Speakers

Tuesday 24 July 2018 – Manchester Royal Infirmary
18.15 – 19.15 Roger Gosden:
LET THERE BE LIFE: An Intimate Portrait of the Birth of IVF in Manchester

Wednesday 25 July 2018 – Manchester Conference Centre
09.00 – 10.30 IVF, the First 40 Years and the Next 40 Years
09.15 Teresa K. Woodruff: Engineering Reproduction: The 3-D Printed Ovary
10.00 Chris Barratt: 40 Years of Sperm and 40 Years More

11.00 – 12.30 Understanding the Human Embryo
11.00 Kathy Niakan: Mechanism of Lineage Specification in Human Embryos
11.30 Dagan Wells: Mitochondria and Embryos
12.00 Michael Summers: 40 Years of IVF Culture Media

13.30 – 15.00 Implantation: bottleneck or final frontier?
13.30 Mostafa Metwally: Endometrial Scratch
14.00 John Aplin: Implantation and Beyond
14.30 Andy Vail: The Science of Evidence-Based Practice

15.30 – 17.30 Future Challenges in Ethics, Regulation Medicine and Science
15.30 Jonathan Ives: Should the state fund fertility treatment in the future?
16.00 Margaret Gilmore: Regulating the Future
16.30 Tom Fleming: IVF Children Come of Age. Little Embryos and Big Implications
17.00 Oliver Schmidt: Reproductive Technologies for the Next 40 Years: Sperm Micromotors