Preliminary Program

Wednesday, June 24, 2019
08:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Workshops round 1 (ticketed sessions)
01:00 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. - Workshops round 2 (ticketed sessions)
05:00 p.m. – 07:00 p.m. - Opening exhibits & welcome reception

Thursday, June 25, 2019
06:45 a.m. – 07:45 a.m. - FIUGA 2.5K fun walk / 5K fun run (ticketed event)
08:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Basic science special interest group / session
08:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Laparoscopic surgery special interest group / video session
08:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Fellows, trainees and early career professional’s session
08:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Regional and language symposia (Pan-Asian, Ibero-American)
12:30 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. - Lunch and industry sessions
12:30 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. - E-poster presentations
02:00 p.m. – 02:30 p.m. - Welcome and presidential address
02:30 p.m. – 03:30 p.m. - Keynote lecture
03:30 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. - Coffee break
04:00 p.m. – 04:45 p.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
04:45 p.m. – 06:00 p.m. - Plenary session

Friday, June 26, 2019
07:00 a.m. – 08:00 a.m. - Meet the experts breakfast (ticketed sessions)
08:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. - Coffee break
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. - Plenary session
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
12:30 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. - Lunch and industry sessions
12:30 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. - E-poster presentations
02:00 p.m. – 02:30 p.m. - Ulf Ulmsten lecture
02:30 p.m. – 03:30 p.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
03:30 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. - Coffee break
04:00 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
05:00 p.m. – 06:00 p.m. - IUGA business meeting (members only)
07:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. - Meeting dinner/party at the beach (ticketed event)

Saturday, June 27, 2019
07:00 a.m. – 08:00 a.m. - Industry sessions
08:00 a.m. – 09:15 a.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
09:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Plenary lecture
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. - Coffee break
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
12:30 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. - Special interest group (SIG) meetings including lunch
02:00 p.m. – 03:45 p.m. - Parallel sessions (abstracts, panels, and mini state-of-the-arts)
03:45 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. - Closing remarks

 

Preliminary list of point-counterpoint and mini state of the art lectures:

  • Lecture: Laser vaginal surgery: time to evaluate before we go to far
  • Lecture: Managing posterior compartment disorders: Time to collaborate
  • Point-counterpoint: The uterus is an innocent organ and should not be removed at the time of prolapse surgery
  • Point-counterpoint: Caesarean section is the best mode of delivery to prevent childbirth induced anal incontinence
  • Point-counterpoint: Sling insertion at the time of prolapse surgery is the best way to treat concomitant incontinence
  • Point-counterpoint: Urodynamics before incontinence surgery is necessary
  • Point-counterpoint: Pelvic floor muscle exercises should be mandatory before surgery
  • Point-counterpoint: Botox vs Neuromodulation for refractory OAB: Botox must always come first!
  • Balloon debate: Laparoscopic vs robotic vs vaginal surgery: The best route for Vault prolapse surgery

 


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