Events organized by professional societies, governmental, educational and nonprofit organizations will be included in the pages below.

Advocacy Events

Discover opportunities to engage in advocacy events hosted by various organizations relating to gastrointestinal disorders. These events will often include a portion dedicated to educating patients on how to advocate in a professional and successful manner.

Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2023

Feeding Tube Awareness Week began back in 2011 by the wonderful efforts of the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation. This awareness week is officially acknowledged on

NORD Rare Disease Day

It’s a day to raise awareness of the over 7,000 rare diseases that impact over 300 million people globally! The National Organization for Rare Disorders

NORD Rare Disease Day Virtual Kick Off 2023

Rare Disease Day is a patient-led international awareness campaign that highlights the challenges of the 300 million individuals impacted by rare diseases worldwide. In preparation

IFFGDs 2023 Education and Advocacy Event 

This FREE event contains presentations and interactive breakout sessions about access to healthcare and treatment, and how to best advocate for yourself in the medical field.

Register now!

Professional Meetings

Professional meetings and events that will be attended or hosted by IFFGD staff and key opinion leaders in the gastrointestinal and motility disorder professional community.

Patient Education

Events providing patients and families with the opportunity to receive education on gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and various aspects of daily life while living with GI illness.

A note about content:
IFFGD makes no representations and is not responsible for the content of programs sponsored by other organizations or agencies.

Do you have an upcoming event?

If you are a professional society, or a governmental, educational, or nonprofit organization sponsoring an event or meeting of interest to the digestive health community, we invite you to share the information with us for posting.

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