Pre-Congress Workshops (requires additional registration)

 Thursday, January 18, 2018 

A Clinician’s Guide to Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT)

This full-day, pre-session workshop is targeted to practicing gastroenterologists and other health care providers interested in learning about the past, present and future of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) as an intervention for intractable GI conditions such as IBD. The program will discuss the state of the science, regulatory considerations and status of FMT-inspired therapeutics under development.

Member Registration Rate: $100          |          Non-Member Registration Rate: $150

Perspectives: IBD Review for Professionals

Perspectives: IBD Review for Professionals is a continuing education symposium intended for community gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospital pharmacists and managed care directors. Leading experts will provide a comprehensive overview of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis through presentations on causes, diagnosis, medical and surgical management, health maintenance, and risks of therapies. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive case-based workshop.

Member Registration Rate: $100          |          Non-Member Registration Rate: $150

Managing IBD for Optimal Patient Care

This inaugural half-day pre-congress workshop is targeted to IBD nurses and advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and PAs, and will address the latest information on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis with a particular focus on personalization of care.

Member Registration Rate: $30          |          Non-Member Registration Rate: $60

Cutting-Edge Pediatric IBD

This inaugural pre-congress workshop is targeted to all providers who care for pediatric patients with IBD. The agenda will address emerging concepts highly relevant to the clinical management of children and young adults with IBD

Member Registration Rate: $50          |          Non-Member Registration Rate: $100

The Lloyd Mayer, MD, Young IBD Investigators
Clinical, Basic and Translational Research Workshop

Back by popular demand for its fourth year, this half-day pre-congress workshop is targeted to early career clinical, basic and translational researchers as well as senior researchers and will feature a mix of research presentations by young investigator colleagues, keynote presentations, and panel discussion featuring established IBD researchers. The theme this year is focused around grant proposal and will include two mock grant review sessions.

Member Registration Rate: $0          |          Non-Member Registration Rate: $0