Published on the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

You must complete your registration before submitting an abstract. The Abstract Submission Link can be found on the Registration Acknowledgement email.

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The APDW 2023 Organizing Committee would like to invite interested parties to submit abstracts and stand a chance to present their research at APDW 2023.

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Selection Committee who will select and determine the mode of presentation either in oral or poster format.

How to submit abstracts

Step 1
Complete registration (payment not required yet). Abstract Submission Link will be shared via email.

Step 2
Submit your
Abstracts by

22 Sep 2023

Step 3
Receive Acceptance Notice by 

1st week of Oct 2023

Step 4
Complete payment on or before

10 Oct 2023


For review purposes, abstracts are required to be categorized into different themes as follows:

  • Upper GI bleeding
  • GERD and esophageal disease
  • H pylori infection
  • Functional dyspepsia and gastritis
  • Gut-brain-axis disorders
  • IBD
  • IBS
  • Pancreatitis and biliary tract diseases
  • GI oncology

  • Upper GI endoscopy
  • Colorectal endoscopy
  • Small bowel endoscopy
  • Biliary endoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • ESD/EMR 
  • EUS
  • ERCP and biliary drainage
  • Tunnel techniques
  • Hepatitis B/ Hepatitis C
  • Cirrhosis
  • HCC
  • Liver failure
  • Liver transplantation complications
  • Portal hypertension
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • GI cancers
  • Liver surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • Pancreatitis treatment
  • Bariatric therapy for obesity
  • Pediatric GI surgery
  • IBD surgery

Abstract Structure

1. Title:
 The title should indicate the abstract content. Company or trade names, special symbols, characters and uncommon abbreviations are not permitted

2. Type: You may select one of the following types of abstract 
     - Poster Presentation
     - Oral Presentation
     - YIA Presentation

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Selection Committee who will select and determine the final mode of presentation

3. Content: 
Abstract body should not exceed 250 words. Content must be organised in the following structure, based on the abstract type
  • Section headings: "Objectives", "Materials and Methods", "Results" and "Conclusion"
  • A sample abstract can be viewed here

Young Investigator Awards

The purpose of the Young Investigator Award (YIA) is to stimulate interest in research training by rewarding outstanding examples of excellence amongst those involved in research training in the early stages of his/her career. 

Application Requirements:

  • Applicant must be of 45 years old or below and be in early stages of his/her career i.e. up to five (5) years following the completion of training.
  • Applicant must be from nationalities of Asia Pacific countries.
  • Applicant must submit the training certification and curriculum vitae during online abstract submission. 
  • Applicant must be first author of abstract and a registered participant of the congress.
  • The shortlisted oral abstract must be presented by applicant during the meeting.

Selection Process:

  • Applicant should select ‘YIA Application’ during submission of abstract for oral presentation. 
  • Shortlisted abstracts are based on scores assigned by the Abstract Selection Committee and all successful applicants will be notified.
  • The Abstract Selection Committee’s decision is final. 

Abstract Submission Terms & Conditions

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English. 
  • Only online submissions are accepted. Other forms of submission will not be considered. 
  • Abstracts should contain original material that has neither been published nor presented at another International meeting at the time of submission. In addition, abstracts should not be submitted to international meetings which take place before APDW 2023. However, abstracts submitted to, or presented at, local and national meetings will be considered. 
  • Since all abstracts accepted for oral or poster presentation will be published, they should be of copy-proof quality.
  • Please refer to Abstract Submission Page for Acceptance Notification.
  • Presenting authors are required to register for the congress if the paper is accepted. If the registration fee of the presenting author is not received by the given deadline, his / her paper will be considered as being withdrawn.


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