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Upcoming International Convenings

The Society for the Study of Reproduction's Annual Meeting

SSR's Annual Meeting will take place in St. Louis, Missouri this year from December 15-18th, 2021. The theme of the meeting is, “Reproductive Biology: Solutions for Adult Disease”. This year’s meeting will be a hybrid meeting offering both live, virtual, and pre-recorded sessions with an outstanding series of Plenary and Keynote presentations by Drs. Kent Thornburg, Evelyn Telfer, Giuliano Testa, Nicolas Rivron, Robin Lovell-Badge, and Kathryn Clancy, including talks on the role of the placenta in offspring health and disease, modelling pre- and peri- implantation developmental events with blastoids, sex determination, in vitro folliculogenesis, and uterine transplantation. Register and find more information on the meeting site here.

Population Association of America’s Annual Meeting

The Population Association of America’s annual meeting will be held April 6-9, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the premier conference of demographers and social and health scientists from the United States and abroad. Here demographers at all career stages are afforded the opportunity to present their research in oral and poster sessions, hear others’ findings, and network with their peers. Learn more about the meeting here.

Congress of the European Society of Contraception & Reproductive Health

The 16th Congress of the ESC will take place on May 25-28, 2022 in Ghent, Belgium and the theme will be "Challenging times, are we ready? Novel approaches to sexual and reproductive health." During this congress participants will be invited to focus on a number of themes which are at the heart of this evolution, including new views on abortion and contraception; STI’s and innovative solutions; social media, LGTB+ communities, and sexual liberation; sexual violence and (dys)function; and values, ethics and policy making. Learn more here.

International Conference on Family Planning 2022

Join the 2022 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) on November 14-16, 2022 in Pattaya City, Thailand. ICFP serves as a strategic inflection point for the family planning and reproductive health community worldwide. It provides an opportunity to disseminate knowledge, celebrate successes, and identify next steps toward reaching the goal of universal access to family planning systems, services and products by convening civil society, youth organizations, academia, governments, businesses, cities, parliaments, trade unions, media and more. Learn more about the meeting here.

Past convenings are listed below. Keep an eye out for information about next year's event and for any conference recordings and materials that might become available.

Society of Family Planning 2021 Annual Meeting

Join the Society of Family Planning on October 1-2 for a virtual annual meeting as they bring together scholars, clinicians, and partners from a range of disciplinary and specialty backgrounds who are united by a shared interest in advancing science that will lead to more just and equitable abortion and contraception. #SFP2021 will give you the opportunity to attend a variety of sessions, learn the latest and best research in the field of family planning, and foster relationships with more than 1,200 expected attendees. Learn more here.

FIGO 2021 World Congress

In October 2021, the International Federation of Genecology and Obstetrics will host over 8,000 delegates virtually to learn, educate, exchange ideas, build alliances and propose concrete solutions to the important challenges in women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. The official virtual congress will take place from October 21-28, 2021, with pre-congress workshops starting from 2 October. Learn more about joining the FIGO 2021 World Congress here!