MDPAC 2024 Conference

12:00 PM Jun 21 - 2:00 PM Jun 23, 2024

 

MDPAC 36th Annual Conference 

HYBRID Conference - In Person OR via ZOOM 

 

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The MDPAC Conference Committee is excited to announce that the 2024 Conference will be held at the Kingbridge Centre in King City, Ontario.
 
This distraction-free venue is situated on 113 acres of rolling hills and forested trails providing a resort like feel and an ideal setting for deeper group interactions and breakthrough thinking.
 
Amenities include sauna, steam room, heated pool, fitness room, indoor running track,  volleyball, mountain bikes, horseshoes, bocce ball, badminton, 4 walking paths with areas for contemplation.
 
NOTE: The conference will begin with lunch on Friday, followed by a full day of sessions on Saturday, and a half day on Sunday ending with a luncheon.
 
KINGBRIDGE CENTRE
12750 Jane Street
King City, Toronto, ON L7B 1A3
Tel: 905-833-3086
 
 

Featuring Keynote Presentations by:

Dr. Bill Howatt PhD, EdD, Post Doc UCLA
The Cure to Loneliness & The Coping Crisis

Dr. Daniela Lobo MD, PhD, FRCPC
Understanding the Allure of Technology: Prevention & Treatment of Tech Overuse

Dr. Richard Boyatzis PhD
The Science of Inspiring Learning and Change

Dr. Stan Tatkin PsyD, LMFT
Couples Therapy in Family Medicine: A Practical Guide

Dr. Tom Verny MD, DPsych, DHL (Hon), FRCPC, FAPA
The Embodied Mind: Understanding the Mysteries of Cellular Memory, Consciousness, and Our Bodies

Dr. Karlee Fellner PhD, RPsych (Alberta)
Intergenerational Survivance: Indigenous Wisdoms for Clinical Practice

 

Featuring Workshop Presentations by:

Karen Young, MSW, RSW
Introduction to Narrative Therapy: Making the Most of Every Session

Dr. Harry Zeit MD (MDPAC(C), Certified in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy)
Rediscovering Our Aliveness And Joy: How The Somatic Psychotherapies Can Support Our Recovery From Adversity And Traumatization

Dr. Stan Tatkin PsyD, LMFT
Couples Therapy Techniques


 

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SCHEDULE

 

FRIDAY JUNE 21

10:00 am —12:00pm Check-In

12:00—1:30 Welcome Lunch

1:30—3:00   Keynote: Dr. Bill Howatt

3:00—3:30 Break

3:30—5:00   Keynote: Dr. Daniela Lobo

5:00—6:00 Free Time

6:00—7:00 Reception

 

SATURDAY JUNE 22

7:00—7:45 Yoga/Meditation

8:00—9:00 Breakfast

9:00—10:30  Keynote: Dr. Richard Boyatzis

10:30—11:00 Break

11:00—12:30  Keynote: Dr. Stan Tatkin

12:30—1:30 Lunch

1:30—2:00 Walking Meditation

2:00—3:30 Concurrent Workshops

Workshop A: Introduction to Narrative Therapy: Making the Most of Every Session
Karen Young, MSW, RSW

Workshop B: Rediscovering Our Aliveness And Joy: How The Somatic Psychotherapies Can Support Our Recovery From Adversity And Traumatization
Dr. Harry Zeit MD (MDPAC(C), Certified in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy)

Workshop C: Couples Therapy Techniques
Dr. Stan Tatkin PsyD, LMFT

3:30—4:00 Break

4:00—5:30 Workshops Continue

5:30—6:00 pm Free Time

6:00—7:30 pm MDPAC Dinner (Additional fee for those not staying at Kingbridge Centre)

 

SUNDAY JUNE 23

7:00—7:45 Yoga/Meditation

8:00—9:00 am Breakfast

9:00—10:30 am  Keynote—Dr. Tom Verny

10:30—11:00 Break

11:00—12:30  Keynote—Dr. Karlee Fellner

12:30—2:00 pm  Networking Lunch / Conference Ends

 

 

 


REGISTRATION FEES - See below for inclusions

 

