ASPIRE Webinar(s) Schedule Overview

# Webinar Title Date/Time Duration Organised by Registration
1 ASPIRE Basic Course in Management for ART Nurses

Total no. of webinar modules: 3

Webinar Module 1:
Effective Leadership

Tuesday, 4 October 2022
5pm – 6.45pm GMT+8
105mins ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses SIG Free for ASPIRE members

USD 65 for non-ASPIRE members

2 ASPIRE Basic Course in Management for ART Nurses

Total no. of webinar modules: 3

Webinar Module 2:
Professional Development

Tuesday, 18 October 2022
5pm – 6.45pm GMT+8
105mins ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses SIG Free for ASPIRE members

USD 65 for non-ASPIRE members

3 The Application of Newer Technologies to the Practice of ART

This webinar is supported with an unrestricted Education Grant by

Sunday, 30 October 2022
3pm-4.30pm GMT+8
90mins ASPIRE Education Committee Free for all
4 ASPIRE Basic Course in Management for ART Nurses

Total no. of webinar modules: 3

Webinar Module 3:
Conflict Resolution

Tuesday, 1 November 2022
5pm – 6.50pm GMT+8
110mins ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses SIG Free for ASPIRE members

USD 65 for non-ASPIRE members

5 Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Time-Lapse Incubation Saturday, 5 November 2022 6pm – 8pm GMT+8 120mins ASPIRE Embryology SIG Free for ASPIRE members

USD 65 for non-ASPIRE members

6 What Is the Best Combination of Surgery and ART in Endometriosis-Related Infertility Treatment? Sunday, 20 November 2022 2pm – 4pm GMT+8 120mins ASPIRE Reproductive Surgery SIG and Endometriosis SIG Free for ASPIRE members

USD 65 for non-ASPIRE members

7 ASPIRE Session: Infertility and Ultrasound
@
ISUOG International Symposium 2022
Saturday, 19 November 2022 90mins ASPIRE & ISUOG Click for registration information

Webinar(s) Programme Outline & Registration

ASPIRE-CPAM Masterclass Webinar Series: Fundamental Concepts in ART – Bridging the Gaps

Organised by ASPIRE and CPAM (China International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care)

The Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) has collaborated with the China International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care (CPAM) on a Masterclass Webinar Series: Fundamental Concepts in ART – Bridging the Gaps.

The masterclass webinar series comprises of 5 sessions which will be held quarterly from Q4 2021 to 2022. Through this series of webinars, we aim to provide medical education and experience sharing between the Chinese and International IVF doctors.

Note: Lectures and Q&A by Chinese speakers will be presented in Chinese. Simultaneous translation will be available during the entire webinar session.

This masterclass series is supported by

# Session titles Date and Time
(GMT+8)
Registration fees Registration link Programme Outline
1 Recurrent Implantation Failure 1 December 2021
7pm – 8.30pm
Free for all On-demand coming soon Chairs: Professor Rong Li (China) and Professor Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)

Topics and Speakers
1. An Overview of Recurrent Implantation Failure
Speaker: Dr Qi Yu (Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China)

2. New Progress of Recurrent Implantation Failure- From a Maternal Angle
Speaker: Professor Louise Hull (University of Adelaide, Australia)

2 How to Manage Uterine Pathologies and Fertility 2 March 2022
7pm – 8.30pm
On-demand coming soon Chairs: Professor Rong Li (China) and Professor Yutaka Osuga (Japan)

Topics and Speakers:
1. Adenomyosis Related Infertility: What Are the Treatment Options
Speaker: Professor Budi Wiweko (University of Indonesia)

2. Uterine Myoma and Infertility: What Are the Treatment Options
Speaker: Professor Caihong Ma (Peking Third University Third Hospital, China)

3 Does PGT-A Improve Reproductive Outcome? 27 May 2022
7pm – 8.30pm
On-demand coming soon Chairs: Professor Rong Li (China) and Professor Arthur Chang (Taiwan)

Topics and Speakers:
1. Pros and Cons of PGT-A in Assisted Reproductive Technology
Speaker: Professor Yan Junhao (Reproductive Medical Center of Shandong University)

