Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

DDW is the most prestigious meeting in the world for GI professionals, providing you an unparalleled opportunity to delve into exciting new developments with leaders in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. We can’t wait to see you May 6-9, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois or online.

DDW 2022 resources

Key Dates



Abstract submission closes. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to showcase your research and gain valuable feedback from your peers.



Early career and trainee members: deadline to submit case studies to be presented at the 2023 AGA Postgraduate Course.



Registration opens for AGA members. Receive reduced registration fees and your first choice of hotel by registering early.



Late-Breaking Abstract Submission window opens



DDW and AGA Postgraduate Course early bird deadline



U.S. attendees must verify their vaccine status to receive meeting badges in the mail.



DDW Virtual Career Fair, 5-8 p.m. EDT

Featured speakers and sessions

You choose how you want to attend

If you’re unable to attend in person in Chicago you can join us online with four channels of livestreamed sessions. See the differences and what’s included with each option.

Categories and pricing for DDW 2023 registration are online. View each description to see which category best fits your needs.

Need a visa to attend DDW? To help with longer than usual visa processing times, DDW has created an invitation letter generator to help expedite the process.

DDW 2022 meeting highlights

Whether you were unable to attend the meeting or just want to recap the key presentations, you can find highlights and interviews with industry leaders on the DDW TV channel.

Here for Knowledge

Join your colleagues and renowned experts to share best practices and delve into exciting new developments in the field.

Here for Discovery

Delve into exciting research developments during poster and oral abstract presentations.

Here for Connections

Build valuable relationships with experts in and outside your niche (and from locations all over the world).

Here for Collaboration

Get the details about the latest GI innovations from the people behind them, in the Exhibit Hall and online Industry Supporter Directory.

It All Starts at DDW 2023

Why are you #HereForDDW? 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.


AGA scientific programming at DDW is developed by

AGA Institute Council

AGA members save on DDW registration

Join AGA, or renew your membership, by March 10 to get special member pricing. Member trainees, residents and students register for free during the early bird period.