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Industry Supported Education

Wednesday, October 4 | Thursday, October 5 | Friday, October 6

PneumoLiner Containment Device Training

Times available throughout the week
Supported by Olympus

We are excited for Olympus to offer training on the PneumoLiner Containment Device during the AUGS Conference.  The Olympus Contained Tissue Extraction System combines the PneumoLiner,™ a first-of-its-kind containment device, with Olympus’ next-generation laparoscopic PK® Morcellator to provide certain patients a laparoscopic surgery option to avoid open hysterectomy and myomectomy for uterine fibroid removal. Please note, the qualification criteria for attending this event is:

  •  You are an advanced GYN laparoscopist who has performed at least 12 major laparoscopic cases in the last three (3) months

Additionally, it is recommended:

  • Your facility currently has an Olympus EPF-1 generator system with the latest software to perform morcellation with the next generation PK Morcellator
  • Your facility currently allows morcellation in appropriate, low risk patients

We recommend advanced Registration for this 1.5 hour training in order for you to select the time of day that works best for you.  Please use the provided "Register Here" link for this purpose. 


Wednesday, October 4 


The Future of Treating Moderate to Severe Dyspareunia: A New, Locally Administered Treatment for Moderate to Severe Dyspareunia Due to Menopause.

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Supported by AMAG 

The Future of Treating Dyspareunia: Understanding the science behind the treatment of dyspareunia, a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy, due to menopause. This presentation will focus on disease state background, the unmet needs in treating dyspareunia and will review safety and efficacy data for a recently FDA-approved therapy to treat moderate to severe dyspareunia.


Thursday, October 5

The Use of Multimodal Analgesia to Reduce Opioid Use in Urogynecological Procedures

6:30 am - 7:30 am | Room 552
Supported by Pacira 

Faculty: Javier D. Lasala, MD; Catrina Crisp, MD

Improving your Efficiency: New Digital Resources to Address Physician Needs 

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Room 555
Supported by Boston Scientific 

Faculty: Peter Rosenblatt MD, FACOG, FPMRS, Mount Auburn Hospital 


Friday, October 6

Laser Applications in Vaginal Health Specifically Related to GSM, SUI, and Atrophy

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Room 555
Supported by Alma Lasers

Faculty: Dr. G. Willy Davila, MD, Chairman, Department of Gynecology, Head of the Section of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida; Dr. Yona Tadir, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, University of California Irvine; Yair Leopold, VP of Alma Lasers Surgical

Our panel of expert will present an in-depth overview of Laser Applications in Vaginal health.  This presentation will provide participants information specifically related to: Laser physics with clinical relevance to vaginal health and GSM; Laser Tissue Interaction; an overview of Alma Lasers FemiLift/Pixel CO2 Technology; and FemiLift/Pixel CO2 clinical study results presented by Dr. G. Willy Davila, MD. 

Single-Incision Slings:  Data, Barriers and the Patient Experience

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Room 552
Supported by Coloplast

Faculty: Mickey Karram, M.D. (Cincinnati, Ohio), Prof. dr. Jan-Paul Roovers (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Single-Incision Slings (SIS), including Altis® from Coloplast, have now been available for years.  Join us as Dr. Karram and Professor Roovers share their insight about clinical data; their experience with SIS slings versus retropubic and other approaches; their opinions about the patient’s experience, and other key considerations and observations.