2. Preimplantation Genetic Aneuploidy Screening: Optimizing the Methodology and Interpretation
Speaker: Dr Keshav Malhotra (Rainbow IVF Center)

4 The Role of AMH in Fertility 23 August 2022
7pm – 8.30pm
On-demand coming soon Chairs: Professor Rong Li (China) and Dr. M. Somjate Manipalviratn (Thailand)

Topics and Speakers:
1. Clinical Utility of Anti-Mullerian Hormone
Speaker: Professor Yang Dongzi (Sun Yat-Sen University)

2. Anti-Mullerian Hormone and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Speaker: Dr Duru Shah (Gynaecworld)

5 Ovarian Stimulation for IVF – Individualization and Beyond 23 November 2022
7pm – 8.30pm
Coming soon Chairs: Dr Clare Boothroyd (Australia) and Professor Rong Li (China)

Topics and Speakers:

1. Ovarian Stimulation in medically Complicated IVF Patients- Obese and Immune Disorder Patients
Speaker: Diao Feiyang (China)

2. Benefits and Limitations of Individualized Dosing Regimen in COS Treatment
Speaker: Jung-Ryeol Lee (Korea)

ASPIRE Basic Course in Management for ART Nurses

Organised by: ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses Group

This certificate course aims to introduce nurses to the fundamental elements identified as integral for nurses currently working in management roles or nurses who wish to progress their career and move into a management role.

Specifically, the course which will be delivered via three webinar modules will focus on Effective Leadership (various leadership styles and communication skills), Professional Development (career progression preparation, job appraisal and training and supervision) and Conflict Resolution.

The attainment of the certificate of completion validates that the recipient’s knowledge of the course topic is satisfactory.

Note:

  • For more information on the certificate course and modules outline, please click here
  • You can also choose to participate in the individual webinar modules without committing to the course. For this, a certificate of attendance will be provided only as a proof of attendance to participants who have attended at least 50% of the session. Please see registration fees and links below.

Registration fees:

Participation ASPIRE Members Non-Members
Certificate Course Free USD 50 per course
Individual Webinars Free USD 65 per webinar module
Course Schedule and Registrations (for individual webinar sessions)

*See modules outline here

# Course Module Date Time (GMT+8) Individual Registration Certificate Course Registration
1 Effective Leadership 4 October 2022 5pm – 6.45pm Register here Register here
2 Professional Development 18 October 2022 5pm – 6.45pm Register here
3 Conflict resolution 1 November 2022 5pm – 6.50pm Register here

The Application of Newer Technologies to the Practice of ART

Organised by ASPIRE Education Committee

The practice of ART continues to evolve over time with the discovery of innovative technology. These innovations are meant to improve ART outcome or but it may come as a response to the challenges of the times such as the pandemic. In this coming webinar, we examine the inclusion of Telemedicine, and home monitoring innovations that are changing how we practice IVF.

Date and Time: Sunday, 30 October 2022, 3pm-4.30pm GMT+8
Registration fee: Free for all
Registration link: https://bit.ly/ASPIRE-Web-AppofNewerTech
Registration deadline: 24 October 2022

PROGRAMME OUTLINE:

Chairperson:
Dr Virgilio Novero (Philippines)

  1. The Role of Tele-Consultation
    Speaker: Dr Ayedee Ace M. Domingo (Philippines)
    .
  2. Minimizing Monitoring in a Stimulation Cycle
    Speaker: Dr Somjate Manipalviratn (Thailand)

  3. Home Monitoring – Alternate Hormones / Ultrasound Scans
    Speaker: TBA

  4. Combined Q&A discussion

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Time-Lapse Incubation

Organised by ASPIRE Embryology SIG

This webinar will focus on the current applications of AI technologies in clinical embryology labs, especially its applications combined with time-lapse technology.

In this webinar, we will provide an overview of:
– Basic knowledge regarding AI technology and its terminology, as well as current attempted applications;
– The application of AI technology in time-lapse systems. The discussion will include different attempted applications, sharing experiences, and the current challenges we are facing.

