11th Annual Clinical Embryologist's Summit
University of Michigan12 March 2010
11th Annual Clinical Embryologist’s Summit
Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
"Improving IVF Outcomes from the Laboratory: Little Changes that Make a Big Impact"
Marriott West, Middleton, WI
April 30-May 1, 2010
The Clinical Embryologist's Summit Conference is an annual event designed to give participants an informal setting to share ideas and interact with invited speakers and other embryologists. Active discussion is strongly encouraged and is an essential part of this conference. This year's Summit will include discussions on changes within the laboratory that can have dramatic impacts on improving success rates.
Invited speakers and topics include:
Joe Conaghan, PhD, HCLD- - Becoming a Better Embryologist (Keynote speaker)
Rusty Pool, PhD, HCLD - - Macromolecules and Embryo Culture: What do they do?
Mike Reed, PhD, HCLD - - Techniques to achieve low oxygen tension for culture of human embryos
Amy Sparks, PhD, HCLD - - The secret to IVF success? - Clinical Data Analysis
Jason Swain, PhD - - pH for the ARTisan
Mitch Schiewe PhD, HCLD: - - Vitrification Quality Control: Device Considerations for Optimum Outcomes
A reception at 5:30 will precede dinner and the keynote speaker the evening of Friday April 30th beginning at 7:00PM. Breakfast and lunch will also be included on Saturday. The conference is scheduled to end at 5:00PM CDST on Saturday.
Registration is limited to 50 participants and must be completed on-line through University of Wisconsin Conference Services at: www.peopleware.net/2723 The registration fee for the Summit Conference is $100 (US) which includes the reception dinner on April 30th as well as breakfast and lunch on May 1. Please make sure to select your dinner choice when registering.
Rooms are available at the Marriott West for $89/ night and can be reserved by calling 1-888-745-2032 and asking for the Embryologist's Summit Conference or visiting:
Participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodations. Information regarding transportation and area attractions can be found on the Marriott website.
Continuing education credit for the conference is available through the AAB