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-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


Steering committee:      Tamara Matysiak, Côme Lepage, Julien Taieb

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

Faculty:     Jaafar Bennouna, Nantes /  Franck Carbonnel, Paris /  Nathalie Chaput, Paris / Laëtitia Dahan, Marseille / Jean-Jacques Grob, Marseille / Ulrich Güller, St. Gallen / Regis Josien, Nantes  / Pierre Laurent- Puig, Paris  / Sara Lonardi, Padua  / Egesta Lopci, Milan / Laura Mezquita, Paris / Dominik Modest, Munich / Markus Möhler, Mainz / Simon Pernot, Paris  / Jens Ricke, Munich / Thomas Seufferlein, Ulm  / Magali Svrcek, Paris / Julien Taieb, Paris / 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. ESDO provides accommodation and boarding during the event. If you need support for travel, please inquire with us.

Registration fee incl. accommodation & boarding: € 100 for members of FFCD, ESDO and members of affiliated societies (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

Submit your late-breaking abstract by September 13, 2018 www.ueg.eu/week/abstract-submission/




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




9th EMCCC, 9-11 March 2019, Lisbon

ESDO Labelled Meeting

Mark your calendar for the 9th European Multidisciplinary Colorectal Cancer Congress at the Lisbon Congress Center


We have the pleasure to announce the 9th EMCCC 2019

The European Multidisciplinary Colorectal Cancer Congress (EMCCC) is the European conference that truly provides a platform for in-depth multidisciplinary interaction among the various research areas involved. The Dutch Colorectal Cancer Group (DCCG) has taken the initiative for the EMCCC since 2001. The conference in 2019 builds upon eight previous successful multidisciplinary conferences on colorectal cancer which were held in the Netherlands, Germany and France, and offers an intimate environment for more than 700 participants.


ESDO members benefit from a rebate of 5% on the registration fee. Please have a look at the programme



JFHOD 21 - 24 March 2019, 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



GI Oncology Update, June 15, 2019, Wiesbaden

ESDO Partnership Meeting

Mark your calendar for the 15th 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




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