Conference programme for 22 and 23 March 2018

Thursday, 22 March 2018

11.30  Registration and lunch

13.00  Welcome

The value of human milk

13.15  Lactation and milk as a model for scientific research and innovation on diet and health
J. Bruce German (USA) - en

14.00  Breast milk and the first 1000 days 
Laurent Storme (FRA) - fr

14.45  Break

15.15  Leveraging the economic perspective of the value of human milk 
Tricia Johnson (USA) - en

16.00  Share point and question time with the lactation experts - en

16.30  Wrap-up and agenda for next day - en

16.45  Welcome reception

Friday, 23 March 2018

08.00  Registration and coffee

08.30  Welcome

The unique components of human milk

08.45  Understanding the lactating breast at the single-cell level
Alecia-Jane Twigger (GER/AUS) - en

09.30  Breastfeeding, human milk composition and the developmental
origins of asthma in the CHILD cohort
Meghan B. Azad (CAN) - en

10.15  Break

10.45  Share point and question time with the lactation experts - en

Latest recommendations for research based practice

11.15  All tied up: What does the evidence say about tongue tie?
Donna Geddes (AUS) - en

12.00  Lunch

13.15  Close of poster presentations - en

13.30  Poster award - en

13.45  Evidence supporting the use of human milk in neonatal units
Jean-Charles Picaud (FRA) - fr

14.30  Break

15.00  Pharmacology of marijuana and its transfer into human milk
Thomas W. Hale (USA) - en

15.45  Using evidence to design, implement and evaluate a NICU based
lactation programme: the Rush Mothers’ Milk Club as an exemplar
Paula Meier (USA) - en

16.30  Share point and question time with the research experts - en

17.00  Wrap-up and close

17.15  End

Programme may be subject to change

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