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Monday 02 July 2018

08:30 - 09:30
Session 01: Keynote session
Chairmen
Roy G Farquharson, United Kingdom
Johannes Evers, The Netherlands
08:30 - 09:00
Human Reproduction Keynote Lecture - Semen quality of young adult ICSI offspring: The first results
Florence Belva, Belgium
09:00 - 09:30
Oocytes from stem cells and back
Katsuhiko Hayashi, Japan

09:15 - 10:15
Product theatre

09:30 - 10:00
Coffee break

10:00 - 11:30
Session 02: Genomic and mitochondrial integrity during development
Chairmen
Giovanni Coticchio, Italy
Filippo Zambelli, Spain
10:00 - 10:15
Oocyte DNA repair capacity of controlled sperm DNA damage is affected by female age
Fabrizzio Horta, Australia
10:15 - 10:30
Pronuclear transfer in zygotes from diet-induced obese mice suggests a cytoplasmic origin of transgenerational transmission of mitochondrial dysfunction leading to cardiac dysfunction in offspring
Kelle Moley, U.S.A.
10:30 - 10:45
Tripolar mitosis underlies direct unequal cleavages in human embryos and is associated with maternal genotype at a quantitative trait locus spanning the centrosomal regulator PLK4
Nikica Zaninovic, U.S.A.
10:45 - 11:00
Factors associated with mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) levels in human blastocyst
José A. Ortiz, Spain
11:00 - 11:15
Estimation of age-dependent decrease in blastocyst euploidy in in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles
Sandro Esteves, Brazil
11:15 - 11:30
Global DNA methylation profiling of mouse embryo inner cell mass following IVF
Paolo Rinaudo, U.S.A.

10:00 - 11:30
Session 03: Endometriosis and endometrium: discovery science
Chairmen
Andrea Romano, The Netherlands
Antonio Requena Miranda, Spain
10:00 - 10:15
Discovery of novel loci for endometriosis in genome-wide association analysis of 63K cases and 700K controls
Nilufer Rahmioglu, United Kingdom
10:15 - 10:30
Understanding endometriosis heterogeneity — sub-phenotype analysis of genetic associations
Cecilia S K Cheuk, United Kingdom
10:30 - 10:45
Exosomes as biomarkers in endometriosis
Hannah Nazri, United Kingdom
10:45 - 11:00
The baboon miRNAome: small RNA sequencing of 25 baboon tissues
Arne Vanhie, Belgium
11:00 - 11:15
Human endometrium demonstrate a dynamic TERRA expression and hormone regulation: implications in endometrial proliferative conditions
Meera Adishesh, United Kingdom
11:15 - 11:30
CAS as a novel interacting protein of CD147 is involved in the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in human endometriosis
Hao Chen, China

10:00 - 11:30
Session 04: Recurrent implantation failure and unexplained infertility
Chairmen
Luca Gianaroli, Italy
Carlos Simon Valles, Spain
10:00 - 10:15
Androgen receptor (AR) mRNA expression is positively associated with live birth in women undergoing in-vitro fertilization independently of the type of ovarian response
Christina Vaitsopoulou, Greece
10:15 - 10:30
Endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA) using a next generation sequencing (NGS) predictor improves reproductive outcome in recurrent implantation failure (RIF) patients when compared to ERA arrays
Mónica Clemente-Císcar, Spain
10:30 - 10:45
Interventions for unexplained infertility: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Rui Wang, Australia
10:45 - 11:00
Infertility diagnosis in female adolescent and young adult survivors of non-gynecological cancers: a population-based cohort study
Maria Pilar Velez, Canada
11:00 - 11:15
Differential proteomic analysis of endometrial fluid suggests increased inflammation and extracellular matrix remodeling in non-implantative IVF cycles
Roberto Matorras, Spain
11:15 - 11:30
Pilot study investigating concentration of colony-stimulating growth factor (CSF) in uterine flushing as prognostic criterion of IVF cycle outcome in patients with recurrent implantation failure
Diana Obidniak, Russia C.I.S.

