Heartbeat International Annual Conference

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Join us in Seattle, Washington | April 14-16, 2020

Conference Format

Heartbeat International understands that different people learn in different ways, and so this year we are incorporating various learning opportunities in order to help you maximize your time at conference. Tuesday (Day 1) of the conference focuses on networking with your peers on focused topics that allow you to “talk shop” on key themes pertinent to ministry life. Wednesday and Thursday (Days 2 and 3) offer both in-depth training sessions and workshops with experts in their field. Pick and choose the conference path best for you to achieve your maximum learning potential!

Tuesday Interactive Networking Day

We kick off our Conference on Tuesday at lunch with 7 PEG Talk presentations (7-minute lessons on stage) on a variety of ministry-related topics. That afternoon, you will have the opportunity to EITHER join one of the presenters to continue the discussion in an interactive session -OR- join your peers in a Roundtable Interactive session on an issue pertinent to you or your pregnancy help organization.

Wednesday & Thursday Training Days

On both Wednesday and Thursday of the Conference, attendees will have the option to select EITHER one of the eight distinctive full-day In-Depth Training Sessions –OR– attendees can choose to mix-and-match topics within the 10 Workshop Tracks. Please note that pre-registration of In-Depth Trainings is required, however pre-registration is not required for those choosing to attend the workshops.

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Who Should Attend the 2020 Heartbeat International Conference?

Heartbeat’s Annual Conference is designed for ministry leaders, staff, board members, and volunteers of life-affirming pregnancy help centers, medical clinics, maternity homes, and non-profit adoption agencies, as well as professionals in the areas of medicine, counseling, social work, and education.

Our conference offers the most dynamic training to equip ministers and empower ministries worldwide in the pregnancy help community through the Largest International Pregnancy Help Conference providing:

  • 5 Unique, Professional Keynote Sessions
  • 7 Inspiring and Practical PEG Talks 
  • 7 Deeper Dive Interactive Sessions
  • 16 Distinctive, Ful-Day In-Depth Training Sessions
  • 60 Workshop Presentations from Ministry Experts
  • 11 Roundtable Interactives
  • delicious attendee meals
  • Unparalleled networking opportunities
  • Personal prayer ministry
  • And much more!

Get the details for our Keynotes, Workshops, and more by clicking here!

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Conference Pricing:

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Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to join us, you may either transfer your registration to a co-worker or friend, or request a refund from Heartbeat International. Refunds may be issued until 12 a.m. EST (midnight) March 6, 2020. A 50% refund is available from 12:01 a.m. EST March 7, 2020 to March 31, 2020. No refunds will be issued past 12:01 a.m. EST April 1, 2020. Method of refund may require transaction fees. All refund or transfer requests must be made in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell Street
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98101

$189/Room night ++

tel:+1 206 973 1234

The Heartbeat-negotiated hotel room block is available. Click here to see pricing and book your room for the 2020 Heartbeat International Annual Conference.

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Tuesday, April 14 - Interactive Networking Day
Use the morning to network with those in the pregnancy help community and explore the exhibit hall and join us for our opening lunch where we'll officially kick off the conference. 

  • Registration and Exhibit Hall
  • Opening Lunch & Peg Talks (7)
    Named for long-time Heartbeat President and former college professor Peggy Hartshorn, Ph.D., each “PEG Talk” is a 7-minute stage presentation introducing a specific concept providing an inspirational message that can live as a stand-alone message and be a preview into an expanded, interactive Deeper Dive session which could follow.
  • Deeper Dive - Interactive Peg Talks Sessions (7)
    Each Deeper Dive session expands upon the topics introduced during the PEG Talk. This 2-hour session will be interactive and provide practical solutions to the problem with a more focused group. 
  • Roundtable Interactive Sessions (11)
    Following the general session, people have the option to join in the 2-hour Deeper Dive sessions -or- choose a Roundtable Interactive Sessions on a particular topic. These discussions are informal and interactive and allow you to network directly with your peers as you discuss important issues within the pregnancy help movement.
  • Parade of Nations - Dinner - Keynote

Wednesday, April 15 - Training Day
Attendees will have the option to select one of the 8 In-Depth Day Trainings held this day  –OR – Attendees can choose three workshops within 10 Workshop Tracks

  • Morning – In-Depth Trainings and Workshops (A-B)
  • Lunch with Keynote
  • Afternoon – In-Depth Trainings and Workshop (C) 
  • Open Afternoon - Great time to visit the Exhibit Hall, join in prayer ministries, and enjoy Seattle!

Thursday, April 16 - Training Day
Attendees will have the option to select one of the 8 In-Depth Day Trainings held this day  –OR – Attendees can choose three workshops within 10 Workshop Tracks

  • Morning Keynote
  • Morning In-Depth Trainings and Workshops (D)    
  • Lunch with Keynote
  • Afternoon In-Depth Trainings and Workshops (E & F)
  • Closing Banquet and Keynote

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Special thank you to our Conference Gold Sponsors! 


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An amazing admiration for our Bronze Sponsors!

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If you are interested in having your organization highlighted at the conference, Conference Sponsorship is a good option for you. Email Andrea Trudden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today for more information.

Order 2019 Conference Recordings

2019 Conference Recordings are available for purchase in our HeartCart. 

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