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2017 NCLCA Breastfeeding Summit – Practice Pearls of Wisdom
Event # 51411 Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Monday, May 22, 2017
What Can I Expect?
The mission of this summit is to support, connect and grow the community of lactation professionals in NC. Each year the NCLCA Summit brings together lactation consultants from across the state as speakers and participants. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for NC lactation consultants to collaborate, share ideas, mentor each other, and become a cohesive community of health care providers and breastfeeding advocates.
This year, we will focus on creating conversations that further our skills, ethics and regional identity.
Sunday, May 21, 2017 – North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting | 1:30-4:30 PM
Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Dessert Reception 6:30-7:00 PM | & the Pre-Summit Event “Food Sensitivities in the Breastfed Baby: Optimizing Infant Outcome through Maternal Diet” |7:00-9:00 PM
Monday, May 22, 2017 – NCLCA Practice Pearls of Wisdom Summit | 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM
See the full agenda by clicking on the Event Brochure URL below.
The summit is being hosted at the Coastline Convention Center located in historic downtown Wilmington on the banks of the Cape Fear River at 501 Nutt St., Wilmington NC 28401.
Event Brochure | Registration Form
|– Describe breastfeeding advocacy efforts in the State|
|– Define available resources for breastfeeding mothers in individual perinatal regions|
|– Discuss hot topics in clinical lactation practice|
|– Define the ethics of lactation support specifically as they apply to providing support online|
NCLCA Member Conference Fee (Register By May 1): $100.00 (Expires on 5/2/2017)
Non-NCLCA Member Conference Fee (Register by May 1): $120.00 (Expires on 5/2/2017)
Science Fair Participant Fee: $60.00 (Expires on 4/14/2017)
|Session||Date||Check-In||Start Time||End Time||Room Location|
|Pre-Summit Event and Practice Pearls of Wisdom Summit (May 21 & 22)||5/21/2017||6:30 PM||7:00 PM||4:30 PM|
|NCLCA Breastfeeding Summit – Practice Pearls of Wisdom (May 22 ONLY)||5/22/2017||8:00 AM||8:45 AM||4:30 PM|
|Science Fair Participant (May 21 & 22)||5/21/2017||7:00 PM||7:00 PM||4:30 PM|
|Science Fair Participant (May 22 ONLY)||5/21/2017||8:00 AM||8:30 AM||4:30 PM|
For Additional Event Information, Please Contact Paula Bracey At 910-667-9335
Call for Exhibit Abstracts
Fifteenth Annual Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference
WakeMed Andrews Conference Center
Thursday, April 20th, 2017
When The Going Gets Tough …
The Tough Collaborate!
The planning committee for the 2017 Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference invites abstracts of possible educational exhibits. Interest to the lactation community, originality, or outcomes are important criteria for abstract selection. Exhibits must be in compliance with the World Health Organization International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes.
Target audience includes lactation consultants, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, nutritionists, public health staff, childbirth educators, doulas, peer counselors,
Community based breastfeeding support group volunteers and others providing care for mothers, infants and their families.
Exhibit abstracts will be considered in two areas:
Descriptions of innovative programs to promote or support breastfeeding or other projects related to breastfeeding
Descriptions of original investigative research studies related to breastfeeding
Exhibit abstracts are limited to 250 words to describe the breastfeeding resource, research or educational information and must be submitted in English. Please be sure to include the following information (not counted in the 250 word limit):
Title of the exhibit:
Method of display:
Materials may be affixed to a rigid board for display on a tripod or on a display board designed to stand on a table
Please submit an exhibit abstract no later than midnight on Monday, February 13th, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be notified regarding acceptance by the TBA Conference Planning Committee by Wednesday, March 8th, 2017.
Presentations will be displayed on Thursday, April 20th. The venue will be open for set-up at 7:30 AM. The conference begins at 8:00 AM with registration and a continental breakfast held from 8:00 – 8:25 AM. The first speaker will begin at 8:25 AM. There will be two morning breaks from 9:45 -10:00 AM and from 11:00 – 11:10. Lunch will be from 12:10 – 1:15 PM to allow ample time for attendees to visit the presentations and ask questions. There will also be an afternoon break from 2:15 – 2:30 PM.
Therefore, presentations will need to be displayed and staffed during:
There is no fee for exhibiting. As a thank you for presenting, each entry will be awarded breakfast, lunch, and breaks for one presenter. If not requesting credit, presenters may simply attend the educational sessions.
If a presenter wants to receive credit and access to the online handouts, the fee will be $30.00 per presenter. Please note: 100% attendance is required to receive credit.
Details of the conference presentations and the agenda will be available as soon as they are confirmed at www.wakeahec.org
If you have questions about this Call for Abstracts, do not hesitate to contact Mary Overfield by phone at 919 847-4903 or by email at email@example.com