10:00 - 11:30
Session 05: Emerging data in clinical andrology
Chairmen
Ellen Goossens, Belgium
Chairman to be announced
10:00 - 10:15
The seminiferous tubule caliber pattern as evaluated at high magnification during microdissection testicular sperm extraction predicts sperm retrieval in patients with non-obstructive azoospermia.
Ettore Caroppo, Italy
10:15 - 10:30
Characterization of spermatogenic function in NOA men aiming at predicting success of testicular sperm retrieval
Claire O'Neill, U.S.A.
10:30 - 10:45
MSOME I+II: a new cut-off value for male infertility and embryo development prediction on intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles
Daniela Braga, Brazil
10:45 - 11:00
Unraveling the mechanism of azoospermia in male cystinosis patients
Ahmed Reda, Belgium
11:00 - 11:15
Comparative proteomic analysis of seminal plasma proteins from fertile men with normal or high levels of reactive oxygen species
Luna Samanta, India
11:15 - 11:30
Exosomal miRNAs in seminal plasma are markers of the origin of azoospermia and can predict the presence of sperm in testicular tissue
Sara Larriba, Spain

10:00 - 11:30
Session 06: Non-invasive oocyte and embryo assessment
Chairmen
Thomas Ebner, Austria
Josu Franco, Spain
10:00 - 10:15
Is follicular size at oocyte pick-up (OPU) a predictor of blastocyst development? A study evaluating morphokinetic development and cumulus cell (CC) gene expression
Semra Kahraman, Turkey
10:15 - 10:30
Acetyl-CoA enrichment from acetate is higher in cumulus cells associated with mature oocytes
Sharon Anderson, U.S.A.
10:30 - 10:45
Oocyte meiotic spindle morphology is a predictive marker of blastocyst ploidy. A prospective cohort study
Liza Tilia, Australia
10:45 - 11:00
Non-invasive imaging of embryo metabolism in response to anoxia using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM)
Emily Seidler, U.S.A.
11:00 - 11:15
A pilot study to investigate mechanical characteristics of oocytes as a predictor of preimplantation embryo development.
Barry Behr, U.S.A.
11:15 - 11:30
Comprehensive assessment of human embryo development and estimation of implantation
Francesca Pennetta, Italy

10:00 - 11:30
Session 07: Before ART: Fertility awareness, assessment and preservation
Chairmen
Juliana Pedro, Portugal
Giuliana Baccino, Spain
10:00 - 10:15
A systematic review of fertility-related psychological distress and reproductive concerns in cancer patients of reproductive age: informing on improved oncofertility psychological care
Shanna Logan, Australia
10:15 - 10:30
Ten pathways to elective egg freezing: A binational qualitative study of what leads healthy women to fertility preservation
Marcia Inhorn, U.S.A.
10:30 - 10:45
Two-year follow-up of a randomised controlled trial: knowledge and reproductive outcome after online fertility education
Eri Maeda, Japan
10:45 - 11:00
Randomized controlled trial on the effect of an online decision aid for young female cancer patients considering fertility preservation
Verena Ehrbar, Switzerland
11:00 - 11:15
Impact of fertility assessment and counselling on life changing decisions in women of reproductive age – status one year after the initial consultation
Randi Sylvest, Denmark
11:15 - 11:30
‘Doing it in the right order’ – Childless young men’s intentions regarding family formation
Gritt Marie Malling, Denmark

10:30 - 11:30
Product theatre

11:45 - 13:00
Industry sponsored symposium

11:45 - 12:45
Session 08: Laboratory modelling to understand endometrial function
Chairmen
Carla Tomassetti, Belgium
Francisco Dominguez, Spain
11:45 - 12:15
Endometriosis and associated pain
Erin Greaves, United Kingdom
12:15 - 12:45
Implantation and early pregnancy, the maternal contribution
Carlos Simon Valles, Spain

11:45 - 12:45
Session 09: Data reporting session
Chairmen
Karen Sermon, Belgium
Carles Gimenez i Sevilla, Spain
11:45 - 12:15
Data from the ESHRE PGD Consortium
Martine De Rycke, Belgium
12:15 - 12:45
How do ESHRE members use and evaluate the ESHRE guidelines?
Sofia Gameiro, United Kingdom

11:45 - 12:15
Session 10: Fertility Society of Australia exchange lecture
Chairmen
Robert John Norman, Australia
Montserrat Boada, Spain
11:45 - 12:15
Rapid, non-invasive measurements of metabolic balance can stratify embryos based on ploidy
Bridget Arman, Australia

