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The UEG Week Virtual 2021 scientific programme takes place on our virtual congress platform. The programme is featured across many virtual lecture halls as well as in our Vienna-based live TV Studio. Each location hosts scientific highlights in extremely interactive ways. In every session, delegates have the opportunity to interact in real-time via our Q&A tool.
Unable to watch live? Don't worry! The on-demand recordings are easily accessible on our virtual congress platform. 
This live event has been accredited by EACCME® with 24 CME credits.

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Virtual Halls

The UEG Week Virtual 2021 scientific programme takes place on our virtual congress platform. The engaging programme is featured in the following virtual halls:

TV Studio 

Just like the newsroom of a network station, our TV Studio will exclusively showcase unique live formats such as the Opening Session, Vienna Live Sessions, UEG Week digested, in addition to regular Live Sessions  and Live Case-based Discussions. Our top international experts will be joined by professional moderators in the studio for excellent discussions, updates and more – don’t miss out!
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Halls 1-8

Similar to the session rooms which you can visit during our face-to-face congress, you will be able to access a multitude of session formats in these halls, such as Live Sessions, Live Abstract-based Sessions, and the Live Translational/Basic Science Sessions.
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Live Demo Hall

In this location, thrilling demonstrations await you from Sunday to Tuesday. Sunday and Monday we will feature important updates in the field of Surgery and Ultrasound. On Tuesday we will transmit endoscopic procedures in real-time from Prague.
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E-Poster Exhibition

All E-Poster presenters are invited to include a recording of their presentation, thus allowing delegates an experience similar to walking through our physical poster exhibition.
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Industry Hall

This hall features live and on-demand industry symposia by leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies sharing updates on the latest data and therapies in the field of digestive health.
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myUEG Community

Take time to have fun and connect! Join us in real-time in the myUEG Community Programme Hall  for thought-provoking exchanges with experts and inspiring interactions with peers. Trust your gut with a cooking class, relax your gut with a yoga class, and so much more. Enjoy exploring it – we’ve got lots of activities! 
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Industry Exhibition

Get exclusive insights from Industry on their latest products and data. Browse through the virtual exhibition booths and visit the product theatre for the latest updates on top therapies, as well as new diagnostic and product developments from leading companies in the field.
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Formats

Vienna Live Sessions

The UEG Week Premiere

Embark on your virtual adventure by tuning in to our UEG Week Premiere – the very first live broadcast from our TV Studio. Get to know our professional moderator and be part of the official opening. 
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Opening Session

The Opening Session on the morning of Sunday, October 3 is the official start of the scientific programme. It will include state-of-the-art lectures given by invited experts and allow delegates the opportunity to ask questions.
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Case closed? Live Expert lunch

Tune in to join our experts live from the TV Studio in Vienna! A panel of four experts in the field will discuss common clinical situations based on clinical cases you too could face in your clinical every-day life. The audience is invited to contribute to the discussion with questions and comments.
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Gut Talk: Lessons learned

These sessions offer the ideal setting for clinicians to get a crash course on common, distinct topics of their daily clinical routine. All essential aspects are covered in these practically focused sessions, jam packed with both clinical cases and best practice examples. The courses are particularly interactive with the majority of the session dedicated to open discussions with our experts live from the TV Studio in Vienna! 
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UEG Week digested

Need a concise and upbeat overview of what happened during the previous day? Tune in and get caught up with our panel of world renowned and highly qualified experts as they highlight their top picks from the programme. This will also provide guidance on what you may have missed and need to watch on-demand!
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The UEG Week Tonight Show

End your day on a high note! Put your feet up, unwind, and tune in to enjoy discussions with key UEG players, as well as their recommendations or “gut feelings” on the highlights of the day. 
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Live Sessions

Live Sessions

Interdisciplinary symposia cover new approaches to diagnosis and treatment, and place major emphasis on innovative, technical advances in the non-invasive management of gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders and translational/basic science. This includes state-of-the-art lectures on the subjects. UEG Week Virtual 2021 will also feature highlights on Nutrition in GI and Immunity in GI disorders.
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Live Case-based Discussion

In these highly interactive sessions, a panel of four experts in the field discuss common clinical situations based on a short presentation of a case, a scenario, or a specific clinical problem. The audience is invited to contribute to the discussion with questions and comments.
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Live Translational / Basic Science Symposium

These sessions include topics that will potentially affect clinical practice within the near future, thereby being attractive for both basic/translational scientists and clinicians.
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Expert Encore

Scheduled in the last time slot on both Sunday and Monday, the Expert Encore Sessions offer additional discussion time with the faculty!
Have some pressing questions? Stay on after the regular presentation and Q&A time for an additional 30min to hear what the experts have to say.
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myUEG Community Programme 

Thought-provoking exchanges with experts and inspiring interactions with peers await you in the myUEG Community Programme Hall! Join our programme in real-time to influence each topic and take the conversation from a gentle simmer to a strong boil! Utilise our Q&A, Word Cloud and multiple-choice question tools to ignite the conversation and turn the temperature up a notch. 
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Live Video Case Session

During this session, brief videos showing examples of new, unexpected, or exceptional endoscopic practice will be presented and briefly discussed. Thus, the Video Case Session presents either unusual cases or new technologies based on diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
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Live Demo

The Surgical Programme (Sunday, October 3) features surgical cases on various topics that will be discussed directly with top specialists in the field. During the Live Ultrasound Demonstration (Monday, October 4), and the Live Endoscopy (Tuesday, October 5), top international experts will demonstrate cutting-edge techniques alongside basic procedures transmitted directly to the Live Demo Hall. 
The inclusion of multiple parallel cases and experienced chairs ensures an interactive learning experience.
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Recorded only

These sessions feature recorded talks for important topics such as guidelines and international scientific collaborations.
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Abstract-based Sessions

Live Abstract-based Sessions

The most important feature of UEG Week is the science, and this is recognised in the programme through the large number of Abstract-based Sessions devoted to original research. These sessions allow lively discussions about the best original research submitted to UEG Week and provide delegates an opportunity to hear about GI and liver research both in Europe and worldwide before it is published.
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Live Late Breaking Abstracts

This year the deadline for late breaking submissions is again as close as possible to UEG Week, to ensure that state-of-the-art research with up-to-date results, which might be ready just in time before the congress, can be submitted. Make sure to watch these sessions to get an update on the latest and greatest science!
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Moderated Posters 

The moderated poster sessions are an excellent platform for in-depth scientific exchange with faculty and peers in a relaxed atmosphere. They also present an ideal opportunity to attend highly interactive and expertly led poster presentations.
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Live Nurse Programme (in cooperation with ESGENA)

The Live Nurse Programme is an outstanding educational initiative, completely in real-time. The programme includes many different top quality lectures, workshops, abstracts and posters.
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Live Industry Symposia / On-demand Industry Symposia

Mark your calendar for these unique events and get updates on the latest data, research and therapies from the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Don’t miss the chance to view these lively symposia led by top experts. 
The programme of industry symposia is not affiliated with UEG and the responsibility of the content remains with the company.
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Industry Exhibition

The virtual industry exhibition is the place for delegates to get updates on new therapies and the latest product innovations available in the world of digestive health. The virtual industry exhibition enables live interaction, which makes it easy to get in touch with exhibitors via text or video chat. You can also listen to experts in one of the meet-the-expert sessions hosted on the exhibitor’s booths and ask your questions within this interactive setting. 
Visit the product theatre to get a concise overview on the Industry’s latest products and data.
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