Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

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


ECCO'21 Registration is now closed



Virtual registration fees for the scientific programme

Note: ECCO Members 2021 save between approximately EUR 250.- and EUR 400.- on their registration. Become a Member now! ECCO Members - please make sure you have paid up your ECCO Membership fee 2021 before registering (no refunds). After paying the membership fee for 2021 please allow up to 5 working days before trying to register as an ECCO Member for the Congress.

UNTIL MAY 5, 2021
UNTIL JUNE 16, 2021
ECCO Member Congress registration fees:      
Regular/Regular (Y-ECCO) Member Congress fee 210.- 270.- 330.-
Nurse Member Congress fee 50.- 80.- 120.-
Affiliate Member Congress fee1 50.- 80.- 120.-
Non-Member Congress registration fees:      
Non-Member Congress fee 520.- 570.- 640.-
Nurse Non-Member Congress fee2 300.- 320.- 450.-
Affiliate Non-Member Congress fee3 300.- 320.- 450.-
Patient Advocate Congress fee4 50.- 50.- 50.-
Exhibitor registration fees :
Exhibition Congress fee5 (no access to Scientific Programme)
120.- 120.- 120.-

1 Students/PhD Students registering at the Affiliate Member Congress fee must upload a certificate of their Student/PhD Student status during the registration process. The Y-ECCO Membership apply for young medical doctors when the Affiliate Membership is open to a holder of a post-graduate non-medical degree professionally affiliated with the field of IBD (e.g.: dietitian, pharmacist, psychologist) who is not an industry representative. If no certificate is being uploaded, the registration process cannot be completed.
2 Nurses registering at the Nurse Non-Member Congress fee must upload a certificate of their current nurse status and registration number during the registration process. If no certificate is being uploaded, the registration process cannot be completed.
3 Students/PhD Students and delegates holder of post-graduate non-medical degree professionally affiliated with field of IBD (e.g.: dietician, pharmacist, psychologist) may register for the Affiliate Non-Member Congress fee. All delegates registering at this fee must upload a certificate of their professional status/Student or PhD Student status during the registration process. If no certificate is being uploaded, the registration process cannot be completed.
4 Patient Advocates registering at this fee must upload a proof of their membership of a Patient Advocate Association during the registration process. If no certificate is being uploaded, the registration process cannot be completed. Please note that you might not have access to industry sponsored satellite symposia.
5 All exhibitors (industry representatives) will be charged an exhibitor congress fee giving them access to the virtual exhibition hall, industry sponsored satellite symposia, congress abstracts and certificate of attendance.

Registration fee for scientific programme includes:

  • Virtual access to all scientific sessions
  • Virtual access to poster exhibition
  • Virtual access to industry exhibition
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to congress abstracts
  • Access to on-demand videos after the congress
  • Access to Scientific Satellite Symposia

Registration fees for educational activities

1st ECCO Postgraduate Course in IBD 65.-
2nd Guideline Methodology and GRADE Workshop 40.-
3rd ECCO Basic Imaging Workshop in collaboration with ESGAR1
4th School for Clinical Trialists 40.-
5th Advanced ECCO: EduCational COurse for Industry2  600.-
6th D-ECCO Workshop 40.-
6th H-ECCO IBD Masterclass1 65.-
7th Y-ECCO Basic Science Workshop1  65.-
8th ECCO Ultrasound Workshop in collaboration with ESGAR1 80.-
8th P-ECCO Educational Course1  65.-
9th SciCom Workshop1  65.-
10th S-ECCO IBD Masterclass1 120.-
15th N-ECCO Network Meeting  20.-

1 50% reduction for Y-ECCO, Affiliate & IBD Nurse Members
2EUR 400 for ECCO Corporate Members

ECCO'21 Virtual Congress Registration will be open until Saturday July 10, 2021. We highly recommend that you register on our website only! 

