NFOG2016 Programme, Helsinki

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NFOG2016 Programme, Helsinki


Sunday 12.6.

08:00-12:00 Registration for Pre congress courses

10:00-17:00 Pre congress courses

12:00-18:00 Registration for NFOG 2016

18:00-19:30 Get Together



Monday 13.6.

08:00-18:00 Registration

08:30-10:00 Opening

                   Awards (Young scientist & AOGS prizes)

                   Plenary lecture:
                   Chairpersons: Seija Grenman and Oskari Heikinheimo

                   Women's reproductive rights - a global challenge
                   Lesley Regan, United Kigdom

10:00-10:30 Coffee / Exhibition / Posters

10:30-12:00 Parallel sessions
                   Up-to-date in gynecological hormone therapy
                   Chairpersons: Satu Suhonen and Charlotte Wilken-Jensen

                   Safety vs. risk profile of HRT, Pauliina Tuomikoski, Finland
                   Health benefits vs. risks of hormonal contraception - the big picture, Øjvind Lidegaard, Denmark
                   Metabolic effects of steroids, Terhi Piltonen, Finland
                   Mishaps early pregnancy
                   Chairpersons: Stine Andreasen and Päivi Rahkola-Soisalo

                   What is new in ectopic pregnancy? Andrew Horne, United Kingdom
Big brother is killing you and other aspects of recurrent pregnancy loss, Henriette Svarre Nielsen, Denmark
Evolving treatment of missed abortion, Kevin Oppegaard, Norway
                   Free communications: Obstetrics - labor and delivery
                   Chairpersons: Nils-Halvdan Morken and Minna Tikkanen

12:00-13:00 Lunch / Exhibtion / Posters

12:00-13:00 Lunch Seminar
                   Ulipristal Acetate, long term management of uterine fibroids -from research to clinical practice
Gedeon Richter

13:00-14:30 Parallel sessions
                   Why sexual medicine is important?
                   Chairpersons: Pirkko Brusila and Ditte Trolle

                   The challenges of treating sexological patients - advantages of a multidisciplinary approach,
                   Astrid Hoejgaard, Denmark
                   Contraception - is sexuality in jepardy?, Inger Sundström-Poromaa, Finland
                   Genetic background of female sexual dysfunction, Annika Gunst, Finland
                    Evolving fetal diagnosis and screening
                    Chairpersons: Karen Reinhold W
øjdemann and Vedran Stefanovic
                    Uptake / impact of NIPT technology in the Nordic countries, Magnus Westgren, Sweden
Up-to-date on non-invasive Rh diagnostics and prophylaxis, Susanna Sainio, Finland
Chromosomal microarrays, Ida Vogel, Denmark

                    Free communications: Reproduction
                    Chairpersons: Antti Perheentupa and Satu Suhonen

14:30-15:30 Coffee / Exhibition / Posters

15:30-17:00 Parallel sessions
                   Chairpersons: Aila Tiitinen and Annika Strandell

                   Symptoms of anxiety in women with PCOS, Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Sweden
                   Obesity, diet and exercise in PCOS, Dorte Glintborg, Denmark
Update on metformin in PCOS - Metformin and treatment of interfility, Laure Morin-Papunen, Finland
Update on metformin in PCOS - Metformin and pregnancy, Eszter Vanky, Norway

                   Obesity in pregnancy
                   Chairpersons: Mika Nuutila and Thea Lousen
Pregnancy after bariatic surgery, Kari Johansson, Sweden
                   Fetal imprinting in obese pregnancy, Johan Eriksson, Finland
Maternal obesity vs. perinatal and neonatal risks, Sven Cnattingius, Sweden
                   Free communications: Obstetrics - Pregnancy risks and their assessment
                   Chairpersons: Hulda Hjartardóttir and Maija Jakobsson

17:00-17:30 Plenary lecture:
                   Chairpersons: Johanna Mäenpää and Tone Skeie-Jensen

                   Cancer and pregnancy
                   Frederic Amant, Belgium

17:00-18:30 Poster discussion
                   Chairpersons: Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel and Annika Strandell

19:00-20:00 Helsinki City Reception


Tuesday 14.6.

07:00-07:30 UNICEF Walk

07:30-08:30 Breakfast Seminar
                   Does a novel contraception patch fulfill the expectations of women in 2016?
Gedeon Richter

08:00-17:30 Registration

08:30-09.45 Plenary lectures:
                   Chairpersons: Magnus Westgren and Jorma Paavonen

                   Maternal microbiome and newborn health                  
                   Willem de Vos, Netherlands
                   Preterm birth
                   Bo Jacobsson, Sweden

09:45-10:30 Coffee / Exhibition / Posters

10:30-12:00 Parallel sessions
                   Bleeding disturbances
                   Chairpersons: Peter Secher and Päivi Härkki
PALM-COEIN: practical use of the FIGO Cladsification of AUB, Ian Fraser, Australia
Endometrial polyps - should they stay or should they go?, Marit Lieng, Norway
Outpatient surgical management of bleeding disturbances, Ritva Hurskainen, Finland
                   Impaired placentation
                   Chairpersons: Alexander Smarason and Hanne Brix Westergaard

                   First steps in placental development, Ganesh Acharya, Norway
Prevention of pre-eclampsia, Hannele Laivuori, Finland
Prediction and future treatment of pre-eclampsia, Ananth Karumanchi, United States

