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Your UEG Week experience will be hosted on our brand-new, interactive congress platform

Our platform offers live interaction, the ability to ask experts questions in real-time, chances to connect with colleagues on a global scale, and more – all with the added bonus of a virtual twist.

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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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Delivering cutting-edge medical education

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.

Enjoy our accredited online course programme and receive post graduate teaching with plenty of insights and interactions.

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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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The rapid spread of COVID-19 poses unprecedented challenges to all of us.
We provide you with updates on status of meetings and scientific information on digestive health. 

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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 from all fields of gastroenterology.

Among this month's highlight articles: Care for patients with chronic pancreatitis is suboptimal in all domains of the United European Gastroenterology evidence-based guidelines (HaPanEU) (Florence EM de Rijk)

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Access over 25,000 items including recordings, abstracts, e-posters and Mistakes in... articles shared by world renowned experts. The library features: 

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Our mission is to foster discoveries in digestive health

We support cooperation and excellence in digestive health research on the European level through our Horizon support programme, the development of a researchers network, and research related awards and fellowships.

The Research Prize 2020 has been awarded to Stefan Schreiber

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October 11 - 13, 2020
UEG Week Virtual 2020
Organiser: United European Gastroenterology

UEG Week - World Class Research

Meet. Exchange. Evolve

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Phone: +43 1 997 16 39
November 05 - 06, 2020
23rd Reunión Anual de la Asociación Española de Gastroenterología - AEG
Spain
Organiser: AEG (Asociación Española de Gastroenterología)

Due to the situation and evolution of the COVID 19 pandemic in our country, the 23rd Meeting of the Spanish Gastroenterology Association will take place on November 5 and 6 , 2020 at the same headquarters (Hotel Melia Castilla, Madrid ).

The meeting of the working groups will be held on November 4 in the afternoon. Likewise, the 8th Resident Course will take place on November 7 , 2020 at the same venue of the congress.

Registrations already processed remain unchanged.

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November 05 - 08, 2020
JDDW 2020
Japan
Organiser: JDDW

The JDDW 2020 will be held at the Kobe Convention Center for 4 days from November 5th to 8th in 2020. As usual, academic programs will be provided in the first 3 days, and the 4th day will be reserved solely for an educational program.

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November 06 - 07, 2020
7th UpDate on Hepatology Course
Romania
Organiser: SRGH

We are pleased to welcome you to Bucharest for the 7th International Course Update on Hepatology organized by the Romanian Association for Liver Diseases (RoALD) and the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (SRGH).

Take the opportunity of joining renowned experts in hepatology discussing the latest developments that have been made in the management of liver diseases.

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November 07, 2020
62nd Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology
Hungary
Organiser: MGT (Magyar Gasztroenterológiai Társaság)
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November 23 - 26, 2020
Semana Digestiva 2020 Portugal
Portugal
Organiser: SPG (Sociedade Portuguesa de Gastrenterologia)

Between 23 and 26 November, health professionals interested in deigestive health meet in what is the major meeting of the specialty in Portugal: Semana Digestiva!

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November 27 - 28, 2020
Best of Postgraduate Teaching from UEG Week
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. 

December 03 - 05, 2020
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 3–5 December 2020.

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December 05 - 09, 2020
32nd Congress of the European Society of Pathology and the XXXIII International Congress of the Inter- national Academy of Pathology (ESP/BDIAP)
United Kingdom
Organiser: European Society of Pathology (ESP)

The 32nd Congress of the European Society of Pathology and the XXXIII International Congress of the International Academy of Pathology will as in 2016 be organised as a joint venture between the ESP and the BDIAP. It will be held from 5 - 9 December 2020 in the Scottish Events Campus in Glasgow, Scotland.

On behalf of the European Society of Pathology and the International Academy of Pathology we would like to invite you to join us in Glasgow for an exciting and stimulating congress that will reflect recent developments in diagnostic and molecular pathology.

