Session submissions

Forum photoSession submissions are now closed. 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.


We are interested in sessions 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
  • respond to suggestions 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, Program Coordinator at SFP.