0730-0830 Registration
Plenary Lecture

Bill Marshall Memorial Lecture : Malnutrition: the Child at Risk
Robert Murray, United States

Paediatric Liver Transplant in Asia Pacific: Current Status and Expanding the Horizon
Xia Qiang, China

0930-1030 Opening Ceremony
1030-1100 Tea and poster viewing
Gastro Symposium
Potpourri of GI disorders

GERD: over diagnosis and over managed?
Marc Benninga, Netherlands

EoE in Asian children: is it uncommon or are we missing it?
Ichiro Nomura, Japan

Infantile colic: pathophysiology and management
Marc Benninga, Netherlands

Abstract Presentation

Liver Symposium
Neonatal cholestasis

Advances In Surgical and Medical Management of Biliary Atresia
Kazuhiko Bessho, Japan

Comprehensive and Informative Registry system for Childhood Liver Disease (CIRCLe): the Japanese experience
Satoshi Nakano, Japan

Inherited Intrahepatic cholestasis: molecular and clinical aspects
Jian-She Wang, China

Abstract presentation

Nutrition Symposium
Breastfeeding and complementary feeding

The immunomodulatory properties of breastmilk
Yong-Joo Kim, South Korea

The First 1000 Days: Challenges of The Preterm Infant 
Azanna Ahmad Kamar, Malaysia

Managing picky eaters
Gillian Greville-Harris, United Kingdom

Do we need regional growth charts in the era of World Health Organization Growth Standards?
Jin-Soo Moon, Korea

1300-1400 Lunch Symposium
1400-1530 Oral Presentation
Liver Symposium

Autoimmune liver disease
Helen Evans, New Zealand

Portal hypertension
Ujjal Poddar, India

Chronic and recurrent pancreatitis
Keith Ooi, Australia

Nutrition Symposium

Microbiota-Directed Food Intervention in Undernourished children
Tahmeed Ahmed, Bangladesh

Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on health and disease in children
Toshiaki Shimizu, Japan

Abstract presentation

1530-1600 Tea and poster viewing
Gastro Symposium
Paediatric IBD 1

Mimics in Paediatric IBD: Special consideration in developing countries
Suporn Treepongkaruna, Thailand

Imaging studies in IBD
James Huang, Singapore

Paediatric IBD: How to make use of big data to predict outcome?
Prof Kyung Mo Kim, South Korea

Free Paper
Nutrition Symposium
Issues in Children: Special Consideration

How to feed a child with Neuromotor impairment
Sanja Kolacek, Croatia

The use of IBAT inhibitors in paediatric liver disease
Winita Hardikar, Australia

Nutrition in Chronic liver disease
Helen Evans, New Zealand

1730-1830 Welcome Reception
1830-1930 APPSPGHAN council meeting


Meet the expert session

Office Paediatrics in GI Disorders
James Huang, Malaysia

Surgical Issues In Paediatric Gastroenterology
Shireen Anne Nah Han-Yien, Malaysia

How I Approach A Child With A Suspected GI Motility Disorder
Nikhil Tapar, Australia

Plenary Lecture

Management of childhood Hepatitis B infection: State of the art approach
Ni Yen Hsuen, Taiwan

Gut worms and Gut Microbiota
Yvonne Lim Ai Lian, Malaysia

Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis and Childhood Functional Abdominal Disorders
Nikhil Thapar, Australia

1030-1030 Tea and poster viewing
Gastro Symposium

Epidemiology of Constipation In Children
Seksit Osatakul, Thailand

Pharmacological Management
Shaman Rajindrajith, Sri Lanka

Intractable Functional Constipation: What Happens When Nothing Works?
Marc Beninnga, Netherlands

Liver Symposium
Genetic and metabolic liver diseases

Diagnostic approach in metabolic liver disease: perspective from Asia
Chen Huey Ling, Taiwan

Liver disease in mitochondrial disorders
Kei Murayama, Japan

Childhood Wilson’s disease: an Asian perspective
Huma Arshad Cheema, Pakistan

Free Paper
(Gastro & Nutrition)

