HeyReprotech's January roundup of events and good reads
This monthly roundup is still an experiment, so I'm happy to get feedback. Below, please find a (non-comprehensive) list of some interesting-looking events and studies. After that, there are links to a few good reads I happened upon. For anyone interested in some casual news updates, please follow @HeyReprotech on Twitter, where I'm trying to send out news as I come across it.
Upcoming events and studies
23 Jan - Right To Know free webinar - State of Affairs in Assisted Conception
25 Jan - Centre for Reproduction Research free online seminar - Disability, Impairment and the Future of Reproductive Genomics
26 Jan - Progress Educational Trust free online event - Adding Up What We Know: A Global Perspective on Fertility Treatment Add-Ons
27 Jan - online seminar put on by Peppy, a company that makes a "personalized support app" - Why Menopause Matters For Business
28 Jan - Centre de Recherche en Ethique online panel discussion - Reflections on [Quebec's] Bill 2: Consequences for surrogacy and gamete donation
09 Feb - Progress Educational Trust free online event - Prioritising Patient Safety: How to Minimise Risk in Fertility Treatment
16 Feb - Progress Educational Trust free online event - WGS at Birth: Genomic Data, A Resource from Cradle to Grave?
02 Mar - Progress Educational Trust free online event - Editing the Human Genome: Where Are We Now? What Happens Next?
11-12 Mar - Joint meeting of the Association of Reproductive Managers and Nurses' Professional Group, in person, Atlanta - ARM&NPG 2022
Ongoing - ConnecteDNA, University of Manchester - One-on-one interviews with donors, parents and donor-conceived adults
Ongoing - University of Birmingham - Survey of LGBTQ+ parents
Ongoing - ESHRE - Embryo Transfer Survey
Mariam Adetona. "Inside Nigeria’s unregulated human egg industry." Al Jazeera. 17 Oct 2021.
Megan Carnegie. "More Companies Offer Fertility Benefits. It’s Only the Beginning." Wired. 01 Dec 2021.
Sarah Kliff and Aatish Bhatia. "When They Warn of Rare Disorders, These Prenatal Tests Are Usually Wrong." The New York Times. 01 Jan 2022.
Amy Dockser Marcus. "A Grieving Family Wonders: What If They Had Known the Medical History of Sperm Donor 1558?" Wall Street Journal. 02 Jan 2022.
Naomi Cahn and Sonia Suter. "Sperm donation is largely unregulated, but that could soon change as lawsuits multiply." The Conversation. 18 Jan 2022.