August 17th, 2020

Invites to apply for the international conference WoMDMH 2020

Join international colleagues at the 1st edition of the World of Microbiome: Digestive & Metabolic Health Conference (WoMDMH 2020), taking place 4-6 November as a Virtual Conference. 

Have your work discussed by peers and experts and don’t miss the opportunity to form new collaborations, reach wide online audience, and advance your career in the field. 

The abstract submission deadline is 19 August. 

For more information visit: https://microbiome-dmh.kenes.com/

#WorldofMicrobiome #DMH20

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May 20th, 2020

EHMSG 2020 goes virtual

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, it has been decided that the 33rd Workshop of the European Helicobacter and Microbiota Study Group (originally scheduled to take place from September 10 – 12, 2020 in Glasgow, United Kingdom) will take place as a virtual conference in a compact version, on one day only - Saturday, September 12, 2020.

Both live and on demand talks as well as a platform for -Posters will be provided.

Abstract Submission has been extended until June 21, 2020 at 24.00hrs CET.
You can submit your e-Poster for presentation at the conference HERE.

Proper tools that allow similar elements of connectivity and involvement for all participants will be provided.

To guarantee the health and safety of our attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and staff, the EHMSG Board has come to the conclusion that the conference cannot take place in its scheduled format this year.

In case of any questions please do not hesitate to contact by emailing: workshop@ehmsg.org.

More information about EHMSG 2020: https://www.workshop.ehmsg.org/.

April 20th, 2020

Deadline for submission of abstracts to the UEG Week Amsterdam 2020 - extended to May 15!

The United European Gastroenterology Week will take place on October 10 - 14  in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

In response to the current unprecedented circumstances, the deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 15 May!
New abstract topic: COVID-19 and GI!

UEG Week is the main platform for researchers around the world to present their latest discoveries.

UEG Week combines world class scientific research, invited lectures by leading minds in gastroenterology and an excellent Postgraduate Teaching Programme. Multidisciplinarity is a key focus of UEG Week, which covers topics of interest for the entire GI community.

More information about the conference: HERE.

April 16, 2020

Gastro Update Europe will take place on September 4-5

The 7th European Update Congress in Gastroenterology 2020 is postponed until September 4 - 5 this year, and will take place in Bratislava, Slovakia.
This event will be livestreamed, abstracts are being submitted, and videos will be available on-demand at no cost to delegates.
More information about the event at  www.gastro-update-europe.eu
The program of the event is available HERE

April 14, 2020

We invite you to actively submit your thesis to the Workshop of the Helicobacter and Microbiota Study Group!

It is not yet known in what format this year's XXXIIInd International Workshop of the Helicobacter and Microbiota Study Group will take place, scheduled for September in Glasgow, Scotland (was scheduled for September 10-12) .

However, the abstracts of the reports are accepted regardless of the form of the conference.

Deadline for submission of theses - May 10.

More information HERE.

March 13th, 2020

International Scientific Medical Conference of the University of Latvia postponed to autumn

In view of the current epidemiological situation in the world, the management of the University of Latvia and the Conference Organizing Committee, in consultation with the SPKC (Center for Disease Prevention and Control), have decided to postpone the International Scientific Medical Conference to October of this year.

The conference organizers will keep informed potential participants and interested parties about the news and current events.

March 13th, 2020

Workshop on "Ethically and socially responsible governance of research biobanks in the Baltic states" is canceled

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 infection, and in order to reduce the risk of infection with it workshop organizers, participants and guests, a decision was made to cancel the March 19 workshop "Ethically and socially responsible governance of research biobanks in the Baltic states" (was organized within the framework of the 78th International Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia).

The workshop may be postponed to the end of the summer, but the date is still to be determined. Organizers of the workshop will keep informed potential articipants.

The decision is made because the government of Latvia has declared a state of emergency to limit the spread of COVID-19 virus.

