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Our first-ever hybrid congress was a great success!

More than 10,800 individuals registered for UEG Week from over 115 countries and over 4,000 registered for our Postgraduate Teaching (PGT) programme, with approximately 80% joining in-person in Vienna. Check out the highlight pictures, congress review and more! 

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The White Book 2 has been published!

Data from the pan-European study, commissioned by UEG on the burden of digestive diseases and associated research gaps, highlights worrying increases in the prevalence of several digestive diseases since 2000. Browse through the full study and join us at UEG Week for its unveiling in our new Live TV Studio Session, "Digestive diseases: Big burden, low funding?"

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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 today! Grow a diverse network of friends, colleagues, peers and collaborators via our new, exclusive My Connect networking feature.

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In cooperation with our member societies we provide a comprehensive repository of standards and guidelines in digestive health and carry out further quality improvement initiatives. Our brand new GI Guidelines App is now available free of charge for Android and iPhone devices.

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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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Calling all clinicians: Summer School 2023 is back June 9 – 10. Application opens beginning of February! Get excited to experience our course, back and better-than-ever in a fully hands-on, face-to-face format.

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Tap into the experience of our experts! This series of in-depth article covers typical mistakes made in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases.

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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 6.866!   

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Upcoming Events
January 01 - December 31, 2022
ESDO Learning Bytes
Austria
Organiser: European Society of Digestive Oncology

The ESDO learning bytes initiative, launched by the Young Group of the European Society of Digestive Oncology, provides short educational videos and slide decks targeting digestive oncology trainees and clinicians of various multidisciplinary background.  The project aims to help the target audience to gain very practical and clinically relevant information regarding basic oncology topics and problems.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 4051383 38
December 01, 2022
UEG Webinar | Obesity care: From guidelines to clinical practice
Austria
Organiser: UEG

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 18:30 – 19:30 CET

 

Expert speakers: 
Stephan Bischoff, Germany
Cristina Cuerda, Spain 

Moderator: 
Johann Ockenga, Germany

Why to attend:
The “European Guideline on Obesity care in patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases – joint ESPEN/UEG guideline” that is presented in this webinar offers for the first time evidence- and consensus-based advice on how to care for patients with chronic gastrointestinal diseases and concomitant obesity, an increasingly frequent constellation in clinical practice.

Find out more and register for this webinar

Contact:
Phone: +43 699 1997 16 32
December 05 - 08, 2022
IDf 2022
Portugal

The IDF Virtual Congress 2021 will provide an update on the latest research, treatments and tools to manage, treat and prevent diabetes complications. The ultimate goal is to improve outcomes and quality of life for people with diabetes.

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December 12 - 14, 2022
World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) 2022
United Arab Emirates

On behalf of the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) and the Emirates Gastroenterology & Hepatology Society (EGHS) we look forward to welcoming you to Dubai, for the World Congress of Gastroenterology 2022.

This is the second time that EGHS partners with WGO and is proud and honored to hold the World Congress for the first time in the Middle East, WCOG 2022 from 12-14 December 2022.

We are committed to developing an inspiring and highly engaging scientific program featuring highly respected international and regional faculty, comprised of keynote lectures, live transmission sessions, hands-on workshops, post-graduate courses, case-based video presentations, peer-reviewed oral and poster sessions and much more!

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December 15 - 16, 2022
ESGAR Virtual Workshop - optimising the role of CT in abdominal imaging
Austria
Organiser: ESGAR

The refined technical developments of CT require an improved knowledge from the radiologists and technologists for fully exploiting the CT scanners’ potential. The protocols of state-of the art CT scanners therefore need to be frequently optimized to improve patient safety and care. The aim of the workshop is to discuss important aspects of abdominal CT imaging including radiation safety, protocol optimization, contrast media application, multi-energy CT as well as reporting of abdominal CT studies. The format will include formal lectures, interactive case-based discussions, and Q & A sessions.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 535 89 27
January 19 - 21, 2023
Annual Meeting & General Assembly
The Netherlands
Organiser: AC Forum

In Rotterdam

Contact:
Phone: +353 51644040
March 01 - 04, 2023
European Chron´s and Colitis Organisation 18th Congress
Denmark
Organiser: ECCO: European Chron´s and Colitis Organisation

Dear Friends,

It is our pleasure to invite you to the 18th Congress of ECCO that will take place in Copenhagen on March 1-4, 2023.

