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51st Annual Congress of The European Association for the Study of the Liver – “The International Liver Congress”

Fira de Barcelona Gran Via | Barcelona, SPAIN
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Title: 51st Annual Congress of The European Association for the Study of the Liver - "The International Liver Congress"
Specialty: Hepatology
Dates: From Apr, 13, 2016 to Apr, 17, 2016
Location: Barcelona, SPAIN
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 60 to 838 EUR
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Fira de Barcelona Gran Via

Barcelona, SPAIN Visit the Venue to read more
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Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to The International Liver Congress™ 2016 (ILC) for the 51st annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) to take place from 13-17 April 2016 at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain

Following the 50th anniversary celebration in Vienna, the EASL Governing Board received a large amount of feedback, and on behalf of EASL, we would like to thank all those who contributed to the successful 2015 meeting, such valuable information enables us to better meet your needs and expectations.

For ILC 2016, we have decided to implement 2 major improvements; enhanced readability of the ILC scientific programme, and a new poster format enabling better interactivity, efficient discussions and easier access, giving you the best exposure to science. EASL is recommitting to the traditional paper format, but will retain access to electronic to ensure all attendees have the experience they desire. In addition, we will be offering several activities to promote interactivity and increased exposure for authors.

As you are aware, all accepted abstracts will be published as a supplement to the Journal of Hepatology. The Journal now has an Impact Factor of 11.3, making it the fastest growing and most consistently impactful hepatology publication globally, and we are very proud that it is first in the field. This is the highest Impact factor the Journal has attained and marks EASL’s commitment to providing the liver community with the most up-to-date work and data of the highest quality.

The 2016 scientific programme will comprise:

management of liver tumours

scientific advances in the growing field of ‘gut-liver axis’

a clinical hepatology lecture addressing novel approaches to cure hepatitis B

challenging case-studies and animated debates/workshops on NAFLD, cirrhosis, hepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma, autoimmune liver disease

updates on diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic procedures on a broad range of liver-related topics; tissue engineering and animal models, public health issues, imaging and interventional medicine.

Selected sessions and posters will be webcasted and made available on the LiverTree™ for EASL members to view.

Whether you are a Young Investigator, clinician, basic scientist, nurse, or a researcher, you will get the latest data in your specialty, and can broaden your horizons in Hepatology at the ILC 2016. Take part in an exciting week of liver discoveries and exchange!

Take your Hepatology practice to another level by joining EASL in Barcelona with the international liver community.

If you wish to share your data at ILC 2016, submit your research now.

Warmest regards,

Laurent CasteraTom Hemming Karlsen

EASL Secretary GeneralEASL Vice-Secretary

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On behalf of EASL – The International Liver Congress™ 2016, Barcelona, Spain, 13-17 April, 2016

Calle Aragon 314, 1º1ª

08009 Barcelona


Office Hours:

Monday to Friday

9:00 – 18:00 CET – Central European Time

(Our offices are open on regular business days with the exception of public holidays)

Tel +34 93 550 03 50

Fax +34 93 414 17 86


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Submission Info

If you have questions regarding abstracts or need assistance, please contact the abstract team at

Abstract hotline: +41 (0)22 807 29 75 (CET office hours)

After having submitted your abstract, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail with your abstract reference number.

If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail please contact the abstract team

Should you wish to make corrections to an already submitted abstract, or if you wish to submit other abstracts later, you may use your personal access codes. Corrections to abstracts can only be made up to the submission deadline: 24 November 2015.

If an abstract is accepted, the person designated as the presenting author must attend the congress to present the data in person. Acceptance of the abstract implies payment of the registration fee by the presenting author.

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ook to the future of Hepatology – Join us at ILC 2016!

Last year, we celebrated EASL’s 50th birthday. 50 years at the forefront of hepatology—bringing together the liver researchers and specialty professionals for educational opportunities and networking; providing a platform where industry can meet their customers, clients and colleagues.

Our renowned annual Congress is recognised as the world’s leading meeting in the field of hepatology. The International Liver Congress™ serves as the EASL flagship conference exhibiting the best practice and science, introducing the latest trends in hepatology, presenting scientific advances, and offering education and nurturing meaningful networks at an international level.

To start planning your ILC experience, request the Sponsorship and Exhibition brochure by sending an email to: (view it online or download pdf file)

Choose the sponsorship items for your company using the online booking form.

Relive the 50th anniversary EASL celebrations to experience ILC 2015. View the ILC 2015 video and see the online picture gallery

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Organising Agency

EASL – The Home of Hepatology 

Rue Daubin 7 / CH-1203 Geneva, Switzerland 

Tel: +41 (0) 22 807 03 60 | Email:

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