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    John Collins Lecture

    Managing Subfertility in the 21st Century
    Allan Templeton, MD, FRCOG (Aberdeen, Scotland, UK)

    08:45–10:30 Plenary Session III: Global Prespectives symposium
    08:45-09:20 Women's Reproductive Rights: FIGO and ITs Impact on Cultural Change and Government Policy
    Dorothy Shaw, MBChB, FRCSC (Vancouver, BC)
    09:20-09:55 Male Fertility: Lifestyle, Environmental and Workplace Hazards
    Tiaan De JAGER, PhD (Pretoria, South Africa)
    09:55-10:30 Naked Mole Rat Sex: Clues to Population Control, Stress and Subfertility in Humans
    Gerhard Van Der Horst, PhD (Belleville, South Africa)
    10:30-11:00 Health Break/ Exhibit Hall
    11:00-12:30 Free Communications Oral Sessions
    Basic Science II (ART) Clinical Science II (Psychosocial/Nursing)
    12:30-13:30 Lunch/ Exhibit Hall
    13:30-15:00 Concurrent Sessions
    1- Basic Biology Session
    13:30-14:00 RNA in Sperm: Junk or New Physiology?
    David Miller, PhD (Leeds, UK)
    14:00-14:30 Mitochondria: Key Organelles in Cloning and Disease
    Justin St John, PhD (Warwick, UK)
    14:30-15:00 Telomeres and Telomerase: The Physiological Basis of Ageing
    Dean Betts, PhD (London, ON)
    2- REI Session
    13:30-14:00 New Potential Treatments for Endometriosis
    Bruce Carr, MD (Dallas, TX)
    14:00-14:30 Women's sexual dysfunctions: endocrine aspects
    Rosemary Basson, MD (Vancouver, BC)
    14:30-15:00 Pathophysiology of PCOS
    Richard Legro, MD (Hershey, PA)
    3-Admin/Managerial Session
    13:30-14:00 Quality Management of ART Centers
    Edgar Mocanu, MB ,MRCOG (Dublin, Ireland)
    14:00-14:30 Electronic Medical Records
    Alan Penzias, MD (Boston, MA)
    14:30-15:00 Panel Discussion
    4- Fertility Nursing Session
    13:30-14:00 Acupuncture and Fertility
    Lorne Brown, B.Sc.,CA, Dr.TCM, FABORM (Vancouver, BC)
    14:00-14:30 The Evolution of a Revolution:  How Traditional Chinese Medicine Has Improved ART Throughout the World
    Paul Magarelli, MD, PhD (CO, USA)
    14:30-15:00 Stress Management Techniques for Infertility Patients and Health Care Workers,
    Sue Dumais, (Vancouver, BC)
    5- Imaging SIG
    13:30-14:00 First Trimester Screening
    Ken Seethram, MD (Vancouver, BC)
    14:00-14:30 Sonohysterography in Reproductive Medicine
    Ilan Tur-Kaspa, MD (Chicago, IL)
    14:30-15:00 Controversies in Reproductive imaging - What is , or is not A Uterine Septum
    Panel Discussion
    Alex Hartman, MD, Ilan Tur-Kaspa, MD & Ken Seethram, MD
    15:00-15:30 Health Break/Exhibit Hall
    15:30-16:30 Plenary Session IV: Cross-Border Reproductive Care
    15:30-16:00 Ethical Aspects of Cross-Border Reproductive Care
    Fraçoise Baylis, PhD (Halifax, NS)
    16:00-16:30 Social Aspects of Cross-Border Reproductive Care
    Eric Blyth, PhD (Huddersfield, UK)
    16:30-17:30 CFAS - AGM (Open to all CFAS Members in Good Standing)
    17:30-19:00 Free Communication Poster Session II and Reception
    19:15-24:00 President's Dinner
    19:15-20:00 Cocktail Reception (Cash Bar )
    20:00-21:30 Dinner (doors open at 19:45)
    21:15-21:30 Awards ( Award of Execellence )
    22:00-24:00 Entertainment: Dancing with Live Band (Cash Bar)