2024 – IICO Amsterdam 2024

2024 – IICO Amsterdam 2024

6th July 2024
(Prior to ESHRE)
12:00 – 18:00

HOW THE INTERNET, DIGILIZATION AND DNA CHANGES THE
FIELD OF FERTILITY COUNSELING

On the 6th July 2024 the IICO symposium “How the internet, digilization and DNA changes the field of counseling” will take place in Amsterdam.

Together with POINT; the professional organisation of Belgian and Dutch Fertility counselors, the International Infertility Counselling Organization (IICO) is
offering a half-day symposium for colleagues interested in the developments in
the field of ART counseling. The symposium will provide opportunities to discuss
and share experiences with international colleagues. All presentations will be in
English. Afterwards there will be the possibility for a joint dinner.

Topics and speakers

DTCGT revealing the (mal)practice of the past
[*DTCGT: Direct-to-Consumer-Genetic-Testing]

  •  Parents’ and offsprings’ experiences of insemination fraud (Sabrina Zeghiche &Isabel Côté; Université du Québec en Outaouais, CA)
  •  How can parents, offspring and clinics be supported when malpractice
    from the past is discovered (Fred Grundlach, Fiom, NL)
  •  Experiences of Juul and Jelmer, who discovered through online DNA testing
    that the fertility doctor used his own sperm during fertility treatments and
    that they are part of a large group of donor-conceived half-siblings. (Juul & Jelmer, DNAzaten, NL)

DTCGT and impact on the practice of donor conception

  • DTCGT and the changing landscape of gamete donor conception: key
    issues for practitioners and stakeholders (Lucy Frith, Manchester
    University, UK)
  • Access to donor information in times of DTCGT: Challenges for counseling
    (Astrid Indekeu, Support and Expertise Centre for families after donor
    conception, BE)

Digital mediated reproduction (Leah Gilman, Sheffield University, UK)

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Location: Amsterdam (information regarding exact location will follow soon)

Please register at: https://form.jotform.com/233551098348058

Participation fee: 40,00 Euro per person (press free of charge),

to be transferred to:
Account holder: POINT
Payment reference:
IBAN: NL49RABO0376036842
BIC: RABONL2U
until 01.06.2024

We are looking forward to seeing you in Amsterdam!