MANA 2015 General Info

Conference Recordings

Recordings of many conference sessions are available for purchase here.

Contact Information 


Exhibits and Advertising: Refer to Exhibits & Sponsorships for the prospectus and application. For more information contact

MANA General Information: (844) 626-2674

Conference Hotel

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town

800 Rio Grande Blvd NW 

Albuquerque, NM 87104


Online reservation here. (Preferred method.)

Reservations Phone: 866-505-7829


Refer to Hotel for details on airport transportation and parking. 

Conference Logo

The Shine logo was created by Jen Fleisher of Charmed Designworks, with support from local and national planning committee members.

Jen is a midwife-in-training precepting with MANA VP Sarita Bennett. She's also a mother, birth doula, and yoga instructor based in Virginia.

 The colors of the logo reflect the warmth and brightness of Albuquerque while "maintaining a bit of craftsmanship and cultural references" in the shape of the sun. "Warmth, brightness and craftsmanship are all qualities of midwives too, so it was a win-win," says Jen.


To receive your Continuing Education Credits, please follow the instructions here.


Find more information on conference registration fees here. Remember to renew your membership or join MANA now to qualify for reduced member-only rates! 

Early Bird Deadline

Discounted Early Bird rates will be available until July 31. Click here to register now with the best rates.


Breakfast and lunch included Friday, Saturday and Sunday with full registration fee. 


Connect with a roommate via the MANA Conference Facebook page.


With support from the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery (FAM), MANA has awarded seven registration scholarships to attend the conference. The application was due July 31.

Student Rate

A discounted conference rate is offered to students. To qualify you must be actively involved in an apprenticeship with a practicing midwife or be attending midwifery school. A letter from your preceptor or school stating this relationship must be included with your registration. 


A $100 fee will be deducted from any registration cancelled before September 30. From September 30 - October 14, the fee will be $150, and no refunds will be offered after October 14. 

Cancellations to Pre-Conference Workshops will result in a $25 cancellation fee if cancelled prior to September 15. After September 15, no refunds will be offered. 

(Albuquerque area midwives called away to attend a birth will receive a partial refund, to be determined based on timing and expenses incurred by MANA, provided they notify the registrar as soon as possible.)


MANA Shine 2015