Digestive Disease Week®

Discover. Comprehend. Advance.
 San Diego, CA + Virtual    May 21-24, 2022
San Diego, CA + Virtual
May 21-24, 2022
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Post-Meeting Resources

Thanks for a great DDW 2022! We already can’t wait to see you next year, May 6-9, 2023.

DDW On Demand

All attendees can access session recordings starting June 13, 2022, and will have access for one year.

Claim CME

The CME claim site will open on June 8, 2022. Certificates of Attendance will also be available.

DDW ePosters Site

ePosters take posters online. Interact with poster presenters and view PDF versions of posters, if submitted.

Why Attend DDW?

DDW is the world’s premier meeting for physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. DDW 2022 will take place May 21-24 in San Diego, CA and virtually. Registration is now open.

Update Your Knowledge

Participate in sessions organized into targeted tracks to learn from others’ real-life experiences and get practical take-home points.

Expand Your Network

Networking allows you to meet with colleagues and leading experts across every facet of the field from around the world.

Access Inspiring Research

Access the latest ground-breaking research to gain insights into the current status of the field and discuss with experts.

Recap the Meeting with DDW TV

Catch up on meeting highlights and exclusive video interviews from DDW 2022 with DDW TV.

Access to DDW Virtual™

Session recordings will be included in the cost to attend DDW Virtual™ and can be accessed until Aug. 23, 2021. Nonattendees will also be able to purchase access to DDW Virtual.

DDW On Demand

More than 400 hours of session recordings from DDW 2020 is included with the cost of registration — a $1,200 value. Attendee schedules at DDW are full, and by offering this resource as part of registration, you’ll be able to maximize your experience and have a better balance of education, networking and free time.

Save the Date

Use the buttons below to mark your calendar for DDW 2022: May 21-24, in San Diego, CA and virtually. Registration is now open.

Purchase Access DDW 2021 Virtual On Demand

Couldn’t make it to the 2021 meeting? We have you covered. Our platform provides access to more than 300 on demand scientific sessions organized by the 17 DDW Tracks, 2,000+ ePosters, the new Industry Supporter Showcase and over 400 hours of CME. Purchase now and you have unlimited access to the platform until Aug. 23, 2021. This offer expires on Friday, Aug. 20 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Once registered, access to the DDW Virtual platform will be given on the date of purchase and can be used through Aug. 23, 2021.

DDW News

Review the blog for session highlights from each day of the meeting and recaps of the science presented.

Thanks for a great DDW 2022! We’ll see you in Chicago (or virtually) next year, May 6-9, 2023.

Watch exclusive interviews with presenters and hear the top headlines that came out of the meeting.

Preliminary Agenda

  • May 21
  • May 22
  • May 23
  • May 24

Saturday, May 21, 2021

7 a.m.Registration
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
8 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
DDW 2022 will feature more than 300 original lecture sessions spanning across 17 tracks.
8 a.m.AGA Postgraduate Course ($)
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Discover new clinical tools, hands-on strategies and emerging science that are transforming GI research and patient care. Learn more.
Only general sessions will be live-streamed. Virtual attendees will have the ability to submit questions to speakers in real-time.
9 a.m.ASGE Presidential Plenary
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Join ASGE President, Douglas K. Rex, MD, MAGE, and ASGE leaders for an overview of today's best science in GI endoscopy. Visit asge.org/DDW to learn more.
9:30 a.m.Poster Sessions and ePosters
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Poster Hall will be organized by DDW Tracks to allow attendees to easily find posters of interest by topic and theme. ePosters takes DDW posters online, where you can easily search at your convenience to find the latest research that interests you.
4 p.m.50 Years of Endoscopic Evolution: The Continual Replacement of GI Surgery by Endoscopic Innovation
4.–5:30 p.m.
Jointly sponsored by AGA, ASGE and SSAT, this session will interest clinicians and basic scientists alike. Attendees will leave with an understanding of the current and potential future role for intramural surgery.

