CDDW 2022 - virtual2



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Health and Safety Update


Due to the ongoing health and safety restrictions due to COVID, CDDW™ will now be fully virtual on March 5 & 6, and April 23, 2022.


CDDW™ 2022


We have an exciting line up of excellent educational content lined over the 3-day program. Make sure you check out our preliminary program which can be found in the link on our blue sidebar menu..


Virtual attendees will find our conference platform easy to use and we have a new networking lounge that we are very excited about! In addition to great educational content, delegates will have access to a variety of informal lunch and break time discussions, a new Mentorship Café, contests, entertainment, and more.


Recorded sessions will be available on-demand to all delegates until August 31, 2022.


Abstract Poster Presentations are an integral part of CDDW™ and this year they will be accessible online! Our newly designed online poster hall is easy to navigate and is searchable.




Tickets for virtual CDDW™ are now available. See our attendees page for pricing which can be found in the link on our blue sidebar menu..


Tickets for the hybrid conference will be automatically converted to a virtual ticket with the appropriate refund provided. Gala tickets will be refunded in full. If you have any questions, please direct them to:



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Canadian Digestive Diseases Week™ (CDDW™) is Canada's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, GI endoscopy, hepatology and related fields. Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, the CDDW™ program offers something for you! 



  • Richard D McKenna Memorial Lecture

  • Named after the founder of the Association, this prestigious lecture features an international leader in the area.

  • Postgraduate Course: Advances in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Intended to bring clinicians up-to-date with advancements in selected areas.

  • Symposia

  • Address a variety of basic and clinical science topics.

  • Breakfast with the Experts & Small Group Sessions

  • Offer interactive time with leaders in the field in a small group learning format.

  • Research Excellence & Young Investigator Award Lectures

  • Honours – respectively - an outstanding Canadian researcher, and basic or clinical science contributions to gastroenterology from a younger Association member (under 45 years of age or within seven years of first academic appointment).

  • Trainee Programs

  • Held prior to CDDW™, the Gastroenterology Residents-in-Training (GRIT) Course, the Scholars' Program and the Research Topics in GI Disease Meeting are invitation-only educational events for gastroenterology residents; medical students and PGY1 and PGY2 internal medicine residents; and, Ph.D. and MD postdoctoral trainees engaged in gastrointestinal research, respectively.