Event Schedule

28 Sep, 2019
# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Doors Open ..... 09:45 AM - 10:00 AM
2 MCs Mrs. Diane Lauzon, Mr. Troy MacLean 10.00 AM - 10.15 AM
3 VIP Speeches – MPs, Mayors, City Councillors ..... 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
4 Symposium Begins! Welcome Speech Ven. Bhante Saranapala 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
5 Presentations of Kindful Souvenirs to the VIPs - By Miss. Jenny Kim, Treasurer of “Canada: A Mindful and Kind Nation” ..... 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
6 From Science to Sentience: Moving Beyond Animal Testing Dr. Charu Chandrasekera 11:00 AM - 11:35 AM
7 Walk the Four Quadrants: The Physical, Spiritual, Mental and Emotional Mr. Doug Gray - White Eagle 11:35 AM - 12:15 PM
8 Tai Chi Practice Dr. Cuong Tran 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
9 Kindful Lunch Break ..... 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
10 Neuroscience and Recent Research: Providing a Better Understanding of Our Connectedness to Self, Others and Mother Earth Dr. Mitchell Abrams 01:15 PM - 01:50 PM
11 The Power of Being Mindfully Kindful to Mother Earth Mr. Wayne Mouland 01:50 PM - 02:25 PM
12 Why Mindfulness and Kindness are Essential in the Field of Business Mr. Brian Crombie 02:25 PM - 03:00 PM
13 Group Qi Gong Practice Miss. Jacqueline Chan 03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
14 Kindful Tea Break ..... 03:15 PM - 03:30 PM
15 Kindness and Empathy Mrs. Avis Favaro 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
16 UN, Human Rights and Kindness Dr. Joshua Cooper 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
17 Mental Health and Wellness: A Unique Panel Discussion Ven. Bhante Saranapala, Constable Stephanie Nassis, Constable Amy Boudreau 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
18 Gratitude Speech Mr. Michael Weldon 05:30 PM - 05:45 PM
19 Group Mindfulness Meditation Practice Ven. Bhante Saranapala 05:45 PM - 06:30 PM
20 End & Going home inspired with a heart full of kindfulness! ..... 06:30 PM - 06:30 PM