Welcome Message

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our great honor and pleasure to invite you to the 2nd International Advanced Liver & Pancreas Surgery Symposium (ISLS 2018) hosted by the International Society of Liver Surgeons (ISLS) to be held at Asan Medical Center in Seoul, Korea from October 4(Thu) to 5(Fri), 2018.

ISLS 2018 will be conducted for the purpose of providing an opportunity to discuss recently emerging issues and exchange the latest information on liver transplantation, liver and pancreas surgery, and endoscopic and laparoscopic liver surgery as well as promote collaborative relations among participants from around the globe. A large number of eminent experts and delegates will share their valuable academic researches, remarkable achievements, and most recent findings. In particular, the 2nd symposium will propose a Live Demonstration and Video Sessions which will provide participants with a chance to share the most up-to-date surgical accomplishments and techniques.

The Organizing Committee is confident that ISLS 2018 will be a significant platform for sharing valuable ideas, cutting-edge developments and innovations taking place around the globe.

In addition to organizing the International Advanced Liver & Pancreas Surgery Symposium, ISLS provides various benefits to liver surgeons and medical experts.

We expect your continued cooperation and active participation in ISLS and the forthcoming ISLS 2018, and look forward to seeing all of you in Seoul this year October, the most beautiful time of the year in Korea.

 

Sincerely yours,

 

Sung-Gyu Lee M.D, Ph.D.

President
Organizing Committee of the 2nd International Advanced
Liver & Pancreas Surgery Symposium

Ki-Hun Kim M.D, Ph.D.

Secretary General
Organizing Committee of the 2nd International Advanced
Liver & Pancreas Surgery Symposium

International Society of Liver Surgeons (ISLS)

International Society of Liver Surgeons (ISLS) is a non-profit organization which was created with the vision of disseminating scientific advances in liver transplantation, liver and pancreas surgery, and endoscopic and laparoscopic liver surgery through various channels. By providing continuing education in the practice of liver surgery, our society brings together surgeons and medical experts in related fields and fosters close international cooperation.

 

In collaboration with

ISLS Council

President Sung-Gyu Lee

Vice-president Yaman Tokat, Jan Lerut

Secretary General Ki-Hun Kim

Treasurer Chong Woo Chu

Chair, Scientific Committee Deniz Balci

Local Organizing Committee

President Sung-Gyu Lee University of Ulsan, college of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
Secretary General Ki-Hun Kim University of Ulsan, college of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
Treasurer Sun Hyung Joo Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong
Chair, Scientific Committee Dong-Sik Kim Korea University College of Medicine, Korea University Anam Hospital
Vice Chair, Scientific Committee Dong-Hwan Jung University of Ulsan, college of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
Member, Scientific Committee Jeong-Ik Park Inje University College of Medicine, Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
Jong Man Kim Samsung Medical Center
Keun Soo Ahn Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center
Kwangsik Chun Chungnam National University School of Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital
Ki Byung Song University of Ulsan, college of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
Gi Hong Choi Severance Hospital
Yang-Seok Koh Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital
Chair, Public Relation Committee Jeong-Ik Park Inje University College of Medicine, Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
Chair, Publication Committee Je Ho Ryu Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital
Chair, International Liaison Committee Dongho Choi Hanyang University College of Medicine, Hanyang University Seoul Hospital
Chair, Exhibition Committee Nam Kyu Choi Chosun University Medical School, Chosun University Hospital
Chair, Live Demonstration Committee Cheon Soo Park University of Ulsan, college of Medicine, Gangneung Asan Hospital
Chair, Social Program Committee Keon Kuk Kim Gachon University College of Medicine, Gachon University Gil Medical Center
Chair, Informatics Committee Deok Bog Moon University of Ulsan, college of Medicine, Asan Medical Center
Auditor Jang Yong Jeon Hallym University College of Medicine, Hallym University Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital
Sung Hun Cho Chung Hospital

Symposium Venue

Asan Medical Center

Since its establishment in June, 1989, Asan Medical Center has achieved a world-class medical reputation as it has continued to aggressively invest in R&D and clinical treatment. AMC is the largest medical institution in Korea with a total of 2,704 beds occupying about 85,000 square meters. ASAN has been leading Korea’s medical development by satisfying customers as it is equipped with world-class medical professionals and optimal treatment systems based on advanced medical systems as well as cutting-edge medical equipment.

 

Meeting Place

ISLS 2018 will be held on the 6th Floor of East Building.