LamazeLIVE! 2024
Educators and Birth Professionals

Save the Date for LamazeLIVE! 2024

Mark your calendars! Lamaze International’s premier childbirth education conference, LamazeLIVE!, will take place March 7-8, 2024, at Tinkham Veale University Center at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA!

Additional details are forthcoming.

Share Your Expertise at LamazeLIVE!

Lamaze International is currently accepting speaker proposals for poster presentations. The deadline to submit your proposal for a poster presentation is October 31, 2023 at 11:59 pm EDT. Applicants will be notified of their submission status by mid-October. 

Proposal Topics

  • Adult education/childbirth education
  • Data/research
  • Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices
  • Breastfeeding/chestfeeding
  • Health Equity
  • Peripartum mental health
  • Childbirth education business development
  • Interventions
  • Postpartum

Special consideration will be given to proposals on the following topics:

  • Supporting postpartum mental health past the 6-week mark
  • LGBTQIA+ inclusive birth work
  • Preparing for pregnancy with a focus on health considerations 
  • Collaborations between doulas and medical professionals

Submission and Review Process

The Conference Planning Committee will carefully review and select presenters based on a variety of factors, including relevance to Lamaze's mission and strategic priorities, quality of application, professional competence of the speaker, and ability to present ideas or information that will broaden the perspective of attendees. Applicants may indicate their interest in presenting a mainstage (general) session or a poster presentation.

Proposal Submission Requirements

Applications must be completed in one sitting. Please be prepared to submit the following with your application:

  • Applicant name
  • Learning objectives
  • Email
  • Teaching style
  • Presenter(s) names and credentials
  • At least two current references that support the presentation (for mainstage sessions)
  • Presentation topic
  • Presenter(s) resume/CV
  • Presentation title
  • Details on previous speaking experiences
  • Presentation duration
  • Abstract background, purpose, methods, results, and conclusion (for poster presentations) 

Submit a Proposal


Please contact us for any questions regarding the application process.