Assisted Reproduction Symposium
IVI Valencia in collaboration with the Swiss Embassy
24th February 2022
Ciudad de las Artes y Las Ciencias
Science Museum Auditorium (Museo las Ciencias)
Av. Professor López Piñero, 7
46013 Valencia (Spain)


9:00-9:30h. Registration and welcome

9:30-9:45h. Opening
Spanish Health/Science and Innovation Minister or Ambassador of Switzerland

9:45-10:00h. Special lecture on COVID-19
M. Nieto. Director of Public Health and the Environment Department, World Health Organisation
Session 1
10:00h. Ovarian rejuvenation; state of the art
A. Pellicer, Spain-Italy

10:30h. Endometrial organoids for the study of embryo implantation
H. Vankelecom, Belgium

11:00h. Vaginal/endometrial microbiome: effect on (in)fertility, pregnancy, and birth
J. García Velasco, Spain

11:30-12:00h. Coffee break
Session 2
12:00h. Stem-cell based generation of eggs and sperm: scientific and society perspectives

12:30h. Genome editing in the germ line – promise and risks
F. Zambelli, Spain

13:00-14:30h. Lunch
Session 3
14:30h. Health of children born after ART: what do the data tell us?
A. Pinborg, Denmark

15:00h. Global Fertility Rates are below replacement levels: implications for society and medicine
M. Connoly, GMAS

15:30h. Artificial intelligence: applications in reproductive medicine decision making
M. Meseguer, Spain

16:00-16:30h. Coffee break
Session 4
16:30h. Joint decision making in infertility treatment: what do patients want?
J. Boivin, UK

17:00h. Is donor anonymity going to end? Ethical and genetic considerations
G. Pennings, Belgium

17:30h. Closing
Spanish Health/Science and Innovation Minister or Ambassador of Switzerland

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