Frequently asked questions

Why should I attend the Annual Meeting? 

  • The Annual Meeting is a place where scholars, clinicians, and partners representing a broad range of fields and specialties come together to advance science that will lead to just and equitable abortion and contraception. Learn more here.

I am not a member of the Society. Can I attend the Annual Meeting? 

  • Yes! We strongly encourage all individuals committed to just and equitable abortion and contraception informed by science to attend. If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here.  

  • New this year: Get immediate savings when you bundle a new SFP membership or dues renewal and Annual Meeting registration.

When is the 2021 Annual Meeting?

  • #SFP2021 will take place October 1-2, 2021. It will be held virtually. 

Where can I register for the 2021 Annual Meeting?

  • Registration is open now! Please click here to register.

How much does it it cost to register? 

  • Members save 50% on registration fees. If you are not currently a member, consider joining us today. Here are the fees along with the additional costs:

    • $40 | Students/residents 

    • $60 | SFP members

    • $120 | Non-members

    • *$495 | Science Supporter

        • If you would like to cover the full cost of your attendance, please register as a Science Supporter. This registration includes a complimentary SFP membership of any level to gift to a friend, colleague, or mentee, a watch from home swag box valued at $300, and recognition on our website.

    • *Additional costs 

      • $220 | Obtaining CME credits

      • $120 | Obtaining CNE credits  

      • *Includes the cost of all CME/CNE credits associated with virtual meeting participation.    

How long will it take for my registration to be confirmed?

  • Once registered, it may take 7-10 business days to receive your confirmation. To help ensure the safety of our conference participants, all attendees are subject to a security check and will be vetted prior to receiving final registration confirmation. Please note, registration does not guarantee admittance to the conference, should any attendee fail to meet security regulations. If you do not receive a confirmation email after 10 days, please contact [email protected]

I registered, but forgot to select that I would like CME/CNE credits. How can I add it to my registration?

  • Contact the events team at [email protected] to include CME/CNE credits to your existing registration. Additional cost apply. 

What is your refund policy?

  • Refunds less a $25 processing fee, will be given to those who submit a written cancellation request no later than September 22. Refunds will not be given after that date or for no-shows.

How can I hear the latest news?

  • You may sign up for email updates here. You may also keep up to date on all Society activities by visiting our website here.  

When is the 2022 Society of Family Planning Meeting?

  •  #SFP2022 will be in Baltimore, MD, December 3-5, 2022.