Young GI Network

The place to meet for gastroenterology trainees and young fellows at UEG Week.

The network is dedicated to support congress delegates below the age of 40 by providing the opportunity to network with peers and senior experts and get career tips and guidance from mentors.

Young GI Lounge

This comfortable area is the place to meet for gastroenterology trainees and young fellows at UEG Week. Form new collaborations over a cup of coffee, surf the net, charge your devices and join our activities! 

Opening hours
Saturday, October 19 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday, October 20 09:00 - 17:00
Monday, October 21 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday, October 22 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday, October 23 09:00 - 15:30

Young GI Network – Live video chats

Participate in the next round of moderated Facebook live video chats in the Young GI Network Facebook Group. 

Date Time Topic Senior discussants Junior discussants
Sunday, October 20 13:30- 14:00 Do gastroenterologists and surgeons need each other? Peter Bauerfeind, Helmut Friess Henriette Heinrich, Ulrich Nitsche
Monday, October 21 15:30- 16:00 I want my paper in UEG Journal: Tell me how Joost PH Drenth, Alexander Meining audience
Tuesday, October 22 17:30-18:00 Family and GI training –
Mission possible!
Carolina Ciacci Johan Burisch,
Vita Skuja

Young GI Mentoring Programme

You will have the unique opportunity to meet in groups guided by senior expert on Monday and Tuesday (October 21-22, 2019). View the programme schedule and list of mentors.

This programme is restricted to young congress delegates. 

Registration is mandatory, remaining places can be booked onsite in the Young GI Lounge.

Young GI Network - Let's meet!

The networking event “Let’s meet!” is another great opportunity to meet colleagues from all over the world in an informal atmosphere. Join us on Sunday, October 20, at 19:00 to mix and mingle at Ultramarinos Santa Mònica, Les Rambles des, Rambla dels Caputxins, 31, 08002 Barcelona!

This event is restricted to young congress delegates. Tickets can be purchased in the congress centre at the open payment registration counter (please note: limited availability).


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Venue & Practical Infos

Learn all about the Fira Gran Via, the venue of UEG Week 2019 and get answers to a variety of practical questions regarding your stay in Barcelona.
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Be part of our meeting

Watch over 100 sessions streaming live from UEG Week Barcelona 2019.
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UEG classroom course

This 2-day course aims to teach EBM principles and how they can be applied in daily clinical work.  
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