                   Free communication: Urogynecology and oncology
                   Chairpersons: Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel and Riitta Koivisto-Korander

12:00-13:00 Lunch / Exhibition / Posters

12:00-13:00 Lunch Symposiums
                  The importance of accurate prediction of preterm labor and PROM (PPROM) diagnosis
Medix Biochemica

                   Future of Oral Contraceptives  

13:00-14:00 Poster discussion
                   Chairpersons: Antti Perheentupa and Nils-Halvdan Morken

14:00-15:30 Parallel sessions

                   President's special session - NFOG funded collaborative projects
                   Chairpersons: Knut Hordnes and Oskari Heikinheimo

                   Nordic abortion collaborative study, Kevin Oppegaard, Norway
CoNARTAS: Committee on nordic ART and safety, Anja Pinborg, Denmark
NOSS: Nordic Obstetric Surveillance Study, Jens Langhoff-Roos, Denmark

                   Preterm delivery
                   Chairpersons: Maija Jakobsson and Andreas Herbst

                   Intrauterine infection - state of art, Vedran Stefanovic, Finland
  Use of magnesium sulphate in very preterm birth, Hanne Trap Wolf, Denmark
Preterm delivery in women of migrant origin, Ingvil Sørbye, Norway

                   Free communications: General gynecology
                   Chairpersons: Annika Strandell and Päivi Rahkola-Soisalo

15:30-16:00 Coffee / Exhibition / Posters

15:30-17:30 General Assembly - Open for all NFOG-members - Welcome!

16:00-17:30 Parallel sessions
                   Intrauterine fetal death
                   Chairpersons: Hulda Hjartardóttir and Nils-Halvdan Morken

                   When fetal life comes to an end, Torvid Kiserud, Norway
Placental pathology, Thora Steffensen, Iceland/United States
Post mortem MRI, Neil Sebire, United Kingdom

                   Modern management of pelvic organ prolapse
                   Chairpersons: Tomi Mikkola and Thomas Larsen

                   Can we predict and prevent pelvic organ prolapse and other forms of pelvic floor dysfunction?,
                   Ian Milsom, Sweden
Vaginal vs. laparoscopic prolapse mesh? - Vaginal route, Christian Falconer, Sweden
Vaginal vs. laparoscopic prolapse mesh? - Laparoscopic route, Jon Ivar Einarsson, Iceland/United States

       NEW!   Up-to-date on specialist training in obstetrics and gynecology
                   Chairperson: Mervi Väisänen-Tommiska

                   Simulation based medical education in obstetrics-gynaecology and integration in curriculum,
                   Jette Led Sorensen, Denmark
Residency training obstetrics and gynecology in the Nordic countries, NFYOG-members
                   Panel dicussion




19:00-02:00 NFOG Dinner


Wednesday 15.6.

08:00-14:00 Registration

08:30-09:30 Plenary lectures:
                   Chairpersons: Bjarne R
ønde Kristensen and Finn Egil Skjeldestad
                   Menopause, hormones and memory
                   Pauline Maki, United States  
                   Prevention of cervical cancer - the big picture              
                   Jorma Paavonen, Finland

09:30-10:00 Coffee / Exhibition / Posters

10:00-11:30 Parallel sessions
                   Up-to-date on adenomyosis
                   Chairpersons: Marit Lieng and Antti Perheentupa

                   Pathomechanisms of Adenomyosis uteri (AM), Sylvia Mechsner, Germany
Diagnosis, Margit Dueholm, Denmark
Treatment, Axel Forman, Denmark

                   Violence against women - NFOG session
                   Chairpersons: Lotti Helström and Rauni Klami

                   Sexual assault: 10-year experience from a center in Copenhagen, Malene Hilden, Denmark
                   Consequences of rape, Anna Tiihonen Möller, Sweden
                   How are rape victims taken care of in the Nordic countries?, Cecilie Therese Hagemann, Norway

                   Free communication: Obstetrics - longterm outcomes of pregnancy and birth for mother and child
                   Chairpersons: Hulda Hjartardóttir and Mika Nuutila

11:30-12:00 Light lunch / Exhibition

11:30-12:00 Lunch Symposium
                   The physiology of iron deficiency and anemia in women with heavy menstrual bleeding

Vifor Pharma

12:00-13:30 Parallel sessions
                   Ovarian cancer
                   Chairpersons: Riitta Koivisto-Korander and Katrin Kristjansdottir

                   Granulosa cell tumor - a unique ovarian cancer, Anniina Färkkilä, Finland
Endometriosis as a precursor of ovarian cancer, Ralf Butzow, Finland
Strategies to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, Henrik Falconer, Sweden

                   Obstetrical emergencies
                   Chairpersons: Minna Tikkanen and Ganesh Acharya

                   Massive obstetric haemorrhage, Sally Collins, United Kingdom
Nordic collaborative study of maternal deaths, Siri Vangen, Norway
Unplanned out of hospital birth, Björn Gunnarsson, Norway

                   Thesis session
                   Chairperson: Ulrik Schi
øler Kesmodel

13:30-14:30 Hot Topic session: Zika epidemic
                   Chairperson: Markku Kuusi and Mika Nuutila

                   Marcos Dias, Brazil
                   Olli Vapalahti, Finland

14:30-15:00 Closer / Prizes / Farewell
                   Chairpersons: Oskari Heikinheimo, Knut Hordnes, Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel,
                    Bjarne Rønde Kristensen and Karen Wøjdemann


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