Preimplantation Genetics & Laboratory Equipment Summit
29-30

November 2018

Belgium

Brussels

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We are delighted to invite you to participate at the Preimplantation Genetics & Laboratory Equipment Summit taking place on November 29th-30th, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. This global 2-day B2B event will focus on case studies on current preimplantation methods and techniques of genetic diagnostics and their efficiency, latest updates on IVF/genetic/cryogenic laboratory set up and technical equipment, and other promising cutting-edge initiatives offering a unique opportunity for investigators across the world to meet, network, and perceive cont...

We are delighted to invite you to participate at the Preimplantation Genetics & Laboratory Equipment Summit taking place on November 29th-30th, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. This global 2-day B2B event will focus on case studies on current preimplantation methods and techniques of genetic diagnostics and their efficiency, latest updates on IVF/genetic/cryogenic laboratory set up and technical equipment, and other promising cutting-edge initiatives offering a unique opportunity for investigators across the world to meet, network, and perceive contemporary innovations and best practices. The Summit is expected to attract a global audience and will bring together embryologists and reproductive endocrinologists, geneticists and cytogeneticists, infertility and IVF specialists, gynaecologists and obstetricians, reproductive medicine specialists and genetic counsellors, representatives from private IVF and genetic laboratories, medical groups, related associations, and societies and also from government agencies, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and medical device industries to provide current, practice-based information on genetic approaches and applications of technological equipment in assisted reproductive technologies. The practical approach is prevailing! Hear some of the industry’s experts discuss and go in depth with their respective presentation topics. This summit will serve as a platform for networking with an excellent line-up, encompassing different speakers, delegates, and sponsors. Please join us for what is expected to be not only an outstanding enlightening international event, but also a unique opportunity to visit and explore one of the most fascinating countries in the world. We look forward to welcoming you to the Summit!

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Who Should Attend

Directors, Senior Directors, Executive Directors and Vice Presidents, Senior Vice Presidents, Executive Vice Presidents and Heads, Leaders, Partners of Pharma/Biotech and Medical Device industries, Hospitals, and Associations

Medical Directors, Principal Investigators, Doctors, Leaders, Professionals, and Service Providers specialising in:

  • Reproductive Genetics
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Embryology & Cell Biology
  • Gene Mutation and Gene Sequencing
  • Cytogenetics
  • Clinical Embryology
  • Medical Device
  • Reproduction & Fertility
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Genetic Disease and Disorders
  • Genetics/ Genomics
  • Maternal & Foetal Medicine
  • Pharma/Biotech
  • Laboratory equipment
Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD): strategies and methods
Latest data on preimplantation genetic screening (PGS)
ART laboratory set up: technical aspect, contemporary staffing models
Genetic laboratory set up: MedTech solutions, requirements for accreditation, quality standards updates
Cryopreservation: techniques, lab set up, thaw procedures, specimen quality standard
The use of next-generation sequencing for PGD and PGS
Single-cell whole-genome amplification technologies (WGA)
The problem of aneuploidy and mosaicism in human embryos
Patient counselling challenges
Ethic and legal debates