We are excited to share the first issue of the 12th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium Newsletter. This issue will bring you up to date with the latest developments on the event including: a welcome note from the WIOMSA President, what to expect on the programme, summaries and invitations to special sessions and mini-symposia, keynote presentations and much more. We hope you enjoy reading the Newsletter. Please send your highlights, stories and updates for the next issue to email@example.com. The Symposium Newsletter is available for download here.