It gives me immense pleasure to invite you all to the 17 th Annual Conference of the Indian Chapter of International Hepato Pancreato Billiary Association on 24 rd to 26 th January 2020 at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
IHPBA-INDIA 2020 cherishes the theme HPB Surgery: Then and Now.
The experts in the conference intend to throw light on the evolution in the last few decades that has brought accuracy and precision and the shift in the management paradigm in the field of hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery.
The conference will witness an amalgamation of stalwarts in the field of HPB surgery from national and international arena.
Bhubaneswar, the smart city plays the important role as a regional gateway to the Golden Tourist Triangle of Puri, Konark and Chilka lake. The rich cultural heritage of Odisha with its scenic landscape & the ever-pleasing weather in the month of January, will surely go a long way in offering a life time experience to you and your family.
Eagerly looking forward to your participation.
Dr. Mohammad Ibrarullah
Namaste and a warm welcome from the temple city of India – Bhubaneswar!
It is indeed a matter of privilege to be your host for the 17th Annual Conference of IHPB-India scheduled on 24th, 25th & 26th January-2020 at Hotel Swosti Premium - Bhubaneswar.
Considering the rapid changes in HPB Surgery, there couldn’t have been a better theme than the one for this occasion - HPB Surgery: Then and Now. The field of Hepato-Pancerato-Billiary Surgery has witnessed major changes over the last few years. This has been possible majorly due to our clinicians who are eager to upgrade themselves with technological advancements.
While various renowned and internationally acclaimed clinicians have given their kind consent to be a part of this event, I am sure that the presence of each one of you shall expand the knowledge pool further. The 3-day program shall include workshops, CMEs, symposia, lectures, debates, paper presentations and all that is essential in making this conference a complete one.
The word Bhubaneswar means “God’s World” and the city exhibits a confluence of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain heritage boasting of some of the finest Kalingan temples down the centuries. A famous tourist spot, this city preserves its past while progressing into the future. The cultural tradition of this city is rich and second to none in the Indian subcontinent. I am sure that you would have a splendid time during your stay as January is one of the most pleasant times to visit this city.
I eagerly await to see you all at Bhubaneswar!
Chief Patron - Mr. Sudhir M Diggikar
Regional Chief Executive Officer - Odisha & Chhattisgarh Apollo Hospitals
Apollo Hospitals, Bhubaneswar
Joint Organising Secretary & Secretary Hospitality
Secretary, Scientific Committee
Secretary, Scientific Committee
Secretary, Registration & Accommodation
Spot Programme Coordinator
Dr. Sadananda Meher
Bhubaneswar is an ancient city in India’s eastern state of Odisha, formerly Orissa. Many temples built from sandstone are dotted around Bindu Sagar Lake in the old city, including the 11th-century Hindu Lingaraja Temple. Outside Rajarani Temple are sculpted figures of the guardians of the 8 cardinal and ordinal directions. Jain antiques, weaponry and indigenous pattachitra paintings fill the Odisha State Museum.