National organizations which offer conferences and annual meetings that cover interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome in depth, including offering courses, poster sessions and far thinking discussions. These are where the prominent IC researchers and clinicians gather to share their recent studies, discuss and debate diagnostic criteria and gather the latest information on diagnosis and treatment. We are fortunate that so many organizations do cover this complex topic!
American Urology Association (AUA) Annual Meeting
European Association of Urology (EAU) Annual Meeting
American College of OB/GYN (ACOG)
International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) – Two meetings per year
Society of Urological Nurses (SUNA) – Two meetings per year