The motto of the Congress – Glasgow 2020: A Vision for the Future – will reinforce the future role of pathology as a strong partner for the different clinical specialties.

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January 28, 2021
2nd Common Ground Meeting on Chronic Inflammation
Switzerland
Organiser: CHUV- University Hospital Lausanne

 

After the great success of the meeting last year we are delighted to announce the 2nd Common Ground Meeting on Chronic Inflammation at the Swiss Tech Convention Center on January 28, 2021. This meeting aims at empowering rheumatologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, immunologists, nephrologist and pneumologists, internists, and other healthcare professionals to interact and learn from each other in order to advance the care of patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) such as psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, spondylarthritis, hepatitis, interstitial lung disorders, glomerulomephritis, ect. 

  • Discuss and identify common clinical problems and solutions as well as upcoming treatments
  • Share knowledge and experience and foster interdisciplinarity
  • Describe the relationship between the pathophysiology of immune-mediated chronic inflammatory diseases
  • Understand future opportunities and challenges of precision medicine for immune mediated inflammatory diseases across disciplines

We are putting together an exciting program with lectures from leading experts, plenary sessions and enough time for networking and discussions. 

Contact:
Phone: 0786926538
February 08 - 11, 2021
British Society of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting - BSG 2021
United Kingdom
Organiser: BSG (British Society of Gastroenterology)

The Annual Meeting will run from 8th – 11th February 2021. The Gastroenterology and GP Masterclasses will take place on Monday 8th Feb, followed by the main meeting from Tuesday to Thursday. Exhibition, industry symposia and poster sessions take place on Tuesday through Thursday, alongside key programme topics each day .

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March 31 - April 03, 2021
14th International Gastric Cancer Congress IGCC 2021
USA
Organiser: IGCC

We are excited to announce that the 2021 Gastric Cancer Congress will be held in Houston, Texas, March 31 - April 3, 2021.

Gastric Cancer continus to be a major health problem in America, Europe, in the Asian-Pacific Region, Middle East and Africa. From a worldwide perspective almost 1 Million patients are diagnosed with gastric cancer a year. Research on gastric cancer is developing fast. New insights into tumor biology and progress in health care delivery allow for more precise diagnostics, more efficacious treatment and better quality of care.

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March 31 - April 03, 2021
14th International Gastric Cancer Congress IGCC 2021
USA
Organiser: IGCC

We are excited to announce that the 2021 Gastric Cancer Congress will be held in Houston, Texas, March 31 - April 3, 2021.

Gastric Cancer continus to be a major health problem in America, Europe, in the Asian-Pacific Region, Middle East and Africa. From a worldwide perspective almost 1 Million patients are diagnosed with gastric cancer a year. Research on gastric cancer is developing fast. New insights into tumor biology and progress in health care delivery allow for more precise diagnostics, more efficacious treatment and better quality of care.

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April 14 - 17, 2021
FNM 2020 4th Meeting of the Federation of Neurogastroenterology and Motility
Australia
Organiser: Australasian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association

The Local Organising Committee is pleased to announce they have succeeded in setting new dates for the FNM 2020 meeting; April 14-17, 2021. This will mean that the enormous amount of planning will still benefit the Neurogastroenterology community. The meeting will continue to be referred to as “FNM 2020”. Adelaide, South Australia will remain as the destination, with the Adelaide Convention Centre as the meeting venue. We are very pleased that our down-payments for the conference centre have been transferred, in full, to the new dates.

Registrations which have already been received will remain valid for the rescheduled meeting. The program of FNM2020 will remain substantially unchanged, but speakers will be invited to update their presentations. Over the next 12 months we intend to develop an online version of the meeting, which will provide an exceptional conference experience for anyone who cannot travel to Adelaide due to International border restrictions imposed due to COVID-19.

