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March 18 (Friday)

Scientific Session 1: Where Will Artificial Intelligence Lead Human Beings?

Date & Time March 18 (Friday), 09:00 - 10:20
Speakers 09:00 - 09:20 Artificial intelligence endoscopy: How far? and Where to?
Yuichi Mori (Digestive Disease Center, Showa University, Japan)
09:20 - 09:40 Challenges and opportunities of digital pathology
Kyuhwan Jung (VUNO Inc., Korea)
09:40 - 10:00 Artificial intelligence and data-driven precision medicine in gastric cancer
Tae Hyun Hwang (Mayo Clinic, USA)
10:00 - 10:20 Lessons from artificial intelligence: Gastroenterologist's perspective
Chang Seok Bang (Hallym University, Korea)

Scientific Session 2. Bright and Dark Sides of Acid Suppressants: Dispute and Truth

Date & Time March 18 (Friday), 10:40 - 12:00
Speakers 10:40-11:00 Long-term PPI therapy and risk of gastrointestinal cancer
Seung In Seo (Hallym University, Korea)
11:00-11:20 Long-term risks and complications of P-CAB intake
Takahisa Furuta (Hamamatsu University, Japan)
11:20-11:40 PPI use and duodenal inflammation in functional dyspepsia
11:40-12:00 Acid suppression and clinical outcomes in COVID-19: PPI vs. famotidine
In Kyung Yoo (CHA University, Korea)

Scientific Session 3. Exploring Microbiome in Gastrointestinal Diseases

Date & Time March 18 (Friday), 13:00 - 14:20
Speakers 13:00 - 13:20 Salivary microbiome: Is it connected to gastrointestinal disease?
Yoshihisa Yamashita (Kyushu University, Japan)
13:20 - 13:40 Esophageal microbiome in GERD and metaplasia: A key player or innocent bystander?
Nadeem O. Kaakoush (University of New South Wales, Australia)
13:40 - 14:00 A long journey of the gastric microbiome: Aging and H. pylori eradication
Cheol Min Shin (Seoul National University, Korea)
14:00 - 14:20 Live biotherapeutic products in the treatment of human cancer
Hansoo Park (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea)

Scientific session 4. Asian Topic Forum: Current Use of Acid Suppressants (PPI, P-CAB, and H2 blocker)

Date & Time March 18 (Friday), 15:40 - 17:10
Speakers 15:40 -15:50 Current use of acid suppressants in Thailand
Varocha Mahachai (Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thailand)
15:50 - 16:00 Current use of acid suppressants in Myanmar
Than Than Aye (University of Medicine 2 Yangon, Myanmar)
16:00 - 16:10 Current use of acid suppressants in Philippines
Jose D. Sollano (University of Santo Tomas, Philippines)
16:10 - 16:20 Current use of acid suppressants in Vietnam
Vu Van Khien (108 Military Central Hospital, Vietnam)
16:20 - 16:30 Current use of acid suppressants in Malaysia
Alex Hwong Ruey Leow (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
16:30 - 16:40 Current use of acid suppressants in Mongolia
Sarantuya Gidaagaya (Intermed Hospital, Mongolia)
16:40 - 16:50 Current use of acid suppressants in Singapore
Tiing Leong Ang (Changi General Hospital, Singapore)
16:50 - 17:00 Current use of acid suppressants in Indonesia
Marcellus Simadibrata (University of Indonesia, Indonesia)
17:00 - 17:10 Discussion

March 19 (Saturday)

Scientific Session 5: PUD: Diagnosis, Prevention, Complications, and More

Date & Time March 19 (Saturday) 11:10 - 12:30
Speakers 11:10 - 11:30 Pathophysiology and risk factors in PUD
Joseph Sung (Nanyang Technology University, Singapore)
11:30 - 11:50 Diagnostic and medical treatment approaches for idiopathic/refractory PUD
Takeshi Kanno (Tohoku University Hospital, Japan)
11:50 - 12:10 Prevention and treatment strategy of PUD associated with aspirin and antiplatelet agent
Joon Sung Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
12:10 - 12:30 Endoscopic treatment of complications of PUD
Da Hyun Jung (Yonsei University, Korea)

Scientific session 6: Optimized Diagnosis and Management for H. pylori and Recent Update of H. pylori Registry

Date & Time March 19 (Saturday) 15:40 - 17:00
Speakers 15:40 - 16:00 When and how to test antibiotic resistance before H. pylori eradication in USA?
Shailja C. Shah (University of California San Diego, USA)
16:00 -16:20 When and how to test antibiotic resistance before H. pylori eradication in Japan?
Susuki Sho (Nihon University, Japan)
16:20 - 16:40 The results and further plans of European H. pylori registry
Javier Gisbert (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
16:40- 17:00 The interim results and things to consider of the Korean H. pylori registry
Hyo-Joon Yang (Sungkyunkwan Univesity, Korea)

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