Dear friends and colleagues,


It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the Gastro 2018 Congress, December 5-8, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Jointly organised by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) and the Gastroenterological Association of Thailand (GAT), together with the Thai Association for the Study of the Liver (THASL), the Thai Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (TNMS) and the Thai Association for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (TAGE), the theme of GASTRO 2018 is Global Perspective in Gastroenterology.

This is a significant event that brings together professionals from the gastroenterology community to enhance professional knowledge, gain new insights and exchange expertise.


An outstanding scientific programme over three and a half days of academic excellence varies from state of the art lecture, symposia, interactive sessions and postgraduate course has been planned. Hotspot sessions are included for attendees to join in the intriguing discussions and debates. Best practices in the different regions will be shared and debated. In addition, the Oral Paper and Poster Competitions planned will be an excellent platform for the latest quality research findings and clinical contributions to be showcased.

The venue of Gastro 2018 is placed in Bangkok, Thailand, one of the leading metropolitan area of Asia. You will have a unique and inspiring experience with Thailand’s distinctive culture and legendary hospitality.


We look forward to your support towards an exciting meeting that promises great scientific debate and enjoyable social networking with all distinguished guests and colleagues from around the world in Bangkok at Gastro 2018.


From the Joint Steering Committee and Local Organising Committee