Main Scientific Programme

 
 
Venue
Plenary Hall
ROOM 201ABC
ROOM 201DEF
ROOM 102
ROOM 103
ROOM 203
0800-0830
Welcome Address
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
0830-0900
Bruno Lunenfeld Lecture
 
Chair
Chii-Ruey Tzeng
(Taiwan)
Speaker
Johannes L.H. Evers
Evidence Based Medicine in 2018 - An Oxymoron?
Venue: Plenary Hall
0900-0930
Keynote 1
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chair
Tin-Chiu Li
(Hong Kong)
Speaker
Chii-Ruey Tzeng
(Taiwan)
The Use of Biosignature in infertility Treatment of Endometriosis
0930-1000
Keynote 2
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chair
Bruno Lunenfeld
(Israel)
Speaker
R. Jeffrey Chang
(USA)
The Role of Androgen in the Pathogenesis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
1000-1030
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
Venue: Plenary Hall、201ABC、201DEF、102、103
Venue: ROOM 203
1030-1200
Ferring's Commercial Symposium
OPTIMISING ART OUTCOMES: Personalisation Across Patient Populations
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chairs
Thị Ngọc Lan Vương
(Vietnam)
Chen Ming-Jer
(Taiwan)
Speaker
Stamatina Iliodromiti
(UK)
Exploiting the Predicative Value of AMH in Ovarian Stimulation
Craig Witz
(USA)
Ovarian Stimulation in High Responders: MEGASET-HR Trial Outcomes
Human Fatemi
(UAE)
IVF in 2018: Enhancing the Outcomes in Poor Responders
Concurrent 1
PCOS
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Li Rong
(China)
Cheung Lai Ping
(Hong Kong)
Speaker
Mei-Jou Chen
(Taiwan)
PCOS-Caring for a Woman Over Her Lifetime
Mi Hsu
(Taiwan)
AMH - As a Marker of PCOS and Ovarian Function
Ben Tsang
(Canada)
Androgen and PCOS: Dysregulation at the Reproductive Metabolic Immunologic Interface
Concurrent 2
ASRM Session
Contemporary Issues of Infertility Management
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chair
Christos Coutifaris
(USA)
Speaker
Richard Reindollar
(USA)
Management of Unexplained infertility: What is the Evidence?
Christos Coutifaris
(USA)
Freeze Only In Vitro Fertilization Cycles for All?
Richard Paulson
(USA)
How Old is too Old?
Concurrent 3
Mitochondria and Reproduction
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Yoshiharu Morimoto
(Japan)
Yau-Huei Wei
(Taiwan)
Speaker
Yau-Huei Wei
(Taiwan)
Mitochondria Biology in the Differentiation of Human Stem Cells
Justin St John
(Australia)
The Latest in Mitochondria and Three Parent Families
Dongzi Yang
(China)
Recent Advances of Mitochondria Research in ART
Free Communication 1
TOP 10 Oral Presentations
Venue: ROOM 103
Judges
Clare Boothroyd
(Australia)
Kung Fu-Tsai
(Taiwan)
1200-1330
Lunch and visit exhibition
Venue: Plenary Hall、201ABC、201DEF、102、103、203
1330-1500
Merck's Commercial Symposium
Art of ART
Venue: Plenary Hall
Speaker
Christos Venetis
(Australia)
COS –Art of ART, Customizing Treatment to Improve Live Births
Li Yuan
(China)
How to Use Serum LH Combined with Estradiol Level as Biomarker to Optimize the Initiation Time of GnRH Antagonist
Concurrent 4
Stem Cell
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Surinder Singh
(Malaysia)
Gita Pratama
(Indonesia)
Speaker
Hirotaka Masuda
(Japan)
Endometrial Stem and Progenitor Cells in Endometriosis
Hung-Chih Kuo
(Taiwan)
Germline Potential of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
Kyung-Ah Lee
(Korea)
Aspects of Stem Cell Therapy
Concurrent 5
Poor Responder/Aging
/Ovarian Reserve
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Yang Dongzi
(China)
Budi Wiweko
(Indonesia)
Speaker
John Yovich
(Australia)
Use of an Algorithm and Growth Hormone in Poor Responder
Tuong Ho Manh
(Vietnam)
How to Manage Poor Responders in Aging Women
Bart Fauser
(The Netherlands)
Individualized Ovarian Stimulation for IVF (with Poor Responder)
Concurrent 6
Pre-Conception Care/ Counselling
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Kyu Sup Lee
(Korea)
Jack Huang
(Taiwan)
Speaker
Helen Alvino
(Australia)
Fertility, Nursing and Research
Robert Norman
(Australia)
Periconceptual Dietary and Lifestyle Modification
Gab Kovacs
(Australia)
How to be a Good Fertility Counsellor
Free Communication 2
TOP 10 Oral Presentations
Venue: ROOM 103
Judges
Clare Boothroyd
