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Meeting Materials


Meeting materials will be available for pick-up on-site at the ACG Registration Desk beginning on Friday, October 14. Included with your registration is access to the course presentations via the ACG 2016 mobile app, powered by CadmiumCD’s eventScribe®. Included with your registration is access to the course presentations via the ACG 2016 mobile app, powered by CadmiumCD’s eventScribe®. Use the app to download faculty presentations onto tablets, mobile devices, and laptops, and provides note-taking and highlighting capabilities. Take notes at the event and continue reviewing them when you get home. Presentations will also be available online in PDF format for registered attendees prior to and after the course to download. Information on how to access the ACG 2016 mobile app and the PDF files will be e-mailed to all registrants by early October. (NOTE: No printed materials or USBs will be available with course registrations.)

Annual Scientific Meeting


There is no registration fee for ACG Members (including FACG and MACG), Resident/Trainee/Candidate Members, Allied Health Members and NP/PA Members. Resident/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.  All other non-members are required to submit a registration fee. Tickets for the optional breakfast sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday may be purchased for an additional charge. Included with your registration is access to the course presentations via the ACG 2016 mobile app, powered by CadmiumCD’s eventScribe®. Use the app to download faculty presentations onto tablets, mobile devices, and laptops, and provides note-taking and highlighting capabilities. Take notes at the event and continue reviewing them when you get home. Presentations will also be available online in PDF format for registered attendees prior to and after the course to download. Information on how to access the ACG 2016 mobile app and the PDF files will be e-mailed to all registrants by early October. (NOTE: No printed materials or USBs will be available with course registrations.)

Physicians registered for the Annual Scientific Meeting have the opportunity to earn MOC points at no additional cost.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 16.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Annual Postgraduate Course


All Postgraduate Course registrants will receive access to an online PDF of the Self-Assessment Test and may choose to purchase the Online Self-Assessment Test when it becomes available on September 14, 2016. Attendees receive special pre-meeting discount pricing, in effect only until Friday, October 7th.

The Postgraduate Course again offers registrants the opportunity to participate in the optional Learning Luncheon programs. Participation will be by pre-registration only. There is a separate charge for the Learning Luncheons. There are a limited number of participants who may attend each Learning Luncheon.

Included with your registration is access to the course presentations via the ACG 2016 mobile app, powered by CadmiumCD’s eventScribe®. Use the app to download faculty presentations onto tablets, mobile devices, and laptops, and provides note-taking and highlighting capabilities. Take notes at the event and continue reviewing them when you get home. Presentations will also be available online in PDF format for registered attendees prior to and after the course to download. Information on how to access the ACG 2016 mobile app and the PDF files will be e-mailed to all registrants by early October. (NOTE: No printed materials or USBs will be available with course registrations.)

Physicians registered for the Annual Postgraduate Course have the opportunity to earn MOC points at no additional cost.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Optional Friday Courses: Friday, October 14


Optional Friday courses to be offered at ACG 2016 include:

In addition, the ASGE will offer a one-day Endoscopy course. Separate registration fees apply for all optional Friday courses.

Accreditation


The American College of Gastroenterology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

These live educational activities have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. See individual course descriptions for exact credit hours. Learn more

Exhibit Hall


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 2016 Exhibit Hall where more than 150 companies will display and demonstrate their products and services. With the variety of exhibitors expected to participate, there are certain to be displays of interest for all attendees. Companies who exhibit include pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical instrument suppliers, research companies, technology companies, publishers, non-profit organizations, recruiters, and many others.

The ACG Store


Visit the ACG Store to purchase one of ACG’s educational resources or one of the many ACG logo items to be offered, such as jackets, golf shirts, t-shirts, and mugs.

Job Forum


Attention Employers: Advertise your career opportunities direct to attendees at the ACG 2016 Job Forum

Search job postings here.

Have an open position in your practice or institution? Looking for a GI fellow who is ready to graduate or a seasoned professional to serve as a leader and mentor? Reach your key market by posting your position on the ACG 2016 Job Forum.

For only $350 per posting, employers can market their job openings before the meeting, meet with potential employees during the meeting, and continue to market their position 30 days after the meeting. The site opens September 1, 2016. Post a job now.

The Job Forum will be located on the Exhibit Hall floor during ACG 2016. Computers will be set up to allow employers to post jobs and attendees to search jobs. If you are attending the meeting, potential employees can contact you to set up a time to meet while in Las Vegas. Signage will be displayed in the Convention Center and Exhibit Hall to encourage people to visit the Job Forum.

New in 2016—the ACG Job Forum will also allow individuals to post their resume. Job postings and resumes will remain live through November 30, 2016.


The College will market the Job Forum in the following ways:


The ACG 2016 Job Forum, located in the Exhibit Hall, will include:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)


Attendees at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course who need additional reasonable accommodations or who have special needs should contact the ACG office no later than September 23, 2016.

On-site Child Care


The American College of Gastroenterology will again be offering child care services during its 2016 Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course. Child care will take place at The Venetian, the Headquarters Hotel. To take advantage of this special service, complete the Child Care Reservation Form. Please note: We must receive the completed Child Care Registration Form with General Release and Waiver by September 23, 2016.

Child care service times are as follows:

Saturday, October 15 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 16 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday, October 17 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Tuesday, October 18 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, October 19 7:00 am – 12:30 am

About ACG


The American College of Gastroenterology is a recognized leader in educating GI professionals and the general public about digestive disorders. Our mission is to advance world-class care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders through excellence, innovation and advocacy in the areas of scientific investigation, education, prevention, and treatment. To learn more about ACG, visit our corporate website at gi.org.

About Las Vegas


Mark your calendar now to join colleagues at ACG 2016, October 14–19, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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