2010: Istanbul

iCSi Istanbul 2010
Celebrating our 10th International Conference

Transforming Sacred Cows: Managing Taboos and Barriers

February 2010, Istanbul, Turkey

A satellite meeting of the International Alliance of Patients' Associations Congress, 23-25 February. The report from Rossella Bartolucci is available.

iCSi Program Highlights

  • The Childless Family: presented by Sandra Dill, Australia
  • Restrictive legislation and the Vatican: case study: presented by Rossella, Italy
  • Infertility Issues in Turkey
  • Cultural taboos: case study, East Africa
  • Male Infertility - Swimming Upstream: presented by David Rawlings, Australia [presentation]
  • Surrogacy, prejudice and governments: the French Connection
  • Cross- Border Reproductive Tourism: Be Careful What You Wish For.
  • Workshops will discuss strategies for Transforming Action


Cross-Border Reproductive Tourism (Petra Thorn)
Restrictive Legislation Case Study from Italy (Rossella Bartolucci)
Surrogacy (Laure Camborieux)