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Wednesday 6th February Arrivals

Welcome Dinner and Programme Introductions

Thursday 7th February Scientific Programme

Optional event, Mountaintop Evening

Friday 8th February Scientific Programme

Optional event, Lunch with Faculty

Saturday 9th February Scientific Programme

Inclusive event, Farewell Dinner and ALPS 2019 recap

Sunday 10th February Departures
Date Time Activity Session Speaker
Wednesday 6th February 19.30 – 20.00 Registration and arrival drink in Hotel
20.00 – 22.00 Welcome Dinner in Hotel and Programme Introductions
Date Time Activity Session Speaker
Thursday 7th February 07.30 – 08.00 Registration and Speaker Check-In
08.00 – 08.25 PANCREAS  The evidence for earlier surgery for pain in chronic pancreatitis Martin Smith
08.25 – 08.40 Preoperative chemoradiotherapy versus upfront surgery for (borderline) resectable pancreatic cancer – results of the Dutch randomised phase III PREOPANC trial AB01 Eva Versteijne
08.40 – 09.05 Should neoadjuvant treatment become the standard of care for resectable pancreatic cancer? Geertjan van Tienhoven
09.05 – 09.30 Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in pancreas cancer – emerging evidence Keith Roberts
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee and Poster Session 1 AB04-AB07 (Basic Sciences)
16.30 – 16.45 CLINICAL TRIALS Precision Medicine for Pancreatic Cancer
Key clinical opportunities to improve outcomes
Robert Grützmann
16.45 – 17.00 Defining biomarker driven solutions to improve outcomes Christian Pilarsky
17.00 – 17.15 Clinical implementation of Precision Oncology Andrew Biankin
17.15 – 17.45 Organoid based pancreatic cancer trial design David Tuveson
17.45 – 18.00 HepaT1ca – quantifying liver health prior to liver resection for cancer Damian Mole
18.00 – 18.15 Laparoscopic versus open pancreatoduodenectomy (LEOPARD-2) – a multicentre, patient-blinded, randomised controlled trial AB02 Thijs de Rooij
18.15 – 18.30 Endoscopic versus percutaneous biliary drainage in patients with resectable perihilar cholangiocarcinoma – a multicentre randomised controlled trial AB03 Eva Roos
19.00-23.00 Mountaintop Evening at Chalet Fiat (booking required)
Date Time Activity Session Speaker
Friday 8th February 07.30 – 08.00 Speaker Check-In
08.00 – 08.20 NEW TECHNOLOGIES/TREATMENTS How to teach – and learn – minimally invasive liver surgery – perspectives from Asia, Europe and the United States T. Peter Kingham
08.20 – 08.40 How to teach – and learn – minimally invasive liver surgery – perspectives from Asia, Europe and the United States CH David Kwon
08.40 – 09.00 How to teach – and learn – minimally invasive liver surgery – perspectives from Asia, Europe and the United States Luca Aldrighetti
09.00 – 09.00 Questions and discussion
09.10 – 09.20 INDUSTRY PRESENTATION Microwave ablation for cystic pancreatic tumours – feasible? Stuart McIntyre
13.00 – 15.00 Lunch with faculty (booking required)
16.00 – 17.00 Coffee and Poster Session 2 AB08-AB15 (Pancreas)
17.00 – 17.20 TRANSPLANTATION Transplantation in HPB – how to get more transplantable organs
Machine perfusion strategies to improve graft survival and increase the donor pool
Robert Porte
17.20 – 17.40 Living donation – an option also in the West? CH David Kwon
17.40 – 18.00 Splitting donated livers – an update from the United Kingdom programme Steve Wigmore
18.00 – 18.20 The RAPID concept Morten Hagness
18.20 – 18.30 Questions and discussion
18.30 – 19.10 Free Papers 1 AB16-AB19
19.30 Dinner in the hotel
Date Time Activity Session Speaker
Saturday 9th February 07.30 – 08.00 Speaker Check-In
08.00 – 08.20 TRANSPLANTATION Transplantation in HPB – liver transplantation for oncological indications
Hepatocellular carcinoma
Go Wakabayashi
08.20 – 08.40 Outcome of liver transplantation for hilar cholangiocarcinoma in the Netherlands after introduction of a national protocol Frederik Hoogwater
08.40 – 09.00 Liver transplantation for colorectal metastases Morten Hagness
09.00 – 09.20 Questions and discussion
09.20 – 09.40 Free Papers 2 AB20-AB21
16.00 – 17.00 Coffee and Poster Session 3 AB22-AB29 (Liver)
17.00 – 17.15 CLOSING SESSION New Approaches to Radiotherapy in HPB cancer
Stereotactic body radiation therapy for colorectal liver metastases – the evidence
Maria Hawkins
17.15 – 17.30 Intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT) in locally advanced pancreatic cancer Arjun Takhar
17.30 – 18.00 The surgery of hilar cholangiocarcinoma Luca Aldrighetti
18.00 – 18.30 Parenchyma sparing limited anatomical resection for colorectal liver metastases Go Wakabayashi
18.30 – 19.00 Liver deprivation – an alternative to ALPPS Nicolas Demartines
19.00 – 19.30 A global perspective on HPB surgery Martin Smith
19.30 – 19.50 Conclusions and reflections Martin Smith/Marc Bemelmans/Asmund Fretland/John Primrose
20.00 – late ALPS Farewell Dinner and 2019 Recap
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