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0830-1700
Reproductive Surgery
Culture Gametes and Embryos in Vitro
Networks of Expertise in Endometriosis Care in Asia-Pacific
Endometrium & Implantation
Reproductive Endocrinology
All
Laboratory
0800-0815
President Opening Address
0815-0845
Laboratory
Bruno Lunenfeld Lecture
IVF Then and Now: Changes and Challenges in the Technology
Speaker
Catherine Racowsky (USA)
0845-0915
Keynote Lecture 1
The Endometrial Factor in Reproductive Medicine
Speaker
Carlos Simon (USA)
0915-0945
Keynote Lecture 2
Fertility Preservation in Women: From Malignant to Benign Diseases and Social Reasons
Speaker
Jacques Donnez (Belgium)
0945-1030
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1030-1200
Company Symposium 1
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Concurrent Session 1
PCOS
Speaker
The New International Guidelines for PCOS
Helena Teede (Australia)
The Metabolic Syndrome in PCOS
Mei-Jou Chen (Taiwan)
Mechanism of Androgen Excess in Patients with PCOS
Minoru Irahara (Japan)
Concurrent Session 2
Male Reproductive Health
Speaker
The Impact of Sperm DNA Fragmentation on IVF Outcome
Peter Schlegel (USA)
Environmental Influences on Sperm
Robert McLachlan (Australia)
Evolution of Surgical Sperm Retrieval Techniques- Lessons from a Historical Perspective
Rupin Shah (India)
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 3
Quality Management in the ART Laboratory
Speaker
Overview of the Quality Management System in ART Laboratory
Chi Ling (Hong Kong)
Role of Artificial Intelligence in Quality Assurance in ART
Haroon Latif (Pakistan)
Risks in ART: How to Manage?
Quang Dang Vinh (Vietnam)
Free Communication 1
Shortlisted Oral Presentations
Free Communication 2
Free Communication 3
Free Communication 4
Free Communication 5
1200-1330
Lunch, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1330-1500
Company Symposium 2
Merck Biopharma
Redefining Success in ART: The Future
Chairperson
Virgilio Novero (Philippines)
Budi Wiweko (Indonesia)
Speaker
Lessons Learned and Future Direction in IVF
Bruno Lunenfeld (Israel)
Mild Stimulation – Does it Improve Patient Outcomes?
Christos Venetis (Australia)
Defining Severe LH and FSH deficiency –What does it mean?
Carlo Alviggi (Italy)
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 4
Embryo Implantation - Fact and Fiction
Speaker
Endometrial Receptivity - The Useful Biomarkers
Louise Hull (Australia)
How to Prepare the Endometrium for Implantation
Gab Kovacs (Australia)
Use of Stem Cell to Improve Endometrial Niches Pathologies
Carlos Simon (Spain)
Concurrent Session 5
Use of Add-ons in IVF (Adjuvant Therapy)
Speaker
Eye of Newt and Tongue of Dog – What Evidence for Add-ons
Neil Johnson (New Zealand)
Anti-Aging Effects of Melatonin on Follicle Development
Norihiro Sugino (Japan)
DHEA Supplementation in the Poor Responder
Chia-Jung Li (Taiwan)
Concurrent Session 6
Endometriosis
Speaker
Extragenital Endometriosis - Enigmatic Diseases
Yutaka Osuga (Japan)
Deep Endometriosis: How Does it Come Into Being, How to Better Diagnose it & How to Better Manage it?
Sun-Wei Guo (China)
Preventing Unnecessary Surgery in Women with Endometriosis
Angela Aguilar (Philippines)
How-to Session 1
How to Prepare the Endometrium for FET
1330hrs - 1400hrs (30mins)
Speaker
Ivan Sini (Indonesia)
How-to Session 2
How to Deal with Difficult Embryo Transfer - Personal Experience
1400hrs - 1445hrs (45mins)
Speaker
Debbie Blake (Australia)
Hiroaki Yoshida (Japan)
Free Communication 6
Free Communication 7
Free Communication 8
Free Communication 9
1505-1635
ASRM Session
Speaker
SMART-ART: Future Role of Artificial Intelligence Technology in Assisted Reproduction
Charles Bormann (USA)
Embryo-like Structures Derived from Embryonic/Stem Cells
Arthur Chang (USA)
Do We Practice Evidence-based Medicine in the IVF Lab?
Catherine Racowsky (USA)
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 7
Ethical challenges
Speaker
Early Human Embryos Development and the 14-Day Rule
Jie Qiao (China)
Epigenetics in ART
Kamthorn Pruksananonda (Thailand)
Ethical Challenges in ART in 2020
Huang Hong-Yuan (Taiwan)
Concurrent Session 8
Fertility Preservation
Speaker
The Status of Fertility Preservation in Asia Pacific
Nao Suzuki (Japan)
IVA in Severe Endometriosis
Kazuhiro Kawamura (Japan)
Social Oocyte Freezing
Gab Kovacs (Australia)
Concurrent Session 9
Reproductive Endocrinology
Speaker
In Utero Hyperandrogenism, Metabolic Disease, or Genetics: What Causes Intergenerational PCOS?
