• 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

Conference passes available from $15

Sat 7th October 2017  Sydney 3.00pm – 5.30pm, CQ University, Street level, 400 Kent St, Sydney

Sun 8th October 2017 Melbourne 3.00pm – 5.30pm, Amora Hotel Riverwalk, 649 Bridge Rd, Richmond

Tues 10th October 2017 Perth 6.30pm – 9.00pm Metro Hotel, 61 Canning Highway, South Perth

Wed 11th October 2017 Brisbane 6.30pm – 9.00pm, BlueRoom Cinebar,  151 Baroona Road, Rosalie

 

 

Icon Australian Seminar Series Sat 7th October 2017
Conference
Timing Description

Update on Surrogacy Landscape & Considerations

An overview of where & how Australians are engaging, setting your expectations of costs, success rates, surrogate screening and care. Covers US, Canada, Australia, Ukraine & Greece in particular, as well as considerations around egg donors and embryo testing

Sam Everingham, Families Through Surrogacy

Deciding On an IVF Clinic

How to interpret  clinic success rates, understanding the importance of embryology, IVF clinic donors, and what to budget in regard to IVF, donors and associated costs. Also discusses the possibilities & limitations in regard to embryo shipping.

Craig Reisser, Oregon Reproductive Medicine, USA

 

Parent Panel

Local parents who successfully engaged in surrogacy in Australia, Canada, US and Ukraine share their experiences, the ups and downs and their recommendations for those considering the same journey. Includes audience Q&A

Moderator: Sam Everingham

Panellists: tbc

Looking After the Needs of Surrogates & IPs

Megan Hall can call herself an expert in understanding the needs of both surrogates and intended parents. She has been a Gestational Surrogate for  three  families and now runs a successful surrogacy agency in Oregon, USA. Oregon is an example of a US state with no statutes specifically addressing surrogacy and yet surrogacy is flourishing there. Oregon courts will issue pre-birth parentage orders for both heterosexual and gay intended parents. Megan will share her advice on what makes a good surrogate/intended parent match, the availability of traditional and gestational surrogacy and how to ensure your surrogacy journey is as hassle free as possible.

Megan Hall, Surro Connections, Oregon, USA

Surrogate Panel

A panel of local surrogates who have completed journeys discuss how they decided on the Intended Parents to carry for, their experience of counselling, IVF and legal processes, professional support as well as relationships with intended parents and their own families

Moderator: tbc

Panelists: tbc

DRINKS & NETWORKING

IconAustralian Seminar Series Sun 8th October 2017
Conference
Timing Description

Update on Surrogacy Landscape & Considerations

An overview of where & how Australians are engaging, setting your expectations of costs, success rates, surrogate screening and care. Covers US, Canada, Australia, Ukraine & Greece in particular, as well as considerations around egg donors and embryo testing

Sam Everingham, Families Through Surrogacy

Deciding On an IVF Clinic

How to interpret  clinic success rates, understanding the importance of embryology, IVF clinic donors, and what to budget in regard to IVF, donors and associated costs. Also discusses the possibilities & limitations in regard to embryo shipping.

Craig Reisser, Oregon Reproductive Medicine, USA

 

Parent Panel

Local parents who successfully engaged in surrogacy in Australia, Canada, US and Ukraine share their experiences, the ups and downs and their recommendations for those considering the same journey. Includes audience Q&A

Moderator: Sam Everingham

Panellists: tbc

Looking After the Needs of Surrogates & IPs

Megan Hall can call herself an expert in understanding the needs of both surrogates and intended parents. She has been a Gestational Surrogate for  three  families and now runs a successful surrogacy agency in Oregon, USA. Oregon is an example of a US state with no statutes specifically addressing surrogacy and yet surrogacy is flourishing there. Oregon courts will issue pre-birth parentage orders for both heterosexual and gay intended parents. Megan will share her advice on what makes a good surrogate/intended parent match, the availability of traditional and gestational surrogacy and how to ensure your surrogacy journey is as hassle free as possible.

