First announcement 

European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC) Congress


This anoouncement can be downleaded here

Call for Abstracts

Scientific Programme



Dates to remember

- 15 November 2017: Deadline for abstract submission

- 15 January 2018: First deadline for early registration fee

- 15 March 2018: Second deadline for early registration fee 


2nd - 5th May 2018

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Midwifery Society 3rd Symposium

The Papua New Guinea Midwifery Society invites all national midwives to its 3rd Symposium which will be held in conjunction with the International Day of the Midwife (IDM) on the 2-5 May 2018 in Port Moresby.

You can register before 20th of April 2018 by contacting

23rd - 25th August 2018

Rotorua, New Zealand

New Zealand College of Midwives 15th Biennial National Conference

Women’s value in society, the work of mothers and midwives are all intrinsically linked. The time has come for midwives and women to once again stand together, knowing that they are stronger when united in their pursuit of gender equality. 

Call for Abstracts are open for the conference, and we invite submissions. Deadline for abstract submissions is Friday 09 February 2018. 

For further information and submission guidelines, please view the attached pdf or go to:

6th - 7th September 2018

Dubai, UAE

SAVE THE DATE: ICM Regional Meeting 2018 in Dubai

The next regional meeting of ICM’s three new regions – South East Asia, Western Pacific and Eastern Mediterranean will take place in Dubai on 6-7 September 2018. More information will follow soon.

7th - 9th November 2018

Asunción, Paraguay

SAVE THE DATE: ICM Americas Region Conference 2018

ICM and the Midwives Association of Paraguay are pleased to announce that the ICM Americas Region Conference will be held in Paraguay on 7-9 November 2018. More information will follow soon.  


ICM y la Asociación de Obstetras del Paraguay tenemos el gran placer de anunciar que la Conferencia regional de Americas de ICM tendra lugar en Paraguay el 7-9 de noviembre de 2018. Más información de la conferencia va a seguir muy pronto.

15th - 18th October 2018

Perth, Australia

National Conference 2018 of the Australian College of Midwives (ACM)

ACM 2018: ''Coming of Age'': Call for abstracts is now OPEN!

Themes include:
- Sharing the Wisdom
- Great Innovations: Look How Far We've Come
- Valuing Every Midwife Everywhere

17th - 19th October 2018

Quebec, Canada

CAM / ACSF 2018 Call For Abstracts / Appel de résumés

Call for abstracts now open! Click here to submit your abstract

The Canadian Association of Midwives Annual Conference will be held October 17th to 19th, 2018 in Gatineau, Quebec. The theme of this year's conference is, In Good Hands: Midwives Leading the Way in Reproductive Health and Rights.  CAM's Program Planning Committee is inviting Canadian and international speakers to submit abstracts related to this theme for oral and poster presentations. 

Deadline: March 30th, 2018

Appel des résumés maintenant ouvert! Cliquer ici pour soumettre un résumé.

Le Congrès annuel de l'Association canadienne des sages-femmes (ACSF) se tiendra du 17 au 19 octobre 2018 à Gatineau, Québec. Cette année, le thème du congrès est : « Entre bonnes mains : les sages-femmes, chefs de file en santé et droits reproductifs ». Le comité de programmation de l'ACSF invite les conférenciers du Canada et d'ailleurs à soumettre un résumé de leur présentation orale ou par affiche sur des sujets se rattachant à ce thème. 

Date limite: Au plus tard le 30 mars 2018

2nd - 4th May 2019

Reykjavik, Iceland

21st Congress of the Nordic Federation of Midwives and ICM Regional Meeting

The Icelandic Midwives Association is pleased to host the 21st Congress of the Nordic Federation of Midwives in Reykjavik Iceland, 2-4 May 2019.  

SAVE THE DATE! ICM Regional Meeting for the Europe region will be held in conjunction with the Congress. 

Call for abstracts is now open and we welcome submission for:

- Oral presentation
- Poster presentation
- Symposia
- Workshop

Abstracts can be submitted under the headings of:

- Clinical practice
- Education
- Theory development
- Power and politics in midwifery
- Leadership in midwifery

For more information, please check their Congress website:

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"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights" Gloria Steinem

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