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 6000 delegates hosted in 2017.

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.

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