Full Schedule

Day 1: Thu, April 03, 2014

2:00 - 4:00pm

Pitch & Mingle for Investors and Innovators

(Location:Siemer Ventures -1333 2nd Street (btw Santa Monica Blvd. and Arizona Ave.), Suite 600, Santa Monica, CA 90401)

The Pitch & Mingle with Investors and Innovators is a Quick Pitch Networking Event designed to connect early stage start-ups in the fertility, pre

Day 2: Fri, April 04, 2014

10.00 - 10.45am

Fertility Preservation and Egg Freezing: Safeguarding Your Future Family

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Clinical advice coupled with personal egg freezing testimonials will help women distinguish fact from fiction about egg freezing. Audience members wil
Dr. Ingrid Rodi
UCLA Reproductive Endocrinologist & Director of Fertility Services, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Moderator
MeiMei Fox
Author, Speaker, Life Coach

10.00 - 10.45am

Single Dads by Choice

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

The "Single Dads by Choice" panel will explore the many options single fathers are taking to become proud parents. If you ever have thought it was imp
Alan Bernstein
Dad, Property Management, Vice Chair LACERA Board of Retirement , Prolific Volunteer
Molly O'Brien
Attorney, Vorzimer Masserman
Andrea Salazar
Director of Fund Development, Walden Family Services
Moderator
Bryant Huddleston
Part-Time Television Producer and Writer; Full-Time Dad

11.00 - 11.45am

Living Child-free with No Regrets

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

To not have a child after trying to have a child can be painful and difficult. In this session the panelists will discuss their own process in making
Moderator
Tracey Cleantis
Speaker, Writer and a Practicing Psychotherapist, LMFT
Lynn Newman Zavaro
Teacher, Author, Creator of The Game of You™ (Book and Card Deck Set) and The Game of Insight™ (A Board Game)
Lisa Manterfield
Founder, LifeWithoutBaby.com

11.00 - 11.45am

Keeping Sex Passionate When You're Trying to Conceive

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Join this dynamic panel of sexual health experts for a lively discussion on how to keep things spiced up in the bedroom while coping with the stress o
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
Board certified OBGYN, Integrative Medical Dr and Mother of 2
Simone Bienne
Relationship Therapist, Media Personality
Moderator
MeiMei Fox
Author, Speaker, Life Coach
Dr. Paul Turek
Founder + Director, The Turek Clinic

12.00 - 12.45pm

Fostering to Adopt

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Jamie Hebert
Producer, Actor & Adoptive Father
Alec Mapa
Actor, Comedian, Writer & Adoptive Father
Moderator
Rich Valenza
Founder and CEO, RaiseAChild.US

12.00 - 12.45pm

Generation Cryo: Donor Siblings

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

This session will explore the ever-changing definition of family. Carla Lundblade leads the conversation with parents from different backgrounds who w
Moderator
Carla Lundblade
Founder, Carla Lundblade Fertility
Stephen Lee
Producer, An Extended Family - First Pictures
Brandy Black
Editor-in-Chief, The Next Family
Dr. Catherine DeUgarte
Assistant Medical Director at Pacific Fertility Center, LA

12.30 - 2.30pm

Lunch

12:30 - 12:35pm

Introduction of the Innovation space

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

Introduction of the Innovation space by Sara Naab and Karin Thayer
Sara Naab
Co-Founder, Trak Fertility
Karin Thayer
Founder / CEO, Fertility Planit

12:35 - 12:50pm

Ovuline

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

Quantified Health and fertility: Can your iPhone get you pregnant?
Paris Wallace
Founder/CEO, Ovuline

12:55 - 1:10pm

Trak

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

The Forgotten Half: Empowering men to take control of their fertility
Sara Naab
Co-Founder, Trak Fertility

1.00 - 1.30pm

Restoring Health to Optimize Fertility

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

How the integration of assisted reproductive techniques and Classical Chinese medicine provide a complete and complementary approach to your reproduct
Moderator
Davina Fankhauser
President, Fertility Within Reach
Andrea Thorpe, MS, LAc (FABORM)
Reproductive specialist, Lotus Center for Integrative Medicine
Dr. Jeffrey Nelson
Medical Doctor & Managing Partner, HRC Fertility

