5th Biennial International Meaning Conference 2008 (Meaning Conference 2)

Venue: Courtyard by Marriott

Location: Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7, Canada

Event Date/Time: Jul 24, 2008 End Date/Time: Jul 27, 2008
Registration Date: Jul 26, 2008
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 15, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Jul 24, 2008
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Description

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto, Canada.

The main conference theme is:
Living well and dying well: New frontiers in
positive psychology, therapy and spiritual care.

The conference brings together leading
authorities to provide the latest developments in research, intervention and spiritual insight on how to live fully and vitally with the awareness of suffering and death. Professional workshops include logotherapy, humanistic-existential therapy, meaning-centered counseling and narrative therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and expressive therapy. It integrates existential psychology with positive psychology.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:


Thomas Attig, Author of Applied Philosopher, Past President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, currently an adjunct faculty of thanology, King’s College
Roy Baumeister, Professor of Psychology, South Florida University, author of numerous books, such as Meanings in life, Evil, and The Cultural Animal
Robert A. Neimeyer, Dunavant University Professorship in the Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Past President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, and Editor of Death Studies.
Salvatore Maddi, Professor of Psychology and Social Behavaior, University of California at Irvine, and Founder of the Hardiness Institute
Kirk Schneider, a licensed psychologist, an adjunct faculty member at Saybrook Graduate School and the California Institute of Integral Studies, current president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute and editor of Journal of Humanistic Psychology
Paul T. P. Wong, a licensed psychologist, Professor and Chair of Psychology at Tyndale University College, Founder of the International Network on Personal Meaning and the International Society of Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy, architect of the International Conferences on Personal Meaning
Jeffrey Zeig, a licensed psychologist and marriage & family therapist, Founder and Director of Milton H. Erickson Foundation, architect of The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conferences, President of Zeig, Tucker & Theisen behavioral sciences publishers, an invited speaker at major universities and teaching hospitals.
Pamela Wallin, Journalist, television personality, diplomat, and writer. Author of three books and recipient of many honourary doctorates, arguably one of the most recognized faces in Canadian television.
Ernesto Spinelli, a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, professor at Regent's College London, author of various books and texts, journal editor, researcher, and founding member of the International Society for Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy.
William Evans, President, INPM, Associate Professor of Psychology at James Madison University, and a Colonel in the United States Air Force (Air National Guard), serving as a military chaplain
Confirmed invited speakers include:
Grace Akallo, Adam Blatner, Victor Cicirelli, Chris Davis, Grafton Eliason, Kenneth Hart, Marnin Heisel, Mark Landau, Dmitri Leontiev, Israel Orbach, Michael F. Pare, Jordan Peterson, Nancy Reeves, Gary T. Reker, Adrian Tomer, Ryan Niemiec, and H. T. Tseng



Inquiry: pwong@tyndale.ca or 414-226-6620 Ex
6734.
Web address: http://www.meaning.ca
It is hosted by the Psychology Department of Tyndale University College, Toronto www.tyndale.ca
Sponsored by: International Network on Personal
Meaning and the International Society for
Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Venue

475 Yonge St
Toronto
ON M4Y 1X7
Canada
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Additional Information

All attendees from outside North American will enjoy a 40% discount of conference registration fees The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 15 May 2008. prices are in US dollars; however, payments in Canadian dollars by Canadian registrants are accepted at par INPM Members On or before June 1 After June 1 Regular Package $300* $400 Single Day $120 $180 Summer Institute $150 $180 All Inclusive $400** $500 Non-Members On or before June 1 After June 1 Regular Package $375* $475 Single Day $150 $180 Summer Institute $180 $200 All Inclusive $495** $550 Students, Retirees, and Registrants outside North America On or before June 1 After June 1 Regular Package $250* $300 Single Day $100 $120 Summer Institute $120 $150 All Inclusive $350** $400 Miscellaneous Fees Saturday Award Dinner $60 Spousal Fee $60 CEU Credit $40