The ENDO 2022 Scientific Program is now complete and we are delighted to share more details about the standalone lectures that will be included. WEO is honored to offer the presentation of interesting and innovative topics by highly distinguished faculty!

Opening Lecture

Title: Polypectomy: 50 Years of History

May 13, 2022 ‖ 8:30–10:00 JST

Speaker: Jerome D. Waye (United States)
WEO Past President

Given Professor Waye’s outstanding experience and lecturing skills, we anticipate a great opening for ENDO 2022!


WEO Distinguished Lecture

Title: Improving ADR: Tricks of the Trade

May 14, 2022 ‖ 9:40–10:00 JST

Speaker: Douglas K. Rex
ASGE President

A notable feature of the ENDO 2022 Scientific Program is the Distinguished Lecture which is to be given by Dr. Douglas K. Rex, President of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Dr. Rex’s major research interests are in colorectal disease, particularly colorectal cancer screening and the technical performance of colonoscopy. 


WEO Honorary Lectures

Luminaries in the field of GI endoscopy and gastroenterology will deliver the highly prestigious Named Lectures, each lecture representing one of the three WEO zones.

Asian-Pacific Society of Digestive Endoscopy (A-PSDE): Sadataka Tasaka Honorary Lecture

Title: Key Milestones in the Development of GI Endoscopy

May 13, 2022 ‖ 15:00–15:30 JST

Speaker: Khean Lee Goh (Malaysia)
Member of the ENDO 2022 Steering Committee and Past President of the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology and of the Asian Pacific Digestive Week Federation

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE): Francois Moutier Honorary Lecture

Title: Endoscopic Treatment of Colonic Neoplasia – Which Technique for Which Polyp

May 14, 2022 ‖ 17:30 – 18:00 JST

Speaker: Helmut Messmann (Germany)
Member of the ENDO 2022 Steering Committee and current President of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)

Inter-American Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SIED): Rudolf Schindler Honorary Lecture

Title: The Evolution of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Latin America

May 15, 2022 ‖ 10:15–10:35 JST

Speaker: Paulo Sakai (Brazil)
Recipient of the 2022 WEO Master Endoscopist Award

Invited Lectures

Invited Lecture 1: Future for Endoscopy: Worldwide Technology and Expertise

May 13, 2022 ‖ 14:30 – 15:00 JST

Speaker:  Jean-Francois Rey (France)


Invited Lecture 2: Recent and Near-Future Advances in Medical Therapy for the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

May 14, 2022 ‖ 10:30–11:00 JST

Speaker: Bruce Sands (United States)


Invited Lecture 3: Medicine after the Pandemic: Perspectives from an American Academic Medical Center

May 15, 2022 ‖ 10:30–11:00 JST

Speaker: Daniel Podolsky (United States)


Invited Lecture 4: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Discovery of H. pylori: What We Have Learned During the Past Four Decades

May 14, 2022 ‖ 9:00–9:20 JST

Speaker: Barry Marshall (Australia)

Professor Barry Marshall is a Nobel Prize Laureate for his discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.  He has also received the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award (1995) and the Benjamin Franklin Medal (1999) for his work on H. pylori. In addition, he has written several books, including Helicobacter Pioneers (2002), a collection of historical first-hand accounts of scientists who studied Helicobacter

WEO is honored to have Professor Marshall’s participation in ENDO 2022.  This is a lecture not to be missed!