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18-21 JULY 2019 Setia SPICE Convention Centre, Penang, Malaysia
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18-21 JULY 2019 Setia Spice Convention Centre, Penang, Malaysia

Scientific Programme

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19th July 2019

Day 1 (Friday, 19 July 2019)

TimeTopicVenue
0745-0815 Coffee Conversation 1
Chairperson:  Dr Lavitha Sivapatham

Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
Prof Sonia Grover (Australia)
Function Room 1
Coffee Conversation 2
Chairperson: Dr Kannappan P./Dr Mohamed Hatta Mohamed Tarmizi

Reproductive Medicine
Dr Klaus Bühler(Germany) and Prof William S.B. Yeung (Hong Kong)
Function Room 2
Coffee Conversation 3
Chairperson: Dr Voon Hian Yan
 
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Prof Jon Hyett (Australia)
VIP 2
Coffee Conversation 4
Chairperson: Assoc Prof Sivakumar Balakrishnan
 
Operative Urogynaecology – Recurrent Prolapse
Dr Jennifer King (Australia)
Function Room 3
Coffee Conversation 5
Chairperson: Dr Suresh Kumarasamy

Gynaecological Oncology
Prof Emeritus Ikuo Konishi (Japan)
Function Room 4
   
0815-0830Opening and Welcome Address
Dr Eeson Sinthamoney (OGSM President)
Ballroom 3
   
0830-0900 President’s Lecture
Chairperson: Dr Harris Njoo Suharjono

Family Planning 2.0?
Dr Eeson Sinthamoney (Malaysia)
Ballroom 3
   
09000930 I.S. Puvan Memorial Lecture
Chairperson: Dr Raman  Subramaniam

Circulating DNA: New Understanding brings New Applications
Prof Dennis Lo (Hong Kong)
Ballroom 3
   
09301000 Plenary 1
Chairperson: Dr Harris Njoo Suharjono

Controversies in the Management of PCOS
Prof William Ledger (Australia)
Ballroom 3
1000-1030 Plenary 2
Chairperson: Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan

Broadening the Scope of First Trimester Risk Prediction of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Prof Jon Hyett (Australia)
Ballroom 3
   
1030-1100Coffee 
   
1100-1300 Symposium 1: High Risk Obstetrics
Chairperson: Dato’ Dr Bavanandan Naidu
Ballroom 1
1100-1120 S1.1 Prevention of Preterm Birth
Prof Tan Peng Chiong (Malaysia)
1120-1140 S1.2 Induction of Labour at 39 Weeks
Dr Tony Tan (Singapore)
1140-1200 S1.3 Lessons from the HAPO Trial
Prof Tam Wing Hung (Hong Kong)
1200-1220 S1.4 Screening for GBS in Malaysia – Are we Ready?
Dr Raman Subramaniam (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S1.5 Maternal Immunisation
Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A
   
1100-1300 Symposium 2: Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology
Chairperson: Dr Lavitha Sivapatham
Ballroom 2
1100-1120 S2.1 Transgender vs Gender Services – What is in a Name?
Prof Sonia Grover (Australia)
1120-1140 S2.2 Mental Health Needs of Gender Variant Patients
Ms Vizla Kumaresan (Malaysia)
1140-1200 S2.3 Islamic Perspective in the Management of Patients with Differences of Sexual Development (DSD)
Assoc Prof Ani Amelia Dato’ Zainuddin (Malaysia)
1200-1220 S2.4 Obstructed Menstrual Flow: Management Options
Prof Nur Azurah Abdul Ghani (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S2.5 Ovarian Cryopreservation: Is Malaysia Ready?
Dr Ana Vetriana Abd Wahab (Malaysia)
1240-1300 Q&A
   
1100-1300 Symposium 3: Early Pregnancy and Acute Gynaecology
Chairperson: Dr Patricia Lim Su-Lyn
Ballroom 3
1100-1120 S3.1 Recurrent Miscarriages: Current Concepts
Dr Serene Thain Pei Ting (Singapore)
1120-1140 S3.2 Detorsion of the Ovaries
Dr Mohamed Hatta Mohamed Tarmizi (Malaysia)
1140-1200 S3.3 Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy: An Evidence Based Approach
Dr Voon Hian Yan (Malaysia)
1200-1220 S3.4 Non Tubal Ectopic Pregnancies: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management
Prof Jamiyah Hassan (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S3.5 Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: A Revisit
Prof Emeritus Dato’ Dr Sivanesaratnam V. (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A
   
