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The IDFA National Conference is the definitive gathering of financial professionals and others who work in the divorce niche. Thought leaders and industry experts from across North America come together for 2.5 days to discuss advanced divorce topics and learn how to build on their practice and provide better service to their clients.

On-demand recordings of past conferences are available for a fee as individual sessions or a full-conference package. 

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IDFA Conference Packages

2022 IDFA National Conference Series
Join IDFA and our speakers as we investigate issues that are at the forefront of divorce financial planning. Please Note: The conference bonus sessions are not part of this package and are available at an additional fee.
IDFA 2021 Pre-Conference Recorded Sessions
The preconference sessions are “How To Jump Start Your CDFA Practice” by Nancy Hetrick CDFA®, AWMA®, MAFF®. The information packed session will provide you actionable steps to market your practice and see the return on investment you envisioned when you initially got your CDFA designation. The second pre conference session is “Dissecting the Issues that Drive the Analysis” with Karen Sparks, J.D., CDFA®. Join Karen as she leads an extensive case study based on her practice and real life experiences, Take aways include: Tools and processes for client analysis, identifying the key issues and developing the analysis roadmap.
IDFA 2021 Virtual Conference Recordings
The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA®) is the premier national organization dedicated to the certification, education, and promotion of the use of financial professionals in the divorce arena. View our 2021 National Conference recordings to learn from industry leaders on how to grow and improve your practice. Come network with CDFA professionals from the US and Canada and share your passion for eliminating unnecessary financial hardships for your divorcing clients.

IDFA Conference Sessions

2022 IDFA National Conference Series
Join IDFA and our speakers as we investigate issues that are at the forefront of divorce financial planning. Please Note: The conference bonus sessions are not part of this package and are available at an additional fee.
IDFA 2021 Pre-Conference Recorded Sessions
The preconference sessions are “How To Jump Start Your CDFA Practice” by Nancy Hetrick CDFA®, AWMA®, MAFF®. The information packed session will provide you actionable steps to market your practice and see the return on investment you envisioned when you initially got your CDFA designation. The second pre conference session is “Dissecting the Issues that Drive the Analysis” with Karen Sparks, J.D., CDFA®. Join Karen as she leads an extensive case study based on her practice and real life experiences, Take aways include: Tools and processes for client analysis, identifying the key issues and developing the analysis roadmap.
How to Jump Start Your CDFA Practice
This extended session will take a deep-dive into developing a successful niche divorce practice on a shoestring budget in record time. Approved for three and one half (3.5) hours of CDFA Continuing Education credit. This workshop is NOT included in the conference purchase price and must be purchased separately. All times are EASTERN
Lifestyle Analytics
The session will provide an overview of concepts supporting Lifestyle Analytics and examples of application from precedent cases and family code.
Estate Planning and Domestic Contracts
During this session, James and Irina discuss what financial professionals ought to know about estate planning, how it intersects with family law, and the role domestic contracts play in determining how property, support, and other matters should be dealt with upon breakdown of the relationship.
Behavioral Financial Advice and Financial Intelligence
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to apply groundbreaking behavioral finance tools and techniques to improve your clients’ financial decision making and create superior portfolio performance.