Pre-Congress HANDS-ON Workshop #2 (Optional)


When: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 09:00 – 17:00
Where: Meliá Valencia Hotel
Registration Fee: € 1200
Maximum Number of Participants: 12
Deadline for Registration: Tuesday, October 31, 2013

The aim of this interactive workshop is to gain the practical use of management skills to carry out the Cryotop-SC Vitrification method providing a unique opportunity for embryologist to learn about and practice an improved method of Vitrification which ensures safety following open vitrification trough the hermetic sealing of the device for long-term storage. This is an interactive and personalized workshop, where a small number of participants (maximum three) will have a workstation equipped with stereomicroscope, all materials needed for practice and a specialized instructor.
This workshop is intended to embryologists and researchers working in oocyte and embryo vitrification.
Participants should have the pre-requisite of embryo handling skills.

09:00 – 09:05
I. Bermejo, General Manager Kitazato-Dibimed

09:05 – 10:00
Presentation of the Cryotop-SC device
Results from randomized clinical trial comparing
Cryotop-SC with regular Cryotop
Detailed explanation of the procedure
Video demonstration of the procedure
A.Cobo, Head of Cryobiology laboratory at IVI-Valencia
D. Castelló. Product Manager Kitazato-Dibimed

10:00 – 10:15
Questions and Answers

10:15 – 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 – 14:30
Hands-on practice

14:30 – 15:30
Lunch Break
15:30 – 17:00
Hands-on practice

Please note: Workshop #2 will take place pending a minimum number of registered participants. In case of cancellation of Workshop #2 by the Congress Organizers, full registration fee will be reimbursed.