Dear Colleagues!
I invite you to participate in the International Congress “IX Central Asian Gastroenterology Week - 2024” combined with the first conference of the Asia-Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver “Liver Cirrhosis: Common and Rare Complications” in our region.
The events will take place on November 1-3, 2024, in Almaty.
This unique event will bring together leading specialists in the fields of gastroenterology, infectious diseases, therapy, general practice, pediatrics, radiology, endoscopy, oncology, surgery, and transplantology.
Up-to-date reports and the exchange of experience with recognized world experts await you. I am confident that participation in the Central Asian Gastroenterology Week and APASL Conference will help expand professional horizons and make a significant contribution to the development of modern gastroenterology and hepatology in the countries of the region.
Registration is available on our website. Don't miss the chance to be part of this important event in medicine and join our colleagues from all over the world!
President of Kazakh Association for the Study of the Liver,
Professor Alexander V. Nersesov
almaty, Kazakhstan
The congress will be held in a hybrid format (offline + online):
  • Offline: Paid participation, places are limited to 400 people;
  • Online: Free participation.
Congress Dates: November 1-3, 2024;
APASL Conference Dates: November 1-2, 2024;
Masterclass Dates: November 1-2, 2024.
Congress Venue: Rixos Almaty Hotel, Almaty, 506/99 Seifullin Avenue.
Masterclass Venue: Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Metabolism "Interna Clinic", Almaty, 248 Bogenbai Batyr Street.
Organizers of the Congress and Masterclasses:
  • Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Kazakh National Medical University named after S.D. Asfendiyarov
  • Kazakh Association for the Study of the Liver (KAIP) Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Metabolism "Interna Clinic"
  • LLP "International Travel Plus" (technical organizer)

Organizers of the APASL Conference:
  • Asia-Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL)
  • Kazakh Association for the Study of the Liver (KASL)
  • Armenian Association for the Study of the Liver (ARASL)
The scientific program includes plenary sessions and symposiums on the following topics: Liver cirrhosis, its common and rare complications
  • Chronic viral hepatitis
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Autoimmune liver diseases
  • Drug-induced liver injuries
  • Functional disorders of the digestive organs
  • Upper gastrointestinal tract diseases
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Infectious gastroenterology
  • Surgical gastroenterology
  • Carcinogenesis and cancer prevention in gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Orphan diseases of the digestive organs
Conference attendees
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Infectious disease specialists
  • Therapists
  • General practitioners
  • Pediatricians
  • Radiologists
Registration for the Congress and master classes
Registration is only possible for individuals.The registration fee is accepted separately for participation in the Congress events combined with the APASL conference and master classes. The registration fee is non-refundable. The amount of the registration fee depends on the method of registration (see Price) and is carried out:

  • At the site from 01.07.2024 to 25.10.2024
  • At the Congress venue from 01.11.2024 to 03.11.2024

Payment by credit card cannot be confirmed by a certificate of completion and invoice for legal entities.
After payment of the registration fee an invitation letter will be sent to your e-mail address, which you need to print out in your personal cabinet created during registration.
Taking into account the limited number of participants it is desirable to register online in advance. If the places for offline participation are finalized, there is still the possibility of free online participation.
APASL single topic conference "Liver Cirrhosis: Common and Rare Complications"
Registration fee
Offline participation (places are limited: 400 people):
  • At the site from 01.07.2024 to 25.10.2024 – 10 000 tenge
  • At the Congress venue from 01.11.2024 to 03.11.2024 – 12 000 tenge
Online participation: free
November, 01-03
Place venue
Rixos Almaty Hotel, Almaty, S, 506/99 Seifullina Ave.
Opening hours of the reception desk
November, 01-03, since 08:00-12:00
  • Attendance at Plenary Sessions, Scientific Symposia
  • Participant bag
  • Online certificate
  • Coffee breaks (for offline participation only)
  • Access to video recordings of presentations
Gala dinner
"Cultural night"

Registration fee
Offline participation (places are limited: 70 people):
  • At the site from 01.07.2024 to 25.10.2024 – 5 000 tenge
  • At the masterclasses venue from 01.11.2024 to 03.11.2024 – 7 000 tenge
November, 01-02
Place venue
Interna Clinic - Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Metabolism, Almaty, 248 Bogenbay Batyr str.
  • Attendance at master classes
  • Online certificate
  • Coffee breaks
  • Access to presentations
Submission of abstracts
  • Applications for publication of abstracts are accepted from 10.07 to 01.10.2024 separately for the Congress of CAGN (in Kazakh, Russian and English) at and APASL Conference (in English) at
Rules for submission of abstracts
  • The user who submitted the abstract to the submission system would be recognized as the Presenting Author.
  • The presenting author of an accepted abstract must be registered no later than October 01, 2024 to ensure the rights for the presentation.

Presenting Authors can submit UNLIMITED number of abstracts and can also be a co-author of another abstracts. In each abstract, there can be no more than 10 authors. If co-authors are not entered into the abstract submission system, they will not be listed as authors.

  • Languages ​​for submitting abstracts: English.
  • For optimal structure, it is recommended that the abstract should contain the Title, Author list and the Body included Background, followed by Methods, Results, and Conclusions
  • The title must be written in capital letters without highlighting, underlining or a period at the end.
  • The body should contain no more than 400 words without attachments, or 250 words when attaching one table OR one figure OR one image.
  • References (maximum of 2) can be included in the text if necessary
  • The maximum file size is 20 MB.

Each abstract can be submitted only once. The same abstract cannot be submitted for consideration in different nominations. The Organizing Committee of the Central Asian Gastroenterology Week will accept for consideration only original scientific material that has not previously been published. Abstracts will not be considered if they have previously been presented at international and local congresses and conferences.

  • The presenting author is responsible for the correct editing and accuracy of the abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as written by the author. Abstracts will be rejected if they do not contain scientific data or if their writing style is inappropriate.
  • Confirmation of receipt of the abstract will be sent to the submitting author's email address after submission. The submitting author will receive all correspondence regarding the status of the abstract and the type and timing of presentation via the email address provided at the time of abstract submission.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published in e-abstract book (electronic).
The purpose of the award is to encourage medical professionals in the field of hepatology for their active participation and achievement of high results in clinical, scientific, and pedagogical activities, the introduction of innovative technologies, and improvement of the quality of medical care provided to patients with liver diseases.

  • Applications for participation in the competition of young scientists are accepted until 01.10.2024 on the website .
  • Applications for participation in the competition for the L. K. Palgova Prize are accepted until 01.10.2024 on the website .

Detailed information about the award is available at the link below
REGULATIONS on the L.K. Palgovo Award Regulations on the L.K. Palgovo Award
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Phone: +7 778 304 35 95
Almaty city, Bogenbai Batyr 248