Program


Highlights

Registration includes:

  1. three full days of conference presentations and happenings, breakfast, lunch and two breaks each day, and a dinner reception on Wednesday night.
  2. Reception storytelling performance by Donna Washington, a multiple award-winning performer and recording artist
  3. Keynote address by Shannon Cohen, inspirational speaker and co-founder of Sisters Who lead
  4. 10 panel presentations
  5. One Poster Extravaganza w/ Round tables
  6. Two concurrent workshop opportunities
  7. Three concurrent discussion sessions

Presentations and discussions on:

  1. Exploring our roots: Nestle boycott, Innocenti Declaration, Breastfeeding Friendly Hospitals, Mother to mother support
  2. Storytelling
  3. Responding to disasters and emergencies
  4. Responding to complexities and vulnerabilities: homelessness, substance abuse, violence, incarceration, surrogacy and adoption
  5. Actions related to racial equity and justice ,
  6. Maternal emotional experiences
  7. Human milk expression, pumping and sharing
  8. Feminist frameworks and perspectives
  9. Breastfeeding research methods
  10. Exploring diversity of experiences: Latinx, Asian, Malaysian, African, Australian, American, First Nations, African-American
  11. Transforming organizations: universities, workplaces, child care, WIC, health care
  12. State of the Science
  13. World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action on advancing the Global Agenda
  14. The economics of breastfeeding and maternal labor
  15. The realities and ethics of technology
  16. Gender and sexuality perspectives and influences
  17. Writing good case studies for publication
  18. USBC on advancing racial equity, policy and legislation
  19. The Code and Conflict of Interest
  20. Improving peer and professional support

Click here to download the full Agenda

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