Event Programme

  • BEFORE Important dates
  • Day 0 Wednesday, September 22nd 2021
  • Day 1 Thursday, September 23rd 2021
  • Day 2 Friday, September 24th, 2021
  • Main hall
1. March 2021– Abstract submission opens
1. March 2021 – Registration opens
7. May 2021 – Deadline for abstract submission
1. June 2021 – Notification on abstract acceptance
1. July 2021 – Deadline for early bird registration
  • Main hall
13:00 - 16:00Meeting of Nordic breastfeeding committeeEirberg
17:00 - 18:30Welcome drinks at Reykjavik City HallReykjavík City hall

Opening of the conference

  • Main hall
08:00 - 09:00Registration

Sign in.
Coffee, tea and refreshments will be available

09:00 - 09:15Opening of conference By Hulda Sigurlína Þórðardóttir, Chair of conference committee
09:30 - 11:30Key note lectures By Amy Brown

Is he good? How messages around infant routines can damage breastfeeding 

Coffee break between 10:15-10:30.

11:30 - 12:00Mindfulness and wellbeing By Helena Bragadóttir

Introduction to Mindfulness

10-20 minute wellbeing exercise

12:00 - 13:00Lunch at Vox Restaurant

Lunch at Vox restaurant at Hilton Nordica

13:00 - 13:20Entertainment By Bjartur Guðmundsson

Energy speech

13:30 - 15:30Lectures – Session 2 By Hallfríður Kristín Jónsdóttir, Sonja Magnúsdóttir & Inger

Hallfríður Kristín JónsdóttirThe effectiveness of midwives and nurses support on the rate and length of breastfeeding- systematic review

Sonja MagnúsdóttirTethered Oral Tissues: effects on breastfeeding and beyond

Inger

15:30 - 16:00Break
16:00 - 17:00Lectures – Session 2 – Continued By Coming soon

Hulda LínaBreast exercises

18:30 - 21:00Dinner at Perlan Restaurant

Nature exhibition and the Ice Cave open to participants

  • Main hall
08:30 - 08:50Entertainment By Edda Björgvins

Starting the morning with Edda Björgvins

09:00 - 10:30Key note lectures By Amy Brown

Breastfeeding and mental health: supporting mothers who have not met their breastfeeding goals

10:30 - 11:00Break
11:00 - 13:00Lectures – Session 3 By Coming soon

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13:00 - 14:00Lunch at Vox Restaurant

Lunch at Vox restaurant at Hilton Nordica

14:00 - 14:15Entertainment By Halldór Smárason

Music by Halldór Smárason

14:15 - 15:15Lectures – Session 4 By Coming soon

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15:15 - 15:45Break
15:45 - 16:30Conference Summary and Panel Talks By Amy Brown
16:00 - 16:30Final panel