IFPE’s 28th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

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


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

Dear IFPE Member:
Thank you for your support of IFPE! Please find below information on our upcoming conference and your sneak peak at the conference brochure. You will receive a printed copy in approximately 2 - 3 weeks. If you would like additional copies to share with colleagues, please send an email request to Admin@IFPE.org
We hope to see you in Fort Lauderdale in November!


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.
Distinguished Psychoanalytic Educators


Conference brochure

Conference Location:


Please scroll down for Hotel room reservation information
and our Saturday evening Awards Dinner

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.

Rates below are "Early Bird Rates." Rates increase on September 10th.


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, or 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



If you are interested in sharing a room, please send an email to Admin@IFPE.org with the subject line titled “Roommate Request” and your name, phone number and email contact information will be shared with those who are interested in sharing a room.

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

Thursday Evening, No Host Reception - 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.


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


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