The Liver Week 2018June 14-16, 2018Grand Hyatt IncheonHosted byThe Korean Association for the Study of the Liver (KASL)Co-hosted byThe Korean Association of HBP Surgery (KAHBPS)The Korean Liver Cancer Association (KLCA)The Korean Liver Transplantation Society (KLTS)The theme of The Liver Week 2018, "Navigating Future Advances in Hepatology", is purposed to encourage all participants to study the recent research trends and views related to liver disorders from the perspectives of eminent experts, and to facilitate the exchange of up-to-date information on liver diseases with your fellow attendees, all with the ultimate goal of revitalizing our research. The organizing committee has prepared an attractive and invaluable scientific program focused on the latest trends, issues, and advances made in various areas including hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, and more.In particular, this year's program seeks to achieve a breakthrough change from the past. Debate sessions and various joint symposia have been organized for the discussion of major clinical issues. We have also invited the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC)to participate in the policy forum by actively participating in the shaping of future policy. On the last day, a lecture and a hands-on course for abdominal ultrasound specialist certification and relevant major education will be conducted.