Megan Hall, Surro Connections, Oregon, USA

Surrogate Panel

A panel of local surrogates who have completed journeys discuss how they decided on the Intended Parents to carry for, their experience of counselling, IVF and legal processes, professional support as well as relationships with intended parents and their own families

Moderator: tbc

Panelists: tbc

DRINKS & NETWORKING

IconAustralian Seminar Series Tues 10th October 2017
Conference
Timing Description

Update on Surrogacy Landscape & Considerations

An overview of where & how Australians are engaging, setting your expectations of costs, success rates, surrogate screening and care. Covers US, Canada, Australia, Ukraine & Greece in particular, as well as considerations around egg donors and embryo testing

Sam Everingham, Families Through Surrogacy

Deciding On an IVF Clinic

How to interpret  clinic success rates, understanding the importance of embryology, IVF clinic donors, and what to budget in regard to IVF, donors and associated costs. Also discusses the possibilities & limitations in regard to embryo shipping.

Craig Reisser, Oregon Reproductive Medicine, USA

Parent Panel

Local parents who successfully engaged in surrogacy in Australia, Canada, US and Ukraine share their experiences, the ups and downs and their recommendations for those considering the same journey. Includes audience Q&A

Moderator: Sam Everingham

Panellists: tbc

Looking After the Needs of Surrogates & IPs

Megan Hall can call herself an expert in understanding the needs of both surrogates and intended parents. She has been a Gestational Surrogate for  three  families and now runs a successful surrogacy agency in Oregon, USA. Oregon is an example of a US state with no statutes specifically addressing surrogacy and yet surrogacy is flourishing there. Oregon courts will issue pre-birth parentage orders for both heterosexual and gay intended parents. Megan will share her advice on what makes a good surrogate/intended parent match, the availability of traditional and gestational surrogacy and how to ensure your surrogacy journey is as hassle free as possible.

Megan Hall, Surro Connections, Oregon, USA

Surrogate Panel

A panel of local surrogates who have completed journeys discuss how they decided on the Intended Parents to carry for, their experience of counselling, IVF and legal processes, professional support as well as relationships with intended parents and their own families

Moderator: tbc

Panelists: tbc

Drinks & Networking

IconAustralian Seminar Series Wed 11th October 2017
Conference
Timing Description

Update on Surrogacy Landscape & Considerations

An overview of where & how Australians are engaging, setting your expectations of costs, success rates, surrogate screening and care. Covers US, Canada, Australia, Ukraine & Greece in particular, as well as considerations around egg donors and embryo testing

Sam Everingham, Families Through Surrogacy

Deciding On an IVF Clinic

How to interpret  clinic success rates, understanding the importance of embryology, IVF clinic donors, and what to budget in regard to IVF, donors and associated costs. Also discusses the possibilities & limitations in regard to embryo shipping.

Craig Reisser, Oregon Reproductive Medicine, USA

Parent Panel

Local parents who successfully engaged in surrogacy in Australia, Canada, US and Ukraine share their experiences, the ups and downs and their recommendations for those considering the same journey. Includes audience Q&A

Moderator: Sam Everingham

Panellists: tbc

Looking After the Needs of Surrogates & IPs

Megan Hall can call herself an expert in understanding the needs of both surrogates and intended parents. She has been a Gestational Surrogate for  three  families and now runs a successful surrogacy agency in Oregon, USA. Oregon is an example of a US state with no statutes specifically addressing surrogacy and yet surrogacy is flourishing there. Oregon courts will issue pre-birth parentage orders for both heterosexual and gay intended parents. Megan will share her advice on what makes a good surrogate/intended parent match, the availability of traditional and gestational surrogacy and how to ensure your surrogacy journey is as hassle free as possible.

Megan Hall, Surro Connections, Oregon, USA

Surrogate Panel

A panel of local surrogates who have completed journeys discuss how they decided on the Intended Parents to carry for, their experience of counselling, IVF and legal processes, professional support as well as relationships with intended parents and their own families

Moderator: tbc

Panelists: tbc

Drinks & Networking