From 13 to 15 November this year, the International Babyfood Action Network will host the Third World Breastfeeding Conference and the First World Complementary Feeding Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Additional activities are organized on 11 and 12 November. The languages used at the conference will be English, Spanish and Portuguese.
For more information about the conference, please see the conference website: http://www.enam.org.br/ingles/index.php.
The deadline for submitting proposals for activities (courses, workshops, meetings, roundtables, discussion groups or other events) during or before the conference is 10 March.
Proposals for activities and abstracts need to be categorized in one of the following subject areas (for detailed descriptions see the website):
Infant feeding and the global agenda
Infant feeding in the contemporary context
Ethics, rights and equity in infant feeding issues
Policies and practices to promote, protect and support breastfeeding and healthy complementary feeding
Training and education in breastfeeding and complementary feeding
The deadline for submitting abstracts is 10 May
Abstracts are divided into 2 types: 1) Reports of experiences and 2) Research papers. For details, see the website.