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UEG Journal is our international forum for research in digestive health. It focuses on providing coverage of both translational as well as clinical studies. UEG Journal has a new increased Impact Factor of 4.623!   

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Our mission is to foster discoveries in digestive health

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November 04 - 07, 2021
JDDW 2021
Japan
Organiser: JDDW

The 29th Japan Digestive Disease Week (JDDW 2021) will be held over four days from November 4 (Thu.) to 7 (Sun.), 2021. JDDW is comprised of four official member societies, namely the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, the Japan Society of Hepatology, and the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, and a participating society, namely, the Japanese Society of Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening (JSGCS).

It is one of Japan’s largest organizations in the field of digestive diseases. JDDW 2021 will also host the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, the 102nd Congress of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, the 25th General Meeting of the Japan Society of Hepatology, the 19th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, and the 59th General Meeting of the Japanese Society of Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening.

JDDW 2021 may change to hold the congress in a hybrid congress (both on-site and virtual) depending on the infection status of COVID-19.

Contact:
November 17 - 18, 2021
European Cancer Summit 2021
Belgium
Organiser: European Cancer Organisation

European Cancer Summit 2021   

17 & 18 November 2021, Brussels & Virtual    

From Plans to Action      

Every year, the European Cancer Organisation (E.C.O.) brings together leading oncology experts, experienced patient advocates, key opinion leaders, policy makers and politicians to discuss key issues in reducing the burden of cancer, saving, and improving the lives of patients and the public.        

The European Cancer Summit 2021 on 17 & 18 November will focus on the implementation of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan and the EU Cancer Mission’s recommendations, including through the nine E.C.O. Focused Topic Networks.     

More information about the European Cancer Summit 2021 programme, confirmed speakers and registration is available at europeancancer.org/summit.   

Contact:
Phone: +32 2 775 02 00
November 19 - 20, 2021
XXIX annual meeting of the Spanish Association of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ASENEM)
Spain
Organiser: Anna Accarino

The annual meeting of the Asociación Española de Neuroastroenterologia y Motilidad (ASENEM) is back in a face-to face format.

The faculty includes national and international experts in different fields of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. The topics range from the news on oesophagal, gastroduodenal, colonic and anorectal disorders.

Contact:
Phone: +34 696403455
November 24 - 27, 2021
WCES 2021
Spain
Organiser: EAES

WCES 2021 will be held in Barcelona, Spain from Wednesday 24 November through Saturday 27 November 2021.

Contact:
Phone: +31 40 252 52 88
November 28 - December 01, 2021
European Colorectal Congress 2021 - ECC 2021
Switzerland
Organiser: Medkongress AG

The 15th European Colorectal Congress (ECC 2021) might be held in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland in 2021

The European Colorectal Congress brings together experts who will provide pearls of wisdom for the contemporary management of a wide range of colorectal diseases in a didactic format, including surgical anatomy and techniques, imaging, and perioperative care.

Contact:
Phone: +41 71 282 06 04
November 28 - December 01, 2021
European Colorectal Congress 2021 - ECC 2021
Switzerland
Organiser: Medkongress AG

The 15th European Colorectal Congress (ECC 2021) might be held in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland in 2021

The European Colorectal Congress brings together experts who will provide pearls of wisdom for the contemporary management of a wide range of colorectal diseases in a didactic format, including surgical anatomy and techniques, imaging, and perioperative care.

Contact:
Phone: +41 71 282 06 04
December 09 - 11, 2021
GASTRO 2020 Prague - A Joint Meeting WGO/CSG
Czech Republic
Organiser: WGO

The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) appointed the Czech Society of Gastroenterology to host its biyearly international conference, Gastro 2020, in Prague, Czech Republic.

As an event organized jointly by WGO and the Czech Society of Gastroenterology together with the Czech Society of Hepatology, Czech Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology, and Czech Society of Surgery, Gastro 2020, is to be held in 9–11 December 2021.

