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16th Annual Triangle Breasffeeding Alliance Conference-Save the Date

 

Call for Exhibits

Sixteenth Annual Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference

WakeMed Andrews Conference Center
Thursday, April 26 th , 2018

Optimizing Outcomes in Challenging Situations
The planning committee for the 2018 Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference invites you
to submit short descriptions of possible educational exhibits. They can be for community
resources, a discussion of a helpful approach to a problem, research, etc. – anything you would
like to share with your colleagues in the lactation community. Interest to the lactation
community, originality, and/or outcomes are important criteria for selection. Exhibits must be in
compliance with the World Health Organization International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk
Substitutes.
Our 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 submissions will be considered in two areas:
Programs/Projects/Clinical Applications:
Descriptions of innovative programs to promote or support breastfeeding or other projects
related to breastfeeding 
OR
Research:
Descriptions of original investigative research studies related to breastfeeding
Exhibit descriptions 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:
            Author(s):

            Affiliation(s):
            Email address(es):
            Phone number(s):
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 or the floor. Handouts may also simply be
placed on a table. Please tell us what you will provide and what you will need us
to supply.

Please submit an exhibit description no later than midnight on Tuesday, February 20 th ,
2018 to mary_overfield@yahoo.com
You will be notified regarding acceptance by the TBA Conference Planning Committee by
Thursday, March 8 th , 2018.
Presentations will be displayed on Thursday, April 26 th . 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,
lunch and an afternoon break. The exact break times will be sent to you with your confirmation.
Therefore, presentations will need to be displayed and staffed during:
? registration 8:00 – 8:25 AM
? morning breaks
? lunch
? afternoon break
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, a presenter may simply
attend the educational sessions for interest.
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 Exhibits, do not hesitate to contact Mary Overfield by
phone at 919 847-4903 or by email at mary_overfield@yahoo.com


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