the first World Pancreas Forum

The following leaders, experts and delegates from all over the world are in charge of our outstanding and exciting clinical and scientific programme.

Detlef K. Bartsch
Professor

Detlef K. Bartsch

Marburg, Germany

Chairman of session 4
Claudio Bassi
Professor

Claudio Bassi

Verona, Italy

Definition of complications in pancreatic surgery
Markus Borner
Professor

Markus Borner

Biel, Switzerland

Pancreatic oncology - Update 2015
Murray F. Brennan
Dr.

Murray F. Brennan

New York, USA

Chairman of session 1

Intraoperative challenges in pancreatic surgery
Markus W. Büchler
Professor

Markus W. Büchler

Heidelberg, Germany

Three decades of surgery for adenocarcinoma - did we improve?

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Mark P. Callery
Professor

Mark P. Callery

Boston, USA

Gastric / Duodenal anastomosis - Omega loop or Roux-en-Y?

Chairman of session 6
Emanuel Christ
Professor

Emanuel Christ

Bern, Switzerland

Diagnostics in pNET - standard 2015
Pierre-Alain Clavien
Professor

Pierre-Alain Clavien

Zurich, Switzerland

Chairman of session 2

Transplant for liver metastases in pNET - latest news
Kees De Jong
Professor

Kees De Jong

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Perioperative Care for Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Michelle De Oliveira
Dr.

Michelle De Oliveira

Zurich, Switzerland

Experience with targeted electroporation
Cristos Dervenis
Dr.

Cristos Dervenis

Athens, Greece

Chairman of session 3
Massimo Falconi
Professor

Massimo Falconi

Ancona, Italy

pNET - Guidelines - Update 2015
Laureano Fernandez-Cruz
Professor

Laureano Fernandez-Cruz

Barcelona, Spain

Chairman of session 3
Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo
Professor

Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo

Boston, USA

IPMN-Carcinoma - Prognosis and treatment

Chairman of session 4

Chairman of session 7
Helmut Friess
Professor

Helmut Friess

Munich, Germany

Pancreatic surgery - Scientific update 2015
Stefan Fritz
Dr.

Stefan Fritz

Heidelberg, Germany

IPMN - when and how to resect
Dominique Froidevaux
Dr.

Dominique Froidevaux

Zurich, Switzerland

Chairman of Lunch Symposium
Jean-Louis Frossard
Professor

Jean-Louis Frossard

Geneva, Switzerland

Diagnostics of IPMNs (EUS, MRI, CT, FNA, Tumor markers)

Panel Lunch Symposium
Dirk J. Gouma
Professor

Dirk J. Gouma

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Chairman of session 2

Biliary anastomosis - technical challenge?

New developments in preop biliary drainage
Thilo Hackert
Professor

Thilo Hackert

Heidelberg, Germany

Limited pancreatic resections, benefit and limitations
Werner Hartwig
Professor

Werner Hartwig

Munich, Germany

Chairman of session 1

Management of leakage complications - surgical or interventional?
Daniel Helbling
Dr.

Daniel Helbling

Zurich, Switzerland

Panel Lunch Symposium
Michael L. Kendrick
Professor

Michael L. Kendrick

Rochester, USA

Chairman of session 2

Laparascopic pancreatectomy, sense or non-sense
Marc Martignoni
Professor

Marc Martignoni

Munich, Germany

Christoph A. Maurer
Professor

Christoph A. Maurer

Feldbrunnen, Switzerland

Chairman of session 4
Daniela Meier
Dr.

Daniela Meier

Bern, Switzerland

Panel Lunch Symposium
Irvin Modlin
Professor

Irvin Modlin

New Haven, USA

Philippe Morel
Professor

Philippe Morel

Geneva, Switzerland

Innovation and new technologies - update 2015

Chairman of session 7
Beat Müller
Professor

Beat Müller

Heidelberg, Germany

Chairman of Lunch Symposium

Cognition-Guided Surgery
Akimasa Nakao
Professor

Akimasa Nakao

Nagoya, Japan

Chairman of session 1

Pancreatectomy combined with vascular resection
John Neoptolemos
Professor

John Neoptolemos

Liverpool, England

Atilla Olah
Professor

Atilla Olah

Györ, Hungary

Chairman of session 5
Robert Padbury
Professor

Robert Padbury

Adelaide, Australia

Chairman of session 3

Chairman of session 6

Pancreatectomy and distant metastases - indicated?
Shu You Peng
Professor

Shu You Peng

Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

Evolution of Binding anastomosis

Chairman of session 8
Michael G. Sarr
Professor

Michael G. Sarr

Rochester, USA

Chairman of session 1

History of IPMN – keynote lecture

Chairman of session 8
Markus Schäfer
Professor

Markus Schäfer

Lausanne, Switzerland

Chairman of session 5

Chairman of session 8
Jürg Schlup
Dr.

Jürg Schlup

Bern, Switzerland

Word of Welcome
Jan Schmidt
Professor

Jan Schmidt

Zurich, Switzerland

Ablation of pancreatic tumors, where is the evidence?
Bruno Schmied
Professor

Bruno Schmied

St. Gallen, Switzerland

Swiss Pancreas Foundation

Chairman of session 6

Closing ceremony
Friedrich Hubertus Schmitz-Winnenthal
Dr.

Friedrich Hubertus Schmitz-Winnenthal

Aschaffenburg, Germany

Chairman of session 8

Management of postoperative bleeding
Richard Schulick
Professor

Richard Schulick

Aurora, USA

Chairman of session 5

Stents and drains before and during pancreatic surgery
Shailesh V. Shrikhande
Professor

Shailesh V. Shrikhande

Mumbai, India

Chairman of session 4

Pancreatic anastomosis - what is the standard?
Oliver Strobel
Dr.

Oliver Strobel

Heidelberg, Germany

Surgery for recurrent pancreatic cancer
Masao Tanaka
Professor

Masao Tanaka

Fukuoka, Japan

IPMN International concensus guidelines / Follow Up

Chairman of session 7
Christian Toso
Dr.

Christian Toso

Geneva, Switzerland

Chairman of Lunch Symposium
Charles M. Vollmer
Dr.

Charles M. Vollmer

Philadelphia, USA

Chairman of session 7

Prevention and treatment of delayed gastric emptying
Markus Weber
Professor

Markus Weber

Zurich, Switzerland

Chairman of session 3
Juergen Weitz
Professor

Juergen Weitz

Dresden, Germany

Multivisceral resection - where are the limits?
Herbert J. Zeh
Dr.

Herbert J. Zeh

Pittsburgh, USA

Chairman of session 2

Robotics in pancreatic surgery, a real innovation?
Kaspar Z'graggen
Professor

Kaspar Z'graggen

Bern, Switzerland

Forum Opening Ceremony

Panel Lunch Symposium

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