Pre-Congress Course 1  –  Reproductive Surgery

Chairperson : Dr Herbert Situmorang (Indonesia)
Co-Chairpersons : Dr Regina Tan (Philippines), Professor Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)
Course fee : USD 150

Thursday, 16 April 2020
0830 – 0845 Registration Speaker
0845 – 0900 Introduction by Course Chairperson Herbert Situmorang (Indonesia)
0900 – 0930 Choosing the Right Patient for Operation for Adenomyosis – Indications and Techniques + 5mins Q&A Herbert Situmorang (Indonesia)
0930 – 1000 Laparoscopic Metroplasty – Indications and Techniques + 5mins Q&A Huang Xiaowu (China)
1000 – 1030 Laparoscopic Myomectomy – Indications and Techniques + 5mins Q&A M. Luky Satria (Indonesia)
1030 – 1100 Coffee-Break
1100 – 1130 Congenital Anomalies: Reproductive Outcome + 5mins Q&A Madonna Domingo (Philippines)
1130 – 1200 The Shaver Technique in Reproductive Surgery + 5mins Q&A Bigatti Giuseppe (Italy)
1200 – 1230 Electrosurgery – What You Need to Know + 5mins Q&A Regina Tan (Philippines)
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1400 Hysteroscopy on Myomectomy + 5mins Q&A Huang Xiaowu (China)
1400 – 1430 Strategies to Prevent Reformation of Intrauterine Adhesions + 5mins Q&A Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)
1430 – 1500 Complications in Hysteroscopy and How to Avoid + 5mins Q&A Bigatti Giuseppe (Italy)
1500 – 1530 Coffee-Break
1530 – 1600 No Touch Technique Hysteroscopy + 5mins Q&A Herbert Situmorang (Indonesia)
1600 – 1630 Preserving Endometrium Functions during Operative Hysteroscopy + 5mins Q&A M. Luky Satria (Indonesia)
1630 – 1700 Hysteroscopy Findings in Infertile Patients + 5mins Q&A Maria Antonia Habana (Philippines)

* Programme is subject to change without prior notice

Pre-Congress Course 2  –  Culture Gametes and Embryos in Vitro

Chairperson : Dr Chi Ling (Hong Kong)
Co-Chairpersons : Dr Haroon Latif (Pakistan), Dr Ho Manh Tuong (Vietnam), Dr Arthur Chang
Course fee : USD 150

Thursday, 16 April 2020
0830 – 0845 Registration Speaker
0845 – 0900 Introduction by Course Chairperson Ling Chi (Hong Kong)
Culture Media
0900 – 0925 History of Gametes and Embryo Culture in Vitro Quang Dang Vinh (Vietnam)
0925 – 0950 Challenges in Optimising ART Culture Media Dean Morbeck (New Zealand)
0950 – 1015 QC for Culture Medium TBC
1015 – 1030 Combined Q&A + Discussion
1030 – 1100 Coffee-Break
Culture Condition
1100 – 1125 Optimal Culture Conditions for Human Embryo Dean Morbeck (New Zealand)
1125 – 1150 Preparing Culture Media for Embryo Culture Quang Dang Vinh (Vietnam)
1150 – 1215 QC for Culture Condition Yasuyuki Mio (Japan)
1215 – 1230 Combined Q&A + Discussion
1230 – 1330 Lunch
Handling Techniques and Embryo Selection
1330 – 1355 Handling and Culturing Frozen/Thawed Gametes and Embryos TBC
1355 – 1420 Sperm Preparation and ROS Ling Chi (Hong Kong)
1420 – 1445 Embryo Selection: Conventional vs Novel Techniques Ho Manh Tuong (Vietnam)
1445 – 1500 Combined Q&A + Discussion
1500 – 1530 Coffee-Break
Troubleshooting and Ethics
1530 – 1555 QC/QA/Troubleshooting in the Embryology Lab Arthur Chang (USA)
1555 – 1620 QC/QA and Troubleshooting in Using Time-Lapse Incubator Yasuyuki Mio (Japan)
1620 – 1645 Ethical Challenges for Embryologists Haroon Latif (Pakistan)
1645 – 1700 Combined Q&A + Discussion

* Programme is subject to change without prior notice

Pre-Congress Course 3  –  Developing and Optimising a Network of Expertise in Endometriosis

Chairperson : Prof Neil Johnson (New Zealand)
Co-Chairpersons : Prof Yutaka Osuga (Japan), Prof Tzeng Chii-Ruey (Taiwan)
Course fee : USD 150

