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Session Formats for Your Learning Style

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019 will give attendees access to over 450 sessions presenting the latest developments in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields. For 50 years now, DDW’s first-rate programming has offered a huge range of educational material to choose from, as well as several session formats to cater to your unique learning style.

DDW is also proud to include several sessions in Spanish and Chinese for our international attendees. These sessions cover clinical practice, basic science, inflammatory bowel diseases, functional GI and motility disorders, colorectal diseases and much more. DDW 2019 scientific sessions have been found “Compliant” with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.

Visit the DDW website to learn more about our extensive list of sessions formats and types. We hope to see you in San Diego.

Invited-Speaker Sessions

These sessions feature some of the most prestigious experts in their fields. Organized by each of the four sponsoring societies, these sessions highlight a wide range of topics that appeal to a broad base of attendees. In the DDW Online Planner and Mobile App, invited-speaker presentations can be identified by their presentation numbers; all invited presentations being with “Sp.”

Session types include hands-on workshops and courses, combined clinical and translational symposia and Breakfast Connections (formerly Breakfast-With-the-Experts).

Abstract-Based Sessions

Abstract-based sessions feature new research findings. These sessions are presented lecture or poster sessions, research forums, and 60 to 90-minute sessions sponsored by SSAT and DDW known as “quick shots.” All accepted abstracts are published in either Gastroenterology or GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and are published in the 2019 mobile app (must have an attendee log in to view).



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