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Sunday 01 July 2018

09:00 - 17:00
PCC01: Male gametogenesis: will new research developments change infertility management?
Chairmen
Noora Kotaja, Finland
Ellen Goossens, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Origin and differentiation of somatic cells in the male gonad
Rafal Piprek, Poland
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Human exposure to endocrine disruptors and gonadal function
Anders Juul, Denmark
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Male germ cell differentiation
Susana M. Chuva de Sousa Lopes, The Netherlands
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Germ Cell Tumors; the impact of embryogenesis and reproduction\r
Leendert H.J. Looijenga, The Netherlands
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Nathalie Rives, France
Chairman to be announced
13:30 - 14:00
In vitro spermatogenesis and steroidogenesis in the mouse and man
Carla Boitani, Italy
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Genome engineering through CRISPR/Cas9 technology in the human germline and preimplantation embryos
Rita Vassena, Spain
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Small non-coding RNAs and RNA surveillance in spermatogenesis
Noora Kotaja, Finland
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
MicroRNAs as potential biomarkers for the diagnosis and assessment of male infertility
Eckart Meese, Germany

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Andrology members' meeting

09:00 - 17:00
PCC02: Foundations and developments in culture systems for IVF
Chairmen
Giovanni Coticchio, Italy
Mónica Marques, Portugal
09:00 - 09:30
History and diversity of culture systems in human IVF
Arne Sunde, Norway
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Lessons from the bovine model for embryo culture development\r
Ann Van Soom, Belgium
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Roger Sturmey, United Kingdom
Chairman to be announced
11:00 - 11:30
Composition and performance of commercial media for IVF\r
Dean Morbeck, New Zealand
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Optimization and fine tuning of an IVF culture systems: evidence and myths
Giovanni Coticchio, Italy
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Ioannis Sfontouris, Greece
Debbie Montjean, France
13:30 - 14:00
A decade of embryo culture with time lapse imaging. Reflections and future possibilities
Alison Campbell, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Time to re-evaluate ART protocols in the light of advances in knowledge about methylation , epigenetics and the impact of endocrine disruptors \r
Yves Menezo, France
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Chairman to be announced
Leonie Van Den Hoven, The Netherlands
15:30 - 16:00
Troubleshooting in embryo culture
Basak Balaban, Turkey
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Can we deliver a therapy to defective embryos during preimplantation development in vitro?
Roger Sturmey, United Kingdom
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 17:30
SIG Embryology members' meeting

09:00 - 17:00
PCC03: Endometriosis - from beginning to end
Chairmen
Andrew Horne, United Kingdom
Carla Tomassetti, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Are you born with it?
Krina Zondervan, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Prevalence and risk factors?
Stacey Missmer, U.S.A.
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Andrea Romano, The Netherlands
Carla Tomassetti, Belgium
11:00 - 11:30
Controversies in diagnosis: treat first, investigate later?
Arnaud Fauconnier, France
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Non-invasive biomarkers - what's new?
Martin Götte, Germany
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Lone Hummelshoj, United Kingdom
Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Italy
13:30 - 14:00
The challenges of long term management of women with endometriosis
Neil Johnson, New Zealand
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Living with endometriosis - a patient's perspective
Lyndsey Hogg, United Kingdom
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Krina Zondervan, United Kingdom
Antonio Simone Laganà, Italy
15:30 - 16:00
Long term health risks associated with endometriosis
Marina Kvaskoff, U.S.A.
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Does endometriosis end with menopause?
Christian Becker, United Kingdom
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Endometriosis and Endometrial Disorders members' meeting

09:00 - 17:00
PCC04: Surrogacy: A gift with consequences
Chairmen
Kelly Tilleman, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Surrogacy: indications and clinical aspects
Arianna D'Angelo, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Safety aspects of surrogacy
Zdravka Veleva, Finland
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Ioana Adina Rugescu, Romania
11:00 - 11:30
Results, pregnancy outcome and follow up after surrogacy\r
Viveca Söderström - Anttila, Finland
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Surrogacy in the UK - myth busting and reform\r
Nathalie Smith, United Kingdom
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Lucy Frith, United Kingdom
13:30 - 14:00
A comparative approach Europe/US: legat options and prohibitions
Jennifer Merchant, France
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Ethical Issues\r
Stephen Wilkinson, United Kingdom
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Françoise Shenfield, United Kingdom
15:30 - 16:00
Cross border surrogacy, the latest updates
Virginie Rozée, France
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Welfare of the child after surrogacy
Lucy Frith, United Kingdom
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Safety and Quality in ART members' meeting

