Event info

Date:02 Sep
Time:9.00 - 15.30
Venue:Ferring Soundport, Amager Strandvej 405, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark

The ReproUnion partnership looks forward to welcoming our project members and wider network to the closing conference of the 2019-2022 Interreg ÖKS programme period. The ReproUnion Summit will be held at Ferring’s new astonishing building in Copenhagen and it will be an exciting day with inspiring talks, discussions and networking!

Date: 2 September 2022, 9.00 – 15.30
Venue: Ferring Soundport, Amager Strandvej 405, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark
Organizers: The ReproUnion Partnership, facilitated by the project management unit
Registration: You can attend at no cost but you have to REGISTER

Program: The below program will be updated on an ongoing basis
Moderator: Tine Gøtzsche

9:00- 9:30 Registration and breakfast
Welcome by the moderator & ReproUnion Executive Board members
Bernadette Mannaerts, Senior Medical Research Director, RMMH, Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Stine Gry Kristensen, Senior researcher, Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Rigshospitalet
Jens Sønksen, Professor, Department of Urology, Gentofte & Herlev Hospital
ART is a tool and not the solution.. Let’s talk about “the desire to have children” and not only “how to get children”!
Søren Ziebe, Head of the fertility clinic at Rigshospitalet
What has been accomplished in infertility treatment
Margareta Kitlinski, Chief physician at Reproduktionsmedicinsk centrum, Malmö
Why research matters for infertility patients – meet Camilla from the ReproUnion film
Conversation with moderator, Tine Gøtzsche
When collaboration drives regional growth
Lars Gaardhøj, Chairman of the Capital Region of Denmark
Anna Mannfalk, Vice-Chair, Hälso- och sjukvårdsnämnden, Region Skåne
From position to action – panel session, chaired by the moderator
With Anna Mannfalk, Lars Gaardhøj, Margareta Kitlinski and Søren Ziebe
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
Fertility awareness and family formation
Eva Elmerstig, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Malmö University
  The key to better understand (in)fertility: ReproUnion Biobank & Infertility Cohort
Niels Jørgensen, Consultant, Department of Growth & Reproduction, Rigshospitalet 
  Reproductive health and longevity: innovative solutions the ReproUnion way
Eva Hoffmann, Professor, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen
  Ferring: Our Purpose & Commitment
Christina Lloyd, Senior Vice President, Reproductive Medicine & Maternal Health, Ferring Pharmaceuticals
12:30-13:30 Lunch
  Perspectives on EAU/ReproUnion scholarship collaboration
Juan Luis Vásquez, Board representative for European Association of Urology and Head of Urothelial Cancer, Zealand University Hospital 
  LAUNCH of ReproUnion film about the next generation of reproductive researchers
  Panel interview with young reproductive researchers involved in ReproUnion:
Jennifer Gruhn, former ReproUnion postdoc and Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen
Angel Elenkov, former EAU/ReproUnion fellow and clinician at RMC, Malmö
Jesper Friis Petersen, Chairman of ReproYoung, MD, Hvidovre Hospital and postdoctoral BRIDGE fellow, University of Copenhagen
14:15-14:30 A LOOK TO THE FUTURE
  Setting the scene for a ReproUnion beyond 2022
Aleksander Giwercman, Professor, Department of Translational Medicine, Lund University 
  Closing Remarks
Stine Gry Kristensen, Senior researcher, Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Rigshospitalet & Jens Sønksen, Professor, Department of Urology, Gentofte and Herlev Hospital
14:30-15:30 Networking with refreshments