World Gastroenterology Organisation

Global Guardian of Digestive Health. Serving the World.



Learn More About Upcoming Meetings & Events

The Meetings & Events section contains notices about the most important meetings by our member societies taking place around the world.

GASTRO 2024 - Marrakech, Morocco

WGO is pleased to announce that GASTRO 2024 will take place from 7 - 9 November 2024 in Marrakech, in partnership with the Société Marocaine des Maladies de l'Appareil Digestif.

More information is available on the official website:

World Congress of Gastroenterology - Dubai

The 2022 World Congress of Gastroenterology was held in partnership with the Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society, 12-14 December 2022 in Dubai, UAE.

The WCOG has historically been held every four years, starting with the first World Congress in Washington, DC, USA in 1958. In 2017, the World Congress officially moved to a two-year schedule. View the congress history.

Applications to host a World Congress can only be considered from WGO member societies. Final ratification of the venue of a World Congress is made at the WGO General Assembly.

The call for bids for the 2025 WCOG is now closed. Further information will be provided shortly.

Train the Trainers Workshops

Please check back in to learn more about upcoming Train the Trainers opportunities. Announcements on future workshops coming soon.



WGO Endorsement of Meetings

Are you interested in WGO endorsing your meeting? WGO's Meeting Endorsement Policy and Application are now available online:


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