11:45 - 12:45
Session 11: What about the children?
Chairmen
Maryse Bonduelle, Belgium
Joaquin Llacer, Spain
11:45 - 12:15
Health of ICSI children
Ulla - Britt Wennerholm, Sweden
12:15 - 12:45
Psychological and medical follow-up of children born after Pre-implantation Genetic Testing (PGT)
Julie Nekkebroeck, Belgium

11:45 - 12:45
Product theatre

13:00 - 14:00
Lunch break

14:00 - 15:15
Industry sponsored symposium

14:00 - 15:00
Session 12: Debate: Immunosuppression for implantation failure - is it worth it?
Chairmen
Nicholas Macklon, United Kingdom
Juan A. Garcia-Velasco, Spain
14:00 - 14:30
Pro
Siobhan Quenby, United Kingdom
14:30 - 15:00
Con
Sarah A. Robertson, Australia

14:00 - 15:00
Session 13: Meiosis and genome stability
Chairmen
Anna Veiga, Spain
Georgia Kakourou, Greece
14:00 - 14:30
Dissecting gene function in oocyte meiosis
Melina Schuh, Germany
14:30 - 15:00
DNA damage and genome stability in the preimplantation embryo
Eva Hoffmann, Denmark

14:00 - 15:00
Session 14: Female fertility preservation
Chairmen
Richard Anderson, United Kingdom
Maria Jose De Los Santos, Spain
14:00 - 14:30
Fertility preservation - ovarian stimulation, when, how and in whom?
Ariane Germeyer, Germany
14:30 - 15:00
Use and efficiency of cryopreserved material for women with serious disease
Dror Meirow, Israel

14:00 - 15:00
Product theatre

14:00 - 15:00
Session 15: Reproductive surgery
Chairmen
Michelle Nisolle, Belgium
César Díaz-García, Spain
14:00 - 14:15
Validation of the Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) to predict pregnancy in an infertile argentine population
Gustavo Botti, Argentina
14:15 - 14:30
Whether the surgical indications for septate uterus are reasonable in infertile patients before in vitro fertilization?
Xihong Li, China
14:30 - 14:45
Fertility after salpingotomy versus salpingectomy in women with tubal pregnancy; an individual patient data meta-analysis
Femke Mol, The Netherlands
14:45 - 15:00
Ovarian Reserve after uterine artery embolization in women with morbidly adherent placenta
Aya Mohr Sasson, Israel

15:15 - 16:30
Session 16: Basic research in gamete and embryo biology
Chairmen
Basak Balaban, Turkey
Miguel Solé Inarejos, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
Maternal STAT3 regulates oocyte maturation and development of early embryos through autophagy
Yuta Kawagoe, Japan
15:30 - 15:45
The human sperm basal body contributes a complex matrix of proteins important for proper preimplantation development of the oocyte upon fertilization
Farners Amargant, Spain
15:45 - 16:00
Human fertilization is completely blocked by egg Juno protein inhibition
Virginie Barraud-Lange, France
16:00 - 16:15
PLCz knock-out sperm reveals the sole effect of altering calcium signals during assisted oocyte activation on later mouse embryogenesis
Minerva Ferrer Buitrago, Belgium
16:15 - 16:30
Early steps of human embryo implantation explored in a 2D in vitro model
Asma Aberkane, Belgium

15:15 - 16:30
Session 17: Trials and reviews in clinical andrology
Chairmen
Nathalie Rives, France
Ignacio Landaburu, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
Effect of annexin-V positive sperm-cells removal with magnetic activated cell sorting (MACS) for ICSI procedures in couples with male infertility (teratozoospermia); A randomized controlled trial.
Carlos Valdespin, Mexico
15:30 - 15:45
Sperm Selection by either PICSI or MACS in cases with abnormal Sperm DNA fragmentation index for ICSI, a randomized control trial
Eman Hassanen, Egypt
15:45 - 16:00
Antisperm-antibodies prevalence and relationship with seminal parameters and with post-coital test outcome. A retrospective analysis on over 10.000 men
Chiara Castellini, Italy
16:00 - 16:15
Antioxidants in the treatment of male factor infertility: Results from the double blind, multi-center, randomized controlled Males, Antioxidants, and Infertility (MOXI) trial
Anne Steiner, U.S.A.
16:15 - 16:30
Features of metabolic disorder in late adolescence are negatively associated with testicular function aT 20 years of age; evidence from a birth cohort,
Roger Hart, Australia

