Online: Click here to register online.
Fax: You may fax your completed pre-registration form (with credit card information) to ACG at 301-263-9025.
Mail: You may mail your completed pre-registration form to: American College of Gastroenterology, 6400 Goldsboro Road, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20817-5842.
After September 18, 2013, registration will only be available on-site at the ACG Registration Desk at the San Diego Convention Center on a space available basis. Pre-registration is strongly recommended.
Written notice of cancellation and requests for refunds must be received by the College’s office by September 18, 2013. After this date, no refunds will be possible. Registration cancellations are not accepted by telephone. An explanation must be provided in writing. There will be a $50 administrative fee assessed for cancellation of any paid event. Refunds will be issued after the meeting.
Meeting materials (including name badges and optional event tickets) will be available for pick-up on-site at the ACG Registration Desk beginning on Friday, October 11. Registrants of the Postgraduate Course and the Annual Scientific Meeting may choose to receive either a printed copy of the meeting syllabus or a PDF of the syllabus on a USB drive. There is a separate charge to purchase both the USB version and the printed version of either syllabus.
Annual Scientific Meeting
There is no registration fee for ACG Members (including FACG and MACG), Residents/Trainee/Candidate Members, NP/PA Members and Allied Health Members. In addition, Non-Member Residents/Trainees will have their registration fee waived if they provide a letter from their Program Director indicating they are currently in training. Guests/Non- Member Physicians/Non-Member PharmDs/Exhibitors are required to submit a registration fee. Non-Member Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Allied Health Professionals and Practice Managers are also required to submit a registration fee. Tickets for the optional breakfast sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday may be purchased for an additional charge by indicating your preference on the registration form. All registrants of the Annual Scientific Meeting may choose to receive a printed copy of the meeting syllabus or a USB drive which includes a PDF of the syllabus.
Annual Postgraduate Course
Registration forms will be processed in order of receipt and must be accompanied by payment of the registration fee in full. All pre-registrations received prior to September 18, 2013 will be acknowledged. Registrants may choose to receive the printed syllabus or a USB drive which includes a PDF of the syllabus. All registrants will receive a separate printed self-assessment examination and may choose to purchase advance online access to the Self-Assessment Test (deadline for advance access purchase is September 13, 2013). The Postgraduate Course again offers registrants the opportunity to participate in the optional Learning Luncheon programs. Participation will be by pre-registration only. There are a limited number of participants who may attend each Learning Luncheon. Because participation is limited in each session, you will need to provide your top five Learning Luncheon choices when completing your preregistration form. There is a separate charge for the Learning Luncheons.
In addition, the ASGE will offer a one-day Endoscopy course. Separate registration fees apply for all optional Friday courses.
The ACG designates these live educational activities for a maximum as noted below of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
|GI Pathophysiology Course||4.75|
|What’s New in GI Pharmacology||3|
|Practice Management Course||8|
|Annual Scientific Meeting||16.25|
|Annual Postgraduate Course||13.25|
Additional CME credits are provided for attendees of the optional Learning Luncheons and Breakfast Sessions.
The headquarters hotel for ACG 2013 is the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Visit the Registration and Housing page for more information on accommodations and rates.
The science and technology of medicine is ever-changing and advancing the practice of gastroenterology. Showcasing these latest advances in technology and therapeutics is the ACG 2013 Exhibit Hall, where more than 100 companies will display and demonstrate their products and services. With the variety of exhibitors expected to participate, there will certainly be displays that will interest any attendee. Companies who exhibit include pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical instrument suppliers, research companies, technology companies, publishers, non-profit organizations, recruiters and many others. Exhibit Hall hours are:
|Sunday, October 13||3:30 pm – 7:00 pm|
|Monday, October 14||10:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Tuesday, October 15||10:00 am – 4:30 pm|
Immediately following the conclusion of the Postgraduate Course on Sunday, join colleagues for the ACG 2013 Opening Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall from 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm. The Reception will feature hors d’ouevres and refreshments. This casual social gathering will give all attendees the opportunity to explore the Hall, meet with exhibitors, and network and mingle with fellow professionals.
The ACG Store
Postgraduate Course and Annual Meeting syllabi, as well as other educational materials, will be available for purchase at the ACG Store. ACG logo items, such as jackets, golf shirts, t-shirts, and mugs will also be available. ACG Store hours are:
|Friday, October 11||2:00 pm – 6:00 pm|
|Saturday, October 12||8:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|Sunday, October 13||8:00 am – 5:00 pm|
|Monday, October 14||8:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Tuesday, October 15||8:00 am – 6:15 pm|
|Wednesday, October 16||8:00 am – 12:15 pm|
Job Forum: Where Candidates and Employers Meet
Looking for a job? Recruiting candidates for an open position? With the thousands of GI professionals convening in San Diego, the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting provides an ideal setting for employers to post job openings and for applicants to review available positions all across the country.
Gastrojobs, powered by naturejobs, the award-winning scientific and medical online job board, can help! Gastrojobs will be available live, or take advantage of this early notice and see what gastrojobs has to offer at nature.com/gastrojobs.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Attendees at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course who need additional reasonable accommodations or have special needs should contact the ACG office no later than September 18, 2013.
On-Site Child Care Information
Information will be available soon. Continue to check this page for details.
The American College of Gastroenterology is a recognized leader in educating GI professionals and the general public about digestive disorders. Our mission: to serve the evolving needs of physicians in the delivery of high quality scientific, humanistic and cost-effective health care to gastroenterology patients. To learn more about ACG, visit our corporate website at http://gi.org.
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