International Evidence-based Guidelines for Minimally Invasive Pancreas Resection Symposium

Date: March 18-19, 2019


This symposium will focus on international evidence-based guidelines for minimally invasive pancreatic surgery (MIPS) that aim to give guidance to surgeons, hospital administrators, patients and medical societies on the outcome of MIPS and the direction to be taken regarding this challenging type of surgery. To register or read more information, please CLICK HERE.


Pancreas Symposium 2019

Date: March 21 – 22, 2019

The Pancreas Symposium 2019 program will review current controversies and procedures for managing complex pancreatic disease, both benign and malignant. Acute and chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cystic neoplasms and pancreatic cancer are among the most complex cases that physicians are confronted with as internists, gastroenterologists, oncologists, and surgeons. Our internationally recognized faculty will present lectures and case presentations to help practicing physicians treat pancreatic disease. To register, please CLICK HERE.


Digestive Disease Week

Date: May 18 – 21, 2019

Recognized as one of the top 50 medical meetings by HCEA, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the world’s largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.



Dates: July 24 – 26, 2019

PancreasFest is an annual meeting of pancreas physicians and translational researchers who convene during the last week of July to find new ways of working together to improve patient care.

PancreasFest is an umbrella conference that supports multiple smaller meetings with very focused goals. These include education programs, discussion sessions for new ideas, learning from other disciplines, investigator meetings, and efforts to help young investigators explore and get started on their own projects. PancreasFest is a meeting with a pragmatic purpose: multicenter research. For more information, please CLICK HERE.



Precision Medicine in Pancreatic Disease: Knowledge Gaps and Research Opportunities
Dates: July 24, 2019

The purpose of this workshop is to understand the current status of methods and applications of Precision Medicine as they apply to the diagnosis and management of pancreatic disease, and to explore how to translate precision medicine findings to create strategies for personalized approaches for the prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment options for patients with benign and malignant pancreatic disease. The knowledge gaps, barriers and priorities for conducting basic and clinical studies to advance the field will be identified. For registration, housing and agenda, please CLICK HERE.



American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

Dates: October 25 – 30, 2019

To register, please CLICK HERE.


Annual Pancreatic Association Annual Meeting

November 6 – 9, 2019

The APA Annual meeting brings together Pancreatologists (medical pancreatologists, endoscopists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists and basic scientists) from all over the world to present and discuss current clinical and laboratory research related to the field. Evidence-based advances in techniques and intervention for treating pancreatic disorders are featured.

This three-and-a-half day meeting features several mini-symposia on current topics in Pancreatology as well as abstract presentations, and invited lecturers. To register, please CLICK HERE


Patient Centered Education Events

For patient education events, please GO HERE for specific state chapters.