Annual Meetings

2015 Events

October 16 – 21, 2015 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

Location: Honolulu, HI

The ACG Annual Scientific Meeting gathers GI physicians from around the world to deliver the latest clinical information on timely topics in gastroenterology.

More information: http://acgmeetings.gi.org/

November 4 – 7, 2015 American Pancreatic Association (APA)

Location: San Diego, CA

This is the APA annual meeting for pancreatologists (medical pancreatologists, endoscopists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists and basic scientists) from all over the world to present and discuss current clinical and laboratory research related to the field. Evidence-based advances in techniques and intervention for treating pancreatic disorders are featured.

More information: http://www.american-pancreatic-association.org/index.php/annual-meeting/2015-annual-meeting

November 15 – 19, 2015 International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA)

Location: Melbourne, Australia

This is the 2015 Joint Congress of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA), the International Xenotransplantation Association (IXA) and the Cell Transplant Society (CTS).

More information: http://www.melbourne2015.org/

2016 Events

(listed by date)

April 8 – 10, 2016 National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) Fellows Symposium

Location: Itasca, IL

This is the annual Fellows Symposium for physician trainees to gain insights and instruction from renowned specialists. This meeting provides one-on-one mentoring between trainees and the top physicians and translational scientists in the United States.

More information and to apply: http://www.pancreasfoundation.org/pancreas-community/medical-community/fellows-symposium/

April 20 – 23, 2016 International-Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA)

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

This is the 12th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association. The IHPBA is a non-profit organization that was created with the goals of finding effective treatment for the disorders of the liver, pancreas and biliary tree. This organization  promotes understanding, encourages change, studies problems, fosters friendship in the field of HPB surgery, strives towards highest ethical standards and fosters education and career development in the field.

More information: http://www.ihpba2016.com/index.html

May 20 – 21 2016 Pancreas Club

Location: San Diego, CA

The Mission of the Pancreas Club is to promote the interchange of ideas between pancreatologists throughout the world and to maintain an informal “club” atmosphere.  The meeting is linked to Digestive Disease Week.

More information: http://pancreasclub.com/annualmeeting/

May 21 – 24, 2016 Digestive Disorders Week (DDW)

Location: San Diego, CA

DDW serves as an educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields.

More information: http://www.ddw.org/

May 25 – 28, 2016 European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN)

The aim of ESPGHAN is to promote the health of children with special attention to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and nutritional status. The annual ESPGHAN meetings provide education on new and upcoming scientific research in May or June of each year.

Location: Athens, Greece

More information: http://www.espghan2016.org/

June 8 – 11, 2016 European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS)

Location: Basel, Switzerland

The ECFS annual conference is held in a different European city each year for. It began as the European Working Group for Cystic Fibrosis (EWGCF) and provides a forum for discussion of the latest cystic fibrosis findings.

Mission statement: The European Cystic Fibrosis Society is an international community of scientific and clinical professionals committed to improving survival and quality of life for people with CF by promoting high quality research, education and care.

More information: https://www.ecfs.eu/basel2016

July 2016 (TBA) Pancreas Fest

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

PancreasFest runs each year, typically during the last Thursday-Friday of July.  The primary purpose of PancreasFest is to provide ample time and space for dedicated physician-scientists to meet and discuss new technical advances, therapies and opportunities for clinical and translational research in human pancreatic diseases.  These goals are accomplished through continuing education (CME) programs, Investigators Meetings, Working Group meetings and small private meetings.  Young investigators and trainees are specifically invited, mentored and equipped through the annual meeting of the Collaborative Alliance for Pancreatic Education and Research (CAPER).

More information: http://pancreasfest.com/

July 2016 (TBA) Collaborative Alliance for Pancreatic Education and Research (CAPER)

The Collaborative Alliance for Pancreatic Education and Research (CAPER) represents the  ”the next generation” of academic pancreatologists, therapeutic endoscopists, pancreatic surgeons, radiologists, oncologists and translational researchers who are dedicated to advancing the early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic diseases through participation in cooperative, multi-center research trials.  The Annual CAPER meeting is held in July during PancreasFest.

More information: http://pancreasfest.com/

July 6 – 9, 2016 European Pancreatic Club (EPC)

Location: Liverpool, UK

The European Pancreatic Club (EPC) is a non-profit, international scientific organization that is dedicated to the study of the pancreas. The EPC represents the premier European pancreas meeting and is held in different European cities each year.  This will be the 48th meeting of the European Pancreatic Club (EPC).

More information: http://epc2016.com/

October 21 – 26 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

Location: Las Vegas, NV

The ACG Annual Scientific Meeting gathers GI physicians from around the world to deliver the latest clinical information on timely topics in gastroenterology.

More information: http://acgmeetings.gi.org/

TBA International Association of Pancreatology (IAP)

The IAP is a community of basic scientists and clinical investigators from 32 countries and is devoted to basic and clinical understanding of pancreatic functions and diseases.

Location: Sendai, Japan

More information: http://www.internationalpancreatology.org/

November 2016 (TBA) American Pancreatic Association (APA)

Location: TBA

This is the APA annual meeting for pancreatologists (medical pancreatologists, endoscopists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, oncologists and basic scientists) from all over the world to present and discuss current clinical and laboratory research related to the field.

More information: http://www.american-pancreatic-association.org/