Due to travel and event restrictions, we have decided to reschedule the 2020 National Conference on Women's Health and Sex Differences Research. We are looking forward to gathering in person October 12-14, 2022.

The Ludeman Family Center for Women's Health Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is pleased to host the 3rd biennial National Conference on Women's Health and Sex Differences Research. The conference is from October 12-14, 2022 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Top scientists from around the world will speak about women's health and sex differences across the lifespan with a focus on metabolism.


The National Conference on Women's Health and Sex Differences Research will feature:

  • Six scientific sessions with four speakers each
    • The Placental-Fetal Connection: Programming Adult Metabolic Health
    • Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Disease - Implications for Women and Policy
    • Sex Differences in Brain, Obesity and Metabolic Dysregulation across the Lifespan
    • Sex-omics: A Systems Approach to the Methods of Studying Sex and Gender Differences
    • To E or Not to E: Metabolic Actions of Estrogens
    • Female Sex as an Endocrine Disrupter in Diabetes


  • Scientific keynote and moderated scientific panel

  • Judged poster session

  • Networking dinners

  • Breakthrough science data blitzes by junior faculty

** Please note that the agenda is subject to change **


The early bird registration fee to attend this conference is $225. Regular registration fee is $275.


A block of rooms has been reserved at The Broadmoor Hotel at a special conference rate of $339/night + taxes/fees. This special rate will be honored three days prior to and three days following the conference.

To make your reservation online:

To make your reservation by phone:

  • Call The Broadmoor main reservation line: 844-602-3343
  • If you are making a new reservation, make sure to mention that you are reserving as part of the National Conference on Women's Health and Sex Differences
  • If you are extending a reservation, give the reservation agent the confirmation number for the existing reservation and request the same conference rate for additional dates (such as the weekend after). 

Contact Ludeman Center: or (303) 724-0305