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The 26th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI 2018)

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEII) # | London , UK
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Title: The 26th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI 2018)
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Urology
Dates: From Nov, 23, 2018 to Nov, 25, 2018
Location: London , UK
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 380 to 790 EUR
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Event organisers are busy people, we appreciate that.  We know that you need experienced event managers, an award-winning in house AV team and a celebrated in-house catering team to work together to deliver your event. Team QEII is a team you can trust to deliver your event as if it were our own. Whether you are organising a conference, exhibition, an awards dinner, a reception or a corporate event, the QEII Centre is the perfect venue. With stunning views of Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament to wow your guests or delegates, 32 versatile spaces from teeny to enormous and a 250sqm lawn; the new look QEII Centre can’t be beaten! Our experienced team can bring your ideas to life; delivering excellence, creativity and quality that shines. At the QEII Centre, we are extremely proud of our ability to host a wide range of events; from a small meeting for 10 people to exhibitions or a conference with exhibition space for over 1000 delegates. Many of our flexible exhibition spaces enjoy beautiful views, either of Westminster Abbey or the Westminster skyline.

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The 26th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI) which will take place November 23-25, 2018 in London, UK has been submitted for accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS):

The CME accreditation is valid for the main congress program only and does not cover the company-sponsored symposia.

For the Italian participants

The program for World Congress on Controversies in Plastic, Surgery Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine (CoPlasDy), will be submitted for CME accreditation from the Italian Ministry of Health.

ISO 9001 Certification

This Quality certification requires all participants to fill in a scientific questionnaire and to evaluate the overall quality of the event. Questionnaires will available online at the Congress website as at the conclusion of the congress for 3 weeks.

CME for USA participants

UEMS/EACCME CME credit recognition

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS). Under the terms of this agreement, the AMA will convert CME credit certified by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians (MDs, DOs or equivalent international degree) may have their EACCME credit converted to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ by applying to the AMA.

Educational needs and expected outcomes

  • Assess and appraise controversial issues and the latest findings by leading doctors in the fields of plastic surgery, dermatology and aesthetic medicine.
  • Evaluate best practices in plastic surgery, dermatology and aesthetic medicine.
  • Discuss new knowledge and recent research findings in the fields of plastic surgery, dermatology and aesthetic medicine.
  • Recognize opportunities for scientific collaborations around the world.
  • Integrate the most up to date information in their clinical and research activities.
  • Evaluate the most important aspects in the fields of plastic surgery, dermatology and aesthetic medicine.
  • Presentations, discussions and debates will focus on the latest developments in the fields of plastic surgery, dermatology and aesthetic medicine.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

All declarations of potential or actual conflicts of interest, whether due to a financial or other relationship, must be provided to the EACCME® upon submission of the application.

Declarations must include whether any fee, honorarium or arrangement for re-imbursement of expenses in relation to the event has been provided.

Industry support disclosure

We confirm that all funding provided is free of any attempt to influence the program, individual sessions, subjects for discussion, content or choice of faculty members conflicts of interest. Support of the Congress is kept in strict accordance with CME accreditation criteria

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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  • Press
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Admission to the scientific sessions, exhibition area and congress-related events is by name badge only. All participants are kindly requested to carry their personal badge received upon registration at all times while at the congress.

Recording Policy Recording (photographic, video and audio) of the sessions is strictly prohibited.

Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,

The 26th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility (COGI) and RBMOnline will be celebrating 40 years of IVF in London, UK, November 23-25, 2018.  

World renowned leaders in the field, both past and present, will review advances and breakthroughs via stories, history, debates, controversies and round table discussions. There will be critical reviews of where we came from and predictions for where we are heading. Highlights will include the “Robert G Edwards Nobel Prize Laureate” lecture, newly conceived “countercurrent” lectures by leading experts, as well as an inspiring fetomaternal medicine program and its relationship to IVF, sessions on early prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy support, age-related risks, nutrition, the epidemic of multiple pregnancies, gynecological infertility-related diseases, and more. As always, there will be ample time in every session for speaker-audience discussions.

Mark your calendar for this mix of superb science combined with all that the culturally vibrant city of London has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you to COGI 2018.


ZionBenRafael_90Bart Fauser Nick Panay Rene FrydmanSimon Fishel
Zion Ben Rafael
Bart C.J.M. Fauser
The Netherlands
Nick Panay
Rene Frydman
Simon Fishel
Event committees:

Jacques Donnez, Belgium
Victor Gomel, Canada
Laura Rienzi, Italy
Rita Vassena, Spain

Gian Carlo Di Renz, Italy
Dan Farine, Canada
Kypros H. Nicolaides, UK
Yariv Yogev, Israel


Christian Egarter, Austria
Alfred Mueck, Germany
Santiago Palacios, Spain
Xiangyan Ruan, China
Sven Skouby, Denmark

Xavier Bosch, Spain
Pierluigi Benedetti Panici, Italy

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General Info:

The registration fee includes: scientific updates, admission to all scientific sessions and the exhibition, admission to opening networking reception, participation in the young scientist competition, the congress e-program, access to COGI social networks, coffee and lunch breaks, a certificate of attendance, and access to all relevant congress information.



