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EDUCATION

EndoFest 2014 3 weeks

 

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EndoFest 2014: It's Everything Endoscopy!



ASGE returns to Las Vegas, Nevada for EndoFest® 2014. ASGE’s signature event is designed to provide a weekend of intensive education for endoscopy practitioners. EndoFest is the clear choice for endoscopists of all experience levels, whether you’ve had decades of experience or are just starting your medical career you will benefit from the hands-on and didactic sessions with the experts. Nowhere else will you find a more comprehensive, intensive and interactive endoscopy educational experience, all under one roof.

 

Clearly Comprehensive

EndoFest is everything endoscopy and provides a wide range of topics and sessions that are beneficial to all endoscopists. Whether you’re a gastroenterologist with decades of experience or a trainee just starting your medical career you will benefit from the hands-on and didactic sessions covering topics which include; difficult polyps, EMR, ESD, ERCP, EUS, imaging, Barrett’s esophagus, emergencies, adverse events and more.

Comprehensive

Clearly Intensive

At EndoFest you will get an action packed educational experience. You won't find a weekend of endoscopy education more packed with practical solutions to some of the most compelling cases and issues facing gastroenterologists that practice endoscopy. Sessions start Friday and continue until Sunday afternoon, making sure you get the most value for your experience.

 Intensive

Clearly Interactive

When you attend EndoFest you receive an entire weekend of close contact with a world renowned faculty. Roll up your sleeves and practice the latest techniques alongside the foremost experts in GI endoscopy, as well as take part in "Ask the Expert" sessions, video forums and interactive discussions featuring unknown video cases. Attendees will also get the chance to interact with faculty and colleagues from around the world during more casual networking events.

 Interactive

 
Course Description

ASGE's signature event is designed to provide a weekend of intensive, interactive education for endoscopy practitioners. This year's focus will be on "Real Cases, Real Questions, Real Answers," and is designed to use smaller group formats and case discussion to encourage meaningful dialogue on the actual questions facing endoscopists every day. Addressing "everything endoscopy," EndoFest features two full days of didactic, scientific and hands-on sessions on colonoscopy, stents, clipping, suturing, EMR, ESD, EUS, ERCP, imaging, emergencies, complications and more. 

 
EndoFest 2014 will include the following highlights:

  • More customized "Ask the Expert" hands-on sessions allowing participants dedicated time on specific cutting edge techniques with expert faculty members.
  • Extended Video Forum featuring the latest ultimate endoscopy videos.
  • Focus on real cases and practical information
  • A new Friday afternoon format of unopposed didactic sessions on hot topics for all EndoFest attendees.
  • World-renowned faculty in a setting with a low faculty-to-participant education.
  • Earn addional CME at the ASGE Learning Center watching videos for free.
  • Extensive exhibit area featuring the latest technologies and devices.
 

What knowledge can participants expect to leave EndoFest® with?

  • Integrate the latest scientific advances and practice guidelines in specific areas in their practice
  • Apply advanced endoscopic skills and techniques into their performance in endoscopy
  • Recognize the potential pitfalls related to specific advanced endoscopic skills and techniques
  • Evaluate the benefits, applications, and limitations of advanced endoscopic devices

 

 
This weekend educational event has been created for GI endoscopists of all experience levels.  EndoFest is the most comprehensive, intensive and interactive endoscopy education available anywhere. This year EndoFest registration will be capped in order to maintain a high instructor to attendee ratio, so register early to ensure your space. 

