Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

17th Congress of ECCO, February 16-19, 2022, Virtual

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17th Congress of ECCO, February 16-19, 2022
Morning Afternoon Morning Afternoon Morning Afternoon Morning
20th IBD Intensive Course for Trainees 2nd ECCO Postgraduate Course in IBD Scientific programme
Poster exhibition
13th N-ECCO School 10th SciCom Workshop Industry exhibition
6th Basic ECCO:
EduCational COurse for Industry
9th ECCO Ultrasound Workshop Advanced in collaboration with ESGAR Digital Oral Presentation
Sessions 1-5
7thD-ECCO Workshop Digital Oral Presentation
Sessions 6-10
  7th N-ECCO Research Forum 9th P-ECCO Educational Course 7th H-ECCO IBD Masterclass
8th ClinCom Workshop            
   8th Y-ECCO
Basic Science Workshop
16th N-ECCO
Network Meeting
6th EpiCom Workshop 11th S-ECCO
IBD Masterclass
ECCO business meetings


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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, February 17-19, 2022. All of them will be live transmitted and the content will also be available on demand until May 31, 2022.

Please note that Wednesday, February 16, 2022 will be a a full day of educational activities and no scientific programme. The scientific programme starts as of Thursday, February 17, 2022. No parallel sessions are scheduled. The congress registration fee includes access to all scientific sessions.

Highlights of the Scientific Programme:

  • Developing environment recipes for IBD
  • Keeping the patient at home: Is telemedicine the future?
  • Aiming high with treatment goals in IBD: The modern Icarus?
  • Modern monitoring of IBD
  • Histology in IBD: What the gastroenterologist should know
  • Do we see light at the end of the fistula track?
  • COVID and non-COVID infections
  • Basic Science: From basic science to practical approach
  • IBD Horizons
  • Beyond the gut
  • Minimising malignancy risks: Clinical cases
  • ECCO Lecture

Educational Programme

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The educational programme of the 17th Congress of ECCO is scheduled prior to the official start of the ECCO Congress. It covers activities for ECCO's different interest groups including young gastroenterologists, surgeons, paediatricians, pathologists, IBD Nurses and allied health professionals and scientists. 

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