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AUGIS Annual Scientific Meetings

This section includes details on previous AUGIS Annual Scientific Meetings, dating back to Leeds 1997.

2019 - Liverpool

The 22nd AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting took place at the ACC Liverpool, 25 - 27 September 2019.

Scientific Programme

Winner of BJS Prize: Robert Walker - “Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma cancer cells persist after complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy detected by novel techniques”

Winner of the Upper GI Cancer Parallel Paper Oral Presentation: Saqib Rahman - “Machine Learning to predict early recurrence after oesophageal cancer surgery"

Winner of the Benign Upper GI and Bariatric Parallel Paper Oral Presentation: Kulbir Mann - “Early specialist opinion may reduce the use of percutaneous cholecystostomy for cholecystitis – a collaborative regional study"

Winner of the Hepato Biliary Parallel Paper Oral Presentation: Benjamin Chan - “Pharmacological Stimulation of Nrf2 Enhances Functional Liver Regeneration Following Major Hepatectomy"

Special mention to Tamjeed Alam for his UGI Cancer presentation on: “The “UNCUT” Roux-en-Y: A novel procedure in Upper GI Reconstruction”

Winner of the Cancer Upper GI Best Poster Presentation: John Saunders - The impact of postoperative complications on long-term survival and disease recurrence following oesophago-gastric cancer resection"

Winner of the Benign Upper GI and Bariatrics Best Poster Presentation: Hwei Jene Ng - “Predicting the Difficult Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Development and validation of a pre- operative risk score using an objective operative difficulty grading system"

Winner of the HPB Best Poster Presentation: Rebecca Saunders - An outcome and cost analysis of endoscopic, minimal access surgery and open pancreatic necrosectomy"

Winner of Best Poster: John Saunders - "The impact of postoperative complications on long-term survival and disease recurrence following oesophago-gastric cancer resection"

View abstracts at BJS Online

2018 - Edinburgh

The 21st Annual Scientific Meeting took place at the Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, 19 -21 September 2019.

Scientific Programme

Winner of the BJS Prize: Geoffrey Roberts - “Glucagon-like peptide 1 is a key factor in early and late dumping syndrome after gastrectomy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled crossover study” (Programme No: A05/Abstract no:21)

Winner of the Best Poster: J Robert O’Neill - “High content phenotypic profiling can determine drug mechanism of action and uncovers clinically approved drugs with novel in vitro activity against Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma” (Poster no: PO11/Abstract no:26)

View abstracts at BJS Online

Website: www.augis.org/2018conference

2017 - Cork

The 20th AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting took place at Rochestown Hotel, Cork, 21 - 23 September 2017.

Scientific Programme

Winner of BJS Prize: John Findlay - "Staging gastric cancer with 18F-FDG PET-CT identifies frequent unsuspected" (Abstract no 125: A04)

Winner of Best Poster: Tomas Urbonas -  "Factors contributing to local tumour recurrence after percutaneous microwave ablation of colorectal liver metastases: a retrospective review of 126 ablations" (Abstract no 46: PoD4)

View abstracts at BJS Online

Website: www.augis.org/2017conference

 

2016 - Leeds

The 19th Annual Scientific Meeting took place at The Armouries, Leeds, 21 -23 September 2016.

Scientific Programme

Winner of BJS Prize: Robert Jones - “Incorporating RAS mutation status into the Clinical Risk Score better predicts survival after resection of colorectal liver metastases“(A08 /Abstract no: 0120 )

Winner of Best Poster: Briony Robinson - “Enhanced dietetic support improving nutritional and clinical outcomes in oesophago-gastric (OG) cancer surgery“ (Poster no: POD 7 / Abstract no 0143)

View Abstracts at BJS Online

Website: www.augis.org/2016conference

 

 

2015 - London

In 2015 AUGIS joined up with the Digestive Disorders Federation (DDF) for joint meeting at the ExCel in London, 22 - 25 June 2015. 

The DDF included ACPGBI, BAPEN, BASL & BSG

2014 - Brighton

The 18th Annual Scientific Meeting took place at the Brighton Centre, Brighton, 18 - 19 September 2014.

Scientific Programme

Winner of BJS Prize: Barry Dent - "The Role of Endoscopic Mucosal Resection in the Management of Early Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer"

Winner of Best Poster: Dr Ayesha Noorani - “Inferring the clonal evolution of oesophageal adenocarcinoma through whole genome sequencing” 

View Abstracts at BJS Online

2013 - Gateshead

The 17th Annual Scientific Meeting took place at The Sage, Gateshead, 19 - 20 September 2013.

Scientific Programme

Winner of Best Poster: Klaas Schuur - "A study of Ablative Techniques in Cirrhotic Livers"

View Abstracts at BJS Online

 

2012 - Liverpool

16th Annual Scientific Meeting joined DDF in Liverpool

2011 - Belfast

The AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting took place from 15 - 16 September 2011

2010 - Oxford

The 14th AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting took place in Oxford, 9 - 10 September 2010

2009 - Nottingham

The 13th Annual Scientific Meeting took place at Nottingham.

2008 - Liverpool

The 12th Annual Scientific Meeting took place in Liverpool.

View the meeting report

1997 - 2007

2007 - Cardiff

2006 - Edinburgh

2005 - Dublin

2004 - Cambridge

2003 - Portsmouth

2002 - Manchester

2001 - Edinburgh (IHPBA)

2000 - Newcastle

1999 - London

1998 - Bristol

1997 - Leeds