Health China
"3rd National Conference Reproductive Medicine 2011"
Hallam Conference Centre
44 Hallam Street London, United Kingdon W1W 6JJ, United Kingdom 020 7706 7700
London, United Kingdon
Benefits of attending Reproductive Medicine 2011:
• Hear about the controversies and challenges in reproductive medicine
• Receive updates on trans-national reproduction, a recent research project on
why people travel abroad for fertility treatment
• Explore the causes of infertility including fibroids, uterine abnormalities and
ovulation disorders
• Evaluate current fertility treatments and assisted reproductive technologies
including recurrent implantation failure, frozen embryo replacement and
reproductive surgery
• Assess health risks associated with babies conceived by IVF
• Gain insights into current ethical issues including egg freezing for social and
medical reasons
• Increase understanding of the current developments in law and regulation in the
field of reproductive medicine including surrogacy and donor conception
• Discuss and share ideas with leading practitioners in the field

• Specialists in reproductive
• Specialists in fertility
• Specialists in embryology
• Specialists in endocrinology
• Specialists in andrology
• Gynaecologists and obstetricians
• General practitioners
• Fertility counsellors
• Nurse specialists in reproductive
medicine and fertility
• Midwives with a special interest in
• Researchers in the field of
reproductive medicine
• Lawyers who specialise in
reproductive medicine
• All trainees in these disciplines

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, September 15, 2011
08:00:00 Registration and refreshments
08:55:00 Welcome and introduction by ChairLockwood, Gillian Lockwood
09:05:00 The rise in cross-border reproductive care Lorraine Culley
09:40:00 New genetic methods to test eggs and embryos Dagan Wells
10:20:00 Stem cell research and reproductive medicine Dusko Ilic
10:50:00 Discussion
11:05:00 Refreshments
11:30:00 Endocrinology and importance of follicular phase progesterone Richard Fleming
12:00:00 Male reproduction: “Beware, your sins may find you out”McClure, Neil McClure
12:30:00 Ethnicity and infertility: What do we know? Nicky Hudson
13:00:00 Discussion
13:15:00 Lunch
14:00:00 Sperm function analysis and testing Christopher Barratt
14:30:00 Ovarian ageing and response to ovarian stimulation Nick Macklon
15:00:00 Effects of fibroids on infertility Yacoub Khalaf
15:30:00 Discussion
15:45:00 Refreshments
16:05:00 Uterine abnormalities and infertility
16:35:00 Challenges and management of recurrent pregnancy loss Lesley Regan
17:05:00 Fertility preservation in cancer patients Anthony Rutherford
17:35:00 Discussion and close of day one
Friday, September 16, 2011
08:30:00 Registration and refreshments
09:00:00 Reproductive surgery Tim Child
09:30:00 New developments in fertility testing and treatments Simon Fishel
10:00:00 Management of azoospermia Abha Maheshwari
10:30:00 Discussion
10:45:00 Refreshments
11:05:00 Challenges and management of recurrent implantation failure Siobhan Quenby
11:35:00 Advantages and limitations of frozen embryo replacement Tarek El-Toukhy
12:05:00 Health risks for babies conceived by IVF Richard Kennedy
12:35:00 Discussion
12:50:00 Lunch
13:40:00 Egg and sperm donation: outcome of the HFEA review Juliet Tizzard
14:10:00 Decision making in men who bank sperm Allan Pacey
14:40:00 Egg freezing for social and medical reasons: is there a difference? Gillian Lockwood
15:10:00 Discussion
15:25:00 Refreshments
15:45:00 Poor responders: is anyone too difficult to treat?
16:15:00 Recent developments in law and regulation in reproductive medicine James Lawford-Davies
16:45:00 Fertility law: surrogacy and donor conception Louisa Ghevaert
17:15:00 Discussion and close of conference
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