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Scientific Programme

Day 1 - FRIDAY

20 Aug 2021

OBSTETRICS STREAM

GYNAECOLOGY STREAM

1.45pm - 1.55pm

Opening Ceremony

2.00pm - 2.40pm

PLENARY 1: Pregnancy - An Opportunistic Window for Future Health (Prof Basky Thilaganathan)

2.45pm - 4.30pm

Obstetrics Symposium 1: Prenatal Screening

Gynaecology Symposium 1: Minimally Invasive Surgery/Robotics

2.45pm - 3.05pm

NIPT: A Case - Based Lecture 

(Prof Basky Thilaganathan)

The Application of Indocyanine Green and Near-Infrared Imaging in Minimally Invasive Gynaecology Surgery

(Prof Michael D Mueller)

3.10pm - 3.30pm

The Use of Chromosomal Microarrays in Obstetrics: Positives and Pitfalls 

(A/Prof Mahesh Choolani)

Survival Tips for Difficult Endometriosis Surgery

(Dr Fong Yoke Fai)

3.35pm - 3.55pm

Updates on Screening and Prevention of Stillbirth  

(Prof Jon Hyett) 

MIS Approaches to Large Pelvic Masses

(Dr Pearl Tong)

4.00pm - 4.20pm

New frontiers in Screening for Preterm Labour

(Dr Paul Fogarty)

Minimising Risk to Surgeon and Patient During Minimally Invasive Gynaecology Surgery - Lessons From COVID 19

(Dr Prudence V. Aquino-Aquino)

4.20pm - 4.30pm

Q&A

Q&A

4.30pm - 4.45pm

Networking Session

4.50pm - 6.35pm

Obstetrics Symposium 2: Fetal Growth and Development

Gynaecology Symposium 2: General Gynaecology

4.50pm - 5.10pm

Diagnosis and Management of Late - Onset Fetal Growth Restriction   

(Prof Basky Thilaganathan)

Evidence-Based Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Prof Siladitya Bhattacharya)

5.15pm - 5.35pm

Monochorionic Twin Pregnancies: The Diagnosis and Management of Growth Complications 

(Prof Jon Hyett)

Pregnancy of Unknown Location - Current Concepts

(Dr Manisha Mathur)

5.40pm - 6.00pm

Macrosomia: Prediction, Implications and Interventions

(Dr Paul Fogarty)

Imaging Benign Gynaecological Conditions-

Optimising the Bedside Scan

(Dr Andrea Lau)

6.05pm - 6.25pm

Antenatal Corticosteroids: When To Use and When Not To Use - The Latest Evidence

(Speaker TBC)

Tubo-Ovarian Abscess - Contemporary Approach to Management

(Dr Celene Hui & Dr Grace Chan)

6.25pm - 6.35pm

Q&A

Q&A

Day 2 - SATURDAY

21 Aug 2021

OBSTETRICS STREAM

GYNAECOLOGY STREAM

1.45pm - 2.00pm

Visit Exhibition Booths

2.00pm - 2.40pm

PLENARY 2: Maternal Mortality - Transfer from MDG to SDG goals (Prof Sir Arulkumaran Sabaratnam)

2.45pm - 4.30pm

Obstetrics Symposium 3: Intrapartum Care

Gynaecology Symposium 3: Urogynaecology

2.45pm - 3.05pm

Postpartum Haemorrhage - Recent Advances and

Research in the Pipelines

(Prof Sir Arulkumaran Sabaratnam)

Urological Injuries in O&G: Prevention, Detection, Correction (A/Prof Roy Ng)

3.10pm - 3.30pm

Ultrasound on the Labour Ward

(Prof Liona Poon)

Mesh vs Native Tissue Repair - Where Are We Now?

