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This is the ideal opportunity to meet with some of the biggest names in hepatology in a face to face interactive setting!

Invited experts will provide answers to challenging questions from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 April during 36 informal workshops.

Gain time with a fast-track ticket!

Get your ticket now via the registration platform.

If you didn’t book a fast track ticket during your online registration, you can get one on-site at the registration desk located in Foyer D (limited number of tickets). Please note that your fast track ticket won’t be accepted after the session has started.

Didn’t manage to get a fast track ticket before the session? You still have the chance to get in on a first come first serve basis up to five minutes after the beginning of the session.

Programme

Room: Stolz 1

08:30 – 09:20Is screening for HCC recurrence cost-effective after liver transplantation. Do we need to perform HCC screening after liver transplantation?Chairs: Christophe Duvoux, Christian Toso
09:30 – 10:20Exercise or diet – which is best for NAFLDChairs: Mike Trenell, Shira Zelber-Sagi , Israel
10:30 – 11:20Preventing long-term complications in OLTChairs: Marina Berenguer Haym, Puneeta Tandon
12:00 – 12:50How to decide for resection versus other therapies in HCC?Chairs: Alejandro Forner,Vincenzo Mazzaferro
16:00 – 16:50Local therapies in HCCChair: Peter Galle
17:00 – 17:50Renal dysfunction in the cirrhotic patientChairs: Claire Francoz, Salvatore Piano

Room: Stolz 2

08:30 – 09:20Wilson’s diseaseChair: Peter Ferenci
09:30 – 10:20What are the remaining difficult to treat patients and how to manage them?Chairs: Alessandra Mangia, Stefan Zeuzem
10:30 – 11:20JHEP reports – meet the new editorial teamChairs: Jessica Zucman-Rossi, Sven Francque
12:00 – 12:50Animal models of liver diseaseChair: Jordi Gracia-Sancho
16:00 – 16:50Artificial intelligence in hepatology – where are the applications?Chair: Andre Esteva
17:00 – 17:50How to manage the chronic hepatitis Delta?Chairs: Maria Buti, Mario Rizzetto

Room: Stolz 1

11:30 – 12:20Multidisciplinary approach for management of alcohol related liver diseaseChairs: Giovanni Addolorato, Aleksander Krag
14:00 – 14:50Hepatic encephalopathyChairs: Jasmohan S Bajaj, Sara Montagnese
16:00 – 16:50Cell therapy for liver diseaseChairs: Stuart Forbes, Michael Ott
17:00 – 17:50Targeted therapies in genetic errors of metabolismChairs: Elmar Aigner, Paul Gissen

Room: Stolz 2

11:30 – 12:20Management of coagulation changes in patients with liver disease undergoing an invasive proceduresChairs: Erica Villa, Ton Lisman
14:00 – 14:50Management of immunosuppression in AIHChairs: Ansgar Lohse, Giorgina Mieli-Vergani
16:00 – 16:50Endoscopic versus surgical bariatric approaches as interventions for NAFLDChairs: Jude A. Oben, Lars Aabakken
17:00 – 17:50Management of symptoms of PBCChairs: Annarosa Floreani, Albert Pares

Room: Stolz 1

08:00 – 08:50Kidney failure after liver transplantationChairs: Patrizia Burra, Didier Samuel
09:00 – 09:50Hepatitis B: When to stop NA therapy?Chairs: Maurizia Brunetto, George Papatheodoridis
12:30 – 13:20Assessing patients with NASH for transplantationChair: Frank Tacke
13:30 – 14:20Bile duct strictures in PSC: observation or intervention?Chairs: Annika M. Bergquist, Stephen Pereira
14:30 – 15:20Clinical management of polycystic liver diseaseChairs: Joost Ph Drenth, Mario Strazzabosco

Room: Stolz 2

08:00 – 08:50When to use TIPS in cirrhosisChairs: Christophe Bureau, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao
09:00 – 09:50New MRI contrast agents in the diagnosis and staging of liver tumoursChairs: Carmen Ayuso, Fabio Piscaglia
12:30 – 13:20Hepatitis B: Which new drugs are in development and how do they work?Chairs: Ulrike Protzer, Fabien Zoulim
13:30 – 14:20Gut microbiota and liver disease – where are the therapeutic opportunities?Chair: David Adams
14:30 – 15:20Weaning of immunosuppression after liver transplantationChair: Alberto Sanchez-Fueyo

Room: Stolz 1

08:30 – 09:20Portosinusoidal vascular disease: what is there behind this new name?Chairs: Juan-Carlos Garcia-Pagan, Laure Elkrief
09:30 – 10:20Management of non response to therapy in PBC patientsChairs: Olivier Chazouillères, Michael Trauner
10:30 – 11:20Acute liver failureChairs: Fin Stoltze Larsen, Julia Wendon

Room: Stolz 2

08:30 – 09:20HaemochromatosisChair: Heinz Zoller
09:30 – 10:20Management of gastric varicesChairs: Arnulf Ferlitsch, Virginia Hernandez-Gea
10:30 – 11:20Pharmacotherapy in NAFLD – which endpoints to use in everyday practice?Chairs: Sven Francque, Vlad Ratziu