ESHRE Campus symposiumStresa, Italy19, 20 & 21 April 2012
Organised by the ESHRE Special Interest Group Embryology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Task Force Basic Scientists in Reproductive Medicine
Regina Palace HotelStresa (VB)Italy
Giovanni Coticchio (Italy)Lucia De Santis (Italy)
Giovanni CoticchioBIOGENESI, Reproductive Medicine CentreIstituti Clinici ZucchiVia Zucchi 24 – 20052 Monza, ItalyEmail: email@example.com Tel +39 039 8383 314Tel +39 039 8383 466Fax +39 039 8383 369
Lucia De SantisIVF Unit, Scienze Natalità, H. S.RaffaeleUniversity Vita-SaluteVia Olgettina 60 - 20132 Milano, ItalyEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel +39 02 26434308
David Albertini (USA)John Carroll (United Kingdom)Giovanni Coticchio (Italy)Massimo De Felici (Italy)Francesca Duncan (USA) Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter (Germany)Tom Fleming (United Kingdom)Stephen Franks (United Kingdom)Robert Gilchrist (Australia)Stephen Hillier (United Kingdom)Ilpo Huhtaniemi (United Kingdom)Keith Jones (Australia)Sergio Ledda (Italy)Lisa Mehlmann (USA)Kelle Moley (USA)Carlos Plancha (Portugal)Wolf Reik (United Kingdom)Johan Smitz (Belgium)Roger Sturmey (United Kingdom)Evelyn Telfer (United Kingdom)Maurizio Zuccotti (Italy)
The course will include an extensive overview of major processes of oocyte and follicle formation and development. Particular emphasis will be given to mutual regulation between germinal and somatic compartments, the process of meiotic maturation and acquisition of developmental competence.
The course will provide participants with fundamental concepts of biology of germ cells, regulation of follicle growth at the primordial stage, endocrine and local regulation of follicle development, role of cumulus cells for the acquisition of oocyte competence, novel in vitro systems for oocyte growth and maturation, oocyte legacy for embryo development.
Clinical embryologists, basic scientists in reproductive biomedicine, IVF clinicians
All participantswere called upon to submit an abstract for oral presentation on Thursday, 19 April 2012 from 17:45 to 18:30. Maximum six abstracts will be selected to present the topic during 6 minutes, followed by a short discussion (3 minutes). The deadline for submission was 16 March 2012. The presenting author must register for the workshop.
ESHRE Central OfficeMeerstraat 601852 GrimbergenBelgiumTel: +32 (0)2 269 09 69Fax: +32 (0)2 269 56 00E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.eshre.eu
Giovanni CoticchioBIOGENESI, Reproductive Medicine CentreIstituti Clinici ZucchiVia Zucchi 24 – 20052 Monza, ItalyEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTel +39 039 8383 314Tel +39 039 8383 466Fax +39 039 8383 369
The official language of the course is English.
Registrations are only possible online here. Registrations are limited to 150 participants. For availability of places, please check the ESHRE Calendar.
The following fees exclusive Italian VAT (21%, 0% with Italian VAT number) apply:
Early registration (until 5 April 2012)
1. Members of ESHRE = 400 Euro2. Non-members of ESHRE = 450 Euro3. Student members of ESHRE = 200 Euro4. Student non-members of ESHRE* = 250 Euro
Onsite registration fees (from 5 April 2012 onwards)1. Members of ESHRE = 450 Euro2. Non-members of ESHRE = 500 Euro3. Student members of ESHRE = 250 Euro4. Student non-members of ESHRE* = 300 Euro
* “Student” applies to undergraduate, graduate and medical students, residents and post-doctoral research trainees. Registrations for students must be accompanied by a letter from the Head of the Department to prove their status. This letter has to be faxed to the ESHRE Central Office (+32 2 269 56 00) or sent by email (email@example.com).
Deadline early registration: 5 April 2012. Registrations can only be validated and confirmed when accompanied by payment. Please make sure ESHRE receives payment by this date. Only participants who register before this date, will receive a box with the course material. Participants registered after this date will receive the same course material, but without the box.
PLEASE NOTE! The preferred methods of payment are either by bank transfer or credit card. Cheques and bank drafts will not be accepted.
Registration fees 1, 2, 3, and 4 include:- Attendance to all sessions- Symposium syllabus- Lunch- Coffee breaks- Certificate of attendance
All cancellations should be made in writing. An administrative fee of 25 Euro will be charged for all cancellations. Cancellations received after 22 March 2012 will not be refunded.
Participants can only obtain a certificate of attendance after completing the online evaluation. After the course, ESHRE will send an email with an URL where to complete this evaluation.
Stresa 2012 was granted 13 Italian CME credits and 11 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
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A dinner in the Piccolo Lago where participants and speakers can network will be organized on Friday, 20 April at 20:00.
Stresa/Lake Maggiore is situated off the A26 motorway, 62 miles NW of Milan.
Cars can exit the motorway at "Carpugnino" and follow the signs down to Stresa. You will enter Stresa along Via Carducci (see map above) and to reach the lakefront simply turn right at the traffic lights into Via Duchessa di Genova.
By coach and coming from the north (Switzerland) you should exit at "Baveno" and follow the signs for Stresa (right at the roundabout) and you will enter Stresa along the lakeside road.
By coach and coming from Milan you can exit at "Arona" and follow the signs to Arona/Stresa along the lakeside road SS23.
Stresa is on the main line between Milan and Domodossola. The station is a 10 minute walk from the lakefront. Arriving from Milan the trains depart mainly from Milano Centrale station but also from Porto Garibaldi station. Train times can be found on the www.Trenitalia.com website.
Stresa is just 60 km from Milan Malpensa International Airport and transfer by car takes around 50 minutes. Alternatively you can catch a bus to Milano Centrale station and take the train to Stresa.
For Ryanair arrivals at Milan Bergamo Orio al Serio airport there are several shuttle buses that will take you to Milano Centrale station (Zani Viaggi and Autostradale) and from there you can take a train to Stresa or we can provide a transfer by car or minibus.
The officially appointed agency Nico Congressi can organize a shuttle service from the airports Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate to Stresa and back. For more information (time schedule, costs, etc.) please contact:
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Information about Stresa: http://www.visitstresa.com/