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The International Liver Congress™

The International Liver Congress™ (ILC) is the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver. It is held in April every year. The next ILC will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 19-23 April 2017.

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Key deadlines and dates for ILC 2017

  • Registration & Abstract submission opens: 30 September 2016

  • Abstract Submission closes: 22 November 2016

  • End of early registration fees: 31 December 2016

External meeting policy

All restricted times listed below are reserved exclusively for EASL programmes, meetings and official functions of The International Liver Congress™ 2017. Commercial companies must not hold events during the following restricted times:

Wednesday 19 April  Not allowed

Thursday 20 April     07:00 – 20:30

Friday 21 April          07:30 – 20:30

Saturday 22 April      07:30 – 20:00

Sunday 23 April        08:00 – 14:30

Exhibition & Sponsorship

Full details of Exhibition and Sponsorship opportunities can be found on the ILC Exhibition and Sponsorship web page.

For exhibition and sponsorship enquiries please contact

View or download the Industry and Sponsorship brochure (pdf file)

Industry and Sponsorship brochure ILC 2017

ILC provides multiple opportunities to:

  • Exchange expertise
  • Network with renowned professionals at international level
  • Broaden your knowledge in hepatology
  • Stay up-to-date with advanced and innovative medical findings

A State-of-the-art Scientific Programme includes:

  • Symposia
  • Workshops
  • Postgraduate Courses
  • Basic Science Seminar
  • Forums
  • Young Investigator dedicated sessions
  • Nurse & Associates Forum
  • Abdominal Sonography Course


  Industry webcasts from ILC 2016 

The Norgine industry symposium 'Driving change in the management of hepatic encephalopathy' webcast during The International Liver Congress 2016 is now available. Full details of industry satellite symposia highlights can be found on the ILC 2016 website.