Roger Hart (Australia)
AMH, in Fetal, Adolescent and Adult Life
Duru Shah (India)
Kisspeptin- The New Kid on the Block
Wu Hsieh Ming (Taiwan)
Free Communication 10
Free Communication 11
Free Communication 12
Free Communication 13
Free Communication 14
1635 - 1705
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1705 - 1835
Presidential Debate
Endometrioma: Surgery Should Precede IVF
1705hrs - 1805hrs (60mins)
Chairperson
Yoshiharu Morimoto (Japan)
Against
Budi Wiweko (Indonesia)
For
Chii-Ruey Tzeng (Taiwan)
Concurrent Session 10
Microbiome and Infection in Reproduction
Speaker
Japanese Experience
Takuhiko Ichiyama (Japan)
Molecular Diagnosis of Endometritis
Carlos Simon (Spain)
Hong Kong Experience
Stephen Chim (Hong Kong)
Concurrent Session 11
Controlled Ovarian Stimulation in 2020
Speaker
The Use of Aromatase Inhibitor in Controlling Ovarian Stimulation: When, Why and How?
Virgilio Novero (Philippines)
Mild Stimulation
Keiichi Kato (Japan)
The Wisdom of “Freeze-All”
Atsushi Tanaka (Japan)
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 12
Cryobiology
Speaker
Evolution of Embryo Cryopreservation – Is there more to come?
Debbie Blake (New Zealand)
Ovarian Tissue
Yodo Sugishita (Japan)
Oocyte Freezing
Debra Gook (Australia)
Free Communication 15
Free Communication 16
Free Communication 17
Free Communication 18
Free Communication 19
1840 - 1900
Opening Ceremony
1900 - 2000
Welcome Reception @ Exhibition Area
(Reception Hall)
All
Laboratory
0800-0830
Keynote Lecture 3
The Origins of Endometriosis Species and their Immune Landscape
Speaker
Ie-Ming Shih (USA)
0830-0900
Laboratory
Keynote Lecture 4
In Vitro Maturation: State-of-the-Art
Speaker
Thi Ngoc Lan Vuong (Vietnam)
0900-0930
Keynote Lecture 5
Management of Severe Male Infertility : The Critical Role of Coordinated Care
Speaker
Peter Schlegel (USA)
0930-1015
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1015-1145
Company Symposium 3
ABBOTT
Healthy Pregnancies - Focusing the Light on Dydrogesterone
Chairperson
Virgilio Novero (Philippines)
Budi Wiweko (Indonesia)
Speaker
Balancing Treatment Option in Early Pregnancy Bleeding
Thiam Chye Tan (Singapore)
Dydrogesterone Versus Vaginal Progesterone in Early Implantation
Georg Griesinger (Germany)
The Evolution of IVF in Asia - Difficult Clinical Case Discussion
Budi Wiweko (Indonesia)
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 13
Mitochondria in Health and Aging
Speaker
Mitochondria Transfer – A Novel Approach
Lee Tin-Lap (Hong Kong)
The Role of Mitochondria in the Oocyte and Early Embryo
Chii-Ruey Tzeng (Taiwan)
Mitochondria Replacement by Nuclear or Spindle Transfer
Tachibana Masahito
(Japan)
PSRM Session
Milestones in Philippine Reproductive Medicine
Chairperson
Leonardo Almeda (Philippines)
Marinella Abat (Philippines)
Speaker
Normal Reference Values for Serum AMH among Infertile Filipina Women
Virgilio Novero, Jr. (Philippines)
Mild Ovarian Stimulation of Filipina Women undergoing IVF: the Kato Experience
Richie Mendiola (Philippines)
Surgical Sperm Retrieval in Azoospermia: A 15-year Experience in 2 centres
Dennis Lusaya (Philippines)
Filipina women with PCOS undergoing IVF: the CARMI Experience
Jesusa Banal-Silao (Philippines)
Surgical management of Infertility-related Endometriosis and Uterine Myomas
Delfin Tan (Philippines)
Open Forum
Concurrent Session 14
Poor Responders and Low Ovarian Reserve
Chairperson
Bruno Lunenfeld (USA)
Speaker
Tales From the Real World on a New Recombinant FSH Preparation: Is it All About Safety?
