2024 Taiwan Digestive Disease Week|2024 TDDW
October 4-6
Kaohsiung Marriott Hotel, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Chia-Yen Dai
  • Chairman, Taiwan Digestive Disease Week 2024

Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,

I am Chia-Yen Dai, Chairman of the Organization of Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW). On behalf of the organizing committee, it's my great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you to attend the TTDDW 2024 held over three days at the Marriott Hotel in the beautiful city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. With the first day dedicated entirely to the Educational Lectures (Post-graduate course), the general program will run for the 2nd and 3rd days. I am honored to invite you to join our exploration of the latest advancements in the field of digestive diseases.

TDDW is hosted by academic societies in Taiwan including The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST), The Digestive Endoscopy Society of Taiwan (DEST), Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver (TASL), Taiwan Surgical Society of Gastroenterology (TSSG), Taiwan Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (TSPGHAN), Taiwan Pancreas Society (TPS), Taiwan Liver Cancer Association (TLCA), Taiwan Society of Coloproctology (TSC), Taiwan Association for the Study of Small Intestinal Diseases (TASSID), Taiwan Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (TNMS), Taiwan Society of Interventional Radiology (TSIR), and Taiwan Microbiota Consortium (TMC). We have curated an engaging program that includes special lectures, scientific sessions with symposiums, panel discussions, satellite symposiums, and oral/poster presentations with the main theme "The Cutting Edge of Digestive Medicine" in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. All experts around the globe from several countries will share their valuable insights and offer comprehensive perspectives exploring the latest developments in screening, diagnosis, assessment, pathogenesis, current therapeutic approaches, and future clinical management, pushing beyond the limits of multidisciplinary knowledge.

I believe that TDDW 2024 is where you’ll discover the latest research learn about advances in clinical practice and grow as a professional, and there will be remarkable opportunities to learn from the best minds in the field and establish fruitful connections for future collaborations. With your participation, we will make good preparations to make this prominent scientific convention in Kaohsiung a fruitful one. I would like to express my appreciation to all colleagues in the associated societies of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, oncologists, surgeons, interventional radiology, and pediatricians from Taiwan and all over the world for your generous support of the scientific activities of TDDW. With cordial invitation, welcome to the TDDW 2024 again and we eagerly look forward to your participation in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Chia-Yen Dai, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Chairman, Taiwan Digestive Disease Week 2024
  • Vice Superintendent, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University
  • Professor, Faculty of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University
  • Executive Director, Taiwan Liver Cancer Association
  • Director, The Gastroenterology Society of Taiwan
  • Director, Taiwan Academy of Tumor Ablation

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