International and Large National Meetings of Interest to Colon and Rectal Surgeons
The following is a list of major meetings of interest to the global readership of DC&R created to help plan travel and abstract submission. We include academic meetings hosted by large societies and teaching institutions in the colon and rectal surgery field and related fields. To propose additions please email details to the Section Editor for International Content at

September 2020

September 19-22, 2020: European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Congress,
Lyon, France
Abstract deadline: tba

September 23-25, 2020: European Society of Coloproctology Scientific and Annual Meeting,
Vilnius, Lithuania
Abstract deadline: May 1, 2020

September 24-26, 2020: Canadian Surgery Forum, Vancouver, BC
Abstract deadline: March 26, 2020

October 2020

October 4-8, 2020: American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL
Abstract deadline: March 2, 2020

October 10-14, 2020: United European Gastroenterology Week, Amsterdam, The
Abstract deadline: April 24, 2020

October 21-23, 2020: Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, Lisbon,
Abstract deadline: tbc

November 2020

November 9-12, 2020: Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand.
Abstract deadline: March 30, 2020

November 11-14, 2020: Congress of International Society of University Colon and Rectal
Surgeons with the Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Coloproctology, Yokohama, Japan
Abstract deadline: tbc

November 5-8, 2020: Japan Digestive Disease Week, Kobe, Japan
Abstract deadline: March 24, 2020

November 18-20, 2020: Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease, St Mark’s, London, UK