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World Gastroenterology Organisation
World Gastroenterology Organisation


This section contains notices and updates about the most important congresses and symposiums taking place around the world.

Learn More About Upcoming Meetings & Events

Upcoming Joint Meetings with WGO

Gastro 2021 - Prague, Czech Republic

The next WGO joint meeting will be held in partnership with the Czech Society of Gastroenterology and will take place from 9-11 December 2021 in Prague, Czech Republic. 

For more information on this meeting, please visit the meeting website at

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World Congress of Gastroenterology

The next World Congress of Gastroenterology will be held in partnership with the Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society, from 12-14 December 2022 in Dubai, UAE. More information will be made available soon.

The 2023 World Congress of Gastroenterology will be held in Seoul, Korea in partnership with The Korean Society of Gastroenterology from 15-19 November 2023.

The WCOG had historically been held every four years, starting with the first World Congress in Washington, DC, USA in 1958. In 2017 this was changed to every two years. 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.

Thank you for your participation and support for GASTRO 2018! View congress highlights below!


WGO Endorsement of Meetings

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