The past two years showed us that the IBD community remains together despite the circumstances that only allowed us to meet digitally, and we all look very much forward to gather again and to have the real interaction that we have always enjoyed so much. The Bella Center in Copenhagen will host the ECCO family for what I believe will be a very special congress for us all.

We will have a fascinating Scientific Programme revolving around the theme “Sequencing in IBD” held by the best professionals in the field of IBD and gastroenterology.

In parallel, the 15 courses included in our well-known and very demanded Educational Programme will offer again a unique learning experience to the participants.

The online version of the congress will be available through our virtual platform during and after the congress days for those who cannot travel or missed a presentation. Additionally, our delegates will be constantly up-to-date about what’s going on by using the ECCO IBD App.

Finally, and after three years of virtual meetings, face to face discussions in the congress venue will take place again. You will also have the chance to stop by the ECCO booth and find out about the latest initiatives, visit the Poster Exhibition and read about the brilliant work of many colleagues and walk around the Industry Exhibition. And yes, we can also promise some entertainment… you won’t be disappointed!

Check out the ECCO 2023 Congress website and don’t miss the dates to register!

See you soon! 

Contact:
Phone: +43 (0)1 710 22 42-0
March 01 - 04, 2023
ECCO IBD
Denmark
Organiser: ECCO

Dear ECCO IBD Community,
Dear Friends,

It is my pleasure to invite you to the 18th Congress of ECCO that will take place in Copenhagen on March 1-4, 2023.

The past two years showed us that the IBD community remains together despite the circumstances that only allowed us to meet digitally, and we all look very much forward to gather again and to have the real interaction that we have always enjoyed so much. The Bella Center in Copenhagen will host the ECCO family for what I believe will be a very special congress for us all.

We will have a fascinating Scientific Programme revolving around the theme “Sequencing in IBD” held by the best professionals in the field of IBD and gastroenterology.

In parallel, the 15 courses included in our well-known and very demanded Educational Programme will offer again a unique learning experience to the participants.

The online version of the congress will be available through our virtual platform during and after the congress days for those who cannot travel or missed a presentation. Additionally, our delegates will be constantly up-to-date about what’s going on by using the ECCO IBD App.

Finally, and after three years of virtual meetings, face to face discussions in the congress venue will take place again. You will also have the chance to stop by the ECCO booth and find out about the latest initiatives, visit the Poster Exhibition and read about the brilliant work of many colleagues and walk around the Industry Exhibition. And yes, we can also promise some entertainment… you won’t be disappointed!

Check out the ECCO 2023 Congress website and don’t miss the dates to register!

Contact:
Phone: +43 (0)1 710 22 42-0
April 08 - 09, 2023
Seoul International Digestive Disease Symposium 2023
Korea ( Republic of)
Organiser: Korean Society of Gastroenterology

As the president of the Organizing Committee of Seoul International Digestive Disease Symposium 2023(SIDDS 2023) and the president of The Korean Society of Gastroenterology, it is our great pleasure to announce that the SIDDS 2023 in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Gastroenterology will be held in a hybrid format from April 8 to 9, 2023.

The Organizing Committee of SIDDS 2023 is honored to host the congress and plans to welcome about 2,000 experts from all around the world. For the upcoming SIDDS 2023, we are preparing a highly dynamic and stimulating scientific program.

Contact:
Phone: +8224598230
April 20 - 22, 2023
ESGE DAYS 2023
Ireland
Organiser: ESGE

The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is looking forward with great excitement to hosting ESGE Days 2023 in the beautiful city of Dublin from April 20 – 22, 2023.

The ESGE Days congresses provide a platform where endoscopy enthusiasts can meet and exchange education, innovation and inspiration at a state-of-the-art meeting. Our aim is for the whole endoscopy team: nurses, residents, fellows, physicians and department heads, to discuss advances in the endoscopy field, contribute to continued learning and share the latest updates.

