The groundbreaking series of COGI Congresses provides a unique platform to discuss controversial issues in all fields of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility. The ability to discuss only controversial topics with emphasis on clinical solutions in cases where no agreed-upon answers or consensus exist, provides clinicians with an insight and a take-home message that ameliorates treatment in the most difficult situations.
Only a few congresses can attract such a group of interdisciplinary invited opinion leaders in the Ob/Gyn field to deal in depth with the pressing issues of our discipline. No wonder that COGI Congress attracts over 2200 gynecologists & scientists from over 100 countries, and the majority of the industry.
We are proud to continue the series of the “Annual Robert G. Edwards, Nobel Prize Laureate Lecture”, started at the 2012 COGI Congress in Lisbon.
Under 34 Competition
Who is eligible to enter?
Young Physicians, Scientists & Researchers age 34 and under
What is this competition all about?
The Scientific Committee of the COGI Vienna Congress invites scientists under the age of 34 to submit their work and to join the Young Scientist Awards. The first 2 Best Abstracts will receive free registration and their abstracts will be presented as oral presentations. The next 10 Best Abstracts will receive a 100 Euro discount on registration.
Wow! How do I enter?
It’s very simple. Submit your abstract via the Congress website no later than July 15, 2013. If your abstract is selected as one of the 5 Best Abstract winners and you have already paid the full registration fee, we will refund you.
Great! So what are the guidelines for submitting?
- Submitters must be under the age of 34 at the time of submission. Please remember to fill in date of birth in the appropriate place on the online registration form
- Submitters must be the first author of the abstract
- Submitters must register and pay registration fees by August 1, 2013
- Attendance at the Congress by the winner is mandatory in order to receive and collect the award
- Winners who cancel for any reason (whether or not registration fees have been paid), will not be entitled to collect their award
- Only the winner can claim their award on site at the Congress
Note that abstracts sent by email or fax will automatically be rejected.
Serono Symposia International Foundation (www.seronosymposia.org) will submit the main congress program of the 18th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI), Vienna, Austria, October 24 – 27, 2013, for accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
For the Italian participants
The 18th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI), Vienna, Austria, October 24 – 27, 2013 program will be submitted for CME accreditation from the Italian Ministry of Health.
The CME accreditation is valid for the main congress program only and does not cover the company-sponsored symposia.
ISO 9001 Certification
Serono Symposia International Foundation has received the ISO 9001 Certification of Quality Management Systems. This Quality certification requires all participants to fill in a scientific questionnaire and to evaluate the overall quality of the event. Questionnaires will be distributed onsite during the congress.
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.