Emerging Topics in Liver Disease Conference: Innovative Trends in Liver Health 2023 - EXHIBIT REGISTRATION

Houston, TX US
August 12, 2023


You are NOT confirmed to exhibit until you register.

Registration deadline: 


Dear Corporate Partner,

It is our pleasure to invite you to exhibit at our Emerging Topics in Liver Disease Conference: Innovative Trends in Liver Health 2023 hosted at the Houston Methodist Research Institute on Saturday, August, 12, 2023. On behalf of our Course Director, Dr. Victor Ankoma-Sey, and the Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) we graciously extend the opportunity for you to join us as an exhibitor and/or sponsor!

We estimate that this annual conference will attract approximately 100 to 150 in-person attendees and virtual attendees – all potential customers for your products and services.

I encourage you to take full advantage of this excellent opportunity to network with your target market as an exhibitor. Exhibiting companies will have the opportunity to share their educational materials and interact with participants.

Due to our limited number of exhibit openings, we hope you will take this opportunity and contact us now to register.

Please feel free to contact jvalencia3@houstonmethodist.org if you have any questions or need additional information.


Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD, FACP, FAASLD
Director, Liver Associates of Texas, PA
Director, Liver Transplant Program
Sherrie and Alan Conover Center for Liver
Disease & Transplantation and
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center


Date and Time
Saturday, August 12, 2023 | 7:00am – 5:05pm

Exhibit Location
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Ave.
2nd Floor Pre-Function Space
Houston, TX 77030


  • One 6’ x 3’ table-top exhibit with two chairs
  • Exhibiting companies may send a maximum of two (2) representatives to staff their exhibit table.
  • Recognition in the webpage and activity materials

• BREAK SPONSORSHIP: $2,400 – Recognition in activity materials and signage during breaks as Break Sponsor
• BREAKFAST SPONSORSHIP: $3,600– Recognition in activity materials and signage during breakfast as Breakfast Sponsor
• LUNCH SPONSORSHIP: $6,000 – Recognition in activity materials and signage during lunch as Lunch Sponsor
• LUNCH PRODUCT THEATER (1 slot available): $7,000 - Product Theatre is a 30-minute lunch time slot for a company-provided expert to feature your products and services! Product theater located adjacent to educational space.

NOTE: Companies may purchase one exhibit and one sponsorship only.

Target Audience

Hepatologists, Oncologists, Internal Medicine, Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Abdominal Surgeons, Social Workers, Transplant Coordinators, Nutritionists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Residents/Fellows will benefit from this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the current trends in Liver Disease.
  • Describe new and critical developments in chronic HBV, HCV and HDV. 
  • Identify emerging trends in the obesity crisis & nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and explore the latest concepts in diagnosis and management.
  • Discuss new developments and treatment of liver and pancreatic cancers – an emerging epidemic.
Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/12/2023 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/12/2023 - 5:05pm CDT
7:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast 
7:30 AMWelcomeVictor Ankoma-Sey, MD, FACP, FAASLD
7:35 AMIntroductionR. Mark Ghobrial, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS (Ed)
 Plenary Session I: Liver Disease in 2023
Moderators: Joseph Galati, MD, Robert McFadden, MD & Constance Mobley, MD
7:40 AMState-of-Art-Lecture I
Milestones of Liver Disease and Transplantation at Houston
Methodist: From Zero to 10,000
David W. Victor III, MD
8:10 AMLiver Disease & Pregnancy: When is it an Emergency & when
is it not ?
Kidist K. Yimam, MD
8:40 AMLiver biopsy: It Is Not Always About FatSadhna Dhingra MD, FCAP
9:10 AMAcute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in 2023Chukwuma Egwim, MD
9:35 AMQuestion and Answer Discussion 
9:50 AMBreak and Exhibits
 Plenary Session II: Viral Hepatitis - What is New?
Moderators: Chukwuma Egwim, MD & Andreas Duchini, MD
10:10 AMState of the Art Lecture II
Hepatitis B and Delta - what you need to know in 2023
Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH
10:40 AMHepatitis E – Epidemiology, Diagnosis & ManagementEnrique J. Martínez, MD
11:10 AMHCV Elimination by 2030: What Strategies will get us there?Anthony Martinez, MD, AAHIVS
11:40 AMQuestion and Answer Discussion 
12:00 PMLunch Product Theatre
NASH: The Landscape State of Art Update, Mazen Noureddin, MD, MHSc
Location: RI Boardroom
*Attendance is optional. This presentation is not certified for CE credit.*
 Plenary Session III: Innovations in the Management of Obesity & Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Moderators: Victor Ankoma-Sey, MD, FACP, FAASLD & Caroline Simon, MD 
1:00 PMState of the Art Lecture III
Obesity: Epidemiology and Medical Management in 2023
Archana Sadhu, MD
1:30 PMObesity: Surgical OptionsNabil Tariq, MD
1:55 PMNon-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Where are we in 2023?Nadege T. Gunn, MD, CPI
2:20 PMQuestion and Answer Discussion 
2:40 PMBreak and Exhibits
 Plenary Session IV: Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Cancers - Current Concepts
Moderators: Maen Abdelrahim, MD, PhD, B Pharm & Sudha Kodali, MD, MSPH
2:55 PMState of the Art Lecture IV
Liver Cancers: Resection Vs. Transplantation
Maria B. Majella Doyle, MD, MBA, FRCS
3:25 PMRobotic Approaches in the Surgical Management of Hepato-
Biliary and Pancreatic neoplasms
Yee Lee Cheah, MD
3:50 PMMutational Profiling for Colorectal Liver Metastases -
Prognosis and Patient Selection for Hepatectomy
Timothy E. Newhook, MD
4:20 PMRole of Genomics for Tumor Selections and ManagementAshton Connor, MD, PhD
4:45 PMQuestion and Answer Discussion 
5:05 PMAdjournment
Houston Methodist Research Institute
6670 Bertner Avenue
John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States



We gratefully acknowledge the following companies for supporting our Emerging Topics in Liver Disease Conference: Innovative Trends in Liver Health 2023:

Product Theatre Sponsor: Madrigal Pharmaceuticals

Breakfast Sponsor: Gilead Sciences, Inc.


Astellas Pharma Inc.
Exelixis, Inc.
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Madrigal Pharmaceuticals
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Salix Pharmaceuticals

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Registration Instructions

  • STEP 1 - Select the applicable fee and add to cart to complete the checkout process.
  • STEP 2 - Once registered, on the week of the conference you will receive an email from Jalissa (jvalencia3@houstonmethodist.org) for more details on exhibiting.