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Thursday 01 November 2018

12:00 - 13:45
Registration and Welcome Lunch

13:45 - 14:00
Introduction
Giovanni Coticchio, Italy

14:00 - 15:30
Session 01 - Sperm selection in ICSI treatment
Chairs
Debbie Montjean, France
Giovanni Coticchio, Italy
14:00 - 14:20
Do we really need to select sperm?
Basak Balaban, Turkey
14:20 - 14:30
Discussion
14:30 - 14:50
Hyaluronate binding for sperm selection
David Miller, United Kingdom
14:50 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:20
Cell sorting, microfluidics and other sperm selection approaches
Jackson Kirkman-Brown, United Kingdom
15:20 - 15:30
Discussion

15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30
Session 02 - Oocyte assessment
Chairs
Susanna Jamina Apter, Sweden
Elpida Fragouli, United Kingdom
16:00 - 16:20
Should we select oocytes on the basis of morphological criteria?
Ioannis Sfontouris, Greece
16:20 - 16:30
Discussion
16:30 - 16:50
Cumulus cell gene expression analysis as a non-invasive tool for oocyte competence
Tom Adriaenssens, Belgium
16:50 - 17:00
Discussion
17:00 - 17:20
Polar body chromosome analysis: a viable alternative in PGS?
Karen Sermon, Belgium
17:20 - 17:30
Discussion