Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture

[sponsored by the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation]
  1. The Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture will be held during each Congress of the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
  2. The Lecture will normally be given as the first Plenary Lecture of the specific scientific or clinical area chosen. The subject of the Lecture shall be pertinent to the science and art of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, with emphasis on Gynaecological Cancer and Endocrinology which were particular interests of the late Professor Hsu.
  3. The Selection Committee shall comprise the President of the Federation; Chairman of the Journal Committee of the Federation; and a Representative of the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation. The Committee shall identify an outstanding individual to be the Lecturer from among the nominations received from national societies.
  4. The invitation shall be extended to the Lecturer, in writing, by the President of the Federation. It should be made clear that the Lecturer may choose whatever subject he or she wishes, pertinent to the scientific or clinical subject chosen by the Federation. A list of past lecturers with lecture topics will be forwarded to the Lecturer. The Secretary-General of the Federation shall notify the Chairman of the Congress Organising Committee on the acceptance of the role of the Lecturer.
  5. The invitation to deliver the Memorial Lecture shall normally be made at least 18 months prior to the Congress.
  6. The President of the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology shall preside at the Memorial Lecture and shall introduce the Lecturer.
  7. A vote of thanks to the Lecturer shall be made by the Chairman of the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation or his/her nominee.
  8. The Lecturer shall be provided with a business-class return airfare from the country of origin to the Congress venue and accommodation during the period of Congress at the Congress hotel. An honorarium of US$1,000 and a gold medal will be presented. The registration fee at the Congress will be waived for the Lecturer and his/her partner. They will be invited to the official Congress Dinner as Guests of the President of the Federation.
  9. The Lecturer shall be invited to submit the text of the Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture to the Chairman of the Journal Committee, for publication in a subsequent edition of The Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research.
  10. The Chairman of the Congress Organising Committee shall liaise with the Secretary-General of the Federation regarding the arrangements for the Memorial Lecture.

GUIDELINES to the Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecturer

[sponsored by the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation]
  1. The Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture will be held during each Congress of the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
  2. The Lecture will normally be given as the first Plenary Lecture of the specific scientific or clinical area chosen. The subject of the Lecture shall be pertinent to the science and art of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, with emphasis on Gynaecological Cancer and Endocrinology which were particular interests of the late Professor Hsu. The Lecturer may choose whatever subject he or she wishes, pertinent to the scientific or clinical subject chosen by the Federation. A list of past lecturers with lecture topics will be forwarded to the Lecturer.
  3. The President of the Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology shall preside at the Memorial Lecture and shall introduce the Lecturer.
  4. A vote of thanks to the Lecturer shall be made by the Chairman of the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation or his/her nominee.
  5. The Lecturer shall be provided with
    • a business-class return airfare from the country of origin to the Congress venue;
    • accommodation at the Congress hotel for the duration of the Congress;
    • an honorarium of US$1,000;
    • a gold medal;
    • waiver of registration fee at the Congress (and his/her partner). They will be invited to the official Congress Dinner as Guests of the President of the Federation.
  6. The Lecturer shall submit the text of the Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture to the Chairman of the Journal Committee, for publication in a subsequent edition of The Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research.