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Deadline: 20th April 2018

Dear Colleagues and Friends

We are delighted to announce that the 4th Athens International Symposium which will take place on July 6-7, 2018 at the Hilton Athens Hotel will be co-organized by the Internal Medicine Society of Greece and the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology. As scientific and organizing directors of the Symposium, we would like to take this opportunity to emphasize the core objectives and activities of our scientific program:

Our ultimate objective is an evidence-based, scientific interdisciplinary exchange between faculty and participants, with a specific aim at improving patient clinical outcomes.
Our key instruments in achieving this are:

  1. Education: Extensive lecture coverage of recent developments in digestive diseases
  2. Live Procedures: Live case satellite transmission demonstrations from 2 prestigious hospitals in Athens with multiple rooms, interspersed with lectures to optimize continuity and technical comprehension.
  3. Hands-on sessions: A great opportunity for young endoscopists to get hands-on training by the best professors worldwide on the latest endoscopic techniques and procedures.
  4. Dedicated topics: Focus on gastrointestinal cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  5. Expanded scientific fields: Interdisciplinary updates that include IBD and liver disease topics
  6. Two distinct lecture halls: One for gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons and another for Internists and general practitioners, aiming at a universal educational benefit.

Our latest development is E-Abstracts. We invite all colleagues to submit their abstracts that will be selectively presented. All topics will be announced in February 2018.

Abstract Submission is Open!


Nib Soehendra, MD, Prof.

My sincere congratulations on the great success of your Symposium!

Lars Aabakken, MD, Prof.

Thanks John – Impeccable organization and great atmosphere!!!

Jerome D. Waye, MD, Prof.

A conference – powerhouse in Greece that should draw audiences of thousands!!!
Keep up the great work.

Stefan Seewald, MD, Prof.

Congratulations!!! Another outstanding meeting. 
Everything was perfect. You brought the whole world to Athens.

Peter Siersema, MD, Prof.

It was a great pleasure to participate in this international meeting.
The organization, topic selection and faculty, were of an outstanding quality. A big applause for a superb job!

Horst Neuhaus, MD, Prof.

First of all I would like to congratulate you and your outstanding and very kind team to the great success of the conference.
It was a great pleasure to participate and to meet you, other friends and many delegates.

Thierry Ponchon, MD, Prof.

This was a great meeting, with very friendly moments.
Once again congratulations and thank you.

Hu Bing, MD, Prof.

It is a successful meeting!
Many famous experts on gastroenterology and endoscopy gathered in Athens, giving out a great deal of information from which I quite benefited.
Looking forward to meet you all in the future, and I would like to attend the Athens International Symposium 2018 if invited!

Juergen Hochberger, MD, Prof.

Thank you again for the wonderful conference you organized and your warm hospitality!
Congratulations for the immense success of the conference and professionalism!

Costamagna Guido, MD, Prof.

Many congratulations for the great success of the Athens International Symposium!
Thank you very much for your kind super-hospitality!

Nageshwar Reddy, MD, Prof.

An outstanding conference! 
Wonderful organization and hospitality.

Philip Chiu, MD, Prof.

Thank you very much for your kind invitation.
I enjoyed my stay and participation of this prestigious meeting!

Amy Cai, MD, Prof.

Thank you very much for your kind invitation.
It was a great honor to be the youngest among your faculty members.

Prateek Sharma, MD, Prof.

The symposium was very well organized and had your personal touch!!
Congratulations on another successful meeting!

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