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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

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.
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
IDFA 2020 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. Attend our 2020 National Conference 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

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.
CDFA Ethics: Anonymous Case Studies
Barbara and Carol Lee explore anonymous case studies and discuss ethical issues to be aware of when working with divorcing clients—and what not to do!
How to Prepare a Successful Analysis
What makes an analysis successful? A successful analysis brings clarity and peace of mind and eventually allows the client to move forward. An analysis must also be easy for anyone to understand no matter their level of financial prowess.
Understanding Business Valuations
Business appraisal reports can appear many times to be complex, full of details and difficult to truly understand but it is the purpose of this presentation to provide clarity to the valuation process and the outcomes.
Industry Trends Shaping Financial Advice in Canada
In this session, we look at how broad industry trends are reshaping the future of financial advice, and how the convergence of a new wealth management landscape is impacting the advice relationship.