Programme Overview


*As of April , 2016
*Programme  is subject to change
Keynote Lecture  Commercial Symposia Breaks
Concurrent Session Free Communication Social Events
8 April 2016, Friday
Time Cendrawasih Room 1 Cendrawasih Room 2 Cendrawasih Room 3 Kakatua Room Nuri Room
08:00 – 08:05 Opening Speech by Congress Chairman
 Andon Hestiantoro (INA)
08:05 – 08:10 Opening Speech by Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia
Ratna Sitompul (INA)
08:10 – 08:15 Opening Speech by President of POGI
Poedjo Hartono  (IINA)
08:15 – 08:25 Opening Speech by ASPIRE President
 Jaideep Malhotra (IND)
08:25-08:35 Governor Welcome speech
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (INA)
08:35-08:45 Performance
08:45 – 09:15 ASPIRE President’s Lecture
Technology, culture and tradition in assisted reproduction and infertility

 Jaideep Malhotra (IND)
09:15 – 09:45 Keynote Lecture 1
3 parent IVF?
A new approach to treating mitochondrial disease

Alison Murdoch (UK)
09:45 – 10:15 Keynote Lecture 2
Maternal metabolic effects and pregnancy outcomes
Robert Norman (AU)
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
10:45 – 12:15 Concurrent Session 1
The endometrium in IVF

Endometrial markers of implantation
Luk Rombauts (AUS)
Endometrial scratch – does it work?
Neil Johnson (NZ)
Strategies for improving implantation rates in IVF: fresh vs frozen transfer

Yu Su Ling (SG)

Free Communication 1
ART, Laboratory
Free Communication 2
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
13:30 – 15:00 Concurrent Session 2
Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis / screening

Does PGS improve outcomes in IVF
Manish Banker (IND)
Emerging technologies in PGS e.g. NGS
 Jie Qiao (CHN)
Aneuploidy screening for Asian countries
Colin Lee (MY)
Commercial Symposia  Session-1- Ferring
Evolving ART: Putting theory into practice
Chair: Li Tin Chiu (HK)
Chair: Ivan Sini (INA)
Welcome and introduction
 Li Tin Chiu (HK)
 Ivan Sini (INA)
From heterogeneity to personalisation of treatment in ART
Human Fatemi (ABUDH)
LH/hCG, progesterone and the endometrium
Li Tin Chiu (HK)
Taking evidence into the clinic: The Singapore experience
Yu Su Ling (SG)
 Ivan Sini (INA)
Concurrent Session 3
Selecting the best embryo

Morphokinetic assessment, time-lapse imaging
Markus Montag (DE)
Is mophological visual assessment of embryos outdated
Haroon Latif (PK)
Will non-invasive testing of embryos deliver the promised outcomes?
Catherine Racowsky (USA)

Concurrent Session 4
Male infertility

Role of genetic testing in male infertility
Ponco Birowo (INA)
Oxidative stress and male infertility
Virgilio Jr Novero  (PH)
ROSI for male infertility
Atsushi Tanaka (JPN)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
15:30 – 17:00 Concurrent Session 5
Reproductive surgery

Diagnostic alternatives to surgery in endometriosis
Louise Hull (AU)
Is there a role for reproductive surgery in the present day IVF context?
TC Li (HK)
Role of surgery in endometriosis & IVF
Herbert Situmorang (INA)

Concurrent Session 6

PCOS, obesity and IVF
  Rong Li (CHN)
ogens and the intrafollicular environment
Hefeng Huang  (CN)
Letrozole, clomiphen ,FSH or natural products in ovulation induction
 Andon Hestiantoro (INA)

Concurrent Session 7

KISS peptin – physiology and clinical use
Bruno Lunenfeld (ISR)
Agonist trigger in IVF
Human Fatemi (ABUDH)
The role of dopamine agonists and other agents in reducing OHSS
Sonia Malik (IND)

