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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

11:00am - 11:40am Laboratory Equipment 101: the foundation for successful IVF outcomes Joe Conaghan, PhD, HCLD
11:40am - 12:20pm Genetics for fellows - Family History: a critical but often overlooked preconception screening tool Amy Vance, MSc
12:20pm - 1:30pm Fellows Luncheon
Sponsorship Available
1:30pm - 2:10pm The types of REIs and REI practices: How to choose Eve Feinberg, MD
2:30pm - 1:10pm How to Publish - Getting REI Fellows on board with the publication process David Albertini, PhD, MS
3:10pm - 3:50pm PEARLS for REI boards Alex Quass
5:00pm - 6:15pm Fellows Cocktail Reception
Sponsorship Available
6:15pm - 8:30pm Fellows Dinner
Sponsorship Available

Thursday, April 4, 2019

7:00am - 7:45am Breakfast Symposium
Sponsorship Available
8:00am - 8:50am PGT-A and eSET: do we all see the same benefit? Kristen Ivani, PhD
8:50am - 9:40am Improving Access to Infertility Care Joseph Davis, DO
11:20am - 12:10pm Reproductive aging and Epigenetics - Dissociating the roles of genetics and epigenetics in maternal age-related fertility decline David Albertini, PhD, MS
1:20pm - 2:10pm The Effects of Advanced Paternal Age on Fertility, IVF, and Offspring Outcomes Paul Turek, MD
2:40pm - 3:30pm PGS: The Good, the Bad, and the Mosaic Mandy Katz-Jaffe, PhD
3:30pm - 4:20pm Optimizing Egg Freezing in Autologous Patients and Egg Donors Michael Levy
4:15pm - 5:00pm Product Theater (includes push notification)
Sponsorship Available
5:00pm - 6:30pm Fellows Dinner
Sponsorship Available
5:15pm - 6:00pm IVF Lab Professionals Reception
Sponsorship Available
6:00pm - 7:30pm Welcome Reception
Sponsorship Available
6:00pm - 8:30pm Dinner Symposium
Sponsorship Available

Friday, April 5, 2019

7:00am - 7:45am Breakfast Symposium
Sponsorship Available
8:30am - 9:20am Fresh vs. Frozen Embryo Transfer: Do we need a randomized controlled trial? Micah Hill, MD
9:20am - 10:10am The Mitochondria: What we know about it and what we do not. How critical is it? - Putting mitochondrial biology into a contemporary ART perspective-separating facts from fiction. David Albertini, PhD, MS
11:50am - 12:40pm ART Epidemiology: What are the Trends? Why we are collecting all this data for SART? The logic behind the madness. Paul Lin, MD
1:40pm - 2:30pm Legal & Legislative Issues that Affect ART: The Past to the Present- CONSENTS, CONTRACTS AND DEVELOPING 3rd PARTY ART LAW Susan Crockin, JD
2:40pm - 3:50pm F&S Webinar: Fertile Battles-Ovarian endometriosis and infertility: IVF or surgery as the first approach Bruce Lessey, MD
Edgardo Somingliana
4:15pm - 5:00pm Product Theater (includes push notification)
Sponsorship Available
5:30pm - 6:45pm Poster Reception
Sponsorship Available
6:45pm - 8:30pm Dinner Symposium
Sponsorship Available
8:45pm - 10:15pm Fellows Beer Banquet
Sponsorship Available

Saturday, April 6, 2019

6:55am - 7:45am Breakfast Symposium
Sponsorship Available
8:00am - 8:50am PCOS and Lipid Accumulation - Impact of Metabolic Dysfunction on Reproduction in PCOS Daniel Dumesic, MD
8:50am - 9:40am How to Optimize Success in Sperm Retrieval Paul Turek, MD
10:10am - 12:50pm Nursing Focus Concurrent Session: Donor Screening, Recruitment, and Retention. Are we all on the same page Tamara Tobias, MSN, ARNP
10:10am - 12:50pm Genetic Counselor Concurrent Session: The Dynamics of Donor Genetic Screening and Evaluation, Gestational Carrier Screening and Legal Challenges Amy Vance, MSc
Susan Crockin, JD
10:10am - 12:50pm Physician Focus Concurrent Session: Endometriosis & Implantation Debate, Recurrent Implantation Failure & Endometrial Immunologic Factors, The Role of Inositols in PCOS Treatment and ART Bruce Lessey, MD
Edgardo Somingliana
Carolyn Coulam, MD
10:10am - 12:50pm Lab/Reproductive Biology Concurrent Session: Lab Staffing & Workflow Management, Competency Assessments in the Lab, Biopsy and Vitrification: Are we there yet? Michael Abeyta, BSc, TS
William Venier, MSc, ELD, TS
12:00pm - 1:00pm President’s Reception
Sponsorship Available
2:00pm - 4:00pm Poolside Rest & Relaxation Station
Sponsorship Available
5:15pm - 6:00pm Nurses/Genetic Counselors Wine Reception
Sponsorship Available
6:45pm - 9:45pm Faculty/BOD/Past Presidents’ Dinner
Sponsorship Available
7:00pm - 9:30pm Awards Dinner
Sponsorship Available

Sunday, April 7, 2019

9:30am - 10:20am Bison Conservation - Applying Advances in ART to Species Conservation Jennifer Barfield
9:30am - 11:30am Sunday Brunch Program
Sponsorship Available
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