6 Oral presentation, 15 mins (10 + 5) each

1200-1330 Friday Prayers and Lunch Symposium
Gastro Symposium
Diarrhoeal disorder in the developing countries

Environmental Enteropathy: Common Yet Underrecognised
Syed Asad Ali, Pakistan

Parasite-Related Diarrhoeal Disease
Yap Nian Jiun, Malaysia

Abstract presentation

Liver Symposium
Liver Transplantation in Asia

Effect And Influencing Factors Of Vaccination Before And After Liver Transplant
Xue Feng, China

Striving Towards Zero Mortality In Paediatric Liver Transplant: Importance Of Optimal Medical Care
Seak Hee Oh, Korea

Liver Transplant Program In Resource-Limited Setting: Current Issues And Challenges
Anupam Sibal, India

Nutrition Symposium
Nutrition / Topics In Adolescent

Anorexia Nervosa
Sheila Marimuthu, Malaysia

ARFID (Avoidant / Restrictive Food Intake Disorder)
Kumudhini Rajasegaran, Singapore

Holistic Approach To Adolescent Obesity
Oh Jean Yin, Singapore

Gastro Symposium

Management In Resource-Limited Setting
Lee Way-Seah, Malaysia

Arai Katsuhiro, Japan

Nutritional Management In Childhood IBD
George Alex, Australia

Liver Symposium

Management of Viral Hepatitis C In Children
Chen Huey Ling, Taiwan

Acute Viral Hepatitis: Experience From Asia
Anshu Srivastava, India

Viral Hepatitis In Transplant Setting
Prof Winita Hardikar, Australia

Nutrition Symposium

Management of IFALD In Children: A Multi-Discplinary Approach
Jason Yap, Australia

Short Bowel Syndrome and Small Bowel Transplantation
Takehisa Ueno, Japan

The Nuts and Bolts of Home PN
Jason Yap, Australia

1630-1700 Tea and poster viewing
2000 Faculty & Committee Dinner (by invitation only)


Meet the expert session

Complicated Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Mark Beattie, United Kingdom

Nutritional Issues In Neonatal Intensive Care: Recent Advances
Neoh Siew-Hong, Malaysia

The ABC Approach To Children With Feeding Difficulty
Gillian Greville Harris, United Kingdom

Endoscopy Symposium

Advances In Paediatric Endoscopy: Expanding The Horizon
Jia Feng Wu, Taiwan

Strategies For Helicobacter Pylori Screening And Treatment In Junior High School Students To Eliminate Gastric Cancer
Toshihiko Kakiuchi, Japan

ERCP In Children: Indications And Challenges
Kyung-Mo Kim, Korea

Liver Symposium
Metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease: (NAFLD)

Epidemiology in Asia
Jae Sung Ko, Korea

Diagnosis and Management
Yu-Cheng Lin, Taiwan

Genetics of Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Fatty Liver Disease: A New Perspective
Ni Yen Hsuen, Taiwan

Nutrition Symposium
Nutrition and Microbutrients

Approach In Addressing Micronutrient Deficiency In Young Children?
Felizardo Gatcheco, Philippines

Bone Health and Nutrition
Yazid Jalaluddin, Malaysia

Feeding The Undernourished Child: Experience From Indonesia
Damayanti Rusli Sjarif, Indonesia

1000-1030 Tea and poster viewing
Plenary Lecture

Gut Microbiota and Childhood Undernutrition
Tahmeed Ahmed, Bangladesh

Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Next Epidemics In Asia?
Marion Aw, Singapore

Primary Immunodeficiency In Gastrointestinal And Liver Diseases In Children
Lau Yu Lung, Hong Kong

1200-1300 Closing Ceremony+ Award Presentation Ceremony

DISCLAIMER: Whilst every attempt would be made to ensure all aspects of the conference mentioned in the Programme will take place as scheduled, the Organising Committee assumes no responsibility should it fail to materialize due to any unforeseen circumstances.