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ESGAR 2024 - 35th Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course

Meeting President's Welcome

Dear esteemed Colleagues,

It is my distinct honour and privilege to extend a warm welcome to each of you as we convene for the Annual Meeting of the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR), to take place in Gothenburg. We are gathering for the first time in Sweden for this annual meeting, prepared for the perfect journey within imaging advancements in the field of gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology.

I am sure that this year’s meeting will fulfill your expectations, offering a comprehensive scientific and educational programme, meticulously crafted to delve into hot topics, the latest developments and emerging trends shaping our radiological discipline. From cutting-edge research presentations to interactive sessions and insightful keynote lectures, our agenda aims to inspire, educate, and empower each attendee in their pursuit of excellence in abdominal radiology practice.

Read the Welcome Letter (pdf)

CME Accreditation

The “ESGAR European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology” (or) “ESGAR 2024 – 35th ANNUAL MEETING AND
POSTGRADUATE COURSE” is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

The 35th Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course ESGAR 2024, Gothenburg, Sweden, 28/05/2024 – 31/05/2024 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 28 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.


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


Final Programme (pdf)  Interactive Programme Overview





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)

Committees / Support

Meeting President

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

The congress 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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Future ESGAR Meetings

ESGAR 2025

May 13 - 16
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meeting President
Prof. Jaap Stoker
University of Amsterdam