100th Meeting of the
International Committee for Contraception Research
On April 19 and 20, 2012, the ICCR convened its 100th meeting in New York City to discuss new directions in contraceptive research and development. Presentations focused on long-acting reversible methods of contraception, male contraception, and future research opportunities.
The meeting brought together current and emeritus members of the ICCR.
Events on the second day of the meeting took place at the Millennium UN PLaza Hotel and were organized around the theme of "New vision for contraceptive research and development." Founding member Daniel R. Mishell was honored for his contributions to the field of contraceptive research.
A program of the day's proceedings is available here.
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