2019 Taiwan Digestive Disease Week|2019 TDDW
September 27-29
Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Kaohsiung, TAIWAN

Ming-Shiang Wu
President,
The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan, it is my great honor and pleasure to announce the Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW) 2019, which will be held at the conventional center of Kaohsiung from September 28 to September 29. 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.

As always it has been, 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. The agenda of this year also includes the joint meeting of TDDW-JDDW-KDDW. Such joint meeting exchanges experiences and researches among Taiwan, Japan and Korea, and provides opportunities for young researchers and rising stars to present their research results. Moreover, the single topic conference of APAGE centering on Helicobacter pylori will also be held. In addition to scientific program, the organizing committee has arranged social activities to enrich our network. We also hope that you will enjoy Kaohsiung which is well known as the harbor capital of Taiwan. Kaohsiung is an interesting place with a wide array of tourism and ecological resources, a diversity of traditional folk customs, a rich culture, modern arts and technology. The city’s natural endowments and rich culture have resulted in Kaohsiung’s reputation as a new must-see destination for travel and international convention.

During such grand assembly, your active participation will be highly appreciated. All of us look forward to welcoming you in Kaohsiung in September 2019.

Sincerely yours!

Professor Ming-Shiang Wu, M.D., PhD.
President, The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan
Distinguished Professor & Chairman,
Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital

Ming-Lung Yu
Chairman,
Taiwan Digestive Disease Week 2019

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST), it is my great honour to organize and announce that the Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW) 2019 will commence on Sept. 28&29, 2019, at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center (KEC), Kaohsiung, Taiwan. As the Chairman of TDDW 2019, I am delighted to invite colleagues from Taiwan and across the continents, including gastroenterologists, hepatologists, endoscopists, surgeons, pediatricians, and oncologists to actively participate in this joint meeting.

This year’s theme is entitled, “Challenges and Opportunities in Digestive Diseases”. The scope of the conference encompasses the hepatobiliary system and gastro-intestinal tract, from basic research, translational medicine to clinical practice. I strongly believe that this comprehensive conference will offer an invaluable opportunity for sharing and exchanging the most updated knowledge in every discipline of digestive diseases between distinguished clinicians and scholars. We are also grateful to announce that this year the Taiwan, Japan, and Korea Joint Workshop would be held together. This professional platform will provide the optimal venue for sharing and learning cutting-edge knowledge and skills from domestic and international experts. During such grand assembly, your active participation is high encouraged and will be greatly appreciated.

In addition to the scientific program, the organizing committee has arranged social activities to enrich our network. We also hope that you will enjoy every face of Taiwan, also well known as “Formosa”, a beautiful island, and interesting place with a wide array of tourism and ecological resources, a diversity of traditional folk customs, a rich culture, full of modern arts and technology. Thus, I enthusiastically invite you to join us in this wonderful and fruitful conference. We all look forward to welcoming you to Kaohsiung, Taiwan in September 2019.

Sincerely yours!

Ming-Lung Yu, MD
Chairman, Taiwan Digestive Disease Week 2019
President, The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan
Senior Vice President, Kaohsiung Medical University
Distinguished Professor, Hepatobiliary Section, Department of Internal Medicine, and Hepatitis Center, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan