15th Annual Meeting of Pan Arab Continence Society

  • Application by Alex Digesu
  • February 7-9, 2019
  • Cairo, Egypt



Cairo, one of the largest city in Africa, the largest in the Middle East, and the 15th-largest in the world, hosted the 15th Annual Meeting of the Pan Arab Continence Society (PACS), from February 7th to February 9th 2019. It took place in the beautiful JW Mariott hotel, a five-star, award-winning hotel and a strategic venue located on Heliopolis district.

Overall 185 participants from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Sudan, Oman, Turkey and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia attended the meeting.

A total of 10 other international professional societies in the field of functional urology and urogynaecology were also involved with state of the art lectures such as IUGA, AUA, EAU, ICS, INUS, SIU, CAU, TCS, EUS, ESURS. PACS this year saw the participation of more than 40 International speakers with high quality lectures in the field of Voiding Dysfunction, Neurourology, both Female and Incontinence, BPH, Prostate Cancer, LUTS, Erectile Dysfunction and paediatric urology.

A total of 6 workshops were included in the program that covered laparoscopy, urodynamics and physiotherapy.

The meeting started on Thursday 7th of February with a morning session of live surgery followed by hands-on workshops on laparoscopy in urogynaecology, urodynamics and physiotherapy. Pelvic trainers, simulators and case based discussions were used.

The Welcome Reception took place on Thursday evening. Professor Sherif Mourad (PACS President) and Riyad Al Mousa (PACS General Secretary) hosts extended a truly traditional welcome with delicious, typical Egyptian food. The gala dinner was held in the spectacular JW Marriott’s Mirage City Golf Club Restaurant, an oasis of tranquility carved out of Cairo, a well-known destination as one of the most rewarding golf resort experiences in the Middle East.

The 15th Annual Meeting of the PACS, was once again a unique opportunity to network with incontinence experts from around the world including urologists, neurourologists, urogynaecologists, gastroenterologists, geriatricians, paediatricians, engineers, physiotherapists, nurses and continence advisors. Delegates had the chance to discuss the latest medical and scientific developments and hot topics in the field of incontinence and attend state-of-the-art lectures by international speakers, with round tables, point counterpoint discussions and an extensive range of educational courses and hands on practical workshops.