Session proposal submissions

Submissions will be accepted online starting February 14, 2018. For the 2018 Forum, we are seeking sessions that inform, inspire, and identify next steps and solutions for pressing challenges in the field.

Updated information about the call for sessions, the session review process, and submission guidelines can be found here.

Sessions of particular interest are those that:

  • engage attendees through interactive sessions
  • feature novel, interdisciplinary, and diverse perspectives
  • provide concrete solutions to challenges in delivering family planning care
  • address practical challenges in conducting research
  • describe and address challenges in medical/graduate education and training, or in family planning workforce
  • share new and applied research findings from diverse fields
  • response to requests from 2017 Forum attendees
  • address the relevance of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements within family planning clinical care and within the family planning clinical and research workforce - particularly by addressing multiple dimensions of equity and inclusion, and not just gender

Session proposal review and notification timeline:

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Session proposal submission opens
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (11:59 PM ET): Session proposal submission closes
  • May 2018: Acceptance notification

For questions, contact Christine Hence.

Above: Yashica Robinson, MD, of the Alabama Women’s Wellness Center, in a panel presentation on aligning law and science to protect abortion access. © Michael Rubottom Photography.