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Take Note of These Important Dates for DDW® 2018

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission will open on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 9 a.m. and the abstract submission period will close on Friday, Dec. 1 at 9 p.m. All abstracts must be submitted online on the abstract submission site by that time. Check DDW’s website frequently for forthcoming details about abstract submission.

DDW 2017 CME

The deadline to claim CME for DDW 2017 is Oct. 31. Claim your credits or generate and print a certificate of attendance online at the CME claim site. More information about CME is available on DDW’s website.


Members of AASLDAGAASGE and SSAT can register starting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Registration for nonmembers opens Jan. 24. If you’re not a member, there’s still plenty of time to join one (or more) of the four societies and receive the members’ discount on your DDW registration.

The early bird deadline for registration is April 18, 2018. Registering before or on this date will save you money on your registration.

Rooms in the hotels nearest the convention center go fast. Registering early is the key to securing a reservation in the hotel of your choice. If you’d like to be notified as soon as registration opens, just fill out this online form to receive an email announcement.

Meeting Dates

DDW 2018 will take place June 2–5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention, Washington, D.C. Exhibit dates are June 3–5.

Any questions regarding upcoming dates or deadlines? Leave them in the comments, and DDW staff will get back to you with an answer.

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2 Responses

    1. Hi Megan,

      The Crystal Awards dinner will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018, at 6:15 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.


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