ECCO Membership (paid membership fee 2021) is a pre-requisite for a majority of the offered educational activities (exception: Advanced ECCO: EduCational COurse for Industry). To become an ECCO Member or to renew your ECCO Membership for 2021, please click here.

Please register for these educational activities in advance within the online ECCO Congress registration. Note: To register for the Advanced ECCO: EduCational COurse for Industry, please contact the ECCO Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The number of participants for some educational activity is limited. Registration will be on a first come, first served basis.

Group registration

How to buy e-Vouchers for a group:

1 - You need to have an ECCO Account. You can create a new account, or retrieve the log in details of your current account directly through the ECCO Portal.

2- You need to know how many ECCO Members 2021 you would like to have in your group so you can benefit from the reduced member fees. Feel free to check with the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. whether your delegates are ECCO Members or not before proceeding with your group registration.

3- You need to make sure to enter the correct invoice details during the registration process and indicate the correct VAT No. or Tax ID. If you require any changes to the invoice after it has already been issued, it will result in an administrative fee of 5% of the total invoice amount.

4- Group coordinators can buy e-Vouchers for members/non-members/exhibitors (1 to 250 within one registration / no upload of certificates required / selection of 3 fee alternatives).

5- A group confirmation and its corresponding invoice(s) are sent to the group coordinator after the group registration is complete. Your invoice(s) will also be available under the respective registration on the ECCO Portal. If a registration deadline has passed before we receive your payment, the next applicable registration fee shall automatically apply and a new invoice will be issued.

6- You need to provide the e-voucher codes to your delegates and invite them to activate their e-Voucher in the ECCO Portal by clicking on “Congress Registration” and “Activate e-Voucher”. Your delegates will appear on your final registration list. You will be able to download your registration overview in excel format.

Voucher codes are unique and will reflect the registration fee purchased. For instance, a non-member cannot use a member’s voucher code. A non-member voucher can be used for a member.

7- Each delegate needs their own ECCO Account so they can activate their e-Voucher under the registration button and to then access the congress virtual platform in due course. Once a delegate activates their e-Voucher code, a registration confirmation is sent directly to this delegate.

8- Any Educational Courses on behalf of your delegates can be added to your registration directly under the respective delegate (who needs to be an ECCO Member) and needs to already have activated their e-voucher. Button: Add Educational Courses.

9- Track/edit your group registration in the ECCO Portal. Group coordinators can download an excel file of their group registration overview showing all the e-Vouchers codes. Group coordinators need to make sure that all their delegates have activated their e-Vouchers by June 16, 2021 and that the registrations are fully paid.  The full name of a delegate will show in the registration, once they activate their e-Voucher.

10- A cancelled registration can be allocated to another delegate at the same registration fee, free of charge until June 9, 2021 (name change). Button: Remove & Change e-Voucher, afterwards the e-Voucher code can be sent to another delegate.

11- Any incomplete e-Voucher after this date will be cancelled with no refunds. Agency/Sponsor contact details and email addresses as registration data for delegates cannot be accepted.


May 5, 2021, 23:59 CEST
May 12, 2021, 23:59 CEST
In case the full amount of the Early Registration fee has not been received, the late registration fee will automatically become effective.
June 16, 2021, 23:59 CEST
Group delegates need to activate their e-Vouchers in the ECCO Portal.
EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES REGISTRATION Deadline: Open for registration Registration for Educational Activities will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
LATE REGISTRATION FEE        PAYMENT                                            
June 23, 2021, 23:59 CEST
In case the full amount of the Late Registration fee has not been received, the online registration fee will automatically become effective.

July 2-3, 2021

July 8-10, 2021

Educational Programme

Scientific Programme


July 2 - October 31, 2021

Register NOW and watch later!

Delegates will access on-demand the Educational Courses and the Scientific Programme they have registered for.  


Log in to the ECCO Portal and download your Certificate of Attendance. 

Only for registered delegates who attended the Congress using the login details.


