Dear Colleagues,

International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologists and Oncologists(IASGO) was founded in Amsterdam in 1988. Today, we are privileged to have strong IASGO sections in more than 70 countries, which greatly assist in assessing educational needs. The main goal of this organization has been and remains globalization of medical knowledge and expertise through a well-structured and precisely organized system of continued medical education.

On behalf of IASGO, it is our distinct privilege and great pleasure to invite you to participate in the beautiful environment of Khaoyai, Korat the biggest province in Thailand.

The main theme to be brought up for the congress is ” Pushing the Development in Surgery “. With regard to this, distinguished experts are invited to give lectures and demonstration in the congress.

This conference will be a great opportunity for surgeons from around the world to share the most updated knowledge and expertise, and to exchange the new approaches and challenges that we all would encountered in the field of GI, HPB surgery and Oncology.

We look very much forward to welcoming you to Thailand. Please follow all the updates on the conference website.

Sincerely yours,


Thawatchai Akaraviputh

President of IASGO: Thailand Chapter


Welcome Remark,

On Behalf of ICS and IASGO Thailand, I would like to give my warm welcome to all of the participants from Thailand and other countries. IASGO Post Graduate Course is one of the best post graduate course in this era for the most benefit and contribution of knowledge to the surgeons, gastroenterologists and oncologists for many years. In this course, we have so many outstanding speakers from both Thailand and oversea that I hope all participants will enjoy the academic program and the beautiful environment of Khaoyai, Korat the biggest province in Thailand.

Finally, I’m so appreciated and many thanks to the organizing committee from ICS and IASGO Thailand and we will meet all of you again in World Congress of IASGO 2019 and World Congress of ICS 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand.



Sincerely yours,


Prof.Sukij Panpimanmas M.D., FRCST, FICS
President of the Association of International College of Surgeons, Thailand Section