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RESOLVE Speaking Engagements:

RESOLVE is a respected resource for a variety of topics related to infertility. RESOLVE staff have given presentations around the world. To request a RESOLVE staff to speak at your event, send an email to info@resolve.org.

Other Professional Member Events

Listed below in chronological order are upcoming events of interest to the infertility community, hosted and sponsored by various professional members of RESOLVE. Please note that RESOLVE does not receive any portion of fees that may be required to attend the events listed below, nor does RESOLVE have any input regarding the events themselves. Questions regarding these events should be addressed to the office hosting the event.

RESOLVE is committed to providing the most current, accurate and unbiased information available to our members, and as such, is not responsible for the content, speakers or exhibitors present. Inclusion on the list below does not imply endorsement by RESOLVE of any person or entity. RESOLVE encourages all its members to be educated consumers, and to thoroughly investigate all information provided prior to making decisions.

February 20, 2017. 6:30PM to 8:00PM. Date Night in February: How to Stay Connected During “Valentine’s Day” Month!
Join Fertility Centers of Illinois Dr. Ariadna Cymet-Lanski with Beth Heller, co-owner of Pulling Down the Moon as they help you navigate the stresses of February. Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day carries a lot of emotional baggage. It’s hard for any relationship to live up to the romantic ideals and seductive images we’re surrounded with in the media. Did you really need to see the romantic selfie your friends took with their champagne glasses? Your emotions may be on a real rollercoaster ride if you’re undergoing fertility treatment during February. Bloating, hot flashes, and mood swings from the fertility drugs can be rough to deal with. Try for a date that’s light and fun. Come join us and hear expert advice followed by a meditation practice. Our experts will share a few hints on how to make February memorable in a good way!  Learn more here.

February 22, 2017. 6:00PM to 8:15PM. Finances Seminar.
Shannon Guthrie, office manager for Sound Fertility Care with extensive experience in insurance and benefits, will offer her expertise and take questions. Male partners are encouraged to attend as we plan to break our open discussion into men’s and women’s groups. Breakout discussion into men and women groups. Location: Greenwood Masonic Center, 7910 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103. Learn more here.  

February 28, 2017. 5:00PM to 6:00PM. Egg Donation: Your Journey to Parenthood Begins-Webinar.
Searching for an egg donor candidate can be one of the greatest challenges for our patients. Fertility Centers of Illinois’ Center for Collaborative Reproduction has developed a patient webinar to help streamline the egg donor process. This webinar will be an overview of the egg donor program options, steps to prepare for your treatments, and realistic treatment expectations. We will have time for all of your questions. Learn more here. Questions? Call 877.324.4483

March 2, 2017. 12:00PM to 1:00PM PT. Free Fertility Webinar.
Register to learn steps that you can take to increase your chances of getting pregnant and having a baby naturally. Visit www.aimwellnessclinic.com to register now!  

March 4, 2017. 7:30AM to 4:30PM CT. CAFFA Adoption Conference.
The Adoption Consultancy, in partnership with CAFFA, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 23rd full day Parenting Through Adoption Conference in the Chicagoland area! Tickets range from $130 - $170. Both pre-adopt and post-adopt are welcome. More information is available at https://caffa.org/conference 

March 7, 2017. 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Nutrition and Hormone Balance -Webinar.
This special webinar is in honor of National Nutrition Month! Join our registered dietician, Margaret Eich, for an engaging webinar that takes a closer look at the way what you eat can impact your ability to conceive. Our experts will cover how your nutritional choices can impact your overall fertility as well as specific conditions, such as, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, poor egg quality, and recurrent miscarriage. Join us for this informative webinar. Learn more here. Questions? Call 877.324.4483

March 13, 2017. 6:00PM to 7:30PM. Handling Difficult People While You Are Trying to Conceive.
The emotional challenges of infertility increase whenever your support network feels shaky. In addition, we all have people who push our buttons. They drain our energy, take us off track, and might impact the rest of our day. From family members to acquaintances, difficult people create situations in which we become frustrated, ineffective, and unprepared to find solutions. Join Fertility Centers of Illinois Dr. Ariadna Cymet-Lanski and Susan Rizzato, M.C.S.W. as you learn how to deal with difficult people while facing the challenges of infertility treatment. Location: Fertility Centers of Illinois 900 North Kingsbury Suite River Walk 6 Chicago, IL 60610  Learn more here. Questions? Call 877.324.4483.

