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Friday 25 May 2018

12:30 - 13:50
Registration and Welcome Lunch

13:50 - 14:00
Introduction
Daniela Romualdi, Italy
Georg Griesinger, Germany

14:00 - 15:30
Session 1: The physiology and pathology of the luteal phase
Chair
Peter Humaidan, Denmark
14:00 - 14:20
The luteal phase in close relatives to the human: lessons to be learned from animal reproduction
Stefan Bauersachs, Switzerland
14:20 - 14:30
Discussion
14:30 - 14:50
Is luteal phase defect a real entity?
Daniela Romualdi, Italy
14:50 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:20
Freeze all embryos for later transfer: a solution to luteal phase problems after ovarian stimulation?
Ying Cheong, United Kingdom
15:20 - 15:30
Discussion

15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30
Session 2: Approaches for assessing endometrial receptivity
Chair
Daniela Romualdi, Italy
16:00 - 16:20
Should we stop measuring endometrial thickness by sonography?
Frank J. Broekmans, The Netherlands
16:20 - 16:30
Discussion
16:30 - 17:00
Debate: are gene expression arrays reliable and valid in assessing endometrial receptivity? PRO
José Antonio Horcajadas Almansa, Spain
17:00 - 17:30
Debate: are gene expression arrays reliable and valid in assessing endometrial receptivity? CON
Efstratios Kolibianakis, Greece