Wednesday, October 3

Enhanced NRP Training

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Attend this all-day Enhanced NRP Training to receive certification, and get an in-depth review and hands-on practice of out-of-hospital neonatal resuscitation procedures.  Registrants will be responsible for purchasing their manual separately and completing the online portion prior to the training.

🎫 - Ticket required: $150 Members / $175 Non-Members

Thursday, October 4

Birth Center Directors Network Meeting & Reception

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open only to Birth Center Owners, Clinical Directors, and Administrative Directors
🎫 - Ticket required:  $50 Members / $75 Non-Members


First Timers Orientation

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

An orientation session for first-time attendees (and anyone else who wants to know how to get more out of the conference).


Frontier Nursing University Reception

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hosted by Frontier Nursing University
All alumni, preceptors, faculty, students, and friends of Frontier Nursing University are invited.


CPM Reception

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hosted by Southern Cross Insurance Solutions
All CPMs, those interested in becoming or networking with CPMs are invited.


Welcome Celebration

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us as we continue our tradition of celebrating the families of our local birth centers and the presentation of the AABC Achievement Awards.


Welcome Reception & Exhibit Hall Opening

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Come to the Exhibit Hall to mingle and network at our Welcome Reception, and get your first look at the vendors and poster presentations.

Friday, October 5

Legislative Forum

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

The AABC Legislative Committee will be hosting the Legislative Forum.


Birth Center Tour & Dinner


Join AABC on a tour of the Fort Worth Birthing & Wellness Center and dinner at the birth center.  Dinner and transportation included in ticket cost.  Space is limited.
🎫 - Ticket required:  $50 AABC Members / $65 Non-members

Saturday, October 6

AABC Business Meeting of Members

8:00 AM - 10:15 AM

All members are invited to attend.  Continental breakfast served.


AABC Foundation 2018 Gala to Grow Birth Centers - Boots & Bling

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

We invite you to join us at the 2018 Gala to Grow Birth Centers, the AABC Foundation's annual fundraising event. 
🎫 - Ticket required ($125 before Birth Institute / $150 on-site) 
Click here to purchase your ticket and learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Sunday, October 7

PDR Training Workshop

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Bring your computer to this 3-hour training session and gain hands-on experience with your own data.  The workshop will cover skills both basic and advanced, with a focus on advanced.  
🎫 - Ticket required:  $75 Members / $95 Non-Members


CBA Instructor Training

2:15PM - 5:15PM

Become an approved instructor to administer the in-person skills check for students of AABC’s Certified Birth Assistant training program.
🎫 - Ticket required:  $150 Members / $175 Non-Members


Meet the Boards Reception

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hosted by the boards of the American Association of Birth Centers, the AABC Foundation, and the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers.