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IFPA 2024

The 2024 IFPA meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada from September 2-6. The venue is the Doubletree by Hilton, Montreal. Abstract submission and registration open January 8, 2024. Registration before June 2, 2024 is US$800 for the standard and US$360 for new investigators. For more details, please visit the IFPA 2024 website. ABSTRACT DEADLINE IS APRIL 2, 2024.

In view of the high cost to attend IFPA 2024 for international participants, IFPA is pleased to announce special awards (up to US$1000) for IFPA investigators from low income countries (see to attend the meeting in Montreal. The criteria for eligibility are (1) being an established investigator (not trainee) and (2) (co-)authorship of at least one abstract. Additional criteria used for selecting awardees include previous involvement in IFPA and/or placental research, justification of the need and scientific excellence

Please send your application to Professor Hirotaka Nishi ( by May 1, 2024 including the title of your abstract(s), a resumé/CV (2 pages), a letter (1 page) explaining your involvement in placental research and IFPA and a justified budget plan

Important: Success of an application will require an accepted abstract. If an applicant’s abstract is not accepted, the application will be turned down. Notification will be sent after May 15, 2024. Registration must take place by June 2, 2024. Payment will be made after registration

IFPA 2023 Montreal

IFPA 2025

The IFPA meeting in 2025 will be held September 17-20, 2025 in Erfurt, Germany. More to come!