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ICS 1985, London

3rd - 6th September 1985

ICS 1985

Convenor: Stuart Stanton

Scientific Chair: Prof Tony Mundy

The meeting was held from 3 – 6 September 1985 at the Grosvenor Hotel. The social events were held in historic places making them most memorable. The Welcome Ceremony was held at the Commonwealth Institute, while the Gala Dinner was held at the historic Guildhall, London. These were unforgettable experiences.

Special features of the meeting included: the application of computers to the lower urinary tract, urethral sphincter EMG in women with urinary retention, and urethral electric conductance.

There were poster sessions which ran throughout the length of the conference and on the last day, 11/4 hours were devoted to reviewing all the posters.

The focus of the meeting included sessions on electrophysiology and other investigational techniques, basic science, psychology, interstitial cystitis, the elderly and treatment of incontinence.

At the Gala Dinner, Eric Glen, who demitted office at this meeting after serving as honorary Secretary for the first 15 years of the ICS, received a standing ovation and the gift of a splendid claret jug, and was awarded Honorary membership of the ICS.