1.00 - 1.45pm

Career and Motherhood: Finding the Balance

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Join us for an honest, in depth, real conversation on balancing motherhood and career on a daily basis.  This diverse and fabulous group of women w
Moderator
Dr. Zelana Montminy
Health and Wellness Expert and Television Reporter
Kellie Martin
Actress, Director, Author, and Mom
Tomiko Fraser Hines
Mother/Wife Model/Actor Life Coach and Motivational Speaker
Cocoa Brown
Actress, Comedian Mom as seen in Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club and For Better or Worse
Catherine McCord
Founder, Weelicious

1:15 - 1:30pm

The Stork

When sex is no longer for fun: Assisted reproduction in your bedroom
Stephen Bollinger
Founder / CEO

1:35 - 1:50pm

Ovatemp

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

A Powerful Fertility Wellness Program in the Palm of your Hand
Daniel Graf
CEO & Co-Founder, Ovatemp

1:35 - 1:50pm

OWLET

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

""How a little baby sock will change the world and the way we care for our babies."

2.00 - 2.45pm

Generation Cryo: Children Through Surrogacy

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

An open discussion with children born via surrogacy about their unique beginnings.  We will also discuss their opinions on negative media regarding s
Lily Johnson
Born via Surrogacy
Chase Johnson
Born via Surrogacy
Karen Synesiou
CEO, Center for Surrogate Parenting

2.00 - 2.45pm

Get Fertile: the Impact of Integrative Medicine and Diet on Your Health

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Conscious Fertility - a clear distinction from wanting to get pregnant, now. Learn also from Dr. Robert Gross about the use and possible benefits of
Moderator
Cloud Ettinger
President, Red Cloud LLC
Dr. Robert Gross, M.D.
Doctor, Professor & Author
Dr. Sherry Sami DDS
Co-Founder, Be Hive of Healing Integrative Medical & Dental Center
Dr. Habib Sadeghi
Co-Founder, Be Hive of Healing Integrative Medical & Dental Center

2:15 - 2:30pm

Conceivable.com

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

Conceivable: The First Technology Enabled Personalized Fertility Program.
Kirsten Hurder-Karchmer
CEO and Founder, Conceivable.com

2:25 - 2:40pm

GOBABY PH

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

Turning Dreams to Reality

2:35 - 2:50pm

Modamily

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

Modern Parents: The changing ways people approach building their family
Ivan Fatovic
Founder/CEO, Modamily

2:55 - 3:10pm

Embrace Her

The Obstetrician in your pocket

3.00 - 3.45pm

Elisabeth Rohm & Baby Steps: Infertility and the Journey to Parenthood

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Elisabeth Rohm
Actress & Mother
Moderator
Monica Corcoran Harel
Journalist and Author

3.00 - 3.30pm

Male Infertility 101: How to Cope with Male Factor Issues

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Dr. Philip Werthman, one of America's foremost experts in male fertility, shines the spotlight on an imminent danger to men's reproductive health t
Lee Reherman
Producer, Host and Actor
Harley Pasternak, M.SC.
Celebrity Trainer, Nutritionist, N.Y. Times Best-selling Author
Philip E. Werthman, M.D., M.M.H., F.A.C.S.
Director, Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Vasectomy Reversal

3:15 - 3:30pm

Fertility tracking reinvented with wearable technology with Ovapal

Fertility tracking reinvented with wearable technology.

3:35 - 3:50pm

SEED Fertility

The Spirit of a Mother & Fertile Confidence

3:55 - 4:10pm

SCSA

(Location:Innovation Space at the Show)

Relationship between psychic disorders in children of older men and sperm DNA fragmentation.
Donald P. Evenson, PhD., HCLD, CC
President and Director of SCSA Diagnostics

4.00 - 4.30pm

A Practical Guide To Egg Donation

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

In this session we will begin by briefly reviewing female reproduction including anatomy and hormonal regulation. The different means of assessing a w
Tomiko Fraser Hines
Mother/Wife Model/Actor Life Coach and Motivational Speaker
Dr. Vicken Sahakian
Director at Pacific Fertility Center, LA

4.00 - 4.45pm

Adapting to Missed Conceptions on Your Journey to Parenthood

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Most young women think pregnancy will happen – sometimes even before they want it. Little thought is given to “infertility” until conception and
Julie Allgood
Co-Founder, Abundant Beginnings
Maya Moskin
Psychotherapist & Blogger
Nicole Lawson
Co-Founder, Baby Quest Foundation
Moderator
Holly Gregg
Blogger, Parent via FET, 2012 RESOLVE/Hope Award Blog of the Year Winner, Fertility Planit Social Media Manager

4:00 - 5:00pm

Meet the Innovators

Immediately following the Innovation Space presentations, there will be an open networking event to get to know our innovators and broader community o

5.00 - 5.45pm

The Key to Finding True Love & Creating the Partnership and Family of Your Dreams

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Whether you’re single and feeling a deep desire to start a family OR in a relationship you want to feel solid in before welcoming children, this ses
Moderator
Stacie Krajchir
Writer, Producer, Contributor at The Huffington Post
Kavita J. Patel
Love Coach

5.00 - 5.45pm

Modern Families: Creating Legal Parentage Agreements

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

This session will address the potential problems and pitfalls in creating a family through the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology for opposite an
Jason Patric
Actor & Father
Moderator
Allison Hope Weiner
Host of Media Mayhem and Crime Time with Allison Hope Weiner on http://thelip.tv/
Rachel Hope
Partnered Parenting Mother, Editor-in-Chief, Partnered Parenting Magazine online
Fred Silberberg
Founder, Future Family Starter/Fred Silberberg Family Law Lawyers

Day 3: Sat, April 05, 2014

10.00 - 10.45am

The Environment: Its Impact on Your Fertility and Your Baby

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Dr. Tracey Woodruff
Professor and Director, UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment
Brenda Strong
Founder, Strong Yoga®4Women

10.00 - 10.45am

The Uterus as Our Second Heart: Creating Peace Around the Process

(Location:Conference Room 3 -- Malibu)

Danica Thornberry
Founder, Well Women Acupuncture & The Seed Fertility Program

10.00 - 10.45am

The Embryoscope: a Breakthrough in IVF Success

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Dr. Mark Surrey
Medical Director, SCRC
Dr. Hal Danzer
Co-founder and partner, SCRC
Dr. Jason Barritt
Embryology Laboratory Director, SCRC

11.00 - 11.30am

Give Birth to your Adopted Child: Explore Embryo Donation

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Donor embryo recipients experience pregnancy, childbirth and have a baby of their own. While not genetically connected to them, after nine months of p
Stephanie Moyers
Marketing Manager, American Embryo Registry
Lisa Russo Pettigrew
Founder/CEO, The Gutai Foundation
Kristin
National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) Recipient Mother

11.00 - 11.45am

Marianne Williamson: Conversation About Family Equality

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

This conversation will explore the topic of family equality – the push to change attitudes and policies so that all families are respected, loved an
Marianne Williamson
Spiritual Author and Lecturer
Moderator
Alice Kessler
Partner of DiMare, Brown, Hicks & Kessler, LLC
Brenda Strong
Founder, Strong Yoga®4Women

11:00 - 11:45am

Cooking Your Way to a Healthy and More Fertile You

(Location:Conference Room 3 -- Malibu)

As Cindy Bailey and Pierre Giauque, Ph.D., create two simple-to-make, flavorful recipes from their Amazon top-selling book, The Fertile Kitchen® Coo
Cindy Bailey
Founder, The Fertile Kitchen®
Pierre Giauque, PhD
Co-author, The Fertile Kitchen® Cookbook

12.00 - 12.45pm

The Myths of Manhood: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Her Man's Fertility

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Patrick Murphy
Founder/CEO, Murphy Fitness
Dr. Paul Turek
Founder + Director, The Turek Clinic

12.00 - 12.45pm

Creating a Fertility Prenup: How to Plan Your Treatment to Minimize Regrets

(Location:Conference Room 3 -- Malibu)

Moderator
Tracey Cleantis
Speaker, Writer and a Practicing Psychotherapist, LMFT

12.00 - 12.45pm

Practical Solutions for Challenging Fertility Situations

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

During this session we will discuss the importance of knowing your options when it comes to facing challenging fertility situations and when to consid
Paige Andree Johnston
Advocate, egg donor recipient , Documentary maker
Peyman Saadat, M.D.
Medical Director, Reproductive Fertility Center

12.30 - 2.30pm

Lunch

1.00 - 1.45pm

Brenda Strong: The Physiology of Stress - How Yoga Can Empower Your Mind and Body on the Fertility Journey

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Brenda Strong
Founder, Strong Yoga®4Women
Dr. Deborah E. Anderson, PHD
Licensed Psychologist, Certified Strong Yoga® Teacher

1.00 - 1.45pm

Building Your Family with a Sperm Donor

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

  The decision to start your family via donor sperm is the first step in an amazing journey. Sometimes you have a ton of questions, and someti
Diane Goodman
Owner of the Law and Mediation Office of Diane M. Goodman
Dr. Catherine DeUgarte
Assistant Medical Director at Pacific Fertility Center, LA
Scott Brown
Director of Client Experience & Communications, California Cryobank

1.00 - 1.45pm

Changing Marriage

(Location:Conference Room 3 -- Malibu)

Susan Pease Gadoua, LCSW
Therapist and Founder of Changing Marriage
Vicki Larson
Journalist and Blogger

2.00 - 2.45pm

Fertility and IVF Success When You're 40+

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Dr. Charles March
Fertility Specialist, California Fertility Partners
Dr. Kelly Baek
Fertility Specialist, California Fertility Partners
Dr. Richard Marrs
Leading Reproductive Endocrinologist, California Fertility Partners

2.00 - 2.45pm

Gentle All Levels "Strong Yoga4Fertility" Class

(Location:Conference Room 3 -- Malibu)

Strong Yoga®4Fertility is different from other forms of yoga.  It is: –Comprehensive program that specifically targets the physical, cogn
Brenda Strong
Founder, Strong Yoga®4Women
Dr. Deborah E. Anderson, PHD
Licensed Psychologist, Certified Strong Yoga® Teacher

2.00 - 2.45pm

Understanding Open Adoption

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Understanding Open Adoption will provide information on the adoption process, focusing on Open Adoption. Hear inspiring stories from an adoption exper
Bill Horn & Scout Masterson
TV's The Guncles, Adoptive Fathers & Founders of 'Hold My Hand' Adoption Mentoring Service
Moderator
Dr. Guylaine Hubbard-Brosmer, PhD, MSW
National Research Director and Home Study Supervisor at Independent Adoption Center
Becky Orman
Adult Adoptee

3.00 - 3.45pm

TCM and Acupuncture for Fertility

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Dr. Daoshing Ni , L.AC., D.O.M., PH.D.
Founder, Yo San University Tao of Wellness
Brenda Strong
Founder, Strong Yoga®4Women

3.00 - 3.45pm

From Infertility to Adoption: the Journey to Becoming Parents

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Join adoptive parents Cindy Chupack (Emmy-winning TV writer/producer and author) and her husband Ian Wallach (Criminal Defense and Constitutional Righ
Moderator
Tom Teicholz
Journalist, Writer, Producer
Ian Wallach
Trial Attorney, Feldman & Wallach
Cindy Chupack
Emmy-Winning TV Writer/Producer

3.00 - 3.45pm

Clearing the Subconscious to Support Healthy Pregnancy

(Location:Conference Room 3 -- Malibu)

Clearing subconscious belief patterns to support the birthing process and child rearing. How early child-hood traumas and Hidden Beliefs can prevent
Jeffrey Benton DC, CTN
Founder& CEO, Light Touch Healing Center
Rebecca Williams
Co-founder and Principal, Distinctive Change

4.00 - 4.45pm

Co-Parenting 101: How to Get Started, and How to Co-parent with Friends and Donors

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

This session will explore all of the different modern family options. Learn all you need to know about co-parenting and sperm donor laws, what to expe
Ivan Fatovic
Founder/CEO, Modamily
Dean Masserman
Law Offices of Vorzimer Masserman, APLC
Elaine R. Gordon, Ph.D
Clinical Psychologist
Rachel Hope
Partnered Parenting Mother, Editor-in-Chief, Partnered Parenting Magazine online

4.00 - 4.45pm

Using 3D/4D Ultrasound in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertility

(Location:Conference Room 1 -- Hermosa)

Wendy Burch
KTLA Reporter and Anchor
Dr. Hal Danzer
Co-founder and partner, SCRC

5.00 - 5.30pm

Natural Cycle IVF and Minimal Stimulation IVF

(Location:Conference Room 2 -- Venice)

Life IVF Center Specializes in Natural Cycle IVF and Minimal Stimulation IVF, using a natural approach with no medication or minimal medication to ach
Dr. Frank Yelian, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director
Obstetrician, Gynecologist, Life IVF Center
Ariel Causey
Registered Nurse, Life IVF Center
Linda C.
Former Patient, Life IVF
Jenny C.
Former Patient, Life IVF Center
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