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December 09 - 11, 2021
Gastro 2021 Prague A Joint Meeting WGO/CSG
Czech Republic
Organiser: GUARANT International spol. s r.o.

This event - Gastro 2021 Prague A Joint Meeting WGO/CSG is taking place ONLINE.

Contact:
Phone: +420 284 001 444
December 12 - 15, 2021
World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) 2021
United Arab Emirates
Organiser: WGO & EGHS

WCOG  the World Congress of Gastroenterology  is organized by World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society (EGHS). This onsite medical conference will be held from Dec 12 - 15, 2021 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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February 03 - 05, 2022
Liver Cancer Summit 2022
Portugal
Organiser: EASL

The scientific programme of the three-day Liver Cancer Summit 2022 will provide delegates with a live experience dedicated entirely to primary liver cancers. International experts will deliver up-to-date talks on basic, translational, and clinical studies on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), and rare primary liver cancers.

The format will combine state-of-the-art educational lectures and lively debates, with numerous occasions to interact with the experts. Because the boundaries are currently moving fast, global approaches will be highlighted, whether this directly affects HCC and CCA in basic aspects, global epidemiology of liver tumours or treatment combination strategies.

Who should attend the summit

Liver Cancer Summit 2022 promises to bring together all of you engaged in tackling liver cancer, including:

  • clinicians and scientists, basic and clinical, from all fields related to liver cancer
  • investigators, physicians, surgeons, radiologists, biologists
  • nurses and allied health professionals
  • patient organisations
  • members of the biotech and pharmaceutical industries

We strongly encourage young clinicians and scientists to apply for the support we offer, such as waiving fees for the best accepted abstracts from Young Investigators. You are key to conquering liver cancer!

Contact:
Phone: +41 (0) 22 807 03 60
February 16 - 19, 2022
17th Congress of ECCO - INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES
Austria
Organiser: European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation

The 17th Congress of ECCO will be a physical congress after more than one year of virtual meetings, taking place in Vienna from February 16-19, 2022. During which we aim to catch up festively with the celebration of ECCO’s 20th anniversary. 

This programme will include sessions on telemedicine, modern mentoring of IBD, COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 infections and much more. Top specialists will provide new insights into the real burden of IBD, the Optimal management of disease complications, the best way to monitor our patients and present the ultimate therapeutic goals. The Basic Science Session: from basic science to practical approach will discuss the implementation of recent findings into hands-on practice.

Additionally, the Scientific Programme will be live streamed and available on-demand on our virtual platform once the congress is over.

In well-established tradition, you can also register for a broad range of educational activities which address the multi-disciplinary IBD community with over 16 courses and guarantee a great F2F learning experience for its participants.

 We cannot wait to meet you all in person again in Vienna at the world's biggest Congress for IBD- the ECCO Congress.

 

Contact:
Phone: +43 (0)1 710 22 42-0
February 17 - 19, 2022
International Conference on Fatty Liver (ICFL 2022)
Austria
Organiser: Kenes Group

ICFL focuses on unifying the global knowledge of Fatty Liver, which has the potential to yield valuable research through multidisciplinary involvement.

ICFL 2022 will focus on the clinical and practical approach for diagnosing and treating Fatty Liver. It will offer a variety of training opportunities and Master classes, raising awareness across all specialties to help guide and treat our patients, increase our knowledge on the early warning signs, and provide access to a wider spectrum of data/research from a multidisciplinary point of view.

The scientific program will explore what is new in diagnostics and therapeutics modalities and bring together a wider community to network and share knowledge.

Contact:
Phone: +359885809359
April 06 - 10, 2022
International Liver Congress 2022
United Kingdom
Organiser: EASL

Savour science together again

Remember the pleasure of face-to-face events? We’re looking forward to enjoying them again: the happy coincidences, the chance meetings at conferences, networking in person during coffee breaks, chatting with fellow delegates as you stroll to your next presentation, bumping into somebody you haven’t seen for years.

