15 - 16 March, 2019 
Philips Avent Scientific 
Symposium 2019

Proven and practical 
approaches to breastfeeding; 
from hospital to home 

Event details



The Scientific Symposium will take place from Friday the 15th of March to Saturday the 16th of March 2019.



CME accreditation is pending. All participants will receive a certificate of attendance.



The program of the Philips Avent Scientific Symposium will consist of plenary meetings, workshops, a poster session and conference dinner.


Day 1, Friday 15th of March 2019

A half day of plenary meetings and workshops to discuss the latest thinking on breastfeeding ending with a conference dinner in the evening.


Enabling optimal breastfeeding within the care system

Understanding the latest insights into birth practices, the role health care professionals play in impacting breastfeeding, and care centered around the family home


Day 2, Saturday 16th of March 2019

A full day of panel discussions, plenary meetings and a poster session to explore the science of breastfeeding.


Optimizing NICU care environment to support breast milk rate outcomes

Learn about the latest insights into bonding and digital solutions for pre-term babies and their mums which can help promote healthy breastfeeding practices and overcoming feeding challenges


Global insights in breastfeeding programs and the role of health care professionals

Supporting breastfeeding rates through a multidisciplinary network of professionals which can help facilitate hospital to home transitions easier