Audhumbla, VHC-building (Ulls väg 26) , Uppsala (SLU Campus Ultuna)

CRU Conference: Nordic Embryo Technology Association (NETA) Annual meeting 2022

Text: "NETA". Names of the Nordic countries. Illustration.

Most welcome to the Nordic Embryo Technology Association annual meeting 2022!

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Time: 2022-08-24 09:00 - 2022-08-25 13:00
City: Uppsala (SLU Campus Ultuna)
Location: Audhumbla, VHC-building (Ulls väg 26)
Organiser: NETA
Last signup date: 24 July 2022
Additional info:

The conference and food during the conference is without charge but participants must pay for their own travels and living costs.

The meeting will be in room Audhumbla in the VHC-building (Ulls väg 26).

The bus is planned to leave from Dragarbrunnsgatan 23 Thursday morning. Hotels around this area include for example Clarion Hotel Gillet, Hotel Scandic Uplandia and Uppsala City Hostel

Organising group: Ylva Sjunnesson (ylva.sjunnesson@slu.se), Renée Båge (renee.bage@slu.se), Denise Laskowski (denise.laskowski@slu.se), Ida Hallberg (ida.hallberg@slu.se), Jane Morrell (jane.morrell@slu.se), Malin Helmestam (malin.helmestam@gmail.com).

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Programme NETA 2022 as pdf

24 August

09:00    Reception Ulls väg 26. 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

11:15    Lunch

12:30    Welcome and introduction (local organizers)

12:35    Short report of activities after last year’s meeting and presentation of the NETA constitution and web page (The NETA board).

12:45    Current status of embryo research and application, Sweden. Renée Båge, Jane Morrell, Ida Hallberg, Denise Laskowski, Malin Helmestam (SLU).

13:10    Time for questions

13:15    Break

13:25    Invited lecture: Time lapse human side (Ludvig Ahrén, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden)

13:45    Invited lecture: Time lapse animal side (Ewelina Warzych, Poznań University of Life Science, Poland)

14:15    Time for questions

14:25    Coffee break

14:50    Current status of embryo research and application, Finland.

15:15    Time for questions

15:20    Break

15:30    Current status of embryo research and application, Norway. Karolien Desmet (GENO).

15:55    Time for questions

16:00    Break

16:10    Discussion regarding possible collaborations regarding grant applications. New suggestions welcome – please contact the organizers if you would like to present something here!

16:35    Break

16:45    Bus leaves from SLU to Museum of Medical Historyl

17:00-17:55   Social event (visit to Museum of Medical History in Ulleråker, Bus leaves from SLU 16:45)

18:00    Bus leaves for Uppsala City (two stops: first Dragarbrunnsgatan 23 and then if wanted to the University Hall). It takes around 10 minutes to walk from Dragarbrunnsgatan 23 to the Café Alma.

19:00    Dinner in Café Alma below the University Hall, Uppsala. Övre slottsgatan, (Myntkabinettsentréen) 7D (see map).

25 August

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, Jane Morrell)

09:40    Coffee break and discussion

10:00    Continued discussion in focus groups and compile short notes for how we could proceed.

10:30    Break

10:40    Each group present the main points from their discussions and     suggestions for the way forward. General discussion with all participants.

11:00    VikingEmbryo breeding program (Johanna Aro, Finland)

11:15    NordGen and the ex situ gene banking (Jaana Peippo, Finland/Norway)

11:25    Break

11:40    Discussion and 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


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