Five Day Program at a Glance

Please note: Further details of the final program will be posted on this site as they become available

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Any potential participant for the 2 day Conference will be entitled to submit a proposal for the 'Brief Papers' component of the main Conference.

To submit a Brief Paper, Poster or Symposium proposal,

Venues

August 16-20, 2023

The pre conference workshops, on Wednesday August 16th, and Thursday August 17th, and the Post Conference Dialogues on Sunday, August 20th, will take place on the seventh floor of the University of Calgary's Faculty of Social Work. 

2500 University Dr NW MacKimmie Tower (MT), Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

The 50th Anniversary Conference Events (including Plenaries, Brief Papers, a Celebratory Dinner, and Collective Gatherings) on Friday August 18th, Saturday and August 19th,  will take place at the Best Western Village Park Inn.

1804 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary, AB T2M 3Y7

To book a room at the Village Park Inn, Click Here

Room price per night: $139.00

Presenters

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Karl Tomm

Presenting in Plenary #1:

Hopes for a Generative Gathering

and in Wednesday Morning Workshop:

IPscope Review and Update

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Laura Fruggeri

Presenting in Plenary #2:

The Generativity Emerging from Therapist's Changing Position and Language

 

and Thursday Morning Workshop:

When the Disquiet is in the Therapist-Client Relationship: the need for an "epistemological competency" in the psychotherapeutic practice

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David Denborough

Presenting in Plenary #3:

Moments of Generative Disquiet from the History of Narrative Therapy

& in Wednesday & Thursday 

Afternoon Workshop:

What Would You Have Done? Stories of Complexity from he Field of Narrative Therapy and Community Work 

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Taimalieutu Kiwi Tamasese

Presenting in Plenary #4:

The World the Families we Serve Live In: Addressing the Socio-Cultural Contexts and Wellbeing

and Thursday Workshops:

 

Ascribing Meaning

and 

Understanding Loneliness and Wellbeing

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Kay Ingamells

Presenting in Wednesday Afternoon Workshop:

What is a Good Question?

and Thursday Afternoon Workshop:

Redeeming your Reputation: An Approach to Stealing and Other Moral Offences

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David Nylund

Presenting in Thursday Morning Workshop:

Relational Therapy with Transgender Youth and Their Families

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Lorraine M. Wright

Presenting in Plenary #1:

From Clinical Skills to Softening Suffering: Bringing forth Love

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Lance Taylor

Presenting in Plenary #3:

Solution Focused Pathways into Generativity

and in Thursday Morning Workshop:

Bringing Forth Wellness within the Solution Focused Framework

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Dan Wulff and Sally St. George

Presenting in Plenary #4:

Families as Nested within Socio-Cultural Discourses and Larger Systems

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Charles Waldegrave

Presenting in Plenary #4:

The World the Families we Serve Live In: Addressing the Socio-Cultural Contexts and Wellbeing

and Thursday Workshops:

 

Ascribing Meaning

 

and 

Understanding Loneliness and Wellbeing

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David Epston

Presenting in Wednesday Afternoon Workshop:

What is a Good Question?

and Thursday Afternoon Workshop:

Redeeming your Reputation: An Approach to Stealing and Other Moral Offences

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Shannon McIntosh

Presenting in Wednesday Afternoon Workshop:

Working with Families Struggling with High Discrepancy: Therapeutic Practices to Traverse
Relational Disquiet

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Sheila McNamee

Presenting in Plenary #2:

Dissing Quiet: On the Generativity of Raising (other) Voices

& in Wednesday & Thursday Afternoon Workshop:

Resources for Dialogic Coordination within Relational Disquiet

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Stephen Madigan

Presenting in Plenary #3:

Letter to a Next Generation of Therapists

and in Thursday Morning Workshop:

Relationships are Relational...

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Kyriaki 

Polychroni

Presenting in Plenary #4:

Here-and-There: Inner and Outer Relational Disquiet

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Monica Mercury

Presenting in Thursday Workshops:

Ascribing Meaning

and 

Understanding Loneliness and Wellbeing

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Joaquín Gaete Silva and Inés Sametband

Presenting in Wednesday Morning Workshop:

'TIPs' to Move from Disquieting Disruption to Generative Participation 

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Tamara Wilson

Presenting in Wednesday Morning Workshop:

IPscope Review and Update

and in Wednesday Afternoon Workshop:

Working with Families Struggling with High Discrepancy: Therapeutic Practices to Traverse
Relational Disquiet

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John Lannamann

Presenting in Plenary #2:

Dissing Quiet: On the Generativity of Raising (other) Voices

& in Wednesday & Thursday Afternoon Workshop:

Resources for Dialogic Coordination within Relational Disquiet

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Cheryl White

Presenting in Plenary #3:

Moments of Generative Disquiet from the History of Narrative Therapy

& in Wednesday & Thursday

Afternoon Workshop:

What Would You Have Done? Stories of Complexity from he Field of Narrative Therapy and Community Work 

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Imelda McCarthy

Presenting in Plenary #4:

At a Crossroads: Some Musings from a Fifth Province

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Tafaoimalo Loudeen Parsons

Presenting in Thursday Workshops:

Ascribing Meaning

and 

Understanding Loneliness and Wellbeing

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Monica Sesma-Vazquez

Presenting in Wednesday Morning Workshop:

Resistance, Reflexivity, and Revelations: What "Disquieting" Moments in Therapy Tell Us About Our Values

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Jeff Chang

Presenting in Wednesday Morning Workshop:

Narrative Work with Children 

and in Wednesday Afternoon Workshop:

Working with Families Struggling with High Discrepancy: Therapeutic Practices to Traverse
Relational Disquiet

Workshop Daily Itineraries

Wednesday, August 16th
Pre Conference Workshops

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Wednesday August 16th 

MORNING WORKSHOPS

(9:00am-12:00pm)

FSW, 7th Floor McKinnie Tower at the University of Calgary

WORKSHOP 1: IPscope Review and Update

Karl Tomm and Tamara Wilson

This introductory workshop is intended for Conference participants who are not yet familiar with the IPscope or who would like to refresh their memories about this relational assessment tool. The Interpersonal Pattern scope (IPscope) focuses on identifying and clarifying patterns of interaction between clients and significant others. Several years ago, Karl and his colleagues developed this model of systemic assessment that distinguishes between Pathologizing Interaction Patterns (PIPs), Healing Interaction Patterns (HIPs), Wellness Interaction Patterns (WIPs), Transforming Interpersonal Patterns (TIPs), and Deteriorating Interpersonal Patterns (DIPs). Recently he and his colleagues have extended this framework to include Socio-Cultural Interpersonal Patterns (SCIPs) and Social Network Interpersonal Patterns (SNIPs) as well. A book on the IPscope was published in May of 2014.

 

Compared to a traditional psychiatric assessment, this systemic approach to assessment is much less pathologizing. Since a PIP exists in the interpersonal space between persons,

labeling or “diagnosing” the PIP has fewer stigmatizing effects on the people involved than diagnosing an individual with a mental disorder. Systemic assessment also provides

guidance for therapeutic interventions. That is, once a particular PIP has been identified as part of a relationship system, a specific HIP can usually be conceptualized as an

antidote to that PIP. Formulating the main PIPs and HIPs in a clinical situation provides an overall map, which helps clinicians initiate TIPs, bring forth HIPs and WIPs, and

avoid DIPs. As a result, therapeutic initiatives for constructive change can become more focused and rigorous.

WORKSHOP 2: 'TIPs' to Move from Disquieting Disruption to Generative Participation 

Joaquin Gaete & Ines Sametband

Caregivers often experience their children’s behavior as highly disruptive, or somewhat wrong. More recently, children often become disruptive not just in terms of what they do, but of what they are – by, say, coming out as gender fluid, or defying parents’ religion, body shapes/weight, food-consumption, and other identity-making preferences.  Parents coming from too different intersecting cultural backgrounds/discourses may experience high discrepancy in how they understand their children’s behaviour and identities.  Responding to disruption has become even more complicated in our current postdisciplinary societies, where various potentially legitimate identities/discourses coexist, and mushroom to the point that even language seems to fall short to ‘pin them down’. As a result, more traditional “disciplinarian” styles of managing (potentially conflictive) difference are becoming problematic and even offensive, leaving many caregivers, educators (and therapists!) at a loss on how to proceed. Drawing from the notion of Transforming Interpersonal Patters (TIPs; Tomm et al., 2014; Gaete et al., 2014; 2020), in this workshop we outline resources to assist therapists in managing “disquieting differences” generatively. First, we will review the potential benefits of deferring immediate evaluation constitutive of experienced disruption (“this is right/wrong”). This will include introducing a series of conversational resources: from Karl Tomm’s classic Internalized Other Interviewing and Reciprocal Reflective Listening to our more recently developed TIPs (e.g., “Co-creating Learnings as Freedoms”, “Legitimizing Constructive Difference”.) Second, we will provide a series of examples showing how therapists may approach these disquieting moments by helping family members distinguish and articulate their positions in ways that are respectful of other members’ views/responses.

