9th March 2022
09:00 Possibility for study visits in the SLU lab facilities (sperm handling, IVF-lab). Please contact the organizers to make a plan for your visit.
10:30 Registration and handing out access cards if needed
12:15 Welcome and introduction (local organizers)
12:20 Short report of activities after last year’s meeting and presentation of the NETA constitution and web page (The NETA board).
12:35 Discussion with all participants regarding the layout (constitution, organization, information on webpage etc.) of NETA.
13:00 Current status of embryo research and application, Sweden. Renée Båge, Jane Morrell, Ida Hallberg, Denise Laskowski (SLU), Malin Helmestam (Uppsala University Hospital).
13:25 Time for questions
13:40 Invited lecture: Time lapse human side (Ludvig Ahrén, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden)
14:00 Invited lecture: Time lapse animal side (Ewelina Warzych, Poznań University of Life Science, Poland)
14:20 Time for questions
14:30 Coffee break
14:50 Current status of embryo research and application, Finland.
15:15 Time for questions
15:30 Current status of embryo research and application, Norway. Karolien Desmet (GENO).
15:55 Time for questions
16:10 Current status of embryo research and application, Denmark. Søren Ernst Madsen (TransEmbryo Genetics), Jan Secher (KU), Henrik Callesen (AU), Lotte Strøbech (ARTS Denmark).
16:35 Time for questions
16:40 Arcowin: what will it mean for bovine embryo transfer/technology in the Nordic countries? (Prel. Johanna Aro, Finland)
16:55 Time for questions
17:30 Social event (visit to Museum of Medical History in Ulleråker, Bus leaves from SLU 17:15)
19:00 Dinner in Café Alma below the University Hall, Uppsala
Bus leaves from Dragarbrunnsgatan 23 at 8:30.
09:00 Welcome and introduction to discussion groups
09:10 Discussion in focus groups:
- Group A: Genetic/epigenetic/molecular analyses of embryos
- Inform about your methods and discuss new methods! (Ida Hallberg, Denise Laskowski)
- Group B: Subjective scoring for oocytes and embryos WS
- Bring your images and discuss! (Ylva Sjunnesson, Malin Helmestam)
- Group C: New EU regulations for embryo transfer
- How will your country handle this? (Renée Båge)
09:40 Coffee break and discussion
10:00 Continued discussion in focus groups and compile short notes for how we could proceed.
10:40 Each group present the main points from their discussions and suggestions for the way forward. General discussion with all participants.
11:20 Ratification of the NETA constitution. Election of board members.
11:50 Summary and conclusion + invitation to next year (Finland).
12:00 Lunch and end of WS
13:00 Possibility for study visits in the SLU lab facilities (sperm handling, IVF-lab). Please contact the organizers to make a plan for your visit.