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World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG)

World Congress 2022 - Dubai

The next World Congress of Gastroenterology will be held in partnership with the Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society (EGHS) from 12-14 December 2022 in Dubai, UAE.

Official website will be listed shortly.

World Congress 2023 - Seoul

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

About the World Congress of Gastroenterology

The first World Congress was held in Washington, DC, USA in 1958, and had historically been held every four years until 2017, when it moved to a two-year cycle. View the congress history.

The call for bids for the 2025 WCOG will open at the end of March 2021.

For further information about the bidding process and/or to request a copy of the bidding manual, please contact the WGO Secretariat at info@worldgastroenterology.org.  

Please note that applications to host a World Congress can only be considered from WGO Member Societies. Selection of the venue of a World Congress is recommended by the WGO Governing Council, with final ratification made by the WGO General Assembly.