Date and Time: Saturday, 5 November 2022, 6pm – 8pm GMT+8
Registration fee: Free for ASPIRE members, USD 65 for non-ASPIRE members
Registration link: https://bit.ly/ASPIREWeb-AI-timelapseincubation
Registration deadline: 29 October 2022

PROGRAMME OUTLINE:

Chairpersons:
1. Dr Kenji Ezoe (Japan)
2. Dr Ryan Rose (Australia)

1. Introduction to AI Technology and Terminology
Speaker: Professor Charles Bormann (USA)

2. Current Applications of AI in ART Lab
Speaker: Dr. Giovanni Coticchio (Italy)

3. Developing Time-Lapse and AI Assisted Scoring System
Speaker: Ms. Lorena Bori (Spain)

4. The User Experience in Time-Lapse and AI Scoring System
Speaker: Dr. Satoshi ueno (Japan)

5. Challenges in Evaluating and Implementing AI Technology in ART Lab
Speaker: Dr. Cristina Hickman (United Kingdom)

6. Q&A Discussion

What Is the Best Combination of Surgery and ART in Endometriosis-Related Infertility Treatment?

Organised by ASPIRE Reproductive Surgery SIG and Endometriosis SIG

Clinical decision making in Endometriosis-associated infertility has been a challenging issue for many clinicians dealing with fertility patients. Many factors must be taken into account and new data has brought us new perspective on how to choose the best treatment for our patients. This webinar is designed to highlight this special issue of Endometriosis-associated Infertility management.

Date and Time: Sunday, 20 November 2022, 2pm – 4pm GMT+8
Registration fee: Free for ASPIRE members, USD 65 for non-ASPIRE members
Registration link: https://bit.ly/ASPIRE-Web-BestCombi
Registration deadline: 14 November 2022

PROGRAMME OUTLINE:

Chairpersons:

  1. Dr Herbert Situmorang (Indonesia)
  2. Professor Yutaka Osuga (Japan)
  3. Professor Luk Rombauts (Australia)

1. Severe Endometriosis and Infertility: How far surgery can help

2. Adenomyosis and Infertility: Is there any benefit to do surgery
Speaker: Associate Professor Yasushi Hirota

3. Endometriosis related infertility: How Does IVF Fit In?
Speaker: Dr. Ivan Sini

4. Panel Discussion

Past Webinars

Webinar Title Programme Held on Organised by *Educational Portal
ASPIRE-CPAM Masterclass Webinar Series: Fundamental Concepts in ART – Bridging the Gaps
Total no. of sessions: 5Session 4:
The Role of AMH in Fertility
Chairperson: Dr Somjate Manipalviratn (Thailand) and Prof Li Rong (China)

Topics & Speakers:

1. Clinical Utility of Anti-Mullerian Hormone
Speaker: Prof Dongzi Yang (China)

2. Anti-Mullerian Hormone and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Speaker: Dr Duru Shah (India)

23 August 2022 ASPIRE and CPAM (China International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care) Lecture recordings coming soon.
How to Read and Understand Scientific Data/Paper (With a Focus on Embryology) Chairpersons: Professor Arthur Chang (Taiwan) and Dr. Keshav Malhotra (India)

Topics & Speakers:

1. How to Read the Clinical Embryology Paper
Speaker: Professor Ben Mol (Australia)

2. How to Prepare ART Lab Data for Scientific Publication
Speaker: Dr Rui Wang (Australia)

3. How to Evaluate a Paper- An Example of a Paper on Imaging the Meiotic Spindle
Speaker: Professor Gab Kovacs (Australia)

Tues, 16 August 2022 Organised by ASPIRE Embryology SIG Lecture recordings coming soon.
ASPIRE-Thermo Fisher Scientific Masterclass Collaboration
Advances in Next Generation Sequencing Technology: Building a Dynamic Reproductive Health Research Lab
Chairs: Dr Virgilio Novero (ASPIRE) and Mr Michael Richardson (Thermo Fisher)

Topics & Speakers:
1. Genetic Carrier Screening Before Pregnancy: State-Of-The-Art
Speaker: Dr. Eric Lee (Australia)

2. Incorporating PGT-A in the IVF Program: An IVF Centre Perspective
Speaker: Ms. Andrea Tzu-Hsuan Chuang (Taiwan)

Utility of Offering Combined PGT-a and PGT-M: A Laboratory Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Alpana Razdan (India)

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 ASPIRE and Thermo Fisher Scientific Lecture recordings coming soon.
PCOS: A Diagnosis of Exclusion – What You See Is Not Always What You Get! Chair: Professor Lan Vuong (Vietnam)

Topics & Speakers:
1. Hypothyroidism
Speaker: Dr Madhuri Patil (India)

2. Hyperprolactinemia
Speaker: Dr Madonna Domingo (Philippines)

3. Adrenal Disorders
Speaker: Professor Jin Ju Kim (Korea)

4. Androgen Secreting Ovarian Tumors
Speaker: Dr Clare Boothroyd (Australia)

5. Premature Ovarian Failure
Speaker: Professor Eileen Manalo (Philippines)

Tues, 26 July 2022 ASPIRE Reproductive Endocrinology SIG Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course in Counselling for Nurses

Total no. of webinar modules: 3

Webinar Module 3:
Implication Counselling & Experience Sharing

*This course is supported with an unrestricted Education Grant by

Chair: Ms Joan Gordon Andrade (India)
Co-Chair: Ms Carmel Carrigan (Australia)

1. Gamete Donation Related Counselling
Ms Catherine Chung (Hong Kong)

2. Acceptance, Adoption & Surrogacy
Associate Professor Uttara Chari (India)

3. Cases Discussion & Experience Sharing
Break-out Room 1: Ms Catherine Chung (Hong Kong) and Ms Joan Gordon
Andrade (India)
Break-out Room 2: Associate Professor Uttara Chari (India) and Ms Crystal Hui (Hong Kong)
Break-out Room 3: Dr Kylie Stone (New Zealand) and Ms Min-Jung Kim (Korea)

Tues, 12 July 2022

5pm – 6:45pm GMT+8

ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course in Counselling for Nurses

Total no. of webinar modules: 3

Webinar Module 2:
Supportive Counselling

*This course is supported with an unrestricted Education Grant by

Chair: Ms Megan Black (New Zealand)
Co-Chair: Ms Muhsinah Aleem (Singapore)

1. Stress & Anxiety During the ART Journey – How to Reduce It
Speaker: Ms Helen Nicholson (New Zealand)

2. Depression Following Repeated
Treatment Failure – How to Manage
Speaker: Ms Denise Durham (United Kingdom)

3. Miscarriage & Recurrent Miscarriage – The Final Straw?
Speaker: Dr Celia Chan (Hong Kong)

Tues, 28 June 2022

5pm – 6:45pm GMT+8

ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course in Counselling for Nurses

Total no. of webinar modules: 3

Webinar Module 1:
Basic Aspects & Information Counselling

*This course is supported with an unrestricted Education Grant by

Chair: Ms Joan Gordon Andrade (India)
Co-Chair: Ms Kelly Chang (Taiwan)

1. Introduction to Basic Counselling & Communication Skills
Speaker: Ms Crystal Hui (Hong Kong)

2. Identify Patients Who Needs Counselling: Role & Responsibilities of a Nurse Practitioner
Speaker: Ms Cassandra Irvin (Australia)

3. Information Counselling – Nurse Counselling Prior to ART Treatment
Speaker: Professor Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)

Tues, 14 June 2022

5pm – 6:45pm GMT+8

ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE-CPAM Masterclass Webinar Series: Fundamental Concepts in ART – Bridging the Gaps

Session 3:
Does PGT-A Improve Reproductive Outcome?

Chairs: Professor Rong Li (China) and Professor Arthur Chang (Taiwan)

Topics and Speakers:
1. Pros and Cons of PGT-A in Assisted Reproductive Technology
Speaker: Professor Yan Junhao (Reproductive Medical Center of Shandong University)

2. Preimplantation Genetic Aneuploidy Screening: Optimizing the Methodology and Interpretation
Speaker: Dr Keshav Malhotra (Rainbow IVF Center)

Fri, 27 May 2022 ASPIRE and CPAM (China International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care) Lecture recordings coming soon
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course on Early Pregnancy Management for Nurses

Webinar Module 3: Management (II) Mid-Trimester Loss, Miscarriage Prevention & EPAU

Chair: Professor Rashida Begum (Bangladesh) | Co-Chair: Nurse Meghan Black (New Zealand)

