Upcoming Educational Meetings

ESDO cooperates with national digestive oncology associations and other local or European groups in the field of digestive oncology to stimulate high-quality scientific exchange and multidisciplinary education. Our portfolio comprises different types of cooperation:

ESDO Labelled Meetings

Labelled Meetings are educational meetings organized by other associations or groups. After evaluation by the ESDO Governing Board that the proposed program is of a high academic standard, ESDO grants the ESDO Label. Do you want to apply for the ESDO Label for your meeting? Click here to download the application form. Completed applications must be submitted to ESDO at least 3 months prior to the event.

ESDO Supported Meetings

Supported Meetings are educational meetings proposed, arranged and financed by a third party. After evaluation by the ESDO Governing Board that the proposed program is of a high academic standard, ESDO can grant the event support and make a maximum of 2-3 speakers from ESDO available. The multidisciplinary ESDO Lecturer Pool comprises excellent and internationally renowned experts in the field of GI Cancer. Do you want to apply for ESDO Meeting Support? Click here to download the application form. Completed applications must be submitted to ESDO at least 6 months prior to the event.

ESDO Partnership Meetings

Partnership Meetings are contractual joint venture events between ESDO and other associations or groups that promote high quality education in the field of digestive oncology. ESDO is represented on the Scientific Committee. Please contact the ESDO Office for more information. 

UEG Week October 19-23, 2019 in Barcelona

ESDO Partnership Meeting

UEG Week is the largest and most prestigious digestive diseases meeting in Europe


ESDO will again be part of UEG Week and invites you to join us again at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona  

The largest and most prestigious meeting of its kind in Europe attracts more than 14,000 specialists from across the world. It features the latest advances in clinical management, the best research in GI and liver disease and includes several symposia and fora on cutting edge gastroenterology and hepatology topics.


Share your research with renowned experts and peers from across the globe. Find out more, visit www.ueg.eu/week

•    Present your clinical and basic science gastroenterology research
•    Your abstract is eligible for UEG Week Awards and travel grants
•    Attractive registration fees and accommodation offers for young delegates

2019 Symposium: Inventions and Innovations, November 4-5, 2019 in Tel Aviv

ESDO Supported Meeting

Medicine 2040 - Rewriting the Future of Healthcare


ESDO is delighted to support this symposium organised by Prof. Nadir Arber in Tel Aviv. The first of its kind, INI will focus on bringing science and technology together; using technological advances to address how medicine is going to look like, next year, next decade, in 2040.

INI has the pleasure of hosting a world-renowned faculty that includes Nobel Prize Laureates, Prof. Roger Kornberg, Prof. Robert J. Aumann and Prof. Ada Yonath. This will catapult us to the very forefront of cutting-edge developments in healthcare, enabling us to truly examine how the future of healthcare will one day look.  

Please see the preliminary programme. For more information and registration please see the event site

special discount of US$ 50  for ESDO members. please inquire for the special registration code



IT.A.NET National Congress, November 8-9, 2019 Rome

ESDO Labelled Meeting

Innovations in the diagnosis and therapy of neuroendocrine tumors


ESDO announces with pleasure to endorse again the congress organized by IT.A.NET taking place at the Hotel Ripa in Rome. The purpose of this symposium is the diagnosis and therapy of neuroendocrine tumors with a particular focus on the novelties of the last year of radioreceptor therapy with 177-Lutetium.


