ENDO 2020, 2nd World Congress of GI Endoscopy

ENDO 2020, 2nd World Congress of GI Endoscopy

March 7 - March 10, 2020

HOST: World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) CO-HOST: Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SOBED) IN COLLABORATION: Interamerican Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SIED)

Windsor Convention & Expo Center

R. Martinho de Mesquita, 129 - Bloco 2 - Barra da Tijuca
22620-220 Rio de Janeiro

Contact information
Contact person: ENDO 2020 Secretariat
Email: endo2020@worldendo.org
Address: World Endoscopy Organization c/o Hamilton Services GmbH Landwehr Str. 9 80336 Munich, Germany


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After the resounding success of ENDO 2017 in Hyderabad, India, the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) invites you to ENDO 2020, the 2nd World Congress of GI Endoscopy. ENDO 2020 will be held on March 7 – 10, 2020, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of the largest economic and cultural centers of South America.

WEO has joined forces with the Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SOBED) to host the second edition of this international meeting.

As a result of this joint effort, and with the support of international scientific partners around the world, ENDO 2020 will present a comprehensive and innovative scientific program.

Lectures and debates will address relevant local and global topics related to gastroenterology, hepatology, and oncology from the endoscopist’s point of view. The official language of

the congress is English and certain sessions will have simultaneous translation into Portuguese and Spanish.

The highlight of the ENDO 2020 program will be the LIVE ENDOSCOPY demonstration sessions, which will be broadcast to the venue from three different locations over 3 days of the congress. In addition, two full-day hands-on training sessions and a wide-ranging and interdisciplinary learning center will be offered for practical training. In addition to other educational events (e.g. advanced diagnostic endoscopy course, video capsule endoscopy training course, and breakfast with the experts). ENDO 2020 will also include a 1-day nurses program and a pediatric endoscopy meeting.

Finally, ENDO 2020 will host the 24th Pan American Congress of Digestive Endoscopy (President Asadur Jorge Tchekmedyian) with a 2-day program of meetings. Here, lectures held in English will have simultaneous translation.

With more than 30 specialized symposia, including the symposia for global scientific partner societies, ENDO 2020 expects to attract more than 5000 delegates from all over the world.

Due to the increased interest and requests from participants, the ENDO 2020 abstract submission deadlines have been extended: 

New Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 October 2019

New Video Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 November 2019