• Surrogacy Experts from around the world

  • Families Through Surrogacy is a non-profit organisation

  • Run by parents for intended parents

  • We hold annual conferences to promote best-practice surrogacy

  • Meet and network with surrogates and intended parents


Unbiased Advice and Insight from Parents & Professionals

2-3 June 2018

Sydney Masonic Center, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW 

The largest and friendliest surrogacy conference globally occurs in Australia once yearly. Bringing together hundreds of surrogates, potential surrogates, egg donors, parents and intended parents from around Australia and offshore, it has became the go-to networking and relationship-building event of the year. Whether you want advice from expert professionals from Australia, US, Canada or Ukraine or are coming in the hope of connecting with other intended parents like you or a surrogate, this event is for you. The conference also attracts family lawyers, fertility nurses and counsellors keen to update their understanding of surrogacy in an ever-changing environment.

Featured Sessions

  • A panel of intended parents just starting & part-way through surrogacy  share their journeys & the hurdles, planning, and decision-making to date
  • Panels of Australian surrogates
  • Parent panel (Sharing completed journeys via Canada, US, Ukraine, Australia & Georgia)
  • IVF Add-ons – What you really need
  • Egg Donor motivations and considerations
  • Relationship-building with Australian Surrogates –  Etiquette and Honesty
  • Resolving conflict between parties
  • Surrogate Support strategies in Canada and the US
  • A Best practice model for Australian surrogacy
  • Men in the Middle – partners of surrogates reveal all
  • Citizenship & Passports post birth for offshore surrogacy
  • Surrogacy Agreements and Birth plans
Icon Australian Seminar Series 2-3 June 2018
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