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 Supported Meeting

Colorectal Cancer: Progress and Prospects


ESDO takes pleasure to endorse the Annual Conference of the Hellenic Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology (HSGO).

The course is organized  in cooperation with the University of Mainz, the Hellenic Society of Medical Oncology and the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology. The meeting takes place at Hotel ROYAL OLYMPIC Athens on May 19 - 20, 2018

Please see the final programme. For registration please go to www.triaena.gr


For more details please see www.triaena.gr or write to the HSGO office myrtot@remove-this.triaenatours.gr



GI Oncology Update, June 9, 2018, Wiesbaden

ESDO Partnership Meeting

Mark your calendar for the 14th Interdisciplinary Update in GI Oncology


ESDO has 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

For more information please visit the event website and have a look at the programme flyer


29th ESGAR Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course, June 12 - 15, 2018 Dublin

ESDO Supported Meeting

Multidisciplinary Management of Common GI and Abdominal Malignancies



ESDO takes pleasure to support again the PG Course at the ESGAR Annual Meeting, which has become the largest and most prestigious abdominal radiology meeting worldwide.

The four day meeting covers the full range of topics in abdominal imaging and intervention and is aimed at subspecialist abdominal GI radiologists, general radiologists, radiologists in training as well as medical students. 

Please see the programme. For more details and registration please go to esgar.org

Early Registration Fees until March 14, 2018





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




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 / Aimery de Gramont, Paris / Jean-Jacques Grob, Marseille / Ulrich Güller, St. Gallen / Regis Josien, Nantes / Pierre Laurent-Puig, Paris / Astrid Lièvre, Rennes / Dominik Modest, Munich / Simon Pernot, Paris / Jens Ricke, Munich / David Tougeron, Poitiers / Eric Vivier, Marseille / more tbc

During 2 days, international experts will teach on the latest discoveries of Immunotherapy for Digestive Cancers with multidisciplinary views.

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.

Please have a look at the preliminary programme

ONLINE REGISTRATION will be open soon!

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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