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Spinning Babies® 2020 World Confluence

Virtual Confluence

Pre-Conference and Main Conference Only

Oct 16–18, 2020

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For the first time ever, attend confluence online!

You can now attend the Spinning Babies® 2020 World Confluence via Livestream, delivering the expertise you would expect in-person, but with the safety of physical distancing at home. Our Virtual Confluence includes the Pre-Conference event on Informed Consent and Breech Birth and the Main Conference – Physiology First. Our in-person gathering at Caloundra is still expected for our Australian and New Zealand participants at this time. 

Explore informed consent in breech birth, physiological birth practices, and the Spinning Babies® paradigm. Connect with other midwives, doctors, chiropractors, doulas, massage therapists, and childbirth educators. Meet and learn from international speakers and our Approved Trainers. Birth workers at any skill level will get massive value from this conference. You don’t want to miss it!

Pricing & Registration

Online Confluence Registration

*Event may begin on Oct. 15 in some time zones

Cancellation Policy: All refund requests will be charged a $35 fee before July 15, 2020. After July 15, 2020, there will be no refunds.

Substitution Policy: Contact info@spinningbabies.com with your intentions to substitute someone for your ticket. You will be asked to provide your substitute’s name and contact information. Substitutions will be charged a $35 fee and accepted until October 1, 2020. Once payment for substitution fee is received, the substitution registration will be completed through the Spinning Babies® Office.

Frequently Asked Questions

 1. What is a virtual conference?
Attend the conference live from the comfort of your home. Log in to our easy to use virtual event platform, view on-demand presentations, participate in audience Q&A with our presenters, network with attendees, and view the recordings for 30 days after the conference. The virtual conference contains all 24 hours of the conference and pre-conference in Caloundra, Australia plus 32 additional hours of content from Gail Tully and the Spinning Babies® Approved Trainers.

2. Who should attend?
The conference is intended for all birth professionals.

3. What is included with my ticket?
Attendees of the virtual conference receive access to the Pre-conference and 2-day Conference presentations (24 hours or content), plus 32 hours of live and recorded materials from Gail Tully and the Spinning Babies® Approved Trainers. You will also receive our virtual swag bag with gifts and specials from our friends and sponsors.

4. What are the technical requirements needed to participate?
Prior to the start of the conference, you will need to log into the web or mobile app SpotMe and be sure you have a stable internet connection.

5. What happens once I register?
You will receive a confirmation email from info@spinningbabies.com. Watch for additional emails from Spinning Babies® with updates and an invitation to the SpotMe virtual event platform.

6. Will I have access to the recordings and materials?
You will retain access to all materials on SpotMe for 30 days following the conference.

7. How much do I need to pay to register for the virtual conference?
Regular registration for the virtual conference is US$297.

8. What time does the conference start?
The virtual conference begins in Queensland, Australia at 9am (GMT+10) on Friday, October 16, 2020. In some time zones this will be Thursday, October 15, 2020.

9. If I cannot attend anymore, can I get a refund?
Refund requests for virtual registration received before July 15 will be refunded, less a US$35 administrative fee, until July 15, 2020. After July 15, 2020 there will be no refunds.

10. Can someone else take my place if I can no longer attend?
Yes, you may find a substitute to take your place if you are unable to attend. A processing fee of US$35 will be applied at the time of the substitution. Contact info@SpinningBabies.com to request a registration substitution.

11. Can I transfer my in-person ticket to a virtual ticket if I want to attend online instead?
Contact info@SpinningBabies.com to request a ticket transfer.

Online Confluence Schedule

OCT 16–OCT 18, 2020

Friday

Oct 16, 2020
Pre-Conference
Informed Consent and Breech Birth

Keynote Speakers:
Andrew Bisits, MD, Sydney
Bec Jenkinson, BEd Hons, PhD Candidate, Brisbane

Hear from Dr Andrew Bisits, world-renowned breech expert, on safe birth practices and the rights of both the birthing person and baby throughout the process. Dr Bec Jenkinson, creator of The Personalised Alternative Care and Treatment framework, will address a full-spectrum of quality care including meeting challenges of a dynamic setting, common care protocols, and the varied expressions of human needs.

Saturday

OCT 17, 2020
Conference Day 1
Spinning Babies®

Putting physiology before force

Keynote Speaker:
Gail Tully, Midwife and Creator of Spinning Babies®, USA

Anna Maria Rossetti, Midwife, School of the Elemental Art of Midwifery, Italy
Claire Eccleston, Midwife, New Zealand
Jenny Blyth, Author, QLD
Fiona Hallinan, Midwife, VIC
Rhea Williams, Midwife, USA

Gail Tully and the Spinning Babies® Approved Trainers take you far beyond the techniques into physiology first. Experience presentations on various applications of Spinning Babies® in the world, including using Spinning Babies® with an epidural. Finish the evening with a Birthwork Circle led by Jenny Blythe and dancing with Claire Eccleston.

Sunday

OCT 18, 2020
Conference Day 2
Physiological Approach

Where birth and bodywork meet

Keynote Speaker:
Rachel Reed
, Midwife, Brisbane

Susan Steinhardt, Chiropractor, Palmwoods
Andrea Lopez
, Maya Spiritual Healer, QLD
Rob
Rich, Advanced Instructor of Ortho-bionomy, QLD
Jenny Blyth, Author, QLD
Anna Maria Rossetti, Midwife, School of the Elemental Art of Midwifery, Italy

Attend a day of presentations surrounding how birth and bodyworkers can support the body’s own processes, and recognize the body’s innate capacity, to bring forth the baby. Rachel Reed, world renowned speaker and midwife from Brisbane, will share how physiological birth aids the birthing person’s rite of passage. Speakers Andrea Lopez, Rob Rich, and Susan Steinhart will lead sessions on holistic healing therapies, the self-corrective ability of the human body, ortho-bionomy, and baby and body balancing.

Speakers

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Keynote - Gail Tully
Keynote - Gail Tully

Creator of Spinning Babies®, Midwife

Keynote - Bec Jenkinson
Keynote - Bec Jenkinson

BEd Hons, PhD Candidate, Brisbane, Australia

Keynote - Andrew Bisits
Keynote - Andrew Bisits

Director of Obstetrics, Royal Hospital for Women

Keynote - Bec Jenkinson
Keynote - Bec Jenkinson

BEd Hons, PhD Candidate, Brisbane, Australia

Andrea Lopez
Andrea Lopez

Self Care Instructor, Maya Spiritual Healer

Keynote - Andrew Bisits
Keynote - Andrew Bisits

Director of Obstetrics, Royal Hospital for Women

Keynote - Rachel Reed
Keynote - Rachel Reed

Discipline Lead for Midwifery, University of the Sunshine Coast

Andrea Lopez
Andrea Lopez

Self Care Instructor, Maya Spiritual Healer

Susan Steinhardt
Susan Steinhardt

Chiropractor and Owner of Palmwoods Chiropractic Center

Keynote - Rachel Reed
Keynote - Rachel Reed

Discipline Lead for Midwifery, University of the Sunshine Coast

Rob Rich
Rob Rich

Advanced Practitioner and Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy

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Spinning Babies® Approved Trainers

What Others are Saying

This was the best conference I’ve been to in my career.

There hasn’t been anything this big in the birth world for a long time, since Janet Balaskas… nah, this is bigger.

Thank you for the absolutely wonderful beyond words Spinning Babies® Confluence!

Attend In-person

Want to attend the Spinning Babies® 2020 World Confluence in-person? Our in-person gathering at Caloundra is still expected for our Australian and New Zealand participants at this time. 

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