History Timeline

3rd-6th April 2022
24th World Congress
Athens, Greece
2004
Director of Education
55 member societies
1999
IFFS Surveillance
Fertility and Sterility, Drs. Jones & Cohen
October 1998
Trilogies
San Francisco USA. 16th World Congresss
1992
International workshops
J Cohen introduces international workshops and the Newsletter
1989
30 Societies
IFFS membership reaches 30 National Societies
June 1983
Proceedings book
Dublin. 11th World Congress
July 1980
Society workshops
Madrid. 10th World Congress
October 1971
First IVF pregnancy
Tokyo/ Osaka, Japan. 7th World Congress.
May 1968
IFA becomes IFFS
Tel Aviv, Israel. 6th World Congress. A Federation of National Fertility Societies
August 1962
Pre-congress courses
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 4th IFA World Congress
May 1953
FIRST IFA World Congress
New York, USA. First IFA World Congress (Jointly with the ASSS)-1300 attendees
16th Oct 1951
Foundation
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The foundation meeting of the IFA (International Fertility Association) a society of individual members.