Why Attend DDW?

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.

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Registration opens in January 2017. Fill out the online form to be notified about registration, abstract submission speaking and other aspects of the meeting.

DDW is the best meeting in the entire world. It's the largest meeting in the world. One of the reasons it's such a great meeting is that it's put on by four different professional societies. We have the best of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and GI surgery.

Grace Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE, DDW Council Chair

Included with Registration

The categories and pricing for DDW 2017 registration will be available soon. All full DDW attendees receive the following items with registration:

  • Two years of viewing DDW on Demand, an online-only digital library that includes more than 400 hours of non-ticketed coures capture presentations from DDW 2017 (valued at $1,200). It will help maximize your meeting experience by viewing sessions you are not able to attend in person. You also have the choice to upgrade and purchase a hard drive for offline viewing.
  • Full DDW conference bag, including this year’s Schedule at a Glance and important information.
  • Credentials to attend more than 400 original scientific sessions and ability to attend and claim CME.
  • Daily access to the Poster and Exhibit Halls.

If you don't have time to attend the full four-day meeting, there are other registration options available including Postgraduate Course Only and an Exhibit Hall pass.

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Registration Fees

Registration opens on Jan. 11 for members and Jan. 18 for nonmembers.

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