The Meetings & Events section contains notices about the most important meetings by our member societies taking place around the world.
Join us in Dubai! The next World Congress of Gastroenterology 2022 will be 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.
The World Congress of Gastroenterology 2023 will be organized 15-19 November in partnership with the Korean Society of Gastroenterology. More information will be provided soon.
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.
Please check back in to learn more about upcoming Train the Trainers opportunities. Announcements on future workshops coming soon.
Are you interested in WGO endorsing your meeting? WGO's Meeting Endorsement Policy and Application are now available online: