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. 

ESDO Research Workshop, June 20, 2018 at 20th WCGC Barcelona

ESDO Partnership Meeting

ESDO is delighted to invite you to the 5th RESEARCH WORKSHOP in Digestive Oncology "HEREDITARY GI CANCERS: SCREENING & SURVEILLANCE"


On behalf of ESDO and the faculty, we are delighted to invite you to attend the fifth Research Workshop in Digestive Oncology in conjunction with ESMO 20th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer


The expert faculty will present the latest developments in screening and surveillance for patients with hereditary GI cancers and will facilitate interactive discussions.


To attend this high level symposium, please follow the programme of Satellite Symposia at WCGIC. For the detailed workshop agenda click here.




20th World Congress on GI Cancer, 20 -23 June, 2018 Barcelona

ESDO Partnership Meeting

ESDO endorses the annual ESMO Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona


Again ESDO takes pleasure in endorsing the premier global event in the field of GI Cancer, gathering the top professionals and presenting the lastest research findings

Have a look at the programme and visit the announcement link WCGIC_2018

early bird registration until April 12, 2018



ESOI ESMO Course, August 30-31, 2018 Amsterdam

ESDO Supported Meeting

A multidisciplinary approach to colorectal cancer and gastrointestinal stromal tumour imaging


The ESOI/ESMO Course 2018 is the first joint course between the European Society of Oncologic Imaging and European Society of Medical Oncology. The course will address the use of imaging in local and systemic treatment in the management of colorectal and gastrointestinal stromal tumours. Lectures given by a multidisciplinary faculty of experts will be alternated by workshops simulating tumour boards with case based discussions by the multidisciplinary teachers. The course will target a forum of medical specialists working in the field of cancer management (medical oncologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists as well as surgical oncologists) who would like to learn more about state of the art cancer imaging.


Please see the programme. More information to come soon on esoi-society.org




Pancreas 2000 Course October 3-6, 2018, Romania

ESDO Partnership Meeting

An educational and research program for tomorrows pancreatologists in Europe


ESDO is delighted to endorse a course within the Pancreas 2000 programme.

This educational programme is a cooperation between EPC and Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

for more details please see www.pancreas2000.org




Live Endoscopy Workshop, October 5 - 6, 2018 Warsaw

ESDO Supported Meeting

Live Endoscopy Workshop combined with Oncological Multidisciplinary Session


ESDO is delighted to endorse again the Live Endoscopy Workshop of the Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology from the Polish Foundation of Gastroenterology


The workshop is combined with an oncological multidisciplinary session
• Six live endoscopy sessions preceded by short lectures on clinical updates
• One oncological multidisciplinary session combined with live histopathology demonstration
• Two international sessions (English) & Five national sessions (Polish)


Please see the preliminary programme in english. More information can be obtained at the center



ESDO-FFCD MASTERCLASS II: October 5 - 6, 2018 Marseille, France

ESDO Partnership Meeting




ESDO proudly presents our 2nd Masterclass organized in collaboration between the European Society of Digestive Oncology and the Francophone Federation of Digestive Oncology, taking place at the historic Palais du Pharo in Marseille

Scientific Committee:

Thomas Aparicio, Laetitia Dahan, Thomas Gruenberger, Côme Lepage, Tamara Matysiak,  Pierre Michel,  Jean-Marc Phelip, Wolff Schmiegel, Jean-Francois Seitz, Thomas Seufferlein, Julien Taieb, Erich Van Cutsem, Jean-Luc Van Laethem


Jaafar Bennouna, Nantes / Franck Carbonel, Paris / Nathalie Chaput, Paris / Laëtitia Dahan, Marseille / Jean-Jacques Grob, Marseille / Ulrich Güller, St. Gallen / Regis Josien, Nantes / Pierre Laurent-Puig, Paris / Egesta Lopci, Milan / Laura Mezquita, Paris / Dominik Modest, Munich / Simon Pernot, Paris / Jens Ricke, Munich / Sacha Rothschild, Basel / Thomas Seufferlein, Ulm / David Tougeron, Poitiers / Eric Van Cutsem, Leuven / Eric Vivier, Marseille

Please have a look at the programme

Interested physicians are welcome to participate and submit their CV to ESDO office First-come first-serve for applications, limited capacity for max. 100 persons. ESDO provides accommodation and boarding during the event. 

Registration fee: € 100 for members of FFCD, ESDO and affiliated society members (150 € for non members)


Organisation & Registration:
Liz Tanzer masterclass@remove-this.esdo.eu  tel. +43 676 707 6079 ESDO c/o VMA, 1090 Vienna, Alser Strasse 4

Onsite Organisation & Accreditation:
Aurélie Gaudron aurelie.gaudron@remove-this.u-bourgogne.fr tel. +33 03 80 38 13 14 FFCD  21079 DIJON Cedex, 7 Boulevard Jeanne d’Arc


Supporting Partners:





UEG Week October 20-24, 2018 at Austria Center Vienna

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 this year at    Austria Centre Vienna

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.

Access the UEG Week Online Programme

Register at reduced rates until May 17, 2018




EFISDS ESDO SRGH Postgraduate Course, November 1 -2, 2018 Cluj-Napoca, Romania

ESDO Partnership Meeting

Multidisciplinary treatment of HPB cancers


ESDO is delighted to endorse the first Postgraduate Course organized by EFISDS, ESDO and SRGH with the Participation of Romanian HPB Surgery & Liver Transplant Association (ARCHBPTH), Romanian Pancreatic Club (CRP), University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu” (UMF Cluj)

A Pilot Hands-On Workshop on Advanced module - Liver Surgery
Laparoscopic Liver Resections is organized by EFISDS, LSS & UMF Cluj on
31 October 2018 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Please see the programme in english. More information can be obtained at www.efisds.eu





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