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The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine is thrilled to announce it will host its first global congress 25 – 28 September 2024 in Rome, Italy, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. The congress is centered on clinical best practices and the latest research across the globe, with a specific focus on the maternal aspect of maternal-fetal medicine.

The SMFM Global Congress will offer a diverse range of activities such as pre-congress courses, invited lecturers, poster presentations, networking and exhibiting opportunities, and industry learning sessions.

Now Accepting Abstracts

We invite you to submit an abstract for the 2024 SMFM Global Congress!

The SMFM Global Congress is a unique opportunity to share your research with a global audience of experts and connect with colleagues worldwide.

Abstracts can be submitted in various categories, including infectious disease, clinical research, quality improvement, ultrasound, and genetics. Abstract submitters are encouraged to carefully review the Global Congress Abstract Submission Brochure, where they will find submission guidelines, tips, and rules about the submission process. 

The deadline to submit your abstract through the Global Congress submission site is Wednesday, 17 April, at 5:00 PM ET / 17:00 CET.


Submit an Abstract

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Abstract Submission Site Opens: Wednesday, 21 February 2024
  • Global Congress Registration Opens: Spring 2024
  • Abstracts Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 17 April 2024 (17:00 / 5:00 PM ET)
  • Primary Authors Abstract Notifications: Wednesday, 29, May 2024
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Opens: Friday, 7 June 2024
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 10 July 2024 (17:00 / 5:00 PM ET)
  • Primary Authors Late-Breaking Notifications: Wednesday, 31, July 2024

Questions about the Global Congress? Please email us.

2023 - 2026 SMFM Global Congress Steering Committee
Dr. Joseph (Joey) Biggio, Jr., Global Congress Steering Committee Chair (New Orleans, LA – USA)
Dr. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, Global Congress Steering Committee Advisor/SMFM President (La Jolla, CA – USA)
Dr. Alan Tita (Birmingham, AL – USA)
Alana Mallory (Staff Liaison, Director, Global Events and Strategic Initiatives, SMFM)
Kasey McNeil (Staff Liaison, Sr. Director, Corporate Relations, SMFM)
Nneka St. Gerard (Chief Program Officer, SMFM)
Christina Wurster (CEO, SMFM)

2024 SMFM Global Congress Planning Committee
Dr. Daniele Di Mascio, Local Arrangements Chair (Rome, IT – Italy) 
Dr. Vincenzo Berghella (Italy, based in Philadelphia, PA – USA)
Dr. Bo Jacobsson (Gothenburg, SE – Sweden)
Dr. Martijn Oudijk (Amsterdam, NL – Netherlands)
Dr. Aris Papageorghiou (London, ENG – UK)
Dr. Hen Sela (Israel, IL – Israel)
Dr. Yves Ville (Paris, FR – France)

Global Congress Advisors
Dr. Anthony (Tony) Sciscione, SMFM Immediate Past President (Newark, DE – USA)
Dr. Joanne Stone, SMFM Past President (New York, NY – USA)