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DDW 2018 Registration

The SSAT 59th Annual Meeting at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) will take place in Washington, DC, June 2-5, 2018. DDW is the world's largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastrointestinal surgery, gastroenterology, hepatology, and endoscopy. Update your knowledge: attend high-quality sessions where you can get practical and useful take-home information; view cutting-edge research: get exclusive access to top-tier research and discuss changes in GI with leaders in the field; and meet thought leaders: in-person networking allows you to meet and collaborate with your colleagues from around the world.

Registration and Housing

Registration and housing for the SSAT 2018 Annual Meeting is now open. Register before the Early Bird deadline of April 18, 2018, and registration is only 180 USD (and complimentary for Candidate and Medical Student SSAT members); after April 18, fees will increase by 85 USD to 160 USD, depending on your registration category.


Included with Registration
The fee schedule for categories and pricing for DDW 2018 are online. All full DDW attendees receive the following items with registration:

  • Two years of viewing DDW on Demand, an online-only digital library that includes more than 400 hours of non-ticketed course capture presentations from DDW 2018 (valued at $1,200). It will help maximize your meeting experience by viewing sessions you are not able to attend in person. You also have the choice to upgrade and purchase a hard drive for offline viewing.
  • Full DDW conference bag, including this year’s important information.
  • Credentials to attend more than 400 original scientific sessions and ability to attend and claim CME.
  • Daily access to the Poster and Exhibit Halls.

Past DDW on Demand

To access your past DDW On Demand online, go to and enter your badge number and last name used to register for DDW 2017. You will be prompted to create a password and you will not need your badge number after you are verified. On subsequent visits, visit, click Log In, and enter your username (email) and password.

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