Member price: £115.00
Non-Member price: £130.00


2019 Annual Conference and AGM

Friday 10th May 2019

Resource for London, Holloway Road. London

9.00 to 4.30

The Resource Centre 356 Holloway Road London, N7 6PA 2019

A stimulating day exploring topical issues and advances in fertility counselling

Emeritus Professor Windy DrydenProfessor of Psychotherapeutic Studies (Goldsmiths University of London), CBT Therapist, Trainer, Academic and Writer: Single Session Therapy

Ruth Wilde, former BICA Chair, Fertility Counsellor and HFEA Member:  Counselling in the context of 9th HFEA Code of Practice

Spencer Clarke - Lawyer, The Law Commission and Andrew Spearman, Director A City Law Firm: Surrogacy Reform and Consultation – update on the surrogacy consultation and potential legal changes

As 2023 approaches what forms of support may donor conceived people seek? Kate Litwinczuk and Becky Gardiner both donor conceived adults share their personal experiences with Dr Marilyn Crawshaw

Ruth Bender Atik – National Director, The Miscarriage Association: Pregnancy loss and fertility issues

Sally George, Support Co-ordinator at Antenatal Results & Choices: Emotional support for antenatal screening and testing

Plus professional updates from:

·      Nina Barnsley, Donor Conception Network

·      Charles Lister, SEED Trust  (formerly NGDT)                                    

·      Sarah Norcross, Progress Educational Trust          


Lunch & refreshments included

CPD Certificates awarded

Download and print the Conference Flyer here:


Fees: Early bird received before 11th March 2019: BICA Members £85, Non-Members £110, Students £60 After 11th March 2019: BICA Members £115, Non-Members £130, Students £75


Terms and conditions

If BICA is required to cancel a course, 100% of the course fee will be refunded.

If a participant cancels a booking the following will apply:

  • 100% refund if cancelled 33 – 45 days before the course but a 5% administration fee will apply
  • 50% refund if cancelled 17 - 32 days before the course
  • 0% refund if cancelled 0 -16 days before the course.

This policy reflects the fees that BICA would incur should a course be cancelled due to participants cancelling their booking.

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Event Details

Date course starts: 10th May 2019
Date course ends: 10th May 2019
Duration: 1 day
Time: 09:00 - 16:30
Max Occupancy: 90
Occupancy Used: 77
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