Fertility 2017

5th – 7th January 2017
Edinburgh International Conference Centre


Why attend Fertility 2017?

Fertility 2017 is the main meeting to be held in the UK next year which offers our SRF community the opportunity to meet under one roof to experience great science from leading experts and network.  The programme has been organised jointly by the SRF, the BFS and ACE and will cover Reproductive/Developmental Biology in the broadest sense from large animals through to humans. As well as a stimulating programme of concurrent sessions and workshops, the conference includes a large commercial exhibition and poster display as well as an exciting programme of social events.

SRF Programme Highlights

The SRF’s Anne McLaren lecture will be presented by Dr Allan Spradling, Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institution for Science/HHMI, Baltimore, USA on The role of sister germ cells in oocyte differentiation.

SRF Update Sessions will cover:

  • Endometrial and embryo dialogue
  • Infectious threats to reproduction
  • Influence of reproduction on lifetime health


Fertility 2017 Social Events
The following networking events are being held alongside the scientific programme at Fertility 2017.

Wednesday 4 January

Bowling – £15
Dinner – Akva bar – £20

Thursday 5 January
The Caves – Join colleagues deep under Edinburgh’s streets in intimate and unique historical tours, live music and Scottish supper and 2 drinks – £30

Friday 6 January
The Fertility 2017 Conference dinner and ceilidh will be held at the EICC. Tickets include a three course dinner and wine, and drinks reception – £65

Social events can be booked at the time of registering.