20th Düsseldorf International Endoscopy Symposium

20th Düsseldorf International Endoscopy Symposium





Learning objectives of the symposium
  • Evaluate recent advances in endoscopy; assess their clinical utility and level of evidence
  • Apply new endoscopic techniques, instruments and accessories in GI and biliopancreatic diseases
  • compare them with traditional methods and devices
  • Choose the optimal endoscopic approach for specific case management
  • Manage failed interventions and adverse events
  • Recognize the importance of an interdisciplinary approach
  • Emphasize the importance of quality in endoscopy

International, multimedia and interactive format
  • Live cases transmitted in high definition by a superb professional audiovisual team
  • (LUX AV) from the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf
  • Presentations and demonstrations by world renowned thought-leaders and experts
  • Mini-symposia, state-of-the-art lectures
  • 3 satellite symposia
  • 7 breakout sessions
  • Symposium for nurses
  • Continuous simultaneous translations (German, English, Russian)
  • Interactive discussions / Q & A by microphone, SMS, WhatsApp, Twitter or e-mail
  • Exhibition of a wide range of conventional and novel biomedical products

Intended audience
  • Gastroenterologists, oncologists, internists
  • Surgeons, interventional radiologists
  • Nurses
  • Trainees, students

Event topics
  • Advanced endoscopic imaging
  • Multidisciplinary management of early colorectal tumors
  • Role of endoscopy in early biliary and pancreatic neoplasias
  • Benefits and risks of advanced EUS guided interventions
  • Evidence based and personalized approach to achalasia
  • Frontiers in endoscopic treatment of metabolic disorders
  • Prevention and troubleshooting of endoscopic complications
  • New technologies: Computer aided diagnosis, endocytoscopy, robotics in GI endoscopy, motorized endoscopy, advanced tissue resection and ablation techniques, lumen apposing technologies, novel SEMS, endoscopic marking with IC tags.

Programme is available online - Check here

Registration Info & Fees

The registration fee includes admission to all scientific presentations, coffee breaks and lunch on Friday and Saturday and a ticket for public transport on February 2 and 3, 2018.

**Registration deadline is January 15, 2018. Please register on-site after this date. You will receive a confirmation after payment.

Registration and payment

  • Physician
Until Dec 14, 2017: EUR 160
After Dec 15, 2017: EUR 190

  • Member of DGVS/DGE-BV/ESGE/bng*
Until Dec 14, 2017: EUR 120
After Dec 15, 2017: EUR 140

  • Endoscopy assistance*
Until Dec 14, 2017: EUR 40
After Dec 15, 2017: EUR 60

  • Student*
Until Dec 14, 2017: EUR 20
After Dec 15, 2017: EUR 30

  • One day ticket (only on-site)
After Dec 15, 2017: EUR 100

* Please submit certification together with your registration. Without certification the regular registration fee will be charged.

The participation in the satellite symposia and snack with the experts is free of charge.

Due to a limited number of participants a separate registration is necessary for the following sessions (registration on a “first come, first served” basis):
  • Satellite symposium on Thursday, February 1, 2018 (with translation)
  • Satellite symposium on Thursday, February 1, 2018 (with translation)
  • Satellite symposiumon Friday, February 2, 2018 (Language: English)
  • Snack with the experts on Friday, February 2, 2018 (Language: English)
  • Symposium for nurses on Friday, February 2, 2018 (Language: German)

Unfortunately the OLYMPUS Satellite Symposium on Thursday, February 1, is already fully booked.

Please indicate on your bank transfer „Endo2018“ and the name of the participant. After January 15, 2018 payments can only be accepted on-site.

Bank transfer to:
COCS GmbH, Munich
HypoVereinsbank Munich
IBAN: DE69 7002 0270 0039 6176 76

Register online here

  • Situated at the Düsseldorf International Airport and easily accessible by all forms of transport
  • Modern conference hall with high quality audiovisual transmission and a spacious area for the exhibition
  • Convivial atmosphere for breaks and informal interchanges
  • Short distance to the city center for combining work with pleasure (e.g. cultural venues, famous shopping, diversity of restaurants)
  • Convenient accommodation at special rates


Leave the motorway A44 at the exit „Düsseldorf Flughafen“. Follow the sign „Airport City“. The Maritim Hotel is located directly in front of you. Maritim parking garage EUR 16,- per day (regular price EUR 25,-). There are alternative parking facilities at the airport parking garage P8 (price per hour: EUR 3,50; price per day: EUR 24,50). No discount is possible there.


Take the train to Düsseldorf Airport „Fernbahnhof“ and change for the Sky Train to Terminal C. A direct terminal connection leads you to the Maritim Hotel.
In cooperation to the Deutschen Bahn an exclusive offer with discounted ticket prices (booking available from November 1, 2017) can be found on this website


From Terminal C you will find a direkt terminal connection to the Maritim Hotel.

Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors and invited guests.

To make a reservation, please click on www.lh.com/event-flight-booking and enter the access code DEZJWFJin the "Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to [email protected] and providing the access code as a reference.


Take the S11 to airport Terminal C. A direct terminal connection leads you to the Maritim Hotel. Use of the public transportation VRR (Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr) on both days of the core meeting (February 2–3, 2018) will be permitted free of charge upon presentation of your name tag. This includes the regional train within the VRR, all buses, trams and metros (U- and S-Bahn).

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