La Leche League Area and Affiliate Conferences
What Are Area and Affiliate Conferences?
Every profession sponsors conferences at which participants can learn from each other as well as speakers. Outside sessions they network, share experiences and gain new ideas for tackling their day-to-day concerns. Well, parenting is our most important profession and you can go to conferences, too! Each of the conferences listed below is designed specifically for parents, those who are breastfeeding and those who are exploring the later years of childhood. The hotel halls are filled with babies, mothers, dads and older children. The playrooms resound with laughter and toddlers play happily on the floor in session rooms. Come to a conference designed to enhance your parenting skills! Call the number listed for further information and registration materials or call LLLI at 847-519-7730 and ask for Ext. 218.
Some LLL Areas also sponsor Health Professional Seminars or Continuing Education days with content geared to health care professionals in the field of lactation.
Upcoming 2014-15 Events
Click on a listing below for further information about some of the Area or Affiliate Conferences coming up--themes, featured speakers, and special features of the conferences, etc. Conferences sponsored by Divisions or Areas outside the USA are often listed on their Web sites, though they are welcome to let us know about them and list them here, as well. Visit the Group Web Index to look for these conferences.
LLL of Latin America Regional Conferences
November 2-4, 2014. International Management Symposium for Leaders and Administrators. Hotel Monte Campana, Costa Rica. Spanish/English translators available. For more information, contact Cecily at CecilyHarkins@gmail.com
November 5, 2014. International Area Network Meetings. Hotel Monte Campana, Costa Rica. Spanish/English translators available. Open to all Leaders. For more information, contact Cecily at CecilyHarkins@gmail.com.
LLL of Wisconsin Continuing Education Day
November 7, 2014. “Assessment and Treatment of Tongue-Tie, Lip-Tie, and Suck Dysfunction.” Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Park Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Featuring Dr. Larry Kotlow, DDS, and Dr. Allison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST, RCST. For more information, contact Samantha at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.lllofwi.org/events.
LLL of New York Breastfeeding and Parenting Conference
November 7-9, 2014. "MotherLLLy Language of Love." Comfort Inn and Suites-Airport, Syracuse, New York, USA. Featuring Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC. For more information, contact Jennifer at email@example.com or go to http://www.lllnyconference.org/.
LLL of Maine and New Hampshire Area Conference
November 8, 2014. "Celebrating the Family." New Franklin School, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Featured speaker Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA. For more information contact Aimee at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to http://menhconference.org.
Ligue La Leche (French-speaking Canada) Symposium for Professionals
November 20, 2014. Hotel-Auberge Universel. Montreal, Quebec. Featuring Melissa Cole, IBCLC, RLC. For more information contact Mylene at email@example.com or go to http://www.allaitement.ca/services/evenements/symposium2014/.
LLL France Professional Day
April 1, 2015. La Cite des Sciences La Vilette. Paris, France. Open to Leaders and parents. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
LLL of Southern California/Nevada Area Network Conference
May 22-24, 2015. Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, Newport Beach, California USA. For more information go to http://www.lalecheleaguescnv.org.
Ligue La Leche Congress for Families
June 13, 2015. College Jean de Breubeuf. Montreal, Quebec. For more information, contact Mylene at email@example.com or go to http://allaitement.ca/services/evenements/congres-2015/.
LLL Alumnae Association Trip
November 5-9, 2015. Charleston, South Carolina USA. Active Leaders and former Leaders invited. Planned group activities and gatherings to be announced. For more information, contact Fran at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have information on an LLL Conference not listed here, or additional information about any of the conferences that you would like to include here, please contact us. The LLL ITNetwork relies on local Area or Affiliate staff for current information.