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Get the Scoop on IBD at DDW® 2024

The Crohn’s & Colitis Congress® may be over, but you can continue to explore the latest discoveries in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2024. Join us May 18–21, in Washington, D.C. or online, to address your most pressing goals and find solutions to your top challenges. See where the science is headed so you can advance your work with the latest IBD updates.

Sign up now to secure your space, a seat in ticketed sessions and your preferred choice of housing. Discounted registration rates are available through March 13. AASLD, AGA, ASGE and SSAT member trainees, residents, postdoctoral fellows and students can register for free through this date.

World IBD Day Breakfast

Sunday, May 19, 9:30 a.m.
Supported by Lilly USA

Join the IBD community at this special event in the Exhibit Hall to Kick off World IBD Day. Purple awareness ribbons will be distributed to the first 3,000 attendees.

Preview the Program

All IBD-related scientific sessions, posters and ePosters will be tagged to the DDW Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Track, so you can easily identify the education you’re interested in. A sample of some of the scheduled IBD Track sessions are below. Check out more DDW programming in the online DDW Preliminary Program.

Session TitleSession Type
Pediatric IBD: Trends and Therapies 2024Clinical Symposium
New Knowledge and Pragmatic Guidance From Existing IBD Research: A Cochrane Symposia Demonstrating the Pitfalls and Promise of Network Meta-Analyses to Inform Clinical PracticeResearch Symposium
Tiny Ecosystems, Big Impact: Unlocking the Secrets of the Early-Life MicrobiomeTranslational Symposium
A–Z: Cellular Potpourri in IBD PathogenesisResearch Symposium
Kiron and Kamala Das Symposium — Precision Medicine in IBD: The Road AheadTranslational Symposium
Farron and Martin Brotman, MD, Lecture — Key Challenges in IBD: Strategies and Solutions From the ExpertsClinical Symposium
Dr. Ellen Scherl–Jill Roberts — Pregnancy and IBD: Preliminary Results from the Helmsley Global Consensus Grade ConferenceResearch Symposium
Patricia and Ralph Giannella Lecture — Digging Deeper: Pathophysiologic Insights Into the Role of the Environment in Inflammatory Bowel DiseasesResearch Symposium
Coordinating IBD and PSC ManagementClinical Symposium
Mesenteric Adipose Tissue: An Important Mechanism in Obesity, MASLD and IBDClinical Symposium

Additional Courses

The following sessions are ticketed and require an additional fee:

  • Best Practices for Endoscopy in IBD
  • AGA Postgraduate Course (IBD breakout session)
  • ASGE Postgraduate Course: Leveraging New Advances to Improve Patient Outcomes (Colon session)

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