The vibrant city of Belfast in Northern Ireland will be hosting the UGI Congress 2021 from the 13 – 15 October 2021.

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Face to Face Registration ends on 17th September. Please ensure you register by 17th September if you plan to attend the meeting as a face to face delegate!

Registration for UGI 2021 Congress open

Welcome Message

The Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS) are holding this joint Upper GI Surgical Congress alongside other UK Surgical Associations, including the Pancreatic Society, GBHIBPA (Great Britain and Ireland Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association), UKIEUS (UK & Ireland Endoscopic Ultrasound Society) on behalf of Trainee and Consultant Surgeons, Allied Health Professionals and Clinical Nurse Specialists, throughout the UK and Ireland. We are very pleased to be joined by our colleagues from China for our first Hybrid event. The Conference aims to bring different professionals together in one event for educational learning, sharing knowledge and inspiring a joint approach in healthcare for all.


This joint meeting will have a variety of topics, presentations and lectures for delegates to attend for specialists and generalists and will invite abstract submissions for presentation. The three-day programme will offer delegates the opportunity to select the areas of interest for them as well as attend more general plenary sessions to increase learning and to network with colleagues and meet new friends.

The Provisional Scientific Programme is currently available and you can find out further details by clicking here. 

Online Registration will be available for Delegates to attend and the UGI 2021 Congress and registration will open in Spring 2021. Updates will be available on this website so check back for more information.

UGI 2021 Partners

  • AUGIS (Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland)
  • Pancreatic Society
  • GBHIBPA (Great Britain and Ireland Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association)
  • UKIEUS (United Kingdom and Ireland Endoscopic Ultrasound Society)



  • Update: Closing date for abstracts submissions extended to: Thursday 26 August 2021


The historic city of Belfast looks forward to welcoming delegates to the UGI 2021 Congress which will take place at the The Assembly Buildings .

Hotels, restaurants, shops, historic places of interest and the wild beauty surrounding the city of Belfast, including the Giant’s Causeway, await!

For further information please visit: ugi2021.co.uk

Visit Belfast provides more information on what do to in Belfast: www.visitbelfast.com


Information on accommodation and rates will be available soon, please check back for more information. 

Social Programme

Gala dinner information

There will be a programme of social events in Belfast for UGI 2020 Congress and further details including more information regarding the Gala Dinner will be available here shortly.

Location & Information

The Assembly Buildings, 2-10 Fisherwick Place, Belfast. BT1 6DW

By Train:

Great Victoria Station is a 5 min walk from the conference centre.

By Air:

Belfast City Airport is just 3 miles from the venue with good public transport links to the city centre.

Belfast International Airport is 19 miles for the venue, regular airport shuttles and private taxis will take between 20-40 mins to reach the city centre.

By Car:

The Great Northern Car Park is closest to the venue and in an approx. 2 minutes walk.

By Ferry:

A regular ferry service operates a direct ferry from Liverpool to Belfast.

See: www.stenaline.co.uk crossing take approx. 6 hours.