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Scientific Programme

Day 1 - FRIDAY

20 Aug 2021

OBSTETRICS STREAM

GYNAECOLOGY STREAM

1.45pm - 1.55pm

Welcome Message / Opening Ceremony

2.00pm - 2.40pm

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

2.45pm - 4.30pm

Obstetrics Symposium 1: Prenatal Screening

(Chair: Prof Arijit Biswas, Singapore)

Gynaecology Symposium 1: Minimally Invasive Surgery/Robotics

(Chair: Dr Ng Ying Woo, Singapore)

2.45pm - 3.05pm

NIPT: A Case - Based Lecture 

(Dr Maria Del Mar Gil Mira, Spain)

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

(Prof Michael D Mueller, Switzerland)

3.10pm - 3.30pm

The Use of Chromosomal Microarrays in Obstetrics: Positives and Pitfalls 

(A/Prof Mahesh Choolani, Singapore)

Survival Tips for Difficult Endometriosis Surgery

(Dr Fong Yoke Fai, Singapore)

3.35pm - 3.55pm

Updates on Screening and Prevention of Stillbirth  

(Prof Jon Hyett, Australia)

MIS Approaches to Large Pelvic Masses

(Dr Pearl Tong, Singapore)

4.00pm - 4.20pm

New frontiers in Screening for Preterm Labour

(Dr Paul Fogarty, UK)

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

(Dr Prudence V. Aquino-Aquino, Philippines)

4.20pm - 4.30pm

Q&A

Q&A

4.30pm - 4.45pm

Networking Session

4.50pm - 7.00pm

Obstetrics Symposium 2: Fetal Growth and Development

(Chair: Dr Chang Tou Choong, Singapore)

Gynaecology Symposium 2: General Gynaecology

(Chair: A/Prof Bernard Chern, Singapore)

4.50pm - 5.10pm

Diagnosis and Management of Late - Onset Fetal Growth Restriction   

(Prof Basky Thilaganathan, UK)

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

5.15pm - 5.35pm

Monochorionic Twin Pregnancies: The Diagnosis and Management of Growth Complications 

(Prof Jon Hyett, Australia)

Pregnancy of Unknown Location - Current Concepts

(Dr Manisha Mathur, Singapore)

5.40pm - 6.00pm

Macrosomia: Prediction, Implications and Interventions

(Dr Paul Fogarty, UK)

Imaging Benign Gynaecological Conditions-

Optimising the Bedside Scan

(Dr Andrea Lau, Singapore)

6.05pm - 6.25pm

Sponsored Symposium

Tdap and Influenza Vaccination in Pregnant Women

(Dr Shephali Tagore, Singapore)

Tubo-Ovarian Abscess - Contemporary

Approach to Management

(Dr Grace Chan & Dr Celene Hui, Singapore)

6.25pm - 6.35pm

(Obs - Q&A)


6.30pm - 6.50pm 
(Gyn Stream) 

Q&A

Sponsored Symposium

Obesity - More Than a Weight Problem

(A/Prof Samantha Hocking, Australia)

6.50pm - 7.00pm

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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, UK)

2.45pm - 4.30pm

Obstetrics Symposium 3: Intrapartum Care

(Chair: Dr Manisha Mathur, Singapore)

Gynaecology Symposium 3: Urogynaecology

(Chair: Dr Arthur Tseng, Singapore)

2.45pm - 3.05pm

Postpartum Haemorrhage - Recent Advances and

Research in the Pipelines

(Prof Sir Arulkumaran Sabaratnam, UK)

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

3.10pm - 3.30pm

Ultrasound on the Labour Ward

(Prof Liona Poon, Hong Kong)

Mesh vs Native Tissue Repair - Where Are We Now?

