About Integrative Fertility Symposium

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Healthy Seminars 5th Integrative Fertility Symposium will be again in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The IFSymposium is geared toward Chinese medicine and naturopathic physicians who have an interest in treating reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.  The 2019 ABORM exam wil be held in conjuction with the 2019 IFS.  The 2019 ABORM exam is in Vancouver British Columbia Canada on April 25, 2019

Integrative Fertility Symposium

West Meets East and East Meets West

Invest in your practice with the latest research and tools from renowned speakers and leading-edge workshops at Healthy Seminars 5th Integrative Fertility Symposium in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from April 25 to 28, 2019.

IFS2019 has established itself as the premier destination conference for acupuncturists, Chinese medicine practitioners and naturopaths who focus on reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.

Register today as the Integrative Fertility Symposium has sold out months in advance every year.

 

Expand your knowledge directly from the experts

60 plus hours of lectures available and earn up to 26 CEU/PDA/CPD

IFS offers leading-edge workshops and panel discussions on reproductive health (Gynecology, Fertility & Pregnancy). Learn from TCM Experts, Naturopaths, Functional Medicine Specialists and Reproductive Endocrinologists and Urologists on how to optimize fertility naturally, support IVF, and improve live birth outcomes.

Review our speaker line-up here.

Preview our Symposium schedule here.

 

Collaborate with peers who are passionate and successful in their practice

Nearly 90 percent of the attendees are not from Vancouver and travel long distances to come to the IFS, making it a destination conference. Our attendees are committed to investing in their practices and being leaders in their respective fields.

The IFS2018 program is designed to allow attendees to connect and collaborate throughout the weekend. The exhibitor area, registration and lecture halls are all on one level and we have incorporated nine 30-minute breaks between lectures and serve refreshments in the exhibit area where attendees can learn more about what’s available in the marketplace to help grow their practices. Check out the Top 5 Reasons Why Practitioners Love the Integrative Fertility Symposium.

 

Visit one of the world’s most beautiful cities at North America’s premier fertility destination conference

Take advantage of the exchange rate with the Canadian dollar, on both your registration fees and travel costs. The central location of the conference in downtown Vancouver is conveniently walking distance to internationally recognized restaurants, shops and entertainment. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the world’s most beautiful and livable cities, bordered by the ocean and mountains.

Register today to save at the discounted early bird rate and secure your place as the Integrative Fertility Symposium has sold out months in advance every year.

 

Continuing Education Approval CEU/PDA/CPD

There will be concurrent sessions Thursday to Sunday. Since you can only attend one seminar at a time you will only be able to receive hours for what you actually attend during the IFS.

How many PDA/CPD/CEU credits can can I earn?

If you attend all 4 days (pre-symposium + 3 days) then 26 participation hours. If you only attend the 3 day symposium then 20 participation hours. We have over 58 hours of lectures during concurrent sessions. You can only earn CEU/PDA/CPD for classes you attend. We know many of you will be tired after a full day so we have capped our schedule to 7 hour of teaching per day. The good news is we will be offering recordings of all the lectures at a discounted price for those in attendance so you can watch the concurrent lectures you missed.

Continuing education credits will be available for the following governing bodies/associations:

  • NCCAOM
  • California Acupuncture Board
  • ABORM
  • Florida Acupuncture Board
  • Texas Acupuncture Board
  • Canada acupuncture boards (British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta)
  • Australia (AACMA)
  • New Zealand (NZRA)
  • BAcC (United Kingdom)
  • AFPA (Ireland)
  • BC naturopaths  (BCNA) category C
  • Ontario College of Naturopaths
  • Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners (OAND)
  • California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA)
  • IFS Planning Committee

    • Lorne Brown Dr.TCM, CPA, FABORM (co-chair)
    • Katherine Anderson L.Ac, FABORM (ABORM President)
    • Fiona McCulloch R.Ac, ND
    • Claudia Citkovitz L.Ac
    • Kali MacIsaac ND
    • Eric Vander Wal DTCM, MMed
    • Anna Kelly, L.Ac., MD, FAAMA

Schedule of Events 2019

April 25th - Pre-Symposium
April 26th - Symposium Day 1
April 27th - Symposium Day 2
April 28th - Symposium Day 3

Integrative Fertility Symposium

Healthy Seminars 4th Integrative Fertility Symposium will be held again in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The IFSymposium is geared toward Chinese medicine and naturopathic physicians who have an interest in treating reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.  The 2018 ABORM exam is in conjuction with the 2018 IFS.  The ABORM exam wil be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on April 26th, 2018

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Symposium Location

Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Canada

778-861-3826