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Friday 08 December 2017

08:30 - 09:00
Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00 - 09:05
Introduction
Martine De Rycke, Belgium

09:05 - 09:30
Opening Session - 20 Years of PGD Consortium
Joyce Harper, United Kingdom

09:30 - 10:25
Session 1: PGD/PGS counseling - Part 1
Chairs
André Van Steirteghem, Belgium
Katerina Vesela, Czech Republic
09:30 - 09:50
Fertility counseling: PAST
Luca Gianaroli, Italy
09:50 - 10:10
Fertility counseling: PRESENT & FUTURE
Madelon Meijer-Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
10:10 - 10:25
Discussion

10:25 - 11:00
Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:50
Session 1: PGD/PGS counseling - Part II
Chairs
André Van Steirteghem, Belgium
Katerina Vesela, Czech Republic
11:00 - 11:20
Genetic counseling: PAST
Ingeborg Liebaers, Belgium
11:20 - 11:40
Genetic counseling: PRESENT & FUTURE
Christine de Die - Smulders, The Netherlands
11:40 - 11:50
Discussion

11:50 - 12:40
Session 2: Embryo culture and cryopreservation
Chairs
Tugce Pehlivan Budak, United Kingdom
Catherine Staessen, Belgium
11:50 - 12:10
Embryo culture and cryopreservation: PAST
Carmen Rubio LLuesa, Spain
12:10 - 12:30
Embryo culture and cryopreservation: PRESENT & FUTURE
Cristina Magli, Italy
12:30 - 12:40
Discussion

12:40 - 14:30
Lunch Break

14:30 - 15:20
Session 3: Biopsy
Chair
Leeanda J. Wilton, Australia
14:30 - 14:50
Biopsy: PAST
Alan H. Handyside, United Kingdom
14:50 - 15:10
Biopsy: PRESENT & FUTURE
Georgia Kokkali, Greece
15:10 - 15:20
Discussion

15:20 - 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:10
Session 4: Genetic testing
Chair
Alan Thornhill, United Kingdom
16:00 - 16:20
Evolution of PGS from fish to sequencing
Santiago Munne, U.S.A.
16:20 - 16:40
Testing for monogenic disorders: PAST
Karen Sermon, Belgium
16:40 - 17:00
Testing for all: PRESENT & FUTURE
Dagan Wells, United Kingdom
Gary Harton, U.S.A.
17:00 - 17:10
Discussion