UEG Week Press Centre
UEG Week offers journalists an exclusive opportunity to obtain first-hand expert opinion and information on numerous digestive health issues affecting the world today.
Thank you to all press members that attended UEG Week Virtual 2020! We hope that you enjoyed the congress.
Press topics for this year's congress included a wide range of specialties and areas, such as COVID-19, endoscopy, pancreatic cancer and IBS. All UEG Week Virtual 2020 press releases can be viewed below.
If you have any follow up enquiries or requests for media interviews, please email
Registration for UEG Week Vienna 2021 will open in spring 2021.
UEG Week Press Briefing
The UEG Week Virtual 2020 Press Briefing took place prior to the congress, providing registered journalists with the opportunity to gain exclusive insight into the most exciting pieces of research being presented at the congress.
UEG Week Virtual 2020 Press Briefing:
Friday, October 9, 2019, 11:00-12:15 CET
- Introduction and Chair: Axel Dignass (UEG President)
- Speaker: Luigi Ricciardiello - COVID-19 and digestive health
- Speaker: Jessica Sjolund - Allergy-related diseases and IBS
- Speaker: Suzanne Meiring - Duodenal mucosal resurfacing and pancreatic cancer
To obtain a copy of the Press Briefing recording, please email
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Abstract embargo policy
These media policies form an integral part of the press accreditation for UEG Week.
By registering as a member of the press, each press representative confirms their understanding and adherence to these policies. All media activities not explicitly mentioned below need to be negotiated at the earliest possible opportunity with the UEG Communications Agency, Spink.
- The Virtual Press Office is open to media representatives only.
- All media interviews must be coordinated through the UEG PR Agency SPINK.
- Registration is limited to a maximum of four representatives per media outlet.
- Only one registration is possible per myUEG account. To register more than one person for UEG Week, please set up a myUEG account for each registration.
- Financial analysts, sales, advertising, marketing and public relations personnel may not register as media.
- Transmissions, webcasts, videos, recordings and photos from UEG Week are not allowed to carry the UEG or UEG Week logo without UEG's prior approval.
- Patient organisations are invited to send two representatives to attend the press briefings Please contact the UEG PR Agency SPINK.
- UEG does not share media lists.
The UEG, as well as the UEG Week name and logo, is a registered trademark and the property of UEG. They cannot be used in any way, for any purpose or at any time (including, but not limited to announcements, invitations, emails, web publications, etc.) without the prior expressed written permission of UEG. This can be requested from the UEG Secretariat or the UEG PR Agency Spink.
- All materials in written or illustrated form presented in the scientific programme are the intellectual property of the authors and all rights reside with them.
- Recording without proper authorisation by the holder of rights must be considered a violation of copyrights and will be prevented by the organisers of the congress.
- Official UEG Week images may only be used with prior authorisation of UEG or the UEG PR Agency SPINK. Use of official images in any publications (print or digital) must be accompanied by copyright reference to the official congress photographer.
- Accepted abstracts are published in a supplement of the UEG Journal
- All accepted abstracts are made available on the congress platform on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Information contained may not be released until Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 00:01 CET.
- Information on oral presentations or late-breaking presentations must not be released until 00:01 of the day that it is being presented at the congress.
- Information on poster presentations must not be released until the poster exhibition opens.
- Violation of the embargo may result in the abstract being withdrawn from the congress.