CFAS Annual Meeting

7th Annual Canadian Embryology Summit

Canadian Embryology Summit
Sheraton Toronto Airport
801 Dixon Rd
Toronto, ON, M9W 1J5
Room: Ambrosia IV

The Canadian Embryology Summit is in its 7th year! We are pleased to announce the Program for the 2018 Summit, to be held at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Saturday April 14, 2018.

Accommodations are available at a discounted rate at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel – simply mention the Canadian Embryology Summit.

This year the focus of the exhibits will be on Sperm selection methods and systems for advanced ART procedures.


Early Bird – Until April 1stAfter April 1stRegistration at the Door
CFAS Members $75CFAS Members  $100CFAS Members $150
Non Members $100Non Members $125Non Members $175

This program is brought to you by Merck Canada with the assistance of the CFAS. Registration fees will go towards offsetting venue and food costs.

7:30 – 9:30CFAS Embryology & Andrology Certification Exam
9:10 – 10:00Breakfast and Sperm Selection Systems Demonstrations
10:00 – 11:00Surgically Retrieved Sperm Samples – The Lab Perspective
Carole Lawrence, MLT, MSc., Laboratory Director, Pacific Center for Reproductive Medicine, Edmonton, AB
11:00 – 12:00Preventing Heritable Gene Mutations
Nuria Marti Gutierrez, PhD, Senior Research Associate and Embryology Manager of the Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
12:00 – 13:00Lunch & Sperm Selection methods for ART Demonstrations
13:00 – 14:00Current State of Donor Egg Banks, Successes and Challenges
Zsolt Peter Nagy, MD, PhD, HCLD, Scientific and Laboratory Director, Reproductive Biology Associates & Scientific Director of MyEggBank-NA – Prelude, Atlanta, GA
14:00 – 15:00Safety in The Embryology Laboratory
Tony Anderson, Founder of Andrology and Embryology Training Institute, and multi-site Laboratory Director for Reproductive Medicine Associates of Texas, TX
15:00 – 16:00Sperm Selection Systems Demonstrations