The 15th European Congress on Menopause and Andropause will take place in Valencia, Spain, from 14 to 16 May 2025.

We look forward to meeting you in person in Valencia for the EMAS 2025 Congress.

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

  • Spanish-speaking sessions

  • Industry-sponsored sessions

may, 2024

Past EMAS Congresses

Florence, Italy

3-5 May 2023
8-10 Sept 2021


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

Madrid, Spain

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