Day 1: Monday, May 2, 2022
7:30AM – 8:00PM
Breakout Sessions

7:30 – 8:00 AM

Registration: Continental Breakfast and Networking (King 1 & 2)

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Breakout Sessions for Oncofertility Consortium Scientific Committees

Hall King 5 King 4 Ball Room 3 Ballroom 4
8-10 am Male ECHO Training Healthcare Management Non-Oncological
10-12 pm Pediatric (PIN) ECHO Training Open Meeting Open Meeting
12 -1 pm Lunch & Networking (King 1 & 2)
1-3 pm Surgery Patient Navigation Workshop Startups Female
3-5 pm Practice Committe Patient Navigation Workshop Humanities Open Meeting
4:00 – 5:00 PM

Visit to Research Institute
(Shuttle leaves at 3:30 pm)

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Reception at Dr Kyle Orwig’s House
(Shuttle leaves at 5:30 pm)

7:30 – 8:00 AM

Registration: Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:00 – 8:15 AM

Welcome: Conference Chairs

Kyle Orwig, PhD
Director, UPMC Magee Center for Reproduction and Transplantation, Magee-Womens Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA

Mahmoud Salama MD, PhD
Director of the Oncofertility Consortium, Michigan State University, USA

8:15 – 9:00 AM

Keynote Speaker

Vision 2030: A Roadmap for Oncofertility Research and Practices (Pre-recorded)

Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD
Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Michigan State University

9:00 – 9:30 AM

Next Generation Therapies Morning Session – Moderator: Monica Laronda, PhD

Reconstitution of gametogenesis using pluripotent stem cells.

Katsuhiko Hayashi, PhD
Kyushu University, Japan

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Development and analysis of fertoprotective agents

So-Youn Kim, PhD
University of Nebraska, USA

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Break, Poster Set-up

10:30 – 11:00 AM

In vitro maturation of primordial follicles to yield eggs

Jing Xu, PhD
Oregon HSU, USA

11:00 – 11:30 AM

Preserve and protect - fertility preservation in young males

Rod Mitchell, PhD
University of Edinburgh, UK

11:30 – 12:00 PM

Ultrasound-guided rete testis sperm aspiration: a path to spermatogonial stem cell transplantation

Kathleen Hwang, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch, Networking, Posters

1:00 – 1:30 PM

Allied Health Perspective Afternoon Session – Moderator: Stacy Whiteside, CPNP-AC, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, USA

Nursing Services, Past President of the Canadian Fertility & Andrology Society

Eileen McMahon, RN(EC), MN, PNC(C)
Mount Sinai Fertility, Canada

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Sexuality and sexual health among women with cancer

Kristen Carpenter, PhD
Psychologist, Director, Women’s Behavioral Health, Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) Program, Board of Directors of the Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health & Cancer, USA

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Tips and resources for starting or expanding a fertility preservation program; National and International perspectives

T. Brooke McClendon, PhD
Program Coordinator UPMC, USA

Leslie Appiah, MD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, USA

Maria Bourlon, MD
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Mexico

Olivia Frias
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, USA

Amy Jutca
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA

2:45 – 3:15 PM

Break and Poster Review

3:15 – 3:45 PM

Survivorship Clinic and Research

Brooke Cherven, PhD, MPH, RN
Emory School of Medicine, USA

3:45 - 5:00 PM

Patient and Advocate Panel

5:00 – 7:00 PM

Reception, Networking, Posters

7:30 – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:00 – 8:30 AM

Translational Research Morning Session – Leslie Appiah, MD

Ovarian tissue oocytes in vitro maturation (OTO-IVM)

Michel De Vos, MD, PhD
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

8:30 – 9:00 AM

Restoring Fertility in Males

Ellen Goosens, PhD
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Oral Abstract Presentations from Winners of Abstract Awards

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Break and Poster Review

10:30 – 11:00 AM

Regulatory Issues translating research to clinic Morning Session – Mary Zelinski, PhD

Looking Ahead toward FDA Approval for Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation and Transplantation in the U.S.

David Ball, PhD
HCLD, Lab Director, Seattle Reproductive Medicine, USA

11:00 – 11:30 AM

Pei-Hsuan (Chris) Hung
FDA Inspector, USA

11:30 – 12:00 PM

Standardization and regulations for cryopreservation of reproductive tissues: Perspectives from Germany

Dunja-Maria Baston-Büst, PhD
Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, Germany

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch, Networking, Posters

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Clinical Access Afternoon Session – Moderator: Erin Rowell, MD

Ethical Debate: Patients with Poor Prognosis Panel

Julie Rios, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA

Jen Levine, MD
Columbia University, USA

Joseph Bertino, PhD, HEC-C
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA

2:00-2:30 PM

Legislation of mandated insurance for fertility preservation

Kristin Smith
Northwestern University, USA

Joyce Reinecke, JD
Alliance for Fertility Preservation, USA

2:30 – 3:00 PM

Fertility in LGBTQAI+

Alicyn Simpson
UPMC Community Navigator for Gender Diverse Individuals, USA

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Fertility Preservation in DSD individuals

Emilie Johnson, MD
Lurie Children’s Hospital, USA

3:30-3:45 PM

Awards and Wrap-Up (+ short talk about our next year Oncofertility Consortium conference 2023)

Julie Rios, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA


Meeting adjourns