WORKSHOP 3: Narrative Work with Children 

Jeff Chang and Alan McLuckie

Abstract coming soon.

WORKSHOP 4: Resistance, Reflexivity, and Revelations: What "Disquieting" Moments in Therapy Tell Us About Our Values 

Monica Sesma-Vazquez

In this pre-conference workshop, participants will engage in a dialogic journey examining and evoking those emotional and uncomfortable moments with family therapy clients. There are instances during therapeutic conversations when we notice something is off, awkward, or problematic. Our bodies now and then react to certain interactions with clients, their behaviours, narratives, or content. We might perceive that what we say, ask, or do provoke “disquiet” in some members of the family. In addition, we could notice interactions among family members in which they verbally or non-verbally communicate emotional “disquiet” among themselves, and sometimes we would react to them. These disquieting moments, that are precious for the therapeutic process, could help us understand what we (or others) are resisting and reacting to, and could be very generative and illuminating. This pre-conference workshop is an invitation to take part in a collective reflectivity exercise in which we will co-create questions and processes to better examine disquieting moments with families with the intention to bring forth those revelations that spark transformational experiences in the therapeutic room. We will be exploring and sharing our personal disquieting moments, join in conversation about how those disquieting moments inform what we value, and how we could welcome the therapeutic system to explore

these values together.

WORKSHOP 5: Topic TBD

Emily Doyle

Abstract coming soon.

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

(1:00pm-4:00pm)

FSW, 7th Floor McKinnie Tower at the University of Calgary

WORKSHOP 6: What is a Good Question?

David Epston and Kay Ingamells

Following from Karl's pioneering papers on his typologies of questions in the mid 1980s and that of Michael White(The Process of Questioning: A Therapy of Literary Merit?, 1989), I have been obsessed with an inquiry of my own: What is a good question? And as well, one of the genres of questions I invented (Haunting From the Future by Friendly Ghosts)  was crystalised in Karl's company at the Calgary Family Therapy Centre in 2004. From then, I, along with my colleague, Kay Ingamells, have been attempting to develop pedagogies to inspire a poetics of inquiry: virtual apprenticeships (see Heath, Carlson and Epston, Reimagining Narrative Therapy through Practice Stories and Autoethnography, 2022) and by real apprenticeships. This workshop will show you videotapes and their transcriptions from various classrooms and will attempt to provide for  you a similar experience of that of our students and workshop attendees. As well, we will have forwarded you some papers ahead of time including Epston, Lakusta and Tomm, Haunting from the Future: a Congenial approach to Parent-Child Conflicts from Epston, Down Under and Up Over: Travels with Narrative Therapy, 2008) for your preparation and interest.

WORKSHOP 7: Resources for Dialogic Coordination within Relational Disquiet

Sheila McNamee and Jack Lannamann​

This workshop will explore resources for generative conversations.   By differentiating monologic forms of conversation from dialogic forms of conversation, we will offer ideas about working in contexts where intransitive conflict frustrates all parties involved.  With a relational understanding of meaning, one that embraces uncertainty, reflexive inquiry, multiplicity, and imagination, the unusual and unexpected aspects of dialogue become central.   This workshop challenges participants to focus attention on these unexpected and sometimes disquieting moments by engaging in a collaborative process of dialogic coordination.   We will explore what dialogic coordination entails for our work with people and communities and how traditional forms of practice can be incorporated.  We will also examine the challenges we confront in our attempts to move beyond conflict as they relate to social justice and power, and related concerns with ethics, morality, responsibility, and accountability.

WORKSHOP 8: Working with Families Struggling with High Discrepancy: Therapeutic Practices to Traverse
Relational Disquiet

Shannon McIntosh, Tamara Wilson, & Jeff Chang

At Calgary Family Therapy Centre we recognize that families seeking our services come with a variety of interpersonal struggles and extraordinary needs. Some of these dynamics are more complex than others, including families who present with highly discrepant views of the precipitants of problems and their remedies. In families navigating a difficult separation or divorce, parents may be in conflict and even repeated litigation about parenting time, vacations and extracurricular activities. These families, labelled “high conflict” in the legal and therapeutic discourse, are difficult to work with and actively avoided. However, we think it is more apt to think of them as “high-discrepancy families.” Given the growing need to support high-discrepancy families with skillful, creative and thoughtful interventions, the CFTC has developed a “therapeutic playbook” that is grounded in our philosophies related to bringing forth generativities within relational disquiet. 

In this workshop, we will present an overview of some of our lived experiences of relational disquiet within ourselves, within the client-therapist relationship, and among family members. We will describe some therapeutic practices and interventions that we have co-constructed over time and have found helpful in restoring peace, collaboration and respect within the whole family system. For example, understanding that children tend to function better when their parents make decisions cooperatively, we will share some strategies to aid in supporting the parent-child relationship, strengthening the co-parenting relationship, and in helping the family to adjust to a new family structure. Through discussion and exercises, we hope to provide practitioners with additional skills and perspectives in working with families whose lives have been disrupted due to highly discrepant existences in their lives. 

WORKSHOP 9: TopicTBD

John Burnham & Alison Roper-Hall

Abstract coming soon.

WORKSHOP 10: What Would You Have Done? Stories of Complexity from the Field of Narrative Therapy and Community 

Work 

Cheryl White & David Denborough

At key moments in the field of narrative therapy and community work, Dulwich Centre has been called upon to respond to some profoundly complex situations. In this workshop, Cheryl White and David Denborough will invite participants to engage with these situations; speculate as to how you might have responded; and then share the steps that were taken and what became possible as a result. Perhaps there will be some moments of disquiet within the workshop … and hopefully generative discussion! 

Thursday August 17th
Pre Conference Workshops

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Thursday August 17th 

MORNING WORKSHOPS

(9:00am-12:00pm)

FSW, 7th Floor McKinnie Tower at the University of Calgary

WORKSHOP 11: Relationships are Relational...

Stephen Madigan

Stephen views couple relationships and relational conflict as relationally imbedded within a myriad of interwoven relational influences the couple relationship is in relationship with like: cultural contexts, laws, norms, structural inequalities, responsibilities, expectations, obligations, power relations, specifications, etc. etc.

Using session videos and unaltered transcripts of his work with couple relationships in Canada, Norway, and America, participants witness a slice of the theory and practice involved with the Vancouver School’s narrative therapy informed Relational Interviewing (NIRI) with conflicted couple relationships.

The primary intention of the workshop is to walk participants through the contextual, political, ideological, and non-individualist relational ecology of the receiving context Stephen receives the conflicted relationship story into and – how he then responds back to the relationship. Where his focus is not to ‘discover’ alternative, dysfunctional, and/or restrained client stories, but to instead, intentionally ‘create’ a relational interviewing context for generative and narratable possibility.

Stephen’s sessions demonstrate the NIRI practice of directly interviewing the relationships historical values and shows how this practice creates a reflective surface to bring forth news of difference. The difference landscape begins to escalate a growing disquiet and tension between the relationships preferred values and practices of these values, and the yet to be discussed (but clearly palpable) experience of relational conflict.

Watching the interviews, participants learn how the relational disquiet of the conflict remains silently present yet slowly transformed as relationship values and practices become more excitable, possible, remembered, embodied, and generative.

