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Calling all GIs: Now you can register!

Want to enjoy world class science via our virtual congress platform? Interested in keeping on track with your training and earning 11 CME credits?

At PGT Virtual from October 22-23, 2021, join lively experiences containing interactive audience voting, tricky clinical cases, controversial debates, real-time faculty engagement via our Q&A chat tool, and exciting video cases.

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Our myUEG Community is your connection to an international and multidisciplinary digestive health community. A plethora of outstanding free resources and educational activities await you. Become a myUEG Associate or myUEG Young GI Associate for free, December 2021. Grow a diverse network of friends, colleagues, peers and collaborators within the digestive health community via our new, exclusive My Connect networking feature.

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UEG Education is your one-stop shop for interactive learning and hosts a variety of educational resources, ranging from on-demand recordings to the popular Mistakes in... series.

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Four Sessions. Fantastic Faculty. Fresh Discussions. Access to all recordings of Virtual Summer School 2021 is available for € 20. 

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October 8 – 11, 2022
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The pulse of cutting-edge science in digestive health

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!   

We invite you to submit your next paper with UEG Journal, and get your work more widely seen, read, and cited

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Upcoming Events
October 03 - 05, 2021
UEG Week Virtual 2021
Austria
Organiser: United European Gastroenterology

Abstract submission for UEG Week Virtual 2021 will be open February 22 – April 9, 2021. With our congress in a virtual format, this year is truly your opportunity to share your voice, your research and your science with the entire world.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 997 16 39
October 07 - 09, 2021
18th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism
Romania
Organiser: ESBRA 2021

On behalf of the organizing committee of the ESBRA 2021 Congress, we are happy to welcome you to the 18th Congress of the European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism in Timisoara, Romania. The congress will take place at the newly opened Timisoara Convention Center.

This is the first time to have an ESBRA conference or any meeting on Alcoholism in Romania. Romania is a diverse and beautiful country in the South Eastern Part of Europe with a long and rich history and cultural heritage, one of the most dynamically growing economies in Europe.

As part of ESBRA’s major goal to support, network and promote education, science and patient care in alcohol-related disorders, we are establishing for the first time a general CME credited postgraduate course on Alcoholism and Alcohol-related disorders, targeted not only for the specialist but also to wider audience including medical students and general practitioners or specialists from other medical areas.

Contact:
Phone: +49 179 2650322
October 07 - 09, 2021
Bleeding, Thrombosis, and Vascular Liver Diseases
Switzerland
Organiser: EASL

EASL is delighted to announce the launch of Bleeding, Thrombosis, and Vascular Liver Diseases, taking place 7–9 October in Geneva (Switzerland).

Liver disease is associated with haemostatic alterations that may lead to both bleeding and thrombotic complications that are an important cause of morbidity and mortality. This EASL–VALDIG meeting will focus on the pathogenesis and management of patients with haemostatic alterations. Special interest will be paid to multidisciplinary management and identification of future areas of research.

The programme will outline the current and newly generated evidence regarding haemostatic alterations, in relation to thrombosis and bleeding complications in patients with liver disease. The programme will cover the main areas of interest such us management of haemostatic alterations in patients undergoing invasive procedures and treatment of portal vein thrombosis (PVT) in liver transplant candidates. A part of the programme will be dedicated to reviewing the new data generated in the field of vascular liver diseases. To highlight the importance of the multidisciplinary management and the strong need to perform collaborative studies, we will provide a mix of speakers, from different clinical and scientific backgrounds, patient organisations, and European policy officers. Moreover, we will revise and compare the available guidelines on haemostasis in patients with liver disease.

Contact:
Phone: +41 (0) 22 807 03 60
October 07 - 08, 2021
International Workshop on Liver and Gut Fibrosis
Spain
Organiser: University of Valencia-Digestive Pharmacology and Inflammation Research Unit

The International Workshop on Liver and Gut Fibrosis will take place in Valencia, Spain on 7-8 October 2021. Organized by the University of Valencia, sponsored by CIBEREHD and FISABIO, and endorsed by several scientific societies, this event will bring together basic scientists and clinical experts to explore the molecular mechanisms involved in the various types of fibrosis and to determine those that are common to different organs, particularly the gut and liver. It will seek a translational approach to exploring options that might improve current therapies and new pharmacological targets that could relieve the burden of fibrosis for millions of patients.

The event, which will be held at ADEIT-Fundació Universitat-Empresa de València, in the historic centre of the beautiful Mediterranean city of Valencia, is aimed at clinicians and basic/translational researchers from universities and research institutes, as well as professionals working in hospitals and health services (resident doctors, medical students and nurses).

Registration is open and participants can attend in person or online. The deadline for abstract submission is 8 September.

The complete programme and all the information about the workshop is available on the website https://congresos.adeituv.es/fibrosisvalencia2020/, on Twitter https://twitter.com/pharmacologyvlc and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/farmacologiavalenciauv  

Contact:
Phone: +34 96 3864624 / + 34 670677815
October 18 - 20, 2021
XXVII United Russian Gastroenterology Week
Russian Federation
Organiser: Russian Gastroenterological Association

The United Russian Gastroenterology Week is the largest and most representative Congress of gastroenterology and related specialties in Russian Federation and CIS. The scientific program, full of interesting and meaningful presentations, lecturers and clinical cases, enables this year the virtual participants to tap deeper into the latest achievements of the GUT diseases etiology and pathogenesis exploration. Most important, it gives audience the tools to further development their diagnosis and treatment competency.

Contact:
Phone: +7 926 213-25-52
October 22 - 23, 2021
Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week
Austria
Organiser: United European Gastroenterology (UEG)

We are proud to offer a virtual education event, for which a “best of” Postgraduate Teaching from previous UEG Weeks has been selected.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 997 16 39
October 22 - 27, 2021
ACG 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting & Postgraduate Course
USA
Organiser: ACG - Amer. College of Gastro

The American College of Gastroenterology is a recognized leader in educating GI professionals and the general public about digestive disorders. There mission is to advance world-class care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders through excellence, innovation and advocacy in the areas of scientific investigation, education, prevention, and treatment.

Contact:
Phone: 301.263.9000
October 25 - 26, 2021
The 9th European Congress of Endoscopic Ultrasonography with live Demonstration
Romania
Organiser: PROevents & Conference

The 9th EGEUS Congress will approach all the hot topics and will provide cutting edge information about the latest practices and ongoing research in EUS.

Due to the current pandemic situation, this year the meeting will have the format of a hybrid event with limited on spot participation.

The hybrid event developed for this meeting, will show features of a real onsite meeting/course with participants remotely connected to attend real time live demonstrations, lectures, debates, and video presentations. Formats are intended to offer all opportunities for interaction allowing attendees to interact by asking questions to the speakers, participate in the discussion, all this with speakers, faculty members and attendees remotely connected from any location worldwide.

This congress will be organized under the auspices of the European Group for Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EGEUS) in collaboration with the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology (SRGH), the Romanian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SRED) and the Romanian Working Group of Endoscopic Ultrasonography (GREUS).

Contact:
Phone: 004.0752.168.819
October 28 - 30, 2021
Great Debates & Updates in Gastrointestinal Malignancies October
USA
Organiser: HMP Global

Join us for a unique educational experience. In this debate-style series, nationally recognized thought leaders take opposing sides on clinical, and sometimes controversial, topics currently disrupting the practice of GI oncology. To make this year's Great Debates & Updates in Gastrointestinal Malignancies series more accessible, all four dates of our 2021 series will now take place virtually.

Contact:
Phone: 800.233.0957
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.

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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 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