Through this congress, multidisciplinary exchange of knowledge and experiences were facilitated, together with cutting-edge educational sessions, workshops, and interactive debates.

During the first day, experts discussed a wide array of clinical and research topics, highlighting the most recent advances across the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy, including the role of artificial intelligence systems in endoscopy, endoscopic treatment of obesity, and the latest therapies for inflammatory bowel disease, all of which are major local issues in the UAE. Attendees were also able to participate in educational sessions, workshops, and interactive debates, which shared best practices in the field from around the world and enabled them to collaborate to tackle complex problems that reduce barriers to improving care.