Welcome to the IAPEN - International Conference on Digestive Disorders, 23-24 February 2013, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Welcome to the IAPEN - International Conference on Digestive Disorders, 23-24 February 2013, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (IAPEN) is an organization in the field of parenteral and enteral nutrition and promotes basic research, clinical research, advanced education, organization of consensus statements about clinical care and quality control.

The International Conference on Digestive Disorders is hosted and organized by IAPEN - Bangalore Regional Center and IAPEN - Tirupathi Regional Center on 23-24 February 2013 at Hotel Bliss, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, India. The conference theme is Opportunities and Challenges in Digestive Disorders Research.

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The conference plenary talks include Nutrition for Health Promotion and Digestive Disorders Prevention, Medical and Surgical Management of Liver & Pancreatic diseases, Intestinal Failure, Hepatoma and Cholangiocarcinoma, Probiotics, Pseudo-obstruction, Neuro-endocrine Tumours, Cystic Disease of the Pancreas and Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding.

The last session on 24th February 2013 will be nursing symposia that celebrates the nurses contributions to patient care (Plenary talks, workshop and falicitation of nurses). After the symposium, the participant should be better able to: 1) Identify the newest therapies and guidelines for managing wounds, pain, asthma, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, therapy, and more, 2) Identify your own position, role, and plan of action during ethical, legal, or interpersonal conflicts in the workplace and 3) Demonstrate skills learned at workshops and discussions that will help enhance your clinical competency and decision-making ability.

Scientific Paper Presentation: The scientific committee of the IAPEN conference seeks abstracts in the enclosed format for oral presentation on topics relevant to the conference. Accepted abstracts will be published in the souvenir/proceedings and selected full length papers will be forwarded to The Indian Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition for consideration towards publication. Abstracts need to be sent as an email attachment to The acceptance details will be intimated by email. Author instructions can be downloaded from journal website (

Important Dates
Early Bird Registration starting date:  November 5th, 2012
Early Bird Registration ending date:   January 25th, 2013
Last date of submission of abstract:  December 20th, 2012 January 20th, 2013
Intimation of acceptance:               December 25th, 2012 January 25th, 2013
Submission of full length paper:        February 5th, 2013
Submission of abstracts closed:        January 26th, 2013

Registration Details: Download registration form

Conference Venue: Hotel Bliss, Renigunta Road, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Tel : 0091 877 2237773/ 0091 877 5563773; Fax: 0091 877 2237774; EMail:

Hotel Bliss

It is the unmissable event of the year for anyone who works or has an interest in this area. For the first time under one roof you will have:

  • Leading experts discussing key malnutrition and food adulteration issues

  • High impact symposia

  • Four state of the art lectures by expert speakers

  • Over >100 abstracts ---- Paper presentation competition

Join IAPEN today to help our important work and benefit from fantastic savings for paper presentation competition and award function.

Organizing Secretary
R R Siva Kiran
International Conference on Digestive Disorders
Regional Coordinator
Bangalore Regional Center
No. 585, 2nd floor, H M T Layout,
Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Pin: 560097
Phone:+ 91 80 41108677; Mob: 0091 9986795754;  Email:

Accommodation Information
We are pleased to advise that we are handling complete responsibility of accommodation of participants.Accommodation is not exclusive to IAPEN Members therefore if you have any colleagues that wish to be accommodated in the same hotel we will be happy to reserve their rooms too. Email to for more information about accommodation.

Delegates will be provided with transportation facility from Chennai/Bangalore to conference venue on 23rd and 24th February, 2013. Email to for more information about transportation.

Government officers
Free transportation along with dearness allowance will be provided to all government officials participating in this international conference on Digestive Disorders. Email to the organizing secretary for more details about the transportation facility.

About Tirupati
Tirupati is a major pilgrimage and cultural city in the Chittoor district. Tirupati is 250 kilometres east of Bangalore and 150 kilometres north of Chennai. Accommodation and transportation facilities will be provided to the participants staying in Chennai or Bangalore. Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is a Hindu temple in the hill town of Tirumala, near Tirupati. The temple is the richest pilgrimage center of any faith (at more than INR 50,000 crore) and the most-visited place of worship in the world. The temple is visited by about 50,000 to 100,000 pilgrims daily (30 to 40 million people annually on average), while on special occasions and festivals, like the annual Brahmotsavam, the number of pilgrims shoots up to 500,000, making it the most-visited holy place in the world. (From Wiki)