Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

16th Congress of ECCO, July 2-3 & 8-10, 2021, Virtual

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16th Congress of ECCO, July 2-3 & 8-10, 2021
Morning Afternoon Morning Afternoon Morning Afternoon Morning Afternoon Morning Afternoon
Industry exhibition Industry exhibition
Poster exhibition Poster exhibition
19thIBD Intensive Course for Trainees 1stECCO Postgraduate
Course in IBD
Scientific programme
12th N-ECCO School 9th SciCom Workshop
4th School for
Clinical Trialists
5thAdvanced ECCO:
EduCational COurse for Industry
10th S-ECCO
IBD Masterclass
Digital Oral Presentation
Sessions 1-5
Digital Oral Presentation
Sessions 6-10
3rd ECCO
Basic Imaging Workshop in collaboration with ESGAR
D-ECCO Workshop
8th P-ECCO Educational Course  
7th Y-ECCO
Basic Science Workshop
2nd Guideline Methodology and GRADE Workshop        
8thECCO Ultrasound Workshop Advanced in collaboration with ESGAR 6th H-ECCO IBD Masterclass
  15th N-ECCO
Network Meeting

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Scientific Programme

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The scientific programme is structured around basic science, traditional medicine and clinical sessions given by some of the world's top specialists. It includes oral presentations of the best abstracts, the announcement of ECCO Fellowships and Grants and summary presentations of new ECCO Guidelines. Scientific sessions will be held Thursday to Saturday, July 8-10, 2021. No parallel sessions are scheduled. The congress registration fee includes access to all scientific sessions.

Highlights of the Scientific programme:

  • Sophisticated strategies within reach
  • Safety first?
  • Hot and (almost) happening
  • Next generation diagnostics
  • The young and the old
  • Bottoms behaving badly
  • Milestones in clinical care
  • IBD Horizons
  • Basic Science: The microbiome as game changer in IBD?
  • CD and UC: Similar disease burden and treatment goals? Is it the organ or the disease process?
  • Personalised medicine
  • ECCO Lecture

Educational Programme

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The educational programme of the 16th Congress of ECCO is scheduled prior to the official start of the ECCO Congress, July 2-3, 2021. It covers activities for ECCO's different interest groups including young gastroenterologists, surgeons, paediatricians, pathologists, IBD Nurses and allied health professionals and scientists. Participation in any of the courses of the educational programme requires additional registration and ECCO Membership 2021 (except for 5th Advanced ECCO: EduCational COurse for Industry). 

Preliminary programmes of the educational programme and scientific programme are now available.