Welcome Note


Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to attend IsraeLIVE Endoscopy International 2018 - “Endoscopy and Your Practice”, taking place at the Dan Carmel Hotel in Haifa, Israel, June 25-26, 2018. This year, for the very first time, IsraeLIVE Endoscopy will be the primary focus of the Israeli Association of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Semi-Annual Meeting. This congress is designed for gastroenterologists, trainees in gastroenterology, and GI nurses /GI technicians.

Over two full days, this congress will provide evidence-based, state-of-the-art lectures on endoscopic practice and gastroenterology.  Topics will include quality indicators in upper and lower endoscopy, the role of endoscopy in IBD, the role of endoscopy in liver disease, polypectomy tips and tricks, bariatric endoscopy, Barrett’s esophagus, and much more! There will be non-endoscopy parallel sessions on various topics including IBD, neuro-gastroenterology, GI malignancies and liver diseases!

We GI malignancies will have live endoscopy sessions will allow interchange between faculty and attendees. The live audio-visual transmission will be broadcast in HD format from Rambam Health Care Campus. In addition, there will be a daily live endoscopy feed from the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Hyderabad, India. Live endoscopic procedures will be performed by our invited international expert endoscopists selected for their outstanding endoscopic skills and teaching capabilities

IsraeLIVE Endoscopy International 2018 is endorsed by both the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO).
The official language of the congress is English.

We look forward to welcoming you to Israel in June 2018!

On behalf of the organization committee meeting chairs,

  Prof. Iris Dotan  Prof. Ian M. Gralnek  Dr. Fabiana Benjaminov
President of the Israeli Association of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases  Chief, Ellen and Pinchas Mamber Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel Chair, Advanced Endoscopy Section in the Israeli Association of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases