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Heart-Mind 2019 Conference

Heart Mind 2019: The Art and Science of Calm features the latest science and practice related to cultivating calm and balance in our lives – at home, school and in our community. In this one-day experiential conference, presenters will explore evidence-informed ways to support children and youth in a fast-paced world and share practical strategies that fit into our daily routines to reduce stress and promote well-being.  Participants will experience the calming effects of mindfulness, nature, music, Indigenous knowledge, human connection, and more, while connecting with like-minded and like-hearted people. Learn, laugh and be calm!

Maria LeRose returns as Conference Moderator. Keynote presenters include Marc Brackett, Carl Honoré, Susan Kaiser-Greenland, Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Lorna Williams, and Scott Sampson.

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LOCATION: Magee Secondary School, 6360 Maple St.,Vancouver, BC V6M 4M2 

DATE + TIME:

Friday October 25th

Registration and Breakfast: 7:30am-8:30am

Conference Program: 8:30am-4:30pm

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

7:15 Registration & Breakfast
8:30  Welcome from Conference Moderator MARIA LeROSE
8:45  Traditional welcome from SHANE POINTE
8:52 Welcome from DLC President & CEO FIONA DOUGLAS-CRAMPTON
9:05 Opening Activity
9:20 CARL HONORÉ: The Slow Revolution
10:00 MIDMORNING BREAK
10:30 SCOTT SAMPSON: Video Presentation - How to Raise A Wild Child
10:55 SUSAN KAISER GREENLAND: Everyday Freedom
11:30 LORNA WILLIAMS: Kat'il'a: Learning Stillness and Peace
12:00 LUNCH
Sound Healing Session in library with FARHAD KHAN
1:00  JOHN TYLER BINFET: B.A.R.K. Video - Dogs and Calm
1:25 UNIVERSITY HILL SECONDARY STUDENTS: Brain Study Spotlight
1:50 KIMBERLY SCHONERT-REICHL: Helping Children find Calm in Uncalm Times
2:20 MIKAELA HUDSON: How to get calm (with a little help from your phone)
2:30 MIDAFTERNOON BREAK
3:00 Digital Detox Dialogue with MARIA LeROSE, Developmental Researcher JENNIFER SHAPKA, and FEATURED GUESTS
3:25  MARC BRACKETT: Permission To Feel ‘Calm'–and All Other Emotions to Achieve Optimum Well-being and Success
4:15- 4:30 Closing Activity
4:30 - 5:00 Book sales & signings

 

HEART-MIND 2019 IS PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH VANCOUVER SCHOOL BOARD.

 

 

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