schedule of events

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The Full Schedule will continue to be updated as session and pre-conference event information is confirmed. Check back for updates!

Wednesday, November 3

8 am 12 pm | PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT: 40th Anniversary of the WHO Code: Special Sessions and Workshop (eligible for 4 hours of CE) 

5 - 7 pm | Welcome Reception 
Join your colleagues at the official Welcome Reception of the 26th Annual International Meeting! Enjoy a time of light refreshments (cash bar) as we kick off this year’s meeting (reception included with full meeting registration; guests require separate registration/fee to attend the reception).  

Thursday, November 4

8:15 - 9 am | Breastfeeding Research HIT Parade – 2021 Updates
Arthur Eidelman, MD FABM

9:15 - 10 am | Humanity’s Evolved Nest Provides the Wellness-Informed Pathway to Thriving
Darcia Narvaez, PhD

10:15 - 11:15 am | Posters/Exhibit Break

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Lunch

12:30 - 2 pm | Workshops

2:15 - 3 pm | ABM Clinical Protocol #35: Supporting Breastfeeding during Maternal or Child Hospitalization
Melissa Bartick, MD, Katrina Mitchell, MD IBCLC, and Liliana Simon, MD

3:15 - 4:15 pm | Podium Presentations

4:15 - 5:15 pm | Posters/Exhibit Break

Friday, November 5

8:15 - 9 am | Meghan Azad, PhD

9:15 - 10 am | Kerstin Uvnäs Moberg

10:15 - 11:15 am |Posters/Exhibit Break

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Lunch

12:30 - 2 pm | Workshops

2:15 - 3 pm | ABM Clinical Protocol #1: Hypoglycemia
Nancy Wight, MD IBCLC FABM FAAP

3:15 - 4 pm | ABM Position Statement: Ankyloglossia in Breastfeeding Dyads
Yvonne LeFort, MD FABM

4:15 - 5:15 pm | Posters/Exhibit Break

5:15 - 6 pm | Town Hall

Saturday, November 6

8 - 8:45 am | Founders' Lecture

9 - 9:45 am | Adetola Louis-Jacques, MD

10 - 11 am | Podium Presentations

11:15 am - 12 pm | TBD

12 pm | Meeting Adjourns