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2014 Events
July | August | September

2015 Events
March | May | July

Continuous Online Events
Date Location Sponsored by Details Contact
Continuous on the Internet Online Lactation Education Resources The Breastfeeding Resource Contact: Vergie Hughes
Email: programdirector@

Phone: 443-203-8553
Continuous on the Internet Online Lactation Education Resources Continuing Education for Recertification Contact: Vergie Hughes
Email: programdirector@

Phone: 703.868.1849
Continuous on the Internet Online Jones & Bartlett Learning Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Online Course Contact: Linda McGarvey
Email: lmcgarvey

Phone: 1-800-832-0034 ext. 8229
Continuous on the Internet Online Breastfeeding Outlook Healthcare Sciences Continuing Education Package Contact: Marie Biancuzzo
Email: info@

Phone: 703-787-9894
Continuous on the Internet Online Lactation Education Resources Training for Baby Friendly 20 hours Contact: Vergie Hughes
Email: programdirector@

Phone: 703.868.1849
2014 Events
July 2014
23–26 July JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona, USA ILCA ILCA 2014 Annual Conference and Meeting Click here for more information
29 July Online webinar Portland Community College Lactation Education and Consultant Program Free Info Session on How to Become an IBCLC Lactation Consultant Contact: Dixie Whetsell or Alissa Leavitt
Phone: 971-722-7767
August 2014
23 August Samis Family Education Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA OKLCA OKLCA 2014 Conference Contact: Becky Drevets
Phone: 405-361-3176
September 2014
10–13 September Asheville, North Carolina, USA International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) ICEA 2014 Annual Conference – Back to our ROos: Changing Practices, Empowering Lives Contact: Amanda Wujcik
Phone: 919-863-9487 ext. 3
22–26 September Seattle, Washington, USA Simkin Center and Evergreen Perinatal Education Foundation for Best Practice in Lactation Care

Earn a Lactation Educator Certificate in 5 days, instructed by expert faculty of Evergreen Perinatal Education. The class provides you with the first 45 instructional hours for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification exam. To learn more about becoming an IBCLC, please visit the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners' website.

This course is designed for health care providers and lay people who want to provide accurate, current and consistent information about breastfeeding and lactation to expectant and new families. Content is based on current research as it applies to best practice issues in the clinical setting.
Contact: Kay Hwang
Phone: 425-602-3361
October 2014
8-11 October Montreal, Quebec, Canada Fotona: 1064XLase, IIHL-Health e-Learning
(IATP will not accept non-code compliant vendors or sponsors)
IATP (International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals) 2014 World Summit - Tongue-Tie: Across the Lifeline, Across Disciplines Contact: Jennifer Welch, IBCLC
Phone: 514-296-8073
2015 Events
March 2015
6–8 March Mercure Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand LCANZ 2015 “More than Milk” Breastfeeding Conference Contact Email:
13–15 March Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA LC Workshops 27th Annual Lactation Consultant in Private Practice Workshop Contact: Terriann Shell
Phone: 907-232-5361
May 2015
15 May Smullin Health Education Center, Medford, Oregon, USA Southern Oregon Lactatioon Association (SOLA) Breastfeeding Update for Professionals: Nancy Mohrbacher, 6.25 CERP Contact: Laura Jessup
July 2015
22 – 25 July Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC, USA ILCA ILCA 2015 Annual Conference and Meeting More information coming soon