1st NOW-fertility International Congress

‘Personalised IVF’

Online via Zoom
6 - 7 October 2023


We are pleased to announce that the 1st NOW-fertility International Congress will be held virtually on 6th and 7th October 2023. The theme is ‘Personalised IVF’ and the scientific programme will cover the most relevant and controversial topics in the modern era of in-vitro fertilisation. 

Our Chief Medical Officer Dr Antoine Abu Musa, Chair of the Scientific Committee, has put together a stimulating and interesting programme to include one suite of presentations from a representative of each of our worldwide partner centres, and three scientific sessions on individualised treatments in IVF, controversies in reproductive medicine and future of IVF. We count on the contribution of a panel of renowned international speakers and chairpersons. The Congress has been granted 6.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).


The Congress is free to attend and we welcome registrations from all fertility professionals working within the specialty.

Scientific Programme

Friday, 6 October 2023​
Session I: Experience, case studies & research
18.00 – 21.00 CET
The partnership between NOW-fertility and the very best fertility clinics around the world aims to provide patients with state-of-the-art treatment. The teams from different centres will present their experience, case studies and research.
Antoine Abu Musa | Amr Mamoon | Nicolas Darazi
18.00 – 18:05
Luciano Nardo
18:05 – 18:20
Hygeia (Greece)
Evangelos Makrakis
18:20 – 18:35
Polyclinique Les Jasmins (Tunisia)
Riadh Ben Temime
18:35 – 18:50
Centrum IVF Center (Turkey)
Emre Pabuccu
18:50 – 19:05
Artvimed (Poland)
Bartosz Chrostowski
19:05 – 19:20
Eugin (Spain)
Alexandra Izquierdo
19:20 – 19:35
HealthPlus (KSA)
Fawaz Edris
19:35 – 19:50
Centro HERA (Italy)
Sandrine Chamayou
19:50 – 20:05
Egyptian IVF Center (Egypt)
Mona Abul Ghar
20:05 – 20:20
London Women’s Clinic (UK)
Mimi Arian Schad
20:20 – 20:35
Pozitivf (USA)
Francisco Arredondo
20:35 – 20:50
Bourn Hall Fertility (UAE)
Diana Kayal
20:50 – 21:00
Q&A – Closing Remarks
Saturday, 7 October 2023​
Session I: Individualised treatments in IVF
09:00 – 10:40 CET
Individualised care in IVF has resulted in safer treatments and improved pregnancy rates.
Bartosz Chrostowski | Markus Nitzschke | Mohamed Aboulghar
09:00 – 09:20
Individualised stimulation of unexpected poor responders
George Nikolopoulos
09:20 – 09:40
Individualised luteal phase support in fresh and frozen embryo transfers
Gamal Serour
09:40 – 10:00
Dual trigger – why and when?
Riadh Ben Temime
10:00 – 10:20
Progesterone suppression vs GnRH-antagonist to control stimulation
Alexandra Izquierdo
10:20 – 10:40
Session II: Controversies in reproductive medicine
11:30 – 13:10 CET
Some treatment options in IVF remain a matter of much debate and lack of consensus.
Evangelos Makrakis | Antonino Guglielmino | Francisco Arredondo
11:30 – 11:50
Ovarian rejuvenation: hype or hope?
Fawaz Edris
11:50 – 12:10
When and why PGT-A use in IVF?
Sandrine Chamayou
12:10 – 12:30
Fertility preservation and onco-fertility updates
Diana Kayal
12:30 – 12:50
Should we treat adenomyosis before IVF?
Emre Pabuccu
12:50 – 13:10
Session III: Future of IVF
14.30 – 16.00 CET
A new era in IVF treatment is unfolding based on telehealth, self-monitoring and AI.
Antoine Abu Musa | Ioannis Gryparis | Diana Kayal
14:30 – 14:50
AI in the IVF lab
Bartosz Chrostowski
14:50 – 15:10
Is standard semen analysis enough to diagnose male factor infertility?
Francisco Arredondo
15:10 – 15.30
Telehealth and remote monitoring in IVF
Luciano Nardo
15:30 – 15.45
15.45 – 16.00
Closing remarks
Antoine Abu Musa

Scientific Committee

Antoine Abu Musa
Antoine Abu Musa (Chair)
- Chief Medical Officer, NOW-fertility, Switzerland
Nicolas Darazi
Nicolas Darazi
- Medical Director Middle East Region, NOW-fertility, Switzerland
Ioannis Gryparis
Ioannis Gryparis
- Medical Director South Europe, NOW-fertility, Switzerland
Riadh Ben Temim
Riadh Ben Temime
- Medical Director North Africa, NOW-fertility, Switzerland


Amr Mamoon – Egyptian IVF Center, Egypt
Luciano Nardo – NOW-fertility, Switzerland
Bartosz Chrostowski – Artvimed, Poland
Markus Nitzschke – NOW-fertility, Switzerland
Mohamed Aboulghar – Egyptian IVF Center, Egypt
George Nikolopoulos – Hygeia, Greece
Gamal Serour – Egyptian IVF Center, Egypt
Alexandra Izquierdo – Eugin, Spain

Evangelos Makrakis – Hygeia, Greece
Antonino Guglielmino – Centro Hera, Italy
Francisco Arredondo – Pozitivf, USA
Fawaz Edris – HealthPlus, KSA
Sandrine Chamayou – Centro Hera, Italy
Diana Kayal – Bourn Hall, UAE
Emre Pabuccu – Centrum IVF Center, Turkey

Please note: To register for our Congress, you will require a valid Zoom account. You can sign up to Zoom for free by clicking here.

General Information

The Congress has been granted 6.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

Certificates of Attendance will be issued on submission of a completed evaluation form after the event. Participants must attend all sessions to be eligible for the Certificate of Attendance.

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