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
VIRTUAL and HYBRID meetings are indicated. The form for several meetings remains to be confirmed.

May 2021

May 10-14, 2021: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, HYBRID MEETING, Melbourne, Australia
Abstract deadline: January 26, 2021
May 21-23, 2021: Digestive Diseases Week, VIRTUAL MEETING
Abstract deadline: December 3, 2020

June 2021

June 15-18, 2021: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
Abstract deadline: tbc
June 30-July 3, 2021: World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, Barcelona, Spain
Abstract deadline: tbc

July 2021

July 5-7, 2021: Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting, Harrogate, UK
Abstract deadline: January 25, 2021
July 7-9, 2021: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery World Congress, New Orleans, LA
Abstract deadline: tbc
July 7-10, 2021: European Association of Endoscopic Surgery International Congress, Barcelona, Spain
Abstract deadline: tbc
July 7-10, 2021: Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Abstract deadline: March 31, 2021

August 2021


September 2021