This society was formed in 1988 as an important interest group
of the American Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM).
It has over 300 members from over 40 countries.
meets annually at the same time as the SMFM and plays an important
role in fostering educational links internationally and providing an
additional forum for delegates to present scientific endeavors to an
Due to an unprecedented demand for such a forum the ISPO decided
to extend its activities to include the organization of an
international scientific meeting outside of the USA every two-three
2014 Scientific Session will take place February 6, 2014, 5:30-7:30 pm
during the annual meeting of the SMFM in New Orleans, Louisiana,
United States. If you wish to submit abstracts (200 words), please
firstname.lastname@example.org by January 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm.
The first meeting was held in Athens, Greece in June 2000 and
was extremely successful with over 250 delegates attending.
The second meeting was in Adelaide, Australia in 2003 and it was
both a scientific and financial success.
The third meeting was
held in Dublin, Ireland on May 18-21, 2005.
The World Congress of Perinatal
Medicine was held in Florence, Italy on September 9-13, 2007.
meeting was held in Dallas, Texas, USA from January 28 to February
The 2009 meeting was held in San Diego, California on January 29.
The 9th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine took place in
Berlin, Germany, October 24–28, 2009.
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine meeting was held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, February 1-6, 2010
The 2010 ISPO
scientific meeting was held in Graz, Austria from February 26-27, 2010.
To join the ISPO, please use our