A one-day fertility event offering unbiased information, compassionate guidance, hope, support... and much, much more!


los angeles | June 13, 2020

Leading Industry speakers.

Information. Enlightenment. Guidance. HOPE. SUPPORT. COMMUNITY. HELP.






“The IVF Talks” is the first ever ticketed event offering unbiased education, support, solutions and hope for those looking to begin (or are already involved with) in vitro fertilization.

Attendees will take an educational and entertaining journey along the pathway from infertility to family. They will hear the latest medical points of view and advancements from leading reproductive doctors, as well as from IVF specialists in the areas of nutrition, fitness, acupuncture, urology, embryology, psychology and third-party parenting. Attendees will also glean hope and confidence from a panel of “success stories,” professional IVF support groups and our amazing motivational speaker.  They will also have the opportunity to win many amazing prizes and FREE IVF CYCLES!

Attendees will leave The IVF Talks, filled to the brim with knowledge, solutions, confidence and hope regarding their own IVF path that awaits them.  




10:05 AM - 10:10 AM 
Albany Irvin
Why The IVF Talks were started, what to expect and how the day will unfold!
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM 
Julie Delabarre
The Fitness X Fertility Connection
Building your "Physical Nest" with fitness.
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM 
Resolve Organization
Support and Fertility
We're here to help. Let us tell you how.
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10:37 AM - 11:07 AM 
Dr. Ingrid Rodi
Let's Talk Fertility (w/M.D.)
When is IVF your best option and why? A look at IUI vs. IVF as well the factors you need to know. Includes a Q & A session with Dr. Rodi!
11:25 AM - 11:35 AM 
Dr. Nabil Arrach
IVF & Genetic Testing
How Does Genetic Testing Impact Your Pregnacy Outcome: Meeting Patient Expectations: Discussing how PGT-A testing can reduce miscarriage rates and increase implantation rates. Discussing the effects of age on embryo aneuploidy, the likelihood of having an embryo transfer. Defining mosaicism, genetic counseling, and clinical decisions.
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM 
Dr. Daoshing Ni
Acupuncture and Fertility (w/M.D)
Find The Flow - Acupuncture and IVF. Includes Q & A with 'Dr. Dao'!
12:03 PM - 12:13 PM 
Rozanne Sher
3rd Party Parenting
What are the other options? A discussion of alternatives such as egg donation and surrogacy.
12:13 PM - 1:15 PM 
Lunch Break
1:15 PM - 1:25 PM 
Dr. Scott Zeitlin
Urology and Fertility (w/M.D.)
Why and when male factor infertility may be an issue.
1:27 PM - 1:57 PM 
Dr. Geoffrey Sher
Let's Talk Fertility (w/M.D.)
How cutting edge developments in IVF research can assist in recurrent miscarriage problems. Includes a Q & A session with Dr. Sher!
2:02 PM - 2:22 PM 
Psychology and Fertility
What to expect and how to cope with the uncertainty of the outcome. Includes Q & A session with Ms. Grobel!
2:24 PM - 2:34 PM 
Ilene Cohen
Nutrition and Fertility
What to Eat and What to Avoid for Optimal Fertility.
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM 
Meghan King Edmonds & Jenni Pulos
The Panel
A conversation, from the point of view of a couple women who have completed their own journeys of the IVF process. Meghan and Jenni started IVF for different reasons and they will share their own experiences, including where they found help, light, support and how they coped.
3:05 PM - 3:25 PM 
Embryology (w/M.D.)
The Ins and Outs of Embryo Selection: Past, Present and Future. Includes Q & A with Dr. VerMilyea! Dr. VerMilyea will discuss the differences in morphological selection (how good looking the embryo is) as the Past, Pre-implantation Genetic Testing and Time-lapse morphokinetic analysis (Present), and Artificial Intelligence/Non-invasive selection (Future). Don't worry, Dr. VerMilyea will include very interesting video clips of the processes and keep the science relatively basic!
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM 
Dr. Catherine DeUgarte
Let's Talk Fertility (w/M.D.)
A talk about eggs and embryos: When to freeze, genetic testing, fertility preservation. What are your options. Includes a Q & A with Dr. DeUgarte!
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM 
A short Afternoon Break
4:15 PM - 4:35 PM 
Alli Webb
The secrets to seeing the light
How to get up and to stay up when it feels like the the world is pushing you down.
4:35 PM - 4:45 PM 
Albany Irvin
Goodbye and Thank You!
A quick wrap up, some last prize giveaways and thank you from The IVF Talks!

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Ticket tiers

We know how important it is for those beginning (or continuing through) their fertility treatment to have support.  As such, we are offering discounted ticket prices when purchased in groups of two or more. The prices listed below are for single tickets. Click the “Buy Tickets Now” button to see the discounted prices for tickets purchased in bundles.  There is no reason to embark on this journey alone!  Bring your partner, your friend, a family member or whomever you wish.

diamond perks package

Credit towards IVF cycle or Egg Freezing with Dr. DeUgarte, Dr. Rodi or Dr. Sher
15-minute pre-cycle phone/Skype educational discussion with Dr. Matthew VerMilyea (Value: $125)
Also includes...
$100 credit towards consultation with Dr. Sher
$175 30-minute Traditional Chinese Medicine consult (Value: $175)
$150 towards 6-week training program

The ivf talks raffle

Win a free cycle of IVF, Genetic Testing, acupuncture and more. All attendees will receive a ticket!
While embarking on your journey to parenthood, the toll it can take is not only emotionally draining but tremendously expensive as well. The IVF Talks, in partnership with many of its sponsors and partners, is aiming to help with the financial expense as best we can.

Throughout the event on February 9th, The IVF Talks will be raffling many items to give away to attendees.  Prizes include acupuncture, personal training and nutritionist sessions, as well as free IVF Cycles, Genetic Testing and other great prizes!!!