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Global and Socio-Cultural Aspects of Infertility members' meeting

09:00 - 17:30
PCC05: Provision of an effective early pregnancy assessment and support service
Chairmen
Emma Kirk, United Kingdom
Siobhan Quenby, United Kingdom
09:00 - 09:30
Why do you need and how can you provide an Early Pregnancy Assessment Service?
Emma Kirk, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Variations in delivery of care
Maria Memtsa, Greece
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Merel van den Berg, The Netherlands
Chairman to be announced
11:00 - 11:30
Quality indicators in early pregnancy
Merel van den Berg, The Netherlands
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Diet and vitamins in early pregnancy
Rebecca Painter, The Netherlands
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Emma Kirk, United Kingdom
Chairman to be announced
13:30 - 13:45
Debate: An hCG level should be performed 10 days after embryo transfer to detect pregnancy - For
Siobhan Quenby, United Kingdom
13:45 - 14:00
Debate: An hCG level should be performed 10 days after embryo transfer to detect pregnancy - Against
Cecilia Bottomley, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
How do you know a pregnancy has failed: visualised and non-visualised?
Anne Pexters, Belgium
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Maria Christine Krog, Denmark
Bettina Toth, Austria
15:30 - 16:00
Thromboprophylaxis in early pregnancy and after IVF, benefit or harm?
Saskia Middeldorp, The Netherlands
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Supporting women with poor early pregnancy outcomes
Astrid Marie Kolte, Denmark
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Implantation and Early Pregnancy members' meeting

09:00 - 17:00
PCC06: Infertility engagement: Innovative ways to engage multiple audiences with the topic of infertility and assisted reproduction
Chairmen
Mariana Martins, Portugal
Sofia Gameiro, United Kingdom
09:00 - 09:30
Timeless - educating, supporting and engaging people in conversations about fertility
Sarah Franklin, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
The educational potential of autobiographical health comics
Elisabeth El Refaie, United Kingdom
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Various Japanese attempts to raise fertility awareness and stop declining fertility rates\r
Eri Maeda, Japan
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
FertiStat - developing a fertility awareness tool for low resources countries
Rasha Bayoumi, United Kingdom
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:00
Thorns & flowers - a comics booklet about the infertility experiences of black and minority ethnic women using their own words and artwork
Sofia Gameiro, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Infertility and Childlessness in the Global South: Raising Awareness and Providing Insights for Policy and Interventions\r
Trudie Gerrits, The Netherlands
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Fertility Fest - how the arts can assist the science of making babies
Jessica Hepburn, United Kingdom
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Big data, behavioral intervention, and behavioral surveillance: lessons learned from Pokemon Go and U.S. Election for reproductive health
Christian Suharlim, U.S.A.
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Psychology and Counselling members' meeting

09:00 - 17:30
PCC07: The PCO syndrome: From diagnosis to health risk management
Chairmen
Terhi Piltonen, Finland
09:00 - 09:30
The pathophysiology of PCOS: What is it, what is the cause and what is the prognosis for fertility and health?
Steve Franks, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Androgen excess: Is it the driving force behind the syndrome and its health implications?
Joop Laven, The Netherlands
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Frank J. Broekmans, The Netherlands
11:00 - 11:30
The diagnosis of PCOS: How is the work-up and what is new?
Helena Teede, Australia
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
The PCO morphology criterion using ultrasound can be replaced by one AMH measurement
Didier Dewailly, France
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
Roy Homburg, United Kingdom
13:30 - 14:00
Fertility treatment in PCOS: What to do step by step? Clomiphene, aromatase inhibitors, metformin, weight reduction, FSH low dose step up
Richard Legro, U.S.A.
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Fertility treatment in PCOS: How does IVF fit in the treatment scheme, and how to manage safety
Adam Balen, United Kingdom
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Trifon G. Lainas, Greece
15:30 - 15:50
Fertility treatment in PCOS: How does ovarian drilling fit in the treatment scheme, is this a safe procedure and why do we use it so infrequently?
Tin-Chiu Li, Hong Kong
15:50 - 16:00
Discussion
16:00 - 16:20
The pregnant PCOS patient and her offspring: implications of metabolic derailment. What is the current management?
Daniela Romualdi, Italy
16:20 - 16:30
Discussion
16:30 - 16:50
Short and long term health consequences of the PCO Syndrome: Comorbidity in PCOS: Psychological distress and endometrial health
Terhi Piltonen, Finland
17:20 - 17:30
Discussion
Closing remarks

