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Meetings and Workshops


IPSCSG Biannual Meeting.

The next ipscsg biannual meeting will take place during the AASLD Liver Meeting in Washington on
Saturday November 5th 2022 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Marriott Marquis, China Town Room. See agenda.

IPSCSG MRI Working Group Meeting

The MRI Working Group meeting took place on Monday 26th September 2022
in Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet. See minutes.

IPSCSG Biennial Meeting

The 6th Biennial Meeting was held on 20-21 June 2022
at Bloomsbury campus, London, UK. See minutes.

IPSCSG Biannual Meeting

The Biannual Meeting was incorporated in the program of the Biennial Meeting during ILC2022
on 20 – 21 June 2022 at Bloomsbury campus, London, UK.

Yale Liver Diamond Jubilee

The Yale Liver Diamond Jubilee was held on February 25, 2022.
This event was celebrating 75 years of academic hepatology at Yale and was held in a hybrid format.
Please find the invite and programme here.


Digital IPSCSG Biannual meeting

The digital biannual meeting took place on 9 December 2021 from 5-7pm CET.
The meeting was held as a Teams meeting. Please see minutes.

Digital IPSCSG Biannual meeting

The digital IPSCSG biannual meeting took place on 16 June at 16:30-18:30 pm CET.
The meeting was held as a Teams meeting. Please see minutes.

IPSCSG MRI Working Group Meeting

The MRI Working Group meeting took place on Monday 11 October, from 4-6 pm CET.
The meeting was held on Zoom. Please see the agenda for this meeting.


IPSCSG Biannual Meeting

The digital Biannual IPSCSG took place on Friday 30 October, from 17:00 – 19:00 CET.
Please see minutes.

IPSCSG Biennial Meeting

The 6th Biennial Meeting scheduled for June 15 – 16 2020 in London was postponed until June 2022

IPSCSG MRI Working Group Meeting

The MRI Working Group of IPSCSG took place on Monday 2nd of November from 4-6 pm CET.
The meeting was held digitally as a Zoom meeting. Please see minutes.

IPSCSG meeting during EASL is cancelled

EASL made ILC2020 into a digital event on 27 – 29 August.
The IPSCSG meeting during the EASL was cancelled.


IPSCSG Biannual Meeting

The biannual IPSCSG meeting took place on Sunday November 10th from 12:30-14:30 hr
in the Sheraton Hotel, 39 Dalton St in Boston. Please see minutes.

MRI Workshop

The IPSCSG- MRI workshop group took place on 28 October 2019, from 09.30-15.30 hrs. at
The Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Please see minutes.


The IPSCSG meeting during The EASL in Vienna, Austria took place on 13 April 2019, from 10.00-12.00 hr. at
The ILC venue, Reed Messe Wien Congress and Exhibition Center. Please see minutes.


The Liver Meeting

The IPSCSG meeting at AASLD’s Liver Meeting in San Francisco took place on  Sunday 11th November 2018
from 6pm till 8pm at the Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street.

The International PSC Study Group meeting

The 5th biennial meeting took place on 18-19 June in Paris this year.

International Liver Congress

The spring’s International PSC Study Group meeting 2018 took place at The International Liver Congress arranged by European Ascociaton for Study of the Liver in Paris Thursday morning April 12th, 09:30-11:30 hr, in meeting room WEST3 at the ILC venue.


The Liver Meeting

The IPSCSG meeting at AASLD’s Liver Meeting in Washington took place on Monday October 23rd 2017, from 12:30 till 02:30, in the Union Station Room at the Marriott Marquis.

International Liver Congress

The International PSC Study Group had a meeting at the International Liver Congress arranged by the Europeean Assocition for the Study of the Liver’s (EASL) annual meeting in Amsterdam on Saturdag April 22nd 2017, at 14:00-16:00.


AASLD meeting in Boston

The programme is available in our internal pages.

Photo. Tom H. Karlsen

2nd MRI Workshop in Hamburg-Eppendorf

This second MRI Workshop took place at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf on Monday, September 26th this year.

Biennial IPSCSG meeting in Yale

The 4th biennial International PSC Study Group Workshop was organized by and carried out at Yale Medical Center on June 25th – 27th this year. The meeting was also part of the PSC Partners Seeking a Cure patient conference with one joint session of the two organizations.

More than 100 clinicians and scientists from all over the world working on PSC and related diseases were together to discuss the latest achievements in the field. Two keynote lectures addressed the issues of microbiota and biliary diseases respectively while six break-out sessions shed light on i) animal and cellular models and pathophysiology, ii) disease (natural) history, iii) patient reported outcomes, iv) biomarkers, v) imaging and vi) malignancy studies. You find the programme of the meeting here.

Steps were taken to establish joint studies to solve above challenges. New working groups are under establishment and will be finalized during the next IPSCSG meeting in connection with the annual AASLD conference in November.

The meeting also witnessed the presentation of the first IPSCSG Accomplishment Award to Kirsten Boonstra from Spaarne Gasthuis Haarlem, The Netherlands.

Photo: Hanns-Ulrich Marschall 

Professor Schrumpf announces the winner of the IPSCSG Accomplishment Award

We thank the organizers at Yale Medical School, in particular David Assis, James L. Boyer, Mario Strazzabosco and Jennifer Horn who did a fabulous job in organizing the meeting.

EASL Hepatology Conference in Barcelona

This year’s first meeting was carried out in Barcelona on April 14th within the framework of the EASL Hepatology Conference.


1st meeting of the IPSCSG MRI working group October 2015

On October 19th around 25 attendees from over 12 IPSCSG-associated centers around the world joined the 1st MRI workshop of the IPSCSG held in Hamburg, Germany. Ongoing research studies on MRI in PSC were presented during the meeting, and the workshop particularly addressed the clinical need and the areas of uncertainty of MRI in PSC. Therefore, a major aim of the workshop was to define areas of research and to define a standard with respect to MRI in PSC.

IPSCSG meeting, November 15th 2015

ILC Vienna (EASL)


ECCO Copenhagen

ILC London (EASL)

3th Biennial meeting Amsterdam

AASLD Boston


EASL Amsterdam

AASLD Washington DC


EASL Barcelona

2nd Biennial meeting Hamburg

AASLD Boston


EASL Berlin

AASLD San Francisco


1st Biennial meeting Oslo

AASLD Boston