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Welcome Reception

Austria Center Vienna
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Included in registration fee

Help us kick off the start of the 43rd annual meeting by attending the Welcome Reception! Enjoy light refreshments and food while catching up with colleagues, connecting with new friends and interacting with exhibitors and sponsors.


Annual IUGA Gala Dinner

Festival Hall of the Vienna City Hall

Lichtenfelsgasse 2, Vienna – Feststiege 1

Friday, June 29, 2018
Ticket: € 125,00

Do not miss the Annual IUGA Gala Dinner at the beautiful Festival Hall of the Vienna City Hall. The City Hall is one of the most splendid amongst the numerous monumental buildings along Vienna’s Ringstrasse. Designed by Friedrich Schmidt, it was erected between 1872 and 1883. The architecture of the Ringstrasse is dominated by historicism. In historicism various stylistic elements of the past were combined into a style in its own right. Friedrich Schmidt however orientated himself just on one particular epoch. The City Hall was built in gothical style, with a tower similar to gothic cathedrals. Today the City Hall is the head office of Vienna’s municipal administration.


A walking tour of historic medicine in Vienna (fee will be donated to FIUGA) – organized by Wolfgang Umek and Karl Tamussino

Meeting Point: Spitalgasse 23, 9th district of Vienna in front of (across the street from the soccer field)
Saturday, June 30, 2018
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Ticket: € 20,00

Join us for a two-hour walk with an emphasis on OB/GYN. It will take us from the turn-of-the-century 1st & 2nd Departement of OB/GYN at Medical University Vienna (Schauta, Wertheim,…) across the premises of the first public hospital of Vienna to the real-life obstetrical-wax-models and Sigmund Freud´s medical office.
You will be guided by Wolfgang Umek, himself a practising OB/GYN with an interest in the history of medicine.