KID is proud to partner with the Healthy Children Conference + Expo! Produced by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), this one-of-a-kind event combines an in-depth education conference AND an interactive expo floor to get you up close and personal with the experts!HCCE-KID

 Saturday, March 8:  10am – 6pm  ▪  Sunday, March 9:  10am – 4pm

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL

$10 at the door  ▪  $8 in advance  ▪  Children are free

 The Healthy Children Conference + Expo is divided into four distinct show floor areas:

  • Healthy Living – content related to nutrition, fitness, oral health and emotional wellness
  • Safety & Prevention – content related to immunization and all safety-related issues
  • Family Life – content related to health management, family dynamics and parenting
  • Health Issues – content related to conditions facing parents and caregivers

 Leading sessions that might interest you:

  • Bullying: Prevention and Intervention (March 8 at 10:15 – 11:00 AM)
  • Vaccines: Everything You Want to Know but Are Afraid to Ask (March 8 at 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM)
  • My Teen is Driving! How to Keep Him Safe Behind the Wheel (March 8 at 5:00 – 5:45 PM)
  • Home Safe Home: Safety Hazards That May Surprise You (March 9 at 12:15 – 1:15 PM)
  • Concussions in Sports: What’s All the Fuss About? (March 9 at 2:15 – 3:00 PM)
  • Protecting Your Children from Tobacco and Secondhand Smoke: What Every Parent Should Know (March 9 at 2:15 – 3:00 PM)
  • Safe to Sleep: Reducing the Risk of SIDS (March 8 at 1:30 – 2:30 PM)

 PLUS … don’t miss a Safety & Prevention Connection Corner appearance from KID Program Director, Laura Nikolovska and SIDS- IL Executive Director Nancy Maruyama on March 8 at 11:15 – 11:45 AM

 Your admission gains you direct access to:

  • Robust speaker line-up of nationally-respected pediatricians and specialists
  • One-on-one opportunities to meet and ask questions with the experts
  • Interactive product demonstrations from trusted manufacturers and service providers
  • Dynamic expo floor featuring children’s hospitals, parks, retailers, manufacturers, service providers, camps and more
  • Product giveaways and raffles
  • Targeted programming for youth
  • Live, family-friendly cooking lessons
  • Family entertainment
  • Active play zone for children
  • Sessions in English and Spanish
  • Safety and childcare track for parents and childcare providers

 Visit for the complete program line-up and to register!