Here for Exciting Possibilities

DDW is the world’s leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields. DDW is where you can accomplish your professional objectives, like updating your knowledge, discovering new advances or expanding your network. Be here for all the exciting possibilities.

Thank you for a great meeting! Save the date for next year’s meeting. DDW 2024 will take place May 18–21, 2024, in Washington, D.C. and online. 

Register and Save

Registration is now open. You choose how you want to be part of DDW — in person in Chicago or online, with access to a variety of livestreamed and on-demand content. AASLD, AGA, ASGE and SSAT members receive discounted rates.

Once you’ve registered, share a personalized invite on your social media accounts and see who from your network is already registered.

It’s not too late to experience the best parts of DDW 2021 —  we’re extending access to the virtual platform. Purchase now and you have unlimited access until Aug. 23, 2021. Members of AASLD, AGA, ASGE and SSAT save on fees.  For membership information and deadlines, please visit each society website.

I think DDW is the best way to get new knowledge and to get connected with other specialists in my area. It’s a really great experience for all of us. Freyis Thomas Lora, MD, DDW 2023 attendee

Registration Options

You choose how you want to be a part of DDW — in person in Chicago at McCormick Place or online, with access to a variety of livestreamed and on-demand content.

If you don’t have time to attend the full four-day meeting, consider registering in the Postgraduate Course Only category (register for a one-day Postgraduate Course without registering for the full meeting). If you can’t attend at all during the meeting dates, you can purchase access to the on demand sessions after DDW ends.

Grateful for an outstanding DDW and the opportunity to connect and share our work! Re-energized by the amazing science and people working to advance our care of patients in gastroenterology!

—John Gubatan, MD

As a medical student, I am more than grateful for this opportunity to interact and learn from world leaders of the GI community.

— Nkengeh Tazinkeng, MD

Incredibly grateful and privileged to have attended my first #DDW2023! It was four days of excitement, exhaustion, knowledge, and friendships. I'm already looking forward to #DDW2024!

— Lori Plung

What a conference! It's like the Olympics of the Gastro world!

— Mo Thoufeeq, MD

I may have forgotten how much I love attending DDW in person. Great networking, learning and discussions.

— Edward Barnes, MD, PhD

DDW was an exciting opportunity to connect and share ideas with colleagues from around the world. Already thinking about next year!

— Jeong Yun Yang, MD

Outstanding talks and speakers. Very clinically oriented and intense.

— Emad S. Aljahdli, MD

Amazing DDW this year full of so many great talks, posters and connecting with so many great minds in GI!

—Meghan Barrett-Englert, MD, MS

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Questions About Registration?

Our registration checklist walks you step-by-step through the process. For non-technical support assistance, please contact 508-743-8521 or email

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Registration Fees

View categories and pricing for DDW 2023.

Registration Options

We’ve broken down the differences between online and in-person registration and what’s included with each.