Contact:
Phone: +49-89-9077936-17
May 06 - 09, 2023
Digestive Disease Week 2023
USA
Organiser: DDW

DDW is the most prestigious meeting in the world for GI professionals, providing you an unparalleled opportunity to delve into exciting new developments with leaders in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. We can’t wait to see you May 6-9, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois or online.

Contact:
Website: https://ddw.org/
Phone: +1301-654-2055
May 17 - 20, 2023
Annual Meeting
Austria
Organiser: Espghan

The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) is a multi-professional organisation whose aim is to promote the health of children with special attention to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and nutritional status, through knowledge creation, the dissemination of science based information, the promotion of best practice in the delivery of care and the provision of high quality education for paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition professionals in Europe and beyond.

Contact:
Phone: +41 (0)22 900 04 01
June 02 - 03, 2023
ESBGH Spring Meeting
Turkey
Organiser: ESBGH

The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) (en francais L’Union Européenne des Médecins Specialistes - UEMS) was founded in 1958, one year after the European Economic Community (EEC).  It is the official representative body of all Medical Specialists to the European Commission.  The EUMS is composed of working medical specialists who are delegated by the professional bodies of their own countries.  The organization consists of an Executive Committee and 37 specialist sections, one for every specialty recognized in at least one-third of the member countries.  Some specialties, who are not entitled to create their own Section, are associated with another specialty Section.  The UEMS has contacts with the European Commission, the Advisory Committee for Medical Training and the Permanent Committee.
The UEMS has no funding from the EU and relies on the receipt of fees from the professional bodies of its member countries.

Contact:
Phone: https://www.eubogh.org/contact/
June 13 - 16, 2023
34th ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course
Austria
Organiser: European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology

The ESGAR 2023 Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course and its faculty of experts will provide participants not only with an in-depth overview of gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology but it will also give an insight into cutting-edge technology in topics such as rectal cancer, IBD, HCC, liver cirrhosis, AI in abdominal radiology, elastography and screening strategy in abdominal conditions.  The Postgraduate course, titled “Fire in the Abdomen”, will focus on the inflammatory conditions that involve the abdomen. Educational activities will include Lecture Sessions, ESGAR tutorials, School of ESGAR, Cases of the Day and Nick Gourtsoyiannis’ Foundation Courses on rad-path correlation.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 535 89 27
June 13 - 16, 2023
34th Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course
Spain
Organiser: ESGAR

Dear colleagues, dear friends,

It is a great honour for me as Meeting President of ESGAR 2023 and President of the Spanish Society of Radiology to welcome you to Valencia. It is the second time that our city hosts an ESGAR meeting after 2009. In 2023 the 34th ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course will be held at the Valencia Conference Center.

The ESGAR 2023 Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course and its faculty of experts will provide participants not only with an in-depth overview of gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology but it will also give an insight into cutting-edge technology in topics such as rectal cancer, IBD, HCC, liver cirrhosis, AI in abdominal radiology, elastography and screening strategy in abdominal conditions.

The Postgraduate course, titled “Fire in the Abdomen”, will focus on the inflammatory conditions that involve the abdomen. Educational activities will include Lecture Sessions, ESGAR tutorials, School of ESGAR, Cases of the Day and Nick Gourtsoyiannis’ Foundation Courses on rad-path correlation.

The venue that was built by the famous British architect, Sir Norman Foster, was awarded twice as the World Best Congress Venue. It is very well connected with the International Airport of Valencia and to Madrid via the highspeed train (Valencia-Madrid in only 1h:38 min!). The area surrounding the venue is well-equipped with hotels in walking distance and is connected by metro, taxi and busses to the city centre.

Valencia is a welcoming city, always ready to open its arms to people from abroad. In the past 20 years, Valencia, has become one of the most touristic destinations for Europeans, Asians and Americans due to the good weather, the city safety and the warm and open nature of the valencianos. We are a joyful and happy people who like living outdoors, celebrating the sharing of food and drinks and street parties (especially with fireworks). In other words, you will feel really welcome among us.

The 34th ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course is approaching really fast, and we hope to meet and welcome you in Valencia in 2023!

Prof.Dr. Asunción Torregrosa Andrés
ESGAR 2023 Meeting President

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 535 89 27
June 21 - 25, 2023
EASL Congress
Austria
Organiser: EASL

Get ready for everything you need to know about the liver in 2023 and beyond! Hepatology is diverse and so is the programme at EASL 2023.

We don’t just talk about science. We bring together different specialities, all levels of expertise and multidisciplinary approaches to improve patient care and community outcomes. EASL 2023 has got you covered. 

Contact:
Phone: +41 22 807 03 60
June 28 - July 01, 2023
55th EPC Meeting
Austria
Organiser: EPC

The EPC was founded in 1965, with the aim of bringing together basic scientists and clinicians in an informal atmosphere to promote friendship and research collaboration. Since then, the EPC has grown to become a major professional platform with several hundred members that has supported and served pancreatologists in Europe for more than 50 years. 

More Information will follow

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June 28 - July 01, 2023
55th EPC Meeting
Austria
Organiser: EPC

The EPC was founded in 1965, with the aim of bringing together basic scientists and clinicians in an informal atmosphere to promote friendship and research collaboration. Since then, the EPC has grown to become a major professional platform with several hundred members that has supported and served pancreatologists in Europe for more than 50 years. 

More Information will follow

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August 31 - September 02, 2023
NeuroGASTRO 2023
Romania
Organiser: ESNM

NeuroGASTRO 2023 is not so far away! Abstract submission will open on January 16, 2023. Be part of our great programme and meet outstanding speakers. Learn more about our latest abstract topics on the meeting website www.neurogastro2023.org. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 405 13 83 41
August 31 - September 02, 2023
NeuroGASTRO 2023
Romania
Organiser: ESNM

NeuroGASTRO 2023 is not so far away! Abstract submission will open on January 16, 2023. Be part of our great programme and meet outstanding speakers. Learn more about our latest abstract topics on the meeting website www.neurogastro2023.org. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 405 13 83 41
September 09 - 13, 2023
ERS Congress
Italy
Organiser: ERS

The European Respiratory Society would like to extend a huge thank you to all those who attended this year. This was the first ERS Congress to offer both in-person and online attendance, and we were thrilled to see enthusiasm for both options, welcoming over 19,000 attendees altogether.

The next ERS Congress will take place at MiCo in Milan, Italy from 9 – 13 September, 2023.

Contact:
Phone: +41 21 213 01 01
October 08 - 11, 2023
OPGE
Chile
Organiser: OPGE

The Panamerican Gastroenterology Organization (OPGE) is a scientific entity whose mission is to promote the development of Gastroenterology in the countries of America in the widest sense.

In order to fulfill its objectives, OPGE has a directive made up of specialists from all over the Americas, which maintains the vitality and activity of the organization, which enriches the relations between the countries that it integrates.

Contact:
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October 12 - 15, 2023
UEG Week 2023
Denmark
Organiser: UEG

To be announced

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 997 1639
October 14 - 17, 2023
UEG Week 2023 Copenhagen
Denmark
Organiser: UEG

Keep up with the latest and greatest scientific advancements while engaging as one connected myUEG Community! Our dynamic UEG Week and PGT programmes feature scientific highlights in extremely interactive ways. In every session, delegates have the opportunity to interact in real-time via our Q&A tool both in-person and virtually.

Contact:
Phone: +43 1 997 1639
October 20 - 24, 2023
ESMO Congress
Spain
Organiser: ESMO

The ESMO Congress is the most influential oncology platform for clinicians, researchers, patient advocates, journalists and healthcare industry representatives from all over the world. 

ESMO 2023 will disseminate the latest cutting-edge data, provide high quality education and unparalleled networking opportunities for oncologists and other stakeholders from all around the world.

Save the date for ESMO 2023, taking place in Madrid, Spain, 20-24 October 2023.

Contact:
Phone: +41 (0)91 973 19 00
November 02 - 05, 2023
Japan Digestive Disease Week 2023
Japan
Organiser: JDDW

The 31st Japan Digestive Disease Week (JDDW 2023) will be held over four days from November 2 (Thu.) to 5 (Sun.), 2023, at Kobe Convention Center. The general program will run for the first three days, with the fourth day dedicated entirely to the Educational Lectures. JDDW 2023 will be host to the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, the 105th Congress of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, the 27th General Meeting of the Japan Society of Hepatology, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, and the 61st General Meeting of the Japanese Society of Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening.

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