1100-1300 Symposium 4: Benign Gynaecology
Chairperson: Dr Ng Beng Kwang
Ballroom 4
1100-1120 S4.1 Vulval Conditions 
Dr Chew Ghee Kheng (Malaysia)
1120-1140 S4.2 Acute Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Non-Pregnant Patients
Dr Rohana Haththotuwa (Sri Lanka)
1140-1200 S4.3 Tubo-ovarian Abscesses: Diagnosis and Management
DrKannappan P. (Malaysia)
1200-1220 S4.4 Non-Surgical Management of Uterine Fibroids
Assoc Prof Mukhri Hamdan (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S4.5 Treatment of Endometriosis Associated Pain: The ESHRE Recommendations
Dr Mohamed Hatta Mohamed Tarmizi (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A  
   
1300-1415Abbott Lunch Symposium
Chairperson: Prof Jamiyah Hassan

Progesterone Supplementation for Pregnancy Loss: For or Against?

Assoc Prof Tan Thiam Chye (Singapore)

Optimizing Induction of Labour: A Holistic Approach
Adj Asst Prof Shephali Tagore (Singapore)
Ballroom 2
   
1300-1415Bayer Lunch Symposium
Chairperson: Dr Raman Subramaniam

Breaking the Endometriosis Cycle
Prof Khong Su Yen
Ballroom 3
   
1415-1615Symposium 5: Intrapartum Care
Chairperson: Dr Thaneemalai Jeganathan
Ballroom 1
1415-1435S5.1 Six is the New Four
Assoc Prof Devendra Kanagalingam (Singapore)
1435-1455S5.2 The Use and Abuse of Oxytocin
Dr Muralitharan Ganesalingam
1455-1515S5.3 Vaginal Breech Delivery: Does Maternal Position Matter?
Prof Zaleha Abdullah Mahdy (Malaysia)
1515-1535S5.4 Fetal Scalp Lactate: Is it Time?
Dr Tan Eng Loy (Singapore)
1535-1555S5.5 The Fourth Trimester
Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan (Malaysia)
1555-1615Q&A
   
1415-1615Symposium 6: Urogynaecology
Chairperson: Dr Aruku Naidu
Ballroom 2
1415-1435S6.1 Stress Urinary Incontinence – Current Thoughts
Assoc Prof  Lisa T. Prodigalidad (Philippines)
1435-1455S6.2 Management of Large and Recurrent Cystocoele
Dr Jennifer King (Australia)
1455-1515S6.3 Overactive Bladder – What are the Current Options in Management
Dr Bahiyah Abdullah (Malaysia)
1515-1535S6.4 Preventing Future Vault Prolapse during Vaginal Hysterectomy
Dr Anil G. Krishna Dass (Malaysia)
1535-1555S6.5 Vault Prolapse – What are the Options?
Prof Khong Su Yen (Malaysia)
1555-1615Q&A
   
1415-1615Symposium 7: Fetal Medicine
Chairperson: Dr Ravinderjit Kaur
Ballroom 3
1415-1435S7.1 Carrier Screening: Broadening Genomic Sequence in Clinical Practice
Prof Jon Hyett (Australia)
 
1435-1455S7.2 Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: An Evolving Anomaly
Dr T.P. Baskaran (Malaysia)
 
1455-1515S7.3 Management of Difficult Issues in Multiple Pregnancies
Dr Tony Tan (Singapore)
 
1515-1535S7.4 Fetal Infections: An Update
Dato Dr Bavanandan Naidu (Malaysia)
 
1535-1555S7.5 Should Steroid Cover be Extended Beyond 34 Weeks?
Prof Jon Hyett (Australia)
 
1555-1615Q&A  
   
1415-1615Symposium 8: Gynaecological Endoscopy
Chairperson: Dr Kannappan P.
Ballroom 4
1415-1435S8.1 Laparoscopic Tubal Reversal and Fimbriae Reconstruction
Dr Wan Ahmad Hazim Bin Wan Ghazali (Malaysia)
 
1435-1455S8.2 Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery in Gynaecology
Dr Sevellaraja S. (Malaysia)
 
1455-1515S8.3 High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Uterine Fibroids and Adenomyosis
Prof Lian Zhang (China)
 
1515-1535S8.4 Eight-year Experience of Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery in Gynaecology
Dr Hsuan Su (Taiwan)
 
1535-1555S8.5 Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy
Dr Dipak Limbachiya (India)
 
1555-1615Q&A  
   
1615-1645Tea 
   
1645-1715 Plenary 3
Chairperson: Dr Thaneemalai Jeganathan

Adolescent Reproductive Health in Asia Oceania: Window of Opportunity
Dr Ravi Chandran (AOFOG President)
Ballroom 2
   
