2013 James W. Freston Conference: Consensus Approach to Barrett's Esophagus — Biology, Biomarkers and Management
Aug. 17 & 18, 2013
Join some of the world’s foremost investigators on all aspects of Barrett’s esophagus as they discuss topics ranging from: the basic science of cellular pathways, intestinal metaplasia and diagnostic and therapeutic advances.
Brochure Includes program listing and registration form.
Basic and translational researchers and fellows in training in the fields of GI biology and pathobiology.
David A. Katzka, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Prateek Sharma, MD
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Upon completion of the course, successful learners will be able to:
- Gain insight in to the newest theories on cellular and molecular pathogenesis in Barrett's esophagus.
- Appreciate the importance of epidemiological and lifestyle risk factors associated with Barrett's esophagus.
- Bridge concepts that apply to Barrett's from a molecular and clinical point of view and from this develop tranlational research projects.
- Understand the clinical applications of newer imaging technologies in Barrett's esophagus.
Receive the greatest savings when you register on or before May 24. Fee includes breakfast and lunch both days, and wine and cheese reception.
|Online registraion ends Aug. 12, 2013. You must register onsite after this date||
(by May 24)
(by Aug. 12)
(Aug. 17 & 18)
|AGA Member Trainee/Student||$0||$100||$150|
*Nonmember trainees must complete the trainee certification form.
Not an AGA member? Submit a completed membership application with your course registration and pay the AGA member rate.
Abstracts for Poster Presentation
Abstracts are due Monday, June 17, 2013.
Share your research in a small, relaxed environment and receive valuable feedback from the expert faculty and peers.
Student, trainee and junior faculty attendees are encouraged to submit an abstract for poster presentation to Lee Krinzman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who submit an abstract for poster presentation will be notified on or before Wednesday, July 17, as to the status of their abstract.
Posters will be presented on Saturday, Aug. 17 during the scheduled lunch break from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and during the wine and cheese reception from 6 to 6:45 p.m.
Travel awards will be given to 14 individuals (students, trainees and selected junior faculty) who submit outstanding abstracts for poster presentation as determined by the conference organizing committee. Those who receive travel awards are expected to attend the conference and present their poster. Nonmember trainees may submit a membership application with their conference registration in order to qualify for the complimentary registration fee.
Hotel reservation deadline is July 25, 2013.
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Toll Free: 1-402-592-6464
Make a Reservation
Room rate: $175 single/double (currently 16.4% tax)
Make your reservation by calling the number provided above. Be sure to mention that you are attending the 2013 Freston Conference to receive the discounted rate. Individual reservations require a credit card guarantee. One night's room and tax will be charged if guest cancels after 3 p.m., 72 hours prior to arrival date.
In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The AGA Institute implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.
The AGA Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
The AGA Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.