Events & Receptions

Advanced Practice Providers Reception

Friday, October 25 | 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm


ACG SCOPY Award Ceremony & Workshop

Sunday, October 27 | 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Come join the ACG Public Relations Committee and celebrate your colleagues who will receive 2019 ACG SCOPY Awards. Be inspired by a dynamic panel presentation on some of the best, most innovative and impactful community education programs to raise awareness of colorectal cancer and enjoy a cocktail reception. SCOPY is ACG’s Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention & Year-Round Excellence. Learn more


New! EndoTitans Hands-On Challenge

Sunday, October 27 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm / Exhibit Halls 3 & 4

The EndoTitans Challenge will be an opportunity for fellows to demonstrate both their knowledge and technical abilities in endoscopy. The challenge began in August with a preliminary knowledge round open to all second and third-year fellows. The top scoring fellows from each year were then invited to participate in a skills challenge. Winners will take home both bragging rights and a travel grant for ACG 2020. Join us in the Hands-On Workshop area of the Exhibit Hall to cheer on the competitors.


International Attendee Reception

Sunday, October 27 | 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm


Women and Minorities in Gastroenterology Reception

Sunday, October 27 | 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm


Exhibit Hall Opening Welcome Reception

Sunday, October 27 | 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm


Healio Disruptive Innovators Awards

Sunday, October 27 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


President's Address

Monday, October 28, 2019 | 9:00 am | Stars at Night Ballroom

Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG, ACG President, will address attendees during the Presidential Address to mark the beginning of the ACG 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. The President uses this opportunity to welcome attendees, highlight accomplishments over the past year, and bid farewell as the leadership passes on to the next President-Elect.


GIQuIC Luncheon: GIQuIC - Measuring and Improving Quality in Clinical Practice  

Monday, October 28, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Pre-registration required. Room number will be listed on your badge.

The GI Quality Improvement Consortium (GIQuIC) is hosting a lunch for current and prospective GIQuIC registry participants. GIQuIC Board members will provide an overview of the registry and users will share ways of using GIQuIC for quality improvement in their practice, followed by Q & A. To sign up, use the ACG 2019 Meeting Registration Form. The $25 fee covers lunch. Space is limited.


How to Get Published: ACG Journal Editors Roundtable

Monday, October 28 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ACG’s journal editors frequently receive questions about how best to get published, how they assess submissions, and how to best format a manuscript. In this session, the editors reveal answers to the “Top 10 Questions” they receive about the publication process and share pearls of wisdom about what works – and what doesn’t work – when submitting papers for publication. If you want to start or improve your publishing career, then don’t miss this valuable opportunity to hear directly from the editors who are eager to help! Free and open to all attendees.


ACG Annual Business Meeting

Monday, October 28 | 6:00 pm

All Members and Fellows (FACG) are encouraged to attend the Annual Business Meeting where College business will be discussed and voted on.