How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?

Progress Educational Trust
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 27 Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RG
3 April 2019 6pm (wine reception), 6.30pm-8.30pm (panel discussion)

Dr Jane Stewart, Chair of the British Fertility Society and chair of the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'Time Waits for No Man: The Impact of Age on Male Fertility', taking place at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on the evening of Wednesday 9 May 2018 Professor Nick Hopkins, Law Commissioner responsible for Surrogacy at the Law Commission of England and Wales and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019 Sarah Jones, Chair of Trustees at Surrogacy UK and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019 Elizabeth Isaacs QC, Barrister at St Ives Chambers and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019 Dr Imogen Goold, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019 Dr Kirsty Horsey, Chief Examiner at the University of Kent's Law School and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'Modern Surrogacy Needs a Modern Law: How Should We Regulate Surrogacy in the 21st Century?', taking place in Manchester on the evening of Wednesday 5 September 2018

A free-to-attend public event about surrogacy, produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) in partnership with the British Fertility Society (BFS).
The event will be chaired by Dr Jane Stewart (Chair of the BFS), with speakers including Professor Nick Hopkins, Sarah Jones, Elizabeth Isaacs QC, Dr Imogen Goold and Dr Kirsty Horsey.
Attendance is free, but advance booking is required. Book your place now by emailing sstarr@progress.org.uk
If tweeting about this event, please use the hashtag #PETsurrogacy

SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Nick Hopkins Professor Nick Hopkins, Law Commissioner responsible for Surrogacy at the Law Commission of England and Wales and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019
Law Commissioner responsible for Surrogacy at the Law Commission of England and Wales
Professor of Law at the University of Reading

Sarah Jones Sarah Jones, Chair of Trustees at Surrogacy UK and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019
Chair of Trustees at Surrogacy UK
Has been a surrogate four times

Elizabeth Isaacs QC Elizabeth Isaacs QC, Barrister at St Ives Chambers and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019
Barrister at St Ives Chambers, with significant experience in cases arising out of surrogacy arrangements
Deputy Judge in the Family Division of the High Court of England and Wales

Dr Imogen Goold Dr Imogen Goold, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019
Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oxford
Author of Flesh and Blood: Owning Our Bodies and Their Parts, and coauthor of the book Great Debates in Medical Law and Ethics

Dr Kirsty Horsey Dr Kirsty Horsey, Chief Examiner at the University of Kent's Law School and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'Modern Surrogacy Needs a Modern Law: How Should We Regulate Surrogacy in the 21st Century?', taking place in Manchester on the evening of Wednesday 5 September 2018
Chief Examiner and Reader in Law at the University of Kent's Law School
Adviser to PET, Contributing Editor at BioNews and lead author of the report Surrogacy in the UK: Mythbusting and Reform

CHAIR

Dr Jane Stewart Dr Jane Stewart, Chair of the British Fertility Society and chair of the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'Time Waits for No Man: The Impact of Age on Male Fertility', taking place at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on the evening of Wednesday 9 May 2018
Chair of the British Fertility Society
Head of the Newcastle Fertility Centre at the Centre For Life

PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS

The British Fertility Society, joint organiser of the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'How Can We Make Surrogacy Law Deliver?', taking place at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the evening of Wednesday 3 April 2019