Conference Details


Dates:  Friday 24th & Saturday 25th February 2017  


Venue:  Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre


Address:  58 Waipuna Road, Mt. Wellington, Auckland 1060   





Keynote Speakers

Cathy Watson-Genna  BS, IBCLC

Lisa Sandora MA, CCC-SLP, IBCLC

(See brochure for biographies) 


Conference Program Focus

This two-day workshop establishes a common research based approach for assisting breastfeeding families, utilizing the skill sets of lactation consulting and speech language therapy. The two presenters will explore the research applicable to infant feeding problems and clinical strategies to assist babies to breastfeed. The approach will facilitate teamwork between International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs and Speech Language Therapists (SLTs).



IBLCE CERPS 13.5 for full attendance 

This conference has been approved by the NZ Midwifery Council as a professional activity and has been allocated five (5) professional activity points OR may also count as an "other activity”.


Booking Accommodation

For further information on accommodation bookings at Waipuna Hotel please contact their reservations department:


Direct dial (09) 526 3003



Quote Accommodation code: NZL0217


Delegate Fee

Register before 31 December 2016 to receive early bird discount.   All prices are GST inclusive and shown in $NZ


Earybird                               $380.00

Full fee                                   $430.00

One day                                 $225.00

NZLCA Member rate:   Please provide your current NZLCA and IBLCE Membership Numbers when registering.  Download a NZLCA Membership form if required.



Earlybird                              $450.00

Full fee                                   $500.00

One day                                 $250.00


Conference Contact 

Megan Llewellyn: or Phone +64 211895546


Cancellation & Refund Policy

NZLCA will refund conference fees if one full week's notice of cancellation is given, provided that you notify NZLCA by email: No refund will be provided to those who do not attend and fail to notify NZLCA in advance.

NZLCA reserves the right to amend or cancel this conference in the event of unforeseen circumstances. In such circumstances, every effort will be made to contact participants by email and/or phone in good time, and a full refund of registration fees will be offered but NZLCA will accept no further liability. No refunds will be made for travel expenses incurred in the event that the conference is cancelled.


Sponsorship or Exhibiting

NZLCA welcomes sponsorship from WHO Code (& subsequent, relevant WHA Resolutions) compliant companies. For further information please contact






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