|Benefits of Membership|
Formed in 1951, the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) includes over 60 national societies from every continent committed to advancing scientific knowledge and clinical application in reproductive sciences.
Objectives of the IFFS:
MEMBERSHIP IN IFFS
IFFS members include those societies who have stated an interest in the clinical and research aspects of reproduction and fertility. Their organizational constitution must conform to the objectives of the Federation. Each member society must have a minimum of 40 individual members.
These may be defined at the time of the association and can be revised whenever needed by both Boards of Directors.
IFFS member societies have the opportunity to collaborate in any of the activities described below.
IFFS World Congress:Holding a world IFFS Congress is a major scientific, cultural and social event. The IFFS holds this important meeting every three years. Very successful world congresses have been held in the past in Europe, Asia, Africa, North & South America, and Australia. The next two World Congresses have been scheduled for 2013 in Boston, USA and 2016 in India.
IFFS International Symposium Series:Bringing science and practice home, the IFFS International Symposium Series focuses on topical areas of reproductive health relevant to regional concerns, presenting cutting edge research, contemporary review and topical debate.
IFFS Workshops:A workshop organized by IFFS is one where IFFS assumes full responsibility for the scientific program and controls all aspects of the workshop, including the budget.
A workshop held under the auspices of IFFS is organized by a member or associated society. The scientific program is prepared by the member or associated society and has full approval of the IFFS. It includes the participation of one or more invited speakers selected by the IFFS Education Committee.