1715-1745Plenary 4
Chairperson: Dr Muralitharan Ganesalingam

Towards Cervical Cancer Elimination in Malaysia: Program ROSE
Prof Woo Yin Ling (Malaysia)
Ballroom 2
   
1745-1815Enrichment Lecture 1
Chairperson: Dr Eeson Sinthamoney

TBC
YB Puan Hannah Yeoh (Malaysia)
Ballroom 3
   
1815 Opening CeremonyBallroom 3
   
1900Welcome ReceptionRooftop, Setia Spice

20th July 2019

Day 2 (Saturday, 20 July 2019)

TimeTopicVenue
0745-0830Coffee Conversation6
Chairperson: Dr Thaneemalai Jeganathan

CTG & Labour Ward Management
Prof Emeritus Sir Arulkumaran Sabaratnam(United Kingdom)
Function Room 1
Coffee Conversation7
Chairperson: Surinder Singh/Dr Mohan Raj Varutharajoo

Reproductive Medicine
Prof William Ledger (Australia) andAsst Prof David Chan Yiu Leung(Hong Kong)
Function Room 2
Coffee Conversation8
Chairperson: Prof Khong Su Yen

Stress Urinary Incontinence – Current Practice
Assoc Prof Lisa T. Prodigalidad (Philippines)
Function Room 3
Coffee Conversation9
Chairperson: Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan

Maternal Medicine
Dr Tan Lay Kok (Singapore)
Function Room 4
   
0830-0900Plenary 5
Chairperson: Assoc Prof Sivakumar Balakrishnan

Caesarean Section to Protect the Pelvic Floor – Does it Make Sense?
Dr Jennifer King (Australia)
Ballroom 3
   
09000930Singapore Lecture
Chairperson: Dr Eeson Sinthamoney

Advances in the Treatment of Early Endometrial Cancer
Assoc Prof Timothy Lim (OGSS President)
Ballroom 3
   
09301030Grand Rounds in O&G
Moderator: Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan

Faculty: Prof Emeritus Sir Arulkumaran Sabaratnam (United Kingdom), Dr Tan Lay Kok (Singapore), Prof Tam Wing Hung (Hong Kong),
Dr Nuzhat Aziz(India)
Ballroom 3
   
1030-1100Coffee 
   
1100-1300Symposium 9: Critical Care and Obstetric Emergencies
Chairperson: Dr T.P. Baskaran
Ballroom 1
1100-1120 S9.1 Activities of Japan Council for Implementation of Maternal  Emergency Life Support System (J-CIMELS)
Dr Koji Hashii (Japan)
1120-1140 S9.2 Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders:
Conservative or Non Conservative
Assoc Prof Devendra Kanagalingam (Singapore)
1140-1200 S9.3 Sepsis: The Hour One Bundle
Dr Tan Eng Loy (Singapore)
1200-1220 S9.4 Acute Onset Severe Hypertension: Oral or Parenteral?
Prof Zaleha Abdullah Mahdy (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S9.5 Fetal Considerations in a Critically Ill Parturient
Dr Nuzhat Aziz (India)
1240-1300Q&A
   
1100-1300Symposium 10: Reproductive Medicine
Chairperson: Dr Mohamed Hatta Mohamed Tarmizi
Ballroom 2
1100-1120 S10.1 The Unexpected Poor Embryo Quality – What should we do?
Dr Klaus Bühler (Germany)
1120-1140 S10.2 Fertility Preservation – Reality or just Wishful Thinking?
Prof William Ledger (Australia)
1140-1200 S10.3 What can the Semen Analysis Really tell us?
Asst Prof David Chan Yiu Leung (Hong Kong)
1200-1220 S10.4 What should we be telling our Patients about Egg Freezing?
Prof William S.B. Yeung(Hong Kong)
1220-1240 S10.5 Is there any Real Value in Sperm DNA Fragmentation Testing?
Asst Prof David Chan Yiu Leung(Hong Kong)
1240-1300 Q&A
   
1100-1300Symposium 11: Quality and Safety
Chairperson: Dr Shankar Sammanthamurthy
Ballroom 3
1100-1120 S11.1 Red Flags in Obstetrics
Dr Nuzhat Aziz (India)
1120-1140 S11.2 Robson’s Classification of Caesarean Sections: Why and how I use it?
Dr Tan Lay Kok (Singapore)
1140-1200 S11.3 Montgomery & Informed Consent: Implications to Practice
Prof Paul Fogarty (Malaysia)
1200-1220 S11.4 Simulation Training in Shoulder Dystocia
Dr Thaneemalai Jeganathan (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S11.5 Evidence Based Medicine or Medicine Based Evidence
Prof Dato’ Dr Sivalingam N. (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A
   
