2019 World Congress - Saturday Agenda
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April 13, 2019


8:00 – 18:00        Registration Open


8:00 – 19:30        Exhibits


8:00 – 9:00           Ferring Symposium

                             Speaker: TBD


8:00 – 9:00           ASRM Embryo Transfer Session

                           Speakers: Keith Ray; Richard Reindollar; Samantha Pfiefer; William Hurd, MD, MPH


9:00 -  17:30       Nurse Program


9:00 - 9:30            Keynote Lecture 6: Endocrine Related Disorders

Red Hall               Chairs: KK Iswaran, MD; and Xiaoping Wan

                  Speaker: Hilary Critchley, MD


9:30 - 10:00         Keynote Lecture 7: Uterine Transplantation

Red Hall              Chair: Wen Di

                 Speaker: Pernilla Dahm-Kahler, MD, PhD


10:00 - 10:30       REFRESHMENT BREAK


10:30 - 11:15       David Healey Endowed Lecture: Evidenced-based Medicine

                 Chairs: Basil Tarlatzis, M, PhD;  Jiaying Liu

                            Speaker: Johannes L.N Evers, MD, PhD


11:15 - 12:45       Parallel Session 5


Blue Hall             Trilogy Session 6:  Molecular Genetics and Heterogeneity of Gyn Disorders

                            Chairs: Steven Lindheim; Rossa Chiu, MBBS, PhD


                11:15 – 11:45      Oocyte Maturation Arrest

                                                      Speaker: Han Zhao, MD


               11:45 – 12:15      Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

                                                      Speaker: YingYing Qin, MD, PhD

               12:15- 12:45         Androgen Insensitivity

                                                      Speaker: Qinjie Tian, MD


Gold Hall              Trilogy Session 7:  Fertility Preservation

                             Chair:   Hrishikesh Pai, MD; Xiangyan Rua


                 11:15 – 11:45      Epidemiology of Onco Fertility

                                                       Speaker: Dror Meirow, MD,


                11:45 – 12:15      Global Results with Ovaian Tissue Transplantation

                                                       Speaker: Sherman Silber, MD


                12:15 - 12:45       Fertility Preservation in Males

                                                       Speaker: Peter Schlegel, MD


Room TBD           American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Symposium


Room TBD           ASRM Embryo Transfer Session 6

                            Speakers: Keith Ray; Richard Reindollar; Samantha Pfiefer; William Hurd, MD, MPH  


12:45 - 13:45       Lunch and Exhibits


12:45 - 13:45       Industry Symposia


12:45 - 13:45       IFFS General Assembly 2

Room TBD


13:45 - 15:15       Parallel Session 6


Red Hall              Trilogy Session 8:  Ovarian Stimulation

                 Chairs: Marcos Horton, Xiao Yan Liang


                 13:45 – 14:15      Prediction Model

                                                        Speaker: Lan Thi Ngoc Vuong, MD, PhD

                 14:15 – 14:45     New Challenges in Ovarian Stimulation

                                                       Speaker: Michel De Vos, MD


                 14:45 – 15:15       Mild Stimulation

                                                        Speaker: Bart Fauser, MD, PhD


Blue Hall              Trilogy Session 9: PCOS   

                             Chairs: Richard Legro, MD; Dongzi Yang


                 13:45 – 14:15      Heterogeneity in PCOS

                                                       Speaker: Joop Laven, MD, PhD


                 14:15 – 14:45      Challenges of Managing the Infertile Patient with PCOS

                                                        Speaker: Richard Legro, MD


                 14:45 – 15:15       Assisted Reproductive Technology

                                                        Speaker: Zi-Jiang Chen, MD


Room TBD           ISAR/IFS Invited Symposium


Room TBD           Fertility Society of Australia Symposium


Room TBD           ASRM Embryo Transfer Session 7

                            Speakers: Keith Ray; Richard Reindollar; Samantha Pfiefer; William Hurd, MD, MPH                   


15:15 - 16:15       Parallel Session 7


Room TBD           Panel 10: Sequencing and population Genetics in China

                             Panel Leader: Li Jin

                             Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Panel 11:  Male Factor and ART Outcome

                             Panel Leader: Antti Perheentupa, MD, PhD

                  Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Panel 12: Management of Unexplained Fertility

                             Panel Leader: Mohan Kamath, MS,DNB

                             Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Panel 13:  Obesity in Africa

                            Panel Leader: Oladapo Ashiru, MD, PhD

                            Panelists: Hassan Nasrat; James Olobo-Lalobo; Lizette White


Room TBD           Panel 14: Cryopreservation of G etes and Embryos

                            Panel Leader: Hrishikesh  Pai, MD

                            Panelists: TBD


 Room TBD         Debate 5: GNRH Trigger is Preferred over HCG

                            Chairs: Rong Li, Kurt Barnhart, MD; Dr. Harris

                            Con: Edgar Mocanu, MD

                            Pro: Paul Devroey, MD


 Room TBD         Oral Abstract Presentations 


16:15 – 16:30      REFRESHMENT BREAK


16:30 – 18:00      ASRM Embryo Transfer Session 8

                           Speakers: Keith Ray; Richard Reindollar; Samantha Pfiefer; William Hurd, MD, MPH


16:30 - 17:30       PARALLEL SESSION 8


Room TBD           Panel 15: Global Role of Infection in Infertility

                            Panel Leader: James Kiarie, MD

                            Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Panel 16: Maternal Cell Free DNA Screening in ART Miscarriages

                            Panel Leader: Rossa Chiu, MBBS, PhD

                            Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Panel 17: Management of Fibroids

                            Chair:  Narendra Malhotra, MD

                             Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Debate 6: Immunotherapy Has a Role in the Treatment of Recurrent Miscarriage

                            Chairs Samantha Pfiefer and Minoru Irahra

                  Pro: Roy Farquharson, MD

                            Con: Lesley Regan, MD


 Room TBD          Oral Abstract Presentations 



17:30 - 18:30       PARALLEL SESSION 9


Room TBD           Panel 18: Endometrial Receptivity Can It Be Manipulated

                            Panel Leader: Kuldeep Jain, MD

                            Panelists: Henriette Nielsen; Abha Majumdar; Sudha Prasad    ; Neena Malhotra; Bharti Dhorepatil


Room TBD           Panel 19: Management of Uterine Septum

                            Chair: Samantha Pfeifer, MD

                            Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Panel 20: Case Studies in PCOS

                            Panel Leader: Robert Norman, MD

                             Panelists: Richard Legro; Rong Li; Jaideep Malhotra


Room TBD           Panel 21: Regulating Fertility Treatment  amidst Differing Global Ethical Climates

                            Panel Leader: Gamal Serour, MD

                            Panelists: TBD


Room TBD           Debate 7: Mild Stimulation Should Be Routinely Offered for Poor Responders

                             Chairs: Anna Smirnova/Guoning Huang

        Pro: Canquan Zhou, MD, PhD

                             Con: Yanping Kuang, MD


Room TBD           Oral Abstract Presentations 


18:30 - 19:30       Reception with Exhibitors


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