The International Embryology Summit Mumbai

Organization: Embryology Academy Of Research and Training

Venue: Courtyard by Marriott Mumbai International Airport

Location: Mumbai, India

Event Date/Time: Dec 03, 2012 / 9:30 am - (GMT +5:30 hours) End Date/Time: Dec 15, 2012 / 6:00 pm - (GMT +5:30 hours)
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India with its ever exploding population of 1.2 Bn and ticking also encounters a major problem of infertility and it is quite paradox that a country with large amount of population also has its share of infertility.

Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) which encompass procedures ranging from relatively simple Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI), IVF, ICSI, IMSI, Cryopreservation and Vitrification. With the estimated number of clinics in India is almost 700+ and an ever increasing rate has put India on the world IVF map.

In the past 2 decades, the field of Embryology and Assisted Human Reproduction has witnessed monumental progress and expansion. The rapid advances and new discoveries in these fields are touching the sky. There is a growing gap between the enormous amount of knowledge and technology generated daily in the field and the dissemination of these to the laboratory professionals.

With these thoughts in mind, the goal of the very first International Embryology Summit or IES'12 organized by the India's topmost Embryology Academy (the Embryology Academy for Research and Training or EART) and the prestigious American "Center for Reproductive Medicine or CRM"; is to share the latest know-how about the sophisticated ART techniques, best practices and equipments used and available in the world.

The technological advances in the field of ART are pushing the envelope by giving the reproductive laboratory professionals unsurpassed options to further improve the outcome of their patients.
The Embryology Academy brings you extensive 12 days long comprehensive hands on teaching and learning with 2 workshops and 6 training modules.
Each workshop module will be headed by an International Celebrity Embryologist (from Europe, United States and supported by 40 renowned Indian Embryologist), hand picked for their excellence and expertise in specific ART related technologies.
International Celebrity Embryologist at IES2012:

Our Speakers are hand picked from all over the globe solely on the basis of their proven track record of unparalleled teaching skills, sterling academic contributions and rich practical experiences in this fast growing field.

Peter Nagy- Scientific Chairman at Atlanta, USA
Ashok Agarwal -Organizing Chairman at Cleveland, USA
Inge E Agerholm - Braedstrup,Denmark
Ronny Janssen - Brussel, Belgium
Lodovico Parmegiani - Bologna, Italy
Botros Rizk Mobile, USA
Alpesh Doshi - London, UK
Yona Barak - Tel Aviv, Israel

These Workshops will provide personalized learning environment with
a) Daily lectures on current and cutting edge issues in clinical embryology and ART,
b) Live demonstration and explanation of various ART related technologies,
c) Hands-on practice under expert supervision in an advanced ART facility equipped with the latest equipment and
d) Opportunity to clear your doubts during informal discussions with key opinion leaders in ART field.
Scientific Program:

Instrumentation: Basic & Advanced
Incubator Management
Control of Physical Parameters: Open vs. Closed Culture Systems
Male Infertility Evaluation by a Specialist
Laboratory Examination of Latest Human Semen by the Latest WHO 5th Edition
Computer-Assisted Semen Analysis: A Critical Appraisal
Importance of Sperm Morphology in Natural and Assisted Reproduction
Introduction to Embryo Selection - An Overview (Alpha ESHRE Consensus ESHRE Atlas etc)
Evaluation of Cleavage Stage Embryos - Additional Parameters
Evacuation of Blastocysts - additional Parameters
When and What to Freeze?
Embryo Timing and Morphology as a Quality Control
Preparation of Sperm in Art Why it is needed?
Protocols for Sperm Preparation for IUI and IVF
Culture of Gametes:
(A).Culture Pattern - Sequential Series of Media
(B).The Effect of Temperature, the Importance of Incubator
(C). Tools, Dishes and Various
Embryo Scoring and Preparation or How to Choose Embryos for ET?
Principles of Cryopreservation. Procedures and Techniques for Gamete and Embryo Freezing
Human Reproductive Cells / Tissues Cryopreservation: Historical Comparison between Slow-Freezing and Vitrification
Sperm Cryopreservation Update: Vapor and Computer Controlled Freezing, Vitrification, Freeze-Drying.
Oocyte Cryopreservation: The Impact on Society Applying an Efficient Technique
Introduction to PGD. Genetics and Indications of PGD
Polar Body and Cleavage Stage Embryo Biopsy
Finer Points of Trophectoderm Biopsy
Processing Cells for Genetic Analysis
FISH Technique and its Role in PGD / PGS
FISH vs.  A-CGH for PGS. Pros and Cons

Demos, Practical & Hands on Session:
Measuring Techniques (Osmolality, Temperature, pH, CO2, 02, VOC)
Culture Media and Oil
Micromanipulation Systems
Sperm Count, Motility, Vitality, Round Cell, White Blood Cells
Sperm Analysis including - estimation of White Blood Cells and assessments of Sperm Vitality
CASA systems
Sperm Morphology Evaluation by the latest WHO Criteria - Staining and Scoring
Introduction to Hands-On Embryo scope and Viewer System, Primo vision System, Embryo Evaluation in General
Sperm Preparation & Handling of Oocytes, Oocyte Culture & Scoring of Embryos
Hands on Session:  Sperm Cryopreservation
Hands on Session: Ooctye and Embryo Cryopreservation via Slow Freezing
Embryo Biopsy Practical / Tubing & Fixation

Scientific Program Workshop 1 (03rd Dec'12 to 08thDec'12)

Courtyard Marriott, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 059, India

Scientific Program Workshop 2 (10thDec'12 to 15th Dec'12)

Eart, 26A, Raju Industrial Estate, Penkar Pada Road, Near Dahisar Check Naka, Mira 401 104, Thane (Mumbai), India

Our multifaceted program will showcase the most innovative technology, protocols and equipments from all across the world. The scientific program of IES'12 will benefit any one either practicing or interested in the field of embryology and ART.

It will emphasize education through well prepared lectures and informal discussions, daily practical demonstrations and focus on hands on practice. The participants will gain invaluable insight, practical skills and knowledge under the expert guidance and tutelage of the celebrity embryologist and ART specialists.

Shivani House, Plot No.26/A, Raju Indl. Estate,
Penkar Pada Road, Near Dahisar Check Naka,
Mira Road - 401 104 (Mumbai),
Thane   - Maharashtra - India.
Mobile: +91-93219 92764
Tel: +91 22 28961768, 28976769, 28966770
Fax: +91 22 28966766



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