Program Planning Resources

DDW Mobile App

The DDW Mobile App places the meeting in an easy to navigate, centralized location. Our official mobile app is a resource to help attendees navigate the meeting's science, exhibitors, and events from their mobile devices.

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Scope Out The Exhibit Hall

Create your must-see list of exhibitors before the meeting. Exhibitors include companies and organizations from the pharmaceutical, device/instrumentation, nutrition, internet and software sectors. They are all looking to meet your GI needs.

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Networking Events

Networking is an essential part of any medical meeting. Whether you're a trainee, an early career gastroenterologist or someone who is more experienced, DDW creates an array of opportunities for you to meet and collaborate with your colleagues.

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Other Planning Tools

DDW provides a variety of guides and tools to help you plan your time at the meeting. We encourage all attendees to pre-plan or create an itinerary in order to maximize your meeting experience. Check back frequently to see new items that are added each month.

  • Host City Information: Here you'll find all the tools you need to plan your trip to Chicago — no matter where you're coming from.
  • First-Time Attendee Guide: This guide will take you step by step through everything you need to know and do to make the most of your DDW experience. 
  • DDW Preliminary Program: This interactive brochure contains the DDW early agenda, housing information and the pertinent details attendees will need to register for the meeting. 
  • DDW ePosters: ePosters takes DDW posters online, where you can access them during and after the meeting. This platform is available in May 2017, but you can access archives now.