IBD Conferences & Events

Upcoming Conferences & Events for Health Care Professionals

As part of our mission to eradicate Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, we offer a wide variety of educational programs for health care professionals. Below is a list of upcoming educational seminars, conferences, meetings, and events.

Join the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) for the inaugural Crohn's & Colitis Congress taking place Jan. 18-20, 2018 in Las Vegas. Expand your knowledge, network with IBD leaders across multiple disciples, and get inspired to improve patient care.

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Generating Consensus in IBD 2017

August 19, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm | Chicago, Illinois

It is the gathering of the top most renowned doctors in the field of IBD. It is an opportunity not to be missed where you can meet and discuss key topics with colleagues within a highly favored group of a 150-200 participants.

Clinical Convergence®: Patient and Provider Perspectives in IBD -- Earn CME credit

September 9, 2017
Kansas City, Missouri

Learn from leading IBD experts and IBD patients! The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation invites you to join us for this Clinical Convergence® continuing medical education symposium, featuring concurrent clinician and patient lectures that “converge” just before lunch, when both sets of learners meet and engage in an interactive discussion with leading IBD experts and IBD patients.

Clinical Convergence®: Patient and Provider Perspectives in IBD -- Earn CME credit

September 16, 2017
Austin, Texas

Learn from leading IBD experts and IBD patients! The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation invites you to join us for this Clinical Convergence® continuing medical education symposium, featuring concurrent clinician and patient lectures that “converge” just before lunch, when both sets of learners meet and engage in an interactive discussion with leading IBD experts and IBD patients.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Perspectives: IBD Review for Professionals -- CE Certified

September 23, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Learn from leading IBD experts! We invite you to join us for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Perspectives continuing education symposium, featuring world-renowned experts in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).This activity includes presentations on the causes, diagnosis, medical and surgical management, health maintenance, and risks of therapies for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. During this activity, learners will apply their skills and knowledge in an interactive workshop featuring challenging IBD case presentations moderated by expert faculty. This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, and RMEI Medical Education, LLC. This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Medtronic, and Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

Crohn’s & Colitis Congress

January 18, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada

Join the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) for the inaugural Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™. Expand your knowledge, network with IBD leaders across multiple disciplines, and get inspired to improve patient care. Taking place Jan. 18-20, 2018 in Las Vegas, the Congress focuses on a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to IBD care, with sessions addressing the current realities and challenges in the disease space. The most advanced, cutting-edge research will be presented to assist the IBD community in providing the best quality of care to patients living with these diseases. Invited faculty includes leading GIs, surgeons, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, IBD nurses, dietitians, mental health professionals, radiologists and pathologists. Sessions will emphasize case studies with multi-disciplinary panel discussions covering: Management of Complicated IBD, Defining Optimal Treatment Algorithms, Clinical and Research Challenges. Please visit the Congress website at for more details.”