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V MIPS ANNUAL MEETING | May 3-5, 2018, Rome

Venue: Rome | Fontana di Trevi Congress Centre

MIPS President | Diaa Rizk

Meeting Chair | Mauro Cervigni


Secure a place | 25 available

Hurry up! There are few places left for the Laparoscopy workshop.

It will take place at Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli (Address:Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Roma) on Thursday 3rd May, 2018 from 16.45 to 18.00 ca.

Don't miss it!

MIPS Membership 2018 - for trainees and residents


Free membership available for trainees and residents within 5 years qualification.

MIPS Member have a reduced registration fee for the Meeting!

Diaa Rizk

MIPS President

Congratulations to our Host Chair Professor Mauro Cervigni, The Chairman of the Executive Board of MIPS, who will most certainly organize an excellent meeting to build on the outstanding successes of the previous four annual MIPS meetings. From this year onwards, we have decided to change the timing of the annual meeting from Winter to Spring to take advantage of the Mediterranean weather and of  earlier logistic planning in the calendar year. In Rome, there will be pre-meeting workshops and hands-on courses of the more advanced forms of PFD management including: Ultrasounds, Laparoscopic/Robotic/ Prosthetic Surgery, and Physiotherapy (conducted by our newly formed Physiotherapy Committee to promote the multi-disciplinary mission of MIPS). 

The scientific programme is, as always, specific to health care provider’s educational needs and training priorities as well as patient care in the Mediterranean countries. There will be a session on urinary incontinence in men as well as the usual podium and video presentations, young physician corner, point-counterpoint debates and keynote lectures of affiliated societies. There will be two awards for the best basic science and clinical presentation. The two winners will receive free MIPS annual subscription for 2018 as well as free registration for MIPS 2019. I advise our young colleagues, whether fellows or residents, to use this opportunity, to share their research findings with Mediterranean colleagues. As an incontinence and pelvic floor care physician, physiotherapist or nurse in your Mediterranean country, we would like to cordially invite you to attend our fifth annual meeting. This is an occasion to further the scientific interaction and friendship between health care providers working in the Mediterranean region with a consequent positive impact on incontinence care and service delivery to our patients. Your participation in the Business Annual General Meeting of Members is very important to us because we want to listen to your views and ideas and maintain our personal interaction with all of our members.


Mauro, our Executive Director Natalia Trotta and I are very much looking forward to welcoming you in Rome in May 2018!

Mauro Cervigni

Meeting Chair

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure, as the President, to announce The Fifth MIPS Annual meeting. The venue is the Eternal City, Rome, Italy famous for its seven hills, the Vatican and the rich historical heritage of the Roman Empire as the first ever metropolis and capital of the world, the world's artistic and major cultural centre of the Italian Renaissance and one of the birthplaces of Western civilisation. The meeting will be held on 3-5 May, 2018 in Centro Congressi Fontana di Trevi,  located in the heart of the capital. The scientific themes will embrace all the aspects of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction  (PFD): Urinary and Fecal Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Sexual Dysfunction; there will be also live video sessions with the new and advanced forms of percutaneous/transvaginal/endoscopic surgery performed by renowned international surgeons.

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