 

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Take a look at what conference attendees liked most about EndoFest® 2013! …

  • "How amazing are these gastroenterology experts?!!! I learned so much practical information and techniques that as a community GI, I could include in my practice." - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Great Venue, one of the most informative conferences I have attended." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Excellent conference. I learned several techniques that will help me take care of my patients." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Interaction with colleagues and in my case, with gastroenterologists (I am a surgeon)." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Topics presented. Breadth of areas across endoscopy. Excellent faculty." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Cases, relaxed environment, open to questions from the floor." - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Location. Easy format." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Hearing about changes / advances in techniques." - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Different case presentations and videos - going over potential pitfalls or how / why techniques done well." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Casual atmosphere and size of conference allows for great interaction between participants & faculty." - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "The banter between faculty with the practical tips/pearls." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee
  • "Excellent case presentations and presentation of various options for evaluation and treatment." 
    - EndoFest 2013 attendee

 

Course Description
View BrochureASGE’s signature event is designed to provide a weekend of intensive, interactive education for endoscopy practitioners.  This course uses smaller-group formats to encourage meaningful, interactive discussions and hands-on demonstrations with world-renowned expert faculty.  Addressing “everything endoscopy,” EndoFest features two full days of didactic and hands-on sessions on colonoscopy, stents, clipping, suturing, EMR, ESD, EUS, ERCP, imaging, emergencies, complications and more. 

In addition, EndoFest 2012 will include the following NEW features:
- One-day postgraduate course: “Fact vs. Reality – The Expert Slant” on the Friday preceding EndoFest.
- Customized “Ask the Expert” hands-on session allowing participants dedicated time on specific cutting-edge techniques with expert faculty members.
- Video Forum featuring the latest ultimate endoscopy videos.

A complete didactic and scientific program is included with EndoFest registration, and participants can choose the additional hands-on sessions that meet their needs.  ASGE will also present its Learning Center, where participants can view the latest and most popular educational DVDs from the ASGE Endoscopic Learning Library in their entirety for free, and earn additional CME.  Also take advantage of the extensive exhibit area, with the latest technologies and devices.

Learning Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Integrate the latest scientific advances and practice guidelines in specific clinical areas into their practice;
  • Apply advanced endoscopic skills and techniques into their performance in endoscopy;
  • Recognize the potential pitfalls related to specific advanced endoscopic skills and techniques; and
  • Evaluate the benefits, applications, and limitations of advanced endoscopic devices.

What is EndoFest?
ASGE’s signature event will feature two full days of multiple simultaneous sessions highlighting the latest research, skills and technologies in the practice of endoscopy. Didactic and hands-on sessions will address “everything endoscopy” including colonoscopy, enteroscopy, clipping, suturing, stenting, acute and obscure GI Bleeding, sedation, feeding tubes, EMR/ESD, ERCP, complications, strictures and more.

Who should attend EndoFest?
EndoFest is designed for all physicians and health care providers involved with practicing endoscopy including GI physicians, surgeons, nurses, technicians and other members of the health care team.

Interested in exhibiting?
ASGE will have ample opportunities for exhibitors at EndoFest. If you are interested in exhibiting or supporting the course, please contact corporaterelations@asge.org.

How can you get more information?
Check this page often for the latest information. Also, watch ASGE publications and brochures for further details. If you have any questions, e-mail the ASGE Education department at education@asge.org.

Hotel Information
Registration for EndoFest sessions is limited. Please do not reserve your overnight accommodations or make airline reservations until you have received a formal confirmation of registration from the ASGE office.

EndoFest will be held at the JW Marriott Washington DC,  1333 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004.  For additional information on this hotel, please visit www.jwmarriottdc.com.

ASGE has arranged a room block for this course at $209 per night plus applicable taxes and fees. This discount is only valid if the reservation is made before August 21, 2012. Please contact the hotel directly to make reservations by calling 1-800-228-9290 or 202-393-2000; ask for in-house reservations and reference “EndoFest.”

Cancellation and Change Policy
ASGE plans its hands-on sessions and related supplies for EndoFest based on registration.  For that reason, requests for refunds of any kind must be received in writing no later than Friday, August 24, 2012 to education@asge.org.  Refunds requested before this date will be subject to an administrative fee of $100. Refunds will not be issued after August 24, 2012.  Attendee substitutions are permitted with ASGE authorization. ASGE has the right to cancel a program at any time at its discretion.

 If you would like to add, subtract or change specific sessions in your EndoFest itinerary, please call Customer Care at 630-573-0600.  Changes may be accommodated if space is available.

 Supporters
This conference is supported, in part, by an educational grant from ERBE USA, Inc. 


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