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The CeFH 5th Annual Symposium 2022

Jun 07 2022 - Jun 08 2022

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The CeFH 5th Annual Symposium 2022

They will host their 5th Annual Symposium on June 7-8 2022, in Oslo, Norway. The symposium gathers researchers from Norway and abroad with an interest in using their rich national data to understand causes and consequences of changing fertility and family patterns. They aim at arranging a symposium with good opportunities to connect and establish new collaborations.

Sign up here. Registration deadline May 10.

 

Program (open to changes):

Day 1: June 7

09:00-09:15 Welcome

 

Topic 1: Determinants of differences in fertility

09:15-10:00 - Can Policies Stall the Fertility Fall?

Rannveig Kaldager Hart, Centre for Ferility and Health, Norway

 

10:00-10:15 - Cardiovascular health and subfertility

Alvaro Hernaez (Maria Magnus), Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

 

10:15-10:45 - Break

 

10:45-11:30 - Male Fertility: Facts, Distribution and Drivers of Inequality

Selma Walther, University of Sussex, UK

 

11:30-12:30 - Lunch

 

12:30-13:00 - Genetic determinants of use of assisted reproductive technologies

Siri N. Skodvin, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

 

Topic 2: Consequences of differences in fertility at the individual level

13:00-13:45 - Cardiometabolic health among offspring conceived by assisted reproductive technologies

Deborah Lawlor, University of Bristol, UK

 

13:45-14:00 - Risk of cardiovascular disease among subfertile men and women

Karoline Hansen Skåra, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

 

14:00-14:30 - Break

 

14:30-15:00 - Use of assisted reproductive technologies and epigenetic age

Yunsung Lee, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

 

15:00-15:45 - How reproductive factors affect health and other child outcomes

Kieron Barclay, Stockholm University, Sweden

 

15:45-16:00 - Discussion & wrap-up

 

18:00 - Dinner at TBA

 

Day 2: June 8

10:00-10:15 - Welcome

 

Topic 3: Covid and fertility

10:15-11:00 - Covid-19 vaccination and pregnancy outcomes in Canada

Deshayne Fell, University of Ottawa, Canada

 

11:00-11:15 - Maternal covid-19 vaccination during pregnancy and offspring risk of infection the first months of life

 llen Øen Carlsen, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

 

11:15-12:00 - Break

 

12:00-12:15 - Pandemic lock down measures and risk of preterm birth

Laura Oakley, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

 

12:15-12:45 - Understanding the positive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s fertility in Norway

Lars Dommermuth, Statistics Norway

 

12:45-13:00 - Discussion/go to lunch

 

13:00-14:00 - Lunch

 

Topic 4: Should we have more children?

14:00-14:15 - Topic introduction and Menti-poll

 

14:15-14:45 - Childlessness and Psychological Well-Being

Thomas Hansen, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

 

14:45-15:15 - Increased fertility, national income per capita and fiscal sustainability

Erling Holmøy, Statistics Norway

 

15:15-15:45 - Title TBA

Liv Bente Romundstad, Spiren Fertility Clinic, Norway

 

15:45-16:00 - Wrap-up

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Institution:
Centre for Fertility and Health
Location:
Hotel Bristol
City:
Oslo