Program 2019

ThursdayThursday November 28th
09.50-10.00Welcoming and opening of the meeting
10.00-12.00 Session 1 – Parallel sessions
You can find a detailed description of each session here

Room AThe success of Nordic collaboration – lessons from PSC
Moderator: Einar Bjørnsson
-Is PSC still the black box of Hepatology? What is new in research on etiology? - Espen Melum, Norway.
-Diagnosis and follow-up of patients diagnosed with PSC - Martti Färkkilä, Finland
-Management of complications of PSC - Annika Bergquist, Sweden
Room B Advanced topics in IBD Care
Moderator: Susanna Jäghult
Speakers: Randi Opheim, Norway and Lars-Petter Jelsness, Norway
Room C Hot topics in IBD surgery
Moderator: Tom Øresland
-The appendix and UC - Christianne Buskens, the Netherlands.
-Fate of the excluded rectum - Anthony de Buck van Overstraeten, Canada
- The mesentery in CD - Christianne Buskens, the Netherlands
-Transanal pouch outcomes - Anders Tøttrup, Denmark
-Low volume surgery - Hans Wasmuth, Norway
12.00-13.00Lunch and posterwalk
Moderators: Bjørn Moum and Taina Sipponen
13.00-14.00MDT/Consultants Corner 1
Ebbe Langholz, Nordic and international panel: Jørn Brynskov, Christianne Buskens, Bjørn Moum and Michael Eberhardson
14.00 Session 1
Moderators: Einar Bjørnsson and Hans Strid
14.00-14.20Biomarkers playing a different role in the future
Jonas Halfvarson
14.30-15.00Coffe break
15.00 Session 1 continues
15.00-15.20Towards personalized anti –TNF in Crohn’s disease; lessons from the PANTS cohort
Tariq Ahmad, UK
15.30-15.50Treat to target, but what’s the target?
Geert D’Haens, the Netherlands
16.00Oral presentation of 5 selected posters
Moderator: Tom Øresland
Satellite Symposium 1 - Janssen
New treatments on the horizon for ulcerative colitis
Speaker 1: Michael Eberhardson, Karolinska University Hospital
Speaker 2: Pia Munkholm, North Zealand University Hospital
17.40 - 18.25Satellite Symposium 2 -Takeda
Comparative evidence in treatment decisions with advanced therapies
Speakers: Professor Jonas Halfvarson, Örebro University Hospital and
Professor Stefan Schreiber, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel
18.25Adjourn & Mingle
20.00Dinner at the Hotel
 Friday November 29th
08.00-08.45Satellite Symposium 3 - Tillotts Pharma
Mesalazine in the biologic era
Speakers: Jens Kjeldsen, professor, senior consultant, PhD, Odense University hospital
Marte L Høivik, ass professor, senior consultant, PhD, Oslo University hospital
08.50-09.40Satellite Symposium 4 -Pfizer
Clinical experience of advanced therapies for ulcerative colitis – an expert’s view and Nordic perspectives
Professor Geert D’Haens (Speaker & Moderator) Prof. of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam
Nordic panel: Clas-Göran af Björkesten, Hans Strid and Jørgen Jahnsen.
09.45Session 2
Moderators: Mattias Block and Michael Eberhardson
09.45-10.05How to interpret pharma studies
Jan Marsal
10.15-10.30Coffee Break
10.30 Session 2 continues
10.30-11.05 Immune mediated disease and extraintestinal manifestations
Tandem talk 1
Checkpoint inhibitors and colitis
Michael Eberhardson, Sweden and Jakob Seidelin, Denmark
11.05-11.25New drugs – new targets, losers and winners
Tim Raine, UK
11.35-11.50Therapeutic drug monitoring in clinical practice
Casper Steenholdt, Denmark
12.50Session 3
Moderators: Jonas Halfvarson and Bjørn Moum
12.50-13.10Fibrosis in Crohn’s disease
Gerhard Rogler, Switzerland
13.20-13.35Quality Standards of Care
Susanna Jäghult, Sweden
13.45MDT/Consultants corner 2
Taina Sipponen, Nordic and international panel: Tom Øresland, Jonas Halfvarsson, Bjørn Moum and Gerhard Rogler
14.55-15.15Coffee Break
15.15Session 4
Moderators: Susanna Jäghult and Taina Sipponen
15.15-15.55Thiopurines pro – con debate
Tandem talk 2
Pro: Jørn Brynskov, Denmark
Con: Pauliina Molander, Finland
15.55Best poster award
Tom Øresland