Thursday 9 May 2019

Time

Congress Hall

Panorama Hall

North Hall

South Hall 1A

Soth Hall 1B

South Hall 2A

South Hall 2B

Club A

Club B

Club C

Club D

Club E

Club H

08:30–08:45

SS01: Multidisciplinary treatment of EG junction cancer (page 1)

SS02: Robot-assisted surgery for gastric cancer (page 1)

SS03: Early onset and hereditary gastric cancer (page 1)

SS04: How to manage complications in gastric cancer surgery (page 1)

SS05: Evidence of laparoscopic surgery for advanced gastric cancer (page 1)

SS06: How can pathologists help in the selection of patients for target therapy (page 1)

SS07: Existential distress and psychological interventions for patients with advanced cancer (page 1)

EV01: Endoscopy video session (Part I) (page 1)

08:45–09:00

09:00–09:15

09:15–09:30

09:30–09:45

09:45–10:00

10:00–10:15

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

10:15–10:30

PR01: Building bridges – Connecting East and West (page 1)

10:30–10:45

10:45–11:00

11:00–11:15

11:15–11:30

11:30–11:45

11:45–12:00

Break

Break

12:00–12:15

LS01: LILLY lunch satellite symposium

LS02: STRYKER lunch satellite symposium

MT01: Technical aspects of resection, lymphadenectomy and anastomosis in gastric cancer (page 1)

12:15–12:30

12:30–12:45

12:45–13:00

13:00–13:15

13:15–13:30

SS08: Hot topics in gastric and EGJ cancer surgery (page 1)

SS09: Optimizing multidisciplinary management of localized disease (page 1)

SS10: Prevention of gastric cancer – Biology and Intervention (page 1)

SS11: Immune therapy: standards and perspectives (page 1)

SS12: Proffered papers surgery (page 1)

EV02: Endoscopy video session (Part II) (page 1)

13:30–13:45

13:45–14:00

14:00–14:15

14:15–14:30

14:30–14:45

14:45–15:00

Break

Break

15:00–15:15

SL01: Jin Pok Kim lecture (page 1)

15:15–15:30

15:30–15:45

Break

Break

15:45–16:00

SM01: Radiotherapy as part of multimodal treatment in gastric and EG junction cancer (page 1)

WS01: Basis of radiology for surgeons and medical oncologists, basis of chemotherapy for young surgeons, and basis of surgery for young medical oncologists (page 1)

WS02: Women in visceral surgery (page 1)

WS03: Multimodal treatment in stage IV gastric cancer (page 1)

WS04: Towards individualized treatment of localized disease (page 1)

WS05: Margin or not to margin – Controversies and discussion about resection margins (page 1)

PS01: Best Poster Presenters – Genetics and translational research (page 1)

PS02: Best Poster Presenters – Genetics and translational research and pathology and biomarkers (page 1)

PS03: Best Poster Presenters – Diagnosis and staging (page 1)

WS06: Surviving gastric cancer – Bridging science and the patient perspective (page 1)

SM02: Early gastric cancer (page 1)

16:00–16:15

16:15–16:30

16:30–16:45

16:45–17:00

Poster Session 1
(Beer&Pretzel/Wine&Cheese)

17:00–17:15

17:15–17:30

17:30–17:45

17:45–18:00

18:15–18:30

Friday 10 May 2019

Time

Congress Hall

Panorama Hall

North Hall

South Hall 1A

Soth Hall 1B

South Hall 2A

South Hall 2B

Club A

Club B

Club C

Club D

Club E

08:30–08:45

SS13: Quality assurance of gastric and EG junction surgery (page 2)

SS14: Current status and future directions of systemic treatment in stage IV gastric cancer (page 2)

SS15: Current controversies/debates in the treatment of localized disease (page 2)

SS16: Diagnosis and staging – Standards and controversies (page 2)

SS17: Early detection of gastric cancer – Standard and Future (page 2)

SS18: Economic burden of gastric cancer and treatment in different healthcare systems (page 2)

SS19: Perioperative supportive care needs of patients with gastric cancer (page 2)

08:45–09:00

09:00–09:15

09:15–09:30

09:30–09:45

09:45–10:00

10:00–10:15

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

10:15–10:30

PR02: Building bridges II – Connecting tradition and innovation (page 2)

10:30–10:45

10:45–11:00

11:00–11:15

11:15–11:30

11:30–11:45

11:45–12:00

Break

Break

12:00–12:15

LS03: TAIHO lunch satellite symposium

LS04: OLYMPUS - ESSO lunch satellite symposium

MT02: EGJ cancer, imaging, Gist, Varia (page 2)

12:15–12:30

12:30–12:45

12:45–13:00

13:00–13:15

13:15–13:30

SS20: Don’be afraid of new molecular technologies (page 2)

SS21: Gastric cancer – bugs and genes (page 2)

SS22: Novel drugs (Non-immune therapy) (page 2)

SS23: Multimodal treatment concepts in stage IV disease (page 2)

SS24: Pathology of gastric cancer: Past, present and future (page 2)

SS25: Endoscopic treatment (page 2)

13:30–13:45

13:45–14:00

14:00–14:15

14:15–14:30

14:30–14:45

14:45–15:00

Break

Break

15:00–15:15

SL02: Nishi-Takashi lecture (page 2)

15:15–15:30

15:30–15:45

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

15:45–16:00

SM03: Challenges and innovation of laparoscopic surgery (page 2)

WS07: Reconstruction after laparoscopic total gastrectomy (page 2)

WS08: Signet ring cell cancer (page 2)

SM04: How to deal with challenging cases: cT2N0, an N+ Siewert I, and with questionable milimetric M1 lymph nodes (page 2)

WS09: Delivering serious news in oncology: Evidence-based recommendations for practice (page 2)

SM05: Where molecular pathology meets clinical practice (page 2)

PS04: Best Poster Presenters – Surgery and quality assurance (page 2)

PS05: Best Poster Presenters – Minimally-invasive and robot-assisted surgery (page 2)

PS06: Best Poster Presenters – Young investigators (page 2)

WS10: Endoscopic resection techniques (hands-on training) (page 2)

16:00–16:15

16:15–16:30

16:30–16:45

16:45–17:00

Poster Session with Poster Walks II
(will come along with a beer & pretzels and wine & cheese)

17:00–17:15

17:15–17:30

17:30–17:45

17:45–18:00

18:15–18:30

Saturday 11 May 2019

Time

Congress Hall

Panorama Hall

North Hall

South Hall 1A

Soth Hall 1B

South Hall 2A

08:00–08:15

08:15–08:30

08:30–08:45

PR03: Building bridges III – Connecting science and treatment (page 3)

08:45–09:00

09:00–09:15

09:15–09:30

09:30–09:45

09:45–10:00

10:00–10:15

Coffee-break

10:15–10:30

Highlights of the Congress

10:30–10:45

10:45–11:00

11:00–11:15

Coffee-break

11:15–11:30

General Assembly

11:30–11:45

11:45–12:00

12:00–12:15

12:15–12:30

12:30–12:45

12:45–13:00

13:00–13:15

Session ID

EV

Endoscopy Video Session

LS

Lunch Satellite Symposium

MT

Media Theatre

PL

Plenary Session

PW

Poster Session with Poster Walks

SL

IGCA Special Lecture

SM

Seminar

SS

Scientific Session

WS

Workshop