About 2024 APASL STC

Conference Title
2024 APASL Single Topic Conference on MAFLD (2024 APASL STC on MAFLD)

June 28-30, 2024

June 28
9F, Heart Reading Banquet, TAI Urban Resort
June 29-30
Kaohsiung Exhibition Center (KEC)

TAI Urban Resort, Kaohsiung Taiwan

Kaohsiung Exhibition Center (KEC), Kaohsiung Taiwan
International Conjunct Organization
The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL)

Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver (TASL)
Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver Foundation (TASLF)


Supporting Associations

∙ The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan
∙ Taiwan Surgical Society of Gastroenterology
∙ Taiwan Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
∙ Taiwan Liver Cancer Association
∙ Taiwanese Association of Diabetes Educators
∙ Taiwan Society of Cardiology
∙ The Diabetes Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

∙ The Endocrine Society of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Conference Language

About APASL (The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver)

The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL)
Since its inception in August 1978, The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL), it never looks back but sticks to reach a goal towards the progress of scientific and practical advancements of the field of Hepatology.

Today, it is one of the leading associations based on the investigations and treatments of liver diseases internationally. And it is the largest scientific body that upholds a standard of professional research, aiming to create improved treatment of methods for millions of liver patients particularly in the area of Asia Pacific Region.

The main objectives of APASL are aiming, firstly to promote the latest scientific advancement and education of hepatology science; secondly, to value the exchange of new information as well as to develop the consensus in order to encourage more practices of medicine to overcome liver diseases; lastly, to coordinate related studies of both various scientists and clinicians throughout the region.

Our members include all medical professionals dedicated to hepatology—its research, practice, and care. We have members covering the region of Manchuria in the North to Australia in the South, the Pacific Islands in the East, and, Iran in the West. Our members are elected by the evaluations of their publications. It has been an evident platform for mentoring and sharing of knowledge as well as the solid dedication towards professional progression and development among the core values of APASL and its members' commitments.

About TASL (Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver)

Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver (TASL) was founded in January 1990, by the same founder of The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST), Professor Juei-Low Sung, named "the father of Taiwan's liver research".
The tenets of TASL are to enhance the medical education and academic intercommunication for hepatology, to elevate the standard of hepatology, to facilitate the basic and clinical research for hepatology, to exchange research insights, and to reinforce the interconnection with other international hepatology groups.”
To fulfill the purposes of TASL, relevant laws and regulations are followed to execute the following objectives:

  1. To advance scientific research and medical applications for liver and liver diseases.

  2. To reinforce the establishment of integrated network and academic collaboration with domestic/foreign research institutions for liver diseases.

  3. To organize or co-organize various domestic/international liver conferences or educational lectures.

  4. To promote and integrate academic research projects for liver diseases.

  5. To encourage outstanding academic or research personnel by providing scholarships and awards for liver disease.

  6. Other liver disease-related research for teaching and academic development matters.

Other public welfare or educational matters that meet the purposes of TASL.