January 7th, 2020

Information on upcoming gastroenterology conferences in 2020

1. The International Liver Congress 
Time and place: 15-19.04.2020. London
Submitting abstracts is no longer possible, but you may still be able to apply to attend the conference!
More information at: https://ilc-congress.eu/

2. 2nd European Conference Of Young gastroenterologists
Time and place: 8-10.05.2020. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1.04.2020.
More information at: https://ecyg.eu/

3. 5th Athens International Symposium on Digestive diseases
Time and place: 3-4.07.2020. Athens, Greece
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 20.04.2020.
The program of the event includes:
* E-thesis presentations
* Live-video demos
* Hands-on course
More information at: https://aisdd.com/

October 21st, 2019

Invites to a conference dedicated to the next European Union research and innovation program - Horizon Europe

On November 7 - 8, invites to participate in the conference "Towards Horizon Europe Implementation in Latvia", dedicated to the next European Union (EU) research and innovation program Horizon Europe.
The conference will bring together high-level professionals, policy makers, leaders of scientific institutions, scientists and other interested parties.
The event will be opened by the President of Latvia Egils Levits and the leadership of the Ministry of Education and Science.
The concept of Horizon for Europe will be presented by Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General of the European Commission for Research and Innovation.
On the first day of the conference, Latvia's achievements in the EU research and innovation program Horizon 2020 will be discussed.
On the second day of the conference, it will be possible to find out about the current Horizon Europe program, as well as the conditions for developing and implementing projects from the European Commission.
The event is organized by the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Agency for Education Development.

Participation in the event is free, with pre-registration online until November 1st.

The English version of the program to be updated is available HERE.
Working language: English and Latvian // Place: University of Latvia, House of Science, Alfa, Jelgavas street 3, Riga.

October 15th, 2019

Invites to submit abstract to the 30th ECCMID congress

30th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, which will take place in Paris, France, 18 - 21 April 2020. ECCMID, as the world’s premier Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases event, brings together experts from many fields to present their latest findings, guidelines and experiences to an audience of over 13,000 colleagues. This year, the Programme Committee has developed a multi-faceted program incorporating keynote lectures and oral sessions, as well as interactive workshops, meet-the-expert sessions, open forums, and a wide range of symposia.

In order to submit your abstract(s) for ECCMID 2020 please follow this link.

June 25th, 2019

Invites to oncoming International conference GASTRO 2020 

International conference GASTRO 2020 which is Co-Organized by World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) and Czech Society of Gastroenterology is going to be held on December 3 - 5, 2020 in Prague.

This conference will be an exceptional challenge to help to accomplish the mission of WGO and take opportunity to exchange the thoughts, experience, comments and information on all current major issues of gastroenterology and hepatology with respect to region-specific socioeconomic background as well as cultural and historical aspects.

More information on conference HERE

May 15th, 2019


We invite to take a unique opportunity and participate in the conference "PRECISION MEDICINE CONFERENCE" on May 22 this year at the University of Latvia Science House (Jelgavas Street 3, Riga).

At the conference, high-level international and local experts will talk about the importance of large data and ICT technologies for the development of precision medicine, will outline the trends of the field and future perspectives for the development of an innovative health system. At the end of the conference, experts will discuss the ethical dimension of successful medical development in Latvia and Europe.
Medical and IT industry experts, policy makers, scientists, businessmen and others are invited to the conference.

Full conference program HERE.
We invite to register HERE.
Follow the news of the conference on the Facebook page of the event.

The conference is free of charge.

April 23rd, 2019

 Registration opened for EPMA World Congress 2019

EPMA World Congress 2019 will take place on September 19-22 in Pilsen, Czech Republic.              
The main objective of the EPMA Congress is to provide insights into innovation by Predictive, Preventive and Personalised Medicine in Biomedical Sciences and Healthcare. 

Any PPPM relevant topic is welcome to be presented at the EPMA Congress, such as the topic which has been presented by the EPMA Working Group at the EU Parliament  in April and which is included in the congress programme now - see here:


All the instructions regarding participation in the EPMA Congress 2019 please see under the "active partipation": http://www.epma2019.eu/active-participation/.