1. Mid-Trimester Miscarriage
Speaker: Associate Professor Dee McCormick (Australia)

2. Prevention of Miscarriage
Speaker: Professor Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)

3. The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit – UK Experience
Speaker: Professor Roy Farquharson (United Kingdom)

Tues, 8 March 2022 ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE-CPAM Masterclass Webinar Series: Fundamental Concepts in ART – Bridging the Gaps

Session 2:
How to Manage Uterine Pathologies and Fertility

Chairs: Professor Yutaka Osuga (Japan) and Dr Rong Li (China)

Topics and Speakers:
1. Adenomyosis Related Infertility: What Are the Treatment Options
Speaker: Professor Budi Wiweko (University of Indonesia)

2. Uterine Myoma and Infertility: What Are the Treatment Options
Speaker: Professor Caihong Ma (Peking Third University Third Hospital, China)

Wed, 2 Mar 2022 ASPIRE and CPAM (China International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care) Lecture recordings coming soon
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen, 6th Edition

Webinar Module 6: Clinical Applications and Implications of the Revised WHO Semen Manual

Chair: Dr Virgilio Novero (Philippines)

1. A Laboratory Perspective
Speaker: Professor Sally Catt (Australia)

2. A Urologist’s Perspective
Speaker: Dr Rupin Shah (India)

3. A Fertility Specialist’s Perspective
Speaker: Professor Atsushi Tanaka (Japan)

Sat, 19 Feb 2022
3PM GMT+8
ASPIRE Embryology & Male Infertility Special Interest Groups Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course on Early Pregnancy Management for Nurses

Webinar Module 2: Management (I) Early Pregnancy Complications

Chair: Dr. Madhuri Patil (India) | Co-Chair: Nurse Astor Tse (Hong Kong)

1. What Are Management Options in Confirmed Miscarriage?
Speaker: Dr Sylvia Choi (Hong Kong)

2. Ectopic Pregnancy – Diagnosis and Management
Speaker: Dr Virgilio Novero (Philippines)

3. Recurrent Miscarriage – Evidence-Based Investigation and Management
Speaker: Assistant Professor Chen Xiaoyan (China)

Tues, 22 Feb 2022 ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course on Early Pregnancy Management for Nurses

Webinar Module 1: Assessment of Early Pregnancy

Chair: Professor Budi Wiweko (Indonesia) | Co-Chair: Nurse Carmel Carrigan (Australia)

1. Hormone Measurements in Early Pregnancy
Speaker: Dr Duru Shah (India)

2. Ultrasound in Early Pregnancy
Speaker: Dr Sotirios Saravelos (United Kingdom)

3. How to Manage Threatened Miscarriage?
Speaker: Assistant Professor Tracy Law (Hong Kong)

Tues, 8 Feb 2022
5pm – 6.45 pm (GMT+8)
ASPIRE Reproductive Nurses Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen, 6th Edition

Webinar Module 5: Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Chair: Professor Arthur Chang (USA)

1. General Principles
Speaker: Professor Yuji Endo (Japan)

2. Common Techniques
Speaker: Dr Halil Ruso (Turkey)

3. Special Samples
Speaker: Professor Atsushi Tanaka (Japan)

Sat, 5 February 2022
3pm – 4.30pm GMT+8
ASPIRE Embryology & Male Infertility Special Interest Groups Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen, 6th Edition

Webinar Module 4: Cryopreservation of Spermatozoa

Chair: Dr Haroon Latif (Pakistan)

1. QC and QA in Andrology Laboratory
Speaker: Professor Arief Boediono (Indonesia)2. Errors and Troubleshooting in Andrology Laboratory
Speaker: Dr Nelson Holiva (Saudi Arabia)3. Standardization and external quality control for semen analysis as exemplified by the German QuaDeGA system
Speaker: Emeritus Professor Eberhard Nieschlag (Germany)
Sat, 22 January 2022
12pm – 1.30pm GMT+8
ASPIRE Embryology & Male Infertility Special Interest Groups Lecture recordings available
The Embryo vs The Endometrium in Implantation Chair: Associate Professor Louise Hull (Australia)

Topics & Speakers:
1. Implantation Rates with and without Genetic Testing
Speaker: Dr Liying Yan (China)

2. How Does the Metabolism of the Embryo Impact Implantation?
Speaker: Dr Keshav Malhotra (India)

3. How to Design Research to Assess Endometrial Receptivity Markers?
Speaker: Professor Guiying Nie (Australia)

4. When Euploid Embryos Fail to Implant: Investigation and Management
Speaker: Dr Keiji Kuroda (Japan)

Sat, 15 January 2022 ASPIRE – Endometrium and Implantation SIG Lecture recordings available
Webinar Title Programme Held on Organised by *Educational Portal
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen, 6th Edition.

Webinar Module 2:
Semen Examination – Basic, Extended and Advanced

Chair: Dr Keshav Malhotra (India)

Module Outline
1. Basic Examination
Speaker: Professor Lars Björndahl (Sweden)

2. Sperm DNA Fragmentation, Genetics and Genomic Tests
Speaker: Professor Gwo-Jang Wu (Taiwan)

3. Antibodies, Biochemical Assays, Sequence of Ejaculation, ROS
Speaker: Professor Ashok Agarwal (USA)

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 6pm GMT+8 ASPIRE Embryology & Male Infertility Special Interest Groups Lecture recordings available
New Trends in Endometriosis Chair: Professor Tzeng Chii-Ruey (Taiwan)

Topics & Speakers:
1. Modern Management of Extrapelvic Endometriosis

Speaker: Professor Tetsuya Hirata (Tokyo, Japan)

2. Oocyte Cryopreservation for Ovarian Endometriosis Patients
Speaker: Professor Jung Ryeol Lee (Seoul, Korea)

3. Best Treatment of Ovarian Endometrioma for Future Fertility
Speaker: Professor Angela Aguilar (Manila, Philippines)

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 ASPIRE Endometriosis Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Fertility Treatments Chair: Professor Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)

Topics & Speakers:
1. The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Treatment in General and on Fertility Treatment in Particular
Speaker: Dr Vanessa Vergara (Spain)

2. Delay in IVF Treatment up to 6 months Does not Affect Pregnancy Outcomes
Speaker: Dr Phillip A Romanski (USA)

3. Prioritizing IVF Treatment in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Speaker: Professor Siladitya Bhattacharya (Scotland)

Sat, 4 Dec 2021 ASPIRE Education Committee

This webinar is supported by Organon

Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE Basic Certificate Course WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen, 6th Edition.

Webinar Module 1:
Introduction to the 6th Edition of the WHO Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen

Chairs: Professor Chi Ling (Hong Kong) & Professor Gwo-Jang Wu

Module Outline
1. Historical Background
Speaker: Dr Haroon Latif (Pakistan)

2. Overview of the New Manual
Speaker: Professor Christopher Barratt (United Kingdom)

3. Differences Between 5th and 6th Manual Editions
Speaker: Professor De-Yi Liu (Australia)

Sat, 4 Dec 2021 ASPIRE Embryology & Male Infertility Special Interest Groups Lecture recordings available
ASPIRE-CPAM Masterclass Webinar Series: Fundamental Concepts in ART – Bridging the Gaps

Session 1:
Recurrent Implantation Failure

Chairs: Professor Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong SAR) and Dr Rong Li (China)

Topics and Speakers:
1. An Overview of Recurrent Implantation Failure
Speaker: Dr Qi Yu (Beijing, China)

2. New Progress of Recurrent Implantation Failure- From a Maternal Angle
Speaker: Professor Louise Hull (Adelaide, Australia)

Wed, 1 Dec 2021 ASPIRE and CPAM (China International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care) Lecture recordings coming soon
How to Improve the Clinical Outcome of Male Infertility with Abnormal Spermatogenesis Chairs: Professor Gwo-Jang Wu (Taipei, Taiwan) and Dr Virgilio Novero (Philippines)

