Untangling Ankylofrenula: Collaborative Approaches to Best Practice Management

ICAP Conference 2022

September 1-4, 2022


September 1-4, 2022│ Vancouver, Canada

After a great virtual experience during our second conference in October 2021, we cannot wait to meet you again in person in Vancouver, BC, Canada for our next ICAP Conference. The planning committee is hard at work to put together a great program and line-up of speakers. 

Meeting Safely

Our goal is to deliver an exceptional onsite experience. We work with our partners, guests, exhibitors and event staff to produce a seamless, productive, enjoyable and, most importantly, safe conference while carefully adhering to local, provincial and federal public health guidelines. Please check below links to find out about the latest requirements and restrictions when travelling to Canada and attending a conference. Learn more…



Venue & Hotel

The Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel is nestled in the city centre and only a short distance from attractions such as Stanley Park, English Bay, the seawall, Yaletown and Robson Street. Refresh and renew in comfortable hotel rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience beds and floor-to-ceiling windows with city and ocean views. 

Guest Room Booking is available through the registration site.

THIS is WHY you should attend!

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Lasers for the procedure
Dental/Medical products
Continuing education companies
Therapeutic supplies or programs
Companies supporting breastfeeding and maternal health
Orthodontic and myofunctional companies
Companies supporting healthy airways and overall wellbeing
Other companies seeking exposure to influential health care professionals

The Conference is planned as an in-person event. Following current provincial guidelines, you must be fully vaccinated to be able to attend. Proof of vaccination is required.

All sponsors and exhibitors will be subject to approval by the conference organizers. Products and information related to early childhood feeding must comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1981. Organizations whose services and products are appropriately related to the purpose of the ICAP shall be permitted as sponsors, advertisers, or exhibitors.

To make your booking, please click on the button below and complete the application form. All applications received will be acknowledged in writing. Submission of the application implies agreement with the full terms and conditions. The booking deadline is August 1, 2022. 

Conference Planning Committee

Dr. Sharon Smart


Dr. Sharon Smart is a speech pathologist and lecturer in the Curtin School of Allied Health at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. She has worked as a speech pathologist in paediatric feeding and swallowing disorders for over 20 years.  Her research interests are the impact of ankyloglossia on feeding and speech sound production, and paediatric feeding disorders.

Jessica Altemara

Jessica Altemara

United states

Jessica has been invested in helping families struggling with oral restrictions since giving birth to a tongue tied baby in 2005, while working as a La Leche League Leader, birth, and postpartum doula. She earned her IBCLC credential in 2009 and started a private practice in the Triangle area of North Carolina, in the United States. She has worked with multiple practices around the US to initiate an integrative model in multiple geographic areas. 

Dr. Jimmy Chan



Dr. Jimmy Chan completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of British Columbia in 1996. He has a keen interest in the high-tech aspects of dentistry to improve and enhance the well-being of his patients. Dr. Jimmy Chan currently holds Fellowship status in both the Academy of Laser Dentistry and the Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry

Dr. Raymond Tseng

Dr Raymond Tseng

United states

Dr. Raymond Tseng completed his Bachelors of Science (BS), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He also completed a four-year residency/ fellowship in pediatric dentistry and nutrition at the University of North Carolina Hospitals and School of Dentistry. Dr. Ray is adjunct faculty at the UNC Department of Pediatric Dentistry, and serves as the Chair for Children’s Dental Health Programs for the North Carolina Dental Society. 

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ICAP Conference Secretariat
c/o Venue West Conference Services
PO Box 98144, Yaletown RPO
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Z7 Canada
T: +1.604.681.5226
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