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Friday, October 1 Print E-mail


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)