Page URL: https://www.progress.org.uk/pastevents

The Progress Educational Trust (PET) regularly organises public events on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. Past PET events are listed in reverse chronological order below.

If you have any queries relating to PET events, please contact Sandy Starr at sstarr@progress.org.uk


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Whole Genome Sequencing at Birth: What Research Can, and Should, Be Done with a Baby's Genome?
19 January 2022  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about whole genome sequencing at birth, asking how researchers should be able to use genomic data from newborn babies... [Read More]
Whole Genome Sequencing at Birth: Consenting Adults, Sequencing Babies
15 December 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about whole genome sequencing at birth, asking ethical and practical questions about consent... [Read More]
Whole Genome Sequencing at Birth: What Should Be Looked For? What Should Be Fed Back?
17 November 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about whole genome sequencing at birth, asking which genes and variants in the genomes of newborn babies should be studied and reported on... [Read More]
Newborn Screening: What Should Be Screened for and How?
3 November 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about screening newborn babies for disease... [Read More]
Female Fertility: What Does the Future Hold?
20 October 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the future of female fertility... [Read More]
Advances in Assisted Reproduction: What Can We Expect?
6 October 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the future of assisted reproduction... [Read More]
#ExtendTheLimit: What Now For Egg Freezing?
28 September 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the future of egg freezing... [Read More]
Changing the Human Genome: What Next for Germline Genome Editing?
14 July 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the World Health Organisation's 'Human Genome Editing' reports... [Read More]
What's in the Pipeline for Male Infertility?
16 June 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the latest developments in the science and medicine of male infertility... [Read More]
The Special Status of Mary Warnock: From Fertility Treatment to Embryo Research
14 April 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the enduring legacy of the late Baroness Mary Warnock... [Read More]
IVF and Women's Health: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Find Out?
16 March 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the health of women undergoing fertility treatment... [Read More]
The Business of Egg Freezing: From Bluster to Best Practice
11 March 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about how egg freezing relates to patient interests and business interests... [Read More]
The Health of IVF Babies: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Find Out?
23 February 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the health of people conceived via IVF... [Read More]
The COVID Vaccine: A Shot in the Arm for Fertility Treatment?
4 February 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about vaccination and assisted conception... [Read More]
An All-Consuming Problem? How to Protect Patients in the Fertility Market
14 January 2021  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about consumer protection for fertility patients... [Read More]
Fertility, Genomics and COVID-19
9 December 2020  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust conference exploring what we know about, and how we might deal with, coronavirus/COVID-19 in relation to fertility and genomics... [Read More]
Fertility Facts: What Do Young People Need to Know and When?
3 December 2020  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about whether and how (in)fertility should be addressed in sex and relationships education... [Read More]
IVF Success: What Makes Scotland Special?
18 November 2020  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about the successes and experiences of Scottish fertility clinics... [Read More]
Lessons from Lockdown: How to Improve Support for Fertility Patients
5 November 2020  Event held online
A Progress Educational Trust event about how best to support patients in light of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic and the related disruption of fertility treatment... [Read More]
How Old Is Too Old to Be a Parent?
21 October 2020  Event held online
The second of two Progress Educational Trust events discussing fertility and assisted conception in relation to age... [Read More]

PET's ultimate ambition, time and resources allowing, is to include in this section of the PET website extensive details of every event organised by the charity since it was founded, as well as events organised by the charity's precursor organisation the Progress Campaign for Research into Human Reproduction.

If you are interested in supporting this archive work, contact Sarah Norcross at snorcross@progress.org.uk or on +44 (0)20 7278 7870.