IFPE’s 28th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

We are happy to share that our venue, Lago Mar resort and club, has reopened, and sustained no structure or water damage from hurricane irma. we know many were less fortunate. We hope you will join us for ifpe's conference, Time. 

  Image Credit:  from Wild Strawberries (1957): Bergman & Swedenborg


Image Credit: 
from Wild Strawberries (1957): Bergman & Swedenborg


fort lauderdale, florida

lago mar resort and club

november 9 - 11, 2017



Alison Bechdel
Hans W. Loewald Memorial Award 

Dana Amir, Ph.D. and Linda B. Sherby, Ph.D., ABPP
Distinguished Psychoanalytic Educators




Daily Program Schedule

Detailed Conference listing and presentation Descriptions

If you would like to receive a copy of the Conference Brochure, 
Please email Our Administrator, Lois Ehrlich:


Conference Location:


Please scroll down for Hotel room reservation information, our Saturday evening Awards Dinner, Conference Registration form, online payment Options, advertising opportunity, and SEFAPP's Sunday morning "Martin Bergmann's Last Interview" event following the IFPE Conference.

Fort Lauderdale is famous for its beaches, arts, and culture. Lago Mar Resort and Club has the largest private beach in Fort Lauderdale (and not to be confused with Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach.)



Online registration: Please use the down arrow to display all types of registration.

Please email proof/verification for non-profit, government, and student rate to Admin@IFPE.org, if paying online.

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable for those scheduled to present at the conference.

Please choose date:

Never been to an IFPE Conference before?  This introductory "one day rate” @ $175.00 is solely for the purpose of allowing newcomers to sample a day of an IFPE conference, in this way you can sample the experience of IFPE’s unique and inclusive conference space. Please download the form, or use the online payment button.  2017 Conference "One Day" Registration for First Timers. 

Please allow 7 - 10 days for email confirmation. Thank you!

Lago Mar Resort and Club
1700 South Ocean Lane, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Room Reservations:
Our group hotel rate is $185.00 per night (plus local fees and taxes) for an Executive Suite. This rate is available from 11/5 to 11/14, based on availability. Room reservations may be made by calling 855-209-5677.

use the link below and insert the Group Code:  1711INTERF for the $185.00 rate. Please use the “request section” to indicate bed type, if you have a preference.

Room Reservation Link:  Group Code:  1711INTERF



Thursday Eve, 11/9, No Host Reception, Ticket for Your Guest

Thursday Evening, No Host Reception - Ticket for Your Guest - Admittance is included with your conference registration. You may bring a guest(s) @ $25 each. Please use the registration form to purchase No Host Reception tickets, or the online payment, if you would like to bring a guest with you to the Thursday evening event.


AWARDS DINNER - Saturday, November 11th, 8:00 - 10:00 p.M.

We hope you will join us at our Awards Dinner on
Saturday, November 11th, as we celebrate our awardees,
Alison Bechdel, Dana Amir, Linda Sherby, and IFPE’s 28th conference.

The $90 dinner rate includes salad, entrée, dessert, a glass of wine, coffee/tea,
taxes and gratuity.

Please register early, as space is limited.
This event will sell out prior to the conference.

Please specify your choice of Entrée and Salad for the Awards Dinner for each person registering:
SALAD Choices:
[    ]  Garden Salad, mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, shredded carrot, olives, balsamic vinaigrette
[    ]  Roasted Beets Salad, gorgonzola spread, candied hazelnut crumbs, mixed greens, raspberry vinaigrette
ENTRÉE Choices:
[    ]  Lemon - Thyme Roasted Chicken Breast, saffron risotto cake, braised greens, tomato au jus
[    ]  Wild Mushroom Ravioli, balsamic portobella, charred baby peppers, kale, roasted cherry tomato, creamy marsala wine sauce

Saturday Awards Dinner - $90 per person. Please select entree

Ad Size Options

Click here for specifications
The option to place an ad and purchase promotional space in the Conference Program and Membership Directory could include submitting an ad for your practice or group practice, a service, your organization, your publication or upcoming publication, an upcoming conference or event, a congratulatory note, or an announcement. Ads are printed in full-color.
They are printed on only one side of the paper, if you wish to include a form or coupon offer.


Save the Date:

Sunday, November 12th
(at Lago Mar, on Sunday morning after the IFPE conference)

The Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology
is pleased to present:

Martin Bergmann's Last Interview

Speaker: Donna Bentolila, Ph.D., LCSW

10:00am - 1:30pm (registration at 9:30)
Location: Lago Mar Resort and Club
Continental Breakfast included.

CE's will be available for this program through SEFAPP.

For more information and registration, please click on the link below: 



Questions? Please contact our Administrator, Lois Ehrlich: Admin@IFPE.org or call 310-694-3463