Join us on Monday, July 25 from 5:15pm-7:00pm in the Exhibit Hall for light appetizers and drinks, Poster Presentations, Superhero Photo Booth, Opening of Exhibits and our Donation Drive! You don’t want to miss out – this is the perfect opportunity to meet new friends, catch up with your peers, and learn about exciting new family planning studies, tools, and resources!

Help Support Chicago’s Own Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC)


Our attending not-for-profit organization this year is Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC). Come and get to know CAWC at their informational booth during the Networking Reception on Monday, July 25 from 5:15pm-7:00pm. Their booth will be located in the foyer on the lower level of the event center, next to the registration/check-in table and right outside the Exhibit Hall.

CAWC provides shelter for women and children, counseling, advocacy, life-skills training, and a 24-hour hotline for people affected by domestic violence. CAWC also works for social change through education, service collaboration, and institutional advocacy and is committed to ending domestic violence.

Help us support this organization and recognize our joint efforts in promoting health and well-being of families!

Items CAWC is currently in need of include:

  • Underwear (women and children of all ages)
  • Socks (women and children of all ages)
  • Art Supplies (paint and paint brushes)
  • 2017 Planners
  • Gift cards
  • You can visit their website here to see a complete list of acceptable donation items. Donations will be taken directly at their informational booth.


    Your peers will showcase their research and projects in conference poster presentations during the Networking Reception and throughout the conference. Be sure to visit presentations so you can exchange valuable information with peers and take home some exceptional information regarding exciting new research, innovative patient care initiatives, and education practices taking place in the field.


    The exhibit hall will kick off during the Networking Reception! This year we welcome dozens of companies and organizations dedicated to serving professionals in the field of family planning. Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors help fund this conference so please be sure to visit these representatives in the Exhibit Hall, located on the lower level of the Event Center adjacent to the Plenary Hall, in Zurich A-C. Dozens of not-for-profits and pharmaceutical companies are excited to be joining us and providing attendees with the latest family planning products, tools and resources!

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