Participants are welcomed to register possibly soon making sure that presentations can be considered for an active participation. 

March 25th, 2019

Call for Abstracts for the EHMSG XXXIInd International Workshop

The XXXIInd International Workshop on Helicobacter and Microbiota in Inflammation and Cancer be will be held in Innsbruck, Austria on September 5 - 7, 2019.

Please also view the programme of the EHMSG Postgraduate Course on “Microbiota: from metabolism to immunity and fecal microbial transplantation-pearls for the clinician”.

Deadline for abstract submission: May 12, 2019
Deadline for registration at reduced fee: July 12, 2019
Deadline for pre-registration: August 25, 2019

For further information on the program, registration, venue and social program - www.helicobacter.org.


March 19th, 2019

Calls to apply for Microbiome & Probiotics Series 

Microbiome & Probiotics Series: Europe will take place 20-22 May 2019, Rotterdam, Netherland - the 2019 edition has been extended to a third day and will bring together three meetings under one roof: the 6th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum, 3rd Probiotics Congress and our inaugural Skin Microbiome & Cosmeceuticals Congress.

During this 3-day event, attendees can participate in all sessions across the 3 conferences, including expert presentations, company showcases, roundtable discussions, panels and extended networking sessions in which our company exclusively organises both day and night opportunities spread across 12+ hours. These sessions are designed to facilitate collaboration amongst the 400+ senior-level attendees from both industry and academic backgrounds. 

Poster competition: there is an opportunity to submit a poster for free with the Academic registration and 3 winners will be selected on the day to each host a 15 minute presentation.

The latest Agenda pdf file - HERE.
More information - HERE

March 12th, 2019

Invites to submit abstracts to the World Congress of Gastroenterology

The World Gastroenterology Organisation and The Turkish Society of Gastroenterology INVITE ALL MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS, including physicians and non-physicians, gastroenterologists, internists, surgeons, hepatologists, radiologists, pediatricians, and GI fellows to submit abstracts to the World Congress of Gastroenterology, 21-24 September 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey.

WCOG 2019 Abstract categories are:

      * Biliary/Pancreas                                               * Clinical Vignettes/Case Reports
      * Colon                                                                 * Colorectal Cancer Prevention
      * General Endoscopy                                         * GI Bleeding
      * Gut Microbiota                                                 * Interventional Endoscopy
      * Esophagus                                                        * Functional Bowel Disease
      * IBD                                                                     * Liver
      * Obesity                                                              * Pediatric GI
      * Small Intestine                                                 * Stomach
      * Video Endoscopy

All abstracts submitted, regardless of whether or not they are selected for oral or poster presentation, will appear in a special supplement to the 2019 issue of _The Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology_ exactly as submitted.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is FRIDAY, 31 MAY, 2019.

Browse the Call for Abstracts information HERE.

Go directly to the submission form HERE.            Learn more about WCOG 2019 HERE.

February 18th, 2019

The ESDO newsletter also mentions the International Scientific Conference on Medicine

The European Society of Digestive Oncolgy (ESDO) newsletter also mentions the International Scientific Conference on Medicine, to be held on 22 February at the 77th International Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia.

More information is available at:


January 30th, 2019

The University of Latvia invites to submit abstracts for the International Scientific Conference on Medicine

The University of Latvia invites to submit abstracts for the International Scientific Conference on Medicine, which will be held on February 22nd, 2019, at the University of Latvia Campus in Riga.
Abstract submission and registration will open on November 26, 2018 and will close on January 14, 2019.

For more information on the conference, its course, program, registration for participation and abstract submission, see the conference website:  https://www.mf.lu.lv/lu-konferences/.

In the spirit of fostering international collaboration participation is free of charge.

The abstract requirements can be found HERE

For any questions regarding abstract submission and registration, please e-mail: medconf2019@lu.lv.

For other inquiries regarding the conference, please contact Dr. Danute Ražuka-Ebela d.razuka.ebela@gmail.com.

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