DETAILED PROGRAM

Dexeus Congress: ART towards the future


13:45-14:00 OPENING CEREMONY


14:00 – 14:50 Session 1: Genes matter!
Chairs: Joaquín Llacer –  Gabriela Palacios

14:00 – 14:25
Genetics and Reproductive Medicine.
Lessons learned from the whole genome project
Stylianos Antonarakis (Switzerland)

14:25 – 14:50
Pharmacogenomics and female infertility
Livio Casarini (Italy)


14:55 – 16:10 Session 2: 1, 2, 3, Let’s start! … Stimulating differently!
Chair: Laura De La Fuente

14:55 – 15:20
Individualized Starting stimulating dose based on genetic profile.
Ana Neves (Portugal)

15:20 – 15:45
Late-follicular phase start of ovarian stimulation
Christophe Blockeel (Belgium)

15:45 – 16:10
Luteal phase start of ovarian stimulation
Enrico Papaleo (Italy) 


14:55 – 16:10 Parallel Session Embryology 1.
Rescue in the lab: SOS eggs and embryos
Chair: Silvia Mateo

14:55 – 15:20
Immature oocytes. When is it worth considering?
Başak Balaban (Turkey)

15:20 – 15:45
Abnormal fertilized oocytes. When and how to use them.
Cristina Magli (Italy) 

15:45-16:10
Discussion


16:10 – 16:40 COFFEE BREAK

16:40 – 17:25
Debate I: DUAL stimulation: Double success or double trouble?
Chair: Antonio Pellicer
2 is better than 1+1: Alberto Vairelli  (Italy)
2 can’t be better than 1+1:  Nick Macklon (United Kingdom)

18:25 – 19:10
Debate II: PCOS: In vitro maturation or simply stimulation?
Chair: Isidoro Bruna
IVM3.0: Michel de Vos (Belgium) 
Conventional stimulation and freeze all: Ernesto Bosch (Spain)

19:10 – 20:00 WELCOME RECEPTION


08:30 – 09:20 Session 3: Surgical problems” prior to ART
Chairs: Jean Marc Ayoubi – Pere Barri

08:30 – 08:55
What can hamper more ovarian reserve during endometriosis surgery?
Anis Feki (Switzerland)

08:55 – 09:20
Traditional and novel medical treatments for controlling endometriosis
Edgardo Somiglana (Italy)

09:20 – 10:35 Session 4: Time to “freeze time” with elective fertility preservation
Chair: Dolors Manau

09:20 – 09:45
New indications for fertility preservation?
Kirsten Tryde Macklon (Denmark)

09:45 – 10:10
What can patients expect from their frozen eggs?
Dominic Stoop (Belgium)

10:10 – 10:35
Should we to use progestins to control the LH in all fertility preservation cycles?
Antonio La Marca (Italy)

10:35 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:15 Session 5: Get the balance right! Quality vs. Quantity in poor prognosis patients
Chairs: Nikolaos Polyzos – Miquel Solé

11:00 – 11:25
Is more always the better? “Mild” or “wild” ovarian stimulation for poor responders.
Biljana Popovic-Todorovic (Serbia)

11:25 – 11:50
Live and let die! Increasing the oocytes’ lifespan!
Elvan Boke (Spain)

11:50 – 12:15
“Game-over” experimentation in poor ovarian responders. Switching-off unproven “Add-ons”!
Anja Pinborg (Denmark)

13:40 – 14:30 LUNCH

14:30 – 15.20 Session 6: AI in ART: Are we summoning the daemon?
Chair: Mónica Parriego

14:30 – 14:55
Fertility specialist versus machine learning. Who knows to stimulate best?
Nikolaos Polyzos (Spain)

14:55 – 15:20
Is introduction of AI the future in the IVF lab?
Alison Campbell (United Kingdom)

15:20 – 16:05
Debate III
:
Time to pull the trigger for final oocyte maturation
Chair: Enrique Pérez de la Blanca
Dual trigger for all: Raul Orvieto (Israel)
Dual trigger for some: Juan García Velasco (Spain)

15:20 – 16:10 Parallel Session Embryology 2. Big Zoom to embryo culture
Chair: Marga Esbert

15:20 – 15:45
Limits and timing in embryo development
Danilo Cimadomo (Italy)

15:45 – 16:10
Room for improvement in embryo culture
Aisling Ahlström (Sweden)


17:10 – 17:30 COFFEE BREAK

17:30 – 18:45 Sesion 7: Opening the “black box” of the luteal phase
Chair: Juan José Espinós

17:30 – 17:55
Natural cycle FET can we still allow planning
Samuel Santo Ribeiro (Portugal)

17:55 – 18:20
The luteal phase in stimulated cycles
Hakan Yarali (Turkey)

18:20 – 18:45
The Luteal phase in endometriosis/adenomyosis patients.
Peter Humaidan (Denmark)

18:45 – 19:10 Award José María Dexeus Medal


09:00 – 09:50 Session 8: Eat right, breathe right &… live right!
Chairs: Andrea Genazzani – Antonio Gosalvez

09:00 – 09:25
Environmental chemical exposure and fertility in women.
Pauliina Damdimopoulou (Sweden)

09:25 – 09:50
The effect of weight loss and physical activity on fertility.
Signe Sorensen Torekov (Denmark)

09:50 – 11:05 Session 9: Can anyone see the man in the room?
Chairs: Piotr Sokol – Frédéric Lamazou

09:50 – 10:15
The Sperm-Count ‘Crisis’!
Allan Pacey (United Kingdom)

10.15 – 10:40
Male genital infections and fertility
Álvaro Vives (Spain)

10:40 – 11:05
Automated ICSI
Nuno Costa-Borges (Spain)

11:05 – 11:35 COFFEE BREAK

11:35 – 13:15 Session 10: Repeated implantation failure (RIF): “looking under the hood”
Chair: Joana Peñarrubia

11:35 – 12:00
Looking at the microbiome
Carlos Simon (Spain)

12:00 – 12:25
Looking at the immune profile
Antonios Makrigiannakis (Greece)

12:25 – 12:50
Looking inside the uterus
Rudi Campo (Belgium)

12:50 – 13:15
Looking at nothing
Yacoub Khalaf (United Kingdom)

13:15 CLOSING REMARKS