March 7th - 10th, 2020
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

See you in Rio de Janeiro! Nos vemos no Rio de Janeiro! Nos vemos en Rio de Janeiro!



Message from the President

Jean-Francois Rey
ENDO 2020 President
WEO President


After the resounding success of ENDO 2017 in Hyderabad, India it is with great pleasure that the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) invites you to 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. We are also very glad to announce that the WEO has joined forces with the Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy (SOBED) to organize and host the second edition of this international meeting. The Interamerican Society of Endoscopy (SIED) will also support ENDO 2020 as collaborating partner.

The Scientific Program combines basic science and clinical practice, with the most innovate technologies which are being incorporated into the evermore complex field of endoscopy. The international speakers at ENDO 2020 will address relevant local and global topics related to gastroenterology, hepatology and oncology from the endoscopist’s point of view. The congress will give special attention to themes pertinent to the South American region. An important highlight are the live endoscopy demonstrations held during three days of the congress. A comprehensive and interdisciplinary Learning Center for hands-on training will also be offered. ENDO 2020 will feature over 25 specialized symposia and expects to receive more than 5,000 participants from around the world.

Join us and be part of the Second World Congress of GI Endoscopy, ENDO 2020 to continue putting the future of Endoscopy in focus.

Organizers

HOST: WEO, WORLD ENDOSCOPY ORGANIZATION


WEO was established in 1962 during the World Congress of Gastroenterology in Munich, Germany. Since then it has led the promotion of high standards and quality in endoscopy worldwide through enhancing international cooperation and access to training and education. WEO is a non-profit umbrella organization covering 3 geographical zones: Asia-Pacific, Europe/Mediterranean and the Americas.

CO-HOST: SOBED, SOCIEDADE BRASILEIRA DE ENDOSCOPIA DIGESTIVA


Responsible for promoting the development of teaching, research and practice of digestive endoscopy in Brazil. SOBED is in charge of stablishing the standards in the field. The organization also promotes regional, national and international events which foster professional innovation and enhance scientific, cultural and social interaction among specialists.

IN COLLABORATION WITH: SIED, INTERAMERICAN SOCIETY OF DIGESTIVE ENDOSCOPY


SIED is an umbrella society which has steadily increased its role in the promotion of endoscopy through the three Americas since 1973. SIED has been working in the promotion and development of teaching, research and practice of digestive endoscopy, hosting the biennial Pan-American Congress of Endoscopy.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SUPPORTERS


LOCAL SUPPORTERS


¦ Federación Argentina de Asociaciones de Endoscopia (FAAED)
¦ Sociedad Chilena de Gastroenterología (SCHGE)
¦ Asociación Colombiana de Endoscopia Digestiva (ACED)
¦ Asociación Mexicana de Endoscopia Gastrointestinal (AMEG)

¦ Asociación Panameña de Gastroenterología y Endoscopia Digestiva (gastro.org.pa)
¦ Sociedad Uruguaya de Endoscopia Digestiva (SUED)
¦ Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Endoscopia Digestiva (SOCENDI)
¦ Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Gastroenterología (SEG)


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