Reveal Your Novel Research

DDW has been the most important venue for sharing research and breakthroughs in digestive disease. This year, reveal your work to the leaders in the field at Washington, D.C. By submitting your abstract for consideration for DDW, you become part of the momentum to establish, discuss and promote basic, clinical and translational research on a global scale.

Learn About DDW 2021 Submission

To learn more information about submitting an abstract for DDW 2021, fill out the inquiry form below. Updates will be sent as more information becomes available.

Lecture at DDW

Abstract submissions for the 2020 meeting are now being accepted online through 9 p.m. ET on Dec. 1, 2019. Full submission guidelines and abstract categories will be available in mid-October 2019.

Key Dates

Mark your calendar for these important dates related to DDW 2021 abstract submission:

  • Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at 9 a.m. EST: Abstract submission site opens.
  • Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, at 9 p.m. EST: Abstract submission site closes. No abstract edits, author additions or changes to author information will be accepted after this deadline. 
  • Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, at 3 p.m. EST: Co-author disclosures due.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021: Acceptance notifications sent by email to presenting authors.

Previous Years

Abstracts selected for presentation at DDW 2020 are available in the DDW ePosters archive.

Additionally, abstracts selected for presentation by AASLD, AGA and SSAT were published online in the May 2020 supplement to Gastroenterology. Abstracts selected for presentation at DDW 2020 by ASGE were published online in the May 2020 supplement to GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy