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25th Annual Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices & Adoption Conference

Nov 3, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel, Natick, MA - Massachusetts
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Event Summary

 

RESOLVE New England is proud to host the Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices and Adoption conference, the nation’s largest conference focused on individuals and couples struggling to build their families. 2018 marks the 25th year of this special educational event!

 

2018 Keynote Speaker:  Andrea Syrtash

 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Top professionals and renowned presenters will speak on the latest advances in fertility treatments, donor conception, surrogacy, and adoption.
  • Day-long conference offers in-depth exploration of the medical, emotional, and legal aspects of infertility, donor options, adoption, and other family-building choices. 
  • Attendees have over 20 seminars to choose from in a variety of related issue areas: Infertility Treatment,  Adoption,  Donor Conception, Surrogacy, Emotional Health and Complementary Services.
  • Over 25 exhibitors including fertility clinics, pharmaceutical companies, donor egg agencies, adoption agencies, pharmacies, attorneys, and complementary treatment providers.
  • Third Annual "Man Cave", a relaxed and comfortable space to get all your male fertility questions answered
  • RESOLVE New England (RNE) never wants cost to be a barrier to people attending our conference. Our Lisa Fenn Gordenstein Scholarship Fund helps ensure that we do not have to turn any attendees away. Half scholarships are available for attending the conference, no financial information required. Just select Individual Registration and enter the promo code HALF when you register.
  • The Scholarship Fund also enables us to offer our “Bring your +1 for free” promotion. A loved one can accompany you to the conference for no additional cost, if needed, and provide important support throughout the day.  Just be sure to type in the proper promo code when you register.   
  • CEU credits are available for social workers, as well as nurses and licensed mental health counselors. There is no additional fee for CEUs.

     

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

8:00-8:45AM Registration and Explore Exhibits 
8:45-9:20AM Keynote Address 
9:30-10:50AM Session A
10:59-11:15AM Morning Break and Visit Exhibits
11:15-12:35PM Session B
12:35-1:45PM Lunch, Discussion Tables, Visit Exhibits
1:55-3:15PM Session C
3:15-3:40PM Afternoon Break and Visit Exhibits
3:40-5:00PM Session D

 

PLEASE NOTE:

FREE on-site parking is available for all attendees.

Breakfast and lunch are included with your registration.

A year long household membership to RESOLVE New England is included with conference registration. 

Pre-event registration and special rates are available until 3:00 PM EST on Friday, November 2nd.  After this point, attendees may register on-site on Saturday, November 3rd.  

Event Schedule / Activities

List Calendar
Nov 3, 2018
9:30 am
A1 | Infertility 101
Category: Treatment  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

9:30 am
A2 | Preparing the Way for Egg Donation
Category: Treatment, Male Fertility  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment;Donor Conception

9:30 am
A3 | How the IVF Lab Works
Category: Treatment  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

9:30 am
A4 | Overview of Domestic Infant Adoption
Category: Adoption  (800 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
9:30 am
A5 | Surrogacy: Practice and Legal Matters
Category: Donor Conception, Surrogacy  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Donor Conception
Surrogacy

9:30 am
A6 | Improving Access to Fertility Insurance Benefits
Category: Complementary  (800 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
complementary

9:30 am
A7 | Effectively Reducing Stress During Infertility
Category: Emotional Health, Complementary  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
11:00 am
B2 | Diminished Ovarian Reserve
Category: Treatment  (95 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

11:00 am
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

11:00 am
B4 | Overview of Foster Care Adoption
Category: Adoption  (95 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Adoption

11:00 am
B5 | Adoption Law in New England
Category: Adoption  (95 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Adoption

11:15 am
B1 | Talking About Male Fertility
Category: Treatment  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

11:15 am
B6 | Choosing a Donor
Category: Donor Conception, Emotional Health  (80 minutes)
 
CATEGORY
Donor Conception
Emotional Health

11:15 am
B7 | What I REALLY Need is ...
Category: Emotional Health  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Emotional Health

12:35 pm
Lunch discussion topic 1: General Infertility
Topic: General Infertility  (70 minutes)
12:35 pm
Lunch discussion topic 2: Secondary Infertility
Topic: Secondary Infertility  (70 minutes)
12:35 pm
Lunch discussion topic 3: Adoption
Topic: Adoption  (55 minutes)
12:35 pm
Lunch discussion topic 4: Donor Egg
Topic: Donor Egg  (70 minutes)
12:35 pm
Lunch discussion topic 5: Donor Sperm
Topic: Donor Sperm  (70 minutes)
12:35 pm
Lunch discussion topic 6: Surrogacy
Topic: Surrogacy  (70 minutes)
12:35 pm
Lunch discussion topic 7: Surviving the Two-Week Wait
Topic: Surviving the Two-Week Wait  (70 minutes)
1:55 pm
C1 | Navigating an IVF Cycle
Category: Treatment  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

1:55 pm
C2 | Genetic Testing During the Fertility Journey
Category: Treatment  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

1:55 pm
C3 | All About Fertility Preservation
Category: Treatment, Male Fertility, Emotional Health  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Emotional Health
Male Fertility
Treatment

1:55 pm
C4 | Adoptive Family Panel
Category: Adoption  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Adoption

1:55 pm
C5 | Pregnancy Loss Panel Discussion
Category: Emotional Health  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Emotional Health

1:55 pm
C6 | Building your Family through Egg Donation: Agency and Legal Considerations
Category: Donor Conception, Surrogacy  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Donor Conception
Surrogacy

1:55 pm
C7 | Connections: Cultivating Intimacy While Growing Your Family
Category: Emotional Health, Complementary  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Complementary
Emotional Health

3:40 pm
D1 | Coping with Negative Outcomes
Category: Treatment, Emotional Health  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Emotional Health
Treatment

3:40 pm
D2 | Ask the RE
Category: Treatment  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Treatment

3:40 pm
D3 | Overview of International Adoption
Category: Adoption  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Adoption

3:40 pm
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Adoption
Emotional Health

3:40 pm
D5 | Donor Conception & Surrogacy Parents Panel
Category: Donor Conception, Surrogacy  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Donor Conception
Surrogacy

3:40 pm
D6 | Enhancing Fertility Outcomes
Category: Complementary  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
complementary

3:40 pm
D7 | Time to Decompress
Category: Emotional Health  (80 minutes)
VENUE
TBD
 
CATEGORY
Emotional Health

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Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel
1360 Worcester Street
Natick, MA - Massachusetts, 01760

Nov 3, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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