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At ACG 2016 there are a number of opportunities to network with your peers. Here are a few of the events taking place at ACG 2016.

ACG Presidential Address


Kenneth DeVault, MD, FACG, ACG President, will address attendees during the Presidential Address to mark the beginning of the Annual Meeting. The President uses this opportunity to welcome members, highlight ACG’s accomplishments over the past year, and bid farewell as he passes leadership of the ACG on to the President-Elect.

ACG Annual Business Meeting


All ACG Members and Fellows (FACG) are encouraged to attend the College’s Annual Business Meeting where College business will be discussed and voted on. The meeting will be held on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 pm, immediately following that day’s Annual Scientific Session.

ACG Auxiliary


The ACG Auxiliary will provide a Hospitality Suite for spouses during the ACG Annual Meeting, offering a place to relax and unwind, review tour and visitor information, or just chat with friends. Registration for Auxiliary members will also be available in the suite. Information on Auxiliary events and tours is available via the ACG Auxiliary website.

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Receptions


Industry-Sponsored Satellite Symposia


Open to all ACG 2016 attendees, industry-sponsored satellite symposia provide additional educational opportunities for attendees. These programs are independent of the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course programs and ACG is not the continuing medical education provider of these programs.

Friday, October 14

Biosimilars in IBD: Evidence and Extrapolation
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Venetian | Veronese Ballroom (2404 - 2406 & 2504 - 2506)
Sponsored by Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd.

Saturday, October 15

IBD Management Strategies to Improve Remission Rates and Prevent Disease Relapse: An Interactive CME Breakfast Symposium
5:30 am - 7:30 am
The Venetian | IJ
Supported by an educational grant from Salix, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

Mechanistic Approaches to IBD: Current & Future Management Strategies
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venetian | IJ
Supported by educational grants from American Regent, Inc. and Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Sunday, October 16

Profiling PBC Patients: A Sea-Change in Management
5:30 am - 7:30 am
The Venetian | GH
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

An Evidence-Based Approach to IBS and CIC: Applying New Advances to Daily Practice
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Venetian | IJ
Supported by educational grants from Allergan, Inc., Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Salix Pharmaceuticals and Synergy Pharmaceuticals

Monday, October 17

Learn What’s Next for Crohn’s Disease
5:30 am - 7:30 am
The Venetian | Bassano 2700
Sponsored by Janssen Biotech, Inc.

A Difficile Dilemma: Promising New Therapies for a Challenging Infection
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
The Venetian | GH
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Exhibitor/ACG Theater


Open to all ACG 2016 attendees, Exhibitor Theaters may be provided by an ACG 2016 Exhibitor or ACG. These presentations provide additional educational opportunities for attendees. No CME is provided for Theater presentations.

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ACG Publishing Symposium / Meet the Editors


Monday, October 17, 2016

3:45 pm - 4:40 pm
ACG Publishing Symposium / Meet the Editors
Room 2402

Come listen to the Editors of ACG’s three scientific journals present advice on publishing-related topics specific to each journal: The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology, and ACG Case Reports Journal. This will be a great opportunity to hear tips on publishing your research, get answers to common questions, and learn more about how publishing in ACG journals can advance your academic career. Four short lectures will be presented, with time after for questions and to meet the new Editors of all three journals. The symposium is free to all attendees.