Conferences, Events, & Training Opportunities
CWA provides this chronological list of in-person workshops, online education, screenings, and conferences addressing a wide range of topics that promote healthy living and support the professional development of WIC employees and other public health professionals. If you have an event that you would like to post, please email Grace Harrelson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please help our small staff by remembering to send any pertinent details and handouts that need to accompany your event posting.
The CDC mPINC Survey
CDC is hosting two identical webinars to share information about our upcoming 2024 mPINC survey. Learn how our survey is being administered, who will be contacted, and more! mPINC team members will be available to answer your questions.
Sign up for one:
Wednesday December 6th at 12pm EST Register here for the Dec 6th webinar.
Tuesday December 12th at 3pm EST Register here for the Dec 12th webinar.
Not able to attend either webinar?
We will be sending out a copy of the slide set through this listserv after our December 12th webinar.
Email us at mPINC@cdc.gov.
A Shared Vision for Human Milk: Synergizing Research, Clinical Care, and Equitable Access
Are you ready for round 2? – The 2nd HMI Symposium (HMI’24) is now open for registration.
The two-day event will once again be held at the stunning Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California, on March 18 and 19, 2024.
The symposium features local, national, and international speakers in seven exciting sessions:
Day 1 – March 18, 2024
- The Power of Human Milk: Lifesaving Support for Small Vulnerable Newborns
- Milk Demystified: Genes, Microbes, and Immunity
- Human Milk at the Intersection of Maternal and Pediatric Therapeutics (MPRINT session)
Day 2 – March 19, 2024
- Breastfeeding and HIV: Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities
- Innovations in Human Milk-Inspired Therapeutics and Diagnostics
- Bridging Care with Donor Human Milk: NICUs and Milk Banks in Sync
- Breastfeeding Together: Closing Gaps, Training the Future, Impacting Communities
Our special guest for the opening keynote lecture will be announced shortly!
Please take advantage of the heavily discounted registration rates for academia, not-for-profit organizations, trainees, and our community members. – Note that registration is limited to 250 participants. Make sure to register early!
Other Continuing Education Resources:
For Vaccine information see: Pregnancy & Vaccinations, Weaving a Safety Net (training video in partnership with UC San Diego and CDPH) and the PPT presentation for this training; Recommended websites for science-based vaccine information; Flu Shot Facts in English and Spanish.
For Breastfeeding Education Events throughout California, see California Breastfeeding Coalition’s Events Calendar
Pre-Recorded and Live Webinars: UC Davis Human Lactation Center
Lactation Conferences & Courses: Berkeley. Evergreen Perinatal Education
Racial Equity Webinar Series: US Breastfeeding Committee