Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 – Glasgow – 7th and 8th November 2019 – Provisional Programme is now available

Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

The AEPU Annual Scientific Meeting is the main annual opportunity for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for early pregnancy professionals – doctors, nurse specialists, midwives, and sonographers. Delegates attend from most Early Pregnancy Units in the UK and overseas attendees are welcomed.

The programme includes keynote addresses on current and important themes, workshops, debates and more, as well as lots of opportunities for networking and the chance to present your own work in oral and poster sessions. Further information on the call for abstracts is below.

The conference will also include a dinner at the end of the first day (Thursday 7 November) details will be released shortly.

The programme

The conference will present the latest evidence-based practice to help you ensure you keep up-to-date in your clinical practice. Sessions will be led by a panel of leading expert speakers and cover current and relevant topics.

The provisional programme is now available and full programme will be available soon – check this page for updates.

Book your place

Click here to book your place online. Fees are frozen at earlybird rates until Monday 15 July.

Conference Dinner

Join us on the evening of Thursday 7 November at The Corinthian Club, Glasgow for the conference dinner and relax and network with your friends and colleagues over food and drinks. Tickets are £35 and include a welcome drink and 3-course meal. Add a ticket to your conference booking online.

Venue and Travel

The Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC) is an award-winning, dedicated conference venue in the heart of Glasgow’s vibrant city centre and conveniently placed for the railway stations, hotels, and local amenities. Click here for more details on travelling to the TIC.

Where to stay

Glasgow offers a wealth of accommodation to suit different budgets and preferential rates have been arranged for delegates at a number of local hotels. Click here to view and book hotels –

Exhibit or sponsor

Opportunities are available to sponsor or exhibit at the conference – download the sponsorship brochure here or contact the conference organisers to discuss a bespoke package:

Profile Productions, Boston House 69 – 75 Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 9JJ.

E: [email protected]

T: 020 3725 5840

Call for abstracts 2019

The AEPU 2019 Organising Committee would like to invite abstract submissions for this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting – to be considered for presentation as a poster or short oral paper.

Work should have been carried out in the last 18 months, be innovative, original and must demonstrate accepted good practice. All submissions on topics related to early pregnancy and acute gynaecology care will be accepted for review.

Prizes will be awarded and abstracts may be published online or in print.

How to prepare and submit your abstract (deadline 17:00, Friday 6 September 2019)

Abstract submission is open now. Please follow the instructions below and submit your abstract online. by 17:00 on Friday 6 September 2019:

  • Abstracts must be prepared following the formatting guidelines – please download the submission guidelines here and ensure your abstract adheres to them.
  • Click here to enter the submission site and enter all details requested (no later than 17:00 on Friday 6 September).
  • Decisions to authors will be by Thursday 19 September.

All presenting authors must have registered as delegates prior to submission of abstracts and the submission of an abstract serves as confirmation of the presenter’s availability to attend. If an accepted abstract cannot be presented at the conference, the conference organisers must be notified in writing at least one month ahead of the conference.

All abstracts will be acknowledged. If you have not received confirmation of receipt of your abstract with 7 days of submission, please contact the conference organisers at [email protected] or on +44 (0)20 3725 5840.

Reviewing and notification of decisions

The Scientific Committee will assess the submissions for relevance and originality. Submissions accepted for poster presentation will then be judged during the conference by members of the Scientific Committee and attended poster sessions will be an opportunity to give a brief summary of the work and discuss the findings.

Submissions accepted for oral presentation will be scheduled for presentation during the conference.

Authors will be informed whether their abstract has been accepted by email by 19 September 2019. This email will include further instructions for successful authors.

The decision of the Scientific Committee on the acceptance of the abstract is final.

Please contact Profile Productions if you have any queries regarding abstract submission: [email protected]

Submit your abstract here.


For further information on registration or queries about the conference in general, please contact the organisers:

Profile Productions, Boston House 69 – 75 Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 9JJ.

E: [email protected]

T: 020 3725 5840





Key dates:

AEPU 2019 is offering prizes for:

Prizes will be given to the best abstract submissions

2018 Sheffield

2017 Warwick

310 Delegates


2016 Cardiff


290 Delegates

Average 8.1/10 for meeting CPD requirements

Top sessions (voted by delegates): 

  • A Father’s Story
  • Lessons Learnt from Maternal Deaths in early Pregnancy
  • Second Trimester Pregnancy Loss
  • The New RCOG Hyperemesis and ectopic Pregnancy Guidelines


Link to: 2016 Meeting Talking Slides (I will provide the content for this link)


Conference Feedback (link back to where previously mentioned above)


2015 Newcastle


2014 Winchester