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May 12 - 15, 2021
Congreso ALEH 2021
Brazil
Organiser: Latin American Association for the Study of the Liver (ALEH)

The Latin American Association for the Study of the Liver (ALEH), was founded in São Paulo in 1968, under the leadership of Prof. Silvano Raia. Its first meeting was held in São Paulo in 1968, with the participation of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Venezuela. Although these countries remain engaged in the organisation of the society, member countries have grown and now include several from South and Central America.

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June 20, 2021 - June 22, 2020
38th GEEW (Gastroenterology and Endotherapy European Workshop)
Organiser: ASBL Gastro-Entérologie et Endothérapie, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, BELGIUM

Started in 1983 and held every year in June, this meeting has become established as one of the largest European Workshops in its field, gathering around 400-500 participants coming from 55 to 60 different countries worldwide.

In 2020, it is the first time since its creation that GEEW could not be held due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We will miss this annual opportunity to exchange with our audience and Faculties.

38th GEEW is therefore postponed to June 20-22, 2021 and we will make sure it will be stronger and even more attractive. The meeting is designed for endoscopists and gastroenterologists but also for physicians in training as well as for nurses and GI assistants. It will include live video demonstrations permitting interchanges between faculty and registrants during procedures, using our interactive App, lectures and quizzes. The audio-visual transmission to the Brussels Exhibition Centre on Monday and Tuesday will be broadcast live from 4 endoscopic suites located at Erasme Hospital and each procedure will be performed by international expert physicians selected for their outstanding teaching capabilities in collaboration with members of the local staff.

The overall goal of this course is to provide information about current technology and to enhance knowledge in gastroenterology and endotherapy. Moreover, new techniques and new accessories will be demonstrated and discussed with the audience. In controversial cases, a consensus will be sought by means of the GEEW App.

Further information and updates are available at https://www.live-endoscopy.com.

Contact:
Phone: +32 2 555 49 00
July 09 - 10, 2021
5th AISDD 2021 (Athens International Symposium on Digestive Diseases)
Greece
Organiser: Asian Institute of Gastroenterology

The Asian Institute of Gastroenterology and the International Scientific Committee, present the 5th AISDD 2021 (Athens International Symposium on Digestive Diseases) to be held on 9 & 10 July, 2021 at the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, Athens, Greece.

An interdisciplinary update in digestive diseases and gastrointestinal cancer prevention. New advancements in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, advanced case management, expansion into Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Related advancements will be the core of the lectures and demonstrations. The scientific program includes: abstract presentations, lectures of the best scientists worldwide, live cases demonstration of effective techniques of therapeutic interventions, hands-on Courses for both novice and experienced colleagues.

This course is designed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, advanced endoscopists, health care providers, internists, general practitioners, trainees, nurses and technicians.

Contact:
Phone: 00302651068610
August 19 - 22, 2021
Asian Pacific Digestive Week
Organiser: APDWF

The Asian Pacific Digestive Week Federation (APDWF) comprises four professional medical non-profit organizations, namely, the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE), the Asian-Pacific Society of Digestive Endoscopy (A-PSDE), the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL), and the International Society for Digestive Surgery-Asian Pacific Section (ISDS).

These societies have common interest in diseases of the digestive system, including the oesophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, intestine and bowel.

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August 19 - 21, 2021
17th World Congress of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
Organiser: International Conference Services

The ISDE World Congress for Esophageal Diseases brings together multiple specialties focused on the clinical management and research of patients with esophageal diseases including physicians, surgeons, basic scientists, other health professionals and members of related industries.

After close monitoring of the global risk assessment by the World Health Organization of the COVID-19 pandemic, on behalf of the ISDE Executive Committee, we wish to share with you that the 17th ISDE World Congress for Esophageal Diseases (ISDE 2020), originally scheduled on September 21 to 23, 2020 in Toronto, Canada will be postponed to August 19 to 21, 2021 in Toronto, Canada.