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Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2018-09-28 To: 2018-11-20
On site Registration
Nurses, Students, Residents, Fellows, Allied Health Professionals*
Physicians and Scientists

*Nurses, Students, Residents, Fellows and Allied Health Professionals must provide proof confirming your status, which you will requested to provide during the registration process.

Group Registrations:

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Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We can provide upon request Letter of Invitation

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Letter of confirmation:
We can provide upon request Letter of Confirmation

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Proof of professional / educational status:
We need Proof of professional/educational status

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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Registration / Cancelation Terms and Conditions:

The COGI Congress cannot accept responsibility for personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to congress participants. It is strongly recommended that all participants obtain adequate insurance coverage for travel, health and accidents before they depart from their countries.

minus €50 handling fee applies in the first case

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Scientific Content Up to Date
Submission Info
Abstract submission opens 2018-01-01
Abstract submission deadline 2018-09-06
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission
Abstracts should be submitted in English and contain no more than 3,600 characters, including titles, graphs and non-visible characters, such as spaces and line breaks.
Please write concisely and clearly and follow this structure:
Problem statement: Why do we care about the problem?
Methods: What did you actually do to get your results?
Results: What did you learn/invent/create?
Conclusion: What are the implications of your findings?
Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammar or scientific mistakes, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted. No proofreading will be done. Linguistic accuracy is the responsibility of the submitter.
Images/graphs/tables can be uploaded according to the following criteria:

  • Width (in pixels): min 50 / max 750
  • Height (in pixels): min 50 / max 750
  • Size (in KB): min 20/ max 1,000
  • Resolution (dpi): min 96 / max 300. The standard display size for images is 96 dpi.
  • Format: JPG, PNG or GIF
  • Tables should be uploaded as a picture in one of the above noted formats
You may improve the quality of your image for publication by increasing the number of dpi as well as the height and width of the image (in pixels).
If you wish to modify your image, you may use Paint.Net (free software).
Abstract submissions that do not meet the above noted guidelines may be rejected without review.
The Organizing Committee may request additional information about abstracts and rejected abstracts.

Abstracts may be submitted for the following topics:

1. ART/IVF (embryology, PGD/PGS, fertility preservation, implantation, ovarian stimulation, RIF, endoscopy)
3. FETOMATERNAL MEDICINE (preterm labor, GDM, pre-eclampsia, recurrent abortion, nutrition)
4. GYNECOLOGY (surgery, endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids, endocrinology, endoscopy, uro-gynecology)
5. GYNECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY (including breast cancer)
6. HPV
8. Other

Submitted abstracts must be free from commercial influence or bias, and there can be no conflict of interest preventing the presentation of the abstract.
Abstracts must contain data and meet international ethical standards.
Abbreviations should be defined.

Editorial Guidelines for Presented Content:
The abstract is selected for oral presentation at any of the free communication sessions. --> Note: The number of oral presentations is limited. Abstracts with preference for oral presentation will be selected by the Organizing Committee.
 The abstract is selected for presentation in a poster format. Posters will be on display throughout the congress
Scientific Awards

What is this competition all about?

The Organizing Committee invites young physicians, scientists and researchers to submit their abstracts and join the competition for the Young Scientist Award. 

The winner(s) will receive a cash prize.

It’s very simple.
1. Submit your abstract via the congress website no later than TBA 2018.
2.  you are one of the winners, you will be reimbursed as per above.
3. Remember to include your date of birth during the registration process.

Submitters must be the first author of the abstract.
  • Submitters must register and pay registration fees by TBA 2018.
  • Attendance at the congress by the winner is mandatory in order to receive and collect the award.
  • Winners who cancel for any reason will not be entitled to collect their award.
  • Only the winners can claim their award on site at the congress.
  • Please note that abstracts sent by email or fax will be rejected automatically.

    The Organizing Committee reserves the right to change the conditions at any time without notice.

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    For further information, please contact the Congress Secretariat:

    Tel. +972 72 279 0306
    Fax. +972 3 725 6266

    It is the responsibility of the supporters and exhibitors to comply with all applicable legislation, regulation and industry codes; in particular local guidelines; the European Federation of Pharmaceuticals Industries and Associations (EFPIA); International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) and Eucomed.

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