#ILCA17 Schedule

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ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday, 18 July 

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Conference Bag Stuffing

 

Wednesday, 19 July

10:00AM - 6:30PM

Registration Open

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Clinical Skills Rotation (Ticket Required)

3:30PM - 5:30PM

Clinical Skills Rotation (Ticket Required)

5:30PM - 6:00PM

Volunteer Orientation

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Showcase

 

Thursday, 20 July (7 CERPs/7 contact hours)

7:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00AM - 8:30AM

Parade of Flags & Presidential Welcome

8:30AM - 9:30AM

Plenary Session: Gender Diversity, Language, and Inclusion for Lactation Specialists (Alice Farrow, IBCLC) 

9:30AM - 10:30AM

9:30AM - 3:45PM

10:30AM - 12:30PM

Morning Break

Exhibit Hall Open

Workshop Sessions

12:30PM - 2:30PM

Lunch

Poster Presentations

2:30PM - 3:30PM

Plenary Session: Bridging the Research-Practice Gap: Contextual Influences on Evidence-Based Lactation Support (Sonia Semenic, RN, PhD, IBCLC) 

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Concurrent Sessions

5:00PM - 7:00PM

Milk: Film Presentation & Panel Discussion (Noemi Weis; Linda Smith, MPH, IBCLC; Stephanie George, Hons. BA, Aboriginal Midwife, IBCLC; Elisabeth Sterken, MSc, BSc, Dt)

7:30PM - 9:00PM

Network Meetings                                                    

Friday, 21 July (7 CERPs/7 contact hours)

7:00AM - 4:00PM

Registration Open

7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Plenary Session: Advocacy for Breastfeeding and Skilled Lactation Care: Lessons from around the World (Arun Gupta, MD, FIAP)

9:00AM - 10:15AM

9:30AM - 3:00PM

Annual General Meeting

Exhibit Hall Open

10:15AM - 11:15AM

11:15AM - 12:15PM

Morning Break

Concurrent Sessions

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Concurrent Sessions

1:30PM - 3:00PM

Lunch

Network Meetings

1:45PM - 2:45PM

The Global Partners Panel: Furthering the Global Breastfeeding Agenda through Local, National, Regional, and International Advocacy (Arun Gupta, MD, FIAP; Zoe Faulkner, BA (Hons), IBCLC; Rosalie Sarasua, MA, IBCLC)

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Workshop Sessions

5:15PM - 6:15PM

Concurrent Session

7:30PM - 9:00PM

Network Meetings    

Saturday, 22 July  (6 CERPs/6 contact hours) 

7:00AM - 4:00PM

Registration Open

7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Plenary Session: The Evidence for Human Donor Milk (Sharon Unger, BSc, MD, FRCP)

9:00AM - 9:30AM

9:30AM - 10:00AM

President's Address

Morning Break

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Plenary Session: Diabetes and Antenatal Milk Expressing (DAME): A Randomised Controlled Trial (Anita Moorhead, RN, RM, IBCLC, Neonatal Cert, Grad Cert HServ Man)

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Plenary Session: Breastfeeding for All in the 21st Century: Achieving the Global Sustainable Development Goals (Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, PhD)

12:00PM - 1:15PM

Lunch

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Plenary Session: Overcoming Barriers in Breastfeeding: A Journey of More Than 30 Years (Doris Fok, IBCLC, FILCA)

2:15PM - 3:15PM

Plenary Session: Breast Cancer and Its Relationship to Breastfeeding (Fedro Peccatori, MD, PhD)

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Plenary Session: Protecting Families from Misleading Marketing Practices: Accountability through Human Rights (Marcus Stahlhofer, BSc, MSc)