The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan
On behalf of the Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan, it is my great honor and pleasure to announce the Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW) 2018, which will be held at the interventional conventional center of National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan from September 29 to September 30. I am more than happy to invite all of the colleagues, including gastroenterologists, hepatologists, endoscopists, surgeons, pediatricians and oncologists from Taiwan as well as delegates from all over the world to participate in this joint meeting.
The main theme of TDDW 2018 is “Evolution and Revolution of Digestive Diseases”. The scope encompasses the hepatobiliary system and gastrointestinal tract, from basic research, translational medicine and clinical practice. This professional platform will provide the optimal venue for sharing and learning cutting-edge knowledge and skills from domestic and international experts. In addition to scientific program, the organizing committee has arranged social activities to enrich our network. We also hope that you will enjoy Taiwan which is well known as Formosa, the beautiful island, and interesting place with a wide array of tourism and ecological resources, a diversity of traditional folk customs, a rich culture, modern arts and technology. Taipei is also a gourmet’s paradise, with the finest of Chinese cuisine, the booming development of foreign restaurants, and unique dining opportunities in establishments serving local Taiwanese snacks, Hakka dishes, aborigine, and night-market foods, as well as exquisite international dining in five-star hotels. Whatever your preference and budget, Taipei will easily satisfy your taste buds. We also have the advantage of convenient transportation and an excellent travel environment that you will want to enjoy again and again.
During such grand assembly, your active participation will be highly appreciated. All of us look forward to welcoming you in Taipei in September 2018.
Professor Ming-Shiang Wu, M.D., PhD.
Chairman, Taiwan Digestive Disease Week 2018
President, The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan
Distinguished Professor & Chairman,
Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital