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Sunday, October 4

5:00pm PDT

Forging a Path Back to Food as Medicine.
Limited Capacity seats available

Uncover the disease reversing benefits of traditional food systems. Learn how to implement these ways of knowing into your kitchen and medicine cabinet so you can reclaim your energy, health and life and together we can heal our lands, our animals and our people.

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Lucy Lyons

MD, Dr-Lucy.com
Dr Lucy is a Vancouver GP, trained in London, UK, with 20 years of clinical experience. Having studied Neuroscience, she has a particular interest in exploration and support of the innate homeostatic mechanisms in the brain and body. She uses mental training exercises and emotional... Read More →
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Nicolette Richer

CEO, Green Moustache Cafes & Richer Health Consulting
Nicolette Richer is a Regenerative Medicine Educator, entrepreneur, author, Doctoral student and speaker. She is a savvy wellness facilitator and a renowned environmental and sustainability expert, with an insatiable desire to learn and educate. Nicolette transforms people with chronic... Read More →

Sunday October 4, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
Sunday, October 18

5:00pm PDT

Healthy Families, Healthy Communities: The Immigrant Experience
Limited Capacity seats available

What is cultural food insecurity? In this talk we'll explore diet and lifestyle challenges faced by immigrants and the impact this has on their health.

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Lucy Lyons

MD, Dr-Lucy.com
Dr Lucy is a Vancouver GP, trained in London, UK, with 20 years of clinical experience. Having studied Neuroscience, she has a particular interest in exploration and support of the innate homeostatic mechanisms in the brain and body. She uses mental training exercises and emotional... Read More →

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Satnam Sekhon

Registered Dietitian, Cookbook Author & Dietitian
Satnam Sekhon is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, member of Dietitians of Canada and UBC Clinical Instructor with Faculty of Land and Food Systems. She has dedicated her professional career in cancer care for over 30 years while actively volunteering... Read More →

Sunday October 18, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
Sunday, October 25

5:00pm PDT

Quiet Leadership: Introverts Within Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you feel like your career path or leadership effectiveness is somehow hindered by your temperament? Are you overlooked for leadership roles because of your quiet nature? Do you feel overshadowed by your gregarious colleagues/competitors? Do you feel pressured to go against your authentic self to get recognized? You're not alone - about 50% of all leaders are introverts, yet our working environments favour the extrovert, the outspoken, bold and assertive. These traits have changed our definition of leadership and altered our assumptions about what good performance looks like. And while many studies have shown introverts are natural-born leaders, many business cultures often make it impossible to thrive. The speaker, Faris Khalifeh, will illustrate how you don't have to be loud to be a great leader, and you can be impactful by being soft-spoken, quiet and gentle. This talk is for extroverts as well, as they can gain valuable insight into the introvert's world, allowing them to understand and work more effectively with their introverted colleagues. Learning objectives: ● Understanding of Quiet Leadership ● Quiet leaders traits and strengths ● Expose some myths ● How to close the communication gap between introverts and extroverts

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Faris Khalifeh

Quiet Leadership Coach, Quiet Leadership
Faris coaches introverts to embrace who they are and leverage their natural strengths. He focuses on helping individuals uncover their authentic self to capitalize on their natural traits and thrive in their professional and personal life. His approach explores personality type... Read More →

Sunday October 25, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
Sunday, November 1

5:00pm PST

Sleep for Health
Limited Capacity seats available

I think that it is pressing for health leaders and the public to know the role of sleep as a root cause for exacerbation or formation of disease. Often symptoms of sleep deprivation manifest as symptoms of other diseases and without addressing sleep deprivation, we start a vicious circle. With stress daily stress, it is easy to link poor sleep to a long week, blush it off and carry on. Yet, the impact of sleep deprivation on the body continues to create damage and allow disease progression. if both healthcare leaders and the public paid attention to sleep, we can work smoothly through early detection towards easier solutions. Often people who had chronic sleep sleeplessness see it as a norm, and at that time solutions involve reframing the mindset and teaching the body that it can sleep again. I see this as the main issue, seeing sleep as an isolated element instead of seeing it as a fundamental human need is #SleepisHealth.
Outline of topics explored in this workshop:
  • The science of sleep and  how sleep works
  • What affects sleep quality
  • 12  ways  sleep improves your life
  • Common sleep myths and facts
  • Current sleep statistics. 
Sleep and Barriers to Health Information
  • Access to sleep information
  • How to widen access to sleep information
  • Recognizing symptoms in getting to the root cause of sleep problems
  • Embracing lifestyle medicine as an alternative to isolated solutions.

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Joselyne John

RN, Sleep Expert, Sleep Is Health
Joselyne helps busy people, who can’t sleep, achieve a healthy sleep cycle through coaching. Joselyne has a variety of workshops and programs specialized to each individual. She was a panellist in the HMC Diversity Mental Health Conference in 2018, has been featured on a nursing... Read More →

Sunday November 1, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm PST
Sunday, November 8

5:00pm PST

The Psychology of Safety: Where Cities and Cybersecurity Collide
Limited Capacity seats available

The ideas of space and location have applications in the complex systems of urban environments and cyberspace. In both the physical and the virtual, the relationship between people and place has the power to allow health to thrive or to threaten it. Together, this group of compelling change-makers, aim to start a multi-faceted and transdisciplinary conversation with Jay Ingram and the Whole Human Summit community about how people can engage with centralized, powerful systems. Whether it’s filled with street addresses or IP addresses, how can we build environments that reclaim the power to promote healthy living for everyone?

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Jay Ingram

Canadian broadcasting legend, author, public speaker and science communicator., Beakerhead
Science broadcaster and writer Jay Ingram was co-host of Discovery Channel's science show, Daily Planet for 16 years. It remains television's only daily hour-long prime-time science and nature news magazine. Jay joined Discovery in 1994 and was instrumental in helping shape the program... Read More →

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Lusungu Kayani

Urban Planner, International Development Practitioner, MUP
Lusungu Kayani is an urban planner and international development practitioner with more than a decade of experience working in international urban development. In the last few years, she has been serving as an urban advisor on health and well-being projects for children and adolescents... Read More →
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Mary Rowe

President, CEO, Canadian Urban Institute
Mary is President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute (www.canurb.org). Animpassioned civic leader with diverse experience in the business, government, not-for-profitand philanthropy sectors in Canada and the US for over 30 years, Mary has been a steadyadvocate and champion for... Read More →
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Jay Taylor

Managing Principal Consultant, Mandiant
Cybersecurity consultant based in San Francisco with extensive experience investigating breaches perpetrated by nation state threat actors and financially-motivated criminals.I am a systems thinker who enjoys translating observed chaos into organized complexity. I am as creative as... Read More →
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Robin Mazumder

Neuroscientist, Public Speaker
Robin Mazumder is doctoral candidate in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Waterloo, where he is studying the psychological impacts of urban design. His research is inspired by his passion for urbanism, his front line experience working as an occupational therapist in... Read More →

Sunday November 8, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm PST
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