Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2020, scheduled for May 2–5, in Chicago, Illinois, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Although we can’t meet in person, we’re excited to share the abstracts originally accepted for presentation. We look forward to seeing you next year at DDW 2021, May 22-25 in Washington, DC. 

DDW 2020 abstracts now available

The DDW ePosters and ePapers site is now available, featuring free access to all accepted abstracts. Look for additional presentations uploaded by presenters. The online portal is available at no charge to access at your convenience. You can also view abstracts in Gastroenterology.

Other DDW virtual offerings

  • Register for the DDW Virtual Career Fair

    Join us on June 3, 5-8 p.m. EDT, to connect with private practice employers, group practices, hospitals, health systems and other recruiters. This event is free; learn more and register today.

  • Check Out Our Industry Partners

    Just because DDW is cancelled, doesn’t mean you have to miss connecting with your favorite exhibitors. View all exhibitors using the DDW 2020 Floor Plan. Click on each profile to learn more about the company and its products, and find contact information to reach out directly.

AGA virtual education

While we can’t learn together in person, visit AGA University for a wealth of online education. New coronavirus education has recently been added, as well as a curated collection for GI fellows called GI Distance Learning. 


DDW’s FAQs are updated to reflect new questions you may have. If there is something not answered, please submit a ticket to the DDW help desk. This will help direct your question to the appropriate person and expedite a response.

DDW is jointly sponsored by AGA, AASLD, ASGE and SSAT.

Key Dates



Early bird deadline (save at least $85 through this date).



Late-breaking abstract submission opens.

Registration Fees

The categories and pricing for DDW 2020 registration are online. View each description to see which category best fits your needs.

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Attendee Guide

This guide will take you step by step through everything you need to know and do to make the most of your DDW experience.

Review Guide

Meet us in Chicago

DDW Council Chair Grace Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE, shares her excitement for DDW® 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Watch this video to learn how to get access to brightest ideas & breakthroughs in digestive disease next year.


AGA scientific programming at DDW is developed by

AGA Institute Council

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AGA Members Save on DDW Registration

Join AGA, or renew your membership, by March 11, 2020, to receive the early bird member discount.