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Human Milk Institute Symposium 2024 - HMI'24

A Shared Vision for Human Milk: Synergizing Research, Clinical Care, and Equitable Access

March 18/19, 2024

Scripps Seaside Forum
8610 Kennel Way
La Jolla, CA 92037


Registration is limited to 250 attendees. Make sure you secure your spot early. -- There will be no on-site registration.


Registration closes on March 12, 2024 at 11:59 pm.


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View of Scripps Pier


For the 2nd HMI Symposium, we have developed a two-day program filled with exciting research and discoveries, personal perspectives, and lively discussions.


Explore the program

View of auditorium with agenda

Opening Keynote

The breastfeeding paradox: Evolving science, competing values and conflicting interests

Nigel Rollins, MD
Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing
World Health Organization (WHO)

Dr. Rollins headshot photo with WHO entrance in the background


Once a year, HMI invites world leaders in human milk research and application to La Jolla, California, to share their latest insights and discoveries and discuss the future of the field.


Meet our invited speakers

photos of all speakers
Entrance to Scripps Seaside Forum


The Robert Paine Scripps Seaside Forum offers a tasteful blend of function and style. With an unparalleled waterfront location, modern facilities, and award-winning architecture, this stunning venue steps from La Jolla Shores offers the ideal setting for our vibrant HMI Symposium.


Information about Venue, Parking & Accommodations

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