DAY 1: Friday 23rd MARCH, 2018
7:45am-9:00am Registration
9:00am-9:15amm Welcome speech by MC
9:15am-9:35am Speech by Dr. Michael Fakih, Medical Director of Fakih IVF
9:35am-9:55am The power of one: Novel perspectives from Single Cell Sequencing of the testis - Dr. Sue Hammoud
9:55am-10:15am Coffee Break
Chair persons: Professor Paul Devroey, Dr Michael Fakih and Dr Fady Sharara
10:15am-10:40am Providing Optimal Fertility Treatment for the Patient with PCOS - Dr. Heather Gibson Huddleston
10:40am-11:00am PGS as QC for IVF: chromosome abnormalities induced by ART – Dr. Santiago Munne
11:00am-11:25am Recent Advances in Uterine Fibroid Treatment for your Infertile Patient – Dr. Ayman Al-Hendy
11:25am-11:55am Updates on endometriosis – Dr. Hugh Taylor
11:55am-12:15pm Progesterone treatment in threatened and recurrent miscarriages- a low lying fruit or a myth – Dr. Ghassan Lotfi
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch Break
Chair persons: Professor Paul Devroey, Dr Fady Sharara and Dr Amal Al Shunnar
1:15pm-1:35pm Triggering ovulation & Luteal phase support in IVF cycle - Prof. Julia Koloda
1:35pm-1:55pm The source of LH: is it hCG or r-LH – Prof. Jean Hugues
1:55pm-2:15pm Differentiating and treating endometriosis-related pain from centralized and neuropathic pain - Prof. Howard Sharp
2:15pm-2:35pm Blastocyst versus cleaved embryo transfer: do we have enough evidence? - Prof. Mohamad Abulghar
2:35pm-2:55pm VeriSeq PGS: Accurate results in embryo aneuploidy screening – Ms. Gaëlle Russias
2:55pm-3:15pm Coffee Break
Chair persons: Professor Paul Devroey, Dr Rupin Shah and Dr Ahmad Hammoud
3:15pm-3:35pm New strategies in Poor responders management - Prof. Jean Hugues
3:35pm-3:55pm Random start ovarian stimulation: tips and tricks. – Dr. Elias Dahdouh
3:55pm-4:15pm Premature ovarian failure – Dr. Robert Rebar
4:15pm-4:35pm Depression, Anxiety and Eating Disorders in the PCOS Patient - Dr. Heather Gibson

DAY 2: Saturday March 24th 2018
Chair persons: Dr Ahmad Hammoud, Dr Fady Sharara and Dr Mohammed Eid
9:00am-9:20am ROSI on this new ART for DOR - Dr. Atsushi Tanaka
9:20am-9:40am Detection and management of mosaic embryos – Dr. Santiago Munne
9:40am-10:00am Stem Cell Therapy of Female Infertility: The Last Frontier. – Prof. Ayman Al-Hendy
10:00am-10:20am Selective progesterone receptor modulators-mifepristone, asoprisnil, telapristone, ulipristal, vilaprisan– Prof. William Catherino
10:20am-10:45am Coffee Break
Chair persons: Professor Paul Devroey, Dr Fady Sharara and Dr Mohammed Eid
10:45am-11:15am Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea - Dr. Robert Rebar
11:15am-11:40am Why is the fresh transfer doubtful? - Prof. Paul Devroey
11:40am-12:05pm How oocyte numbers matter in IVF? - Dr. Monikaa Chawla
12:05pm-1:05pm Lunch Break
Chair persons: Dr Fady Sharara, Dr Rupin Shah and Dr Amal Al Shunnar
1:05pm-1:30pm Immunology and recurrent miscarriage – Dr. Zeynep Alpay
1:30pm-1:50pm IVF in the US – Dr. Fady Sharara
1:50pm-2:10pm Male Infertility & Somatic Health: Nature or Nurture? - Dr. James Hotaling
2:10pm-2:30pm What the clinician needs to know about sperm DNA fragmentation – Dr. Rupin Shah
2:30pm-2:50pm Updates in the management of Male Infertility – Dr. Hussein Kandil
2:50pm-3:05pm Coffee Break
Chair persons: Professor Paul Devroey, Dr Ahmad Hammoud and Dr Fady Sharara
3:05pm-3:25pm Preterm labor – Dr. Sonia Hassan
3:25pm-3:45pm Menopause update 2018 - Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones
3:45pm-4:00pm Case study: The management of the suboptimal response. - Prof. Jean Hugues
4:00pm-4:15pm Closing Speech
10:30am-12:00pm Workshop: Saturday 24th March 2018
Role of Urologist in the IVF community - Dr. Hussein Kandil
This workshop will be held on the first floor at Safina Ballroom, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. For more information, please check with the help desk on site.