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Attending DDW isn't only about meeting up with colleagues and thought leaders in GI once a year, but also about keeping in touch with those contacts and receiving information about future meetings. Get the latest information about DDW and interact with fellow attendees by using social media.

Official Hashtag

Use #DDW18 on all of the outlined social media platforms to join the conversation. DDW and its followers use this to categorize all tweets about the 2018 meeting.

To revisit the Twitter discussion from 2017, view the #DDW17 transcript.

Revised Photography Policy

To further enhance scientific communications, the DDW Council has approved the following policies pertaining to the use of photography and social media at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) starting with DDW 2018 on June 2, 2018:

Photography at DDW is allowed for personal, social or non-commercial use; however, presenters have the right to request no photography, and in those situations photography is strictly prohibited. Attendees taking photos must do so in a non-disruptive manner so as not to disturb the presenter and other attendees. Flash photography is not allowed. Video recording, live audio or video streaming, and/or recording for commercial use is strictly prohibited. Failure to comply with this policy may result in removal from the session room and loss of a DDW registration badge for the remainder of the meeting.

  1. Photography in Session Rooms
    Attendees may take photographs in session rooms (including of the presenter and his/her slides) for personal, social or non-commercial use only if allowed by the presenter. If the slide includes the “no photos” icon, attendees are strictly prohibited from taking photographs of that slide.
  2. Photography in the Poster Hall
    Attendees may take photographs of posters for personal, social or non-commercial use only if allowed by the presenter. If the poster board includes the “no photos” icon, the attendee is strictly prohibited from taking photographs of that board.

DDW plans to take photographs, audio and video at DDW 2018 and reproduce them in DDW educational, news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media, including the DDW website. By participating in DDW 2018, you grant the right to use your name or voice, photograph and biography for such purposes to DDW. All postings become the property of DDW. Postings may be displayed distributed or used by DDW for any purpose.

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