WORKSHOP 12: When the Disquiet is in the Therapist-Client Relationship: the Need for an "Epistemological Competency" in the Psychotherapeutic Practice

Laura Fruggeri

Every time therapists can’t make any sense of what is going on in the life of clients and in their encounter with them; when they find themselves in the uncomfortable and barren position of blaming either the client (resistant or too crazy to change) or themselves (not enough competent), they need to practice epistemological competency, namely change lenses in order to see things in a different way, to introduce more novel ways of understanding and doing. In order “to see things in a different way”, therapists need to have access to “different ways of looking”. Yet, the exploration of different perspectives doesn’t come naturally in western cultures which are oriented to the search for “one truth”. Therapists of the western world need to develop such an attitude through a specific training that can educate them to implement complex thinking. The workshop will describe specific epistemological exercises on how “reality” can be explained, described, understood in different ways: 1) Connecting the opposites, that is taking a “both…and” instead of an “either… or…” perspective; 2) Deconstructing the dominant ideas that are usually taken for granted and, as such, might reveal to be oppressive; 3) Providingmultiple 

descriptions of the same phenomenon; 4) Practicing divergent thinking which celebrates novelties and resources instead of traditions and deficiencies; 5) Adopting the notion of “interdependence and coevolution of relational context” which enlarges the view of therapist beyond the therapy room; 6) Acknowledging clients’ subjectivity by distinguishing reasons from solutions. Clinical cases will be discussed.

WORKSHOP 13: Ascribing Meanings & Context

Kiwi Tamasese, Charles Waldegrave, Loudeen Parsons & Monica Mercury

Abstract coming soon. 

WORKSHOP 14: Relational Therapy with Transgender Youth and Their Families

Transgender and gender expansive youth face enormous challenges and risks: school bullying, lack of access to timely health care, mental health difficulties, homelessness, and physical violence for example. These challenges have been fueled in the context of transphobic discourses and the proliferation of anti-trans legislation that target transgender children and adolescents. The key factor that significantly mitigates these risks is parental/caregiver support of their transgender youth. This workshop will demonstrate how the application of Karl Tomm’s IPscope and internalized other interviewing can bring forth parents of trans youth to become more affirming and supportive.

WORKSHOP 15: Bringing Forth Wellness with the Solution Focused Framework 

Lance Taylor

The Solution Focused Brief Therapy model (SFBT) travels well within the framework of the IPscope, with particular relevance to inviting generativity and co-constructing wellness. This workshop will feature:

  •  the combination of listening, questioning and affirmation that is unique to SFBT

  • a thumbnail map for navigating the terrain of client family conversations

  • a solution focused tool set to fit the interactional topography: what opportunities do clients

present and what responses do solution focused interviewers choose to foster conversation

favorable to co-constructing useful difference

The workshop will balance presentation, demonstration and application through hands-on practice.

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

(1:00pm-4:00pm)

FSW, 7th Floor McKinnie Tower at the University of Calgary

WORKSHOP 16: Redeeming your Reputation: An Approach to Stealing and Other Moral Offenses

David Epston and Kay Ingamelis

Early on in my career, I was approached by Youth Aid(Police) to meet with young people who had been found time and time again to steal from family, friends, neighbours and shops. I developed an approach that has been extraordinarily successful over the years, both from informal follow-ups and more formal research. The problem is deferred to  the reputation as a stealer, thief or dishonest person that is a consequence of persistent stealing and a moral dilemma eg. do you want to known as a dishonest or honest person, is forged. This is the trope Cheryl Mattingly has referred to as a 'moral laboratory' as well as 'narrative re-envisioning' in her Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life(2014). The young person gives consent for his family to set 'honesty tests' for him/her in the full knowledge of 'all this who love you and care about you'as well as victims of the stealing. On successful completion of such conclusive hazards, a family/community is convened for the 'honesty party' at which he/she reads aloud their 'honesty speech' in which they testify to their 'change of heart'.  Kay Ingamells will tell of a young man's redemption after 7 year long history of stealing in some detail....

WORKSHOP 17: Resources for Dialogic Coordination within Relational Disquiet

Sheila McNamee and Jack Lannamann​

This workshop will explore resources for generative conversations.   By differentiating monologic forms of conversation from dialogic forms of conversation, we will offer ideas about working in contexts where intransitive conflict frustrates all parties involved.  With a relational understanding of meaning, one that embraces uncertainty, reflexive inquiry, multiplicity, and imagination, the unusual and unexpected aspects of dialogue become central.   This workshop challenges participants to focus attention on these unexpected and sometimes disquieting moments by engaging in a collaborative process of dialogic coordination.   We will explore what dialogic coordination entails for our work with people and communities and how traditional forms of practice can be incorporated.  We will also examine the challenges we confront in our attempts to move beyond conflict as they relate to social justice and power, and related concerns with ethics, morality, responsibility, and accountability.

