Program - Friday, March 10

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March 10
Wednesday, March 8 Thursday, March 9 Saturday, March 11
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017 Hall TBC (In parallel)
07:00-08:00 National Study Group Session | Chinese Perinatal Society Study Group Chairperson: Huixia Yang
07:00-07:15 Implementing GDM diagnosis and care in China
Huixia Yang
  Host: Huixia Yang, Xinghui Liu
07:15-07:51 Lectures on Special topics (6mins/person)
  The association between early pregnancy lipid profiles and pregnancy outcomes
Chen Wang
  Early Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (EDoGDM) study: a protocol for a prospective, longitudinal cohort study
Bin Liu
  Relationship between HbA1c in Early Type 2 Diabetic Pregnancy and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Yilin Song
  Peptidome profiling of umbilical cord blood plasma for prediction of childhood obesity in offspring of women with gestational diabetes
Zhonghua Shi
  Positive Correlation between Enhanced Expression of TLR4/MyD88/NF-κB with Insulin Resistance in Placentae of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Hui Feng
  Gestational Diabetes Mellitus—Summary of the management
Yang Mi
  Host: Zilian Wang, Yuyan Ma
07:51-08:00 Discussion: Huixia Yang, Zilian Wang, Xinghui Liu, Yuyan Ma, Ling Fan, Hongjuan Ding

  Hall TBC (In parallel)
07:00-08:00 National Study Group Session | Israeli Study Group 2
Chairperson: Prof. Ariel Many and Irit Poraz
  Gestational diabetes, 1 pathological value loading OGTT – Yes / No?
  Yes: Prof. Yariv Yogev
  No: Dr. Maslovich
  Omega-3 treatment in pregnancy – Yes / No?
  Yes: Miss Tamar Harel
  No: Dr. Michal Gilon
  Glucose probability and adverse pregnancy outcomes
Tali Cukierman-Yaffe

  Hall TBC (In parallel)
07:00-08:00 National Study Group Session | Middle Eastern Diabetic Study Group (GCC)
  The magnitude of DIP in the GCC Region
Dr Mohamed Bashir
  Fetal consequences of Diabetes in pregnancy
Professor Ahmed Badreledeen
  Research Priorities in the GCC region
Professor Justin Konje
  Multidisciplinary teams for a better outcome and clinical networks – All

  Hall TBC (In parallel)
07:00-08:00 National Study Group Session | Polish Gynecological Society Study Group
  Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy and gestational diabetes; where is the connection?
Dorota Bomba-Opon
  Preeclampsia; new markers
Piotr Laudanski
  Fetal Mesenchymal Stem Cells - possible application in diabetes mellitus
Filip Dabrowski
  An Interplay between Obesity and Inflammation in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
┼╗aneta Kimber-Trojnar
  National study: Gestational diabetes mellitus - different treatment strategies
Miroslaw Wielgos / Dorota Bomba-Opon

   Hall G (In Parallel)
Despertar en Barcelona | Innovations in Diabetic Pregnancy
Chairpersons: TBA
Type 1 DM and fertility
Ana M Wagner, Spain
Bio-banking in diabetic pregnancy
Marina Ivanisevic, Croatia
Long term consequences of maternal obesity in offspring
Anita Morandi, Italy

   Hall A
08:00-09:00 Plenary Session 12 | Buenas Dias Barcelona | Opening Lectures | Innovations, Inventions and Winnovations in Maternal Fetal Medicine
Chairpersons: TBA
08:00-08:20 The M Lecture
Innovation in closed-loop and decision support systems-towards software prescription
Moshe Phillip, Israel
08:20-08:40 The F Lecture
Stillbirth: classification, investigation and prevention
Jason Gardosi, UK
08:40-09:00 The MF Lecture
The Cochrane collaboration contribution to perinatal medicine
Zarko Alfirevic, UK

 Hall A

Plenary Session 13 | The Genome and Perinatal Medicine
Chairpersons: Antoni Borrell, Spain and Jon Hyett, Australia
09:00-09-10 CfDNA screening for common chromosomal abnormalities in clinical practice
Jon Hyett, Australia
CfDNA screening in clinical practice and results of an updated metaanalysis
Maria del Mar Gil,Spain
09:30-09:50 CfDNA testing: technology and biology
Francesca Romana Grati, Italy
09:50-10:10 Microdeletion testing by cfDNA analysis
Maximilian Schmid, Austria
Genomic microarrays: current applications and perspectives
Antoni Borrell, Spain

