Child Care

Child care services will be available on-site during ACG 2018. Check back soon for registration, fees, and payment information. Child care will be provided at the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, the headquarters hotel. The price for a half day of child care services is $30 and a full day is $60. There is a maximum charge of $100 per day per family.

Full and half day child care services will be offered at the following dates and times:

Saturday, October 6 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday, October 7 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
Monday, October 8 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 9 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 10 7:00 am – 12:30 pm

Are you a nursing mother? The ACG will have a nursing room set up at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for your convenience. Please visit the ACG registration desk and ask for the key as needed. We appreciate you returning the key as soon as possible so others may use the room.

The American College of Gastroenterology
Annual Scientific Meeting + Postgraduate Course at ACG 2018
October 5-10, 2018 • Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia PA
























  • Childcare will be provided at The Hyatt Regency, the headquarters Hotel during WCOG at ACG 2017.
  • Please indicate the block(s) of time you will be reserving.

  • We, the undersigned, in consideration of the services of care for our children during the Annual Meeting ACG Philadelphia, PA from October 5-10, 2018,
    do hereby release and discharge forever,
    American College of Gastroenterology, The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, contracted child care providers,
    corporations both known and
    unknown, from any and all claims, demands, damages, actions, causes or actions, or suits at law or inequity because of any matter,
    incident or thing done, omitted or suffered to be done by anyone, which may hereafter arise from or out of our children’s presence at the
    children’s program at The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, October 5-10, 2018.

    Furthermore, we the undersigned do expressly stipulate and agree, in consideration for the aforesaid children’s hospitality center, to
    in-demnify and to hold the World Gastroenterology Organisation, the American College of Gastroenterology and The Philadelphia Marriott
    Downtown, firms and corporations both known and unknown, forever harmless against loss from any and all further claims,
    demands, grievances
    and causes of actions of any kind whatsoever that may hereafter at any time be made or brought by our children and
    we hereby waive any and all
    rights of exemption under the laws of any state or against such claims.

    In the event of any emergency, the American College of Gastroenterology
    and The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown and their agents have our permission to administer first aid or obtain emergency medical
    treatment in our children’s best interest. We agree to pay all expenses incurred due to an emergency involving our children.


  • By selecting the "I Accept" button, you are signing this Agreement electronically. You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this Agreement. By selecting "I Accept" you consent to be legally bound by this Agreement's terms and conditions.

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