Joop Laven (The Netherlands)
LH Supplementation in Ovarian Stimulation
Carlo Alviggi(Italy)
Adjuvant Growth Hormone Therapy in ART for Women classified as Poor-prognosis
John Yovich (Australia)
Korean Session
Free Communication 20
Free Communication 21
Free Communication 22
Free Communication 23
1145-1315
Lunch, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1315-1445
Company Symposium 4
Guerbet Asia Pacific Ltd
Concurrent Session 15
Complication and Outcome after ART
Speaker
Health of Adults Conceived by ART
Jane Halliday (Australia)
Miscarriage After IVF Treatment
Rong Li (China)
Reproductive Outcome of ART in Vietnam
Ho Manh Tuong (Vietnam)
Concurrent Session 16
Hysteroscopy in Infertility Management
Speaker
Tips and Tricks in Hysteroscopy (How to Maximize Visualization, Safety…)
Achmad Kemal Harzif (Indonesia)
Office Hysteroscopy: How Far Can It Go?
Bigatti Giuseppe (China)
Uterine Septum: When Should it be Removed?
Xiaowu Huang (China)
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 17
Reproductive Genetics & Fertility (Male and Female)
Speaker
Molecular Mech and Activation in Primate Fertilization
Wu Gwo-Jang (Taiwan)
What is New in Reproductive Genetics?
Catherine Racowsky (USA)
Oocyte Aging
Toshio Hamatani (Japan)
How-to Session 3
How to Read, Write and Review a Scientific Paper?
Speaker
How to Read a Scientific Paper
Robert Norman (Australia)
How to Write a Scientific Paper?
Ben Mol (Australia)
How to Review a Scientific Paper?
Gab Kovacs (Australia)
Free Communication 24
Free Communication 25
Free Communication 26
Free Communication 27
1445-1530
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1530-1700
Company Symposium 5
Vitrolife Sweden AB
Speaker
The Future of Embryo Selection with Time-lapse AI Algorithms
Aengus Tran ((Australia)
From Conventional to 100% Time-lapse Culture - Clinical Experience from Japan
Keiichi Kato (Japan)
Improving ICSI Outcome by using Piezo Technology
TBC
Concurrent Session 18
Reproductive Surgery
Speaker
Management of Fibroid Including Surgical and Non-Surgical Methods
Jacques Donnez (Belgium)
Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis (DIE)
M. Luky Satria (Indonesia)
Congenital Uterine Anomalies
Zhu Lan (China)
Concurrent Session 19
Reducing Financial Burden of ART
Speaker
How Healthcare Policy can be Implemented to Make IVF Affordable
Sorapop Kiatpongsan (Thailand)
IVF in Low Resource Countries
Rashida Begum (Bangladesh)
Are We Doing Too Much IVF?
Ben Mol (Australia)
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 20
PGT
Speaker
China’s Experience
Yanwen Xu (China)
Taiwan’s Experience
Chen Hsin Fu (Taiwan)
Hong Kong’s Experience
William Yeung (Hong Kong)
ISAR Session
Free Communication 28
Free Communication 29
Free Communication 30
1700-1800
Cocktail Hour in Exhibition Area
ASPIRE Annual General Meeting
Cocktail Hour in Exhibition Area
1900-2100
Faculty Dinner
All
Laboratory
0800-0830
Keynote Lecture 6
Childhood Outcomes of Being Born by Assisted Reproductive Techniques
Speaker
Paul Hofman (New Zealand)
0830-0900
Keynote Lecture 7
Speaker
Updates on Contraception
Mario Festin (Philippines)
0910-1040
Concurrent Session 21
Endometrium and Implantation
Speaker
Immune Biology of Implantation
Louise Hull (Australia)
The Role of Natural Killer Cells in Implantation
Gendie Lash (China)
Clinical Therapies for Recurrent Implantation Failure and Miscarriage
Jei-Won Moon (South Korea)
Concurrent Session 22
Menopause
Speaker
Optimising Benefits with HRT Use in 2020
Tsai Yung-Chieh (Taiwan)
The Role of Testosterone in Menopause Management
Eileen Manalo (Philippines)
TBC
Laboratory
Concurrent Session 23
Embryo Selection/Time lapse
Speaker
Overview for Embryo Selection
Charles Bormann (USA)
Time-lapse with AI
Yasuyuki Mio (Japan)
Troubleshooting in Embryology Selection/ Embryology Lab
Arthur Chang (USA)
How-to Session 4
How to Prepare a Patient with PCOS for Pregnancy
0910hrs - 0940hrs (30mins)
Speaker
Jeung Yi Jo (South Korea)
Debate
Mosaic Embryos should be transferred
0940hrs – 1040hrs (60mins)
For
Chi Ling (Hong Kong)
Against
Surinder Singh (Malaysia)
Free Communication 31
Free Communication 32
Free Communication 33
Free Communication 34
Free Communication 35
1040-1110
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1110-1140
Breaking News
1140-1210
Closing and Award Ceremony