Attendees

Why Attend DDW?

Recognized as one of the top 50 medical meetings by the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the world's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields.

Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, the DDW program offers something for you. Watch the DDW TV video to hear about the highlights of the 2014 meeting, what might be in store for 2015.

Here are some of the reasons why DDW attendees said they would recommend the meeting to colleagues:

Improve Your Professional Competency

DDW TV asks attendees, "What's been the best part of Digestive Disease Week 2014 for you?"

"This is my first time at DDW and there are so many highlights to choose from."
Nina Parthasarathy, MD
Austin Health

Advancing Education

DDW TV asks attendees, “What are you most looking forward to at DDW 2014?”

"I flew in from Isreal because DDW has the most important, up-to-date information of any meeting that I'm aware of."
Stuart Becker, MD
Rehovot, Isreal

Be at the Cutting Edge

DDW is researchers’ first choice of venue to present their work. This makes it the best place to find the latest and highest-quality research so that you can stay current in the field.

Watch videos featuring expert commentary on the most novel science & session at DDW 2014 on the DDW Blog.

Learn About New GI Products & Technology

With nearly 300 exhibiting companies, DDW is unsurpassed in hosting exhibitors who showcase the latest advances in GI and hepatology products and services.

View a list of DDW 2014 exhibitors and learn about the activities in the Exhibit Hall.


Registration

DDW 2015 members-only registration opens Jan. 7, 2014 and general registration opens on Jan. 14, 2015. Visit the registration page to set a reminder and be notified when registration and housing open.

Abstract Submission

The DDW 2015 abstract submission site will open Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at 9 a.m. ET. The deadline to submit an abstract for DDW 2015 will be 9 p.m., ET on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 (Please note the deadline is the Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday). Learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions about DDW are answered in our DDW FAQs.

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