Leeds is set to host the Pancreas Society of UK & Ireland Endoscopic Ultrasound Society for the fifth time 

Conference Leeds, the conferencing bureau for the city of Leeds, is celebrating Leeds being chosen as the host destination for the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Pancreas Society of UK & Ireland Endoscopic Ultrasound Society.

The annual scientific meeting, which is returning to Leeds for its fifth time after being held in Belfast in 2021, has chosen Leeds as its host destination more times than any other city in the UK and Ireland.

Now in its 47th year, the event is set to welcome 250 delegates at the Hilton Leeds City Hotel from the 30th November-2nd December 2022. Delegates will include representation from all the major pancreatic centres in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Designed to provide the latest updates to doctors, nurses, and dieticians involved in providing care for patients with pancreatic diseases. The event allows those caring for pancreatic patients to exchange ideas and share the latest research and technological advances.

A comprehensive programme across the three days is set to offer plenary sessions to delegates with insight from industry leaders, practitioners, and patients. Led by keynote speakers, the event will cover engaging topics that are transforming research and patient care for pancreatic disease. They will include how the society intends to shape and redesign pancreatic services across the UK, advanced endoscopic interventions in pancreatic disease, delivering enhanced care across the UK for patients with pancreatic cancer, and training for the next generation of pancreatic surgeons.

In addition to the plenary sessions, the Lord Smith Medal for the best original pancreatic research will be presented, and also delegates will see live  endoscopy from St James’s University Hospital.

On the conference returning to Leeds [Andrew Smith], [President of] the Pancreas Society of Great Britain and Ireland commented: “We’re extremely excited to be returning to Leeds for the fifth time for our event in November this year. Leeds is a first-class city for health innovation and is home to one of the  Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the  largest teaching hospitals in Europe, which is where I practice as a consultant pancreatic surgeon. The Conference Leeds team have been invaluable in helping us organise our event and we’re sure our delegates will leave the city with a positive lasting impression.”

Head of Conference Leeds, Claire Heap commented: “We are thrilled to be welcoming the Pancreas Society of Great Britain & Ireland and the UK & Ireland Endoscopic Ultrasound Society to Leeds for their fifth time in Leeds. The meeting was last held in Leeds in 2012 and since then we have [updates to the city since then]. Leeds is a destination that continually delivers exceptional conference experiences and we are looking forward to making sure that the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting is one of their best ones yet!”

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