Invited-speaker sessions feature some of the most prestigious experts in their fields. Organized by each of the four sponsoring societies, these sessions highlight a wide range of topics that appeal to a broad base of attendees. In the agenda book and mobile planner, invited presentations can be identified by their presentation numbers; all invited presentations being with “Sp.” Below are examples of invited speaker sessions offered at DDW.
Abstract-based sessions feature new research findings. Abstracts are submitted to the sponsoring societies between Oct. 19–Dec. 1 and are peer-reviewed by content experts. All accepted abstracts are published in either Gastroenterology or GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Accepted abstracts may be presented in lecture or poster sessions. Below are examples of abstracts-based sessions at DDW.