Placenta-related upcoming and previous meetings are listed here:

Upcoming Meetings

  • ISSHP, Aug 28th – Sep 1st, 2022, Montpellier, France

Dear Friends and Colleagues! The International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP) congress will be held in hybrid mode, however, if you can be physically present, in the nice, sunny city of Montpellier, then it will be a renewed occasion to discuss directly the topics that we are eager to advance.

On this occasion, we wish to evaulate a novel “bottom-up” way of building the scientific program. The idea is that those who are motivated to contribute to this congress will email a title (about 10 words) and 5-6 keywords about the topic to the submission website ( or to

This will help us to identify the storngest topics. If this is a success, the local scientific committee wil build a program from these replies, attempting to give maximal importance to the most exciting scientific questions. We expect your answer by November 22, 2021.

We hope hat the new method will meet with a huge success. It would allow the participants to acquire the most thrilling inforamtion about the most recent progress on Hypertensive Pregnancies.

  • 18th EPG Meeting – 23rd-25th Nov 2022. Jouy en Josas, France

The 18th European Placenta Group (EPG) meeting will take place both online and in person in Jouy en Josas, France, jointly as a regional meeting for the International Federation of Placental Associations. EPG gathers scientists working on all aspects of mammalian placentas, in humans and animals.

Major topics:

Placental development, in vitro/ex-vivo placental models,  placental physiology and placental dysfunction in humans and animals.

IFPA prizes:

Based on abstract submission and/or presentation, IFPA prizes will be awarded to Early Stage Researchers (any stage researcher up 3 years post-PhD).

Registration fees:

Free for EPG members

50€ for non-EPG members

Call for abstracts:

Information on registration and call for abstracts will be posted very soon.

Previous Meetings

  • IFPA@SRI – Mar 15th 2022. Denver, Colorado, USA.

IFPA Conference Day at the 2022 Society of Reproductive Investigation (SRI) meeting in Denver.  This conference was organized by the Placenta Association of the Americas (PAA) with the agreement and support of the IFPA Executive and SRI Council.

  • GfP (Groupe de la francophonie placentaire), Sep 2021. Nantes, France

In line with previous GfP Meetings, this conference with the theme “My mother, my placenta, and me” aimed to encourage and facilitate international French-speaking collaborations concerning research on the placenta and associated obstetrical conditions.

  • IFPA/EPG Meeting – Aug/Sept 2021. Amsterdam, Netherlands – virtual.

Fantastic online meeting, thank you very much, Marie Van Dijk!