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ESGAR 2024 Annual Meeting

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ESGAR 2024 - 35th Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course

Meeting President's Invitation

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) Annual meeting 2024 will take place May 28 – 31 in the beautiful city of Gothenburg, Sweden.
As the President of the ESGAR 2024 meeting, it is my great pleasure to invite you all to join us for what promises to be a memorable event. With an exceptional program featuring renowned speakers, interactive sessions, and cutting-edge research, the ESGAR 2024 annual meeting will provide an outstanding platform for networking, learning, and sharing ideas.

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Early Bird Fee

Middle Fee

Late/Onsite Fee

ESGAR Faculty Member€ 490.00€ 490.00€ 490.00
ESGAR Member***€ 690.00€ 790.00€ 890.00
Non Member€ 990.00€ 1,190.00€ 1,290.00
Resident* (ESGAR Member***)€ 350.00€ 450.00€ 550.00
Resident* (Non Member)€ 450.00€ 550.00€ 650.00
Radiographer/Technician/Nurse* (ESGAR Member***)€ 350.00€ 450.00€ 550.00
Radiographer/Technician/Nurse* (Non Member)€ 450.00€ 550.00€ 650.00
Medical Student**€ 65.00€ 90.00€ 120.00
Industry Delegate****€ 990.00€ 1,290.00€ 1,390.00
 Dec. 13, 2023 - Feb. 29, 2024March 1, 2024 - April 24, 2024From April 25, 2024 onwards


 The registration fees include 25% Swedish VAT.

* Residents, radiographers, technicians and nurses must send or fax a letter from their head of department confirming their status as a resident, radiographer, technician or nurse within seven days of completing the online registration. In case this confirmation is not received, the registration fee will automatically be adjusted to a regular fee. The age limit for registering as resident is 35 (incl. the age of 35).

** Medical students under the age of 30 without academic title can register for this fee. Please send a student proof (student ID or letter of university incl. date of birth).
*** Reduced registration fees for ESGAR members are only applicable for members in good standing.
**** Please contact registration services for further details.

All registrations are handled by

Central ESGAR Office
Esslinggasse 2/3
AT – 1010 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 535 89 27
Fax: +43 1 535 89 27 - 15
E-Mail: registration(at)

Abstract Submission

The ESGAR Annual Meeting has evolved into a global platform for sharing research in gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology. It offers a high-quality educational and scientific programme. The programme, created by the ESGAR 2024 Programme Committee, promotes excellent scientific research and encourages the sharing of the latest findings in diagnostic and interventional abdominal and GI radiology. 

With a commitment to inclusivity and representation on a global scale, the ESGAR 2024 Programme Committee invites the submission of abstracts for scientific and educational presentations. These submissions will be reviewed, and selected abstracts will have the opportunity to shine through scientific (oral) presentations or electronic poster presentations, ensuring a well-rounded and diverse scientific program that resonates with radiologists from around the world.



Postgraduate Course The pattern matters
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

The Postgraduate course entitled “The pattern matters” will be one of the true highlights of the meeting where experts in the field will cover gastrointestinal and abdominal lesion characterisation in e.g. the cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic liver, the pancreas, the bowel as well as multicystic lesions in the lesser pelvis.


Annual Meeting
Wednesday, May 29 – Friday, May 31, 2024


Programme (pdf)   Interactive Programme Overview

Committees / Support

Meeting President

Prof. Lennart Blomqvist
Karolinska University Hospital
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

Local Organising Committee

John Brandberg, Gothenburg/SE
Ivan Cetinic, Gothenburg/SE
Mikael Hellström, Gothenburg/SE
Nikolaos Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
Peter Leander, Malmö/SE
Louiza Loizou, Stockholm/SE
Bengt Norén, Linköping/SE
Katrine Riklund, Umeå/SE
Fredrik Thoren, Gothenburg/SE
Sophia Zackrisson, Malmö/SE

The congess is supported by



Helpful Information

The ESGAR 2024 meeting will be organised at the

Svenska Mässan
Mässans gata 24
412 51 Göteborg, Sweden


Name badges will be mailed to participants who register until the second deadline. In case you do not receive your badge in the mail please visit the registration counter at the venue upon your arrival. Participants with a badge on hand may proceed to the fastlane registration.


Like in previous years ESGAR 2024 is compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Practise.

Filming and photography

We would like to inform you that there may be filming and photography during the annual meeting. A photo gallery with all photos taken during the congress will be available to registered participants on the ESGAR platform. In addition, photographs taken during ESGAR 2024 may be used for the society's social media channels.

How to get to the venue

The best way to get to the Svenska Mässan from Landvetter Airport is to take the Airport Bus. This bus leaves every 20minutes between 04:30 and 20:30 and only takes 25 minutes to reach the congress centre (and Gothia Towers hotel).

Lead retrieval system

Your name badge is your business card. ESGAR and its sponsors are using a lead retrieval system during the congress. In practice that means that when you present your badge for scanning at an exhibition booth or for scanning when entering an industry sponsored lunch symposium, the following personal data can be retrieved: first name, last name, address details, email address.

Letter of invitation

The Central ESGAR Office is pleased to provide you with a formal invitation letter as soon as ESGAR has received your registration AND payment. It is understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential delegates to raise funds or to obtain a visa. This does not imply any commitment for ESGAR to provide financial funds or accommodation!


ESGAR is not liable for personal injury and loss of or damage to private property. Participants should obtain the appropriate travel insurance. The place of performance of any duties and obligations for both ESGAR and the participant’s sides shall be Vienna, Austria. Any contractual relationship with ESGAR shall be subject to Austrian law.


If you are a citizen of a country outside the EU and you want to visit Sweden (and the other Schengen countries), you may need to apply for a visa. A visa is a permit to enter a country and stay there for less than 90 days. Whether you need a visa depends on what country you are from or if you have a residence permit in another Schengen country or if you are permanently living in an EU country.

Hotel Accommodation

The ESGAR 2024 venue, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre (Swedish: Svenska Mässan) offers fully integrated hotel facilities at the Gothia Towers Hotel. Rooms in different categories are offered to participants and the hotel booking can be changed or cancelled until 1 week prior to arrival.

To secure your accommodation, please make your reservation via the online tool as soon as possible. All requests will be handled on a first come first served basis. The online payment process is fully encrypted, to protect credit card transactions. Please note that ESGAR is an intermediary between yourself and GOTHIA TOWERS HOTEL.
ESGAR supports compliance with ethical standards and therefore emphasises that the participants shall bear all costs in this context themselves.

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Further hotels are available within walking distance to the congress centre. We recommend using or any other hotel platform.

CME Accreditation

An application will be made to the EACCME for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the UEMS (

The number of credit hours of European external CME credits will be announced here and in the Final Programme.

Future ESGAR Meetings

ESGAR 2025

May 13 - 16
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meeting President
Prof. Jaap Stoker
University of Amsterdam