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Event

Opening symposium - Centre for Fertility and Health - May 8, 2018

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8. May | 2018

09:00-17:00
Oslo Congress Centre, Youngs gate 21, Oslo, Norway

Program

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

Session 1 Welcome and official opening

09:00 -09:45 Official opening and short speeches and congratulatory statements

Linda Hofstad Helleland, Minister of Children and Equality
Camilla Stoltenberg, Director-General, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Liv Furuberg, Research Council of Norway

09:45 – 10:00 Short presentation of the Centre for Fertility and Health
Per Magnus, Centre Director, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

Session 2 Societal changes and fertility in the 21st century

Moderator: Øystein Kravdal, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

10:30 – 10:50 Fertility in rich countries: trends, surprises and underlying factors
Tomás Sobotka, Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria

10:50 – 11:10 Fertility and family patterns
Torkild Hovde Lyngstad, University of Oslo, Norway

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch

Session 3 Reproductive factors and adult and offspring health

Moderator: Vegard Skirbekk, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

12:30 – 12:50 The importance of reproductive factors for adult’s health (tentative title)
Emily Grundy, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, UK

12:50 – 13:10 Fertility timing and child health
Mikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

13:10 – 13:30 Can genetics contribute to the study of fertility and health?
George Davey Smith, University of Bristol, UK

13:30 – 13:50 Coffee break

Session 4 Partnership, family transitions and the health of adults and children

Moderator: Siri E. Håberg, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

13:50 – 14:10 The mortality advantage of the married
Øystein Kravdal, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

14:10 – 14:30 Child outcomes after parental separation (tentative title)
Wendy Sigle, London School of Economics, UK

14:30 – 14:50 Coffee break

Session 5 Generations, culture and family health

Moderator Kåre Bævre, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

14:50 – 15:10 Transmission of health across generations
Hans-Peter Kohler, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, USA

15:10 – 15:30 Causal effects of fertility on cognition at older ages
Eric Bonsang, Université Paris-Dauphine, France

15:30 – 15:50 Culture, family composition and health
Vegard Skirbekk, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

15:50 – 16:10 Coffee break

Session 6 Fertility and reproductive health

Moderator: Håkon Gjessing, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway
16:10 – 16:30 Prying open the black box of preimplantation loss
Allen Wilcox, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA

16:30 – 16:50 Maternal subfertility and assisted reproductive technologies – implications for parental and child health
Siri Eldevik Håberg, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway

16:50 – 17:00 Summing up and closing remarks
Per Magnus, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norway