MISSION

APELS cultivates and promotes intensive learning culture to enhance professional competencies and improve skills in endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery in the Asia-Pacific region to meet the ever-changing challenges in today's clinical area.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to the travel restrictions and quarantine measures around the globe resulting from the current international health emergency, we regret to inform you that the following events are postponed. This was a difficult decision to make, however, health and safety are always our first consideration for all parties involved. We hope the situation will be brought under control soon.

The APELS team is deeply saddened by these unprecedented circumstances, and our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected. Thank you in advance for your understanding and we look forward to welcoming you in our next event soon.

8th Nurse Training Workshop

The 8th Nurse Training Workshop was originally scheduled to be held on 23 February 2020 in China has been postponed. At present, we are not in a position to propose a replacement date, but we will keep you duly informed when a new date is confirmed.

9th Lower GI Training Course (Advanced Level)

The 9th Lower GI Training Course (Advanced Level) was originally scheduled to be held on 2-3 April 2020 in Korea has been postponed. New dates will be announced.

8th Upper GI Training Course (Advanced Level)

The 8th Upper GI Training Course (Advanced Level) was originally scheduled to be held on 13-14 June 2020 in Hong Kong has been postponed to 19-20 December 2020. All previous applications remain valid for the new date. We are now extending the application deadline to Monday, 31 August 2020 as so to allow applicants more time to submit their applications.