Join Us for the
#ILCA19 Virtual Conference

LEARNING: INNOVATIVE EDUCATION on the topics you need. 12 Continuing Education Units will be available for the Virtual Conference.

BUILD THE SESSIONS YOU NEED: In addition to the scheduled sessions, #ILCA19 virtual attendees get FREE additional continuing education. CHOOSE THE CONTENT YOU NEED MOST by selecting an additional credit from our on-demand learning in the Knowledge Center.

LIVE OR ON YOUR TIME: Participate LIVE 26 - 27 JULY or watch on YOUR time - 60 full days of ACCESS to your content.

EASY TO USE + HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT: We are here to help! You will receive a direct link to our EASY-TO-USE CONFERENCE PLATFORM with dedicated and patient tech support. During the live sessions, our professional tech support is staffed by skilled moderators. We love bringing your online questions to the floor of #ILCA19!


#ILCA19 Virtual Conference Schedule

View it LIVE (all times are EDT) and/or access it for 60 days after the event!


8:30AM - 9:30AM

Plenary Session: What is the Role for IBCLCs in Emergencies? (Aunchalee Palmquist, Lourdes Santaballa)

9:30AM - 10:15AM


10:15AM - 11:15AM

Concurrent Session: Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse, and Healing Through Breastfeeding (Stephanie Carroll, MBA, BS, IBCLC, CLC, CLS) 

11:15AM - 11:30AM


11:30AM - 12:30PM

Concurrent Session: Optimizing Brain Development for the Late Preterm Infant (Sandra Cole, RNC, IBCLC)

12:30PM - 1:45PM


1:45PM - 2:45PM

Concurrent Session: Twisted Babies: How Fetal Constraint Impacts Infant Feeding (Carol Gray, LMT, CST, RPYT, ERYT)

2:45PM - 3:15PM


3:15PM - 4:15PM

Concurrent Session: Breastfeeding and Marijuana Use: An Evidence-Based Approach to Counseling the Lactating Parent (Jennifer McKinnon, DNP, MSN, FNP- BC, IBCLC)

4:15PM - 4:30PM


4:30PM - 5:30PM

Concurrent Session: Neo What?: The Role of Neohormones in Reproduction and Lactation (Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, RLC, BSc, CLE, CLD, CCCE)


8:30AM - 9:30AM

Plenary Session: Getting Breastfeeding Right from the Start: Enhancing Maternal and Newborn Competence (Catherine Genna Watson, BS, IBCLC)

9:30AM - 10:00AM


10:00AM - 11:00AM

Plenary Session: Warm Chain of Support for Breastfeeding (Amal Omer-Salim) 

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Plenary Session: A Case for Normalizing First-Hour Hand Expression for All Mothers: Selective Studies Supportive of a Mother-Centric, Volume-Centric Approach to Improving Breastfeeding Outcomes (Jane Morton, MD, FAAP, FABM)

12:00PM - 1:00PM


1:00PM - 2:00PM

Plenary Session: Breastfeeding Policy and Advocacy (Laurence M. Grummer-Strawn, MPA, MA, PhD)

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Plenary Session: Litigation and Lactation: Protecting Breastfeeding in Legal Proceedings (Divorce, Immigration, Custody) (Elizabeth Brooks, JD, IBCLC, FILCA) E-CERP



ILCA is committed to ensuring the lactation community has access to #ILCA19, even in low-resource countries. All prices are in USD. Virtual Conference pricing is based on the same equity pricing model as our annual membership dues:

Category A: Standard/Clinical Members - $165, Students/Supporters - $89, Retired - $66

Category B: Standard/Clinical Members - $32, Students/Supporters - $19, Retired - $13

Category C: Standard/Clinical Members - $8, Students/Supporters - $5, Retired - $4

Category D: Standard/Clinical Members - $4, Students/Supporters - $2, Retired - $2

Non-Member Pricing: $241

Not an ILCA Member? For More Info, Click HERE.

Determine your category by finding your country below. Equity pricing is based on the World Bank Economy Indicators.

CATEGORY A: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Chile, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Palau, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin (French part), Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

CATEGORY B: Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iran (Islamic Rep.), Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, Serbia, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela RB

CATEGORY C: Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, Rep., Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt (Arab Rep.), El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia (Fed. Sts.), Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, São Tomé and Principe, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen (Rep.), Zambia

CATEGORY D: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea, Dem. People's Rep., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Virgin Islands (U.S.), Zimbabwe