Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q. Who is hosting this conference?
A. This conference is hosted by Alto Films Ltd, the content creation company owned by Toni Harman and Alex Wakeford. Toni and Alex are the filmmakers behind the award-winning documentary MICROBIRTH. Toni and Alex, and their company Alto Films Ltd, are completely independent. We have no affiliations with, and receive no income from, any other organisation or company.
Q. What CE/CPD credits can I get by attending?
A. The organisers have applied for 12 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) or Continuing Education credits for midwives, childbirth educators and doulas.
Contact Hours and CPD credits will be available to be claimed from 14th March 2024.
MEAC – 12 Midwifery CEUs (Pending Approval)
ACM – 12 CPD Endorsed Hours (Pending Approval)
NMC - Accepted as 12 CPD Hours by NMC (Pending Approval)
ICEA – 12 Contact Hours (Pending Approval)
Lamaze International – 12 Contact Hours (Pending Approval)
DONA International - 12 Contact Hours (Pending Approval)
CAPPA – 12 Contact Hours (Pending Approval)
Q. When/how can I claim the CPD/CE credits?
Contact Hours and CPD credits will be available to be claimed for ONE YEAR from 14th March 2024 (three weeks after the live conference ends)
To claim your CPD/CE credits, you will need to:
Watch all presentations - either live during the conference or the recordings which will be available on the Teachable site: https://microbirth.teachable.com
You have to complete the post-session graded test for each session presentation (available on the Teachable site: https://microbirth.teachable.com
- You need to score over 70% in each presentation graded multiple choice test to prove an understanding of the topic discussed.
- All student records may be requested by accrediting organisations to show you have watched all sessions, and completed all the post-session graded tests.
You need to download the certificate - which will be available from 14th March 2024.
Q. How can I log on on the days of the LIVE conference?
A. Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event. However, you cannot share your login details with anyone else. Only one login per email address is allowed.
Q. The timings don't work for me. Can I watch ON-DEMAND?
A. The on-demand recordings will be available immediately after the conference on the event platform (for PREMIUM TICKET holders only).
From 14th March, all the recordings will be available for 12 months to all PREMIUM TICKET holders with within our MICROBIOME COURSES School on Teachable.
However, it’s best to attend live so you can fully participate in all the roundtable discussions, connect live with fellow attendees and enjoy the full immersive interactive experience, but you can watch all the recordings on demand whenever it’s convenient for you during this period of time.
Q. Where will this conference be held?
A. This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices. And please spread the word. We are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. You can simply share the link to this page, and they can register at their convenience.
Q. What are the dates and times of the live conference?
Sat 24th February 2024 9:00am - 5:00pm Pacific Daylight Time PDT
Sun 25th February 2024 9:00am - 5:30pm Pacific Daylight Time PDT
Q. What time is this in other parts of the world?
Check start time in other parts of the world by CLICKING HERE
Q. What time does it start in other parts of the world?
London, United Kingdom: Sat Feb 24, 17:00 / 5:00 pm
Berlin, Germany: Sat Feb 24 18:00 / 6:00 pm
New York City, New York, USA: Sat Feb 24, 12:00 Noon / 12:00 pm
Los Angeles, California, USA: Sat Feb 24, 09:00 / 9:00 am
Melbourne, Australia: Sun Feb 25, 04:00 / 4:00 am
Q. How soon will the recorded speaker sessions be available on-demand?
A. The on-demand recordings will be available for PREMIUM TICKET holders from 14th March 2024. All the recordings will be available for 12 months to all conference attendees within our MICROBIOME COURSES School on Teachable.
Q. Can I sponsor this event?
Absolutely! We are looking for individuals and organisations connected to the birth world who are looking to sponsor this event. We offer tiered pricing to suit all budgets.
Prices start from USD $250 for the SWAG BAG (digital product, a digital sample or flyer) to be distributed to all attendees.
Platinum and Gold level sponsors have a virtual booth in the Exhibit Hall plus other branding opportunities.
For our sponsor pack, click HERE.
To find our sponsor prices, please contact: Toni Harman, Producer/ Director, MICROBIRTH contact us here
Q. How much does it cost to attend?
First 1,000 people = FREE to attend live (Super Early Bird) - Click HERE to register
Premium Tickets = $97 (Super Early Bird) - CLICK HERE to purchase
Concession Tickets (for full-time-students, unemployed or for those from low-income countries option = $37 (Super Early Bird) - CLICK HERE to purchase
Super Early Bird prices are available for a limited time only. Ends 30th November 2023.
Q. Do attendees get a swag bag of digital downloads?
A. Yes! If you sign up to the conference, you will be able to download a swag bag of digital goodies including downloadable PDFs.
Q. Do I need to install any special software?
NO. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.
Q. What if I have another question?
A. For any other questions or nquiries, contact: Toni Harman, Producer/ Director, MICROBIRTH contact us here