Sheraton New Delhi Hotel
District centre, Saket,
New Delhi 110 017
Hall : Ball Room
E3-Empowering Excellence in Embryology
  Time     Talk  Speaker     Minutes Chair Person/s
09.00 - 10.30PM
  Embryo and Blastocyst Grading: Reaching a universal Consensus Basak Balaban 20' SPS Virk,
Manika Khanna
    Discussion   5'  
    Optimizing ICSI (to include IMSI) Alpesh Doshi 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Time Lapse Videoing embryos: kinetic markers to determine embryo Quality Thorir Hardarson 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
10.30 - 11.00PM   Coffee / Tea Break        
11.00 - 01.00PM
  Non invasive techniques of grading the Oocyte and cumulus Oocyte corona complex Thomas Ebner 20' Kuldeep Jain, Sushmavaid
  Discussion   5'  
    Setting up a good IVF lab Jacques Cohen 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Day 3 vs. day 5 embryo transfers Basak Balaban 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Embryo biopsy for PGD Alpesh Doshi 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
01.00 - 02.00PM   Lunch Break
02.00 - 03.30PM
  Single step versus sequential media for embryo development: Which one is more successful? Thorir Hardarson 20' Pankaj Talwar,
Rohit Gutgutia
    Discussion   5'  
    The neglected compaction stage Thomas Ebner 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Quality control in an IVF lab? Jacques Cohen 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
03.30 - 04.00PM   Coffee / Tea Break        
04.00 - 04.15PM   Corporate presentation by "Blastocyst" sponsor/s
      Panel Discussion by IForce/ ACE/ ISAR   Panelists Moderator
04.15 - 05.00PM
  Overshadowing of embryologist's identity by clinicians
- the current scenario
Abha Majumdar,
Nalini Mahajan,
R. K. Sharma,
M. S. Srinivas,
Charu Datta Joshi,
Virendra Shah,
Rohit Gutgutia
Kersi Avari
05.00 - 05.15PM
  Qualifications of a Clinical Embryologist
- Where to draw a line
   
05.15 - 06.00PM
  Full time (in house) V/s Part time (visiting) embryologists
- are we compromising success and quality?
M.S.Srinivas,
Charu Datta Joshi,
Virendra Shah,
Subhangi Gangal,
R. K. Sharma,
Rohit Gutgutia
Hilton Chennai Hotel
124/1 J.N. Salai,
Ekkatuthangal, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 600 032
Hall : Hilton Grand Ballroom
E3-Empowering Excellence in Embryology
Time     Talk  Speaker Minutes Chair Person/s
09.00 - 10.30PM
  Embryo and Blastocyst Grading: Reaching a universal Consensus Basak Balaban 20' Krishana Chaitnya,
Parsuram Gopinath
    Discussion   5'  
    Optimizing ICSI (to include IMSI) Alpesh Doshi 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Time Lapse Videoing embryos: kinetic markers to determine embryo Quality Thorir Hardarson 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
10.30 - 11.00PM   Coffee / Tea Break        
11.00 - 01.00PM
  Non invasive techniques of grading the Oocyte and cumulus Oocyte corona complex Thomas Ebner 20' Sreekumar,
Thomas Vadingadi
  Discussion   5'  
    Setting up a good IVF lab Jacques Cohen 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Day 3 vs. day 5 embryo transfers Basak Balaban 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Embryo biopsy for PGD Alpesh Doshi 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
01.00 - 02.00PM   Lunch Break
02.00 - 03.30PM
  Single step versus sequential media for embryo development: Which one is more successful? Thorir Hardarson 20'
Sujatha Ramkrishnan,
Vasan S. S
    Discussion   5'  
    The neglected compaction stage Thomas Ebner 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Quality control in an IVF lab? Jacques Cohen 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
03.30 - 04.00PM   Coffee / Tea Break        
04.00 - 04.15PM   Corporate presentation by "Blastocyst" sponsor/s
      Panel Discussion by IForce/ ACE/ ISAR   Panelists Moderator
04.15 - 05.00PM
  Overshadowing of embryologist's identity by clinicians
- the current scenario
Kamini Rao,
Priya Kannan,
Thomas Vadingadu,
Satish Adiga,
Sanjay Patil,
Gita Haripriya.
Kersi Avari
05.00 - 05.15PM
  Qualifications of a Clinical Embryologist
- Where to draw a line
   
05.15 - 06.00PM
  Full time (in house) V/s Part time (visiting) embryologists
- are we compromising success and quality?
Priya Kannan,
Varsha Roy,
Natachandra Chimate,
Satish Adiga,
Ashok Patel,
Srikant Yatnale.
Embryology Academy For Research & Training
26 A, Raju Industrial Estate,
Penkarpada Road,
Near Dahisar Check Naka,
Mira, Mumbai,
Maharashtra 401 104
Workshop with Hands On & Scientific Lectures
Work Time Talk Delegates will learn
Station
Work   09.30 - 12.30PM   Micromanipulation of Gametes and   After the session, delegate should
Station 1
01.30 - 04.30PM
Embryos - Getting the things right   have Full knowledge about
           
