Program at a Glance

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October 6, 2018

Preconference Meeting - “Breastfeeding and the Mother-Infant Affective Bond”

Session 1. Lactation and maternal infant bonding from basic science

Session 2. Breastfeeding support and maternal mental health

  • Location: Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, 5-1-38 Toyosu, Koto Ward, Tokyo
  • Duration: 10:00 – 16:00
  • Includes lunch and free shuttle bus to Shonan Village
  • Attendees will receive CERPs by IBLCE

October 7, 2018

Preconference Workshops (Shonan Village):

  • Workshop 1. Trials and Tribulations of Forming 'Truly' Evidence-Based Policy
  • Workshop 2. Best Practices for Conducting Human Milk Studies Globally
  • Poster Session 1

Full Conference Schedule (Shonan Village):

October 8, 2018:

  • Session 1. Opening Remarks and Macy-Gyogy Award Recipient Lecture
  • Session 2. Highlights of Human Milk and Lactation Research in Asia
  • Session 3. O'mic Approaches to Human Milk and Infant Outcomes
  • Poster Session 2

October 9, 2018:

  • Session 4.  Maternal Nutrition, Human Milk Composition, and Infant Nutritional Status
  • Session 5. Breastfeeding and Maternal Health
  • Poster Session 3

October 10, 2018:

  • Session 6. Human Milk Banking in the 21st Century
  • Sightseeing and Gala Dinner in Kamakura

October 11, 2018:

  • Session 7.  ISRHML and Family-Larsson Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF) Trainee Expansion Program
  • Session 8.  Scaling up Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Programs Globally: The Role of Complex Adaptive Systems Frameworks