Featured Abstracts and Author Insights

2020 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting Dates

Virtual 2020 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting
October 23 – 28, 2020

ACG 2020 Embargo Policy

All research presented at ACG 2020 is strictly embargoed until 8:00 am EDT on Monday, October 26, 2020.

The embargo policy means that no news, information, results of any abstract, or research finding can be released to the media or published before 8:00 am EDT on Monday, October 26, 2020.

This embargo includes revealing anything about the results (including the title of the abstract—since often times the title indicates the finding) in a press release or “curtain raiser.”

If you have a question, please email ACG Media Staff.

Press Credentials

Members of the working press are welcome to cover Virtual ACG 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting. All scientific and poster sessions will be accessible via the meeting digital portal, including plenary sessions, ePoster hall, research and clinical forums, and postgraduate courses. Registration is free to working press who fulfill the criteria for Press Credentials below. Only journalists who have presented press credentials will receive access to Virtual ACG 2020 meeting platform. Press credentials include a business card or letter of assignment on media outlet letterhead. Please email ACG Media Staff with any questions regarding registration.

To register for press credentials, submit the form here or email ACG Media Staff mediaonly[at]gi[dot]org.

Press Room

The ACG Press Room will return when the meeting convenes in person.

ACG 2020 Newsworthy Abstracts & Press Releases

The Newsworthy Abstracts are abstracts, selected by the ACG Public Relations Committee, which feature scientific findings that are innovative, newsworthy for the lay reader, relevant to those who suffer from common GI problems, and which represent a significant advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of GI diseases. Newsworthy Abstracts for 2020 can be viewed on ACG’s Featured Science page.

Media Guidelines for Exhibitors

Exhibitors releasing information to the media based on research presented at ACG 2020 or events at ACG 2020 should honor the ACG 2020 embargo.

Search for Abstracts

Explore the ACG 2020 Itinerary Planner and search all abstracts.

Poster Presentation Schedule

Explore the scientific program and poster sessions in the ACG 2020 Program Book or via the ACG 2020 Itinerary Planner search feature.

Video & Photography Policy

Exhibitors, Attendees, Guests, and Media are strictly prohibited from taking video or audio recording of the Exhibit Hall or any educational session or event of the meeting for publication, rebroadcast, or placement on a non-ACG website or print publication without prior written permission from the ACG. Still photography is permitted only for personal, non-commercial purposes, including social media. Attendees can direct questions about the policy to ACG VP of Meetings and Exhibitions, Elaine McCubbin. Members of the media should send general questions to ACG Media Staff.

Outside Press Conferences

Press conferences at ACG 2020 sponsored by exhibitors or groups other than ACG are outside press conferences. The College requests that no group schedule a press conference at the same time as any ACG-sponsored Media Briefings. Groups holding outside press conferences are responsible for securing their own space, but are welcome to coordinate with ACG VP of Meetings and Exhibitions, Elaine McCubbin, to try to identify an appropriate venue. As a courtesy, please notify ACG of plans to hold a press conference at ACG 2020 by either calling the ACG Office at (301) 263-9000 or by emailing ACG Media Staff.

ACG 2020 Meeting News on Social Media

Follow the Meeting Hashtag #ACG2020 by visiting Twitter or by searching for “#ACG2020” in the Search tab of the Twitter app on your mobile device.
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Contact ACG Media Staff

Members of the media who have questions or need assistance with story ideas or abstracts related to the 2020 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting, or who would like help arranging an interview with any ACG experts or abstract authors, please contact ACG via email.