09:00 - 17:00
PCC08: Genes in gametogenesis and genetically transmitted diseases: Origin, function, detection and treatment
Chairmen
Georgia Kakourou, Greece
Chairman to be announced
09:00 - 09:30
De novo mutations as a mechanism to cause human disease
Lisenka ELM Vissers, The Netherlands
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Selfish de novo mutations and advanced paternal age: implications for human disease
Anne Goriely, United Kingdom
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Antonio Capalbo, Italy
Filippo Zambelli, Belgium
11:00 - 11:30
Self-organisation and symmetry breaking in mouse and human embryos
Magdalena Zernika-Goetz, United Kingdom
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Hypomethylation and monosomy in blastocysts
Mandy Katz-Jaffe, U.S.A.
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Claudia Spits, Belgium
Chairman to be announced
13:30 - 14:00
Genes involved in menopause and POI
Joop Laven, The Netherlands
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Loci influencing human reproductive behaviour
Melinda Mills, United Kingdom
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Chairman to be announced
Chairman to be announced
15:30 - 16:00
Mutated allele revealed by sequencing with aneuploidy and linkage analyses for PGD of monogenetic disorders
Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, U.S.A.
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Genome engineering through CRISPR/Cas9 technology in the human germline and pluripotent stem cells
Anna Veiga, Spain
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Reproductive Genetics members' meeting

09:00 - 17:40
PCC09: Endoscopy through vaginal route: Interest in ART
Chairmen
Michelle Nisolle, Belgium
Chairman to be announced
09:00 - 09:30
Interest of diagnostic hysteroscopy before and during ART
Razvan Vladimir Socolov, Romania
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Which uterine abnormalities have to be treated prior to ART
Gregoris Grimbizis, Greece
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Chairman to be announced
Vasilios Tanos, Cyprus
11:00 - 11:30
Diagnostic hysteroscopy
Tin-Chiu Li, Hong Kong
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Training and certification in hysteroscopy
Vasilios Tanos, Cyprus
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:00
Tips and tricks in operative hysteroscopy
Rudi L. Campo, Belgium
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
Filipa Beja Osorio, Portugal
Sylvie Gordts, Belgium
14:15 - 14:45
Is pelvic endoscopy mandatory before ART?
Michelle Nisolle, Belgium
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00
Tips and tricks in transvaginal endoscopy
Sylvie Gordts, Belgium
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:35
Value of transvaginal endoscopy: comparison between laparoscopy vs fertiloscopy
Antoine Watrelot, France
16:35 - 16:45
Discussion
16:45 - 17:15
Operative transvaginal endoscopy: interest in endometriosis and PCOS Patient
Stephan Gordts, Belgium
17:15 - 17:30
Discussion
17:30 - 17:40
Conclusive remarks and take home messages
Tin-Chiu Li, Hong Kong

17:40 - 18:15
SIG Reproductive Surgery members' meeting

09:00 - 17:00
PCC10: Stem cell therapies in clinical applications: Progress and challenges
Chairmen
Bjorn Heindryckx, Belgium
Mieke Geens, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Clinical grade stem cell banking
Anna Veiga, Spain
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
HLA: General aspects and clinical applications
Cristina Eguizabal, Spain
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Chairman to be announced
Cristina Eguizabal, Spain
11:00 - 11:30
Spermatogonial stem cell transplantation: from bench to beside
Herman Tournaye, Belgium
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Ovarian Stem Cells to improve oocyte quality and ovarian reserve: an appraisal of the laboratory and clinical data
Kutluk H. Oktay, U.S.A.
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Mina Popovic, Belgium
Susana M. Chuva de Sousa Lopes, The Netherlands
13:30 - 14:00
Endometrial stem cells: clinical trials
Xavier Santamaria Costa, Spain
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Stem cell transplantation for erectile dysfunction: clinical trials
Soren Paludan Sheikh, Denmark
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Cristina Eguizabal, Spain
Bjorn Heindryckx, Belgium
15:30 - 16:00
Future cure for blindness using human pluripotent stem cells
Jordi Monés, Spain
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Future treatment for diabetes using human pluripotent stem cells
Ludovic Vallier, United Kingdom
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 19:00
SIG Stem Cells members' meeting

