Workshop #4

Hands-on Workshop: (Optional)
Oocyte & Embryo Vitrification – The Cryotop- SC
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 09:00 – 17:00
Location: Parc Cientific
(Open for 12 participants)
- Pre-Registration Required - click here
Workshop Description
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.
Completely Closed Method will be also introduced although clinical studies are still ongoing.

This is an interactive and personalized workshop, where a small number of participants (maximum three-four) will have a 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.
Ignacio Bermejo, Spain
General Manager Kitazato-Dibimed
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
Anna Cobo, Spain
Head of Cryobiology Laboratory at IVI-Valencia
Damià Castelló, Spain
Product Manager Kitazato-Dibimed
10:00-10:15 Questions & Answers
Coffee Break
10:45-13:00 Hands-on practice
Lunch Break
14:00-17:00 Hands-on practice