International Activities

With members all around the world, ASGE is committed to leading the advancement of patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in endoscopy globally.

Here are some ways you can help extend ASGE's footprint across the globe:

At your event:


Online Learning Events:

  • The Bariatric Endoscopy Live Global (BELG) is a medical-scientific meeting focused on bariatric and metabolic endoscopic therapies and management of post-surgical events of bariatric surgery. This virtual event will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022. The program will be in English with simultaneous translation in Spanish and Portuguese. Join us virtually for this global event hosted by Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo Medical School and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. In addition to learning from some of the best physicians in their field, you will get the opportunity to interact with colleagues, leaders and industry. Save the date. Registration will open soon. 

      BELG 2022

ASGE Endorsed Events:

Thank you for your interest in ASGE endorsement of your international educational program. Attaining ASGE endorsement is a process involving the submission of certain materials to the ASGE International Committee and an understanding of the conditions under which ASGE agrees to provide endorsement. The ASGE International Committee reviews and approves all conferences for endorsement. Please contact to start the application process. 

    EUS Confluence Days 2022
    May 27-28, 2022
    View the Program and Register Now

    International Digestive Endoscopy Network (IDEN) 2022
    June 10-11, 2022
    View the Program and Register Now

ASGE International Joint Symposia:  

    ASGE-ESGE Joint Session at the ESGE Days 2022
    Bariatric Endoscopy
    April 28-30, 2022

    JGES-ASGE-WEO Joint Symposium at ENDO 2022 in collaboration with The 103rd Congress of JGES
    Further development of submucosal endoscopy and related techniques
    May 13-15, 2022

    ASGE-KSGE Joint Session at the IDEN 2022
    Presidential plenary session: Future direction of endoscopic diagnosis and treatment
    Colorectal cancer screening updates in COVID-19
    EUS-guided tumor ablation
    June 10-11, 2022


  • Interested in volunteering to participate in endoscopic training and education in Eastern Africa? Learn more here.


  • The ASGE Ambassador Program was a philanthropic initiative designed to export two of the Society’s greatest assets — endoscopic medical care and training expertise — to areas around the world in need of such care. View previous programs here.