Fertility Conference 2021, Liverpool, UK
Abstracts now open, click here to find out more.
Thank you to everyone who joined us at Fertility 2020 in Edinburgh for such a successful conference! We would like to thank the Programme Committee for their hard work and for organising another brilliant conference. We now look forward to Fertility 2021 in Liverpool, 6 – 9 January 2021!
SRF Award winners 2019 (Presented at Fertility 2020)
Marshall Medallist – Professor Marilyn Renfree
SRF Distinguished Scientist Anne McLaren Award – Professor Graham J Burton
New Investigator – Dr Douglas Gibson
Post-Doctoral Prize – Dr Jorge Lopez-Tello
Student Prize – Miss Haidee Tinning,
Stewart Rhind Science Writing Prize – Miss Kate Williams
SRF Poster Prize – Miss Roseanna Rosario
Nevoral, Jan; Kolinko, Yaroslav; Moravec, Jiri; Zalmanova, Tereza; Hoskova, Kristyna; Prokesova, Sarka; Klein, Pavel; Ghaibour, Kamar; Hosek, Petr; Stiavnicka, Miriam; Rimnacova, Hedvika; Tonar, Zbynek; Petr, Jaroslav; Kralickova,
For full details of 2019 SRF awards that were presented at Fertility 2020 please go to the specific award in the Grants and Awards section.
The 2020 Joint Conference of the Association of Clinical Embryologists, British Fertility Society and the Society for Reproduction & Fertility took place in Edinburgh in January 2020. The event has become the largest UK educational forum focussing on fertility and reproductive medicine.
The theme for the joint annual conference was ‘Reproduction in a changing world’ featuring an exciting, cutting edge programme of high profile, scientific international and UK speakers, with a wide range of concurrent sessions focussing on specialist areas in fertility and reproductive biology guaranteed to excite, stimulate and motivate!
The event also featured over 200 scientific poster presentations, a large trade exhibition and a packed networking programme providing an excellent opportunity to learn, network and exchange ideas.
For further information on past Fertility conferences including programmes, abstracts and speaker presentations please click here.
For photos of Fertility 2020 please click here
Visit the Fertility Conference website: www.fertilityconference.org
The 2019 Joint Conference of the Association of Clinical Embryologists, British Fertility Society and the Society for Reproduction and Fertility was held in Birmingham in January 2019. The Fertility Conference has become the largest UK educational forum focussing on fertility and reproductive medicine.
The theme for the joint annual conference was ‘Technologies and Controversies’ featuring an exciting, cutting edge programme of high profile, scientific international and UK speakers, with a wide range of concurrent sessions focussing on specialist areas in fertility and reproductive biology.
The event featured over 200 scientific poster presentations, a large trade exhibition and a packed networking programme providing an excellent opportunity to learn, network and exchange ideas.
SRF Members Social Event at Fertility 2019
As in previous years, the SRF hosted the SRF members’ Social Event at Fertility.
PAST FERTILITY CONFERENCES
Fertility 2018 was a huge success. It was the largest Fertility meeting to date attended by a record number, 121, SRF members. The conference started with a packed SRF Early Career Researcher Symposium (standing room only!) and the following three days continued to provide a programme which showcased the latest scientific and clinical developments and updates in fertility, sexual health and reproductive biology.
Congratulations to the following prize winners:
SRF Postdoc Prize – Dr Avi Lerner, Imperial College London Investigation of the transcriptome in granulosa-lutein cells from PCOS patients implicates gene networks involved in cholesterol metabolism
SRF Student Prize – Miss Charlotte Willis, University of Manchester Sperm chemoattraction and mate preference in human assisted conception
SRF Poster Prize – Winner – Miss Amey Brassington, University of Nottingham Genetics of one-carbon metabolism: Explaining inter-individual and ethnic variation in epigenetic responses to peri-conceptional diet
SRF Poster Prize – Highly Commended – Miss Catherine Lomax, University of Edinburgh The reduction in live birth rates in women ≥40 during assisted conception are not a consequence of reduced oocyte yield
To full conference abstract book can be viewed here.
Outside of the Scientific Programme delegates enjoyed a relaxed SRF networking event at Revolucion de Cuba as well as the more traditional conference dinner.
Following the conclusion of the SRF AGM business on Friday 5 January Professor Bill Holt was awarded the Marshall Medal and all those present were treated to a fascinating presentation about his career.
Photos from Fertility 2018 are now available on our Facebook page.
Over 120 SRF Members attended Fertility 2018 and feedback from all attendees, including SRF Members, was highly positive.
The delegate brochure download, at the bottom of this page, includes a copy of the latest Scientific Programme. Whilst it is organised jointly by the SRF, the BFS and ACE our SRF Members will be pleased to learn that the programme incorporates the traditional features and characteristics which have been enjoyed over the years at the SRF Annual Conferences including:
- SRF Distinguished Scientist Lecture
- SRF Post-doctoral and Student Prize Sessions
- New Investigator Award Lectures
- SRF-SRB Exchange Lecture
- Keynote Lectures
- Presentation of the Marshall Medal
In addition, the programme will include the first SRF – Reproduction Prize Session. Read more about this new prize here.
As well as a stimulating programme of concurrent sessions and workshops, the conference will include a large exhibition and poster display as well as an exciting programme of social events.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Abstract submission will open later in the year.
The SRF acknowledges that Fertility can be an expensive meeting for its members to attend and therefore is pleased to announce, once again, a bursary package to ensure that this meeting is affordable.
SRF Bursaries will support (i) Registration, (ii) Accommodation and (iii) Travel for SRF delegates.
Information will be provided later in the year.