Sunday, May 22, 2021

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30–7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited.
7 a.m. Registration
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
8 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
DDW 2022 will feature more than 300 original lecture sessions spanning across 17 tracks.
Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Therapies for Obesity and Obesity-Related Conditions
8–9:30 a.m.
Jointly sponsored by AASLD, AGA and ASGE, this session will take an integrated, multidisciplinary approach that will interest to clinicians and basic scientists alike.
8:30 a.m.ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course: Endoscopy 2022 — Breakthrough to Excellence ($)
8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Expand your toolbox of techniques in managing routine endoscopic challenges, and gain insights from faculty across the globe as they present live endoscopy sessions. Learn more.
9:15 a.m.SSAT Presidential Address
9:15–10 a.m.
Hear from Jean Nicolas Vauthey, MD, at the SSAT Presidential Address.
9:30 a.m.Poster Sessions and ePosters
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Poster Hall will be organized by DDW Tracks to allow attendees to easily find posters of interest by topic and theme. ePosters takes DDW posters online, where you can easily search at your convenience to find the latest research that interests you.
9:30 a.m.Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
See the latest GI innovations, access special offers, and discuss your specific needs with trusted industry partners.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons ($)
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Participate in a scholarly, dynamic discussion in an informal, small-group atmosphere. A boxed lunch is included. Space is limited.

Monday, May 23, 2021

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30–7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited.
7 a.m. Registration
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
8 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
DDW 2022 will feature more than 300 original lecture sessions spanning across 17 tracks.
9:30 a.m.Poster Sessions and ePosters
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Poster Hall will be organized by DDW Tracks to allow attendees to easily find posters of interest by topic and theme. ePosters takes DDW posters online, where you can easily search at your convenience to find the latest research that interests you.
9:30 a.m.Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
See the latest GI innovations, access special offers, and discuss your specific needs with trusted industry partners.
10 a.m.AGA Presidential Plenary
10–11:30 a.m.
The 2022 plenary is designed to highlight timely, high-impact research and the role of AGA. The program will feature a series of invited speaker talks, as well as a brief address from AGA Institute President, John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons ($)
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Participate in a scholarly, dynamic discussion in an informal, small-group atmosphere. A boxed lunch is included. Space is limited.
4 p.m.Diversity Session
4–5:30 p.m.
This session will highlight unique issues concerning diversity in the gastroenterologist, hepatologist and surgical fields as they relate to academia and various clinical practice settings. A reception will immediately follow.
Gastroparesis
4–5:30 p.m.
Jointly sponsored by AGA, ASGE and SSAT, this session will interest clinicians and basic scientists alike. Attendees will observe video of the performance of G-POEM for gastroparesis and ask questions related to the technique.

Tuesday, May 24

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30–7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited.
7 a.m.Registration
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
7:30 a.m.SSAT and ISDS Symposium: Elective GI Surgery in the COVID-19 Era
7:30–9:30 a.m.
After attending, participants will understand the risk and basic precautions for caring for patients with COVID-19.
8 a.m.Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
DDW 2022 will feature more than 300 original lecture sessions spanning across 17 tracks.
8 a.m.ASGE Video Plenary Session
8 a.m.–12 p.m.
This session represents the most prestigious and highest ranking, cutting-edge, fully edited endoscopic videos presented at DDW.
9:30 a.m.Poster Sessions and ePosters
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Poster Hall will be organized by DDW Tracks to allow attendees to easily find posters of interest by topic and theme. ePosters takes DDW posters online, where you can easily search at your convenience to find the latest research that interests you.
9:30 a.m.Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
See the latest GI innovations, access special offers, and discuss your specific needs with trusted industry partners.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons ($)
12:30–1:45 p.m.
Participate in a scholarly, dynamic discussion in an informal, small-group atmosphere. A boxed lunch is included. Space is limited.
1 p.m.ASGE World Cup of Endoscopy
1–3 p.m.
This session features a friendly international competition of selected videos from various countries.
2 p.m.Hepatology Skills Workshop
2–3:30 p.m.
Join us for an engaging and interactive workshop focused on building the skills needed for successful career in hepatology. This session is appropriate for trainees and other early-career professionals seeking to broaden their skills in hepatology.
4 p.m.The Best of DDW 2022
4–5:30 p.m.
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 at DDW.

DDW by the Numbers

3,300

oral abstract and poster presentations

400

Original lecture sessions

17

DDW Tracks

DDW's Sponsoring Societies