Scientific Program - WEDNESDAY

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
Hall A
Session 1
16:00-16:20
OPENING SESSION- HONORARY GUEST SPEAKERS
Welcome remarks
16:00-16:05  Welcome & Introduction
Moshe Hod, Israel; Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy; Wolfgang Henrich, Germany 
   
16:05-16:20 The demographic challenge and its consequences for health care
Dr. Daniel Bahr, Former German Minister of Health; Current leading manager of the Allianz insurance
   
Hall A
Session 2
16:20-17:20
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE HISTORY:
DIABETES, HYPERTENSION, METABOLIC SYNDROME & PREGNANCY
Chairpersons: Wolfgang Henrich, Germany; Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Italy
16:20-16:40
Bloody Painful, Bloody Sublime: The Art of Giving Birth
Kerstin Pahl, UK
   
16:40-17:00
The discovery of insulin – All about the Nobel Prize controversy:
The Berlin connection
Alberto De Leiva, Spain
   
17:00-17:20
The history of diabetes & pregnancy; It all started here in Berlin-
In memory of David Hadden
David McCance, UK
   
17:20-17:45 Coffee Break (Exhibition Area)
   
Hall A
Session 3
17:45-19:15
THE NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE GLOBAL EPIDEMIC-
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MOTHER AND THE OFFSPRING
A word from the Presidents
Chairpersons: Tahir Mahmood, UK, EBCOG President; C.N. Purandare, India, FIGO President Elect; Moshe Hod, Israel, EAPM President Elect, FIGO-GDM Expert Group Chairman
17:45-18:00
The non communicable disease global slow motion disaster - The battle of prevention starts in utero
Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, UK, FIGO President
   
18:00-18:15
The mother– Obesity & pregnancy; The consequences
Aris Antsaklis, Greece, WAPM President
   
18:15-18:30
Prevention of preterm birth: Towards healthy mothers and healthy babies?
Eduardo Fonseca, Brazil
   
18:30-18:45
The fetus - What is the optimal fetal growth?
Gerard Visser, the Netherlands, EAPM Immediate Past President
   
18:45-19:00
The Neonate – Which mother is it better to be born to? Diabetic, Obese, Hypertensive, Preterm?
The Long Term Outcome
Umberto Simeoni, Switzerland, EAPM President
   
19:00-19:15 The consequences of preterm birth – the patient perspective
Silke Mader, Germany, EFCNI Chairwoman of the Executive Board
   
Hall A
Session 4
19:15-20:15
Guten Abend Berlin
THE GENOME AND PERINATAL MEDICINE- A BEGINNING AND NEVER ENDING STORY
Chairpersons: Yuval Yaron, Israel; Umberto Simeoni, Switzerland
19:15-19:35
Chromosomal microarray versus karyotyping for prenatal diagnosis
The Hung Bui, Sweden
   
19:35-19:55 Cell free DNA analysis: aneuploidy risk assessment and beyond
Thomas Musci, USA
   
19:55-20:15
Legal and ethical aspects of non-invasive prenatal diagnosis from fetal cell-free DNA in maternal blood
Wolfgang Holzgreve, Germany
   
20:15
Berliner Brotzeit/Welcome Reception (Exhibition Area)