25 Years of IVF A Celebration of Reproductive Medicine (Joint RCOG/BFS Meeting) (25 Years of IVF)

Venue: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Location: Regents Park, London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 25, 2003 End Date/Time: Jul 25, 2003
Early Registration Date: Jul 11, 2003
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9.30am REGISTRATION and COFFEE

9.55am Opening remarks
Professor William Dunlop, President, RCOG

10.00am Welcome address
Ms Hazel Blears MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health


THE EARLY DAYS
Chair: Professor Sir Malcolm Macnaughton, Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Glasgow

10.15am Of mice and men – the development of in vitro fertilisation
Professor Robert Edwards, Chief Editor, Reproductive BioMedicine Online

10.45am Licensing the new technology: ethical considerations
Professor Anne MacLaren, Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research UK Institute, Cambridge, UK

11.05am Questions

11.20am COFFEE


INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS
Chair: Mr Peter Brinsden, Medical Director, Bourn Hall Clinic, Cambridge

11.50am ART in the USA
Howard W Jones, Jr., M.D., Professor Emeritus, Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA

12.10pm ART in Europe: the delevopment of ICSI
Professor André Van Steirteghem, Scientific Director, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital, Brussles , Belgium

12.30pm Hormones, donation, preservation and embryos: preliminaries for IVF and tissue regeneration
Professor Alan Trounson, Monash Institute of Reproduction and Development, Victoria, Australia

12.50pm Questions

1.05pm LUNCH



CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
Chair: Professor Ian Cooke, President, British Fertility Society

2.10pm IVF in the UK – the current position
Professor Lord Robert Winston, Professor of Fertility Studies, Imperial College, London

2.30pm The impact of regulation on IVF practice
Ms Suzi Leather, Chair, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, London

2.50pm UK Fertility Services - will NICE provide the opportunity to develop a National Service Framework?
Professor David Barlow, Nuffield Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford

3.10pm Questions

3.25pm TEA


TOWARDS THE FUTURE
Chair: Professor Allan Templeton, Honorary Secretary, RCOG

3.55pm Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and aneuploidy screening
Professor Peter Braude, Head, Department of Women’s Health, Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, London

4.15pm Embryonic steps towards stem cell medicine
Professor Roger Pedersen, Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge, Cambridge

4.35pm Questions

4.50pm Closing remarks
Professor Allan Templeton

5.00pm CHAMPAGNE and STRAWBERRY RECEPTION

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