15:15 - 16:30
Session 18: Health risks in children born after ART
Chairmen
Arianna D'Angelo, United Kingdom
Jose Antonio Castilla Alcala, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
Body composition and blood pressure of 6-year-old singletons born after Pre-implantation Genetic Testing (PGT): a matched cohort study
Florence Belva, Belgium
15:30 - 15:45
Birthweight and gestational age following blastocyst transfer compared to cleavage stage embryo transfer: an analysis of 68,042 singleton births
Nicola Marconi, United Kingdom
15:45 - 16:00
Does transfer of multiple embryos affect perinatal outcomes of the resulting singleton live births? Analysis of 113 784 singleton live births following ART
Mohan Shashikant Kamath, India
16:00 - 16:15
The risk of urogenital anomalies in children conceived with ICSI using fresh or frozen embryo cycles
Michael Davies, Australia
16:15 - 16:30
Diabetes risk among children born after assisted reproductive technology: An early population-based examination
John Hsu, U.S.A.

15:15 - 16:30
Session 19: The link between reproductive endocrinology and metabolism: news from the lab
Chairmen
Rishma Pai, India
Elena Ibanez, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
Genetic Deconstruction of Hypothalamic Neural Circuits for Obesity-induced Infertility
Peng Wang, China
15:30 - 15:45
DNA methylation modifications potentially participate in the intergenerational epigenetic inheritance of prenatal androgenized mice
Yueyi Cui, China
15:45 - 16:00
Exploration of chemerin system in human granulosa cells: a new insight for polycystic ovarian syndrome
Namya Mellouk, France
16:00 - 16:15
Anovulation, insulin resistance and Akt/mTOR signaling pathway activated in LepRb-mutated mice
Hexia Xia, China
16:15 - 16:30
GDNF-induced down-regulation of miR-145-5p enhances human oocyte maturation
Yinghui Ye, China

15:15 - 16:30
Session 20: Genetic determinants of human reproduction
Chairmen
Francesco Fiorentino, Italy
Jorge Ten, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
Sperm imprinting integrity in seminoma patients?
Julie Barberet, France
15:30 - 15:45
Identification of X-linked CNVs in women with extremely skewed X chromosome inactivation and miscarriage
Igor Lebedev, Russia C.I.S.
15:45 - 16:00
Does fertility status in varicoceles depends on DNA acetylation and methylation processes; cross-link with Hsp70-2 in an experimental trial using Wistar rats
Mazdak` Razi, Iran
16:00 - 16:15
Distribution of MTHFR isoforms carriers and level of homocysteine in an infertile population with assisted reproductive technologies (ART) cycle failures.
Arthur Clement, France
16:15 - 16:30
Novel loci for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) identified in the largest genome-wide association study (GWAS) conducted to date
Genevieve Galarneau, U.S.A.

15:15 - 16:30
Session 21: Female fertility preservation: clinical and laboratory
Chairmen
Kirsten Louise Tryde Macklon, Denmark
Marga Esbert Algam, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
Potential leukaemic contamination in cryopreserved ovarian tissue.
Debra Gook, Australia
15:30 - 15:45
LH gonadoprotection against ovarian damage induced by alkylating drugs in adult mouse ovaries
Sonia Herraiz, Spain
15:45 - 16:00
Towards an artificial ovary: Grafting preantral follicles on decellularized human ovarian tissue
Susanne Pors, Denmark
16:00 - 16:15
Primordial follicle activation in vitro following PTEN inhibition is associated with increased DNA damage of bovine ovarian follicles
Mila Maidarti, United Kingdom
16:15 - 16:30
Can we perform flexible antagonist protocol for luteal phase ovarian stimulation for breast cancer patients seeking fertility preservation?
Marjorie Comtet, France

16:30 - 17:00
Coffee break

17:00 - 18:15
Industry sponsored symposium

17:00 - 18:00
Session 22: Clinical utility of anti-mullerian hormone measurement
Chairmen
Efstratios Kolibianakis, Greece
Amelia Rodriguez Aranda, Spain
17:00 - 17:30
AMH measurement in fertility treatment
Ernest Ng, Hong Kong
17:30 - 18:00
Role of AMH in the pathogenesis and diagnosis of ovulatory disorders
Antonio La Marca, Italy

