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Freezing Eggs: What Are Your Choices? What Are Your Chances?

Progress Educational Trust
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 10-18 Union Street, London SE1 1SZ
29 April 2020 6pm (wine reception), 6.30pm-8pm (panel discussion)

Barry Fuller, Professor of Surgical Sciences at University College London at University College London and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend public event 'Freezing Eggs: What Are Your Choices? What Are Your Chances?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London on the evening of Wednesday 29 April 2020 Dr Jane Stewart, Chair of the British Fertility Society and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend public event 'Freezing Eggs: What Are Your Choices? What Are Your Chances?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London on the evening of Wednesday 29 April 2020 A free-to-attend public event in London on the evening of Wednesday 29 April 2020. To reserve places, register here.

The event is produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with the British Fertility Society. It will begin with a wine reception at 6pm, and the discussion proper will then take place from 6.30pm-8pm.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Jane Stewart (Chair of the British Fertility Society, and Head of the Newcastle Fertility Centre)

  • Professor Barry Fuller (Professor of Surgical Sciences at University College London)

  • Dr Zeynep Gurtin (Lecturer in Women's Health at the Institute for Women's Health)

  • Sabrina, patient who has frozen her eggs and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend public event 'Freezing Eggs: What Are Your Choices? What Are Your Chances?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London on the evening of Wednesday 29 April 2020 Dr Zeynep Gurtin, Lecturer in Women's Health at the Institute for Women's Health and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend public event 'Freezing Eggs: What Are Your Choices? What Are Your Chances?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London on the evening of Wednesday 29 April 2020 Sabrina (patient who has frozen her eggs)

Issues discussed will include the UK's 10-year storage limit for eggs frozen for non-medical reasons, PET's #ExtendTheLimit campaign to change this law, and the UK Government's current public consultation on the matter.

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.