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2nd Annual


Women In IBD

EU Focus Meeting

International Knowledge & Clinical Practice in 2024


Hilton London Tower Bridge, London, UK

Friday 15 November 2024 - Saturday 16 November 2024

Presentations will be available online for 12 months

Meeting content distributed to 12,000+ HCPs

For more information get in touch!

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Co-chair

Millie D. Long, MD

UNC School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA

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Co-chair

Joana Torres, MD

Hospital Beatriz Ângelo, Portugal

Dear Colleagues and Friends,


We are delighted to extend our warmest invitation to the multinational congress Women In IBD EU Focus 2024, to be held at Hilton London Tower Bridge, London, UK on 15 November 2024.


Centred around the theme "International Knowledge & Clinical Practice in 2024", this congress provides pivotal collaboration aimed at advancing Women In IBD research and patient treatment on a global scale.


This congress presents an opportunity for medical professionals to engage in the exchange of knowledge, expertise, and insights, as well as networking with leading experts from around the world.


Engage in riveting presentations, participate in thought-provoking debates and round-table discussions, and connect with peers at informal social gatherings.


All congress content will be accessible online for a full year, reaching an extensive audience of healthcare professionals worldwide.


People stood in a circle, smiling, with a cup of water

Agenda & Faculty

Women In IBD EU Focus Meeting, Friday 15 November 2024 - Saturday 16 November 2024

08:00

Registration opens

08:50

Welcome and Introduction, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Joana Torres, MD, and Millie D. Long, MD

Session 1: Session 1: State of the art of the medical management of IBD

09:00

State of the art - medical management of CD

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Britta Siegmund, MD

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

09:20

State of the art – medical management of UC

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Severine Vermeire, MD

KU Leuven, Belgium

09:40

How to position therapies in CD and UC

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Yamile Zabana, MD

Hospital Universitari Mútua de Terrassa, Spain

09:55

How to position therapies in CD and UC

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Alissa Walsh, MD

Nuffield Health, Oxford, UK

10:10

Panel Discussion

10:30

Coffee Break

Session 2: Holistic management of IBD

10:50

Prevention in IBD: Health Maintenance

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Millie D. Long, MD

UNC School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA

11:10

Dietitians approach to IBD

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Julie Vanderstappen, MD

KU Leuven, Belgium

11:30

Holistic management of IBD Outside the Gut

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Beatriz Gros, MD

Western General Hospital | SCAN · Edinburgh, Scotland

11:50

Panel Discussion

12:10

Lunch Break & Group Photo

13:00

Industry supported independent expert discussion

Session 3: Women’s Health in IBD: Lessons Learned from the PIANO Pregnancy Global Consensus

13:45

Disease heritability, fertility, and contraception in IBD

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Marla C. Dubinsky, MD

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA

14:05

From the 1st to the third trimester: what to expect, dealing with medications and disease activity

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Mette Julsgaard, MD

Aarhus University Hospital | AUH, Denmark

14:25

The post-pregnancy period: disease activity, breastfeeding an vaccinations

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Sophie Restellini, MD

Hôpital de La Tour, Switzerland

14:45

Panel Discussion

15:15

Coffee Break

Session 4: Managing post-operative Crohn’s Disease

15:35

Epidemiology of Post-op CD and risk factors for recurrence

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Joana Torres, MD

Hospital Beatriz Ângelo, Portugal

15:55

Therapeutic strategies following surgery

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Pauline Riviere, MD

KU Leuven, Belgium

16:15

Can the surgeon have a role in preventing recurrence?

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Susana Ourô, MD

Hospital da Luz Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal

16:35

Panel Discussion & Take-home Points from Day 1 with Millie D. Long, MD & Joana Torres, MD

17:05

Session ends

17:10

Industry supported independent expert discussion

17:55

Adjourn