Digestive Disease Week®

It All Starts Here
 McCormick Place    May 6-9, 2023
McCormick Place
May 6-9, 2023
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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 and will have access for one year.

Claim CME

The DDW 2022 CME claim site is open. Certificates of Attendance are also available through this site.

DDW ePosters Site

ePosters take posters online. View PDF versions of posters and full-text abstracts, if submitted.

Why Attend DDW?

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the world’s premier meeting for physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Register now to join us May 6-9 in Chicago, IL and online.

Here for Knowledge

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

Here for Discovery

Here, you’ll access the latest ground-breaking research and gain insights into the current status of the field.

Here for Connections

DDW delivers opportunities to catch up with friends, meet with colleagues and connect with leading experts from across every facet of the field.

What Are You Here For?

Whether it’s to present your work, discover the latest research and clinical information, hear from top experts or connect with colleagues from around the world, you’ll find it here.

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 2023: May 6-9, in Chicago, IL and online. Registration opens in January 2023

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Preliminary Agenda

Register today for access to 400 original scientific sessions, the Poster Hall and the Exhibit Hall.

Saturday, May 6, 2023

7 a.m.Registration
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
8 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
In-person attendees will have credentials to attend 400 original scientific sessions. Online attendees can watch four channels with 64 key scientific sessions (livestreamed). All in-person sessions will also be available on demand after DDW ends.
AGA Postgraduate Course ($)
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
This year’s theme, Advances in Gastroenterology: News You Can Use, will focus on ground-breaking advances in the delivery of high-quality, patient-centered GI patient care. You’ll leave reinvigorated with valuable takeaways that you can immediately implement and can be shared with your entire multidisciplinary team. Learn more.
9 a.m.ASGE Presidential Plenary
9 a.m.–Noon
Please join ASGE President Bret Petersen, MD, MASGE, for a comprehensive overview of today’s advancements and innovations in gastrointestinal endoscopy. ASGE leaders will lead the critical discussion on what’s at stake and what’s ahead in the field as they share insights on upcoming challenges and expectations in an interactive atmosphere.
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.

Sunday, May 7, 2023

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.
ASGE Annual Postgraduate Course: Clinical Challenges and Real-Time Decision Making in GI Endoscopy
7 a.m.–5 p.m.
This annual signature ASGE event brings together experts from across the globe to present evidence-based and outcomes-driven endoscopic management of gastrointestinal and related disorders. Enjoy discussions on tools, techniques, tips and tricks to achieve your own optimal outcomes for general and advanced diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
8 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
In-person attendees will have credentials to attend 400 original scientific sessions. Online attendees can watch four channels with 64 key scientific sessions (livestreamed). All in-person sessions will also be available on demand after DDW ends.
AASLD Plenary Session
8 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
The best abstracts in basic and clinical hepatology will be presented at these highly focused sessions, with robust Q&A periods. Attendees will learn about the latest advancements in hepatology to ensure they are abreast of the most cutting-edge science.
8:30 a.m.SSAT and Foundation Awards Ceremony
8:30 a.m.–9:15 a.m.
This ceremony welcomes and introduces new members, presents the GI fellowship certificates, announces the SSAT and foundation sponsored award, provides reports from the SSAT Foundation, recognizes the foundation donors, and confers the Founders Medal.
9:15 a.m.SSAT Presidential Address
9:15–10 a.m.
Hear from Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, 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.
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 8, 2023

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30–7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited.
7 a.m. Registration
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
8 a.m. Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
In-person attendees will have credentials to attend 400 original scientific sessions. Online attendees can watch four channels with 64 key scientific sessions (livestreamed). All in-person sessions will also be available on demand after DDW ends.
Hepatology for Gastroenterologists Symposium
8 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Calling all gastroenterologists with an interest in hepatology! This is a symposium you can’t afford to miss. Participants will explore fundamental knowledge and skills necessary in the practice of hepatology and learn about the latest innovations in treatment options from advanced hepatology practitioners.
9:30 a.m.Poster Sessions and ePosters
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Poster Hall will be organized by DDW Tracks to allow attendees to easily find posters of interest by topic and theme. ePosters takes DDW posters online, where you can easily search at your convenience to find the latest research that interests you.
Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
See the latest GI innovations, access special offers, and discuss your specific needs with trusted industry partners.
10 a.m.AGA Presidential Plenary
10–noon
The 2023 plenary is designed to highlight timely, high-impact research and the role of AGA. The plenary program will feature a series of invited speaker talks on high-profile topics. There will also be a brief address from AGA Institute President John M. Carethers, MD, AGAF.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons ($)
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.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

6:30 a.m.DDW Breakfast Connections ($)
6:30–7:45 a.m.
These are scholarly, dynamic morning discussions in an informal, small-group atmosphere. Breakfast is included and space is limited.
7 a.m.Registration
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
8 a.m.Scientific Sessions
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
In-person attendees will have credentials to attend 400 original scientific sessions. Online attendees can watch four channels with 64 key scientific sessions (livestreamed). All in-person sessions will also be available on demand after DDW ends.
ASGE Video Plenary Session
8 a.m.–Noon
This session represents the most prestigious and highest ranking, cutting-edge, fully edited endoscopic videos presented at DDW.
9:30 a.m.Poster Sessions and ePosters
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Poster Hall will be organized by DDW Tracks to allow attendees to easily find posters of interest by topic and theme. ePosters takes DDW posters online, where you can easily search at your convenience to find the latest research that interests you.
Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
See the latest GI innovations, access special offers, and discuss your specific needs with trusted industry partners.
12:30 p.m.DDW Meet-the-Professor and Meet-the-Investigator Luncheons ($)
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.
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

4,300

oral abstract and poster presentations

400

Original lecture sessions

17

DDW Tracks

DDW's Sponsoring Societies