Abstract Submission

Abstract submission will open on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. and the abstract submission period will close on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 9 p.m. All abstracts must be submitted online at ddw.org by that time. Check DDW’s website for more details about abstract submission and answers to frequently asked questions.

DDW 2016 CME

The deadline to claim CME for DDW 2016 is Nov. 30. Claim your credits or generate and print a certificate of attendance online at the CME claim site. More information about CME is available on DDW’s website.


Members of AASLDAGAASGE and SSAT can register starting on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. Registration for nonmembers opens Jan. 18. If you’re not a member, there’s still plenty of time to join one (or more) of the four societies and save up to $325 on your DDW registration.

Rooms in the hotels nearest the convention center go fast. Registering early is the key to securing a reservation in the hotel of your choice. If you’d like to be notified as soon as registration opens, just fill out this online form to receive an email announcement.

Meeting Dates

DDW 2017 will take place May 6–9 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Exhibit dates are May 7–9.

Any questions regarding upcoming dates or deadlines? Leave them in the comments, and DDW staff will get back to you with an answer.

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