Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

5-6 November 2020

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

The AEPU Annual Scientific Meeting is the main annual opportunity for CPD for early pregnancy professionals – doctors, nurse specialists, midwives, and sonographers. Delegates attend from most EPUs 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.

The conference will also include a dinner at the end of the first day (Thursday 5 November) at the Bristol Harbour Hotel – 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 full programme will be available here soon – check this page for updates.

Book your place

Registration will open shortly and earlybird discounts will be available. To be alerted as soon as registration opens, please email with the subject heading: AEPU 2020 registration alert.

Venue and discounted travel

The Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel is just one mile from Bristol Temple Meads railway station, less than 8 miles from Bristol airport, and close to Bristol’s shopping area, museums and attractions.

Where to stay

There is a range of accommodation close to the venue, as well as the conference venue itself. More information on booking accommodation will be available shortly.

Exhibit or sponsor

Opportunities are available to sponsor or exhibit at the conference – contact the conference organisers to discuss:

Profile Productions


T: 020 3725 5840

Call for abstracts 2020

Abstracts will be invited to be considered for presentation at the conference. The deadline for abstracts will be early September 2020. More information will be released shortly.


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

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


T: 020 3725 5840


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: T: 020 3725 5840  

Present your work - Call for abstracts

The call for abstracts has now closed and we were pleased to receive a good number of abstracts, all of high-quality. Authors have been informed of the decisions. If you submitted an abstract and have not heard from us please contact us at urgently.

Conference Dinner

Join us at the conference dinner on the evening of 5 November . Tickets are £35 and include a welcome drink and 3-course dinner. Add a ticket to your online conference registration or log back into your booking to buy a ticket. 

Why attend?

• The main annual opportunity for CPD for those working in early pregnancy.
• A packed and clinically-applicable programme.
• A mixture of keynote addresses, workshops, debates, and more.
• A panel of expert speakers.
• The opportunity to submit your work to be considered for presentation at the conference, with prizes for best presentations. 
• Lots of networking opportunities, including the conference dinner.

“Brilliant conference, relevant and timely updates, good for networking and able to gauge how our early pregnancy unit is doing. Always return full of ideas and excited for another year in early pregnancy care.”  2018 Delegate

“The two days were jam packed with varied and interesting subjects and speakers that have improved my knowledge and expertise to enhance my care for patients.”  2018 Delegate

We hope to see you in Bristol - The AEPU 2020 Organising Committee

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