SESSION TYPES

SESSION TYPE DESCRIPTIONS

The ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting has session types to appeal to any learning style.  Choose the ones that are best for you or sample from among the wide variety.  Please note some session types require additional fees. Consult the Registration section and online planner for more information.

CLINICAL SEMINARS

These 45-minute sessions are interactive lectures on topics of special interest with a course director leading the discussion. There is no additional fee to attend these popular sessions; however, registration is required.

COLLOQUIA/CHAT/DEBATE/PANEL

Colloquia are keynote lectures held throughout each day of the scientific program. Many of the sessions will feature debates covering current and controversial topics. There is no additional fee to attend these popular sessions; however, registration is required.

CUTTING-EDGE TOPICS

This Cutting-Edge Topics session features a panel of presidents from subspecialty societies who will bring you up-to-date on the hot topics and current trends that have the most impact. There is no additional fee to attend this session; however, registration is required.

EDTALKS- NEW THIS YEAR!

An EdTalk is a 45-minute session comprised of three 10-minute segments. Each speaker presents a concise lecture about a topic that is relevant to Ob-Gyn health care professionals.  After each 10-minute lecture, a question/answer period follows to address questions from the audience. There is no additional fee to attend these sessions; however, registration is required.

FILM FESTIVAL

Film Festival presents a select number of films showcasing various procedures and research in the advancements of the field of obstetrics and gynecology over three sessions. There is no additional fee to attend these popular sessions; however, registration is required.

HANDS-ON COURSES

These 3 hour and courses provide a didactic and interactive (hands-on) component so participants can further immerse themselves in learning.Additional fee. Lunch is provided for 6 hour courses only.

INTERACTIVE ORAL PAPER/EPOSTER SESSIONS

New research is presented each year during ePoster sessions and oral paper presentations. ePoster sessions give attendees the opportunity to view posters in detail in an electronic format that is intended to be interactive, and promote more in-depth discussion between the authors and attendees.

LUNCH CONVERSATIONS

Enjoy stimulating, professional exchanges during lunch. Subjects of special interest will be the focus of these small group discussions. Each group is limited to 9 attendees in addition to the discussion leader.
Additional fee of $55.00

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

Clinically oriented 3 hour and 6 hour courses taught by leading experts in the field. Because learner participation is a valued part of each course, opportunities for interaction between participants and faculty are built into the program. Additional fee. Lunch is provided for 6 hour courses only.

SUBSPECIALTY COLLABORATIVE SESSIONS

These sessions are presented by subspecialty societies and are geared towards the practicing Ob-Gyn. There is no additional fee to attend these popular sessions; however, registration is required.

SURGICAL TUTORIALS

Surgical Tutorials will incorporate the use of slides, video, case-based formats, and interactive demonstrations. There is no additional fee to attend these popular sessions; however, registration is required.

TRIFECTA CLINICAL SEMINARS

Three clinical seminars are presented in one room on a similar topic.  Attendees have the opportunity to listen to one on a special headset and watch all three. This session is open to all meeting registrants; however, registration is required.

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