ESPGHAN GI Summer School

Application Deadline: 28.04.2020



Registration Fee

Registration Fee (100.00€)


General Information


It is the tradition of ESPGHAN to hold a Gastroenterology School every year. After the last activity in Italy, we invite Young Investigators and Trainees to join us for another exciting School in the beautiful city of Jerusalem, Israel, from June 24 – 26, 2020.

The main topics will cover functional GI disorders, coeliac disease, eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases, IBD, motility disorders, intestinal failure, endoscopic techniques.


The following will be covered by ESPGHAN

- up to 3 nights pre-arranged accommodation (organized by ESPGHAN)

- Pre-arranged dinners and social programme

- Travel Refund up to EUR 400,00

- Catering throughout the course

- Course Material

The registration fee needs to be paid upon receipt of the respective invoice.


Application & Abstract Submission:

Please use the online application form on this page. Application submitted by email cannot be accepted. If you experience any issues with the tool, please contact us at office@espghan.

Candidates will be selected upon application, with a supporting letter from a Full ESPGHAN member and an abstract that may be selected for presentation during the course. Abstracts may have been submitted to other public meetings previously.


Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Language : English

Abstract word count : maximum 400  

Title length: inclusive in total word count

Tables : maximum 2

Figure maximum 1  

Details of authors: presenters name to be included and underlined

Number of coauthors : no restriction  

Who can present : no restriction , but any of the coauthors can present but should be registered for the conference can present . Should have a medical / allied health professional background

What can be submitted: case report or original work  

Trial design abstract may be considered at the discretion of the abstract selection committee  

Presenting author of the abstract should be registered for the meeting and full payment should be done prior to the meeting

Presentation: oral or poster; the authors will be notified about selection


Preliminary Programme


Day 1: Wednesday June 24, 2020

20:00 Welcome Dinner (TBC)


Day 2: Thursday, June 25, 2020

08:30 – 08:45 Welcome to Jerusalem

08:45 – 09:20 GERD 

09:20 – 10:00 Food Allergy 

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:15 Crohns Disease for the Pediatric Gastroenterologist 2020 

11:15 – 12:00 Ulcerative Colitis for the Pediatric Gastroenterologist 2020  

12:00 – 12:15 oral presentations by participants 

12:15 – 13:00 Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity – 2 sides of a coin? 

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:30 - 15:00 Acute and Chronic Gastroenteritis 

15:00 – 15:30 CODES Congenital Diarrhea and Enteropathies                   

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:30 Oral Presentations by Participants (5 mins x 6)

16:30—17:30 Hereditary and Chronic Pancreatitis 


17:30 - 23:00 Networking activity & Dinner


Day 3: Friday, June 26, 2020

08:30 – 09:15 Specialised Diets in Pediatric Gastroenterology 

09:15 – 10:00 Diets in IBD 

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:00 Foreign Body Removal and Caustic Injury 

11:30 – 12:00 Upper and Lower GI Bleeding in Pediatrics 

12:00 – 12:30 Oral Presentations by Participants 5 

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:15 Functional Abdominal Pain 

14:15 – 14:45 Familal Polyposis Syndromes 

14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break

15:15 – 15:45 CIPO 

15:45 – 16:15 Interactive Case Presentation 

16:15 – 16:45 EoE 

16:45 - 17:30 Fecal Microbiota Transplant in Children


19:00 - 23:00 Networking activity & Dinner


Coming soon