Welcome Note

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We are delighted to invite you to take part in the conjoint meeting of the World Congress on Building Consensus out of Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI) & the XII Annual Meeting of the Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine (MSRM), taking place April 24-26, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain.
The COGI Congress was established to enable physicians to meet with outstanding experts in all Ob/Gyn fields, and be updated on the most pressing clinical questions and controversies in the field today. The goal of the COGI Congress is to reach actual and agreed-upon answers to some of these controversies, through evidence-based medicine.

The Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine is a scientific society working in the field of Human Reproduction, and mainly devoted to education.The Society is dedicated to the study of all aspects of Reproductive Medicine including the promotion of science and research in all aspects of human reproduction, the understanding of evidence-based practice between clinicians and the enhancement of communication between scientists interested in these subjects.

The COGI Congress & the MSRM Society & are thrilled to join forces in order to promote excellence in the field and aim to bridge gaps between the expansion of information and its implementation in clinical practice. International and local experts will share and compare experiences in stimulating and interactive debates. Allowing ample time for speaker-audience discussion, the Congress aims at reaching up-to-date and agreed-upon answers to ongoing debates even when proof is lacking, through evidence-based medicine and expert opinion.

The Congress will enable participants from all over the world to meet with outstanding world experts in various disciplines and to be updated on the most pressing issues facing clinicians today.

We look forward to welcoming you at this exciting scientific event in Barcelona!

A. Makrigiannakis
President of the Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine
P.N. Barri
Chairman of the Congress
Z. Shoham
COGI Chairman