ICFP Youth Speakers/Moderators Contest Update

About 180 video applications were submitted by young people in 60 different countries for the ICFP Youth Speakers/Moderators contest. As in 2013, the conference organizers are thrilled to see young people express their dedication to family planning with such creativity and passion! Decisions will be made on August 1.

ICFP Website Updates – July 1

Applications and signups are now open for: Exhibit booths Marketplace of Ideas stage in the exhibit hall Auxiliary events  Hosting Topical Roundtables and CEO Roundtables for Emerging Leaders during lunch Details about site visits and group registration will be posted on the conference website shortly.

Emirates to offer daily flight service between Bali and Dubai

Beginning June 3, Emirates will offer daily flights between Dubai and Bali. Every day, a flight will depart from Dubai at 8:20 and arrive at Denpasar International Airport, Bali, at 21:40 (same day). Another flight will depart from Bali at 23:40 and arrive at Dubai International Airport at 5:00 (next day). This new service will make traveling to the 2015 ICFP […]

Applications for youth speakers due Friday, June 5

Youth ages 18 to 25 are invited to apply to be speakers/moderators at the ICFP by creating short videos that speak to their passion for family planning, reproductive and sexual health and rights, and/or adolescent health. The videos will be reviewed and scored; the top scorers will be invited to serve as speakers/moderators, and will […]

Record Number of Abstracts Submitted to the 2015 ICFP

The 2015 ICFP is well on its way to achieving the highest participation rate in conference history. The conference organizers received about 2,000 individual abstracts and 200 preformed panel abstracts, an increase of more than 50% over 2013. Abstracts are currently being reviewed, and corresponding authors will be notified regarding abstract decisions by mid-June.

ICFP Website Updates – June 1

Partner organizations and subcommittees that would like to convene stakeholders around their area of interest can host auxiliary events. These meetings, workshops, panels, networking sessions, training courses, and presentations can be held either in the Convention Center or at nearby hotels or venues. For more details about reserving space for auxiliary events, please visit the […]

New Chairman of BkkbN Inaugurated

On May 26, Surya Chandra Surapaty, MPH, PhD, was installed as the head of the National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BkkbN). With BkkbN, the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is co-hosting the 2015 ICFP. The conference organizers offer warm congratulations […]

Commentary: Harnessing Indonesia’s Demographic Dividend

Indonesia stands on the threshold. It needs to accelerate efforts to reap a demographic dividend to expand economic growth and development. While the world’s fourth-most populous country is making steady progress, it should further invest in young people to take advantage of its demographic window of opportunity. … A critical foundation for the demographic dividend is […]

Fourth International Conference On Family Planning To Be Held In Indonesia

Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board, BKKBN, Signs Collaboration Memorandum with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health August 9, 2014—Public health leaders from the Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gathered in Bali today to formalize its partnership and recognize a new collaboration for […]

Fourth International Conference on Family Planning to be held in Indonesia

Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board, BKKBN, Signs Collaboration Memorandum with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health August 9, 2014—Public health leaders from the Indonesian National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health gathered in Bali today to formalize its partnership and recognize a new collaboration for […]