1100-1300Symposium 12: Gynae-Oncology
Chairperson: Datuk Dr Abdul Aziz Yahya
Ballroom 4
1100-1120 S12.1 HPV Vaccination in Special Populations
Dr Suresh Kumarasamy (Malaysia)
1120-1140 S12.2 Glandular Abnormalities of the Cervix: Colposcopic Features and Management
Dr Quek Swee Chong (Singapore)
1140-1200 S12.3 Precision Medicine in Gynaecological Oncology
Prof Emeritus Ikuo Konishi (Japan)
1200-1220 S12.4 Screening and Prevention of Ovarian Cancer
Prof Mikio Mikami (Japan)
1220-1240 S12.5 Cytoreductive Surgery and Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Gynaecological Malignancies
Prof Khong Tak Loon (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A  
   
1300-1415MSD Lunch Symposium
HPV Disease Prevention – From Vaccine to Vaccination
Chairperson: Dr Quek Swee Chong

HPV Diseases – Is Malaysia Different From Rest of World?
Prof Woo Yin Ling

HPV Vaccination – How to Address Key Barriers?
Dr Quek Swee Chong
Ballroom 1
   
1300-1415Zuellig PharmaLunch Symposium
Long-term Intermittent Therapy for Uterine Fibroids
Chairperson: Prof Jamiyah Hassan

Lecture 1: A Long Term Intermittent Medical Treatment
Dr Raman Subramaniam

Lecture 2: Non Invasive Treatment
Dr Raman Subramaniam

Lecture 3: Surgical Intervention
Dato’ DrBalanathan K.
Ballroom 2
   
1300-1415Sanofi Lunch Symposium
Expert Group Discussion: Thrombosis and Pregnancy
Chairperson: Dr Harris Njoo Suharjono

Topic 1: Thrombosis and Pregnancy – The Current State of the Art
Prof Lee Lai Heng (Singapore)

Topic 2: Panel Discussion on Clinical Case Scenarios related to Thrombosis and Pregnancy
Moderator:        Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan (Malaysia)
Panelist:             Prof Tam Wing Hung (Hong Kong)
                         Prof Lee Lai Heng (Singapore)
                         Dr Harris Njoo Suharjono (Malaysia)
Ballroom 3
   
1415-1500Oral Communications (Obstetrics)
Chairperson: Prof Dato’ Dr Sivalingam N.
Judges: Prof Dato’ Dr Sivalingam N. & Dr Tan Lay Kok
Ballroom 1
   
1415-1500Oral Communications (Gynaecology)
Chairperson: Prof Emeritus Dato’ Dr Sivanesaratnam V.
Judges: Prof Emeritus Dato’ Dr Sivanesaratnam V. & Assoc Prof Devendra Kanagalingam
Ballroom 2
   
1415-1500Video Communications
Chairperson: Prof Paul Fogarty
Judges: Prof Paul Fogarty & Assoc Prof Timothy Lim
Function Room 4
   
1415-1445Plenary 6
Chairperson: Dato’ Dr Balanathan K.

Management of Deep Infiltrative Endometriosis – Current Challenges
Dr Sevellaraja S. (Malaysia)
Ballroom 3
   
1445-1515Enrichment Lecture 2
Chairperson: Dr Thaneemalai Jeganathan

My Journey: The Road less Travelled 
Prof Emeritus Sir Arulkumaran Sabaratnam (United Kingdom)
Ballroom 3
   
1515OGSM AGM Function Room 10
(Mezzanine Floor)
   
1515-1700OGSM Challenge (Pre-finals)
Quizmaster: Dr Voon Hian Yan
Ballroom 4
1615Tea 
   
1900Gala Dinner Grand Ballroom, Equatorial Hotel

21st July 2019

Day 3 (Sunday, 21 July 2019)

TimeTopicVenue
0745-0815 Video Tutorial 1
Chairperson: Dato’ Dr Balanathan K.