Please have a look at the final programme here

For more details please go to IT.A.NET



3rd ESDO MASTERCLASS November 8 - 9, 2019 St. Gallen, Switzerland

ESDO Partnership Meeting

Great Debates in the Management of GI Cancer



ESDO proudly presents our 3rd Masterclass organised in collaboration with the Department of Oncology & Hematology at the County Hospital St. Gallen


Organising Committee:   Ulrich Güller, Switzerland / Eric Van Cutsem, Belgium


Scientific Committee:   Ulrich Güller, Switzerland / Thomas Grünberger, Austria / Côme Lepage, France /  Tamara Matysiak-Budnik, France / Jaroslav Regula, Poland / Thomas Seufferlein, Germany / Wolff Schmiegel, Germany / Julien Taieb, France / Eric Van Cutsem, Belgium / Jean-Luc Van Laethem, Belgium


Faculty:   Daniel M. Aebersold, Switzerland / Salah-Eddin Al-Batran, Germany / Christiane J. Bruns, Germany / Christophe Deroose, Belgium / Ulrich Güller, Switzerland / Michel Ducreux, France / Thomas Grünberger, Austria / Pascal Hammel, France / Ralf-Dieter Hofheinz, Germany / Dieter Köberle, Switzerland / Miriam Koopman, The Netherlands / Pierre Laurent-Puig, France / Côme Lepage, France / Tamara Matysiak, France / Markus Möhler, Germany / Florian Otto, Switzerland / Ludwig Plasswilm, Switzerland / Andrea Sartore Bianchi, Italy / Wolff Schmiegel, Germany / Thomas Seufferlein, Germany / Julien Taieb, France / Eric Van Cutsem, Belgium / Jean-Luc Van Laethem, Belgium / Jürgen Weitz, Germany


For details and registration please go to www.kssg.ch

Reduced registration fees for ESDO members:
Early bird fee until May 31, 2019             CHF 50.-
Regular fee as from June 1, 2019            CHF 150.-


JFHOD 26 - 29 March 2020, Paris

ESDO Supported Meeting

French Congress on hepato-gastroenterology and digestive oncology


ESDO will again support this important French Congress on hepato-gastroenterology and digestive oncology, organized by SNFGE in collaboration with FMC-HGE

Each year, JFHOD brings together 4.000 delegates, including hepatogastroenterologists and oncologists, as well as digestive surgeons, pediatric gastroenterologists, anatomopathologists, researchers, radiologists, internists, medical students and more than 200 GIFE nurses.

more information to come soon www.jfhod.com



5th Frankfurt Symposium, March 27 -28, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany

ESDO Labelled Meeting

Workshop on Gastrointestinal Tumors


ESDO is delighted to endorse the 5th Frankfurt Symposium organised by MCI in Germany. 

The concept of the Frankfurter Symposium is based on interactive and communicative modules, in which the participants get to interact directly with experts. Professor Al-Batran will be leading the scientific committee, focussing on the topic of "gastrointestinal tumors".


The preliminary programme will be published soon. More information can be obtained at the event website



GI Oncology Update, June 6, 2020, Wiesbaden

ESDO Partnership Meeting

Mark your calendar for the 16th Interdisciplinary Update in GI Oncology


ESDO has again the pleasure to support this important event in Germany and invites you to join us in Wiesbaden. Get a tailored top-class update from renowned experts on the various disciplines concerned with GI Cancers under the auspices of ESDO.

The programme will be online soon. For more information please go to www.gi-oncology.de



4th ESDO MASTERCLASS November 6 - 7, 2020 Berlin, Germany

ESDO Partnership Meeting

Omics meets clinics in GI Cancer



for the 4th ESDO Masterclass "Omics meets clinics in GI Cancer"  taking place in Berlin   from November  6-7, 2020


Organising Committee:   Thomas Seufferlein, Germany / Eric Van Cutsem, Belgium


more details to come soon



ESGAR ESDO Workshop November 6 - 7, 2020 in Bucharest

ESDO Partnership Meeting

Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and GI Tract Neoplasms: a multidisciplinary imaging approach


Together with the Organising Committee of the European Society of Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Radiology (ESGAR), it is our pleasure to invite you to this multidisciplinary course focused on an integrated approach of imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

The target group consists of senior residents and specialist involved in the diagnosis and management of patients with hepatic, pancreatic and GI tract neoplasms (such as radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, surgeons, oncologists, gastroenterologists and radiotherapists)

For more details please see the website 




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