On behalf of
the IFSO Asia Pacific Chapter (APC), it is a great pleasure and honor to invite you to attend the 7th IFSO APC Meeting to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 26-28th November 2020.
The last IFSO-APC meeting 2019 was held in China with great success. IFSO APC congress used be held every two years, but from this year, it is held in every year.
The 7th IFSO-APC Congress President is Dr. Thejana Wijeratne, President of Sri Lanka Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (SLSMBS). SLSMBS is a new society that joined IFSO last year. Not only Dr. Thejana, but also our distinguished Scientific Organizing Committee is preparing a high standard scientific program focused on Asian Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, including Live surgery workshop, Debate sessions, Consensus session, Integrated Health sessions and so on, to cover from A to Z Bariatric and Metabolic surgery in APC.
Sri Lanka is a beautiful country, full of nature and history.You will go back home with unforgettable memories.
So, don’t miss the opportunity of an excellent scientific program and visiting abeautiful city.
See you in Colombo!
Dr. Kazunori Kasama
President of IFSO-APC
As President of the Sri Lanka Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (SLSMBS) and President of the 7th IFSO-APC Meeting 2020, it is with great honor and pleasure that I invite you to Sri Lanka for the IFSO-APC Meeting 2020.
SLSMBS being a newly formed society still in its infancy, the IFSO-APC President Dr. Kazunori Kazama and the Executive Council of IFSO APC have entrusted us with this great task of holding the meeting and workshops in November 2020.
Our Society, together with the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka, is determined to do the utmost best to make this congress a success and that all of you would benefit academically and enjoy the stay in this paradise island.
I would like to emphasize that Sri Lanka was ranked as the best tourist destination for year 2019 by “Lonely planet” and similar travel organizations, for its vast diversity, rich history, variety of attractions and unspoiled nature.
I am certain that it will be a memorable visit, especially for those who haven’t been to Sri Lanka before.
I hope to see you in a great conference followed by a fun filled vacation here in Sri Lanka soon.
President of IFSO-APC Meeting 2020