Thursday, 16 April 2020
0800 – 0830 Registration Speaker
0830 – 0900 Introduction by Course Chairperson
Networks of Expertise in Endometriosis Care in Asia-Pacific
0900 – 0930 World Endometriosis Society Consensus on Endometriosis Networks of Expertise + Discussion (10mins) Neil Johnson (New Zealand)
0930 – 1000 Pathogenesis of Pelvic Endometriosis + Discussion (10mins) TBC
1000 – 1030 National Endometriosis Organisations, The World Over + Discussion (10mins) TBC
1030 – 1100 Coffee-Break
1100 – 1130 Is there an Endometriosis Diet and What is the Role of Supplements and Complementary Therapies
(Acupuncture, TCM, Naturopathy, Reflexology, Homeopathy)? + Discussion (10mins)
Yutaka Osuga (Japan)
1130 – 1200 The Role of Physiotherapy + Discussion (10mins) Louise Hull (Australia)
1200 – 1230 Bring Contemporary Technology Into Endometriosis Research and Beyond Ie-Ming Shih (USA)
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1400 Screening and Prevention – Will it Ever be Possible? + Discussion (10mins) Sun-Wei Guo (China)
1400 – 1430 Surgery in Endometriosis – How to Triage Women for Surgery and How to Optimise Collaboration between Surgical Specialities, Filipino style + Discussion (10mins) Angela Aguilar (Philippines)
1430 – 1500 How to Embrace New Medical Treatment and Fertility Treatment Options in the Network of Expertise Framework + Discussion (10mins) Chii-Ruey Tzeng (Taiwan)
1500 – 1530 Coffee-Break
1530 – 1615 Group Discussion: The Defining Rules around ASPIRE Accreditation of Endometriosis Networks of Expertise in Asia Pacific
1530 – 1700 Sharing session + Concluding messages from Chairpersons

* Programme is subject to change without prior notice

Pre-Congress Course 4  –  Endometrium & Implantation

Chairperson : Assoc Prof Louise Hull (Australia)
Co-Chairpersons : Prof Nares Sukcharoen (Thailand), Dr Rong Li (China)
Course fee : USD 150

Thursday, 16 April 2020
0830 – 0845 Registration Speaker
0845 – 0900 Introduction by Course Chairperson Louise Hull (Australia)
Basic Science of Implantation
0900 – 0930 Natural Killer Cells, Macrophages and Other Immune Cells in Implantation and Placentation + Discussion (10mins) Gendie Lash (Guangzhou)
0930 – 1000 Embryo – Endometrial Cross Talk and Decidualization + Discussion (10mins) Madhuri Patil (India)
1000 – 1030 Disorders of Sugar Metabolism – Does Metformin Help? + Discussion (10mins) Louise Hull (Australia)
1030 – 1100 Coffee-Break
Optimising Endometrial Receptivity
1100 – 1130 Repeated Implantation Failure: Do We have a Test Yet? + Discussion (10mins) Keiji Kuroda (Japan)
1130 – 1200 Is the Endometrium Better in a Fresh or Frozen Transfer? + Discussion (10mins) Christos Venetis (Australia)
1200 – 1230 The Male Contribution to Implantation and Placentation + Discussion (10mins) Louise Hull (Australia)
1230 – 1330 Lunch
Endometrial Pathology
1330 – 1400 Sonographic Markers of Endometrial Recptivity and its Abnormalities Nares Sukcharoen (Thailand)
1400 – 1430 Chronic Endometritis and Implantation + Discussion (10mins) Rong Li (China)
1430 – 1500 Endometrial Pathology – When is it Time for Hysteroscopy? + Discussion (10mins) Nares Sukcharoen (Thailand)
1500 – 1530 Coffee-Break
QC & QA
1530 – 1600 What is the Evidence for Immunotherapies to Treat Implantation Failure? + Discussion (10mins) Madhuri Patil (India)
1600 – 1630 Antiphospholipid Syndrome – The Evidence for Diagnosis and Treatment + Discussion (10mins) CJ Gloria (Philippines)
1630 – 1700 Add ons’ for Implantation – How Do We Manage When the Evidence is Equivocal + Discussion (10mins) Christos Venetis (Australia)

* Programme is subject to change without prior notice

Pre-Congress Course 5  –  Reproductive Endocrinology

Chairperson : Dr Duru Shah (India)
Co-Chairpersons : Dr Clare Boothroyd (Australia)
Course fee : USD 150

Thursday, 16 April 2020
0830 – 0845 Registration Speaker
0845 – 0900 Introduction by Course Chairperson Duru Shah (India)
0900 – 0930 Defining and Diagnosing PCOS Duru Shah (India)
0930 – 1000 Interaction of Hyperinsulinemia and Hyperandrogenaemia– How does it Affect Infertility Management? How do we Diagnose them ? Angela Aguilar (Philippines)
1000 – 1030 Q & A Session
1030 – 1100 Coffee-Break
1100 – 1130 Optimizing Preconceptional Care Prior to Infertility Treatment Eileen Manalo (Philippines)
1130 – 1200 Lifestyle and Dietary Interventions – Which are the Best? Paul Hofman (New Zealand)
1200 – 1230 Q & A Session
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1400 Lecture + Case studies Discussion:
Ovulation Induction in PCOS Women
Budi Wiweko (Indonesia)
1400 – 1430 Lecture + Case studies Discussion:
Controlled Ovarian Stimulation in ART in PCOS Women
Clare Boothroyd (Australia)
1430 – 1500 Use of Adjuvants Budi Wiweko (Indonesia)
1500 – 1530 Coffee-Break
1530 – 1600 The Freeze All Concept: The Pros and Cons Duru Shah (India)
1600 – 1630 Preventing and Managing Ovarian Hyperstimulation – Current Concepts Eileen Manalo (Philippines)
1630 – 1700 Breaking News on PCOS and Reproduction Helena Teede (Australia)

* Programme is subject to change without prior notice