2018 Gastroparesis Symposium

Thank you for attending the 2018 Australian Symposium on Gastroparesis presented by GI Motility Disorders Unit, Western Sydney University. Gastroparesis means paralysed stomach, and sufferers have paralysis of the stomach muscles preventing natural movement. There are an estimated 125,000 gastroparesis sufferers in Australia; disproportionately affecting young women.

The symposium was hosted by Dr Vincent Ho and involve a series of short talks over the course of the day, featuring invited international and national clinical experts. Multidisciplinary speakers include Prof. Michael Camilleri from the Mayo Clinic, clinical psychologist Dr. Simon Knowles, dietitian Jessica Peters and many other experts.

Video recordings of the symposium and speakers will be available next Friday (9th March 2018).

Download the 2018 Australian Symposium on Gastroparesis program (PDF, 497KB)

Download the Catering Menu for the Symposium (PDF, 71KB)

Register here
Only open to health care professionals
Admission is free (lunch and tea included)

Saturday 24th February 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Lecture Theatre 206, Ground Floor
School of Medicine, Building 30
Western Sydney University
Corner Narellan Road and Gilchrist Drive
Campbelltown, Sydney 2560

CPD points
Certificates of attendance and hours will be issued to attendees to enable claiming of CPD points for this event.

Getting here

The School of Medicine is located at the Western Sydney University Campbelltown campus map (opens in a new window).

By public transport - The WSU campus is on the Sydney Trains T2 Airport Line. Alight at Macarthur train station for a 5 minute walk to the School of Medicine. Macarthur station is approximately 40 minutes from the airport Domestic or International stations and 1 hour from city central by trains.

By car - From Sydney City or Airport follow the M5 motorway until it merges with the Hume Highway. The WSU Campbelltown Campus is at the Narellan Road exit on the Hume highway. Approximately 40 minutes from the airport or 50 minutes from city central by car. Parking is available in front the School of Medicine, Building 30.

Parking - Parking is available in front of School of Medicine (Building 30) and provided for free on the day in the yellow parking bays. Please download the Parking Waver and display on your dashboard


Rydges Campbelltown
15 Old Menangle Rd, Campbelltown NSW 2560
(02) 4622 4900

The Hermitage Campbelltown
5 Grange Rd, Leumeah NSW 2560
(02) 4628 1144

Quest Campbelltown
1 Rennie Rd, Woodbine NSW 2560
(02) 4622 4900


If you have any questions please contact event coordinators Jennifer Greer and Jerry Zhou at: swsgimotility@gmail.com

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