(A/P Suvit Bunyavejchevin, Thailand)

3.35pm - 3.55pm

Safe Prevention of the Primary Caesarean Delivery

(Dr Devendra Kanagalingam, Singapore)

Recent Advances in Managing Overactive Bladder

(Dr Fiona Wu, Singapore)

4.00pm - 4.20pm

Medical Emergencies in the Labour Ward

(Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan, Malaysia)

Current Concepts in the Treatment of Stress

Urinary Incontinence

(A/P Suvit Bunyavejchevin, Thailand)

4.20pm - 4.30pm

Q&A

Q&A

4.30pm - 4.45pm

Networking Session

4.50pm - 7.00pm

Obstetrics Symposium 4: Maternal Medicine

(Chair: Dr Tan Eng Loy, Singapore)

Gynaecology Symposium 4:  Cervical/Vulval Disease

(Chair: Prof Ho Tew Hong, Singapore)

4.50pm - 5.10pm

COVID-19 and COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy

(A/Prof Tan Lay Kok, Singapore)

Primary HPV Screening- Where Are We Now?

(Prof Woo Yin Ling, Malaysia)

5.15pm - 5.35pm

Sponsored Symposium

VTE in Pregnancy

(Dr Matthew Smith, Australia)

HPV Vaccination Through the Life Course

(Dr Ida Suzani Ismail, Singapore)

5.40pm - 6.00pm

Antiphospholipid  Syndrome in Pregnancy

(Dr Serene Thain, Singapore)

Premalignant Epithelial Disorders of the Vulval:

Recent Developments

(Prof Margaret Cruickshank, UK)

6.05pm - 6.25pm

Haematological Complications in Pregnancy

(Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan, Malaysia)

Colposcopy Conundrums: Challenging Cases

(Dr Quek Swee Chong, Singapore)

6.25pm - 6.35pm

(Obs - Q&A)


6.30pm - 6.50pm 
(Gyn Stream) 

Q&A

Sponsored Symposium

Gynescope, a New Innovation in Elevating the Standard of Care in Pelvic and Gynecological Examinations

(A/Prof Robert K. Zurawin, USA)

6.50pm - 7.00pm

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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, UK)

9.45am - 11.25am

Obstetrics Symposium 5: High Risk Pregnancies/Medicolegal Issues

(Chair: Dr Devendra Kanagalingam, Singapore)

Gynaecology Symposium 5:  Gynae - Onco

(Chair: Dr Khalil Razvi, Singapore)

9.45am - 10.05am

Malaysia Lecture

Medicolegal Litigation in Obstetrics:

The Present and the Future

Implications of FIGO 2018 Staging for Cervical Cancer

(Prof Hextan Ngan, Hong Kong)

10.05am - 10.25am

Fertility Sparing Strategies in Gynaecological Cancers

(Dr Lim Yong Kuei, Singapore)

10.30am - 10.50am

Diagnosis and Management of Placenta Accreta

(Prof SH Yeo, Singapore)

Targeted Therapies in Gynae CA

(A/Prof David Tan, Singapore)

10.55am - 11.15am

Choice of Antibiotics in Obstetric Scenarios

(Dr Tony Tan, Singapore)

Genetic Testing and Gynaecological Cancers:

Who, What, Where, When, How?

(Prof Hextan Ngan, Hong Kong)

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

(Chair: A/Prof Tan Lay Kok, Singapore)

Gynaecology Symposium 6: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

(Chair: A/Prof Yu Su Ling, Singapore)

11.45am - 12.05pm

Updates on Screening of Pre-eclampsia and

Small-for-Gestational-Age

(Prof Liona Poon, Hong Kong)

Applications of AMH- When to Use & When Not to

(Prof Scott Nelson, UK)

12.10pm - 12.30pm

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

PCOS: Fundamental Concepts, Novel Approaches

(Prof Yong Eu Leong, Singapore)

12.35pm - 12.55pm

Management of Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy

and the Postpartum

(Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan, Malaysia)

The involvement of Damage-associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) and macrophages in the etiology of endometriosis (A/Prof Osamu Yoshino, Japan)

1.00pm - 1.20pm

Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)

and Pregnancy

(Dr Daphne Gardner Tan Su-Lyn, Singapore)

Menopausal Replacement Therapy:

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

(Dr Susan Logan, Singapore)

1.20pm - 1.30pm

Q&A

Q&A

1.30pm - 1.45pm

Prize Presentation & Closing Ceremony