(Australia)
Kung Fu-Tsai
(Taiwan)
1500-1530
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
Venue: Plenary Hall、201ABC、201DEF、102、103
1530-1700
Thermofisher's Commercial Symposia
Comprehensive Genetic Analysis Methods in Reproductive Health
Venue: Plenary Hall
Speaker
Carmen Garcia
(Spain)
The New Era of Aneuploidy Testing in IVF:Trophectoderm Biopsy And NGS
Doron M. Behar
(Israel)
Merging Sequencing and Structural Variant Analysis into A Single Preconception Expanded Carrier Screening Research Assay.
Yi-Hui Lin
(Taiwan)
Chromosomal Microarray in Prenatal Diagnosis
Luis A. Alcaraz
(Spain)
Simultaneous PGT-A and PGT-M with Next Generation Sequencing.
Concurrent 7
Endometrium/Implantation
Venue: ROOM 201ABCF
Chairs
Linda Giudice
(USA)
Louise Hull
(Australia)
Speaker
Hong-Yuan Huang
(Taiwan)
Endometrium and Embryos: Molecular Basis of Implantation and Clinical Applications
Caroline Smith
(Australia)
Acupuncture in IVF, Report on Largest RCT
Jack Huang
(USA)
The Use of ERA in ART
Concurrent 8
Controlling Ovarian Stimulation in 2017
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Molinda Wen Jui Yang
(Taiwan)
Ho Manh Tuong
(Vietnam)
Speaker
Jiann-Loung Hwang
(Taiwan)
Antagonist or Progestin for Inhibiting LH Surge
Wang Qiong
(China)
Reducing OHSS with Letrozole
Budi Wiweko
(Indonesia)
The Role of Insulin Sensitizer to Serum AMH in PCOS Patients
Concurrent 9
Male Reproductive Health
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Gwo-Jang Wu
(Taiwan)
Nares Sukcharoen
(Thailand)
Speaker
Mark Green
(Australia)
Micronutrients in Male Fertility
John Aitken
(Australia)
Genetics and Future of Male Reproductive Health
Bruno Lunenfeld
(Israel)
An Aging Male: Clinical Consequences and Preventative Strategy
"How to" 1
How to Read, Write and Review a Scientific Paper?
Venue: ROOM 103
Chairs
Raymond Li
(Hong Kong)
William Yeung
(Hong Kong)
Speaker
Bart Fauser
(The Netherlands)
How to Read a Paper and make sure it really does say the truth
Robert Norman
(Australia)
How to Review a Paper so you build knowledge and grow yourself
Johannes L.H. Evers
(Netherlands)
How to Write a Paper so the editor really wants to publish it
1700-1710
1710-1810
(60mins)
Debate 1
Time-Lapses: Is it really useful?
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chairs
Clare Boothroyd
(Australia)
Chee Ling
(Hong Kong)
Speaker
For: Markus Montag (Germany)
Against: Catherine Racowsky (USA)
Free Communication 3
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Shee-Uan Chen
(Taiwan)
William Yeung
(Hong Kong)
Themes
Reproductive Genetics,
ART, Laboratory,
ART, Basic Research
Free Communication 4
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Rashida Begum
(Bangladesh)
Chao Chin Hsu
(Taiwan)
Theme
ART, Basic Research
Free Communication 5
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Hsin-Yang Li
(Taiwan)
Quang Vinh Dang
(Vietnam)
Theme
Embryology ART, Clinical
1810-1815
1815-1845
(60mins)
Opening Ceremony
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
1845-2000
Welcome Reception
TICC Lobby
Venue
Plenary Hall
ROOM 201ABC
ROOM 201DEF
ROOM 102
ROOM 103
ROOM 203
0800-0830
Keynote 3
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chair
Clare Boothroyd
(Australia)
Speaker
Linda Giudice
(USA)
Environmental Exposures and Reproductive and Developmental Health – A Global Problem Needing a Global Solution
0830-0900
Keynote 4
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chair
Haroon Latif
(Pakistan)
Speaker
Advances in Embryo Selection: True or False?
0900-0930
Keynote 5
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chair
Gwo-Jang Wu
(Taiwan)
Speaker
Katsuhiko Hayashi
(Japan)
An In-vitro Model System to Study and Produce Oocyte
0930-1000
Coffee break, poster viewing and visit exhibition
1000-1130
Concurrent 10
Fertility Preservation
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chairs
Chi-Huang Chen
(Taiwan)
Ho Manh Tuong
(Vietnam)
Speaker
Koichi Kyono
(Japan)
Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation in Japan
Liang Xiao Yan
(China)
Getting a Programme on Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation Started
Dror Meirow
(Israel)
Effect of Chemotherapy on the Ovaries and Gametes – AMH Administration to Prevent Follicle Activation
Concurrent 11
Reproductive Endocrinology & Ovarian Biology
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Robert Norman
(Australia)
Jaideep Malhotra
(India)
Speaker
Hsin-Shih Wang
(Taiwan)
Thyroid Disease Disorders and Infertility
Jeffrey Chang
(USA)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: an Inconvenient Diasgnosis in Adolescence
Clare Boothroyd
(Australia)
Optimising Endocrine Status Prior to ART
Concurrent 12
Genetics, Downstream and Beyond
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Molinda Wen Jui Yang
(Taiwan)
Bruno Lunenfeld
(Israel)
Speaker
William Shu Biu Yeung
(Hong Kong)
Improving the Implantation of PGD for Monogenetic Diseases
Catherine Racowsky
(USA)
Optimising the Chance of Creating an Euploid Embryo
SiHyun Cho
(South Korea)
MicroRNA in Female Reproduction
"How to" 2
How to Improve IVF Success Rates?
(1000 - 1100)
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Gita Pratama
(Indonesia)
Ivan Sini
(Indonesia)
Speaker
Chee Ling
(Hong Kong)
Abnormal Fertilization - Origin and Prevention
Arthur Chang
(USA)
Selecting the Best Embryo: Novel Embryo Selection Techniques Increase IVF Success.
Haroon Latif
(Pakistan)
Improving ART Outcome by Standardization of Laboratory Procedures
Free Communication 6
Venue: ROOM 103
Chairs
Eing-Mei Tsai
(Taiwan)
Nusrat Mahmud
(Bangladesh)
Themes
ART, Clinical
Free Communication 7
Venue: ROOM 203
Chairs
Ming-Huei Lin
(Taiwan)
Thị Ngọc Lan Vương
(Vietnam)
Themes
ART, Clinical
1130-1230
Lunch and visit exhibition
1230-1400
Concurrent 13
The Future of Embryology
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chairs
Quang Vinh Dang
(Vietnam)
Virgilio Novero
(Philippines)
Speaker
Aisaku Fukuda
(Japan)
IVM as a Clinical Treatment of ART for PCO Patients
Markus Montag
(Germany)
Clinical Utilization of Closed Incubation System with Time-Lapse Imaging
Ye Hong
(china)
Quality Control for ART Laboratory
Concurrent 14
Reproductive Surgery
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Rajesh Hemashree
(Singapore)
Neil Johnson
(New Zealand)
Speaker
Mari Kitade
(Japan)
Laparoscopical Treatment of Severe Endometriosis
Ivan Sini
(Indonesia)
Laparoscopy in the IVF Era
Li Tin-Chiu
(Hong Kong)
Asherman Syndrome- What is New?
Concurrent 15
Ethical Challenges
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Surinder Singh
(Malaysia)
Rashida Begum
(Bangladesh)
Speaker
Ernest Ng
(Hong Kong)
Cross Border ART
Kamthorn Pruksananonda
(Thailand)
Moving Innovation of ART to Practice: Ethical Consideration
Jaideep Malhotra
(India)
The Strengths and Vulnerabilities of Fertility Care Provision in India
"How to" 3
How to Perform Hysteroscopy?
(1230 - 1315 45mins)
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Tan Heng Hao
(Singapore)
Jack Huang
(Taiwan)
Speaker
Lin Bao Liang
(Japan)
Resecting Submucous Fibroid
Huang Xiaowu
(China)
Hysteroscopic Removal of Intramural Fibroid
Free Communication 8
Venue: ROOM 103
Chairs
Ming-Jer Chen
(Taiwan)
Tan Thiam Chye
(Singapore)
Theme
ART, Clinical
ART, Laboratory
Uterine Disorders and Endometriosis
Free Communication 9
Venue: ROOM 203
Chairs
Meng-Hsing Wu
(Taiwan)
Atsushi Tanaka
(Japan)
Theme
ART, Clinical
ART, Laboratory
1400-1430
Coffee break, psoster viewing and visit exhibition
1430-1600
Concurrent 16
ART (Reproductive Outcome & Control Ovarian Stimulation)
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chairs
Nusrat Mahmud
(Bangladesh)
Wang Qiong
(China)
Speaker
Osamu Ishihara
(Japan)
ART Outcome in Japan
Richard Paulson
(USA)
ART in the USA
Rong Li
(China)
Epidemiology of Infertility and ART outcome in China
Concurrent 17
Menopause
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Yung-Chieh Tsai
(Taiwan)
Quang Vinh Dang
(Vietnam)
Speaker
Ko-En Huang
(Taiwan)
East and West: Contrast in Menopausal Symptoms and Perspectives
Delfin Tan
(Philippines)
Menopausal Hormone Therapy: The Effects of Regimen, Dose and Route of Administration
Ho Choon Moy
(Malaysia)
Menopause Therapy: Who, When, How & Duration to treat?
"How to" 4
How to Use Oil-Based Contrast Medium (Lipiodol) in Clinical Practice?
Venue: ROOM 201DEF

(1430 - 1515 45mins)
Chairs
Yutaka Osuga
(Japan)
Thị Ngọc Lan Vương
(Vietnam)
Speaker
Ben Mol
(Australia)
Tubal Flushing with Oil or Water-Soluble Contrast Medium: Results of the H2Oil Trial
Neil Johnson
(New Zealand)
Tubal Flushing with Lipiodol- Overview of Latest Evidence

"How to" 5
Low Cost IVF
(1515 - 1600)
Chairs
Bruno Lunenfeld
(Israel)
Haroon Latif Khan
(Pakistan)
Speaker
Rashida Begum
(Bangladesh)
Low Cost IVF in Poor Resourced Country
Tuong Ho Manh
(Vietnam)
The New IVM System
"How to" 6
How to Deal with the Severe Male Factor Infertility?
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Nares Sukcharoen
(Thailand)
Ivan Sini
(Indonesia)
Speaker
Atsushi Tanaka
(Japan)
How to do Intracytoplasmic Round Spermatid Injection (ROSI)?
William Huang
(Taiwan)
Micro-TESE for Non-Obstructive Azoospermia
Virgilio Novero
(Philippines)
Update on Male Factor Infertility
Free Communication 10
Venue: ROOM 103
Chairs
Kuan-Hao Tsui
(Taiwan)
Hong-Yuan Huang
(Taiwan)
Theme
ART, Laboratory
Uterine Disorders and Endometriosis
Meet Industry Partners Session
(1430-1530 60mins)
Venue: ROOM 203

Meet Industry Partners Session
1600-1610
1610-1710
(60mins)
ASPIRE Annual General Meeting
 
Venue: Plenary Hall
Free Communication 11
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Hsin-Yi Ho
(Taiwan)
Joan Tan-Garcia
(Philippines)
Theme
Counselling, Ethics and Psychosocial Embryology
Free Communication 12
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Tsung-Hsien Lee
(Taiwan)
Chee Ling
(Hong Kong)
Theme
Embryology
Free Communication 13
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Liu Chi-Hong
(Taiwan)
Thị Ngọc Lan Vương
(Vietnam)
Theme
Endocrinology, Clinical
Endocrinology, Laboratory
Free Communication 14
Venue: ROOM 103
Chairs
Hsien-Ming Wu
(Taiwan)
Fu-jen Huang
(Taiwan)
Theme
Female Infertility
Free Communication 15
Venue: ROOM 203
Chairs
Jehn-Hsiahn Yang
(Taiwan)
Chi-Huang Chen
(Taiwan)
Theme
Fertility Preservation
1710-1900
1930-2130
Faculty Dinner (Invited only)
Silk Palace at the National Palace Museum
Venue
Plenary Hall
ROOM 201ABC
ROOM 201DEF
ROOM 102
ROOM 103
ROOM 203
0800-0830
Keynote 6
 
Chairs
Budi Wiweko
(Indonesia)
Speaker
Bart Fauser
(Netherlands)

Reproductive and Post-Reproductive Sequela of PCOS
Venue: Plenary Hall
0830-0900
Keynote 7
 
