5th Athens International Symposium 2021

5th Athens International Symposium 2021

July 9 - July 10, 2021

Event director: Dr. Ioannis Katsogridakis

Megaron Athens International Conference Center

1, Vasilissis Sofias and Kokkali Avenue
115 21 Athens

Contact information
Contact person: Ms Marilena Dounavi
Email: marilena@conferre.gr
Address: Conferre S.A.: Α.Ε Stavrou Niarchou Ave., Mares Position GR 455 00 Pedini, Ioannina, Greece


Event Category

ESGE individual members receive a significant fee reduction


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 5th AISDD will take place on July 9-10, 2021. Here the official announcement

The Organizing Committee of the 5th AISDD 2020, in response to the critical events taking place around the word, has recognized that everyday life will not have returned to normal by July 2-3, 2020, the original date of the Symposium. It has concluded that a successful scientific meeting cannot take place on those dates. Therefore, it has decided to move the date of the 5th Athens International Symposium on Digestive Diseases to exactly a year later. The 5th AISDD will take place on Friday & Saturday July 9-10, 2021.

Event topics: 

Scientific Program (includes):
• Lectures
• E-Abstract Presentation
• Live Video Demonstrations
• Hands-On Courses

Lecture & Live Demonstration Preliminary Topics
(Official Program will be released in winter 2019)
• IBD & Liver Diseases Topics
• Barrett’s Esophagus, Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) and Esophageal Cancer
• Abnormal Liver Test – Diagnosis in Primary Care
• GERD Management –Endotherapy of GERD
• Early Gastric Cancer
• Full thickness endoscopic resection
• Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
• Intergastric balloon insertion and removal
• Approach to Anemia in GI diseases
• Dysphagia diagnosis and management
• Rectal Bleeding Management
• Hematemesis and Melena, Band ligation of varices
• Chronic Diarrhea Management
• Colorectal cancer screening
• Obstructive Jaundice, Cholangioscopy – Pancreatoscopy
• How to Improve Adenoma Detections
• How to Stage BE Cancer and How to Treat It
• EUS in biliary-pancreatic diseases & Treatment of pancreatic cysts
• Esophageal Gastroduodenal and Colonic Stents
• SCC Detection
• Colon Capsule and Colonography
• Mucomyotomy for Zenker’s diverticulum, POEM, G-POEM

Event aims: 

An interdisciplinary update in digestive diseases for Gastroenterologists, GI Surgeons, Internists & General Practitioners and topics for gastrointestinal cancer prevention.