Commercial Symposia  Session 2
MSD- Discover the ART of Gonadotropin Therapy
Chair: Budi Wiweko
The Future of IVF: What Lies Beyond
Robert Norman (AUS)
Corifollitropin alfa in Asian Patients of Advanced Maternal Age: A Novel RCT
Vuong Thi Ngoc Lan (VN)
Beyond the Registration of Corifollitropin alfa; What Other Controversial Questions the Corifollitropin alfa Phase III Trials Answered in Fertility
William Ledger (AUS)
Q & A Discussion and Closing Remarks
 Free Communication 3
Female Infertility 1
17:10-18:35  Free Communication 4
ART, Clinical 1
 Free Communication 5
ART, Basic Research
17:10-18:10 Free Communication 6
Free Communication 7
Uterine Disorders and Endometriosis 1
Male Fertility 1
 Illumina Workshop
20:00 – 21:00 Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
9 April 2016, Saturday  
08:30 – 09:00 Free Communication 8

Female Infertility 2
 Ovary and Ovarian Biology

Keynote Session 3
Gene editing in embryos and stem cells
Guanghui Liu  (CHN)
Concurrent Session 8
Endometriosis & Infertility

Surgery of endometriosis
Ivan Sini (INA)
Medical management of endometriosis
Hendy Hendarto (INA)
How to manage endometriosis and adenomyosis in IVF
Chii-Ruey Tzeng (TW)

Free Communication 9
ART, Clinical 2
09:00 – 09:30 Keynote Session 4
In-vitro activation (IVA): the answer to the aging ovary?
Kazuhiro Kawamura (JP)
09:30 – 10:00 Keynote Session 5
Derivation of Sperm and Oocytes from Stem Cells
Hsin-Fu Chen (TW)
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
10:30 – 12:00 Concurrent Session 9
Fertility Preservation
Chair:  Nalini Mahajan, India
Ovarian tissue cryopreservation
Nao Suzuki (JP)
Immature testicular engineering in vivo for prepubertal fertility preservation
Chi-Huang Chen (TW)
Testicular sperm aspiration and  tissue freezing
Ju Tae Seo (KOR)
Commercial Symposia  Session 3- Merck
Maximizing Outcomes in ART: Challenges and Limitations
Chair: Budi Wiweko (INA)
Budi Wiweko  (INA)
Myths & Facts In ART
Filippo Ubaldi ( Italy)
LPS For Fresh & Frozen Replacement Cycles – State Of The  ART
Hakan Yarali (Turkey)
Successful Embryology – Quality, Quantity Or Both
Cecilia Sjoblom (AU)
Q & A
Concurrent Session 10
Lowering the cost of IVF

Update on IVM
Ho Manh Tuong (VN)
Minimal stimulation
William (Bill) Ledger (AUS)
Can we simplify IVF and reduce its costs?
G. David Adamson (US)

Free Communication 10

 Preimplantation Screening and Diagnosis
 Reproductive Genetics

Uterine Disorders and Endometriosis 2

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
13:30 – 15:00 Concurrent Session 11
The poor responder

Role of adjuvants, GH, DHEA, androgens
Clare Boothroyd (AUS)
n stimulation strategies for the poor responder
Yoshiharu Morimoto (JP)
The role of the laboratory 
 Markus Montag (DE)

Commercial Symposia  Session 4- Perkinelmer
Karyolite Bobs For PGS
 Pre-implantation Genetic Screening – New Solutions
Chair: Bernadette Snopek (AU)
Chair: James Catt (AU)
Chair: Tobias Sydor (AU)

Bernadette Snopek (AU)
PGS ASEAN overview
PGS into the future
Complete screening strategy solution
James Catt (AU)
Technology overview
Workflow benefits
Cost Analysis
Other products – Fragile X, smartNIPT, 1T Downs Screening
Tobias Sydor (AU)
Service lab set up of PGS in TH
Benefits of BoBs in a service setting
Q & A

Concurrent Session 12
Ovarian reserve & the aging ovary

AMH  values in Asian patients and ovulation induction
Vuong Thi Ngoc Lan (VN)
Assesment of ovarian reserve in preparati
on for IVF
Budi Wiweko (INA)
How to select the appropriate starting dosage of and type of gonadotropins
Surinder Singh (MY)

Concurrent Session 13
Periconception decisions

Genes versus environment in PCOS
 Zi-Jiang Chen (CN)
Expectancy, clomiphene, letrozole, FSH, IUI or FSH?
Ben Willem Mol (AU)
Should we freeze all embryos in PCOS and IVF?
Jatin Shah  (IND)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
15:30 – 17:00 Concurrent Session 14
Reproductive ethics in Asia-Pacific

Kamthorn Pruksananonda (THAI)
Oocyte donation
Duru Shah (IND)
se reporting and advertising in ART
Milton Leong (HK)

Free Communication 11
Male Fertility  2
Concurrent Session 15
ASRM session-ART: from Gametes to Uterus

The Uterine Factor in ART
Owen K. Davis (USA)
Embryo Transfer- Standardizing the Procedure
Richard Reindollar (USA)
In Vitro Maturation for Fertility Preservation
Catherine Racowsky (USA)
Finding Elusive Sperm
Craig Niederberger (USA)

Free communications 12
Counselling, Ethics and Psychosocial 1
17:10-18:10 Free communications 13
Fertility Preservation
  Free communications 14
 Endocrinology, Clinical
 Gynaecology and Surgery
10 April 2016, Sunday
08:30 – 09:00 Concurrent Session 16
Cyropreservation of gametes & embryos

Update of vitrification including collapsing of embryo
Swee Lian  Liow (SG)
Slow freezing versus vitrification + social egg freezing
 Shee Uan Chen (TW)
50 year’s donor sperm practice across Asia
Fan Liqing  (CN)

Keynote Session 6

Fertility after contraception
Biran Affandi (IND)
Free Communication 15
ART, Clinical 3
Free Communication 16
Counselling, Ethics and Psychosocial 2
09:00 – 09:30 Keynote Session 7 
Sperm motility proteins in fertile and infertile men and its impact on ART outcome                        
Indira Hinduja (IND)
09:30 – 10:00 Keynote Session 8
Investigation of the male prior to IVF and outcomes for the child
Robert McLachlan (AU)
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing
(Venue: Assembly Hall 2&3)
10:30 – 12:00 Concurrent Session 17
 ISAR session – Ultrasound & Endoscopy in Fertility Enhancing
Chair: Kanthi Bansal (IND)
Chair: Randhir Singh (IND)
 10:30- 10:45 T.V.S. Color & 3D in Infertility
Narendra  Malhotra, India (IND)
10:45-11:00 Hysteroscopy in Infertility
Neeta Singh, India (IND)
11:00-11:15 Laparoscopy in managing infertility
Pratap  Kumar, India (IN)
11:15-12:00 Panel Discussion: Enhancing Results in IUI
Moderators: Kanthi Bansal (IND)
Moderators: Kaberi Banerji (IND)
Panelists: Neharika Bora  (IND)
Panelists: C. B. Nagori (IND)
Panelists: Varsha Baste (IND)
Panelists: Jyoti Bali (IND)
Panelists: Sanjay Makwana (IND)
Panelists: keshav Malhotra (IND)
Panelists: Monica Singh (IND)
Panelists: Sunil Jindal (IND)
Panelists: Shah Rupal
Concurrent Session 18
Korean session – Individualized management in patients undergoing ART
Chair: Young Min Choi (KOR)
Wondon Lee  (KOR)
Jiyoung Choi (KOR)

Seoyoung Park (KOR)
Jongryeol Choi (KOR)

COS in Endometriosis 
Kwangrae Kim (KOR)
Seok Hyun Kim (KOR)

COS in Poor Responder
Kichul  Kim (KOR)
Kyoungyong Moon (KOR)

Concurrent Session 19
FSA session -Towards Excellence in ART

Setting Standards – RTAC and the Code of Practice
Clare Boothroyd (AUS)
Measuring Success – ANZARD
Michael Chapman (AUS)
Towards Single Embryo Transfer
Robert Norman (AUS)
Minimising risk in ART? OHSS Prevention
Roger Hart (AUS)

12:00 – 12:30   Closing Ceremony