The 2018 ESGE Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting will be held on November 22-25, 2018 in Shanghai. The theme of this year’s ESGE-AP Meeting is Polishing the Pearl: Exploring the Arts of Innovation. Towards this goal, the meeting is jointly presented by European Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (ESGE) and Shanghai Medical Association (SMA) and organized by Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University, Renji Hospital Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, First Maternity and Infant Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University and the International Peace Maternity & Child Health Hospital of China Welfare Institute. There will be live surgery, innovative discussions on popular academic concerns, GESEA hands-on training offered by ESGE and surgical skills competition. The congress encompasses three major areas, namely, gynecological oncology, endometriosis and adenomyosis, and general gynecological diseases (including urogynecologic disorder, female genital tract congenital anomalies and reproductive surgery as well as the updates on hysteroscopy and colposcopy). The latest theories and developments in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery will be shared and discussed. Providing a platform for gynecologists, gynecological oncologists and urogynecologists from all over the world to exchange ideas is primary object of the meeting.