17:00 - 18:00
Session 23: Chromothripsis or how rearranging our chromosomes changes everything
Chairmen
Chairman to be announced
Mark Grossmann i Camps, Spain
17:00 - 17:30
The characteristics and origin of chromothripsis
W.P. Kloosterman, Neth. Antilles
17:30 - 18:00
Chromothripsis in human reproduction
Franck Pellestor, France

17:00 - 18:00
Session 24: Surgical training: experience from existing training centers focused on teaching minimally invasive techniques and possible applicability of simulation trainings in art centers
Chairmen
Anis Feki, Switzerland
María Isabel Acien, Spain
17:00 - 17:30
The impact of training center activities on the real-life operating room: how to shorten learning curves and to prevent common mistakes
Benoit Rabischong, France
17:30 - 18:00
Robotic surgery vs conventional laparoscopy in the field of infertility
Fatih Sendag, Turkey

17:00 - 18:00
Session 25: Changing ethics, changing laws
Chairmen
Lucy Frith, United Kingdom
Theofano Bounartzi, Greece
17:00 - 17:15
Powering the mitochondrial donation research by donating their powerhouses: Mitochondrial donors for research
Meenakshi Choudhary, United Kingdom
17:15 - 17:30
The use of animals and human embryos in preclinical safety research: is there an ideal order?
Verna Jans, The Netherlands
17:30 - 17:45
National survey on the opinion of French specialists in ART about societal issues to prepare the future revision of the French bioethic law
Helene Creux, France
17:45 - 18:00
Outcomes of applications for information about a person related through donor treatment following legislative change removing donor anonymity retrospectively
Louise Johnson, Australia

17:00 - 18:00
Product theatre

17:45 - 18:45
Product theatre

09:00 - 10:00
Female fertility
Terhi Piltonen, Finland
09:00 - 09:15
Dual triggering in antagonist ICSI cycles
Koray Yildiz, Turkey
09:15 - 09:30
Impact of the fresh cycle outcome on the subsequent frozen-thawed blastocyst transfer in medicated vs natural cycle
Mahua Bhaduri, United Kingdom
09:30 - 09:45
Peripheral blood mononuclear cells in IVF practice: 2 years experience
Evgenia Zhylkova, Ukraine
09:45 - 10:00
Thyroid autoimmunity is associated with higher risk of premature ovarian failure - A nationwide Health Insurance Research Database study
Jason Yen-Ping Ho, Taiwan R.O.C.

10:00 - 11:00
Nursing and midwifery
10:00 - 10:15
Fertility nursing education and career progression framework
Francesca Steyn, United Kingdom
10:15 - 10:30
Development of a quality of life causal model for men undergoing fertility treatment
Kyoko Asazawa, Japan
10:30 - 10:45
Evaluation of psychological distress in male patients undergoing assisted reproductive technologies (ART) treatments
Monica Mandas, Spain
10:45 - 11:00
Multidisciplinary gestational surrogacy care in absence of a legal framework
Ellen Van Moer, Belgium

10:00 - 11:00
Reproductive surgery
10:00 - 10:15
Complicated clinical course and poor reproductive outcomes of women with tuboovarian abscess following fertility treatments
Yuval Fouks, Israel
10:15 - 10:30
Impact of laparoscopic myomectomy on reproductive and obstetric outcomes in patients with intramural myomas
Miwa Sato, Japan
10:30 - 10:45
Vaginoplasty and concomitant oocyte retrieval in Rokitansky syndrome.
Valeria Stella Vanni, Italy
10:45 - 11:00
What is the optimal skin closure technique for 5mm laparoscopic port-site? – a systematic review and meta-analysis
Nusaibah Mohd Zulkifli, Malaysia

11:00 - 12:00
Reproductive (epi)genetics
11:00 - 11:15
Impact of microfluidic sperm sorting on embryo quality and comprehensive chromosome screening outcomes of couples with repeated implantation failure
Emre Pabuccu, Turkey
11:15 - 11:30
Role of male factor in embryo aneuploidy.
Blanca Rodriguez-Estrada, Spain
11:30 - 11:45
Feasibility of artificial intelligence for predicting live birth from a blastocyst image
Yasunari Miyagi, Japan
11:45 - 12:00
The effect of paternal trans fatty acid diet on expression pattern of PPAR genes in the ovary of rat offspring
Fatemeh Nanavakenari, Iran

