National Cribs for Kids Conference

National Cribs for Kids Conference

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Mark your calendars for the 8th National Cribs for Kids Conference, 25 Years – The Power of the Past and the Force of our Future, May 7th through the 10th, 2024. Centered around Community, Equity, Messaging, and Barriers to Change, our conference will bring together passionate experts, advocates, and professionals committed to creating a safer sleep environment for infants everywhere. The decision to maintain our virtual platform allows us to transcend geographical and financial boundaries, ensuring that individuals from diverse backgrounds can join us. Together, we will explore cutting-edge research, innovative community programming, upcoming awareness campaigns, and more as we forge a path toward a future where every child can sleep safely.

Event Details
Date: May 7-10, 2024
Time: 11 AM – 5 PM ET
Virtual Platform

Scroll down below for conference pricing. 

Submit an Abstract

We cordially invite you to contribute to the 8th National Cribs for Kids Conference by submitting abstracts for presentation. This one-of-a-kind Infant Safe Sleep Conference revolves around Equity, Community, Messaging, and Barriers to Change. We welcome abstracts highlighting research findings, successful initiatives, awareness campaigns, and innovative approaches to infant safe sleep. Whether you are an esteemed academic, a dedicated advocate, or a professional with valuable expertise, your insights are invaluable in shaping a safer future for our little ones. Share your knowledge with an audience of fellow change-makers and help foster collaborative efforts toward creating safer sleep for infants. Abstract submissions will be accepted until January 17, 2024, at 5 PM ET.

Important Dates to Remember

Call for Abstracts
Jul. 3, 2023

Deadline for Abstracts
Jan. 17, 2024

Presenter Selection Notification
Before Jan. 31, 2023

Early Bird Registration Opens
Nov. 3, 2023

Early Bird Registration Ends
Feb. 2, 2024

Registration Closes
May 3, 2024

Conference Dates
May 7-10, 2024

Conference Pricing

Early Registration – $250
(November 3, 2023 – March 1, 2024)

Late Registration – $300
(March 1, 2024 – May 3, 2024)

Exhibitor Registration – $500
(Full Conference Registration & Virtual Exhibitor Booth)

Sponsorship Opportunities Available
(Sponsorship Package Breakdown Coming Soon)

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

Continuing Education

Cribs for Kids intends to provide continuing education for the following professions:

  • Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Coroner/M.E.

Nursing Continuing Education

Cribs for Kids and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing are collaborating to provide nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours for the educational activity entitled 7th National Cribs for Kids Conference. Nurses completing the entire activity and the evaluation tool may be awarded a maximum of 19.50 NCPD contact hours. The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • No. You are not required to attend the session you selected at the conference. We are asking that registrants select a break out session for planning purposes. We are using this information to make sure we put each session in the appropriate size room so that there is enough space for all who wish to attend that session.

  • Yes, because this year’s theme is Embracing Technology, we encourage all guests to bring smartphones, tablets, and laptops to use throughout the conference.

  • The dress code of the conference is business casual. Please pack a sweater or a light jacket in case of cooler temperatures for both inside and outside of the venue.

  • Yes, some meals are provided. Breakfast is provided on all three days of the conference (Wed., Thurs., & Fri.). Lunch is provided on Wednesday and Thursday only. Dinner will be provided on Tuesday, Wednesday (with the purchase of a Pittsburgh Pirates ticket), and Thursday night for those who are going to be attending the evening networking events available.

  • Yes, there are multiple networking opportunities throughout the conference. Networking specific events are scheduled for Tuesday evening and Wednesday evening.

    Tuesday Night: Welcome Reception – 17th Floor of the Omni William Penn Hotel

    Wednesday Night: Pittsburgh Pirates Game ($23.00 per ticket), tailgating networking event prior to the game (weather permitting).

    Thursday Night: Cribs for Kids Open House and 20th Anniversary Celebration

  • Yes, continuing education will be provided for various professions.

    1. Social Work – from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
    2. Nursing – from Duquesne University School of Nursing
    3. Coroner – from the PA Coroner’s Association
    4. EMS – from EMS West


Andrea Wilson at or 412-322-5680 ext. 4