Access and submit your CME evaluation form(s) in order to download your CME Certificate(s) on the ECCO Portal. CME Credits can only be claimed until September 30, 2021 only.

Only for registered delegates who attended the Courses or/and Congress using their login details.

Terms of cancellation

Please read carefully the TERMS OF CANCELLATION:

A cancelled registration can be taken over by another participant (name change) free of charge until June 9, 2021.

In case you do not want to transfer your registration to another participant, the following fees apply:
- cancellation by May 12, 2021 a refund of 50% of your registration fee is granted.
- cancellation after May 12, 2021 no refund can be granted.

Virtual Viewing Hub

This not foreseen for ECCO'21 Virtual Congress. The registration is not set up for this scenario, delegates must use their unique login details to watch their registered courses and sessions and claim their Certificate of Attendance and CME Credits accordingly.

Official agency for AIFA submissions

According to Italian legislation, any Marketing Authorisation Holder or pharmaceutical company responsible for the commercialisation of a drug, which organises or helps to organise, whether by direct or indirect funding in Italy or abroad, a congress, or a meeting on topics in any way related to the use of medicine, shall notify the responsible Unit of the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) at least 60 days before the date of the event to ensure that these adhere to strict technical criteria and intend to provide further knowledge in the fields of chemistry, pharmaceutical technology, biochemistry, physiology pathology and clinical medicine. 

Endogroup International s.r.l. is the official Italian agency for the ECCO Congress 2021 Virtual, appointed to support companies with these formalities and to deal with the Italian Health Authorities.

Endogroup International s.r.l.
Via Pian d'Erba
522036 Erba (CO)
Tel +39 031 646141
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Contact: Mrs. Sarka Taftova

Liability & Disclaimer

ECCO reserves the right to retain the entire registration fee in the event that ECCO Congress cannot be held or must be moved or changed due to “Force Majeure" meaning an event beyond the reasonable control of ECCO, which prevents ECCO from complying with any of its obligations, including but not limited to pandemic or epidemic situation and other major risk.

If the IT suppliers and utility providers are prevented from making the congress available online to the delegate or if the organiser cannot organise the congress in the event of war, mobilisation, disasters, severe weather conditions, strikes, lock-outs, governmental lock-down in Austria, fire, official prescriptions, explosions, acts of terrorism or other circumstances of force majeure outside the organiser´s control or influence, irrespective of when it occurs, then the organiser cannot be held liable by the delegate. The organisers are acting as agents.

The delegate acknowledges that they have no right to sue the organisers for damages should the Congress not be held or postponed for unexpected political, economic reasons and "Force Majeure".

If you are not able to attend the congress, recorded webcasts of the scientific programme and all educational courses will be available in the ECCO Portal on demand until end of October 2021.

ECCO shall not be liable for disruptions in data transmission caused by technical errors or configuration problems on the delegate’s side.

It is the duty of the delegate to ensure that he has an ECCO Account, checked his login details in the ECCO Portal before the start of the ECCO Virtual Congress.

A delegate at the ECCO Virtual Congress can choose to share personal information as well as personal opinion in public debates with the other delegates. The content of all postings and the contribution to public debates is solely the responsibility of the delegate who chooses to actively share information. The congress organiser cannot be held liable for this posted content, while the Congress organiser reserves the right to edit, rectify or delete postings of delegates for good faith or legal reason.

Only written arrangements are binding. With your registration you authorise the organiser to use all registration data given in the registration form for the computerised handling of the congress and further communication with all respective suppliers.

Austrian law shall apply and place of jurisdiction is Vienna.

Please note that we solely accept VISAMaster Card and bank transfer as payment method for either Memberships and/or Congress registrations. Other credit cards will not be accepted.

For any questions regarding the congress and congress registration please do not hesitate to contact the ECCO Office:

ECCO European Crohn’s and Colitis OrganisationECCO Logo
Ungargasse 6/13,
1030 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43-(0)1-710 2242-0
Fax: +43-(0)1-710 2242-001
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