• Day 1

    5 April 2018

    • 08:00 - 08:30


    • 08:15 - 08:30

      Opening address

      Amelia Rodríguez-Aranda (Spain) / Rita Vassena (Spain)

    • 08:30 - 09:00

      Keynote lecture: Genetic instability in embryonic development

      Dietrich Egli (USA)

    • 09:00 - 11.00

      Clinical IVF: Techniques and result


      Georg Griesinger (Germany) / Amelia Rodríguez-Aranda (Spain)

      Too much treating not enough preventing

      Rita Vassena (Spain)

      ICSI: current use based on evidence or abuse? Re-evaluate the trend

      Siladitya Bhattacharya (UK)

      What chance of success in ART is reasonable? When should we stop treatment? Patient autonomy versus evidence based

      Georg Griesinger (Germany)

      Perinatal outcomes in third party reproduction

      Anna Blázquez (Spain)

    • 11:00 - 11:30

      Coffee break

    • 11:30 -13:30



      Anja Pinborg (Denmark) / Aïda Pujol (Spain)

      Managing implantation: when desperation clouds reason

      Nick Macklon (Denmark)

      Endometrial NK cells, senescence and implantation

      Paul John Brighton (UK)

      Single embryo transfer. Expectations and reality

      Christina Bergh (Sweden)

    • 13:30 - 15:30

      Lunch break

    • 15:30 - 17:00

      Cycle optimization


      Giovanni Coticchio (Italy) / Karinna Lattes (Spain)

      Blastocyst culture vs. cleavage stage: what system gives higher CPR?

      Aisling Ahlström (Sweden)

      Vitrification as a tool for cycle optimization

      Amelia Rodríguez-Aranda (Spain)

      Freeze-all: better PR or just a matter of safety? A critical appraisal

      Samuel Dos Santos Ribeiro (Belgium)

    • 17:00


  • Day 2

    6 April 2018

    • 08:00 - 10:00



      Nick Macklon (Denmark) / Rita Vassena (Spain)

      The link between the mitochondrial genome and ART

      Claudia Spits (Belgium)

      What should we do with mosaic embryos

      Nathan Treff (USA)

      Evidence based PGS: an update

      Georg Griesinger (Germany)

    • 10:00 - 10:30

      Selected oral communication


      Maria Beatrice Dal Canto (Italy) / Eduardo Motta (Brasil)

      3 communications chosen among the submitted abstracts

    • 10:30 - 11:00

      ART in the world: Present data and future perspectives

      Jacques de Mouzon (France)

    • 11:00 - 11:30

      Coffee break

    • 11:30 - 13:30

      Male factor


      Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter (Germany) / Ignacio Madero (Colombia)

      Proteomic analysis of male factor

      Charles Pineau (France)

      IVF vs. IUI: what should we chose and when

      Anja Pinborg (Denmark)

      Should we care about sperm DNA damage and how?

      Madelon Van Wely (The Netherlands)

    • 13:30 - 15:30

      Lunch break

    • 15:30 - 17:30

      Ethics and society


      Svend Lindenberg (Denmark) / Mauricio Chehin (Brasil)

      Oncofertility: is universal access advisable?

      Richard Anderson (UK)

      Expanded carrier screening: ethical challenges

      Pascal Borry (Belgium)

      Disclosure of donor conception and the right to know about one’s genetic origin

      Guido Pennings (Belgium)

      Surrogacy in Europe: to allow, to regulate, to forbid?

      Françoise Shenfield (UK)

    • 17:30


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