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Conferences & Workshops

We run a biennial conference and ad-hoc in-person workshops

Upcoming conference info -- see below Basis Workshop Information

Durham Infancy and Sleep Centre 22nd Anniversary Conference

Please join us for a celebration of 20+ years of work at Durham Infancy and Sleep Centre. Several international speakers will be sharing how they've implemented aspects of our research in to practice. Our aim for the conference is to inspire you to use research to make change. 

There are options to attend in person or online

Registration fees:

In person £45 (early bird* £35)

Online £25 (early bird £20)

Book via Event Durham

* Early bird prices end Jan 1st 2022

Speakers and Titles

James McKenna, Univ. Notre Dame - 20 Years of Research-Led Changes 

Prof McKenna will be MC for the conference and wrap up the day by sharing his insights on the past 20 years. 

Janette Westman, Unicef UK BFI - Caring for Babies at Night 

UNICEF UK Baby Friendly guidance and recommendations around the care of babies during the night. 

Kathleen Marinelli, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - Breastfeeding and Bed-sharing 

The latest Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine protocol for clinicians worldwide. 

Kristin Tully, Univ. North Carolina - ‘Couplet Care’ and the 4th Trimester 

An innovative new approach to mother-baby care for US post-natal wards. 

Jeanine Young, Univ. Sunshine Coast - Reducing preventable sleep-related infant death in priority populations 

The role of evidence-based responsive and practical public health strategies.