Events & Receptions

Advanced Practice Providers Reception

Friday, October 25 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

All NP/PA ACG 2024 attendees are invited to attend. Hosted by the Advanced Practice Providers Committee.

ACG Yoga Session

Sunday, October 27 | 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Start your day early with a yoga session adapted to beginners and includes breath work, yoga vinyasa flow, and mediation. Open to all attendees. Come breathe, relax and connect with your colleagues. Yoga mats, water, and light snacks will be provided.

Advanced registration is required and space is limited. To register, please visit

Hosted by the Women in GI Committee.

Celebrating Diversity in ACG Reception

Sunday, October 27 | 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

Gather to celebrate diversity in ACG and connect with colleagues. Hosted by the Women in GI Committee and the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee.

International Attendee Reception

Sunday, October 27 | 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

All international attendees are invited to attend and enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres for a networking reception with colleagues. Hosted by the International Relations Committee.

Exhibit Hall Opening Welcome Reception

Sunday, October 27 | 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Immediately following the conclusion of the Postgraduate Course, join colleagues for the ACG 2024 Opening Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall. The reception will feature hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.

ACG LGBTQ+ Pride Night Reception

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

Welcoming LGBTQ+ attendees and allies to a safe and inclusive gathering for networking, mentorship and more. Please enjoy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while schmoozing and making friends. Hosted by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.

Healio Disruptive Innovators Awards

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

Join us at this exclusive event presented by ACG's media partner, Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, as we honor Disruptive Innovators in eight different categories. Each of these awardees has changed the face of gastroenterology and pushed the status quo toward the betterment of the field. As a true testament to Healio’s peer-tested approach, their Peer Perspective Board and "Healio 200" GI experts vote on the awardees.

President's Address

Monday, October 28 | 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Jonathan A. Leighton, MD, FACG, ACG President, will address attendees during the Presidential Address to mark the beginning of the ACG 2024 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.

ACG SCOPY Award Ceremony & #ACG2024 #IRL In Real Life Social Media Meetup Reception

Monday, October 28 | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Public Relations Committee invites you to celebrate your colleagues who will receive SCOPY Awards and to connect with ACG members active on social media at a combined event putting a spotlight on connection, community and colorectal cancer awareness! SCOPY is ACG's Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention and Year-Round Excellence. Learn more

ACG Annual Business Meeting

Monday, October 28 | 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

How to Get Published: ACG Journal Editors Roundtable

Monday, October 28 | 3:45 pm - 4:45 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 discuss the most commonly asked 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.