10:30-11:00 Coffee and Refreshment Break
Breakout Sessions
Hall A (In Parallel)
Maternal Medicine 14A | Nutritional Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus "You Are What Your Mother Ate"
Chairpersons: Rosa Corcoy, Spain and TBA
11:00-11:20 FIGO GDM Nutrition Working Group
Ronald Ma, Hong Kong
11:20-11:40 The ILSI Expert Group on Nutritional Management
Eline Van Der Beek, The Netherlands
11:40-12:00 Mediterranean diet and diabetes: new insights
Jordi Salas Salvado, Spain
12:00-12:10 Innovations in Nutrition - The microbiom and GDM
12:10-12:20 Mediterranean diet and risk of GDM and abnormal glucose tolerance after GDM
12:20-12:30 The effect of Inositols on GDM
Rosario D’Anna, Italy

Hall B (In Parallel)
Maternal Medicine 14B | FIGO Working Group Initiatives - Towards Rio 2018
The next two year working plan
Chairpersons: TBA
Setting the scene
CN Purandare, India
CBET Committee
Mark Hanson, UK
Best practice:
Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy
Moshe Hod, Israel
Intrapartum fetal monitoring:
Diogo Ayre-de-Campos, Portugal
Hall C (In Parallel)
Maternal Medicine 14C | Pregnancy Induced Complications and the Omics
Chairpersons: TBA
PIF Path to Clinics – Implications for Pregnancy Induced Complications
Eytan Barnea, USA
Reflection of maternal nutrition in the 2nd trimester amniotic fluid metabolic profile (OMICS)
Apostolos Athanasiadis, 
Inositols in pregnancy. Maternal and short-term neonatal effects
Fabio Facchinetti, Italy
Adipokines and other "kines" - From prediction of the Great Obstetrical Syndromes to intervention
Amir Aviram, Israel
Maternal microbiome impact on fetal and infant microbial colonization and health
Maria Carmen Collado, Spain

Hall D (In Parallel)
Fetal Medicine 14D | Complicated Twin Pregnancy
Chairpersons: Yves Ville, France and TBA
Role and outcomes of multifetal pregnancy reduction:
Isaac Blickstein, Israel
Management of selective IUGR in monochorionic twins:
Jan Deprest, Belgium
Management of TTTS:
Yves Ville, France
Management of monochorionic twins in the end of pregnancy: Elective delivery and when?
Gerard Visser, the Netherlands
Hall E (In Parallel)
Fetal Medicine 14E | Echocardiography: Managing Findings of Uncertain Significance
Chairpersons: Dario Paladini, Italy and TBA
Discordant ventricular size/ great vessel size
Abnormally positioned heart
Dario Paladini, Italy
Ductus venous agenesis
Rabih Chaoui, Germany

Tricuspid regurgitation
Simcha Yagel, Israel
Pericardial effusion
Hall F (In Parallel)
Fetal Medicine 14F | Preterm labor: Biomarkers and Clinical Role of Inflammation and Infection
Chairpersons: Teresa Cobo, Spain and Marian Kacerovsky, Czech Republic
The role of microbiome in PTD and PROM
Marian Kacerovsky, Czech Republic
Are we looking for intra-amniotic inflammation or infection?
Teresa Cobo, Spain
Inflammatory pathophysiology underlying PTD and PROM
Marian Kacerovsky, Czech Republic
12:00-12:20 Non-invasive sampling of the intrauterine environment in women with PTL
Bo Jacobson, Sweden
Hall G (In Parallel)
Basic Science 14G | Innovations and Initiatives
Chairpersons: TBA
The role of sleep and the circadian clock on cardio metabolism
Eleanor M Scott, UK
A STRONG point of view on GDM
Angela Napoli, Italy
Microvesicles of the synctiotrophoblast and pre-eclampsia
Does endoplasmic reticulum stress in the placenta contribute to GDM development
Alternatively (if too expensive: miRNA expression, epigenetic regulation, and function in human placental diseases)
Daniel Vaiman, France
The placental metabalome in GDM
Erich Cosmi, Italy