11:00 - 12:00
Stem cells
11:00 - 11:15
Impact of pluripotency state and Activin A supplementation on derivation of primordial germ cell-like cells from human embryonic stem cells
Swati Mishra, Belgium
11:15 - 11:30
Induction of spermatogenesis under 3-Dimentional tissue culture conditions by in vitro transplantation of human spermatogonial stem cells isolated from frozen-thawed testis tissue
Mahdi Mohaqiq, Iran
11:30 - 11:45
Transplantation of human menstrual blood-derived stromal cells promotes recovery of cyclophosphamide-induced premature ovarian insufficiency
Feng Penghui, China
11:45 - 12:00
Topical administration of human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells on scaffolds accelerates endometrial regeneration in a rat model of Asherman’s syndrome by paracrine effect
liaobing Xin, China

12:00 - 13:00
Female infertility
12:00 - 12:15
Analysis of 215,212 ovulation induction (OI) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles reveals the high rate of multiple gestations in patients across age groups and diagnoses
Karen Hunter Cohn, U.S.A.
12:15 - 12:30
External validation of a dynamic prediction model for repeated predictions of natural conception
Rik van Eekelen, The Netherlands
12:30 - 12:45
Effects of Vitamin D supplementation on Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) outcomes: an interim analysis of a randomized double-blind multicenter placebo-controlled trial.
Veronica Sarais, Italy
12:45 - 13:00
Predicting the cumulative chance of live birth over multiple complete cycles of in vitro fertilization (IVF): an external validation study
Jori Leijdekkers, The Netherlands

12:00 - 13:00
Reproductive epidemiology, socio-cultural aspects and health economy
12:00 - 12:15
Fertility preservation procedures for female and male patients facing gonadotoxic treatment - a micro-costing and diagnostic related group payment comparison analysis
Jan Olofsson, Sweden
12:15 - 12:30
Socioeconomic deprivation and pregnancy rates in IVF
Rachel Imrie, United Kingdom
12:30 - 12:45
Mobile app utilization and fecundity in a north american preconception cohort
Joseph Stanford, U.S.A.
12:45 - 13:00
Impact of patient’s socioeconomic status on the outcome of IVF cycles in India.
Kanad Dev Nayar, India

14:00 - 15:00
Andrology
14:00 - 14:15
Impact of cigarette smoking on sperm DNA methylation patterns and gene expression.
Yaser Alkhaled, Germany
14:15 - 14:30
High concentrations of interleukin-18 induce Leydig cell apoptosis and steroidogenesis disorder
Taketo Inoue, Japan
14:30 - 14:45
Taste receptors expression in human sperm: possible chemosensors for sperm-oocyte attraction.
Alice Luddi, Italy
14:45 - 15:00
Is human semen more sensitive than blood for assessing environmental impact on health? EcoFoodFertility Project
Luigi Montano, Italy

14:00 - 15:00
Safety and quality of ART therapies
14:00 - 14:15
Fertility care: patient journey's modelling through invoice data
Maud Pasquier, France
14:15 - 14:30
Single and double embryo transfer provide similar live birth rates in frozen cycles
Annalisa Racca, Belgium
14:30 - 14:45
Cumulative live birth rate following freeze-only versus conventional fresh transfer cycles: a population-based cohort study
Cindy M. Farquhar, New Zealand
14:45 - 15:00
Key performance indicators (KPIs) based on poor prognosis patients are more sensitive on evaluating IVF laboratory staff skills: a prospective cohort study
Yongrui Du, China

15:00 - 16:00
Psychology and counselling 
15:00 - 15:15
The unwillingness to be in contact with the painful experience of infertility: experiential avoidance as a mediator in relationship between infertility-related stress and depressive symptoms
Ana Galhardo, Portugal
15:15 - 15:30
Somatising the desire toward a child among Hong Kong Chinese women undergoing IVF: The mediating role of anxiety
Celia Chan, Hong Kong
15:30 - 15:45
The mediating role of self-compassion between parental interference and quality of life among Chinese infertile couples: An actor-partner interdependence model
Sylvia Hong Yao, China
15:45 - 16:00
Preliminary data on communication to parents of donor-conceived offspring regarding the risks of inherited diseases
Eveline Buyse, Belgium

