Archives for November 2015

2016 ICFP Online Registration Open

Online registration is now open for the 2016 ICFP. It will remain open until 19 January; on-site registration and badge pickup will open on 23 January. Please visit the Register webpage for more details. If you were registered for the 2015 ICFP, you do not need to re-register; your 2015 conference fees will be transferred to the […]

New ICFP Dates: Announcement & FAQs

Conference organizers have announced that the fourth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) will be rescheduled for 25-28 January, 2016, in Nusa Dua, Indonesia. Previously, conference organizers had postponed the November 2015 conference dates due to a volcanic eruption on the nearby island of Lombok. For the full announcement and FAQs, please click the homepage banner […]

World Vasectomy Day livestream

Friday, 13 November, is World Vasectomy Day, and the day’s activities originally planned around the ICFP are going forward. Read more about the day’s activities at the World Vasectomy Day website. Click here to watch the livestream, which will begin at 20:00 Eastern Standard Time (note: on 12 November) / 09:00 Central Indonesian Time (note: on 13 November).

November 2015 ICFP Postponed Due to Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia

The 2015 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Nusa Dua, Indonesia will be postponed due to a volcanic eruption on the neighboring island of Lombok, organizers announced on Thursday. The difficult decision to postpone the conference was made after a volcanic ash cloud forced the closure of the Denpasar Airport for three days, affecting […]

ICFP Postponement – Frequently Asked Questions

As of 7 Nov 2015 Please see below for updates on the recent postponement on the 2015 ICFP. If you are not already on the official ICFP mailing list, please sign up here to receive the latest information on the conference. We will be updating this FAQ periodically as more information becomes available. GENERAL QUESTIONS Has the […]

URGENT: 2015 ICFP Postponed

Due to the volcanic eruption on a nearby island, the Bali airport has been closed for most of the last 3 days with no certainty that it will reopen soon. The volcanic ash poses a risk to both flight scheduling and health. Following an emergency meeting with the National Steering Committee and the events management […]

Volcanic ash disrupting flights into Bali/Nusa Dua

Volcanic ash from a nearby active volcano is presently disrupting flights into Denpasar airport. The conference organizers are monitoring airport access and will post any needed updates to the website.  As of Thursday, November 5, the airport is still closed. They suggest following guidance from your travel sponsor and airline.

ICFP Op-Ed: “I didn’t know I could become pregnant after having sex for the first time”

I didn’t know I could become pregnant after having sex for the first time. I know that might sound ignorant and crazy, but where I come from it’s not unusual. Growing up in the slums of Nairobi, my classmates and I floated in and out of school. Attendance largely depended on whether or not our […]

ICFP Mobile App Now Available

The ICFP2015 mobile app is available for download on iOS and Android phones. Use the ICFP2015 app to: Receive live announcements and push notifications Highlight your favorite sessions View the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center map Check the shuttle map and time schedule See the sponsors Join the online conversation through web & social media […]

2013 ICFP Supplement to the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics is Now Available

The 2013 ICFP supplemental issue of the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics is now available. Advancing Family Planning: Research Papers Selected from the Third International Conference on Family Planning, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 2013 Edited by Anne Burke, Michael T. Mbizvo, Amelia Mackenzie and Erika Boothman Volume 130, Supplement 3, Pages E1-E68 (August 2015) […]