Friday 7 January

Technological

                                   

07.45Registration, refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing
07.50- 08.50Sponsor’s symposium
  
PLENARY SESSION 2

09.00

Chair: Suman Rice, Programme Chair, SRF

Keynote 1: In-vitro gametogenesis

Professor Katsuhiko Hayashi, Professor, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan

09.30

Keynote 2: Mitochondrial development

Professor Mary Herbert, Professor of Reproductive Biology, Wellcome Centre Mitochondrial Research, Newcastle upon Tyne

10.00

New horizons in pre-implantation genetic testing

Dagan Wells, Associate Professor, Nuffield Department of Women’s & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford

  
10.30 Attended poster presentations (even numbers)
Refreshments, exhibition and demo zone presentations
  
11.30

PATRICK STEPTOE MEMORIAL LECTURE

Matters of life: ART in Africa in the context of global reproductive health

Chair: Raj Mathur, Chair, BFS
Professor Silke Dyer, Reproductive Medicine Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa

  
12.20

Society AGMS

ARCS  Honorary member, STP awards
BFS  Honorary Fellowships
SRF  Marshall Medal (2021) – Prof. R. Michael Roberts

  
13.20

Lunch, exhibition and poster presentations viewing

CooperSurgical sponsor’s symposium

  
14.20PARALLEL SHORT PAPER SESSIONS 2
  
15.50Exhibition, refreshments and poster viewing
  
16.30-18.00UPDATE SESSION 2
U2A  Clinical
 

AI and clinical decision making

Sotirios Saravelos, Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine, Apricity Fertility and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London

 

Artificial Intelligence and the IVF lab

Dr Cristina Hickman, Chief Scientific Officer, Apricity

 

Regulation of AI in fertility treatment

Victoria Askew, Policy Manager, HFEA

U2B  Materno-Fetal/Embryonic Interactions
 

Maternal recognition of pregnancy in primates: Impact of endometriosis

Asgerally T Fazleabas, University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University

 

How to build a primate: modelling embryogenesis in a dish

Thorsten Boroviak, Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Primate Embryogenesis, University of Cambridge

 

Big baby, small baby, how does your placenta grow?

Karen Forbes, Leeds

U2C  Clinical science
 

Male preconception health and impact on fertility and pregnancy outcomes: circadian rhythms, sleep and impact on semen quality 

Carmen Messerlian, Assistant Professor of Environmental Reproductive, Perinatal, and Pediatric Epidemiology, Harvard, USA

 

Impact of paternal age on ART

Denny Sakkas, Scientific Director, Boston IVF

 

Sperm quality as an indicator of future health 

Dr Michael Eisenberg, Director, Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery; Associate Professor of Urology and Obstetrics & Gynecology (by courtesy), Stanford University

U2D 
 

Fertility care through apps

Francesca Steyn, Director of Fertility, PEPPY Health

 

Fertility support platforms – the good, the bad and those that can be sometimes unhelpful

Tracey Sainsbury, Independent Senior Fertility Counsellor, Fertility Counselling

 

Caring for intimate data in fertility technologies

Maryam Mehrnezad, Cyber Security Research Fellow, Newcastle University, UK

  
19.30Conference dinner

Please note: Topics and titles subject to change