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Urogynaecological Society of Australasia
Dedicated to the advancement of urogynaecological knowledge, advocating for women's health and improving the standards of patient care.
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UGSA is thrilled to officially announce the
With this year’s theme of ‘Building Bridges – Supporting Patients and Each Other’, we explore a renewed focus on research and innovation, while taking time to discuss the importance of patient-centric care; as well as the personal and professional challenges faced in urogynaecology.
We are also proud to announce two international keynote speakers as part of this year’s event: Dr Aparna Hegde, who has been lauded the maternal health champion among Fortune’s 50 greatest global leaders of 2020, as well as Professor Bruno Deval - a key opinion leader in female pelvic floor disorders and laparoscopic surgery - with a large global network, he is consulted frequently by major specialty societies, surgical technology development teams and the media for his insights and experience.
Scheduled to be held from the 18-21 September 2024, this year’s event will provide delegates the opportunity to interact with colleagues, international keynote speakers and industry intimately during both pre-meeting workshops and plenary conference at the W Brisbane - at a world class venue. Delegates will also be delighted to experience our ever fabulous gala dinner at The Callile - named The Best Hotel in Oceania for 2023, and came in at number 12 on The World's 50 Best Hotels, making it the only property from Australia, New Zealand or the Pacific Islands to make the presitigious list.
So mark your calendars, and save these dates for the premier urogynaecological event in 2024.
2024 UGSA ASM in our host city - BRISBANE
IN THE KNOW
UGSA PELVIC FLOOR DATABASEThe UGSA Pelvc Floor Database is an important tool assisting surgeons with surgical self-auditing obligations. Developed in partnership with the British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG), by using the database surgeons contribute to the continued progress in medical and surgical management as well as important research with the aim of improving female health care. To learn more about the UGSA Pelvic Floor Database and its importance as a self-auditing tool visit the UGSA Pelvic Floor Database page today.
vNOTES WORKSHOPVaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery is an advanced minimally invasive gynecologic procedure combining the benefits of laparoscopic surgery and vaginal approaches. Have you considered vNOTES for your USLS procedures? If you would like to attend a vNOTES workshop, please visit the ASM registration site and confirm your interest.
THE UROGYNAECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA IS PROUD TO BE AFFILIATED WITH THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS
RANZCOG is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the establishment of high standards of practice in obstetrics and gynaecology and women's health.
The College trains and accredits doctors throughout Australia and New Zealand in the specialties of obstetrics and gynaecology so that they are capable of providing the highest standards of healthcare.
The College also supports research into women's health and acts as an advocate for women's healthcare by forging productive relationships with indivdiuals, the community and professional organisations, both locally and internationally.
The International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) is dedicated to the global advancement of urogynecological knowledge and patient care through education and the promotion of basic and clinical research on disorders of the female pelvic floor.
In addition to holding an annual conference and publishing the International Urogynecology Journal, IUGA activities include conducting education programs around the world, developing consensus terminology in the field, connecting related professionals, and producing patient education materials.
The International Continence Society (ICS) is a registered charity with a global health focus which strives to improve the quality of life for people affected by urinary, bowel and pelvic floor disorders by advancing basic and clinical science through education, research, and advocacy. The strategic aim for the ICS is to be the global home of science and clinical education for LUTS, Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Disorders.