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Welcome to DDW® 2024!

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2024 is finally here! We are so excited for you to follow your own path to to explore the latest science, discover new innovations, and shape the future of digestive disease care over the next four days.

Below we’ve put together some important attendee tips. The DDW Mobile App is your go-to tool throughout the meeting for the most updated information. View maps of the convention center, browse all sessions, posters, speakers and industry supporters, create your own schedule and more.



  • Friday, May 17: Noon–7 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 18 to Monday, May 20: 6 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 21: 6 a.m.–2 p.m.

Hall D, Level 2

If you didn’t receive your badge in the mail prior to the meeting or if you need to make changes, visit the self-registration area to print it. Please bring your confirmation email and scan the QR code at the top. Your badge is your ticket and is required for admission to all DDW sessions and postgraduate or other courses.

Materials Pick-Up

Pick up your DDW conference bag during the following days and times at the designated locations at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Lanyards will be distributed throughout the convention center.

Locations: Hall D (Level 2); Salon G/H, Level 1 (Friday and Saturday only)

  • Friday, May 17, Noon–7 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 18 to Monday, May 20, 6 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 21, 6 a.m.–2 p.m.

DDW Online Log In

For those of you joining us online, log into the DDW Online platform using your badge ID # and last name to watch four channels with 64 key scientific sessions (livestreamed). During livestream sessions, ask questions in real time using the DDW Mobile App.

All scientific sessions will also be available to attendees on demand 24 hours after each ends, with continued access until May 16, 2025. Non-attendees can purchase access starting June 5.

Exhibit Hall

Hours: Sunday, May 19 to Tuesday, May 21: 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Location: Halls A-C (Lower Level) and in the DDW Mobile App

Discover the latest GI innovations and connect with 300+ trusted industry partners to discuss your specific needs. Plus, attend industry demonstrations showcasing the newest products and services in the DDW Product Theaters and Satellite Symposia.

You won’t want to miss this year’s DDW Diversity Symposium: Strategies for Navigating Research, Clinical Practice and Advocacy in a Diverse Landscape, on Sunday, May 19, 4–5:30 p.m. covering LGBTQIA+ patient health needs, post-race conscious admissions and advocacy strategies. Be sure to stick around also for The Best of DDW 2023 on Tuesday, May 21, 4–5:30 p.m., to get an overview of the top presentations from the weekend.

Poster Hall

Hours: Saturday, May 18 to Tuesday, May 21: 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Location: Hall A, Lower Level

Be sure to stop by the Poster Hall and get the details about groundbreaking discoveries in the digestive disease field. 4,200+ posters (and ePosters) will be on display throughout the meeting.

The Poster Hall is organized by DDW Tracks all four days, making it easier to find posters of interest that will be grouped together by topic. Look for the poster locator signs to help you navigate the hall, or join one of AGA’s expert-led tours of the most significant research. Authors will be at their posters on the day of their presentations on-site from 12:30–1:30 p.m., and select authors will be in virtual meeting rooms as part of DDW Online.

Activities in Hall D

Hours: Saturday, May 18 to Monday, May 20: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Location: Hall D, Level 2

Have time in between sessions? Visit this area to strike a pose at the DDW letters or photo booth, play a game at the DDW Trainee and Early Career Lounge, take up a quick game of pickleball and much more!

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