About Integrative Fertility Symposium 2021


Healthy Seminars 6th Integrative Fertility Symposium will be again in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The IFSymposium is geared towards Acupuncturists, Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Naturopathic Physicians who have an interest in treating reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.

Integrative Fertility Symposium 2021 - TBA

Virtual Conference

Invest in your practice with the latest research and tools from renowned speakers and leading-edge workshops at Healthy Seminars 6th Integrative Fertility Symposium in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from April 16 to 19, 2020

IFS has established itself as the premier destination conference for acupuncturists, Chinese medicine practitioners and naturopaths who focus on reproductive health issues using an integrative approach.

Register today as the Integrative Fertility Symposium has sold out in advance every year.


Expand your knowledge directly from the experts

Total of 90 plus hours of lectures available and you can earn up to maximum of 26 CEU/PDA/CPD

IFS offers leading-edge workshops and panel discussions on reproductive health (Gynecology, Fertility, Pregnancy and this year, self-care). Learn from TCM Experts, Naturopathic Doctors, Functional Medicine Specialists, neuroscientist and Reproductive Endocrinologists and Urologists on how to optimize fertility naturally, support IVF, and improve live birth outcomes.

Review our speaker line-up here.

Preview our Symposium schedule here.


Collaborate with peers who are passionate and successful in their practice

Nearly 90 percent of the attendees are not from Vancouver and travel long distances to come to the IFS, making it a destination conference. Our attendees are committed to investing in their practices and being leaders in their respective fields.

The IFS2019 program is designed to allow attendees to connect and collaborate throughout the weekend. The exhibitor area, registration and lecture halls are all on one level and we have incorporated nine 30-minute breaks between lectures and serve refreshments in the exhibit area where attendees can learn more about what’s available in the marketplace to help grow their practices. Check out the Top 5 Reasons Why Practitioners Love the Integrative Fertility Symposium.


Visit one of the world’s most beautiful cities at North America’s premier fertility destination conference

Take advantage of the exchange rate with the Canadian dollar, on both your registration fees and travel costs. The central location of the conference in downtown Vancouver is conveniently walking distance to internationally recognized restaurants, shops and entertainment. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the world’s most beautiful and livable cities, bordered by the ocean and mountains.

Register today to save at the discounted early bird rate and secure your place as the Integrative Fertility Symposium has sold out months in advance every year.


Continuing Education Approval CEU/PDA/CPD

There will be concurrent sessions Thursday to Sunday. Since you can only attend one seminar at a time you will only be able to receive hours for what you actually attend during the IFS.

How many PDA/CPD/CEU credits can can I earn?

If you attend all 4 days (pre-symposium + 3 days) then 26 participation hours. If you only attend the 3 day symposium then 20 participation hours. We have over 58 hours of lectures during concurrent sessions. You can only earn CEU/PDA/CPD for classes you attend. We know many of you will be tired after a full day so we have capped our schedule to 7 hours of teaching per day. The good news is we will be offering recordings of all the lectures at a discounted price for those in attendance so you can watch the concurrent lectures you missed.

Continuing education credits will be available for the following governing bodies/associations:

  • California Acupuncture Board
  • Florida Acupuncture Board
  • Texas Acupuncture Board
  • Canada acupuncture boards (British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta)
  • Australia (AACMA)
  • New Zealand (NZRA)
  • BAcC (United Kingdom)
  • AFPA (Ireland)
  • College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) category C
  • Ontario College of Naturopaths
  • Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners (OAND) -
  • California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA)
  • Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians category 2
  • IFS Planning Committee

    • Lorne Brown Dr.TCM, CPA, FABORM (Chair)
    • Katherine Anderson L.Ac, FABORM (ABORM Executive Assistant)
    • Marc Sklar L.Ac, FABORM (ABORM President)
    • Randine Lewis L.Ac, FABORM, PhD
    • Claudia Citkovitz L.Ac, PhD
    • Kali MacIsaac ND
    • Sandro Graca Lic. TCM, FABORM

Schedule of Events 2021

2021 - TBA

Integrative Fertility Symposium

Healthy Seminars 6th Integrative Fertility Symposium will be held exclusively online. The IFSymposium is geared towards Chinese medicine and naturopathic physicians who have an interest in treating reproductive health issues using an integrative approach. IFS 2021 date TBA

Symposium Location

Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC