The 2nd IVF Worldwide Congress in Reproductive Medicine

Live Conference: Saturday, September 12, 2020

Zeev Shoham, Israel Milton Leong, Hong Kong
Session 1: Opening session: The COVID 19 pandemic and reproductive medicine, new perspectives
How the identification of specific COVID-19 phenotypes has changed our understanding of anti-COVID immunity
Norbert Gleicher, USA
IVF in the time of the COVID19 pandemic: Securing safe practice
Milton Leong, Hong Kong
The impact of COVID19 pandemic on IVF
Zeev Blumenfeld, Israel
Session 2: Special lecture
Moderator: Milton Leong, Hong Kong
Why doesn’t the ovary benefit from the “longevity dividend “?
Gerald Schatten, USA
 Session 3: GnRH analogues in reproduction
Moderator: Zeev Shoham, Israel
Dual trigger for oocyte maturation in the IVF program: Time to change our practice
Raoul Orvieto, Israel
Advances and pitfalls in GnRH agonist triggering
Ariel Weissman, Israel
Session 4: Progestogen use in women across her life span – show me the evidence
Moderator: Zeev Shoham, Israel
Endometriosis and infertility: Patients preference and treatment options
Svetlana Dubrovina, Russia
Early Pregnancy Loss: what can we offer?
Asher Bashiri, Israel
IVF and luteal phase support: what can we offer our patients?
Andrea Weghofer, Austria
Session 5: Harnessing the power of data
Moderator: Zeev Shoham, Israel
The importance of using an electronic patient record for IVF units: Improving patient care through accurate analysis of data
Dean Morbeck, New Zealand
Machine learning made simple, but not that simple….
Coby Metzger, Israel and Dean Morbeck, New Zealand
Session 6: Donor eggs
Moderator: Yuval Yaron, Israel
Should embryos from egg donors undergo PGT-A (Preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy)?
Avner Hershlag, USA
Session 7: Fertility preservation
Moderator: Jacques Donnez, Belgium
Fertility treatment in breast cancer patients
Dror Meirow, Israel
How to improve ovarian tissue transplantation?
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Belgium and Jacques Donnez, Belgium
Fertility preservation in children
Hamish Wallace, UK
Session 8: Striving for excellence in IVF treatment
Moderator: Richard Scott, USA
Simple methods to define IVF success rate
Richard Scott, USA
Key performance indicators in assisted reproductive technologies
Dominique DeZiegler, France
Effective evaluation of the management of the IVF laboratory
Laura Rienzi, Italy
Session 9: Monitoring IVF from home
Modorator: Bart Fauser, The Netherlands
Tele-monitoring of IVF ovarian stimulation using patient-made vaginal sonography
Jan Gerris, Belgium
Home monitoring for FET cycles
Tjiske Zaat, The Netherlands
Home monitoring
John Zhang, USA
Measuring estrogen from the saliva
Denny Sakkas, USA
Session 10: PCOS
Moderator: Roy Homburg, UK
The enigma of PCOS
Roy Homburg, UK
The treatment of Infertility associated with PCOS
Adam Balen, UK
Session 11: ESHRE guidelines for ovarian stimulation for IVF/ICSI
Moderator: Zeev Shoham, Israel
1. The preferred LH suppression protocol?

2. Management of the High responder: The agonist trigger and Freeze all

3. Management of the Low responder

Frank Broekmans, The Netherlands

Session 12: Advanced endometriosis – Surgery or IVF
Moderator: Tommaso Falcone, USA
Pro surgery
Horace Roman, France
Dominique DeZiegler, France
Session 13: Adenomyosis
Moderator: Zeev Shoham, Israel
Is there a treatment that can solve the issue and improve pregnancy?
Sherman Silber, USA
Session 14: The drugs for ovarian stimulation, the embryo and the mitochondria – Back to basic science
Moderator: Milton Leong, Hong Kong
How far is IVG of human oocytes from clinical application?
Evelyn Telfer, UK
Is there a connection between COS and embryo arrest? What gonadotropin physiology has to do with it ?
David Albertini, USA
The role of the mitochondria in reproductive medicine
Justin St John, Australia
Session 15: Sperm section
Moderator: Zeev Shoham, Israel
The journey of the sperm in the reproductive tract
Sherman Silber, USA
Sperm selection in assisted reproduction: A review of established methods and cutting-edge possibilities
Giuseppina Marzano, USA
Session 16: Biomarkers in reproductive medicine
Critical Assessment of the endometrium: established vs effectiveness
Nick Macklon, UK
Menstrual cycle length within the normal range and ovarian reserve biomarkers
Jonny Younis, Israel
AMH-based stimulation and ovarian response
Session 17: Case studies
Moderator: Norbert Gleicher, USA
A 45 year-old female presents with a desire to conceive but, for religious (or other) reasons does not wish to consider third-party donor eggs.

What are the options and what are the treatments?

Standard CHR treatment(s) including experimental treatment with including androgen supplementation, hGH and PRP.

Expected out come and discussion with Q&A

Norbert Gleicher, USA; David Barad, USA; Pasquale Patrizio, USA

Session 18: Show me the evidence
Moderator: Ariel Weissman, Israel
Implantation failure
Jason Franasiak, USADo we have any information on the time between embryo loading and time of transfer?

Should bed rest be recommended after transfer

Ultrasound guided ET

Technique of transfer (Full bladder, removal of cervical mucus, dummy transfer)

Endometrial traumatizationShould sexual relationship would be allow after ET

Female BMI limits for assisted reproduction: Should there will be a limit to start treatment. The Overweight and Underweight.
Jose Bellver, Spain
Session 19: Online Workshop
Ovarian cryopreservation and thawing: Physiological background and detailed laboratory technique.
Claus Yding Anderson and his team, Denmark
This workshop will allow all those who are interested in ovarian preservation to learn from the expert in the field. Following the theoretical section, the team in Denmark will explain in details all steps included, to allow you to do it, successfully at your laboratory.
Session 20: Online Workshop
IVM techniques and why they work
Sherman Silber and his team, USA
This workshop will allow all those who are interested to perform IVM to learn from the expert in the field. Following the theoretical section, the team in St Louis will explain in details all steps included, to allow you to do it, successfully at your laboratory.