In July 2014, the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) will jointly host their annual scientific meetings in Washington, DC at the Washington Convention Center. The joint meeting will serve as the largest venue for those in the field of urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery to come together for education, networking and sharing.
The joint meeting will serve as the largest venue for those in the field of urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery to come together for education, networking and sharing.This joint meeting promises to deliver the largest public platform for the presentation and discussion of the latest science from around the world, as well as cutting-edge technological breakthroughs and future research efforts. This premier platform brings together a focused, global audience from the two leading organizations to highlight the best science and research from both organizations while providing a diverse perspective from participants ensuring a high‐quality, well‐rounded program.
The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), founded in 1979, is the premier non-profit organization representing more than 1,700 members including practicing physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, nurses and health care professionals, as well as researchers from many disciplines, all dedicated to treating female pelvic floor disorders. As the leader in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, AUGS promotes the highest quality patient care through excellence in education, research and advocacy.
The International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) is dedicated to global advancement of urogynecological knowledge and practice 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.
IUGA was founded in 1975 and has organized scientific meetings every year in nearly every corner of the world to promote the exchange of urogynecological information to thousands of physicians and healthcare providers.