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.  This meeting is an opportunity to sit down with your peers and discuss and workshop important issues you're facing, such as staffing and scheduling, billing and contracting, growing future leaders for your center, and more.
🎫 - 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 and 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

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.