21st Annual Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices and Adoption Conference

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SAVE THE DATE:

Saturday, November 8, 2014 – 21st Annual Conference

The largest educational consumer
infertility conference in the country!

Stay tuned for details about the 2014 conference!

Apply to become an Exhibitor or Conference Sponsor

Also, check out our new Virtual Sponsorship Opportunity!

Details about past conferences can be seen below:

2013 Annual Conference

Saturday, November 2, 2013 | 8:00am – 5:00pm

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel
181 Boston Post Road W., Marlborough, MA

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2013 Annual Conference Information

2013 Annual Conference Registration

REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED. Stay tuned for updates about our 2014 Annual Conference!
Financial assistance is available. If you’d like to apply a scholarship towards your registration fees and/or Household membership, you may do so via the online registration process.

2013 Annual Conference Schedule

View our complete conference schedule of over 40 infertility and adoption workshops.

2013 Conference Announcements

Latest updates are posted at the top of this section.

  • November 4, 2013: Thank you to our generous community partners and friends who donated to our Annual Conference raffle!

Adoptive Families magazine 1 year subscription – Donated by Adoptive Families Magazine

Gift basket and $100 Best Western gift card – Donated by Best Western Royal Plaza

Preparation of One Cryo-preserved Embryo Legal Agreement (Value $625) – Donated by Catherine Tucker, Esq.

Preparation and Negotiation of One Egg Donation Legal Agreement (Value $975) – Donated by Catherine Tucker, Esq.

UCONN Tote Bag – Donated by Center for Advanced Reproductive Services

“I’m not crazy, I’m on Lupron”…a journey through infertility by Stacey Rourke – Donated by Journey to Parenthood (1 book)

Percentage off Attorney Services for Adoption/Surrogacy – Sean Ennis, Esq., Mulvey, Ennis, Keefe & Donovan LLC, Boston, MA – Donated by Journey to Parenthood

The Special Suitcase: A Story About Surrogacy by Kari Rosenkrantz (5 books) – Donated by author

Every Drunken Cheerleader by Kristine Waits (3 books) – Donated by author

Starbucks $50 Gift Card – Donated by Stepping Stones

SCSA DNA Fragmentation Test (Value $500) – Donated by SCSA Diagnostics

Yankee Candle gift basket

  • October 24, 2013: Sneak Peak at Elizabeth Jordan Carr’s Keynote Speech! Take a brief moment to watch a quick preview video of Ms. Carr’s upcoming keynote speech on November 2nd. Watch here!
  • October 16, 2013: New Exhibitors Join!
    We are excited to add four new organizations to our list of conference exhibitors. See full list. Apply today to join them!
  • October 2, 2013: Reminder that CEU Credits are Available for Professionals
    We will once again offer CEU (Continuing Education Units) Credits for nurses and social workers. Please register in advance for your CEUs. Please note that there is a $35 processing fee. This year, CEU certificates will be given out onsite at the conference; at the end of the day, you can turn in your evaluation form and receive your CEU credit certificate. Our Annual Conference provides 7.2 hours for nurses as established by the MA Board of Nursing and 7 hours for social workers as established by the National Association of Social Workers.
  • September 24, 2013: Discounted Hotel Room Rates Available!
    A select number of guest rooms for both November 1st and 2nd have been reserved for a discounted rate of $89 a night, which includes a cold continental breakfast. For reservations, please contact the hotel directly at 508.460.0700 and ask for the RESOLVE Guest Room Block.
  • September 20, 2013: Register by October 15th and Receive Kristen Magnacca Darcy’s Book for Free!
    Love and Infertility: Survival Strategies for Balancing Infertility, Marriage, and Life was awarded the inaugural Hope Award for Best Book by RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
  • September 19, 2013: Apply Today for a Scholarship to Our Annual Conference
    We offer the Lisa Fenn Gordenstein Access Scholarships thanks to a generous grant from the TJX Foundation, in loving memory of Lisa Fenn Gordenstein. These scholarships help us to ensure that cost should not be a barrier to the infertility education and support you need. Scholarships are available to RNE members and can be used towards Household Membership if you are unable to afford it. Apply for a scholarship during the registration process!
  • September 18, 2013: New Exhibitors Join!
    We are excited to add five new organizations to our list of conference exhibitors. See full list. Apply today to join them!
  • September 1, 2013: Registration Now Open!
    We anticipate this year’s conference to be one of our largest to date. Register early to secure your seat!
  • June 19, 2013: Keynote Speaker Announced
    We are thrilled and honored to have Elizabeth Jordan Carr as our keynote speaker for our 2013 Annual Conference! Read more about Mrs. Carr.
  • June 19, 2013: Exhibitor Opportunities Available
    Do you have a product or service aimed towards the infertility and adoption communities of New England? Apply today to be an exhibitor at the largest infertility consumer conference of its kind in the United States.

2013 Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Jordan Carr

In 1981, Elizabeth Jordan Carr became the first baby born through in-vitro fertilization in the United States. Carr, who has spoken about fertility and infertility around the world, is currently the social media marketing manager for The Boston Globe/Boston.com, having previously worked as the senior health & wellness producer for Boston.com. A graduate of Simmons College and former Naughton Fellow at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., she also currently blogs about her personal fitness journey on Boston.com’s Get Moving blog.

2013 Conference Sponsors

Generous corporate sponsorship has been provided by the following sponsors; click on their logos below to visit their websites.

2013 Conference Sponsors

UNISENSE FERTILITECH A/S RSC New England EMD Serono CT Fertility Brigham and Women's Hospital: Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery Norgenix European Sperm Bank USA

 

 

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Sponsoring Exhibitors
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Center for Infertility & Reproductive Surgery
CT Fertility
European Sperm Bank USA
FertiliTech, Inc.
Norgenix
Reproductive Science Center of New England

 

Current List of Exhibitors (Apply today to be an exhibitor)
Actavis plc
Adoption Resources
Adoptions From the Heart
Auxogyn
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Center for Infertility Reproductive Surgery
Center for Advanced Reproductive Services at UConn Health Center
Circle Egg Donation
CT Fertility
Domar Center for Mind/Body Health
EMD Serono
European Sperm Bank USA
Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
FertiliTech, Inc.
Fertility Centers of New England
Fertility Solutions
Fertility Source Companies
Good Start Genetics
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Center for Reproductive Health
Journey to Parenthood
Kristen Magnacca Darcy
Law Firm of Victoria T. Ferrara
Law Office of Catherine Tucker
Lutheran Social Services of New England
Massachusetts General Fertility Center
Merck (Green Room Exhibitor)
Norgenix
OvaScience
Reproductive Science Center of New England
RESOLVE New England
Rinovum Womens Health, Inc.
SCSA Diagnostics
Stepping Stones
Tiny Treasures Egg Donation Agency
Trak Fertility
Village Fertility Pharmacy
Women & Infants Hospital Center for Reproduction & Infertility