This annual conference is a friendly, supportive and informative annual event to assist prospective parents and surrogates, whether heterosexual or gay, singles or couples.The one day event focused on parent and surrogate feedback, as well as expert sessions on the medical, legal, logistics and psychological considerations of surrogacy and egg donation in the UK & US. Sessions also provide insights and discussion of surrogacy in Canada and Russia.
Surrogacy Agreements & Contracts
Panelists: Natalie Gamble, NG Associates, Helen Prosser, Brilliant Beginnings, UK; Molly O’Brien, California
Surrogacy in Emerging Destinations
A panel of surrogacy professionals discusses the logistics, challenges and trends they are seeing in emerging surrogacy destinations such as Greece & Russia. Who is eligible? How are surrogates recruited and screened? What legal protections and rights exist to protect various parties?
Panelists: Rosa Propato, EmbryoClinic Greece, Sergey Malozemov, Nemama, Russia
Parental Orders and Legal Parentage Issues following Surrogacy
Colin Rogerson, Dawson Cornwell Solicitors
Guidelines for Domestic Surrogacy
The UK government guidelines to assist its citizens.
Steve Pugh, Department of Health
UK Surrogacy Law Reform
Summarises these, the rationale behind them; the likely changes ahead and how they will affect you
Dr Kirsty Horsey, University of Kent Law School TBC