The ENDO 2022 Scientific Committee is working on a groundbreaking program that will highlight current trends, challenges, and opportunities. Expressing his gratitude to the international experts who are preparing these unmissable sessions, Dr Prateek Sharma, Committee Chair, said: “It is only with their valuable input and expertise that the ENDO 2022 scientific program is taking shape. We are all very excited to be part of this global effort and are confident that ENDO 2022 will satisfy the learning needs of both basic and advanced endoscopists.”

The ENDO 2022 core scientific sessions include:

  • AI in endoscopy
  • EMR/ESD with corresponding histology
  • Endoscopy and COVID/Telemedicine
  • How to perform high quality colonoscopy
  • GI bleeding management, including capsule endoscopy and enteroscopy
  • H. pylori and gastric cancer
  • Barrett´s esophagus
  • CRC screening, polyposis syndromes, surveillance
  • Conventional PO/EMR/Uemr
  • Robotics in endoscopy
  • Best of endoscopy – Video cases (complications, EMR, ESD, general procedure, dilations)
  • Management of pancreatic cysts

Besides these core sessions, ENDO 2022 will offer attendees the opportunity to attend two full days of live demonstrations and hands-on training, honorary lectures, and symposia jointly organized with the various ENDO 2022 scientific partners. WEO’s most popular established meetings and courses will also be part of the scientific program.

Just some of the ENDO 2022 faculty members, who are very much looking forward to meeting you in Kyoto:

Lars Aabakken, NorwayNageshwar Reddy, India
Philip Chiu, ChinaJean-François Rey, France
Joo Young Cho, South KoreaLuis Sabbagh, Colombia
Evelien Dekker, NetherlandsYutaka Saito, Japan
Fabian Emura, ColombiaPrateek Sharma, USA
Khean Lee Goh, MalaysiaShuji Shimizu, Japan
Ian Gralnek, IsraelRajvinder Singh, Australia
Haruhiro Inoue, JapanSravanthi Parasa, USA
Takao Itoi, JapanHisao Tajiri, Japan
Christopher Khor, SingaporeShinji Tanaka, Japan
Takahisa Matsuda, JapanAndrew Wang, USA
David Peura, USAHironori Yamamoto, Japan

ENDO 2022 is jointly organized by WEO and the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society (JGES) and will take place together with the 103 JGES Congress in Kyoto, Japan on May 13–15, 2021. The ENDO 2022 website and the monthly WEO eNewsletters provide more information about the scientific program. We will continue to announce more details, so stay connected to receive all the key updates. See you in Kyoto!

Members of the ENDO 2022 Scientific Committee during the fourth Committee Call, hosted on September 16, 2021. Left to right, top to bottom: Prateek Sharma, Yutaka Saito, Fabian Emura, Hisao Tajiri, Takao Itoi, Hironori Yamamoto, Christopher Khor, Jean-François Rey, Haruhiko Ogata, Philip Chiu, Luis Sabbagh, Shigetaka Yoshinaga, Andrew Wang.