THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19
Opening Day Sessions and Virtual Exhibition

13:30-13:35 PRE-CONGRESS WELCOME
Platform Lobby
Chairpersons Zion Ben Rafael, Israel
Bart Fauser,
Netherlands
13:30-13:35 Welcome to COGI
13:35-14:20 THE BEST OF RBMO 2019-2020
Hall I
Capsule The three best papers published in RBMO in 2019 are presented in this session
Chairperson Bart Fauser, Netherlands
13:35-13:50 Does presence of adenomyosis affect reproductive outcome in IVF cycles? A retrospective analysis of 973 patients
Sunita Sharma, India
13:50-14:05 Do men with normal testosterone-oestradiol ratios benefit from letrozole for the treatment of male infertility?
Liu Shuling, Singapore
14:05-14:20 When only one embryo is available, is it better to transfer on day 3 or to grow on?
Joyce S. Xiao, Australia
14:20-15:20 INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SESSION
Hall I
15:20-15:50 INDUSTRY SUPPORTED SESSION
Hall I
15:50-16:50 OPENING SESSION
Hall I
Chairpersons Zion Ben Rafael, Israel
Bart Fauser, Netherlands
Wolfgang Henrich, Germany
15:50-16:35 Nobel prize laureate Robert G. Edwards annual lecture:
Persistent infections in the early period of life as risk factors for diseases decades later on
By Nobel prize laureate Harald zur Hausen, Germany 
16:35-16:40 Welcome from Jens Spahn, Minister of Health, Germany
16:40-16:50 Best abstract award announcement
16:50-17:00 BREAK
17:00-18:05 PLENARY SESSION Hall I
Chairpersons Bart Fauser, Netherlands
Wolfgang Henrich
, Germany
Georg GriesingerGermany
17:00-17:20 Why doesn’t the ovary benefit from the ‘longevity dividend’?
Gerald Schatten, USA
17:20-17:40 Gut brain: Its role in women’s health
Vincenzo Stanghellini, Italy
17:40-18:05 Developmental potential of aneuploid human embryos cultured beyond implantation
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, UK and  Bailey Weatherbee, UK