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Get 1.85 CEUs in Ft. Lauderdale 🌴 — OvaTools Symposium, June 1-3: The Impact of Genetics on ART


Approved by the ABB – PEER program!

Join us for our 2nd Annual Symposium, June 1-3 in Ft. Lauderdale. Register early to save your space.

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The 2nd Annual Symposium will showcase the leading minds in Fertility and Genetics Healthcare. Attendees can also register for the ERA Mini Symposium and hands-on, laboratory workshop courses.

This program has been approved by the ABB – PEER program for 1.85 CEUs or 18.5 contact hours of continuing education activity.

Symposium Speakers & Topics

Marcelo Barrionuevo, M.D., IVF Florida Clinical Applications of the ERA Test
Natalia Basile Ph.D., IVI RMA Global Morphokinetics and Genetics
Charles Bormann, Ph.D., Mass General Hospital Mitigating Risk in the IVF Laboratory Workflow
Doug Carrell, Ph.D., University of Utah Genetics of Male Infertility
Alan Copperman, M.D., RMANY What to Do When There Are No Euploid Embryos?
Ms. Jill Chisholm, APNG GeneScreen Genetic Counseling for the Infertility Patient
Giovanni Coticchio, Ph.D., 9.baby The Role of Cryoperservation in PGS/PGD Cycles
Kathryn Go, Ph.D., Reprosource Contemporary Staffing Models for the IVF Laboratory
Gary Harton, Ph.D., Igenomix PGS Testing Platforms
David Hoffman, M.D., IVF Florida Does Deferred Transfer Increase Outcomes?
Kristen Ivani, Ph.D., RSC Bay Area Can Euploid Single Embryo Transfer Become Standard of Care?
Brynn Levy, Ph.D., Columbia University Cell-Free DNA Technology
Kathleen Miller, D.H.Sc., IVF Florida The Effect of Biopsy Techniques on Embryo Aneuploidy and Implantation
Nicole Noyes, M.D., NYU Beating the Clock: Fertility Preservation
Rusty Pool, Ph.D., Fertility Center of SA Extrinisic Factors that Contribute to Aneuploidy
Steven Ory, M.D., IVF Florida/IFFS The History of IVF & PGS and Worldwide Usage of PGS/PGD IFFS
Jie Qiao, M.D., Ph.D. Single Cell Genetic and Epigenetic Analysis of Eggs and Embryos
Eric Schadt, Ph.D., SEMA 4 Bringing Personalized Medicine to Reproductive Health
Carlos Simon, M.D., Ph.D., Igenomix Endometrial Factor in Reproductive Medicine
Gary Smith, Ph.D., University of Michigan Mosaicism: From Basics to Application
Dr. Tiffany Stankewicz, Igenomix ERA Platform: The Laboratory Component
Jason Swain, Ph.D., CCRM Optimizing Laboratory Conditions for a Successful PGS Program
Nathan Treff, Ph.D., Genomic Predictions Monogenic Disease and Trait Analysis Testing Platforms
Special thanks to our sponsors

Symposium & Workshop Pricing

Symposium Only MedTech GPO member: $250 / Non-member: $350
Embryo Grading MedTech GPO member: $150 / Non-member: $200
Vitrification MedTech GPO member: $150 / Non-member: $200
Witnessing MedTech GPO member: $150 / Non-member: $200
Biopsy MedTech GPO member: $250 / Non-member: $300
ERA MedTech GPO member: $250 / Non-member: $300

Grand Opening Daily Agenda

Friday, June 1st

Workshops: Morning Session

Symposium: Afternoon Session

Cocktail Reception: Evening Session

Saturday, June 2nd


All-Day Session

Sunday, June 3rd


All-Day Session

Travel and Lodging Details

Host Hotel

Hotel Information

Rooms are still available at the host hotel, The Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port, located at 1617 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 and next door at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina,  from May 31-June 3rd. For discounts please  Click Here.

Ft. Lauderdale Destination

Ft. Lauderdale Destination

The OvaTools Andrology & Embryology Training Institute is just 12 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport, and steps from local hotels. For questions or further information about travel, email Kevin@medtechtravel.com.

Restaurants & Activities

Restaurants & Activities

Several great restaurants are within minutes of the training institute. And if you’re looking for free-time activities, there are plenty of nearby options – from strolling the beach to shopping to touring the local art museum.

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