Scientific Programme

Programme-at-a-Glance

THURSDAY 6 JUNE

FRIDAY 7 JUNE

SATURDAY 8 JUNE

Preceptorship Programme

07:30 - 08:30

07:30 - 08:30

Early Morning Workshop 1

Early Morning Workshop 3

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

07:30 - 08:30

07:30 - 08:30

Early Morning Workshop 2

Early Morning Workshop 4

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Pre-Conference Workshops

08:30 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

Singapore Hepatology Conference

Singapore Hepatology Conference

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Summit 2, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

10:00 - 18:00

09:00 - 18:00

Science of HBV Cure

Science of HBV Cure

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Room 331, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

SHC 2019 Programme

The preliminary conference programme is subject to change

 

FRIDAY 7 JUNE 2019

Time

Programme

08:30 – 09:50

08:30 – 8:45

Welcome remarks by the Conference Chairman and SHC partners

 

 

CHB Therapy

 

08:45 - 09:00

Optimisation of current CHB therapy

 

09:00 - 09:15

Practical issues in clinical management of CHB

 

09:15 - 09:30

Future Therapies for HBV leading to functional cure

 

09:30 - 09:50

Q&A

09:50 –  10:10

Tea Break

10:10 –  11:00

CHB Treatment Special Groups

 

10:10 - 10:25

The good and bad of Hepatitis B flares

 

10:25 - 10:40

CHB and cirrhosis: progression or regression?

 

10:40 - 11:00

Round table discussion

11:00 - 11:50

Controversial Issues in CHB

 

11:00 - 11:30

Debate: Should we treat CHB to prevent HCC ?

 

·         To Treat:

 

·         Not to treat:

 

11:30 - 11:50

Round table discussion

11:50 - 14:00

HBV-HCC Lunch Case Discussion

14:00 - 15:30

Advanced Liver Disease Symposium

 

14:00 – 14:15

Update on management of portal hypertension

 

14:15 – 14:30

Sarcopenia in cirrhosis

 

14:30 – 14:45

Acute on Chronic Liver Failure

 

14:45 – 15:00

Diuretic resistant ascites

 

15:00 – 15:15

Current trends in Liver Transplantation in Asia

 

15:15 – 15:30

Round table discussion

15:30 - 15:45

Tea Break

15:45 - 17:30

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Symposium

 

15:45 – 16:00

Pathophysiology and risk factors for NAFLD

 

16:00 – 16:15

NAFLD and the microbiome

 

16:15 – 16:30

NAFLD & NASH: best evidence for dietary control

 

16:30 – 16:45

Optimising Current management of NASH

 

16:45 – 17:00

New Therapeuties for NASH: can we pick the winners?

 

17:00 – 17:30

Discussion Forum

 

End of day 1

     

SATURDAY 8 JUNE 2019

Time

Programme

 09:00 – 10:45

HCV Management

 

09:00 – 09:30

Debate: Treatment for HCV should be personalised

 

·         For

 

·         Against

 

09:30 – 09:45

DAA induced HCC -  fact or fiction?

 

09:45 – 10:00

DAA Treatment failures and resistance:

 

10:00 - 10:15

Difficult to treat patients: CKD

 

10:15 - 10:45

Forum for HCV eradication: Country updates

10:45 – 11:00

Tea Break

11:00 – 12:15

Hot Topics in Hepatology Symposium

 

11:00 – 11:15

Non-invasive / invasive diagnosis of liver  fibrosis: serological, mechanical or both?

 

11:15 – 11:30

New Treatments for Autoimmune and Cholesteric Liver Disease

 

11:30 – 11:45

Update on metal disease affecting the liver: An Asian perspective

 

11:45 – 12:00

Alcoholic Liver Disease: a problem in Asia?

 

12:00 – 12:15

Round table discussion

12:15– 14:00

HCV-NASH Lunch Case Discussion 

14:00 – 15:45

HCC Symposium Part 1

 

14:00 – 14:15

Pathogenesis of HCC

 

14:15 – 14:30

Prevention of HCC

 

14:30 – 14:45

Pushing the limits for surgery in HCC?

 

14:45 – 15:15

Debate: Management of small HCC

 

·         Surgery

 

·         Loco-regional therapy

 

·         Liver Transplant

 

15:15 – 15:45

Forum for management of small HCC: Therapeutic options and patient selection

15:45 - 16:00

Tea Break

16:00 - 16:30

HCC Symposium Part 2

 

16:00 – 16:15

Molecular targeted therapy for HCC: is there still hope?

 

16:15 – 16:30

Immunotherapy for HCC: has the promise been met?

16:30 – 17:30

The future of Systemic Therapies Forum

 

16:30 – 17:30

All Presenters

17:30

Conclusion