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Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos

Progress Educational Trust
Venue: Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
8 January 2020 6pm (refreshments), 6.30pm-8pm (discussion)

Professor Allan Pacey, Trustee at the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and chair of PET's FREE-to-attend public event 'Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos', taking place in Edinburgh this coming Wednesday evening (8 January 2020)A free-to-attend public event in Edinburgh this coming Wednesday (8 January 2020). To reserve places, register here.

Doors will open, and free refreshments will be served, at 6pm. The discussion proper will then take place from 6.30pm-8pm.

The event is produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with the Scottish Government.

It will be chaired by Allan Pacey (Trustee at PET, and Professor of Andrology at the University of Sheffield).

Speakers will include:

Find out more about the speakers and chair here.

This event is taking place on the eve of Fertility 2020, the joint Annual Conference of the UK Fertility Societies, which is being held at a different Edinburgh venue (with PET as an exhibitor).

Sharon Jones, patient who has frozen her eggs and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend public event 'Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos', taking place in Edinburgh this coming Wednesday evening (8 January 2020)James Lawford Davies, Partner at Hill Dickinson and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend public event 'Frozen Fertility: The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos', taking place in Edinburgh this coming Wednesday evening (8 January 2020) But attendance is open to everyone, regardless of whether or not you are registered to attend Fertility 2020.

In the PET tradition, much of the event's running time will be devoted to letting the audience put questions and comments to the speakers.

If tweeting about this event, please use the hashtag #FrozenFertility