Program

20. February 2020

Cryos Tour

Tour of the Cryos International Sperm and Egg bank in Orlando from 6-8 PM.

Private bus pick-up at hotel at 5:30 PM Learn more.

21. February

Symposium 

Primary program

 

 

08:00-08:30 AM

Registration 

08:30-09:00 AM

Peter Reeslev, CEO at Cryos International

Welcome

Ethics, legislation & donor children 

09:00-09:20 AM

Andrea Braverman, Clinical Professor at Thomas Jefferson University

Is donor anonymity dead?

09:20-09:40 AM

Ole SchouFounder of Cryos International

Who are the parents?

09:40-10:00 AM

Melissa Brisman, Owner of Reproductive Possibilities
The conundrum of using genetic companies to find donor parents

10:00-10:20 AM

Panel 

Andrea Braverman, Ole Schou and Melissa Brisman 

10:20-10:40 AM

Break 

Networking and socializing 

 

Donor sperm 

 

10:40-11:00 AM

Tony Anderson, Owner of Embryo Director
Quality control in the andrology lab

11:00-11:20 AM

Eleanor StevensonAssociate Professor at Duke University School of Nursing
Male Factor Infertility: Meeting men's unmet emotional and informational needs

 

11:20-11:40 AM

Ashok Agarwal, Director and professor at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
MOSI, Male Oxidative Stree Inefertility: A hope for patients trapped in an elusive condition called idiopathic infertility

11:40-12:00 NOON

Panel
Tony Anderson, Eleanor Stevenson and Ashok Agarwal​

12:00-1:00 PM

Lunch 
Networking and socializing

Donor eggs 

1:00-1:20 PM

Saghar Kasiri, Director of European Operations at Cryos International
Corey Burke, Tissue Bank Director at Cryos International 

To Freeze or not to Freeze?! That is the question

1:20-1:40 PM

Speaker TBD 
 

1:40-2:00 PM

Speaker TBD 

2:00-2:20 PM

Panel 
Saghar Kasiri, Corey Burke and others

2:20-2:40 PM

Break 

Networking and socializing 

 

Genetics 

 

 

2:40-3:00 PM

Juliana Cuzzi, Medical Science Director at Igenomix US & Canada

Non Invasive Genetic Testing (niPGT-A): is it applicable for ART practice?

3:00-3:20 PM

Anne-Bine Skytte, Scientific director at Cryos International 

Reproductive carrier screening

 

3:20-3:40 PM

Ben Davies, Associate professor at University of Oxford
The feasibility and associated risks of germline editing

3:40-4:00 PM

Panel & Sum-up
Anne-Bine Skytte, Ben Davies and Juliana Cuzzi.

4:00-4:20 PM

Surprise entertainment 

End of lectures 

 

5:30-6:00 PM

Networking and socializing – Ball room lobby

 

6:00-8:00 PM

Conference Dinner 

8:00-10:00 PM

Rooftop Pool Deck party