2017 Conference of the Scientific Network

Stepping Forward: Advancing Science, Practice, and Education
in Women's Sexual Health and Cancer

Scientific Program Chair: Kristen Carpenter, PhD
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown

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Please join us for the 2017 Conference of the Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer, hosted by the University of California - Davis. The meeting will take place 1:00pm, Thursday, April 6 -- 12:00pm, Friday, April 7, 2017.

Conference Program (PDF)

Conference Objectives

  1. Facilitate training/mentorship opportunities for individuals interested in women's sexual health in the context of cancer.
  2. Learn about implementation of evidence-based practice from clinician-researchers at several NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.
  3. Review state-of-the-science therapeutic options from clinician-scientists representing a broad range of disciplines.
  4. Share recent scientific advances and programmatic developments from Network members.

Presentation Guidelines


A block of rooms has been reserved for guests at the Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Midtown, 4422 Y Street, located on the UC Davis Sacramento campus near UC Davis Medical Center. The room rate for Conference attendees is $139. Reservations may be made via the link below, or by contacting the hotel directly at +1 (916) 455-6800. Reservations must be made by March 15th to receive the discounted rate of $139.

Reserve Hotel


Transportation options between the airport and hotel include:

  • Taxi: Fee approximately $50 USD one way
  • Blue Van Shuttle Service: Fee $23 USD one way. Call 1-800-BLUEVAN (258-3826).
  • Uber
  • Lyft

Online Registration

Registration Categories  Fee *
Conference (members)                 USD 200.00
Conference (non-members)                 USD 250.00
Conference + NEW Membership (pro-rated membership)                 USD 275.00
Trainee conference (members)                 USD 125.00
Trainee conference + NEW Membership (discounted membership rate)                 USD 150.00

* Registration fee includes Thursday afternoon snack, Thursday dinner, and Friday breakfast.

Online Registration Form