Main Congress Programme

Thursday 22 March 2018

Time Programme
07:00 Registration Desk Opens
08:00 – 09:15 Coffee, Exhibition, and Poster Viewing
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome Address
Prof Lesley REGAN, President, RCOG
09:30 – 10:15 PLENARY 1
Placental Origin of Adverse Pregnancy Outcome
Prof Carl WEINER, USA
10:15 – 10:50 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
  STREAM 1
OBSTETRICS
STREAM 2
PAEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNAECOLOGY
STREAM 3
JOINT SCCPS/RCOG SESSION:
SCREENING/PREVENTION OF PREINVASIVE DISEASE
STREAM 4
IMAGING IN OBSTETRICS
STREAM 5
EDUCATION/SIMULATION
 
10:50 – 11:10

New Thoughts On Induction of Labour (IOL)

Prof Jane NORMAN, UK

Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescents

Dr Veronique Celine VIARDOT-FOUCAULT, Singapore

Advances in Cervical Cancer Screening Beyond the PAP Smear

Prof Hextan NGAN, Hong Kong

Intrapartum Ultrasound

Dr S SURESH, India

The Value of IN-SITU Simulation in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

A/Prof TAN Eng Loy, Singapore

11:10 – 11:30

Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring (FETAL ECG)

Prof Sabaratnam ARULKUMARAN, UK

Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) in Adolescents with Bleeding Disorders

Prof Delfin TAN, Philippines

Updates on HPV Vaccination

Prof TAY Sun Kuie, Singapore

Usefulness Of Fetal MRI in Fetal Anomaly Diagnosis

A/Prof ONG Chiou Li, Singapore

Simulated Patients Versus Mannikins in
Acute-Care Scenarios

Prof Tim DRAYCOTT, UK

11:30 – 11:50

Routine Cerebroplacental Ratio Measurements at Term - Should We Do It?

Dr Tony TAN, Singapore

Teenage Pregnancies: Challenges And Complexities

Dr Suzanna SULAIMAN, Singapore

Management of Women Who are Screening High-Risk HPV Positive

A/Prof Jeffrey LOW, Singapore

The Safety of Imaging Techniques in Pregnancy

Dr S SURESH, India

Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs),  Milestones and O&G Residency Training

Dr Haywood BROWN, USA

11:50 – 12:10

Six Is The New Four: Goodbye Mr Friedman

Dr ZHANG Jun, China

Vulval Problems in Children and Adolescents

Dr Susan WARD, UK

Ovarian Cancer Screening

Dr Ruby HUANG, Singapore

Placenta Accreta and Imaging Techniques

Prof SH YEO, Singapore

Assessment Methods:
In-Training Assessments

Dr Sarah VAUSE, UK

12:10 – 12:40 Abstracts
12:40 – 14:10 Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
14:10 – 15:00 PLENARY 2
THE SINGAPORE LECTURE: Towards SDG 5 - Ensuring Gender Equality by 2030
Prof Lesley REGAN, UK
  STREAM 1
MATERNAL MEDICINE – DIABETES IN PREGNANCY
STREAM 2
PAEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNAECOLOGY
STREAM 3
INVASIVE GYNAE MALIGNANCIES
STREAM 4
IMAGING IN GYNAECOLOGY

STREAM 5
GLOBAL HEALTH: RCOG AND THE CENTRE OF WOMEN'S GLOBAL HEALTH

15:10 – 15:30

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Testing:
What Criteria to Use?

Prof TAN Kok Hian, Singapore

Genital Examination of The Child: When, How, Why?

Dr Pallavi LATTHE, UK

Updates on Management Options for Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD)

Prof Hextan NGAN, Hong Kong

Ultrasound in The Assessment of Tamoxifen-Related Endometrial Pathology

Prof Dirk TIMMERMAN, Belgium

Obstetric Fistula Prevention

Suzy ELNIEL
15:30 – 15:50

Obstetric Issues for The Pregnant Diabetic Patient

A/Prof TAN Lay Kok, Singapore 

Management of Outflow Tract Disorders

Dr Sadhana NADARAJAH, Singapore

Has The Time Come for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy To Be A Standard of Care in Early Endometrial Cancer?

A/Prof Timothy LIM, Singapore 

Diagnosing Retained Products and Recognising and Treatment of
Arterio-venous (AV) Malformations

Dr Luke TOH, Singapore

High-Level Panel Discussion: "Do Something, Do More, Do Better: How Can Health Care Professionals Support Human Rights to Health and Through Health?"

