#ILCA18 Schedule


ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

(All activities take place at the Oregon Convention Center unless otherwise noted; times are tentative and subject to change)

  

Wednesday, 18 July

8:30AM - 6:30PM

Conference Registration Open

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Northwest Mothers Milk Bank Tour (additional ticket required)

Randall Children's Hospital Tour (additional ticket required)

9:30AM - 10:30AM

ILCA Conference Program Task Force and International Code Committee Meetings

11:00AM - 12:00PM

ILCA Equity and Professional Development Committee Meetings

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Clinical Skills Rotations (additional ticket required)

3:30PM - 5:30PM

Clinical Skills Rotations (additional ticket required)

5:00PM - 6:00PM

First-time Attendee Welcome and Orientation

6:00PM - 8:30PM

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Reception

 

Thursday, 19 July

7:00AM - 5:00PM

Conference Registration Open

7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

7:00AM - 8:00AM

Parade of Flags Volunteer Assembly

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Parade of Flags and Presidential Welcome

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Plenary Session: The Return of Breastsleeping: Humankind’s Oldest and Most Successful Sleep and Feeding Arrangement
(James McKenna, PhD)

10:00AM - 3:45PM

Exhibit Hall Open

10:00AM - 10:15AM

Break

10:15AM - 11:15AM

Concurrent Sessions

11:15PM - 12:45PM

Lunch and Poster Presentations

12:45PM - 1:45PM

Concurrent Sessions

1:45PM - 2:00PM

Break

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

3:00PM - 3:45PM

Break (in Exhibit Hall)

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Concurrent Sessions

4:45PM - 5:00PM

Break

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Plenary Session: Where’s the Evidence? Results of a Cochrane Study on Galactogogues
(Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA)

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Courageous Conversations: ILCA's Role in Inequities in the Lactation Field

Friday, 20 July

7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

7:45AM - 4:45PM

Conference Registration Open

8:00AM - 9:15AM

ILCA Annual Meeting

9:15AM - 2:15PM

Exhibit Hall Open

9:15AM - 10:00AM

Break (in Exhibit Hall)

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Plenary Session: Cannabis, Endocannabinoids, and Lactation: What Are the True Levels of Marijuana in Human Milk?
(Thomas Hale, RPh, PhD)

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Break

11:15AM - 12:15PM

Concurrent Sessions

12:15PM - 2:15PM

Lunch

12:30PM - 2:00PM

LEAARC Education Lunch Meeting

2:15PM - 3:15PM

Global Partners Panel (Mariana Colmenares, MD, IBCLC; Tomoko Seo, MD, IBCLC; Fiona Rea, Dip HE [Antenatal Education])

2:15PM - 6:30PM

Concurrent Sessions and Workshops

Saturday, 21 July 

7:00AM - 8:00AM

Continental Breakfast

7:30AM - 3:00PM

Conference Registration Open

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Plenary Session: Current Research on Preventing HIV Transmission during Lactation
(Nigel Rollins, MD, PhD, MPH)

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Plenary Session: Empowering Transgender and Non-binary Parents: Gender Dysphoria Research, Coping Strategies, and the Impact of Lactation Support
(Trevor MacDonald)

10:00AM - 10:30AM

Break

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Plenary Session: The WHO International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Global Relevance and Contemporary Challenges
(Terrie 
Wefwafwa, HSC)

11:30AM - 12:45PM

Lunch

12:45PM - 1:45PM

Plenary Session: Advocacy Needs, Strategies, and Outcomes: Applying Lessons Learned by ILCA’s Global Partner, ACCLAM, in Your Setting
(Mariana 
Colmenares, MD, IBCLC)

1:45PM - 2:45PM

Plenary Session: Step Up and Step Back: Guidance for Individuals and Institutions Addressing Inequity
(Catherine Sullivan, MPH, RD, LDN, IBCLC, RLC, FAND)

2:45PM - 3:00PM

Break

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Plenary Session: Skin-to-Skin Contact: Current Research and Mediating Mechanisms
(Nils Bergman, 
MB ChB, DCH, MPH, MD)

4:00PM - 4:15PM

Closing Remarks

4:15PM - 5:00PM

See You in Atlanta Reception