Pre-Conferences

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The 2016 ICFP program includes three pre-conferences in addition to auxiliary events.

Youth Pre-Conference

The ICFP Youth Pre-Conference will take place 24 and 25 January 2016 in Tanjung Benoa Hall in the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center. 

Youth Pre-Conference registration is now closed. 

Click here to view the full Youth Pre-Conference program.

Youth Pre-Conference Program At a Glance

Sunday, 24 January

  • 8.00  Check in for pre-conference (note: all participants must have picked up their badges prior to this)
  • 9.00  Welcome and introductions
  • 9.40 Twitter/Blog-a-thon debrief (TO BE CONFIRMED)
  • 9.45  Plenary part 1: We are not planning families
  • 10.45 Break
  • 11.00 Plenary, part 2: Interactive discussion
  • 12.00 Plenary, part 3: 20 years of progress on AYSRHR: where do we go from here?
  • 13.00  Lunch
  • 14.00 Panel: What to expect from ICFP 2016
  • 14.45 Social media during ICFP 2016
  • 15.00 Roundtable workshops (10 options)
  • 17.00 Wrap up and reflection
  • 17.30 Adjourn
  • 17.30 Optional Q&A session about conference logistics
  • 17.30 Women and Young People: Advocacy Centered on Stories

Monday 25 January

  • 8.00 Welcome and recap
  • 8.30 Plenary: Public Relations 101: Events, press and the power of personal narratives
  • 9.30 Plenary: What do we want to change? A review of existing policies affecting youth access to quality SRHR information and services
  • 10.30 Plenary: Way forward – action points post conference
  • 11.30 Lunch networking session
  • 12.30 Roundtable workshops (9 options)
  • 14.30 Wrap-up and questions
  • 15.00 Departure for ICFP 2016 opening session
  • 15.00 Orientation for those participating in the shadowing-mentoring program

Co-hosted by Advance Family Planning; Advocates for Youth; Alliance for Reproductive Maternal and Newborn Health; African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW); EngenderHealth; FP2020; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; HACEY Initiative Nigeria; International Center for Research on Women (ICRW); ICFP National Steering Committee; IntraHealth International; International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF); International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP); Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; John Snow Inc. (JSI); Management Sciences for Health (MSH); Marie Stopes International (MSI); Packard; PAI; Palladium; Pathfinder; Population Media Center (PMC); Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Rutgers WPF; United Nations Foundation (UNF); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)USAID; WHO; Women Deliver; and Youth Health and Rights Coalition (YHRC).

Sponsored by Alliance for Reproductive, Maternal, and Newborn Health; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; EngenderHealth; Guttmacher Institute; International HIV/AIDS Alliance;  PAI; PATH; Pathfinder International; Population Media Center; Population Reference Bureau; United Nations Foundation; UNFPA; Women Deliver; personal donation from Ms. Judith Helzner and a matching gift from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

For more information, contact Kate Baye

Demographic Dividend Pre-Conference

The Demographic Dividend pre-conference workshop will tackle the opportunities and challenges related to achieving the demographic dividend, especially in countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, and will equip attendees with information and skills to contribute to moving the demographic dividend agenda forward. Workshop speakers will discuss metrics and methodologies used to quantify the economic impact of 1) the demographic transition and 2) gender equality and women’s participation in the formal labor market. The workshop will also instruct attendees on how to effectively engage with policy audiences and other stakeholders on the demographic dividend.

Specifically, the workshop is designed to help researchers and advocates:

  • Understand differences in demographic dividend models and outputs;
  • Assess the contribution of women to harnessing the demographic dividend;
  • Implement demographic dividend-related development strategies at the country level; and
  • Communicate research on the demographic dividend to non-technical audiences.

Speakers include:

  • David Canning, Harvard University
  • Andrew Mason, University of Hawaii, Manoa/National Transfer Accounts (NTA)
  • Eliya Zulu, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
  • Gretchen Donehower, University of California, Berkeley/NTA
  • Ian Salas, Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health
  • Jason Bremner, Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
  • Toening Adioetomo, University of Indonesia
  • Mamadou Bousso, Centre de Recherche en Economie et Finance Appliquées de Thies (CREFAT)

Co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Population Reference Bureau, and the Population and Poverty Research Network

For more information, contact Ian Salas, Gates Institute, or Shelley Megquier, PRB

Faith Pre-Conference: The Role of Faith Communities in Family Planning Advocacy and Services Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

  • 24 January, 8:00 to 17:15, and 25 January, 8:00 to 14:00
  • Venue: Nusa Dua Convention Center, Mengwi 1+2
  • Participation: By invitation only

In this interactive session, representatives of faith-based organizations and religious leaders will come together to share best practices in faith-based family planning and explore ways to advance the faith community’s role. Presenters will share current activities by faith groups in family planning and research on faith-based involvement. Small groups will discuss current activities, identify how to augment the contributions of faith groups, and explore the connection between faith values and family planning.

Co-hosted by Faith to Action Network, Christian Connections for International Health, and Muhammadiyah

For more information, contact Faith to Action, Christian Connections for International Health, or Muhammadiyah.