IBD Conferences & Events

As part of our mission to eradicate Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, we offer a wide variety of educational programs for healthcare professionals. Here are upcoming national conferences. For local professional education, connect with your chapter.

Crohn's & Colitis Congress 2021

Crohn's & Colitis Congress®

The 2021 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress® Goes Virtual • January 21-24, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress®, a partnership of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association, is moving from a live meeting to a virtual experience and is currently scheduled for January 21-23, 2021.

As always we will bring together our community of health care practitioners and researchers to continue our mission of transforming inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) care — in a new and exciting forum. Please continue to check back for updates. We can’t wait to see all of you virtually.

IBD Innovate


This conference will showcase innovative product development programs in IBD. This event will be an exceptional networking opportunity for all stakeholders dedicated to advancing innovative products to address the critical challenges faced by IBD patients.

GUILD 2021

  • 5th Annual GUILD Conference (Gastroenterology Updates - IBD - Liver Disease)
  • February 14-17, 2021
  • Wailea Beach Marriott – Maui, Hawaii
  • Foundation professional members receive a 10% discount (contact [email protected] for code)

Learn more about GUILD 2021

The Foundation is not involved in the planning of this meeting but has endorsed it

2nd Annual IBD Master Class

The Cleveland Clinic Medical & Surgical Team Approach to Complex IBD

March 15 & 16, 2021, 6:30 – 9:00 PM (EST)

This virtual event focuses on advanced topics in “IBD-ology” from a Cleveland Clinic perspective. Format includes case-based multidisciplinary extended discussions interspersed with didactics. Audience member participation in the discussions is highly encouraged.

Register and learn more!

The Foundation is not involved in the planning of this meeting but has endorsed it