Advanced Laparoscopy
Dr Sevellaraja S. (Malaysia) and Dr Dipak Limbachiya (India)
Function Room 1
Video Tutorial 2
Chairperson: Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan

Conjoint Twins
Dr T.P. Baskaran (Malaysia)
Function Room 2
Video Tutorial 3
Chairperson: Dr Ixora Kamisan Atan

Lap Sacrocolpopexy for Vaginal Vault Prolapse
Prof Khong Su Yen (Malaysia)
Function Room 3
Video Tutorials 4
Chairperson: Dato’ Dr Alex Mathews

Lympadenectomy for Gynaecological Cancers
Prof Mikio Mikami (Japan)
Function Room 4
OGSM & the Trainees 
Chairperson: Dr Loh Huey Wen

Dr Hoo Mei Lin (Malaysia)
VIP 2
   
0815-0915 OGSM’s Master Debator
Chairperson: Dr Ravi Chandran

Medical Malpractice Lawyers are the Marquee Villains  
Proponent: Prof Dato’ Dr Ravindran Jegasothy & Prof Jamiyah Hassan
Opponent: Mr P.S. Ranjan & Mr Dhinesh Bhaskaran
Ballroom 3
   
09150945 Plenary 7
Chairperson: Dr Tang Boon Nee

No Fault Compensation for Cerebral Palsy: Outcomes of a Social Experiment
Prof Shin Ushiro (Japan)
Ballroom 3
   
0945-1015Enrichment Lecture 3Ballroom 3
   
1015-1045College of O&G Lecture
Chairperson: Dr Michael Samy

Global Health Care for Women: Where do we Stand?
Prof Emeritus Sir Arulkumaran Sabaratnam (United Kingdom)
Ballroom 3
   
1045-1100Coffee 
   
1100-1300 Symposium 13: Maternal Medicine
Chairperson: Dr Ravinderjit Kaur
Ballroom 1
1100-1120 S13.1 The Obstetric Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Prof Tam Wing Hung (Hong Kong)
1120-1140 S13.2 Cardiac Diseases in Pregnancy: An Obstetrician’s Perspective
Dr Tan Lay Kok (Singapore)
1140-1200 S13.3 Perinatal Mental Health: The Forgotten Medicine
Dr Umi Adzlin Silim (Malaysia)
1200-1220 S13.4 Obstetric Cholestasis
Dr Serene Thain Pei Ting (Singapore)
1220-1240 S13.5 The Forgotten “M” in MFM
Dr Muniswaran Ganeshan (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A
   
1100-1300 Symposium 14: Advances in O&G
Chairperson: Dr Sharmina Kamal Shamsul Kamal
Ballroom 2
1100-1120 S14.1 Caesarean Scar Pregnancy: Issues in Diagnosis and Management
Assoc Prof Vincent Y.T. Cheung (Hong Kong)
1120-1140 S14.2 Definition and Assessment of Maternal Morbidity
Dr Nuzhat Aziz (India)
1140-1200 S14.3 Aesthetics in Urogynaecology
Dr Aruku Naidu (Malaysia)
1200-1220 S14.4 Global Surgery in 2030
Prof Paul Fogarty (Malaysia)
1220-1240 Best Obstetrics Oral Presentation
Best Gynaecology Oral Presentation
Best Video Presentation
1240-1300 Q&A
   
1100-1300 Symposium 15: Sexual and Reproductive Health
Chairperson: Assoc Prof Ani Amelia Dato’ Zainuddin
Ballroom 3
1100-1120 S15.1 Investing in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: The Way Forward
Dr John Teo Beng Ho (Malaysia)
1120-1140 S15.2 Sex and Sexuality: Do we need Educating?
Mr Victor Lam Hin Choong (Malaysia)
1140-1200 S15.3 The Predictable and Unexpected Challenges in providing Family Planning Clinical Services
Prof Sonia Grover (Australia)
1200-1220 S15.4 The Comeback of the PPIUD (Postpartum Intrauterine Device)
Dr Lavitha Sivapatham (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S15.5 U=U. HIV Undetectable=Untransmittable
Dr Suresh Kumar Chidambaram (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A
   
1100-1300 Symposium 16: Menopause
Chairperson: Dr Ng Beng Kwang
Ballroom 4
1100-1120 S16.1 Menopause Management: Evidence Based Medicine or Medicine Based Evidence
Dr Chua Yang (Singapore)
1120-1140 S16.2 Estrogen Protects the Brain
Dr Raman Subramaniam (Malaysia)
1140-1200 S16.3 Treatment Options for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Dr Chua Yang (Singapore)
1200-1220 S16.4 Premature Ovarian Failure
Prof Jamiyah Hassan (Malaysia)
1220-1240 S16.5 Heart, Strokes and VTE: MHT in Perspective
Dr Premitha Damodaran (Malaysia)
1240-1300Q&A  
   
1300-1415Lunch  
   
1300-1500OGSM Challenge (Grand Finale)
Quizmaster: Dr Goh Huay-yee
Ballroom 3
   
1500-1530Prize Presentations, Concluding Remarks & Close of CongressBallroom 3

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