12th Annual Marquette Method of NFP Research Summit

We are excited to host our 2024 Research Summit in Orlando, Florida!

Join us to get inspired, meet likeminded professionals in the field of NFP, and stay current on the latest research available.

September 2-3, 2024

8:00AM – 9:00PM
San Pedro Spiritual Development Center
95 Bishop Grady Lane, Winter Park, FL, USA


Our conference will be held in the St. John the Apostle room at the retreat center.

Meals and snacks are included with your conference ticket.

Daily Mass will be celebrated in the chapel on campus.

Additional Learning

On Wednesday Sept 4th, the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) will be hosting the International NFP scientist meeting at the site of the 2024 CMA conference.  

Tickets will be availalbe via the CMA conference website.


Hotel-style rooms at the retreat center are available.

Check in on September 1st at 4:00PM and checkout on September 4 at 11:00AM.

Additional women’s bunk room available.

If only 1 or 2 nights are needed for an attendee, please email the president for a custom ticket.

Discounts & Sponsorships

A 10% discount code is available to post-secondary students and students enrolled the Marquette Method Teacher Training Progam.

Email student identification or verification of enrollment to our president for a coupon code to be used at check out.

May not be combined with any other coupon code.

Sponsorships by eligible organizations are welcome to help provide more opportunities at this conference.

Please submit the sponsorship form and complete payment through the ticketing options.


Thomas Bouchard

Thomas Bouchard

MD, FFCP, MMCP, PhD Student

University of Calgary
Clinical Associate Professor

Using the Mira Monitor in the Marquette Method: Protocol Updates

Perry Cahall

Perry Cahall


Pontifical College Josephinum
Academic Dean of the School of Theology, Professor of Historical Theology

Preserving Moral Integrity when Teaching Natural Family Planning

Rev. Dean Dowle

Rev. Dean Dowle

M. Div., JCL

Pastor at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton

Pastoral Panelist

René Ecochard

René Ecochard


Université Claude Bernard Lyon
Professeur Emérite

The Latency Phase of the Cycle Deserves More Attention

Richard Fehring

Richard Fehring


Marquette University
Professor Emeritus

The Origin and Importance of the Term Natural Family Planning

Emily Frase

Emily Frase

FAbM Base Cofounder & President

A Powerful Space for Encounter: A User’s Perspective

Michael D. Manhart

Michael D. Manhart


Fertility Science Institute / Couple to Couple League
Senior Scientific Advisor

The Impact of NFP on Marital Dynamics

Julie Mickelson

Julie Mickelson


How Hyperprolactinemia Affects Fertility
Theresa Notare

Theresa Notare


United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Assistant Director, NFP Programs

“Signs of Hope” Diocesan NFP Ministry in the United States

Jonathan Yang

Jonathan Yang


Lucia Fertility
University of British Columbia
Clinical Instructor

Primary Care Approaches to Menstrual Cycle Abnormalities