Harish Bhandari, Consultant Gynaecologist & Sub-specialist Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, ‎Leeds Fertility, UK

Ying Cheong

Ying Cheong, Professor of Reproductive Medicine, University of Southampton, UK

Carlos Simón, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Valencia, Spain

Houghton Fran

Dr Franchesca Houghton, Fertility 2018 Programme Chair and Senior Lecturer in Stem cells and Developmental Biology, University of Southampton


Prof Allan Pacey, MBE, Professor of Andrology, University of Sheffield

Nick Raine-Fenning 2

Prof Nick Raine-Fenning, Clinical Associate Professor and Reader in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, University of Nottingham


Kavita Vedhara, Professor of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK

Paul Fowler 2017

Paul Fowler, Director of the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK

Adam Watkins

Adam Watkins, Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology, University of Nottingham


Theirry Van den Bosch, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Richard Sharpe

Richard Sharpe, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, The Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK

Amy Barrie

Amy Barrie, Senior Clinical Embryologist, IVI Cheshire, Chester, UK

Hermes Gadêlha

Hermes Gadêlha, Lecturer, University of York, UK

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Stephen Hillier, Honorary Professorial Fellow, Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Edinburgh, UK

Sally Cheshire

Sally Cheshire, Chair, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, UK

John Dumoulin

John Dumoulin, Clinical Embryologist,
Head IVF - Laboratory, Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands

Thomas Hildenbrandt

Thomas Hildebrandt, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin

Phillip Bennett

Phillip Bennett, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology (IRDB), Imperial College London

Richard Legro

Richard Legro, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Public Health Sciences, Penn State University College of Medicine, USA

Ramiro Alberio

Ramiro Alberio, Associate Professor in Developmental Epigenetics, University of Nottingham, UK

James Barrett

James Barrett, Lead Clinician, Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic, UK

João Ramalho-Santos

João Ramalho-Santos, Associate Professor, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Rebecca Robker

Rebecca Robker, Associate Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia

Steven Reynolds

Steven Reynolds, Research Fellow, Academic Unit of Radiology, Medical School, University of Sheffield, UK

Tom Bourne

Tom Bourne, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery & Cancer, within the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK

Sesh Kamal Sunkara, Consultant Gynaecologist and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, King's College London, UK

Kim Gemzoe

Kim Gemzoe, Clinical Development Manager; Real World Evidence, GSK, UK

Kevin McEleny

Kevin McEleny, Consultant Urologist/Andrologist, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

John Cryan

John Cryan, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Cork, Ireland

David Miller

David Miller, Reader in Molecular Andrology and HABSelect Chief Investigator, University of Leeds, UK

Kate Hardy

Kate Hardy, Professor of Reproductive Biology, Imperial College, London, UK

Jane Stewart

Jane Stewart, Consultant in Repro Med and Gynae - Head of Department, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Nick Macklon, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Medical Director, London Women's Clinic and The Bridge Centre, London, UK

Nick Jones, Director of Compliance and Information, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, UK

Ashley Moffett, Professor of Reproductive Immunology, University of Cambridge, UK

Tina Kold Jensen

Tina Kold Jensen, Professor, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark

Technologies and controversies

Fantastic line up of speakers already confirmed for 2019!

Thursday 3 January

  • Deborah Bowman, Professor of Bioethics, Clinical Ethics and Medical Law, St George’s University, London, UK
  • Evelyn Telfer, Personal Chair in Reproductive Biology, The University of
    Edinburgh, UK

Friday 4 January

  • Jonathan Tilly, University Distinguished Professor and Chair Department of Biology, Northeastern University, USA
  • Catherine Racowsky, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard University, USA
  • Arne Sunde, Professor, Fertility Clinic, St. Olav’s University Hospital in Trondheim, Norway

Saturday 5 January

  • John Aplin, Professor of Reproductive Biomedicine, University of Manchester, UK
  • Erica Watson, Lecturer in Reproductive Biology, University of Cambridge, UK

More speakers will be announced soon…