2024 Annual Conference (Virtual)

Booking now open

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Booking is now open for this year’s Annual Conference taking place virtually on 20-21 November 2024.

We look forward to welcoming delegates to this year’s two-day conference which will take place online with live and on-demand access.

Poster display: Applications now open 

Applications are open to display a virtual poster on your infant feeding research, initiative or innovation during this year’s event. To be considered, please download the form on this page and submit via email by 5pm Friday 9th August.

Submission requirements

  • Your name, organisation and contact details
  • Abstract title
  • An abstract text of no more than 200 words.


This year’s event features a fantastic line-up of speakers sharing research and updates on inclusive care, infant formula pricing, and more. Speakers include:

  • Shereen Fisher, UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative – Update and overview
  • Laura-Rose Thorogood, LGBT Mummies – Inclusive care
  • Clare Patton, University of Leeds – The implementation of The Code from a human rights framework
  • Natasha Baker, King’s College London – The infant feeding experience and support needs of women with severe mental illness
  • Dr Vicky Sibson, First Steps Nutrition Trust – Formula pricing
  • Sarah Pickford, UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative – Review of the community standards

Further speakers to be announced via our website and news mailings.

Booking and Payment

Pricing for this year’s event includes:

  • Discounted price: £65 per person. For individual places booked before 5pm on 31 July 2024 or groups of 10 or more.
  • Standard price: £75 per person.

Tickets include two days of the live virtual conference as well as on-demand access after the event.

To book 1-9 places, book and pay online here.

To book groups of 10 or more, download the Group Booking Spreadsheet on this page and submit to [email protected] together with a Purchase Order.

Please note we are unable to confirm places or issue an invoice without a copy of a Purchase Order. If an invoice is required by 31 March, our deadline to receive the full booking documentation is Wednesday 20 March and please state this request clearly when sending your paperwork.

Cancellation and substitution policies

  • Cancellations will only be considered in writing and must be received by 6 November – an administration fee of £5 may be charged. No refund will be given after this date.
  • Substitutions: To change the delegate attending, please email with the booking reference and new delegate details by 5pm on Wednesday 13 November.

Find out more

Our conferences bring health professionals and others together to network and hear innovative and challenging presentations on infant feeding and relationship building. To learn more, access a selection of speaker blogs and talks from prior years.

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