CHAIR: Prof Lesley REGAN

Speakers:
Denis MUKWEGE
Sr Edna ADAN
Lilianne FAN

15:50 – 16:10

The Clinically Big Baby in a Diabetic Pregnancy: Decision-Making Post-Montgomery

Dr Dharmintra PASUPATHY, UK

Paediatric Endocrinology – Precocious Puberty

Dr Rashida VASNWALA, Singapore

Management of Gynaecological Malignancies in Pregnancy

Dr Suresh KUMARASAMY, Malaysia

Ultrasound Diagnosis of Molar Pregnancies

A/Prof ONG Chiou Li, Singapore

16:10 – 16:40 Abstracts

Paediatric Endocrinology – Delayed Puberty

Dr Pallavi LATTHE, UK

Abstracts

Ovarian Masses

Prof Dirk TIMMERMAN, Belgium

16:40 – 17:10 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
17:10 – 18:20

Opening Ceremony and Entertainment

18:20 – 19:30 Drinks Reception - Exhibition Hall


Friday 23 March 2018

Time Programme
07:00 Registration Desk Opens
07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast Sessions/Meet-the-Experts
07:45 – 08:45 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
08:45 – 09:30 PLENARY 3
DEBATE: The US Residency Programme Offers a More Structured Training in O&G
Dr Haywood BROWN, USA (proposition) vs Prof Janice RYMER, UK (opposition)
  STREAM 1
OBSTETRICS – PRETERM LABOUR AND DELIVERY  
STREAM 2
SEXUAL HEALTH

STREAM 3
JOINT SCCPS/RCOG SESSION:
VULVAL DISEASE

STREAM 4
ACUTE GYNAE AND EARLY PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS
STREAM 5
UROGYNAECOLOGY
09:40 – 10:00

Is It Time to Revisit Progesterone Use in PTL After OPPTIMUM Trial?

Prof Jane NORMAN, UK

The Impact of High BMI on Reproductive Outcomes

Dr Shilpa NAMBIAR, Malaysia

Complicated Vulvo-vaginitis Syndromes: How to Manage

Prof Margaret CRUICKSHANK, UK

Management of the Stubborn, Persistent HCG in Pregnancies of Unknown Location

Dr Rajeswari KATHIRVEL, Singapore

Is There A Place for Vaginal Meshes and Tapes for The Surgical Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) Respectively?

Prof Philip TOOZS-HOBSON, UK

10:00 – 10:20

Prevention of Preterm Labour in Multiple Pregnancies: What Works?

 

Postpartum Sexual Dysfunction

A/Prof YONG Tze Tein, Singapore

Management of Vulvodynia

Dr Suresh KUMARASAMY, Malaysia

Scientific Basis of Miscarriage and Role of Progesterones

A/Prof TAN Thiam Chye, Singapore

How to Improve Results of Native Tissue Repair in Place of the Vaginal Mesh

A/Prof Roy NG, Singapore

10:20 – 10:40

Evidence for Antenatal Steroids Between 34-37 Weeks for Women at High Risk of Preterm Birth

Prof Jon HYETT, Australia

A Relationship-centred Approach to Chronic Pelvic Pain

 

An Approach to Vulvar Dysplasia

Dr Rama CHANDRAN, Singapore

Novel Medical Management of Ectopic Pregnancy

Prof Andrew HORNE, UK

Non-invasive Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence

Dr Navneet MAGON, India

10:40 – 11:10 Abstracts

Sexual Health and Reproductive Options for LGBT People

Prof Harvey MAKADON, USA

Case Discussions:
What is Your Diagnosis?

Prof Margaret CRUICKSHANK, UK

Abstracts Abstracts
11:10 – 11:40 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
  STREAM 1
FETAL MEDICINE
STREAM 2
CHALLENGES IN ABORTION SERVICES

STREAM 3
GYNAE ENDOSCOPY

STREAM 4
HOT TOPICS IN O&G

STREAM 5
UROGYNAECOLOGY
11:40 – 12:00

Fetal Therapy Update: What is Established and What is Experimental?

Prof Pippa KYLE, UK

Safe, Early and Accessible - The Challenges of Early Service Provision

Dr Judith KLUGE, South Africa

Single Port Laparoscopy –
Is It More Than Mere Aesthetics?

Dr Anthony SIOW, Singapore

Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Giving Women What They Want?

Dr Navneet MAGON, India

The Dilemma of Overactive Bladder Syndrome

Prof Philip TOOZS-HOBSON, UK

12:00 – 12:20

Extending NIPT for Screening of Microdeletions/Whole Genome Screening:
Are We Ready Yet?

