Taking place prior to the main program, pre-Congress courses allow attendees to explore a particular subject area in more detail and depth.

Three pre-Congress courses will be held on Sunday 15 October. ISUOG is collaborating with partners to deliver the latest insights into the selected topics to attendees. Registration for these courses is now available for delegates to add-on while registering for Congress. To register, please visit this page.
Please note that the fee for these courses is separate to the main Congress fee and must be purchased as an add-on during the registration process. There are limited spaces available so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Read more about each of our pre-Congress courses below:

Ovarian masses and endometriosis

Gynecology course
Enhance your Congress experience by joining us for this in-depth course exploring IOTA, Adnexal Masses and Endometriosis. This course will bring together leading international faculty and provide a comprehensive overview of practice from around the world today and where the field is heading in the future. 
Sunday 15th October 2023 (09:00 – 17:00)
Location: Grand Ballroom 101 & 102, COEX Centre
Course chairs: Thierry van den Bosch and Srdjan Saso
Morning sessions:
IOTA and the classification of ovarian pathology
  • The IOTA ADNEX model
  • Imaging in gynecology
  • Ovarian masses
Afternoon sessions:
Using ultrasound to scan women with possible Endometriosis with a focus on DE
  • The IDEA consensus
  • Ultrasound diagnosis of endometriosis and adenomyosis

Ultrasound meets genomics in reproductive care

Genomics course
During this one-day course you will receive a full view of genomics and it’s relevance for ultrasound professionals. You will hear directly from leading researchers in the area with in depth lecture and discussions that will enhance your knowledge and inspire you with new ideas ahead of the Congress.
Sunday 15th October 2023 (09:00 – 17:00)
Location: Grand Ballroom 104 & 105, COEX Centre
Course chairs: Fabricio da Silva Costa, Francesca Grati and Britton Rink
Morning sessions:
  • Integrating imaging and genomics for prenatal diagnosis
  • CfDNA application in prenatal diagnosis and beyond
Afternoon sessions:
  • Reproductive Genomics
  • Emerging applications in genomic screening

Using ultrasound to get at the crux of the matter: fetal brain and heart

Obstetrics course
This course will include a half-day on each of fetal heart and fetal brain. Led by experts in the field it will guide you through everything you need to know on the topic as well as the latest cutting edge developments. With an in-depth focus on heart and brain this course perfectly complements the 2023 Congress program.
Sunday 15th October 2023 (09:00 – 17:00)
Location: Grand Ballroom 103, COEX Centre
Course Chairs: Helen Feltovich, Tullio Ghi, Karina Haratz and Magda Sanz Cortes
Morning sessions:
Fetal brain: a comprehensive overview
  • Posterior fossa assessment
  • Corpus callosum and midline anomalies                          
Afternoon sessions:
Fetal heart: a comprehensive overview
  • Prenatal to postnatal: diagnosis and management of congenital heart defects
  • Fetal echo and beyond


Please note that the above information is provisional and subject to change. Please keep up-to-date via this page. If you are having trouble registering for any of these courses, please contact [email protected].