The 14th European Congress on Menopause and Andropause will take place in Florence, Italy, from 3 – 5 May 2023.

We look forward to meeting you in person in Florence in 2023.

Key Figures:

  • 850+ healthcare professionals from 70+ countries

  • 3 days of scientific exchange

  • 50 scientific sessions

  • Debates, workshops, clinical cases, practical sessions EMAS School, Junior Mentorship Program

  • Italian-speaking sessions

  • Industry-sponsored sessions

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Past EMAS Congresses

Berlin, Germany

15-17 May 2019
22-24 May 2017

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Madrid, Spain

20-22 May 2015
28-31 Mar 2012

Greece, Athens

London, United Kingdom

16-20 May 2009
03-07 Jun 2006

Istanbul, Turkey

Bucharest, Romania

24-28 May 2003
01-05 Jul 2000

Copenhagen, Denmark

Vienna, Austria

09-12 Oct 1997
08-10 Sept 1995

Montreux, Switzerland

Spain Madrid

29-31 Oct 1992

EMAS Past symposia

8th Ηellenic Congress of Climacterium and Menopause, Athens, Greece, 13-14 December 2019

European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) symposium

Chairs: George Christodoulakos, Irene Lambrinoudaki

  • Ovarian freezing to delay menopause. Haitham Hamoda (UK)
  • Endometriosis before and after menopause. Ludwig Kiesel (Germany)
  • Management of peri- and postmenopausal uterine bleeding. Patrice Lopez (France)
Vienna Menopause Congress, Vienna, Austria, 5-7 December 2019

EMAS Session: The Menopause and the Brain

Moderation: I. Ceausu, M. Birkhäuser


  • M. Birkhäuser “Effects of various progestins on neuroendocrinological disorders, especially on mood”
  • M. Brincat “Aetiology and Treatment of Hot Flushes”
  • I. Ceausu “From the Brain to the Heart. Hot Flashes and Cardiovascular Risks”
  • M. van Trotsenburg “Sleeping disturbances under cross-sex hormonal treatment”

Congress program

18th World Congress of the International Academy of Human Reproduction. Dublin, Ireland, 3-6 April 2019

Menopause 4.0: managing woman’s health at midlife in the era of e-medicine Organized by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS)

Chairperson/s: John Stevenson , Irene Lambrinoudaki 


  • Blazej Meczekalski  How to predict and prevent the long-term risks of POI
  • Irene Lambrinoudaki  Androgen excess after the menopause, clinical consequences and personalized approach
  • John Stevenson  From risk stratification to risk reduction in postmenopausal cardiovascular medicine
Vienna Menopause Congress, Vienna, Austria, 6-8 December 2018

EMAS Session:  Menopausal hormone therapy revisited: Benefits beyond hot flushes

Moderation: Martin Birkhäuser, A.E. Schindler


  • Mark Brincat: Musculoskeletal and Intervertebral discs effects of the Menopause and of HRT
  • Martin Birkhäuser: Natural Menopausal Hormone Therapy – How? Which molecules?
  • Iuliana Ceausu: Pregnancy as a Predictor Factor of Future Women Health – Gestational Diabetes
  • Stavroula Paschou: Diabetes and the menopause 2

Vienna program 2018

MS: 16th World Congress on Menopause, Vancouver, Canada, 6-9 June 2018

EMAS Symposium:
Hormone therapy in menopause: Beyond hot flushes.

Chairs: Tommaso Simoncini, Peter Chedraui


  • Patrice Lopez: Management of perimenopausal bleeding.
  • Petra Stute: The impact of progesterone on weight and sleep.
  • John Stevenson: Primary prevention of CHD with HRT.
  • Herman Depypere: HRT and cognition: is there a place for primary prevention?
  • Alfred Mueck: Breast cancer during HRT – Experimental vs. clinical data.
17th World Congress Of the Academy of Human Reproduction, Rome, Italy, 15-18 March 2017

EMAS Session: Preventive approach for healthy aging: Hormones and beyond

Chairs: Irene Lambrinoudaki, Greece, Tommaso Simoncini


  • John Stevenson, UK: The True risks of HRT
  • Martin Birkauser, Switzerland: How to maintain good Quality of Life after menopausey
  • Tommaso Simoncini, Italy: The slippery border between VVA and urogenital dysfunction: between menopause and aging
  • Rosella Nappi, Italy: Revisiting androgen insufficiency in women: are we really in need of a replacement?
Vienna Menopause Congress, Vienna, Austria, 8-10 December 2016