15:00 - 16:00
Reproductive endocrinology
15:00 - 15:15
Comparison of the effect of two combinations of myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol in women with polycystic ovary syndrome who undergo ICSI.
Placido Llaneza, Spain
15:15 - 15:30
Long-Antagonist protocol; single luteal use of long-acting GnRH-antagonist Degarelix can efficiently downregulate LH during ovarian stimulation for IVF. A proof of concept
Evangelos Papanikolaou, Greece
15:30 - 15:45
Random-start Ovarian Stimulation in Egg donors (ROSE trial). A self-controlled randomized pilot study
Joaquin Llacer, Spain
15:45 - 16:00
Retrospective analysis of DuoStim cycles shows similar overall performance and oocyte quality between follicular and luteal phase stimulation
Gustavo Nardini Cecchino, Spain

16:00 - 17:00
Endometriosis, endometrium and fallopian tube, and benign disorders of the endometrium and fallopian tube 
16:00 - 16:15
Comparison of uterine natural killer (uNK) cells count in the peri-implantation endometrium between natural cycles and hormone replacement therapy cycles
Wen-Jui Yang, Taiwan R.O.C.
16:15 - 16:30
Functional genomic meta-analysis identifies similarities between endometrial-related subfertilities
Almudena Devesa Peiro, Spain
16:30 - 16:45
Wnt signaling as a target for the treatment of endometriosis
Roxane Assaf, Canada
16:45 - 17:00
Telomerase component, Dyskerin (DKC1), is expressed and hormonally regulated in healthy endometrium: implications for endometrial pathologies
Rafah Al-Nafakh, United Kingdom

16:00 - 17:00
Male and female fertility preservation
16:00 - 16:15
Spermatogonial quantities in untreated prepubertal cancer patients are comparable to normative prepubertal spermatogonial values
Ieva Masliukaite, The Netherlands
16:15 - 16:30
Identification and efficiency assessment of potential miRNAs targets for developing new pharmacological drugs against chemotherapy induced ovarian damage using mice model.
Chrysanthi Alexandri, Belgium
16:30 - 16:45
Slow passive freezing for ovarian tissue shows comparable in vitro activation of primordial follicles with no difference in apoptosis compared to traditional controlled slow freezing.
Kelly Tilleman, Belgium
16:45 - 17:00
Assessing the effects of ovarian tissue ultra-rapid cryopreservation by vitrification on primordial-stage oocytes.
Nikoletta Panagiotopoulou, United Kingdom

17:00 - 18:00
Embryology
17:00 - 17:15
What stage of in vitro embryo development is affected by oxygen tension? A randomized clinical trial (RCT).
Christophe Sifer, France
17:15 - 17:30
Functionally active extracellular vesicles are released and taken up by zona-intact bovine embryos produced in vitro
Krishna Chaitanya Pavani, Belgium
17:30 - 17:45
Safety of fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) as a non-invasive assessment of embryo metabolism
Marta Venturas Pedro, U.S.A.
17:45 - 18:00
Morphokinetic analysis of euploid blastocysts: searching for non-invasive criteria of embryo implantation additional to chromosomal assessment.
Danilo Cimadomo, Italy

17:00 - 18:00
Implantation and early pregnancy
17:00 - 17:15
In-cycle prediction of the outcome after fresh embryo transfer in IVF/ICSI: a molecular analysis of follicular endometrial biopsies
Shari Mackens, Belgium
17:15 - 17:30
The inflammatory response during the implantation period: association with the Reticular Stress and the Unfolded Protein Response
Rosaha Elizabeth Ramhorst, Argentina
17:30 - 17:45
Global Gene Expression Analysis of Blastocyst Implantation on 2D and 3D Implantation Models: Towards a Comprehensive and Inclusive Research
Kubra Sarı, Turkey
17:45 - 18:00
Minimally-invasive RNA-Seq profiling of the endometrium during stimulated in vitro fertilization cycles to identify predictive markers of endometrial receptivity
Crystal Chan, Canada