How to Read the Programme

Dear Midwives,

 

The 30th ICM Congress with its record-breaking number of abstract submissions brings a wide range of sessions of all types. This brief guide will help you to understand its structure and organization.

The detailed congress programme includes:

  • Daily Plenary Sessions with Keynote speakers
  • Scientific programme of  peer reviewed concurrent sessions including oral presentations, symposia and workshops
  • ICM Panels and Partner Panels
  • ICM Workshops and Partner Workshops

 

All sessions are scheduled to match the main topic of each day:

Saturday, 31 May

10:00 – 18:00 Registration
14:00 Voice of Midwives

Sunday, 1 June

09:00 – 18:00  
Registration
13:00 – 14:00 Multi faith celebration
15:00 – 17:30 Opening ceremony
18:00 – 21:30 Welcome reception and Exhibition opening

Monday, 2 June

  • Bridging midwifery and women’s health rights
  • Access: bridging the gap to improving care and outcomes for women and their families
09:00
Start of Congress day
09:00
Plenary session
10:30 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition area
11:00 Workshops or concurrent sessions
12:30 Lunch
 
- Exhibition and networking
 
- Sponsored satellite sessions
 
- Poster session (related to the day theme)
14:00 Workshops or concurrent sessions
15:30 Tea break and networking in Exhibition area
16:00 Symposia, workshop or concurrent sessions
17:30 End of Congress day

Tuesday, 3 June

  • Access: bridging the gap to improving care and outcomes for women and their families
09:00
Start of Congress day
09:00
Workshops or concurrent sessions
10:30 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition area
11:00 Plenary session
12:30 Lunch
 
- Exhibition and networking
 
- Sponsored satellite sessions
 
- Poster session (related to the day theme)
14:00 Workshops or concurrent sessions
15:30 Tea break and networking in Exhibition area
16:00 Symposia, workshop or concurrent sessions
17:30 End of Congress day

Wednesday, 4 June

  • Education: The bridge to midwifery and women’s autonomy

09:00

Start of Congress day
09:00
Workshops or concurrent sessions
10:30 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition area
11:00 Plenary session
12:30 Lunch
 
- Exhibition and networking
 
- Sponsored satellite sessions
 
- Poster session (related to the day theme)
14:00 Workshops or concurrent sessions
15:30 Tea break and networking in Exhibition area
16:00 Symposia, workshop or concurrent sessions
17:30 End of Congress day

Thursday, 5 June

  • Midwifery: bridging culture and practice
08:30 Start of Congress day
08:30 Workshops or concurrent sessions
10:00 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition area
10:30 Workshops or concurrent sessions
12:00 Lunch
 
- Exhibition and networking
 
- Sponsored satellite sessions
 
- Poster session (related to the day theme)
13:30 Plenary session
14:30 Closing ceremony
16:00 Congress ends

 

 

Congress time is subject to change and may begin up to 30 minutes earlier.

 

 

  • To see the programme in detail, please go to the Final Programme page. Click the session to see a detailed overview of scheduled presentations. To see the full abstract and the authors’ details click on the "orange squre" button by each presentation title.
     
  • Programme at a Glance is also available in PDF
     
  • We recommend you to visit the Congress Plenaries page and learn all details about this year's congress keynote speakers.
     
  • When scanning the programme you will find some workshops marked with *to be pre-booked note. Such workshops are to be pre-booked as the attendance is usually restricted to around 40 places. The pre-booking will be available here as of 26th February 2014.

 

Should you have any questions regarding the congress programme, please feel free to contact the congress secretariat at any time.


 

   
 
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