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September 02 - 04, 2021
NeuroGASTRO 2021
Romania
Organiser: ESNM

The European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) announces NeuroGASTRO 2021, to be held in Bucharest, Romania, September 2nd to 4th, 2021. The meeting takes place at Crowne Plaza Bucharest.

NeuroGASTRO 2021 (#NGM2021) will be another unique opportunity to present your work, discuss your neurogastroenterology research and clinical practice with numerous colleagues and a distinguished faculty from Europe and around the globe.

NeuroGASTRO is a well-established European event that brings together leading experts and emerging young investigators actively involved in neurogastroenterology, digestive motility and functional gastrointestinal diseases from Europe and from all around the world to discuss cutting-edge research.

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September 15 - 18, 2021
Viszeralmedizin 2020 - 75. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten (DGVS) und 14. Herbsttagung der DGAV
Germany
Organiser: DGVS (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gastroenterologie, Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten)

Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gastroenterologie, Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten mit der Sektion für gastroenterologische Endoskopie (DGVS) begeht ihre 75. Jahrestagung zusammen mit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie (DGAV).

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September 16 - 18, 2021
XIX Kongres Polskiego Towarzystwa Gastroenterologii
Poland
Organiser: Polskie Towarzystwo Gastroenterologii

Since mid-March, we have been living in a different reality, unknown to us so far, created by the COVID-19 epidemic. This reality is characterized by a tendency to avoid direct interpersonal contacts, both professional and social. Scientific and educational congresses are the essence of such contacts, and any attempts to restrain them would reduce the global effect of such ventures. The date of the PTG-E Congress, for which I and my team are responsible, was scheduled for September 24-26, 2020.

We have been closely following the processes of "defrosting" particular spheres of life and plans for the organization of other large medical events envisaged for autumn this year They are usually canceled or limited by software and converted into webinars. I am afraid that you would not like this form of Congress, apart from the technical issues of ensuring uninterrupted transmission of video and audio from 4 conference rooms with the possibility of active participation of participants in discussions.

After consultations with the Management Board of PTG-E and Termedia, which is responsible for congress logistics, we came to the conclusion that the only right solution would be to postpone the date of the Congress to the next year, more precisely to 16-18 September 2021.

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September 22 - 24, 2021
ESCP's 16th Scientific and Annual Conference
United Kingdom
Organiser: Integrity Events Ltd

ESCP Barcelona 2021

Following the success of ESCP Virtually Vilnius, the 15th Scientific and Annual Conference, we are delighted to announce that in 2021 we will be meeting in person as well as digitally in Barcelona, September 22-24.

The 16th Scientific and Annual Conference in Barcelona will offer our members and delegates to meet face to face for the first time since 2019 in Vienna. We will also be introducing virtual conference elements that have had great success in 2020.

Key topics to look forward to will include:

  • Stem cell therapy
  • Changing epidemiology of cancer
  • Rescue of the failed anastomosis
  • Colitis and liver disease
  • Genetics in young colorectal cancer
  • Current status of new robotic equipment

Further details are to be announced soon and we welcome you to watch our teaser video on the exciting conference to come…

Contact:
Phone: +441316246040
October 25 - 28, 2021
Semana Panamericana de las Enfermedades Digestivas (Pan American Digestive Disease Week) - SPED 2021
Organiser: OPGE

Uruguay is honored to host the Pan-American Gastroenterological Association-OPGE (according to its acronym in Spanish) for the period 2018-2021.

Among our commitments for this period, we are in charge of organizing the Pan-American Digestive Disease Week, which will take place on October 25-28, 2021, at the Punta del Este Convention Center. It is expected to be the most relevant scientific event in this area within the whole continent, since it will include multiple disciplines.

It is a great challenge and commitment for us, since it will be a scientific event with a large number of participants but also an opportunity to make our country and its institutions known around the globe.

The SPED Scientific Committee, made up of professionals with national, regional and world renowned experience, is attempting to develop a Scientific Program of excellence, in line with the relevance and significance of the event.

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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