Topic and Speakers

  1. The Novelty of Sperm Cryopreservation
    Speaker: Professor Atsushi Tanaka (Fukuoka, Japan)
  2. Surgical Sperm Retrieval – Challenges and Obstacles
    Speaker: Dr Rupin Shah (Mumbai, India)
  3. Artificial Oocyte Activation
    Speaker: Assistant Professor George Anifandis (Larissa, Greece)
  4. ROSI (panel discussion)
    • Fertilization by Round Spermatid Injection (ROSI): Past and Present
      Speaker: Dr Jan Tesarik (Spain)
    • How to improve the clinical outcome of ROSI
      Speaker: Professor Atsushi Tanaka (Japan)
    • Epigenetic Abnormalities in ROSI-Derived Zygotes
      Speaker: Professor Masatoshi Ooga (Japan)
Sat, 30 October 2021 ASPIRE Male Infertility Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
Reproductive Surgery in Mullerian Anomalies Chairs: Dr Herbert Situmorang (Jakarta, Indonesia) and Professor Maria Antonia Habana (Manila, Philippines)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Evaluation of Mullerian anomalies – role of 3D ultrasound
    Speaker: Professor Huang Xiao-Wu (Beijing, China)
  2. Management option in Mullerian anomalies related infertility
    Speaker: Dr Hongxin Pan (ShenZhen, China)
Sat, 9 Oct 2021 ASPIRE Reproductive Surgery Special Interest Group Lecture recordings available
Environmental Toxins and Their Effects on Reproduction Chair: Dr Madhuri Patil (Bangalore, India)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Endocrine Disruptors: How They Affect Reproduction
    Speaker: Professor Jaideep Malhotra (Agra, India)
  2. Intervention Studies to Reduce the Effects of Environmental Toxins
    Speaker: Professor Linda Giudice (San Francisco, USA)
  3. What Did We Learn from Fukushima?
    Speaker: Professor Atsushi Tanaka (Fukuoka, Japan)
Thu, 9 Sep 2021 Reproductive Endocrinology SIG Lecture recordings available
PCOS and Insulin Resistance Chair: Dr Duru Shah (Mumbai, India)

Topic and Speakers

  1. How Does Insulin Resistance Affect Women with PCOS?
    Speaker: Dr Anju Joham (Melbourne, Australia)
  2. Management of Infertility in women with PCOS
    Speaker: Professor Eileen Manalo (Manila, Philippines)
  3. Management of Metabolic Dysfunction in women with PCOS
    Speaker: Dr Rong Li (Beijing, China)
Thu, 5 Aug 2021 Reproductive Endocrinology SIG Lecture recordings available
The Role of Office Hysteroscopy in Infertility Management Chairs: Dr Regina Tan (Manila, Philippines), Dr Angela Aguilar (Manila, Philippines), Dr Relly Primariawan (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Powerful Combination of TVUS and Office Hysteroscopy in women Infertility Workup
    Speaker: Dr. Herbert Situmorang (Jakarta, Indonesia)
  2. Office Hysteroscopy
    Speaker: Dr Mary Connor (Sheffield, UK)
  3. Innovative Office Hysteroscopy Techniques in the Management of Asherman Syndrome
    Speaker: Prof Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)
  4. Office equipment including various energy source in office setting
    Speakers: Dr Gubbini Giampietro (Bologna, Italy) & Dr Mario Franchini (Florence, Italy)
  5. Hysteroscopy is mandatory before IVF (Debate)
    Speakers: Dr Sunita Tandulwadkar (Maharashtra, India) & Dr Virgilio Novero (Manila, Philippines)
Sun, 21 Feb 2021 Reproductive Surgery SIG in collaboration with the Indonesian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society (IGES) and the Philippine Society of Reproductive Medicine (PSRM) Lecture recordings available

*Only lectures consented for publication will be made available on the ASPIRE Educational Portal
*Accessible by ASPIRE members only

Webinar Title Programme Held on Organised by *Educational Portal
The Thin Endometrium Chair: Dr Virgilio Novero (Manila, Philippines)

