CongressMed is honored to announce that the World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI) will hold its 23rd edition in the picturesque city of Melbourne, Australia on March 21 – 23, 2016.
COGI is a unique concept congress which links all fields of obstetrics, gynecology and infertility with their sub-disciplines.
Join top opinion leaders for in-depth debates and discussions on the pressing issues of our profession.
We invite young scientists to join us in Melbourne and present their work for the “Under 34” competition and enjoy a discount on their registration fees. We would like to invite you to join us in shaping and bringing to light a provocative program, and to contribute to a successful and invigorating congress.
Conference Topics and Presentation Types
Abstracts and Presentations may be submitted for the following topics:
- Fetomaternal Medicine
Type of Presentation
Authors should select their presentation preference. Final decision on the presentation type will be made by the Scientific Committee.
- Oral presentation: 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 Scientific committee.
- Poster presentation: The abstract is selected for presentation in a Poster format. Posters will be on displayed throughout the meeting.
- Book only: The submitter chooses not to present the abstract in oral or poster format. The abstract will only appear in the Abstract Book.
The 23rd World Congress on ontroversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI) has been submitted for accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), 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 23rd World Congress on ontroversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI) 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.
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.
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 based on the latest findings by leading scientists in the field of Pediatrics
- Evaluate best practices in Pediatrics
- Discuss new scientific knowledge and recent research findings in the field of Infectious diseases, Allergy, Asthma, Immunizations, ADHD, Nutrition, Adolescent Medicine, Endocrinology, Neurology, Pharmacology, Obesity, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Neonatology, Cardiology
- Recognise 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 of diagnosis and treatment of Pediatrics
Presentations, discussions and debates will focus on the latest developments in Pediatrics
- Zion Ben Rafael, Israel
- Gab Kovacs, Australia – O&G Monash University
- Frank Chervenak, USA – Weill Medical College of Cornell University
- Dan Farine, Canada – University of Toronto