09:00 - 17:00
PCC11: How do they do it?
Chairmen
Cecilia Westin, Sweden
Yves Guns, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Sperm DNA fragmentation testing: to be or not to be?
Herman Tournaye, Belgium
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Spermometer: Electrical characterization of single boar sperm motility
Loes Segerink, The Netherlands
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Sperm vitrification: wishes and realities
Ilse De Croo, Belgium
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Immature oocytes may become a source of additional fertility for many patients
Stine Gry Kristensen, Denmark
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:00
Pronuclear transfer to prevent transmission of mitochondrial DNA disease\r
Louise Hyslop, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Assisted oocyte activation following ICSI fertilization failure
Frauke Vanden Meerschaut, Belgium
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
The ABC of next generation sequencing-based genetic diagnostics in fertility
Sonia Van Dooren, Belgium
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Aneuploid embryos are not necessarily bad
Siobhan Quenby, United Kingdom
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

09:00 - 17:00
PCC12: Nurses and Midwifes: Yes we can!
Chairmen
Helen J. Kendrew, United Kingdom
Eline Dancet, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Where do IVF nurses and midwifes come from?
Heidi Birch, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
The current roles of nurses and midwifes in European clinics?
Eline Dancet, Belgium
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Yes, nurses and midwifes have a new role in PGD
Alison Lashwood, United Kingdom
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Yes, nurses and midwifes can provide emotional support
Uschi Van den Broeck, Belgium
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:00
Yes, we can do ultrasound scanning: introduction to the workstations
Thibaud Vernet, France
Valerie Blanchet De Mouzon, France
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Workstation A: Ultrasound scanning during embryo transfer and early pregnancy ultrasound examination
Célie Cervantes, France
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Workstation B: Yes we can, diagnostic ultrasound scanning
Elisabeth Magis, Belgium
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Workstation C: ultrasound scanning during embryo transfer
Annick Geril, Belgium
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Nurses and Midwives and Paramedical Group members' meeting

09:00 - 17:00
PCC13: How to present and publish your research?
Chairmen
Johannes Evers, The Netherlands
09:00 - 09:30
Introduction to the course
Johannes Evers, The Netherlands
09:30 - 09:50
Principles of study design, treatment
Siladitya Bhattacharya, United Kingdom
09:50 - 10:00
Q&A
10:00 - 10:20
Principles of study design, diagnosis
Edgardo Somigliana, Italy
10:20 - 10:30
Q&A
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
Chris Barratt, United Kingdom
11:00 - 11:20
Principles of study design, systematic review and meta-analysis
Madelon Van Wely, The Netherlands
11:20 - 11:30
Q&A
11:30 - 11:50
Ethical issues of performing and publishing research
Felice Petraglia, Italy
11:50 - 12:00
Q&A
12:00 - 12:30
‘Hands-on’ exercise: A good title
Johannes Evers, The Netherlands
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
Felice Petraglia, Italy
13:30 - 13:50
Writing a study up
Richard Sharpe, United Kingdom
13:50 - 14:00
Q&A
14:00 - 14:20
How does the review process work?
Chris Barratt, United Kingdom
14:20 - 14:30
Q&A
14:30 - 15:00
‘Hands-on’ exercise: a good oral presentation
Edgardo Somigliana, Italy
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Siladitya Bhattacharya, United Kingdom
15:30 - 15:50
Post-publication care: engaging readers and achieving impact
Phil Bishop, United Kingdom
15:50 - 16:00
Q&A
16:00 - 16:20
What do the ESHRE journals expect?
Michele Boiani, Germany
16:20 - 16:30
Q&A
16:30 - 17:00
‘Hands-on’ exercise: The Great Human Reproduction Publication Quiz
Johannes Evers, The Netherlands

