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Thursday 23 February 2017

07:30 - 08:00
Welcome coffee

08:00 - 10:00
Chairmen
Chairmen
Kersti Lundin, Sweden
Owen Davis, U.S.A.

08:00 - 08:30
CUTTING EDGE
08:00 - 08:30
Ovarian imaging and hippo signaling
Aaron J.W. Hsueh, U.S.A.

08:30 - 09:30
DEBATE 1: Is there scientific evidence for boosting mitochondrial function in oocytes?
08:30 - 09:00
Yes
Robert F. Casper, Canada
09:00 - 09:30
No
Jonathan Van Blerkom, U.S.A.

09:30 - 10:00
PLENARY LECTURE 1
09:30 - 10:00
Diagnostic role for RNAs in reproductive medicine: challenges for the future
Stephen Krawetz, U.S.A.

10:00 - 10:20
Coffee break

10:20 - 12:30
Chairmen
Chairmen
Tatjana Motrenko Simic, Montenegro
Rebecca Sokol, U.S.A.

10:20 - 11:00
BACK-TO-BACK 1: Andrology – how best to treat
10:20 - 10:40
The male in the clinic
Robert Oates, U.S.A.
10:40 - 11:00
Sperm DNA fragmentation testing: to be or not to be?
Herman Tournaye, Belgium

11:00 - 12:00
DEBATE 2: Patients’ satisfaction
11:00 - 11:30
The only satisfied patient is the pregnant patient
Simon Fishel, United Kingdom
11:30 - 12:00
The overall experience is more important in making a patient satisfied (how to optimize it?)
Janet Takefman, Canada

12:00 - 12:30
PLENARY LECTURE 2
12:00 - 12:30
The walking Egg project
Willem Ombelet, Belgium

12:30 - 13:00
Light lunch

13:00 - 14:00
Chairmen
Chairmen
Helen J. Kendrew, United Kingdom
Richard Reindollar, U.S.A.

13:00 - 14:00
BACK-TO-BACK 2: Barriers of access to infertility care
13:00 - 13:30
The North American perspective
Eli Y. Adashi, U.S.A.
13:30 - 14:00
The European perspective
Jacky Boivin, United Kingdom