The World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) is proud to host ENDO 2017 – the first World Congress of GI Endoscopy, taking place February 16-19, 2017 in Hyderabad, India.

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ENDO 2017 is the first comprehensive conference entirely devoted to gastrointestinal endoscopy and features world-renowned endoscopists. It is an exciting event aimed at addressing gaps and fostering dialogue for greater quality in endoscopy. The faculty and scientific committee include eminent endoscopists from all over world, including Dr Nageshwar Reddy (India), Professor Horst Neuhaus (Germany), Dr Jean-Francois Rey (France), Dr Douglas Faigel (USA), Dr Jacques Devière (Belgium) and Professor Hisao Tajiri (Japan), among many others. The program combines three and a half days of live demonstrations, symposia and a postgraduate program. There is a dedicated learning center with hands-on training and small group lectures, with focus on interaction between participants and experts.

Registration is now open, with rates starting at 150 USD. WEO is also pleased to announce up to 20% discount on tickets booked with airlines of the Star Alliance, the official airline network partner of ENDO 2017. To obtain the discount, use the code AI01S17 at the time of booking. All details are available at the ENDO 2017 website, under “travel and visa information”.

NOW AVAILABLE: ENDO 2017 is excited to announce that the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Foundation (JGHF) will provide travel grants for young doctors age 40 years and below to attend ENDO 2017. The grant awards 15 selected recipients with a USD 1,000 travel stipend and waived registration fees. All applicants must submit an abstract in order to be eligible for the travel grant – the abstract submission process can be done online at the event website.

In addition to the exciting program, the host city of ENDO 2017, Hyderabad, is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Indian culture. Hyderabad is the perfect blend of traditional and modern – a city where sleek skyscrapers share space with heritage monuments and an eclectic mix of communities ensures a vibrant culture. Within 30-minutes driving distance from the congress center, you can visit tourist attractions such as the KBR National Park and the Golconda Fort. Pre- or post- congress tours to Goa and Kerala, as well as day-tours in Hyderabad, can be booked when registering for the event. Do not miss such an enriching experience in and around Hyderabad!

For the detailed scientific program and to register, visit