Congresses & Events

The ECCO Congress represents a key date in the international IBD calendar. The ECCO Congress has been held annually in February since 2006, with over 7,000 delegates hosted in 2020. The annual ECCO Congress provides a unique opportunity to gain access to the latest and best scientific information and education in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery with its major focus on IBD.

ECCO'21 Scientific Programme online NOW!

ECCO'21 Scientific Programme online NOW!

The scientific programme is structured around basic science, translational medicine and clinical sessions, given by some of

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Discover the Educational Programme of ECCO'21 in Copenhagen

Discover the Educational Programme of ECCO'21 in Copenhagen

The educational programme of the 16th Congress of ECCO is scheduled prior to the official start of the ECCO Congress. 

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ECCO'21 Call for Abstracts

ECCO'21 Call for Abstracts

The Call for the ECCO'21 abstract submission is online - submit your abstract NOW!

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Register for ECCO 2021!

Register for ECCO 2021!

ECCO Members 2021 save between approximately EUR 250.- and EUR 400.- on their registration.

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Statistics of past ECCO Congresses

Science and education

The scientific programme is structured in basic science and clinical sections. Furthermore there are oral and poster presentations of accepted abstracts and ECCO Fellowships and Grants are announced. The educational programme consists of a variety of activities focusing on different areas of interest within IBD. More information on the scientific and educational programmes can be found here

ECCO Interaction

The ECCO Interaction: Hearts and Minds is the grand networking event during the ECCO Congress. It is now an institution of the ECCO Congress and is an essential highlight on the delegates' calendar.

Past Congresses

Congress City and Country No. of
Participants
Net exhibition
area
Statistics
15th Congress of ECCO
February 12-15, 2020
Vienna, Austria 7,307 2,308 sqm pdfCountry
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14th Congress of ECCO
March 6-9, 2019
Copenhagen, Denmark 8,034 2,415 sqm pdfCountry
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13th Congress of ECCO
February 14-17, 2018
Vienna, Austria 6,676 2,137 sqm pdfCountry
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12th Congress of ECCO
February 15-18, 2017
Barcelona, Spain 6,249 1,811 sqm pdfCountry
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11th Congress of ECCO
March 16-19, 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 6,265 1,563 sqm pdfCountry
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10th Congress of ECCO
February 18-21, 2015
Barcelona, Spain 5,420 1,219 sqm pdfCountry
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9th Congress of ECCO
February 20-22, 2014
Copenhagen, Denmark 5,175 931 sqm pdfCountry
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8th Congress of ECCO
February 14-16, 2013
Vienna, Austria 4,515  767 sqm pdfCountry
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7th Congress of ECCO
February 16-18, 2012
Barcelona, Spain  4,282  786 sqm pdfCountry
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6th Congress of ECCO
February 24-26, 2011
Dublin, Ireland 3,509 682 sqm pdfCountry
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5th Congress of ECCO
February 25-27, 2010
Prague, Czech Republic 2,610 586 sqm pdfCountry
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4thCongress of ECCO
February 5-7, 2009
Hamburg, Germany 1,905 503 sqm pdfCountry
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3rd Congress of ECCO
February 28 – March 1, 2008
Lyon, France 1,614 446 sqm pdfCountry
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2nd Congress of ECCO
March 1-3, 2007
Innsbruck, Austria 816 422 sqm  N/A
1st Congress of ECCO
February 8-11, 2006
Amsterdam, The Netherlands 350 No data  N/A

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