Conferences on tap for Contraceptive Technology

Update your knowledge on current issues in reproductive health at the annual Contraceptive Technology conference. The Washington, DC, session is scheduled for Feb. 29-March 3, with the San Francisco session set for March 24-27.

Sessions will cover such topics as future methods of contraception, long-term methods of birth control, breast cancer screening, management of abnormal Pap smears, and advances in sexually transmitted disease testing.

Four preconferences also are scheduled: "Practical GYN Endocrinology," "The Fundamentals of Colposcopy," "Back to Basics: The Fundamentals of Hormonal Contraception," and "Advances in Intrauterine Contraception: IUD Insertion Training." All preconferences will be offered on Feb. 29 in Washington, DC, and March 24 in San Francisco.

"Early-bird" registration deadline is Jan. 19 for the Washington, DC, conference, with Feb. 11 set for the San Francisco conference. Early/regular fees are $475/$525 for MD/DOs; $375/$525 for nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, residents, and other health professionals; and $285 for students.

Registration may be made on-line at or by calling (800) 377-7707, ext. 3, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Pacific Time); faxing (800) 329-9923, or mailing to Contemporary Forums, Attention: Registrar, 11900 Silvergate Drive, Dublin, CA 94568.