Overview

We invite prenatal professionals from all over the globe to the 23rd International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy, 8-11 September 2019 in beautiful Singapore!

Preconference courses and plenary sessions will feature invited speakers. Oral and poster presentations will be selected from peer-reviewed abstracts. Topics will include clinical genetics, fetal imaging, fetal therapy and more.

Registration rates will be available for Non-members, Full Professional Members, Allied Health Professionals (non-doctoral health professionals) and Trainees (Fellows, Students, etc.). You do not need to be an ISPD member to attend, although Full Professional Members receive a discount off of the Non-member rate. ISPD plans to apply for Continuing Education credit from the relevant credentialing organizations in medicine and clinical genetics.

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Program Chair

Mahesh A. Choolani, M Med, PhD, MBBS, MRACOG, FRA, MRCOG, FAMS
Associate Professor
Deptartment of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
National University of Singapore

 

Program Co-Chair

Tak Yeung Leung, MBChB, MD
Professor & Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Important Dates

Call for abstracts:  January 2019

Abstracts are due:  April 2019

Registration opens:  April 2019

Late-breaking abstracts are due:  July 2019 (only for very recent, high-impact, unpublished work)

Early registration ends:  31 July 2019

Support, Exhibit and Advertising reservations and artwork are due:  31 July 2019
 

Program at a Glance

The program is subject to change. A more detailed program will be announced as plans develop.

Sunday | 8 September 2019

  • Preconference morning courses
  • 30-minute mid-morning beverage break
  • 60-minute lunch for course participants
  • Opening Address & Plenary
  • ISPD Pioneer Award
  • 30-minute mid-afternoon beverage break
  • Plenary
  • Debate
  • Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
  • "Dine Around" with invited speakers

Monday | 9 September 2019

  • Special Interest Group educational breakfasts
  • Plenary session
  • 60-minute attended poster session & beverage break
  • 90-minute Industry Learning lunch
  • Plenary session
  • 30-minute mid-afternoon beverage break
  • Lightning communications
  • 60-minute Industry Symposium
  • Posters & exhibits available for viewing during breaks and lunch

Tuesday | 10 September 2019

  • Special Interest Group educational breakfasts
  • Debate
  • Malcolm Ferguson-Smith Award & Prenatal Diagnosis journal update
  • 30-minute mid-morning beverage break
  • Lightning communications
  • ISPD Business Meeting
  • 90-minute networking & early career lunch
  • 60-minute attended poster session & beverage break
  • Concurrent Sessions
  • 60-minute Industry Symposium 
  • Posters & exhibits available for viewing during breaks and lunch

Wednesday | 11 September 2019

  • Global Outreach breakfast
  • Concurrent sessions
  • 30-minute beverage break 
  • Joe Leigh Simpson Award finalists & award presentation
  • Debate
  • Closing Plenary & Closing Remarks
  • Exhibits available for viewing during break