EMAS Session: Management of menopause


  • Irene Lambrinoudaki: Diet and Lifestyle to prevent weight gain at menopause
  • Mark Brincat: Menopause transition in women and men
  • Petra Stute: Models of care for healthy aging women
8th Alice and Albert Netter Day with the European Society of Gynecology, Wroclaw, Poland, 20th-22nd October 2016

EMAS Symposium: The close integration of all European circles of gynecologists and endocrinologists

Chairs: Prof. Andrzej Milewicz, Prof. Mirosław Wielgoś, Prof. Błażej Męczekalski, Prof. Andrea Genazzani, Prof. Mariusz Zimmer


  • Schenker Josef (IL) – Future trends in human reproduction
  • Adamyan Leila (RO)– Reconstructive surgery in treatment of infertility
  • Andrea Genazzani (I) – Sex Steroids and Human Brain from differentiation to protection

Download full program here

15 World Congress on menopause, Prague, Czech Republic, 28 September – 1 October 2016

EMAS Symposium: Lifestyle and culture in the promotion of healthy aging

Chairs: Irene Lambrinoudaki, Florence Tremollieres


  • Alfred Mueck. Menopausal symptoms across cultures
  • Faustino Perez – Lopez. The Mediterranean lifestyle and longevity
  • Florence Tremollieres. Maintaining a healthy skeleton: beyond medication
  • Tommaso Simoncini. Personalized prevention and treatment strategies for a healthy pelvic floor aging
10th Athens Congress on Women’s Health and Disease, Athens, Greece. September 1-3, 2016

EMAS Symposium: Managing estrogen deficiency in the menopause

Chairs: Irene Lambrinoudaki, Serge Rozenberg, Dimitrios Goulis

  • Margaret Rees, UK, Lifestyle and menopausal symptoms
  • John Stevenson, UK, Prescribing menopausal hormone therapy according to cardiovascular risk
  • Serge Rozenberg, Belgium. Menopausal hormone therapy today: the safety of the breast.
  • Santiago Palacios, Spain. Prevention and management of osteoporosis: new strategies
FLASCYM Congress, 13-17 June 2016, Lima, Peru

EMAS Session: Management of menopause: unrecognized problems and new solutions

Chairs: Faustino Perez-Lopez, Juan Blumel


  • Juan Blumel: Premenopausal climacteric symptoms: diagnosis and management
  • Faustino Perez-Lopez: Endometriosis and menopause
  • Tommaso Simoncini: The pelvic floor across menopause and ageing
EBCOG Congress, 19-21 May 2016, Turin, Italy

Thursday 19 May 2016, 16:15 – 17:45 / North Foyer Hall

EMAS Session: New pathways for the management of menopause – related diseases

Chairs: Alessandra Graziottin (IT), Irene Lambrinoudaki (GR)


  • Mark Brincat (Malta): Hormone Prevention Therapy at the Menopause in the reduction of Breast Cancer
  • Johannes Bitzer (Switzerland): Menopausal transition for women and men-what is the challenge
  • Alessandra Graziottin (Italy): Joint pain after the menopause: how to address it
  • Stavros Athanasiou (Greece): Laser treatment for the genitourinary syndrome of menopause
Portuguese Society of Gynecology National Meeting, Evora, Portugal, 11-12 March 2016

EMAS representative: Iuliana Ceausu.
“Non-hormonal management of menopausal vasomotor symptoms”

EMAS Satellite Symposium ISGE Florence, Italy, 2-5 March 2016

Strategies for a healthy menopause

Chairs: Florence Tremollieres, Irene Lambrinoudaki


  • Blazej Meczekalski: Nutrition and eating disorders in aging women
  • Irene Lambrinoudaki: Exercise for disease prevention in menopause
  • John Stevenson: The true risks of menopausal hormone therapy
  • Peter Chedraui: Sexual dysfunction in middle aged women
Vienna Menopause Congress 2015

EMAS Session: Care for the aging woman

Chairs: Martin Birkhaeuser, Irene Lambrinoudaki


  • Iuliana Ceausu: Breast cancer screening: for whom and when
  • Irene Lambrinoudaki: Menopausal hormone therapy and the breast
  • Petra Stute: Ultra-low dose hormone therapy: options beyond the menopausal transition
  • Martin Birkhaeuser: Frailty and longevity