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Public Forum

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Austria Center Vienna, Hall N1, First Floor

Welcome Message

The International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) will hold its 2018 IUGA Public Forum from 4:30-6:00pm on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in conjunction with World Continence Week.

Each year, IUGA holds a free forum, open to the residents of the local community hosting its annual meeting. The aim of the Public Forum is to empower women and advance their understanding of problems with the pelvic floor area, such as incontinence. This year, IUGA is pleased to present its Public Forum to residents of the greater Vienna area during its Annual Meeting, which runs from June 27-30. IUGA’s Annual Meeting will bring approximately 1,500 attendees who specialize in the fields of pelvic pain and female pelvic floor disorders to the Austria Center for education and training.

At the 2018 IUGA Public Forum, you will have the opportunity to hear from local experts in pelvic floor disorders. You will be surrounded by others just like yourself – those experiencing pelvic floor issues and looking for answers, those who want to learn how to prevent pelvic floor disorders in the first place, and caregivers – all in a safe environment where it is OK to ask the questions you have been too afraid or embarrassed to ask.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 IUGA Public Forum on Tuesday, June 26.

Olanrewaju Sorinola
Chair, IUGA Public Relations Committee


04:30 p.m. Registration
05:00 p.m. Welcome Olanrewaju Sorinola
World Continence Week Jacqueline Cahill
Childbirth and the Pelvic Floor Lothar C. Fuith
Pelvic Floor Training Made Easy Christine Stelzhammer
Incontinence – the Role of Nursing Gisele Schön
Old, but Continent Michael Rutkowski
When the Bowel is a Problem Michaela Lechner
05:50 p.m. Podium Discussion All

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