(A/P Suvit Bunyavejchevin)

3.35pm - 3.55pm

Safe Prevention of the Primary Caesarean Delivery

(Dr Devendra Kanagalingam)

Recent Advances in Managing Overactive Bladder

(Dr Fiona Wu)

4.00pm - 4.20pm

Medical Emergencies in the Labour Ward

(Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan)

Current Concepts in the Treatment of Stress

Urinary Incontinence

(A/P Suvit Bunyavejchevin)

4.20pm - 4.30pm

Q&A

Q&A

4.30pm - 4.45pm

Networking Session

4.50pm - 6.35pm

Obstetrics Symposium 4: Maternal Medicine

Gynaecology Symposium 4:  Cervical/Vulval Disease

4.50pm - 5.10pm

COVID-19 and COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy

(A/Prof Tan Lay Kok)

Primary HPV Screening- Where Are We Now?

(Prof Woo Yin Ling)

5.15pm - 5.35pm

VTE in Pregnancy

(Dr Matthew Smith)

HPV Vaccination Through the Life Course

(Dr Ida Suzani Ismail)

5.40pm - 6.00pm

Approach to the Management of Rheumatic Diseases in Pregnancy

(Speaker TBC)

Premalignant Epithelial Disorders of the Vulval:

Recent Developments

(Prof Margaret Cruickshank)

6.05pm - 6.25pm

Haematological Complications in Pregnancy

(Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan)

Colposcopy Conundrums: Challenging Cases

(Dr Quek Swee Chong & Panel)

6.25pm - 6.35pm

Q&A

Q&A

Day 3 - SUNDAY

22 Aug 2021

OBSTETRICS STREAM

GYNAECOLOGY STREAM

8.45am - 9.00am

Visit Exhibition Booths

9.00am - 9.40am

PLENARY 3: GYNAECOLOGY-Subfertility in the 21st Century - Current Concepts, Future Directions

(Prof Siladitya Bhattacharya)

9.45am - 11.25am

Obstetrics Symposium 5: High Risk Pregnancies/Medicolegal Issues

Gynaecology Symposium 5:  Gynae - Onco

9.45am - 10.05am

Medicolegal Litigation in Obstetrics:

The Present and the Future

(Dr Muralitharan Ganeslingam)

Implications of FIGO 2018 Staging for Cervical Cancer

(Prof Hexton Ngan)

10.05am - 10.25am

Medicolegal Litigation in Obstetrics:

The Present and the Future

(Dr Muralitharan Ganeslingam)

Fertility Sparing Strategies in Gynaecological Cancers

(Dr Lim Yong Kuei)

10.30am - 10.50am

Diagnosis and Management of Placenta Accreta

(Prof SH Yeo)

Targeted Therapies in Gynae CA

(A/Prof David Tan)

10.55am - 11.15am

Choice of Antibiotics for PPROM, Preterm Labour

and Intrapartum Fever

(Dr Tony Tan)

Genetic Testing and Gynaecological Cancers:

Who, What, Where, When, How?

(Prof Hexton Ngan)

11.15am - 11.25am

Q&A

Q&A

11.25am - 11.40am

Networking Session

11.45am - 1.30pm

Obstetrics Symposium 6: Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy/Diabetes

Gynaecology Symposium 6: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

11.45am - 12.05pm

Updates on Screening of Pre-eclampsia and Small-for-Gestational-Age

(Prof Liona Poon)

Applications of AMH- When to Use & When Not to

(Prof Scott Nelson)

12.10pm - 12.30pm

Molecular Mechanisms Behind Placental Dysfunction in Preeclampsia - Insight Into Novel Therapeutic Approach (A/Prof Takeshi Nagamatsu)

PCOS: Fundamental Concepts, Novel Approaches

(Prof Yong Eu Leong)

12.35pm - 12.55pm

Management of Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy

and the Postpartum

(Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan)

Female Hormones Artfully Regular Reproductive Phenomena (A/Prof Osamu Yoshino)

1.00pm - 1.20pm

Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)

and Pregnancy

(Dr Daphne Gardner Tan Su-Lyn)

Menopausal Replacement Therapy:

Can't Use, Won't Use, What To Do

(Dr Susan Logan)

1.20pm - 1.30pm

Q&A

Q&A

1.30pm - 1.45pm

Prize Presentation & Closing Ceremony