The World Congress provides learners with a comprehensive and effective program in colposocopy and cervical precancer, along with the most up-to-date advances in the prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment of lower genital tract disorders, with an emphasis on standards for reducing the burden of cervical cancer globally. It is designed to improve medical knowledge, practice-based learning, patient outcomes, and/or systems-based practice.  The World Congress will bring leaders with unparalleled knowledge and an array of educational offerings focused on the needs of today’s colposcopist and cervical pathology professionals.

The World Congress is targeted to all who are interested in improving clinical outcomes of lower genital tract disorders — this includes health care providers from a variety of different disciplines including gynecologists, family physicians, gynecologic oncologists, pathologists, dermatologists who deal with vulvar conditions, advanced practice clinicians (e.g. nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, nurses, etc.), residency directors of obstetrics/gynecology and family medicine, epidemiologists and laboratory scientists.

International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (IFCPC)

IFCPC is a non-profit organisation.  It is a Federation of National Societies of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.   Its focus is on supporting National Societies, supporting Research and Training in Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and in trying to reduce the burden of Cervical Cancer globally.  At this time it has a particular emphasis on training in Low and Middle Income Countries.  The IFCPC holds a World Congress every three years and brings together global speakers in the field.   For more information about IFCPC educational events and resources visit

ASCCP, the Society for Lower Genital Tract Disorders

ASCCP is an interdisciplinary society for healthcare professionals including OBGYNs, oncologists, dermatologists, family practice physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives, researchers and more. Membership to the Society includes a free subscription to the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, weekly e-newsletters, reduced registration to educational courses and meetings and  access to online resources. For more information about the Society visit the website.

Late-Breaking Abstract Deadline: February 20 (12:00 Midnight, Eastern Time)

Late-breaking abstract submissions are for new research that has been completed since the early abstract submission deadline, which was November 7, 2016. All submissions will be considered for oral abstract presentations.

Abstract Submission is FREE.

Abstract Catgeories:

Basic Science
Cervical Cancer
HPV Diseases
HPV Screening and Management
HPV Vaccination
Vaginal Intraepithelial Lesions and Neoplasia
Vulvar Intraepithelial Lesions and Neoplasia
Vulvodynia and Vulvar Pain


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