DDW Live

Can't travel to Chicago for DDW 2014? Bring the meeting to your office or home with DDW Live. With this virtual meeting product, you will be able to live stream sessions as they happen, plus receive on demand access for 30 days after the meeting ends.

Registration Information
A user fee of only $135 includes:

  • Live viewing of 12 premier DDW sessions and two bonus sessions available on demand.
  • An interactive electronic question & answer service. This allows attendees to submit questions via the Web or text messaging and participate in moderator facilitated activities.
  • Exclusive access to ePosters, which are online PDFs, interactive PowerPoint presentations and videos that further explain data presented in the poster hall. Only DDW Live and on site DDW attendees have this permission.

Registration is now open.

If you're undecided or curious what the sessions look like, watch a preview here of the DDW 2013 presentation "Hepatic and Extrahepatic Complications of NASH" from the session "Therapeutic Approaches in NAFLD" by Kris V. Kowdley, MD.



DDW Live Schedule (Streaming)

Please note: all times are listed in Central Time (CT).

Date Time Title Moderators Sponsors
Saturday, May 3 10–11:30 a.m. Role of Endoscopy in the Patient with Liver Disease Stephen Caldwell, MD; Shiv Sarin, MD, DM AASLD,ASGE,  AGA
Saturday, May 3 2–3:30 p.m. Anticoagulation Issues Around the Time of Endoscopy: Management in an Era of Expanding Therapies Alan Barkun, MD, CM, MSc, FASGE; Klaus Mergener, MD, PhD,MBA, FASGE; K. Rajender Reddy, MD ASGE, AGA, AASLD
Saturday, May 3 4–5:30 p.m Does Bariatric Surgery Have a Role in Managing Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease? Paul Berk, MD; Ali Tavakkoli, MD; Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD AASLD, AGA, SSAT
Sunday, May 4 8–9:30 a.m. Endosopic Evaluation and Surveillance of IBD David Rubin, MD; Francis Farraye, MD, MSc; Loren Laine, MD, AGAF AASLD, SSAT, AGA, ASGE
Sunday, May 4 10–11:30 a.m. Prevention of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis C. Mel Wilcox, MD; Christopher Forsmark,
MD, AGAF; Stuart Sherman, MD
Sunday, May 4 2–3:30 p.m. Advances and Controversies in Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Alessandro Fichera, MD; Imran Hassan, MD; Patrick Lynch, MD SSAT, AGA, ASGE
Monday, May 5 10–11:30 a.m. Severe Colitis: More Medicines or Time for Surgery? Amar Deshpande, MD; Najjia Mahmoud, MD; John Pemberton AGA, SSAT
Monday, May 5 2–3:30 p.m. Prevention and Treatment of Postsurgical Bile Leaks Christina Ferrone, MD; Thomas Aloia, MD; Richard Kozarek, MD, FASGE SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Monday, May 5 4–5:30 p.m. Endoscopic Tools to Diagnose Hepatobiliary Malignancy Paul Tarnasky, MD; Todd Baron, MD, FASGE; Jeffrey Marks, MD, FASGE AASLD, SSAT, AGA, ASGE
Tuesday, May 6 8–9:30 a.m. Practical Approach to Managing Pancreatic Cysts Michelle Anderson, MD, MSc, FASGE; Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, MD; Marcia Canto, MD, MHS  ASGE, AGA, SSAT
Tuesday, May 6 10–11:30 a.m. Evaluation and Approaches for Borderline Resectable Pancreas Cancer Matthew Katz, MD; Mark Callery, MD; Michael Kochman, MD, AGAF SSAT, ASGE, AGA
Tuesday, May 6 2–3:30 p.m. Barrett’s Consensus Conference Jeffrey Peters, MD; Kenneth Wang, MD, FASGE; Prateek Sharma, MD AGA, ASGE, SSAT

Two Bonus Sessions (On Demand)

Combined Translational Symposium
Monday, May 5, 2014, 10–11:30 a.m.
The Future of FMT — Promise and Challenges for Technologies of the Future
Moderators: Gary Wu, MD, and Brent Tetri, MD

The Best of DDW 2014 Session
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 2–4 p.m.
Moderators: J. Sumner Bell, III, MD, AGAF, DDW council treasurer, and Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, DDW council chair

A discussant from each of the four societies will review the top presentations. Attend this not-to-be missed session to get an overview of the latest, best and most thought provoking research presented all week.