Prof Jon HYETT, Australia

Challenges of Getting Clinicians to Accept The Need for Safe Abortion Care

Prof Lesley REGAN, UK

Is There Really A Place For Robotic Surgery In Gynaecology? 

Dr Joe NG, Singapore

The Singapore Zika Experience from the Public Health’s Perspective

Dr Vernon LEE, Singapore

Safe And Effective Management Of Genitourinary Symptoms In Menopause

Dr Nick PANAY, UK

12:20 – 12:40

Variants of Unknown Significance in CMA:
What You Need To Know

Prof LEUNG Tak Yeung, Hong Kong

Contraception After Abortion - Addressing Women's Wishes Whilst Meeting Their Needs

Dr Diana MANSOUR, UK

Laparoscopic Myomectomy – Morcellation and Pregnancy Issues

Dr S SELVA, Malaysia

New Developments and Evidence in PPH Prevention

Prof Tim DRAYCOTT, UK

Vaginal Hysterectomy as a Day Case

Dr Paul FOGARTY, UK

12:40 – 14:10 Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
14:10 – 15:00 PLENARY 4
Ending LGBT Invisibility in Healthcare
Prof Harvey MAKADON, USA
  STREAM 1
HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS
STREAM 2
CONTRACEPTION
STREAM 3
BENIGN GYNAECOLOGY

STREAM 4
RCOG AUDIT AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

STREAM 5
GLOBAL HEALTH: HELPING VULNERABLE WOMEN
15:10 – 15:30

ASPRE Trial – Implications on Implementation of Routine Screening for Pre-eclampsia

Prof Jon HYETT, Australia

Contraception at the Extremes of Age

Dr Susan LOGAN, Singapore

Obesity and Menstrual Disorders: Management Challenges

Prof Mary Ann LUMSDEN, UK

The RCOG Women’s Network / Women’s Voices Initiative: Impact on Clinical Quality and Patient Safety

Dr Alison WRIGHT, UK

Care of Pregnant Women of Marginalised Communities:
Sharing The US Experience

Dr Haywood BROWN, USA

15:30 – 15:50

Uses of Magnesium Sulphate in Obstetrics

Prof Arijit BISWAS, Singapore

Comorbidities and Contraception

Dr Diana MANSOUR, UK

New Management Strategies for Fibroids

Prof Jacques DONNEZ, Belgium

Findings From The New National Maternity and Perinatal Audit

Dr Dharmintra PASUPATHY, UK

Female Genital Mutilation in Asia

Prof Zaleha MAHDY, Malaysia

15:50 – 16:10

Smoking and Pregnancy

Dr Raymond POWRIE, USA

New Regimens in Hormonal Contraception: To Bleed or Not To Bleed

Dr Diana MANSOUR, UK

Management Options for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Prof Delfin TAN, Philippines

Each Baby Counts

Prof Zarko ALFIREVIC, UK

Barriers to Access to Contraception in Asia

Dr Susan LOGAN, Singapore

16:10 – 16:40 Abstracts Abstracts Abstracts

OASI Care Bundle: Experience in Initiation and Outcomes

Dr Edward PROSSER-SNELLING, UK

Gender Based Violence

Suzy ELNEIL

16:50 – 18:00

 STUMP THE PROFESSOR

Dr Haywood BROWN, Prof TAY Sun Kuie, Prof Sabaratnam ARULKUMARAN, Prof Jon HYETT , Prof Mary Ann LUMSDEN, Prof Dirk TIMMERMAN, Dr Paul FOGARTY

19:30 – 22:30 Congress Party


Saturday 24 March 2018

Time Programme
07:00 Registration Desk Opens
07:15 – 08:15 Breakfast Sessions/Meet-the-Experts
07:45 – 08:30 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
08:30 – 09:15

PLENARY 5: EPONYMOUS LECTURE
Pelvic Pain of Unknown Etiology
Prof Andrew HORNE, UK

  STREAM 1
FETAL MEDICINE / FETAL GROWTH

STREAM 2
COLLEGE OF O&G SINGAPORE/JSOG STREAM

STREAM 3
PSYCHOSOCIAL AND MENTAL HEALTH IN OBSTETRICS
STREAM 4
REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE

STREAM 5
POST-REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

09:30 – 09:50

Early-Onset Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

Prof Zarko ALFIREVIC, UK

PCOS: Pathophysiology

Prof YONG Eu Leong, Singapore

Depression in Pregnancy

Dr Theresa LEE, Singapore

Anti-Mullerian Hormone(AMH) Beyond IVF

Prof Scott NELSON, UK

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
Prof Janice RYMER, UK

09:50 – 10:10

Late Onset Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR): Urgent Need to Recognise this Entity

