Thursday

[Theme: Plenary Hall Sessions]
To The Point
Thursday, May 30, 11:00am-1:00pm

A series of thought-provoking, passionate talks on the conference themes and a bit more.

Moderator: Michelle Goldberg, Author, The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of The World

Speakers:
Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India (PFI)
Topic: Feminism and family planning
Dr. Jonathan D. Quick, President and CEO, Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Topic: Why universal health care is a women’s issue
Valerie DeFillipo, Director, Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) Reference Group
Topic: Effective advocacy for universal access to contraception
Dr. Nozer Sheriar, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)
Topic: Why I perform abortions
Dr. Laura Stachel, Co-Founder and Medical Director, WE CARE Solar
Topic: Solar suitcases: a low energy solution to maternal death and injury
Mona Eltahawy, Columnist
Topic: The price of defending freedom of expression
Dr. Imane Khachani, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, Maternity Hospital Les Orangers, National Reference Center in Reproductive Health
Topic: Don’t just do something; simply do everything
Shereen el Feki, Author of Sex and the Citdadel
Topic: Sex and the Citadel