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) […]

From our Partners: “Five Ways to Make Universal Access to Family Planning a Reality,” FHI 360

World leaders recently ratified the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which set 169 ambitious targets to be achieved by 2030. Reaching these goals would greatly improve the lives of people worldwide. Women and girls have much to gain, especially because two of the targets call for ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health services, including […]

Shuttle Schedule Now Available

The shuttle schedule for the ICFP is now available. Shuttles will run between the airport and the hotels, and the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center and the Westin Resort and hotels. To view the timetable and routes, please visit the Shuttle Schedule webpage under Visiting Indonesia.

Few spots remain for CEO Roundtables for Emerging Leaders

Held during lunch on Tuesday, 10 November, and Wednesday, 11 November, CEO Roundtables for Emerging Leaders provide conference participants the opportunity to interact with leaders in the field, via discussions centered on a topic of the leader’s choosing. Only mid-career professionals and youth are invited to sign up for a seat at one of these roundtables. […]