Prof Pippa KYLE, UK

Difficult Counselling at The Threshold of Viability

A/Prof Victor Samuel RAJADURAI, Singapore 

Acute Psychosis in Pregnancy: Workup and Management

Dr Helen CHEN, Singapore

Ovarian Reserve:
Beyond IVF Stimulation

A/Prof YU Su Ling, Singapore

HRT: An Update

Dr Edward MORRIS, UK

10:10 – 10.30

Fetal Macrosomia and Adverse Outcomes

Dr Dharmintra PASUPATHY, UK

Surgical Treatement for Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Japan

Prof Kazuaki YOSHIMURA, Japan

Domestic Violence in Pregnancy and Adverse Fetal Outcomes

Prof Lesley REGAN, UK

Role Of Myomectomy in Women Trying to Conceive / Before IVF

Prof Jacques DONNEZ, Belgium

Non-Hormonal Management of Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopausal Women

Dr Nick PANAY, UK

10:30 – 11.00 Abstracts

Ultrasound Diagnosis of Umbilical Cord Abnormalities and Management

A/Prof Junichi HASEGAWA, Japan

Abstracts

The Future Of Reproductive Science:
Proteomics, Genomics, Transcriptomics?

Prof Carl WEINER, USA

Abstracts
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
  STREAM 1
MATERNAL MEDICINE
STREAM 2
MEDICOLEGAL ISSUES IN O&G
STREAM 3
GENETICS & GENETIC COUNSELLING
STREAM 4
REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE
STREAM 5
ENDOMETRIOSIS
11:20 – 11:40

Medical Disorders Unveiled by Pregnancy

Dr Raymond POWRIE, USA

Medicolegal Claims in Obstetrics: Why Is The Bill So High?

Prof Pippa KYLE, UK

Genetic Counselling Made Easy for Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Ms Christina CHOI, Singapore

Identifying Best Practice and Cost-effectiveness of IVF

Prof Scott NELSON, UK

Research Priorities in Endometriosis
Prof Andrew HORNE,UK
11:40 – 12:00

Pregnancy in Women with Spinal Injuries

Dr Felicity ASHWORTH, UK

Instrumental Delivery:
Is It Too Risky in Today’s Medico-legal Climate?

Dr Alison WRIGHT, UK

Cultural Issues in Genetic Counselling

Dr Angeline LAI, Singapore 

Strategies to Reduce Higher Order Multiple Pregnancies in SOIUI

Dr TAN Heng Hao, Singapore

Surgical Approach To A Frozen Pelvis

Prof Jacques DONNEZ, Belgium

12:00 – 12:20

Medical Emergencies in the Labour Ward


Dr Muniswaran GANESHAN, Malaysia

 

Medical Protection Society (MPS):
Case Discussion

Moderators:

  Dr Alison WRIGHT / Prof Tim DRAYCOTT 

(~4 cases)

Should We Offer Genetic Counselling to Women Diagnosed with Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer?

Dr Joanne NGEOW, Singapore

The Impact of Religious Affiliation on Choices in Fertility Treatment:
The Muslim Patient's View

Dr Shilpa NAMBIAR, Malaysia

Medical Management of Endometriosis

Prof Delfin TAN, Philippines

12:20 - 12:40

Thrombophilia in Pregnancy: When to Screen?

Dr Raymond POWRIE, USA

Intra-uterine Stem Cell Therapies

A/Prof Jerry CHAN, Singapore

Preimplantation Genetic Screening: Latest Evidence

Dr LIM Min Yu, Singapore

Refractory Chronic Pelvic Pain from The Anaesthetic Point of View

Dr SNG Ban Leong, Singapore

12:40 – 13:00

Mechanical Prosthetic Heart Valves in Pregnancy

Dr Sarah VAUSE, UK

Abstracts Abstracts Abstracts
13:00 – 14.30 Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
14:30 – 15:15

PLENARY 6
The Global Impact Of HPV Vaccination
Prof Margaret CRUICKSHANK, UK

15:15 – 15:40 Prize Giving and Introduction to the Next RCOG World Congress

15:40 – 16:25

PLENARY 7
The Present And The Future Of NIPT
Prof Dennis LO, Hong Kong

16:25 – 16:40 Concluding Remarks and Close of Congress

*Programme subject to change without prior notice.