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1. Oocyte and embryo vitrification
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3. Co-culture
4. Optimizing sperm and testicular tissue freezing
5. Micromanipulation
6. Time-lapse for embryo selection
7. Stem cell cryopreservation
8. Theoretical: Cryopreservation, live demonstration & microarray application
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Eurostars Gran Valencia
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Dear Participant,

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 4th International IVI Congress, which will be held at the Palacio de Congresos, Valencia, Spain, 7-9 April, 2011.

Congress Venue:
Palacio de Congresos
Avda. Cortes Valencianas, nº 60
46015 Valencia, Spain
Tel.: +34 96 317 94 00
Fax: +34 96 317 94 01
Headquarter Hotel:
Sorolla Palace las Cortes Valencianas,58
46015 Valencia, Spain
Tel: +34 961 868 700
Fax: +34 96 186 87 05
Arrival to the Congress Venue

By taxi from Valencia airport:
Approximately 15 minutes with an average fare of €20
Taxis in Valencia are either yellow, white (city taxis), or company taxis. They are readily available, and reasonably priced. To hail a cab, look for a taxi showing a green light on its roof, which indicates that it is available.
The meter shows the fare, but extra fees can accrue when crossing city zones. This information is detailed inside the cab.

By car:
From France/Barcelona/Alicante: Take Highway AP7 towards Valencia and then take exit KM 497 leading directly onto the CV-35. Follow the signs to Valencia and then to the Palacio de Congresos.

From Madrid:
Follow Highway AP3 to Valencia and take the Valencia City Center exit onto the Avenida del Cid. Turn onto the Avenida Pío Baroja crossing the bridge Puente Nueve de Octubre. At the roundabout take the Bulevar del Norte and at the next roundabout and turn onto the Calle de La Safor. At the following roundabout take the Avenida Cortes Valencianas and follow the signs to the Palacio de Congresos.
Metro Line:

Take the Metro Line 3 or 5 to Angel Guimerá and change to Line 1 (direction Bétera or Llíria),  exit at Beniferri Station and follow the signs to the Palacio de Congresos.
Congress Registration and Hospitality Desk Opening Hours, Palacio de Congresos
The registration desk will operate during the following hours:
Thursday, April 7, 2011  10:00-21:00
Friday,     April 8, 2011   07:30-18:30
Saturday, April 9, 2011   08:00-13:30
Please register upon arrival in order to receive your kit containing the IVI Congress Book, your personal name badge, invitations, etc. Please remember to wear your name badge to all Congress activities and social events.
Workshop Day (Sorolla Palace), Thursday, April 7, 2011 from 09:00-18:00
Pre-registration is mandatory: click here
Pre-registration will be closed on March 31, 2011.

Workshop Information:

Workshop Registration Desk, Palacio de Congresos
Please collect your material at the Workshop Registration Desk which will be open from 07:30 to 18:00 on Thursday, April 7, 2011.
Exhibition Opening Hours
Thursday, April 7, 2011  15:00-21:00
Friday,     April 8, 2011   08:30-18:45
Saturday, April 9, 2011   08:30-14:00
First Session

The first session starts on Thursday, April 7 at 15:00, at the Palacio de Congresos.

Scientific Program
A very exciting and diverse program has been prepared for you, and we are looking forward to your active participation at the various sessions. For the updated program, please visit the Congress website:

Welcome Reception

All registered participants and registered accompanying persons are invited to the Welcome Reception,Thursday, April 7 at 19:30-21:00 at the Palacio de Congresos.
Your invitation is included in your personal registration kit.
Speakers' Preview Room
Speakers are requested to visit the Speakers' Preview Room no later than 30 minutes prior to their lecture and upload their presentation. Please contact the technician at the Speakers' Preview Room.  

Poster Presentations
Please check the Scientific Program for your board number.
Posters should be mounted from Thursday, April 7 at10:00. The Posters will be on display for the duration of the Congress until Saturday, April 9 at 14:00.
Poster presenters are advised to be next to their poster during the coffee breaks in order to answer any questions.

Coffee Breaks and Lunch
Coffee and a buffet lunch will be served in the Exhibition Area as mentioned in the Program.

CME Accreditation
Please note that once on-site you have your CME Accreditation form in your registration kit. In order to receive your accreditation points, please submit the completed form to the registration desk before the end of the Congress.
Your CME Accreditation Certificate will be sent to you directly by Serono Symposia.

Some participants may require a visa to enter Spain. Please check with your local Spanish Consulate or Embassy.

Dress Code
Informal for all occasions

Valencia can be sunny and warm in April although a coat is advisable as summer may not have arrived yet.

Professional Congress Organizer
ComtecMed is the official Congress Organizer of the IVI Congress.
For more information, please visit
See you in Valencia!
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