World Gastroenterology Organisation

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World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG)

World Congress of Gastroenterology 2022 - Dubai

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

Thank you to all who help organize and who attended this successful congress!

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About the World Congress of Gastroenterology

The WCOG had 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 call for bids for the 2025 WCOG is now closed.

For further information about the World Congress of Gastroenterology, please contact the WGO Secretariat at  

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


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