Chairs
Jaideep Malhotra
(India)
Speaker
Dror Meirow (Israel)
Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients
Venue: Plenary Hall
0910-1040
Concurrent 18
AOFOG Session
Preventing Complications of ART
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chairs
Raymond Li
(Hong Kong)
Speaker
William Ledger
(Australia)
Optimising Ovarian Stimulation Regimens
Hong-Nerng Ho
(Taiwan)
Prevention and Management of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
Ernest Ng
(Hong Kong)
Preventing Complications at Oocyte Retrieval and Embryo Transfer
Concurrent 19
Endometriosis
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Chairs
Louise Hull
(Australia)
Kyu Sup Lee
(Korea)
Speaker
Yutaka Osuga
(Japan)
The Impact of Dietary and Metabolic Factors on Endometriosis
Neil Johnson
(New Zealand)
What is New in Endometriosis Treatment?
Yung-Chieh Tsai
(Taiwan)
Sclerotherapy in the Management of Ovarian Endometrioma
Concurrent 20
Cryobiology
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Chee Ling
(Hong Kong)
William Yeung
(Hong Kong)
Speaker
Atsushi Tanaka
(Japan)
Cryopreservation of Gametes, Zygotes and Ovarian Tissues
Fumihito Aono
(Japan)
New Advance in Cryo-Technology in Human Embryo
Kehkooi Kee
(China)
In vitro Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Germ Cells
Free Communication 16
Venue: ROOM 102
Chairs
Fu-Tsai Kung
(Taiwan)
Lin Shyr-Yeu
(Taiwan)
Theme
Gynaecology and Surgery
Male Fertility
Free Communication 17
Venue: ROOM 103
Chairs
Gwo-Jang Wu
(Taiwan)
Virgilio Novero
(Philippines)
Theme
Male Fertility
Free Communication 18
Venue: ROOM 203
Chairs
Hong-Yuan Huang
(Taiwan)
Budi Wiweko
(Indonesia)
Theme
Preimplantation Screening and Diagnosis
1040-1110
Coffee break and visit exhibition
1110-1240
Abbott's Commercial Symposium
Updates on the Continuum of Fertility
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chairs
Yu Qi
(China)
Co-Chairs
Tzeng Chii-Ruey
(Taiwan)
Wu Gwo-Jang
(Taiwan)
Speaker
Yu Qi
(China)
Management of Fertility in Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
George Griesinger
(Germany)
Luteal Support in ART: Could Dydrogesterone Become the New Gold Standard?
Ann Tan
(Singapore)
An Evidence-Based Approach to Recurrent Miscarriage
Open Forum
Debate 2
PGS Improves IVF Success Rate
(1110 - 1210)
Chairs
Chee Ling
(Hong Kong)
Robert Norman
(Australia)
Speaker
For: Wong Pak Seng (Malaysia)
Against: William Ledger (Australia)
Venue: ROOM 201ABC
Concurrent 21
ISAR Session
Venue: ROOM 201DEF
Chairs
Jaideep Malhotra
(India)
Speaker
Mohan Gadam (India)
Role of AMH in ART
Kishore Nadkarni (India)
Medical management of male infertility
Poornima Nadkarni (India)
Management of Poor responders
Keshav Malhotra (India)
Sperm DNA fragmentation unravelling the mysteries of sperm DNA
Rajkumar Shah (India)
Transvaginal oocyte aspiration - difficulties & safety measures
Kedar Ganla (India)
Unexplanined Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) - Is it the soil or the seed?
Concurrent 22
Korean Session
Individualized Management in Patients Undergoing ART
Venue: ROOM 102
Panellists
Choi Young Min
(Korea)
Lee Hee Sun
(Korea)
Park Il Hae
(Korea)
Choi Jong Ryeol
(Korea)
Lee Joong Yeup
(Korea)
Choo Chang Woo
(Korea)
Jung Jae Hun
(Korea)
Free Communication 19
Venue: ROOM 103
Chairs
Yun-Ming Hwu
(Taiwan)
Ho Manh Tuong
(Vietnam)
Theme
Ovary and Ovarian Biology PCOS
Free Communication 20
Venue: ROOM 203
Chairs
Kuang-Han Chao
(Taiwan)
Rashida Begum
(Bangladesh)
Theme
Reproductive Genetics
Uterine Disorders and Endometriosis
1250-1320
Closing and Award Ceremony
 
Venue: Plenary Hall