  Hall H (In Parallel)
07:00-08:00 Session 14H | Pregnancy Complications Management; The Italy-Israeli Initiative
Chairpersons: Eran Hadar, Israel and Gorgio Mello, Italy
11:00-11:20 Anesthesia induced pregnancy complications: Sharon Orbach, Israel
11:20-11:40 Ambulatory GDM management in major Israeli HMOs Nutrition – Shelly Mashal, Israel, Maccabi Health Services
11:40-12:00 Lifestyle management: Physical exercise in women with GDM: rationale and preliminary results of a program of structured activity in water Matteo Bonomo, Italy
12:00-12:20 Nutri-genetics and GDM Esther Vitacolonna, Italy


Plenary Sessions
Hall A
Plenary Session 15 | Prediction, Prevention and Management of GDM and PET in the 1st Trimester
Chairpersons: Eduard Gratacos, Spain and TBA
12:30-12:48 Differences between early and late onset placental disease - implications for screening
Ahmet Baschat, USA
12:48-13:06 Not gestational and (mostly) not diabetes - how to approach Hyperglycemia in early pregnancy
David McIntyre, Australia
13:06-13:24 Can GDM be predicted and prevented?
John Hyett, Australia
13:24-13:36 Can PET be predicted and prevented?
Liona Poon, UK
13:36-13:54 TBA
13:54-14:00 Discussion
14:00-15:00 Lunch Break
Parallel Sessions
Hall A (In Parallel)
Maternal Session 16 | The Asia Pacific Experience: Learning from WDF Programs and the SAIDIP & Greater China Experience
Chairpersons: Moshe Hod, Israel and Anil Kapur, India
15:00-15:15 Overview of WDF Projects Globally
Anders Dejgaard, Denmark
15:15-15:30 Tribulationsand triumphs in implementing a national strategy for GDM screening diagnosisand care in SAIDIP - The WDF Initiative
Chandrika Wijeyaratne, Sri Lanka
15:30-15:45 WDFGDM Project Project in China
Huixia Yang, China
15:45-16:00 WDF GDM Project, Bangladesh
16:00-16:15 Experience sharing ofGDM -WDF Program Pakistan
Shabeen Naz Masood

16:15-16:30 Analysis of the cost-effectiveness of carrying out GDM screening in India
V. Balaji, India

Hall B (In Parallel)
Fetal Medicine Session 17 | Main Issues in Basic and Advanced Echocardiography
Chairpersons: Rabih Chaoui, Germany and TBA
Screening vs expert sonographic assessment of the fetal heart
Dario Paladini, Italy
Cardiac malformations in diabetic pregnancy: A large 30 years national survey
Nina Øyen,Denmark
Early echocardiography: indications and outcomes
Use and application of 3D/4D: demo + theoretical
Simcha Yagel, Israel
3D/4D Demo
Rabih Chaoui, Germany
16:30-17:00 Coffee and Refreshment Break and Poster Session
Plenary Session 18 | Practical Management of Labor & Delivery
Chairpersons: Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Portugal and Mirsolaw Wieglos, Poland
Maternal severe chronic illness - safe pregnancy? 
Jacky Nizard, France
17:20-17:40 Cesarean section in obese patients: what is different? 
Diogo Ayres-de-Campos, Portugal
Timing of delivery in pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes - new evidence from a large population based study  
Nir Melamed, Canada
Plenary Session 19 | Buenas Noces Barcelona | DIP MEETS SMFM - HOT TOPICS IN MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE
5 minutes & 5 slides
Chairpersons: Vincenzo Berghella, USA and Moshe Hod, Israel
Steroids for lung maturity after 34 weeks?
Mary D'Alton
Universal cervical length screening in low risk population
Vincenzo Berghella, USA
Hypothyroidism and IQ in offspring
Yoel Toledano, Israel
Controversies about progesterone treatment to prevent PTL
Bo Jacobson, Sweden
Prediction of GDM in the I trimester?
David McIntyre, Australia

Screening for PE and Aspirin in the first trimester, ready for universal application
Eduard Gratacos, Spain
Identification of the fetus at risk at term. Monochorionic twins: Amniopatch, treatment at stage
Francesc Figueras, Spain
Coordinators -take home message

Hypothyroidism and IQ in offspring