This year IDDF is attached to APDW so please submit your abstracts through the APDW website.
Deadline: 30 April 2017 (Hong Kong Time)

Young Investigator Award

We are still offering our YIA, independent of the APDW rewards. We want to reward and recognise young investigators for their outstanding research in gastroenterology and hepatology. lf you have produced research that you are proud of, that you want to share with the international community, submit an abstract to get the award you deserve!

*You must be a national of a country in the Asia Pacific region.
Award Value
  • Winner (1): 1500 USD
    Runners-up (2): 1000 USD each

Selection Process

Abstract Selection

Submit your abstract for oral presentation. It will be selected according to the score assigned by our committee. The best 3 abstracts will receive the YIA. The result will be announced in June 2017.

Assessment The quality of abstracts will be determined by the following criteria:
Originality 20% *
Methodology and design 20% *
Appropriateness of data analysis 20% *
Significance of results 20% *
Clinical relevance and utility 20% *


Oral Presentation

If your abstract is selected, you must present it orally to be qualified for the awards. The presentation time and date will be scheduled between 08:30 and 12:00 on Monday, 25 September 2017. Each presentation is for 10 minutes followed by 5 minutes of discussion.

Award Presentation
  • Awardees will be invited to the faculty dinner held on Sunday evening, 24 September 2017 where the awards will be presented.

Submit an abstract now! You deserve reward and recognition for your endeavours.

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Contact us

IDDF Project Team

  • Room 94020, 7/F, Lui Che Woo Clinical
    Sciences Building, Prince of Wales
    Hospital, Shatin, New Territories,
    Hong Kong
  • (852) 2637 3212
  • (852) 2646 8915