Essential networking

Network, collaborate, and celebrate with 1,200 family planning clinicians, scholars, and partners.

Special Interest Group lunches

Attend a Special Interest Group (SIG) lunch to learn more about the work of the SIGs, meet with colleagues, hear about opportunities to get involved in the coming year, and exchange ideas. These networking lunches are open to all registered attendees, SIG membership is not required.

Saturday, 12:05 pm-1:05 pm

  • Adolescent sexual and reproductive health
  • Advocacy 
  • Medical educators
  • Telehealth practitioners

Sunday, 1:20 pm-2:20 pm

  • Black, Indigenous, and people of color
  • Early pregnancy assessment clinics
  • Family medicine
  • Research implementation
  • Substance use disorders

These lunches are at capacity. Registered attendees received an email confirmation. Please contact [email protected] with questions or concerns regarding SIG lunches.

Complimentary small meeting rooms

An onsite meeting room for small private gatherings, with a seating capacity of up to 20 will be available upon request. Attendees can request the room for up to two hours, depending on availability and at no charge.

Some guidelines:

  • Rooms are reserved on a first come, first serve basis and we will do our best to accommodate your first choice options 
  • The room has a boardroom style setup, and cannot be changed
  • Per our contract with the hotel, there is a strict policy of no outside food in this meeting space; a penalty will be charged to any group that breaks the rule
  • Audio visual and/or SFP staff support will not be provided
  • These meetings will not be listed on the conference agenda

Meeting room available hours:

  • Saturday, December 3: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sunday, December 4: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Monday, December 5: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Request a small meeting room


Friday community convenings

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, we are providing convening spaces for organizations and groups engaging in strategic work addressing the seismic changes in legal abortion care in the US. Attendees are invited to apply for limited number of meeting spaces on Friday, December 2, between 9:00 am-4:00 pm. This space will be held for those looking to bring community-wide collaborators together in generative meetings.


  • Priority will be given to requests that center people whose access to abortion is constrained by systems of oppression, and the people working to provide that care
  • A limited number of meeting rooms are available with a capacity of 40 people or less
  • Outside food or beverage is not allowed due to our contract with the hotel and a penalty will be charged to any group that breaks the rule
  • For security reasons, only registered attendees can attend these meetings
  • Room set-up will be determined by attendee count
  • Meeting room requestors will be responsible for keeping track of RSVPs
  • Deadline for applications is September 9
  • Notifications will be made in mid September
  • These meetings will be listed on the conference agenda

The Friday convening application period is now closed.