March 16, 2017. 6:00PM to 8:00PM ET. Surrogacy Dos and Don'ts.
A free seminar covering the most important information for those building your family via surrogacy. Get answers to all your questions ... matching with a gestational carrier, selecting an egg donor, IVF, legal considerations, finances, and more. An event at the JCC in New York City presented by Reproductive Possibilities & New England Fertility. Register: info@reproductivepossibilities.com or 201-505-0078, more details at http://www.reproductivepossibilities.com/newsandevents.cfm 

March 18, 2017. 8:30AM to 2:25PM PT. FAMILY FORMATION 2017. 
Legal and Ethical Issues for Adoption and ART Professionals This Activity is approved for 6 MCLE Credits as follows: 5 hours of Participatory Credit at a Seminar which includes 1 hour of Elimination of Bias PLUS 1 hour of Legal Ethics Self-Study. For more information contact Cynthia E. Fruchtman, Esq. at cynthia@fruchtmanlaw.com or (310) 829-0678.

March 21, 2017. 6:30PM to 7:30PM. Handling Difficult People While You Are Trying to Conceive.
The emotional challenges of infertility increase whenever your support network feels shaky. In addition, we all have people who push our buttons. They drain our energy, take us off track, and might impact the rest of our day. From family members to acquaintances, difficult people create situations in which we become frustrated, ineffective, and unprepared to find solutions. Join Fertility Centers of Illinois Dr. Ariadna Cymet-Lanski and Susan Rizzato, M.C.S.W. as you learn how to deal with difficult people while facing the challenges of infertility treatment. Location: Fertility Centers of Illinois 3703 West Lake Avenue Lower Level Classroom Glenview, IL 60026  Learn more here. Questions? Call 877.324.4483

March 22, 2017. 6:00PM to 8:15PM. Nutrition Seminar.
Judy Simon, dietician/nutritionist with Mind/Body Nutrition, will offer nutritional support. Salad-in-a-Jar activity for those who want to participate: bring a mason jar or two, a couple salad ingredients and/or greens, and a dressing. Location: Greenwood Masonic Center, 7910 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103. Learn more here.   

March 25, 2017. 10:00AM to 4:00PM PT. California Adoption Conference.
Mark your calendars for the annual California Adoption Conference (CAC). Taking place on Saturday, March 25, 2017, this annual event features talks and more than 20 workshops for adoptive and foster families, adult adoptees and foster alums, birth parents, and adoption professionals. Keynote speaker Holly van Gulden will explore "The Attachment Journey in Adoption and Foster Care"  for all members of the adoption constellation. Registration opens on 1/1/17 at https://californiaadoptionconference.org/
March 28, 2017. 8:00AM to 9:00AM. Egg Donation: Your Journey to Parenthood Begins-Webinar.
Searching for an egg donor candidate can be one of the greatest challenges for our patients. Fertility Centers of Illinois’ Center for Collaborative Reproduction has developed a patient webinar to help streamline the egg donor process. This webinar will be an overview of the egg donor program options, steps to prepare for your treatments, and realistic treatment expectations. We will have time for all of your questions. Learn more here. Questions? Call 877.324.4483
April 26, 2017. 6:00PM to 8:15PM. Panel on Adoption and Childfree Paths.
Panel exploring the adoption & childfree option in the first half of this meeting. Location: Greenwood Masonic Center, 7910 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103. Learn more here.    

May 4-5, 2017. 9:00AM to 5:00PM both days. Coping With Infertility: Two-Day Professional Training with Helen Adrienne, LCSW
If you are a health professional, please consider attending my next two day mind/body training which is coming up again on Thursday and Friday, May 4th and 5th. Why? While this workshop is geared for your clients who may be in the throes of an agonizing fertility quest, what you will learn has broad application for your clients who are dealing with inordinate stress of any origin. Even more reasons: You will earn 13 (New York State approved) CEUs; The reasonable fee of $795.00 comes with lunch both days, my book, On Fertile Ground: Healing Infertility, my stress reduction audio program, Breathing in the Now, and a comprehensive summary of the program consisting of over 200 pages of information and instructions; and A chance to cross-pollinate with 9 other professionals who, in the past, have attended from around the country and around the world.  This is a largely experiential training and therefore very practical.  You will not only experience a wide array of mind/body interventions, you will come to understand why these techniques work based on the way our brains are wired.  For a complete list of topics and more information, please click this link where you will also be able to watch an introductory video to what the training has in store for you: http://www.mind-body-unity.com/for-professionals-2/ Location: 420 East 64th Street - E1C - New York City 

May 24, 2017. 6:00PM to 8:15PM. Men's Fertility Health.
Leading into Men’s Health Month, Dr. Tom Walsh, UW urologist, will share about male fertility in the first half of this meeting. Seattle Sperm Bank will also be on hand as a resource. Male partners are encouraged to attend for breakout discussion into men’s and women’s groups. Greenwood Masonic Center. Location: Greenwood Masonic Center, 7910 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103. Learn more here.

June 28, 2017. 6:00PM to 7:45PM. Fertility Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Acupuncture Northwest will share in the first half about fertility acupuncture and oriental medicine. Location: Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 Learn more here.

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