09:00 - 12:30
PCC14: ASRM exchange course: Procedure and technique for embryo transfer in humans (half day: morning)
GROUP A
Chairmen
Christos Coutifaris, U.S.A.
09:00 - 09:05
Welcome – Course Overview
Richard J. Paulson, U.S.A.
09:05 - 09:30
Current embryo transfer practice: Standardizing the embryo transfer protocol
Owen Davis, U.S.A.
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:10
Embryo transfer: Tips and tricks
Richard J. Paulson, U.S.A.
10:10 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30
Hands-on simulator training
GROUP B
Christos Coutifaris, U.S.A.
09:00 - 09:05
Welcome
Christos Coutifaris, U.S.A.
09:05 - 10:30
Hands-on simulator training
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:25
Current embryo transfer practice: Standardizing the embryo transfer protocol
Owen Davis, U.S.A.
11:25 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:10
Embryo transfer: Tips and trics
Richard J. Paulson, U.S.A.
12:10 - 12:30
Discussion

13:30 - 17:00
PCC14: ASRM exchange course: Procedure and technique for embryo transfer in humans (half day: afternoon)
GROUP A
Chairmen
Christos Coutifaris, U.S.A.
13:30 - 13:35
Welcome
Owen Davis, U.S.A.
13:35 - 14:00
Current embryo transfer practice: Standardizing the embryo transfer protocol
Owen Davis, U.S.A.
14:00 - 14:20
Discussion
14:20 - 14:45
Embryo transfer: Tips and tricks
Alan Penzias, U.S.A.
14:45 - 15:05
Discussion
15:05 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00
Hands-on simulator training
GROUP B
Christos Coutifaris, U.S.A.
13:30 - 13:35
Welcome
Christos Coutifaris, U.S.A.
13:35 - 15:00
Hands-on simulator training
15:05 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 15:55
Current embryo transfer practice: Standardizing the embryo transfer protocol
Owen Davis, U.S.A.
15:55 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:40
Embryo transfer: Tips and tricks
Alan Penzias, U.S.A.
16:40 - 17:00
Discussion

09:00 - 17:00
PCC16: Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group exchange course

09:00 - 17:00
PCC15: MEFS exchange course: Controversies in assisted reproduction technology
Chairmen
Mohamed Aboulghar, Egypt
09:00 - 09:30
Blastocysts Culture - Is it time to stop and rethink?
Mohamed Aboulghar, Egypt
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Pre-implantation Genetic Screening - What are we doing?
Sjoerd Repping, The Netherlands
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Endometrial Scratching - Do we have enough evidence?
Yacoub Khalaf, United Kingdom
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
Hysteroscopy in IVF
Tarek El-Toukhy, United Kingdom
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch Break
Yacoub Khalaf, United Kingdom
13:30 - 14:00
In vitro embryo culture, what have we learned?
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, United Kingdom
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Mitochondrial donation and reproduction
Peter Braude, United Kingdom
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Natural Killer Cells and Reproductions: Are we chasing a shadow?
Norman Shreeve, United Kingdom
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Poor Responders - Have we made any progress?
Johnny Awwad, Lebanon

09:00 - 17:00
PCC16: Addressing the broad scope of fertility preservation
Chairmen
Kirsten Louise Tryde Macklon, Denmark
09:00 - 09:30
The impact of cancer treatment on female fertility
Richard Anderson, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Discussion
09:45 - 10:15
Emergency ovarian stimulation for egg cryopreservation
Michael von Wolff, Switzerland
10:15 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
Jan-Bernd Stukenborg, Sweden
11:00 - 11:30
Spermatogenetic recovery in long term survivors of childhood cancer and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Kirsi Jahnukainen, Finland
11:30 - 11:45
Discussion
11:45 - 12:15
How effective are we at generating pregnancies from women who have had 'fertility preservation'?
Ana Cristina Cobo Cabal, Spain
12:15 - 12:30
Discussion
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
Chairman to be announced
13:30 - 14:00
In vitro gametogenesis - Status report
Stefan Schlatt, Germany
14:00 - 14:15
Discussion
14:15 - 14:45
Between the patient and the cryotank: tissue transport and freezing
Stine Gry Kristensen, Denmark
14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
Richard Anderson, United Kingdom
15:30 - 16:00
FP in transgender patients
Kelly Tilleman, Belgium
16:00 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:45
Is social egg freezing a promise or a panacea?
Gillian Lockwood, United Kingdom
16:45 - 17:00
Discussion

17:00 - 18:00
SIG Fertility Preservation members' meeting