Basics of micromanipulator set up
Different types of micromanipulator/s
Do's and Don'ts during Micromanipulation
Optimizing skills of micromanipulation
Work   09.30 - 12.30PM   IMSI - what to expect?   After the session, delegate should
Station 2
01.30 - 04.30PM
    have Full knowledge about
           
Technical knowhow and history of IMSI
Applicability of IMSI in ART
Practical hints to perform better IMSI/ MSOME
Work   09.30 - 12.30PM   Use of microsurgical Laser in ART   After the session, delegate should
Station 2
01.30 - 04.30PM
    have knowledge about
           
Need for the LAH in ART
Supremacy of Laser over other conventional AH methods
Use of Laser for AH, Embryo Biopsy and sperm immobilization
Points to consider while opting for Laser in ART center
TEA being served during the session
Work   09.30 - 12.30PM   Polarization Microscopy -   After the session, delegate should
Station 2
01.30 - 04.30PM
Boon OR Bane?   have knowledge about
           
The need for non invasive assessment of Oocyte
Assessment of Zona by automatic scoring system
Performing Spindle aligned ICSI
How spindle can deceive the user while assessing
Work   09.30 - 12.30PM   CASA and applicability in ART   After the session, delegate should
Station 3
01.30 - 04.30PM
    have knowledge about
           
Need for CASA in ART
How to validate the CASA results
How to overcome the man-Machine interface problems
Move to morphometric assessment over morphology assessments
Research insight in to befit the parameters of CASA to fertility evaluation and predictive analysis
    12.30 - 1.30PM       Lunch Break
Work   09.30 - 12.30PM   Vitrification - has it removed the   After the session, delegate should
Station 4
01.30 - 04.30PM
need for conventional freezing   have knowledge about
           
History and development of vitrification
Principle of super cooling
Practical points for successful vitrification & thaw process
Do’s and don’ts of vitrification
Caution about toxic effects of VS solutions
Work   09.30 - 12.30PM   Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis   After the session, delegate should
Station 5
01.30 - 04.30PM
    have knowledge about
           
How to perform Embryo Biopsies and blastomere fixation
Various terminologies like FISH/ CGH/ PCR and their applicability
Practical points for successful embryo biopsy and fixation
Do’s and don’ts of PGD
Faculty : Dr.Kersi Avari, Mr.Vijaykumar C. N, Mr.kanagaraj. S
Hilton Mumbai International Airport
Mumbai International Airport ,
Sahar Airport Road, Andheri (East) ,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 099
Hall : Chancellor & Victoria
E3-Empowering Excellence in Embryology
  Time     Talk  Speaker     Minutes Chair Person/s
09.00 - 10.30PM
  Embryo and Blastocyst Grading: Reaching a universal Consensus Basak Balaban 20' Madakini Parihar,
Kedar Ganla
    Discussion   5'  
    Optimizing ICSI (to include IMSI) Alpesh Doshi 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Time Lapse Videoing embryos: kinetic markers to determine embryo Quality Thorir Hardarson 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
10.30 - 11.00PM   Coffee / Tea Break        
11.00 - 01.00PM
  Non invasive techniques of grading the Oocyte and cumulus Oocyte corona complex Thomas Ebner 20' Supreet Patel,
Rajesh Gorasia
  Discussion   5'  
    Setting up a good IVF lab Jacques Cohen 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Day 3 vs. day 5 embryo transfers Basak Balaban 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Embryo biopsy for PGD Alpesh Doshi 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
01.00 - 02.00PM   Lunch Break
02.00 - 03.30PM
  Single step versus sequential media for embryo development: Which one is more successful? Thorir Hardarson 20'
Himanshu Bhavishi,
Satish Sharma
    Discussion   5'  
    The neglected compaction stage Thomas Ebner 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
    Quality control in an IVF lab? Jacques Cohen 20'  
    Discussion   5'  
03.30 - 04.00PM   Coffee / Tea Break        
04.00 - 04.15PM   Corporate presentation by "Blastocyst" sponsor/s
      Panel Discussion by IForce/ ACE/ ISAR   Panelists Moderator
04.15 - 05.00PM
  Overshadowing of embryologist's identity by clinicians
- the current scenario
Jatin Shah,
Jaydeep Tank,
Harishekesh Pai,
Bharat Joshi,
Vijay Mangoli,
Goral Gandhi.
Kersi Avari
05.00 - 05.15PM
  Qualifications of a Clinical Embryologist
- Where to draw a line
   
05.15 - 06.00PM
  Full time (in house) V/s Part time (visiting) embryologists
- are we compromising success and quality?
Bharat Joshi,
Sawad Thotathil,
Alex C Verghese,
Shreyas Padgaonkar,
Vijay Mangoli,
Goral Gandi,
Prabhakar Singh