April 29, 2016 (Friday)

WELCOME

 

Hakan Yaralı

 

Key-Note Lecture-I

The receptive endometrium: The dialogue begins.. 

 

Nicholas S. Macklon

 

SESSION-I:

 

Individualized Controlled Ovarian Stimulation (iCOS)

Poor-responder 

 

Peter Humaidan

Hyper-responder 

 

Evangelos G. Papanikolaou

Normo-responder 

 

Gürkan Bozdag

 

SESSION-II:

 

Quality control and controversies in the ART Lab

Training and monitoring performance of embryologists 

 

Catherine Racowsky

Difficult patients for the embryologist: How to handle?

 

Julius Hreinsson

Single or sequential culture media? 

 

Catherine Racowsky

Why Do Euploid Embryos Not Always Result in a Viable Delivery?

 

Santiago Munne

 

Key-note Lecture-II

Novel treatments to trigger final oocyte maturation 

 

Peter Humaidan

 

Key-note Lecture-III

The current status of time-lapse imaging for embryo selection

 

Catherine Racowsky

 

SESSION-III:

 

ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION-CONTROVERSIAL ASPECTS OF CLINICAL ART

 

Juan A. Garcia Velasco; Nicholas S. Macklon; Sandro Esteves; Peter Humaidan

 

  • Progesterone elevation during COS
  • Exclusively blastocyst transfer for all?
  • How to prepare endometrium in frozen replacement cycles?
  • Thrombophilia and ART-Any detrimental impact or unnecessary overuse?
  • Adjuvant therapy/dietary supplementation for IVF
  • How to manage recurrent implantation failure?
 

SESSION-IV

 

Pre-implantation genetic testing

Genetic technologies for PGS: a-CGH, SNP, QPCR and NGS 

 

Santiago Munne

Pre-implantation genetic testing in ART: who will benefit and what is the evidence?

 

Filippo M. Ubaldi

Optimizing embryo biopsy (techniques and timing) 

 

Laura Rienzi

Implementing PGD/PGS in IVF clinics: considerations for the best laboratory approach and management

 

Antonio Capalbo

 

 

April 30, 2016 (Saturday)

 

Key-note Lecture-IV

ART Lab:  Conventional indicators and benchmarks

 

Julius Hreinsson

 

Key-note Lecture-V

Luteal phase support: Current status and new approaches 

 

Claus Y. Andersen

 

Key-note Lecture-VI

In-vitro activation of ovarian follicles: from bench to clinic

 

Aaron Hsueh

 

Key-note Lecture-VII

 

Novel concepts in male-factor infertility-Clinical and Laboratory Perspectives 

 

Sandro Esteves

 

SESSION-V

 

Cryopreservation

Oocyte and embryo vitrification-Current status 

 

Laura Rienzi

Female fertility preservation-State of the art 

 

Claus Y. Andersen

Fresh, deferred or personalized blastocyst transfer? That is the question..

 

Juan A. Garcia Velasco

 

 

CLOSING