Time Session / Title Chair / Speaker
08:00-08:40 Registration
08:40-09:00 Opening RemarkYoon Ok Ahn (Chairman, Korean Foundation for Cancer Research)
  Congratulatory RemarkSang-Uk Han (Chairman, Korean Gastic Cancer Association)
Min Chan Kim (President, Korean Laparoendoscopic Surgery Study Group)
09:00-10:30 Session 1 Prevention and Personalized Treatment in the World
 ChairpersonsYoonseok Heo (Inha Univ.,Korea)
Jong Won Kim (Chung-Ang Univ., Korea)
09:00-09:20 Recent Progress in Gastric Cancer PreventionJin Young Park (IARC, France)
09:20-09:40 Utilizing Molecular Profiling in Western Treatment of Gastric CancerMiguel Burch (Cedars Sinai Medical Center, USA)
09:40-10:00 Current Status and Prospect of Function-preserving Surgery for Early Gastric Cancer in ChinaHui Cao (Ren Ji Hosp., Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China)
10:00-10:20 Arrival of a New Era of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Gastric Cancer: Balancing Evidence and Personalized TreatmentSouya Nunobe (Cancer Institute Hospital, Japan)
10:20-10:30 DiscussionHan-Hong Lee (Catholic Univ., Korea)
Sen Wang (Nanjing Medical Univ., China)
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:10 Session 2 GE Junction and Proximal Stomach
  ChairpersonsJin-Jo Kim (Catholic Univ., Korea)
Oh-Kyung Kwon (Kyungpook Nat'l Univ., Korea)
10:45-11:00 Definition and Classification of GE Junction Cancer - History and Present ConsensusFenglin Liu (Zhonsan Hospital, Fudan Univ., China)
11:00-11:20 Mediastinal Lymph Node Dissection for GE Junction CancerYukinori Kurokawa (Osaka Univ., Japan)
11:20-11:40 Laparoscopic Proximal Gastrectomy with Double‐flap Technique versus Laparoscopic Double Tract Reconstruction for Proximal Early Gastric CancerFan Lin (Jiaotong Univ., China)
11:40-12:00 Cumulative Evidences for Anti-reflux Surgery and the Objective Predictive factors for the Surgical OutcomesSungsoo Park (Korea Univ., Korea)
12:00-12:10 DiscussionSang-Hoon Ahn (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
Chunchao Zhu (Ren Ji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
12:10-12:30 Special Lecture 1
  ChairpersonHan-Kwang Yang (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
12:10-12:30 Past, Present, and Future of IGCATakeshi Sano (Cancer Institute Hospital, Japan)
12:30-13:10 Lunch
13:10-13:30 Jin-Pok Kim's Award for the Best Cancer Research in Korea and KFCR’s Award for the Best Doctoral Thesis on Oncology
13:30-14:45 Session 3 Updates in the Treatment of Advanced Gastric Cancer
   Chairpersons Keun Won Ryu (National Cancer Center, Korea)
Hyung-Il Kim (Yonsei Univ., Korea)
13:30-13:50 Surgical Treatment for Stage IV Gastric CancerMasanori Terashima (Shizuoka Cancer Center, Japan)
13:50-14:05 Updates in Systemic Chemotherapy for HER-2 Positive CancerDo-Youn Oh (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
14:05-14:20 Efficacy of S-1 or Capecitabine Plus Oxaliplatin Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Stage II or III Gastric Cancer After Curative Gastrectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisSang-Ho Jeong (Gyeongsang Nat'l Univ., Korea)
14:20-14:35 Locoregional ChemotherapyHyung Ho Kim (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
14:35-14:45  Discussion Hoon Hur (Ajou Univ., Korea)
Rie Makuchi (Cancer Institute Hospital)
14:45-14:55 Coffee break
14:55-16:10 Session 4 Development of Experiences and Evidences
   Chairpersons Min Chan Kim (Dong-A Univ., Korea)
Seung-wan Ryu (Keimyung Univ., Korea)
14:55-15:10 KLASS Trials : History and FutureHyuk-Joon Lee (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
15:10-15:25 Oncometabolic Surgery : KLASS-09 StudyJong-Han Kim (Korea Univ., Korea)
15:25-15:45 Current Status of Robotic Surgery for Gastric Cancer in JapanNoriyuki Inaki (Kanazawa Univ., Japan)
15:45-16:00 How to Adapt Techniques from Asia in the West: Experiences from a German CenterFelix Berlth (Mainz Univ., Germany)
16:00-16:10 Discussion Tomasz Skoczylas (Medical Univ. of Lublin, Poland)
Oh Jeong (Chonnam Nat ’l Univ., Korea)
16:10-16:20 Coffee break
16:20-16:45 Special Lecture 2Do Joong Park (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
16:20-16:45 Imaging, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence: Next Steps in Mini-invasive Surgery Jaques Marescaux (IRCAD, France)
16:45-17:50 Session 5 Standards and New
   Chairpersons Dong-Baek Kang (Wonkwang Univ., Korea)
Hye-Seong Ahn (Seoul Nat ’l Univ., Korea)
16:45-17:05 Standardization: From Surgical Procedure to Postoperative ManagementJiafu Ji (Peking Univ., China)
17:05-17:25 Cancer-specific Intraoperative Fluoresecent ImagingCuong Duong (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne Univ., Austrailia)
17:25-17:40 Long-term Outcome of the Phase II Study of Neoadjuvant Imatinib in Large Gastrointestinal Stromal tumors of the StomachSeong-Ho Kong (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
17:40-17:50 Discussion Maria Bencivenga (University of Verona, Italy)
Ji-Ho Park (Gyeongsang Nat'l Univ., Korea)
17:50 ClosingSeong-Ho Kong (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)