The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan

The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan was founded officially in Taipei on 15th March, 1970 by Professor Juei-Low Sung. The current president is Professor Jaw-Town Lin. Over the past 42 years, GEST has grown from a small group of practicing Gastroenterologists to a large organization with 1,664 members. The members...( more )

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  • JDDW 2019: Call for Abstracts

    Post date: 2019/02/18

    Date:November 21-24, 2019

    Venue:Kobe Convention Center, Japan


    Abstract Submission Guidelines for JDDW 2019

    You can check The Guidelines for JDDW 2019 on our website.

    Please click the link below for the details.


    Travel Award Program for Doctors/Researchers Aged 40 or Under

    Abstract authors are invited to apply for our Travel Award at JDDW 2019, as outlined on our website.

    We look forward to receiving as many submissions as possible from young doctors and researchers worldwide!

    * The winners will be required to present a valid ID or passport on site as proof of eligibility.


    The Best Presenter Award in International Session

    JDDW will award JPY 50,000 to best presenters who give the outstanding presentation

    on the day at International Session and Digital Poster Session.


    Official Website – The Organization of JDDW

    JDDW 2019’s promotional video has been posted on JDDW official homepage so that you will be able to know more about the conference.

    Please have a look at the video and listen to the messages from five annual conference Presidents of the participating societies!

  • Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2019

    Post date: 2019/02/18

    Date:December 12-15, 2019

    Venue:Kolkata, India

    Last date for Abstract Submission -- April 30, 2019

    Closing date for early bird fee -- August 31, 2019

    Closing Dates for pre- registration -- November 15, 2019

  • Apply for the Asian Young Endoscopist Awards (AYEA) 2019

    Post date: 2019/01/24

    On behalf of the organizing committee and Korean Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopy, we would like to invite young enthusiastic endoscopists from all around Asia to apply for the Asian Young Endoscopist Awards (AYEA) 2019 program, which will be held between June 3 and June 15, 2019, in Korea.

    The AYEA program is intended to promote technical advancement and collaboration among Asian societies of GI endoscopy. This program has been held annually since 2014, and around 130 young Asian endoscopists have participated in the AYEA program so far. As the years go by, interest from enthusiastic applicants has been growing. We encourage all young endoscopists from across Asia to take this opportunity and participate in this program!

    For further details, please visit our website ( or contact the secretariat (



    Korean Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopy

    Korean Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Research Foundation


    Schedule (2 weeks)

    Training and site visit at each selected major center: June 3-12, 2019

    Participation in Young Endoscopist Forum and International Digestive Endoscopy Network 2019 (IDEN 2019): June 13-15, 2019



    AYEA provides partial financial support to endoscopists outside Korea to receive clinical training in GI endoscopy at selected endoscopic training centers in Korea to promote advancement and collaboration among training centers.



    To provide funding for endoscopic training so that endoscopists can acquire new knowledge and technical skills in GI endoscopy, which in turn improve patient care in the applicant’s region.



    Young Asian physicians working in GI endoscopy not residing in Korea are eligible to apply. All applicants must be able to communicate effectively in English. Please note that those who have already participated in the AYEA program may not re-apply.



    UGI endoscopy, LGI endoscopy, ERCP, EUS


    Number of Awardees

    50 persons



    1. Travel grants including airfare, accommodations, meals, and travel insurance (around USD 2,000)

    2. Endoscopic training program at outstanding endoscopy centers in Korea

    3. Free registration for the Young Endoscopist Forum and IDEN 2019 on June 13-15, 2019



    Deadline for application form submission: March 10, 2019

    Notification of accepted applicants: after March 17, 2019


    Contact Info

    IDEN-AYEA 2019 Secretariat

    Email:   Tel.: +82-2-557-8422   Website:

  • The 7th Annual Meeting of Asian Organization for Crohn's & Colitis (AOCC 2019)

    Post date: 2019/02/18

    Date:June 14-16, 2019

    Venue:Taipei Marriott Hotel

    Online Abstract Submission Deadline -- February 28, 2019

    Notification of Acceptance -- March 15, 2019

    Early Bird Registration Deadline -- April 15, 2019

    Online Registration Deadline -- May 15, 2019

On-line Education Program
  • Taiwan Digestive Disease Week