Topic and Speakers

  1. How Thin is too Thin and When?
    Speaker: Associate Professor Louise Hull (Adelaide, Australia)
  2. Causes and Pathogenesis
    Speaker: Professor Gendie Lash (Guangzhou, China)
  3. Treatments – Surgical
    Speaker: Professor Tin-Chiu Li (Hong Kong)
  4. Treatments – Hormones
    Speaker: Dr Christos Venetis (Sydney, Australia)
  5. Treatments – Innovative
    Speaker: Dr Madhuri Patil (Bangalore, India)
  6. Platelet Rich Plasma for the Thin Endometrium
    Speaker: Dr Clare Boothroyd (Brisbane, Australia)
Sat, 5 Dec 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee Lecture recordings available
Impact of COVID-19 in an ART Laboratory Chair: Professor Chi Ling (Stamford, USA) and Professor Arthur Chang (San Antonio, USA)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Impact of COVID-19 on Reproductive System
    Speaker: Dr. Virgilio Novero (Manila, Philippines)
  2. SARS-COV-2 in Gametes and Embryos – Best Practices to Reduce Risk in the IVF Laboratory
    Speaker: Dr. Kimball O. Pomeroy (Phoenix, USA)
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee ASPIRE Education Committee Lecture recordings available
Non-Invasive PGT-A: Part 3 Chair: Professor Chii-Ruey Tzeng (Taipei, Taiwan)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Non-Invasive PGT- Scientific Approach
    Speaker: Dr. Antonio Capalbo (Rome, Italy)
  2. Non-Invasive PGT-A: What Does it Offer the Patients?
    Speaker: Prof. Carlos Simón (Valencia, Spain)
  3. DNA Amplification in Non-Invasive PGT
    Speaker: Dr. Sijia Lu (Shanghai, China)
Sat, 21 Nov 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee

This webinar is supported with an unrestricted education grant from Abbott

Lecture recordings available
PGT-A: Part 2 Chair: Dr Ivan Sini (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Pitfalls in PGT-M
    Speaker: Professor Junhao Yan (Shandong, China)
  2. Transfer of Mosaic embryos – ESHRE Framework
    Speaker: Dr Francesca Spinella (Rome, Italy)
Sat, 14 Nov 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee Lecture recordings available
PGT-A: Part 1 Chair: Professor Atsushi Tanaka (Fukuoka, Japan)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Are Aneuploidy Rates Affected by ART Practice?
    Speaker: Dr. Santiago Munné (Madrid, Spain)
  2. Using PGT-A Wisely – When and How?
    Speaker: Professor Yanwen Xu (Guangzhou, China)
Sat, 7 Nov 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee Lecture recordings available
Conversation with Experts: Laboratory Factors that Impact Embryo Culture Outcomes Chair: Professor Arthur Chang (San Antonio, USA)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Dry vs Humidified Incubator: Maintain Stable Temperature, pH and Osmolality
    Speaker: Professor Yasuyuki Mio (Yonago, Japan)
  2. Day 5-7 Blastocyst Culture and Vitrification: How to make More and Better Blastocysts?
    Speaker: Dr. Keshav Malhotra (Agra, India)
  3. A Successful PGT Program: Key factors from Embryo Biopsy to Outcome Interpretation
    Speaker: Dr. Alpesh Doshi (London, United Kingdom)
  4. KPIs in the ART Labs: Select Meaningful Indicators and Set Actionable Targets
    Speaker: Dr Haroon Latif (Lahore, Pakistan)
Sat, 31 Oct 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee

This webinar is supported with an unrestricted education grant from FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific

Lecture recordings available
Add-ons in the ART Lab: Part 2 Chair: Professor Budi Wiweko (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Oocyte Activation – To Do or Not?
    Speaker: Professor Atsushi Tanaka (Fukuoka, Japan)
  2. Piezo: Better or Not? (Covering latest evidences and Pros and Cons of Piezo)
    Speaker: Dr. Deirdre Zander-Fox (Melbourne, Australia)
  3. Assisted Hatching: What is the Evidence in 2020?
    Speaker: Dr. Haroon Latif (Lahore, Pakistan)
Sat, 24 Oct 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee Lecture recordings available
Add-ons in the ART Lab: Part 1 Chair: Associate Professor Louise Hull (Adelaide, Australia)

Topic and Speakers

  1. Breaking News: Is ICSI an Add-on?
    Speaker: Dr. Ho Manh Tuong (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam)
  2. Sperm Selection Techniques
    Speaker: Dr. George Liperis (Sydney, Australia)
Sat, 10 Oct 2020 ASPIRE Education Committee Lecture recordings available

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