IN PERSON FULL CONFERENCE WITH ACCOMMODATIONS   EARLY BIRD   REGULAR
  By April 15  After April 15
Member with Accommodations for 1 person $1200 $1300
Member with Accommodations for 2 people* $1550 $1650
Non-Member with Accommodations for 1 person $1500 $1600
Non-Member with Accommodations for 2 people* $1750 $1850
Student/Resident with Accommodations for 1 person $1100 $1200
     
IN PERSON FULL CONFERENCE - NO ACCOMMODATIONS**    
Member $550 $600
Non-Member $650 $700
Student/Resident $400 $450
     
SATURDAY DINNER $90 $90
     
VIRTUAL FULL CONFERENCE    
Member $400 $400
Non-Member $500 $500
Student/Resident $100 $100
     
IN PERSON - SINGLE DAY CONFERENCE - NO ACCOMMODATIONS**    
Member - Friday Only $150 $150
Member - Saturday Only $300 $300
Member - Sunday Only $150 $150
Non-Member - Friday Only $175 $175
Non-Member - Saturday Only $350 $350
Non-Member - Sunday Only $175 $175
Student/Resident - Friday Only $125 $125
Student/Resident - Saturday Only $200 $200
Student/Resident - Sunday Only $125 $125
     
VIRTUAL - SINGLE DAY CONFERENCE (you are able to select multiple days)    
Member - Friday Only $100 $100
Member - Saturday Only $200 $200
Member - Sunday Only $100 $100
Non-Member - Friday Only $125 $125
Non-Member - Saturday Only $250 $250
Non-Member - Sunday Only $125 $125
Student/Resident - Friday Only $25 $25
Student/Resident - Saturday Only $50 $50
Student/Resident - Sunday Only $25 $25
     

 

Full Conference In Person fees include attendance at all keynotes and a workshop, as well as breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday, all breaks, lunches on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and Friday’s reception. Full Conference with Accommodations also include dinners on Friday and Saturday.

Friday Only In Person fees include attendance at the keynotes, as well as lunch, break, and reception.

Saturday Only In Person fees include attendance at the keynote and a workshop, as well as breakfast, breaks, and lunch.

Sunday Only In Person fees include attendance at the keynotes, as well as breakfast, break, and lunch.

 

 

* Guests do not attend the conference, however are welcome to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the dining room, and enjoy the facilities.

** These registration categories do not include Saturday’s Dinner. An additional fee of $90 per person applies.

NOTE: All sessions will be recorded and will be available for viewing until December 31 2024.

 


CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. on June 7 2024 and is subject to a $50 administration fee. No refunds after June 7, 2024. No show - full fee.

E-Mail refund requests to: info@mdpac.ca 


ACCREDITATION 

MDPAC ACCREDITATION - In-Person OR Via Zoom

This program is approved for the following MDPAC credits: 

Friday, June 21, 2024 only - 3 hours Group CE credits - no CCI
Saturday, June 22, 2024 only - 6 hours and 1 hour CCI (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
Sunday, June 23, 2024 only - 3 hours Group CE credits - no CCI

If attending all 3 days—June 21-23, 2024 - 12 hours MDPAC Group CE credits for the 3 days and 2 hours of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours). 

 

CFPC ACCREDITATION

This one-credit-per-hour Group-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program for up to 12 Mainpro+ credits.

NOTE: For those attending only 1 day, credits will be applied as follows:

  • Friday, June 21, 2024 only - 3 Mainpro+ credits
  • Saturday, June 22, 2024 only - 6 Mainpro+ credits
  • Sunday, June 23, 2024 only - 3 Mainpro+ credits

 

RCPSC ACCREDITATION

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program. You may claim a maximum of 12 MOC Section 1 hours

NOTE: For those attending only 1 day, credits will be applied as follows:

  • Friday, June 21, 2024 only - 3 MOC Section 1 hours
  • Saturday, June 22, 2024 only - 6 MOC Section 1 hours
  • Sunday, June 23, 2024 only - 3 MOC Section 1 hours

 

AMA ACCREDITATION

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at https://edhub.ama-assn.org/pages/about-ama-education .

NOTE: For those attending only 1 day, credits will be applied as follows:

  • Friday, June 21, 2024 only - 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Saturday, June 22, 2024 only - 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Sunday, June 23, 2024 only - 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

 


 

Registration

1. FULL CONFERENCE WITH ACCOMMODATIONS
Member - Full Conference with Accommodations $1300.00Register now
INCLUDES: Accommodations on Friday and Saturday Night, Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception and Dinner; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop, and Dinner, Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and LunchThis registration type is restricted to members.
Member - Full Conference with Accommodations & Guest* $1650.00Register now
INCLUDES: Accommodations on Friday and Saturday Night for 2 People, Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception and Dinner; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop, and Dinner, Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and LunchThis registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member - Full Conference with Accommodations $1600.00Register now
INCLUDES: Accommodations on Friday and Saturday Night, Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception and Dinner; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop, and Dinner. Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and Lunch
Non-Member - Full Conference with Accommodations & Guest* $1850.00Register now
INCLUDES: Accommodations on Friday and Saturday Night for 2 People, Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception and Dinner; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop, and Dinner. Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and Lunch
Student/Resident - Full Conference with Accommodations $1200.00Register now
INCLUDES: Accommodations on Friday and Saturday Night, Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception and Dinner; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop, and Dinner. Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and Lunch
2. FULL CONFERENCE - NO ACCOMMODATIONS
Member - Full Conference (No Accommodations) ** $600.00Register now
INCLUDES: Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop. Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and LunchThis registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member - Full Conference (No Accommodations)** $700.00Register now
INCLUDES: Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop; Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and Lunch
Student/Resident - Full Conference (No Accommodations)** $450.00Register now
INCLUDES: Friday - Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and Reception; Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop; Sunday - Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and Lunch
3. FULL CONFERENCE - VIRTUAL
Member - Full Conference (Virtual) $400.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member - Full Conference (Virtual) $500.00Register now
Student/Resident- Full Conference (Virtual) $100.00Register now
4. IN PERSON - SINGLE DAY CONFERENCE - NO ACCOMMODATIONS
Member - Friday Only (No Accommodations)** $150.00Register now
INCLUDES: Friday - 2 Keynotes, Break, ReceptionThis registration type is restricted to members.
Member - Saturday Only (No Accommodations)** $300.00Register now
INCLUDES: Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop (Dinner Extra Fee)This registration type is restricted to members.
Member - Sunday Only (No Accommodations) $150.00Register now
INCLUDES: Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and LunchThis registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member - Friday Only (No Accommodations)** $175.00Register now
INCLUDES: Lunch, Break, 2 Keynotes, Reception
Non-Member - Saturday Only (No Accommodations)** $350.00Register now
INCLUDES: Saturday - Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop (Dinner Extra Fee)
Non-Member - Sunday Only (No Accommodations) $175.00Register now
INCLUDES: Breakfast, Break, 2 Keynotes and Lunch
Student/Resident - Friday Only (No Accommodations)** $125.00Register now
INCLUDES: Friday Lunch, 2 Keynotes, Break and ReceptionThis registration type is restricted to members.
Student/Resident - Saturday Only (No Accommodations)** $200.00Register now
INCLUDES: Saturday Breakfast, 2 Breaks, 2 Keynotes, Workshop (Dinner Extra Fee)This registration type is restricted to members.
Student/Resident - Sunday Only (No Accommodations) $125.00Register now
INCLUDES: Sunday Breakfast, 2 Keynotes, Break and LunchThis registration type is restricted to members.
5. VIRTUAL - SINGLE DAY
Member - Friday Only (Virtual) $100.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Member - Saturday Only (Virtual) $200.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Member - Sunday Only (Virtual) $100.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member - Friday Only (Virtual) $125.00Register now
Non-Member - Saturday Only (Virtual) $250.00Register now
Non-Member - Sunday Only (Virtual) $125.00Register now
Student/Resident- Friday Only (Virtual) $25.00Register now
Student/Resident- Saturday Only (Virtual) $50.00Register now
Student/Resident- Sunday Only (Virtual) $25.00Register now
SATURDAY DINNER
Saturday Dinner Only $90.00Register now
Includes dinner for 1 person only on Saturday

 

 

 Click below to view the programs of previous conferences:

2022 Conference Program

2021 Conference Program

2020 Conference Program

2019 Conference Program

2018 Conference Program

 


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