Special Plenary Sessions

14:30-15:30 THE BEST OF RBMO 2017-2018 FLEMING
Capsule The editor’s selection of the best publications
Chairperson Bart FauserNetherlands
14:30-14:50 Increased miscarriage of euploid pregnancies in obese women undergoing cryopreserved embryo transfer
Kelton Tremellen, Australia
14:50-15:10 Increased insulin resistance in men with unexplained infertility
Ragaa Mansour, Egypt
15:10-15:30 Ovarian tissue cryopreservation in female-to-male transgender people: Insights into ovarian histology and physiology after prolonged androgen treatment
Chloë De Roo, Belgium

15:30 – 17:00 EPIGENETICS AND THE DOHaD CONCEPTS IN ART
FMM and ART session
FLEMING
Capsule Perinatal maternal conduct and conditions have profound effects on the long- term health of the newborn. What do we know? What do we think we know? What the reproductive and FMM specialists should know. This is a combined IVF and FMM session with leaders in the field discussing the DOHad concept from different perspectives.
Chairpersons Lucilla Poston, UK
Nick Macklon, UK

15:30-15:55 The DOHaD concept and long-term effects
Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy

15:55-16:15 Epigenetics and ART
Jordana Bell, UK

16:15-16:40 Nutrition, ART and outcome
Nick Macklon, UK

16:40-17:00 Obesity, ART and outcome
Lucilla Poston, UK

17:00-18:30 FERTILITY PRESERVATION FOR SOCIAL MOTIVES FLEMING
Capsule Freezing for social motives is like buying insurance for future fertility, and is flourishing as a new service but also a source of income for IVF clinics for patients of untested fertility. The new field of ovarian tissue freezing has expanded the possibilities of postponing menopause and fertility. However, authentic discussions on cost effectiveness for the society is missing.
Chairperson Alan DeCherney, USA
Laura Rienzi, Italy

17:00-17:45 Debate: Social freezing – What are the results of oocyte survival, pregnancy rate and obstetrics outcome? 
The procedure is very effective and can ensure future fertility
Ana Cobo, Spain

Results of freezing are not as good as published
Norbert Gleicher, USA
17:15-18:05 Can we use ovarian tissue cryopreservation to delay menopause? More mothers after 50?
Jacques Donnez, Belgium

18:05-18:30 Freezing for social motives is not cost effective for society
Zion Ben Rafael, Israel