New model, but with best of ILC tradition

At ILC 2022 in London, we’ll bring this all back to you, safely. But in a new model, reshaping our scientific programme, offering a fresh experience, merging the very best of ILC tradition and cutting-edge developments. With more time for reflection, more space for comfort. The session rooms, networking locations, catering, exhibition, poster area, and shared spaces will be set up according to optimal prevailing health and safety precautions. We will build on decades of ILC traditions, improving it with emerging insights.

Digital extension

ILC 2022 will offer best of class onsite learning and community experience in London. With a scalable digital extension to allow those, especially our newly won digital audiences, to participate online and on demand.

Relish the ILC 2022 experience, then savour the moments for months to come, at home on EASL Campus.

Contact:
Phone: +410228070360
May 13 - 15, 2022
ENDO 2022: The 3rd World Congress of GI Endoscopy of WEO
Organiser: The World Endoscopy Organization (WEO)

The World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) is a non-profit umbrella organization leading the promotion of high quality and safe endoscopy worldwide, through training, education and research.

WEO has successfully organised global endoscopy meetings first in Hyderabad, India in 2017 and the second meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil earlier in 2020. Both these meetings had over 3,000 delegates in attendance coming from more than 70 countries.

ENDO 2022, the third edition of the World Congress will be organized in conjunction with the 103rd Congress of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society and will take place in Kyoto, Japan in May 13-15, 2022.

For more information visit the WEO website at http://www.worldendo.org.

Contact:
Phone: 004989907793625
May 31 - June 03, 2022
33rd ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course
Austria
Organiser: European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology

After two years of Virtual Annual Meetings, we are extremely happy and excited to finally meet face to face
again and we hope that you will join us in Lisbon, Portugal from May 31 to June 3, 2022!

The ESGAR Annual Meeting will be held at the Lisbon Congress Centre – CCL. The Congress Centre is
located close to the river Tagus and the historical and cultural heritage of Belem, just a few minutes
from the city centre, in a prime area with a vast transport supply.

The ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course is the primary and largest meeting on gastrointestinal
and abdominal radiology worldwide. Experts in the field present the current state of the art in gastrointestinal
and abdominal radiology, discuss practical aspects and debate on hot topics.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 535 89 27 
May 31 - June 03, 2022
33rd ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course
Austria
Organiser: European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology

After two years of Virtual Annual Meetings, we are extremely happy and excited to finally meet face to face
again and we hope that you will join us in Lisbon, Portugal from May 31 to June 3, 2022!

The ESGAR Annual Meeting will be held at the Lisbon Congress Centre – CCL. The Congress Centre is
located close to the river Tagus and the historical and cultural heritage of Belem, just a few minutes
from the city centre, in a prime area with a vast transport supply.

The ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course is the primary and largest meeting on gastrointestinal
and abdominal radiology worldwide. Experts in the field present the current state of the art in gastrointestinal
and abdominal radiology, discuss practical aspects and debate on hot topics.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 535 89 27 
September 03 - 06, 2022
44th ESPEN Congress : Eat and Move - Vienna, Austria
Switzerland
Organiser: MCI

On behalf of the European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN), we would like to welcome you to the ESPEN Congress 2022, which will be held for the 4th time in Vienna. After two years of virtual events, we hopefully have a chance to meet in person again. The global pandemic affected not just our health, but also the way we live, work, and preform education. We live in the times of a “brave new world”.

This Congress is the result of the collaboration of three countries: Austria, Croatia and Slovenia.  We believe that this common abundance of history, culture and science is a guarantee that the ESPEN Congress 2022 will be an outstanding congress in an unforgettable setting.

With this international collaboration, we have developed a program that will continue with the past traditions of innovation and improvement of nutritional care and education of all professions involved in the field of nutrition and metabolism. We encourage all of you to actively participate and exchange your valuable experience – curiosity isn't just a way of understanding the world, it is a way of changing it.

Contact:
Phone: 0041 22 33 99 580