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 


26th - 28th July 2018

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Congrès 2018 de la Fédération des Associations de Sages-Femmes d'Afrique Francophone (FASFAF)

L’objectif principal de ce second congrès est d’offrir l’opportunité aux associations de sages-femmes d’Afrique francophone de partager leurs expériences et d’harmoniser leurs actions pour répondre à la vision 2030 de la pratique de sage-femme.

Thème: Rôle de la sage-femme dans la mobilisation sociale en faveur de la santé de la reproduction

Sous thèmes:

-      La sage-femme dans la communauté : quel partenariat au profit de la santé du couple mère-enfant ?

-      la planification familiale du post-partum : une solution pour l’espacement inter-génésique ;

-      les cancers gynécologiques et mammaires : la prévention par les sages-femmes ;

-      La formation de la sage-femme en Afrique Francophone: défis, enjeux et perspectives ;

-      Rapprocher les sages-femmes de la communauté : problématique du déploiement dans les zones rurales et défavorisées.


-      Communications orales et affichées
-      Conférences /debats
-      Ateliers pratiques
-      Panels

Pour participer, contacter ou 
Tel: +226 70 70 44 07 / +226 70 70 34 06

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

23rd - 25th October 2018

Accra, Ghana

3rd ECOWAS Forum on Good Practices in Health

The West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) invites abstracts for the 3rd ECOWAS forum on good practices in health, under the theme “promoting multi-sectoriality to achieve Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent and Youth (MNCAYH) Health related sustainable development goals”, to be held in Accra from 23rd – 25th October 2018

The forum will bring together senior officials from the miniseries of health, regional health experts, researchers and managers of training and research institutions, major local, regional and international NGOs, managers of private companies involved in the health sector, as well as partners within the region and beyond

Please find attached the key methodological tools for your perusal and do visit HERE for the detailed abstract submission and presentation guidelines. 

Applicants are requested to submit their abstracts together with the completed abstract registration form   to HERE  not later than August 01, 2018.  

This portal will be open for submissions effective 21st May 2018. 

For any further clarification, please contact


7th - 9th November 2018

Izmir, Turkey

1st International Midwifery Education and Research Development Congress

Izmi Turkey midwifery education congress

The 1st International Midwifery Training and Research Development Congress organized by the Association of Education and Research Development in Midwifery (AERDM) in cooperation with Ege University Health Sciences Faculty Midwifery Department. 

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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