Wednesday
2023-05-03
Cromdale Hall, EICC
Thursday
2023-05-04
Friday
2023-05-05
Saturday
2023-05-06
Cromdale Hall, EICC
PRE-CONGRESS MEETINGS

Registration for the pre-congress meetings is now open. The meetings are open only to congress delegates and can be booked through the main congress registration link.

09:00 - 17:00
FEMaLe Pre-Congress Meeting

This meeting is invitation only. Contact FEMaLe PMO at Aarhus University (coordinator-female@au.dk) for further information..

09:00 - 13:00
Pre-Congress Meeting – Diagnosing and Staging Endometriosis with Ultrasound

This pre-congress meeting will cater to beginner and advanced ultrasound users and anyone who is interested in learning more about the potential of ultrasound for endometriosis. With an array of world experts in endometriosis imaging and a special selection of topics, the meeting will provide all the necessary building blocks to initiate and advocate for endometriosis ultrasound in an attendee’s home centre. The live scan will be the pinnacle of the event, not to be missed, with teaching on how to break down a complex severe endometriosis case into stepwise parts.

14:00 - 18:00
WES Early Career Pre-Congress Meeting – Career Tips and Pathways

This pre-congress meeting is aimed at trainees and early-career faculty. Guest speakers will discuss their career pathways and provide tips for career progress, followed by an interactive Q&A. Attendees will then move between tables on different topics, including finding a faculty position, work-life balance, balancing clinical and research, obtaining funding and getting published, with each table moderated by WES senior and early-career ambassadors.  The session will end with a networking social event. View the programme here.

14:00 - 17:30
EEL Pre-Congress Meeting – Endometriosis-associated infertility

A variety of factors including peritoneal, ovarian, tubal and uterine dysfunction play a role in endometriosis-associated infertility and influence patients social and sexual life. Early diagnosis of endometriosis might avoid a negative impact on fertility. But what would be the ideal protective treatment approach? And how should the diagnosis of endometriosis and adenomyosis influence fertility work-up? Where is the place for surgery in deep endometriosis, adenomyosis and ovarian endometriosis in infertile patients? The EEL special focus meeting will give you answers on these questions and practically guide you in counselling your patients with endometriosis-associated infertility. View the programme here.

14:00 - 17:00
SEUD Pre-Congress Meeting – Adenomyosis: a modern vision

The aim of this meeting is to describe the current state of the art vision of different aspects of adenomyosis, including both basic research and clinical management and also future perspectives. The meeting is designed for gynaecologists, obstetricians, registrars, trainees, nurses, and adenomyosis researchers with an interest in adenomyosis, including support groups and will provide attendees with expert knowledge of this disease and the necessary skills for its treatment. View the programme here.

19:00 - 21:00
Welcome Reception – Cromdale Hall, EICC
07:00 - 08:00
Breakfast with the experts / industry symposium
08:15 - 09:45
Seminars 1 & 2 (click on the drop down arrow for further details)

Seminar 1: STATE OF THE ART SURGERY FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS/ADENOMYOSIS

Invited Speaker: Arnaud Wattiez, Dubai

 

Seminar 2: PSYCHOLOGY/SEXUAL FUNCTION IN ENDOMETRIOSIS

Invited Speaker: Emma Evans, UK

09:45 - 10:45
NETWORKING BREAK (Refreshments, exhibition and posters)
10:45 - 11:15
Keynote Lecture 1: GUT FEELINGS: MICROBIOTA-GUT-BRAIN AXIS & VISCERAL PAIN, John Cryan, Ireland
11:15 - 11:45
Keynote Lecture 2: INTRACRINOLOGY – DOES THIS HOLD THE KEY TO NEW THERAPUTIC STRATEGIES FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS? Matti Poutanen, Finland
12:00 - 13:00
SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
13:15 - 14:45
Seminars 3 & 4 (click on the drop down arrow for further details)

Seminar 3: DIAGNOSTICS/IMAGING FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS/ADENOMYOSIS

Invited Speaker: Mathew Leonardi, Canada

 

Seminar 4: EPIDEMIOLOGY/COMORBIDITIES ASSOCIATED WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS

Invited Speaker: Marina Kvaskoff, France

14:45 - 15:45
NETWORKING BREAK (Refreshments, exhibition and posters)
15:15 - 17:15
ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:30 - 18:00
Keynote Lecture 3: SOCIAL MEDIA – AN ASSET OR A CURSE, Jen Gunter, Canada
07:00 - 08:00
Breakfast with the experts / industry symposium
08:15 - 09:45
Seminars 5 & 6 (click on the drop down arrow for further details)

Seminar 5: NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL AND NON-SURGICAL THERAPIES FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS PAIN

Invited Speaker: Helena Frawley, Australia

 

Seminar 6: GLOBAL HEALTH CHALLENGES OF ENDOMETRIOSIS

Invited Speaker: Mira Mousa, Dubai

09:45 - 10:45
NETWORKING BREAK (Refreshments, exhibition and posters)
10:45 - 11:45
AWARDS (click on the drop down arrow for further details)
  • Rudolphe Maheux prize for best clinical abstract
  • David Healy prize for best scientific abstract
  • Endometriosis UK prize for best abstract incorporating public engagement
12:00 - 13:00
SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
13:15 - 14:45
Seminars 7 & 8 (click on the drop down arrow for further details)

Seminar 7: GENETICS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS/ ADENOMYOSIS

Invited Speaker: Sally Mortlock, Australia

 

Seminar 8: INFERTILITY AND ENDOMETRIOSIS/ ADENOMYOSIS

Invited Speaker: Engin Oral, Turkey

14:45 - 15:45
NETWORKING BREAK (Refreshments, exhibition and posters)
15:45 - 17:15
ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:30 - 18:00
Keynote Lecture 4: IS FINDING ENDOMETRIOSIS IRRELEVANT IN THE WOMAN WITH CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN? THE ROLE OF MALADAPTIVE NEURAL PLASTICITY, Dan Clauw, USA
19:30 - 23:30
Congress Party – National Museum of Scotland
07:00 - 08:00
Breakfast with the experts / industry symposium
08:15 - 09:45
Seminars 9 & 10 (click on the drop down arrow for further details)

Seminar 9: MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF ENDOMETRIOSIS/ADENOMYOSIS

Invited Speaker: Attila Bokor, Hungary

 

Seminar 10: AETIOLOGY OF ENDOMETRIOSIS/ADENOMYOSIS

Invited Speaker: Yie Hou Lee, Singapore

09:45 - 10:45
NETWORKING BREAK (Refreshments, exhibition and posters)
10:45 - 11:45
ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
12:00 - 13:00
SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
13:15 - 13:45
Keynote Lecture 5: EXPLAIN PAIN 20 YEARS ON: DEEP, ACTIVE, IMMERSIVE AND EMBODIED LEARNING ABOUT PAIN, Lorimer Moseley, Australia
13:45 - 14:15
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