WORKSHOP 18: Cultural Loneliness and Wellbeing

Kiwi Tamasese, Charles Waldegrave, Loudeen Parsons & Monica Mercury

Abstract coming soon. 

WORKSHOP 19: Topic TBD 

John Burnham 

Abstract coming soon. 

WORKSHOP 20: What Would You Have Done? Stories of Complexity from the Field of Narrative Therapy and Community 

Work 

Cheryl White & David Denborough

At key moments in the field of narrative therapy and community work, Dulwich Centre has been called upon to respond to some profoundly complex situations. In this workshop, Cheryl White and David Denborough will invite participants to engage with these situations; speculate as to how you might have responded; and then share the steps that were taken and what became possible as a result. Perhaps there will be some moments of disquiet within the workshop … and hopefully generative discussion! 

Pre Conference Reception

(7:00pm-9:00pm)

Located at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work. 7th Floor, MacKimmie Tower.

Conference Daily Itineraries

Friday August 18th
Conference Plenaries and Events

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Friday August 18th 

MORNING 

Best Western Village Park Inn

Opening Ceremonies 

8:30-8:50

Plenary 1: Early Influences

9:00-10:40

Karl Tomm

Hopes for a Generative Gathering 

Lorraine M. Wright 

From Clinical Skills to Softening Suffering: Bringing forth Love 

 

John Burnham and Alison Roper-Hall

Title to be announced

 

Round Table Discussions

10:00-10:30

Clarify disquiets and elaborate generativities

Reporting to the Whole

10:30-10:40

A spokesperson from 5 of the round tables (chosen at random) to share key points with the whole group for 2 minutes each (remaining tables share through posters)

Brief Papers, Posters, and Symposiums in multiple 'Theme Rooms'

11:00-12:00

Titles and Presentations to be announced soon

AFTERNOON

Best Western Village Park Inn

Lunch Provided 

12:00-13:00

Plenary 2: Milan Influences

1:00-2:40

 

Jackie Boscolo

Title to be announced

 

Sheila McNamee and Jack Lannamann

Dissing Quiet: On the Generativity of Raising (other) Voices

Laura Fruggeri

The Generativity Emerging from Therapist's Changing Position and Language

Round Table Discussions

14:00-14:30

Clarify disquiets and elaborate generativities

Reporting to the Whole

14:30-14:40

A spokesperson from 5 of the round tables (chosen at random) to share key points with the whole group for 2 minutes each (remaining tables share through posters)

 

Brief Papers, Posters, and Symposiums in multiple 'Theme Rooms'

3:00-4:00

Titles and Presentations to be announced soon

Collective Bringing Forth of Generativities

4:30-5:30

Return to the Main Hall for collective sharing of the day's relational disquiet, heuristic distinctions, generativities, and growing edges

 

Celebratory Dinner

7:00-10:00 

(add on tickets to attend the dinner, in addition to the conference events, are available on the registration page here.)

Saturday August 19th
Conference Plenaries and Events

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Saturday August 19th 

AFTERNOON

Best Western Village Park Inn

Lunch Provided 

12:00-13:00

Plenary 4: Sociocultural Influences

1:00-3:00

Kyriaki Polychroni 

Here-and-There: Inner and Outer Relational Disquiet

Dan Wulff and Sally St. George

Families as Nested within Socio-Cultural Discourses and Larger Systems

Imelda McCarthy 

At a Crossroads: Some Musings from a Fifth Province

 

Kiwi Tamasese and Charles Waldegrave

The World the Families We Serve Live In: Addressing the Social-Cultural Contexts and Wellbeing

Round Table Discussions

14:00-14:30

Clarify disquiets and elaborate generativities

Reporting to the Whole

14:30-15:00

A spokesperson from 5 of the round tables (chosen at random) to share key points with the whole group for 2 minutes each (remaining tables share through posters)

Collective Bringing Forth of Generativities

3:30-5:00

A 'gathering of the whole' for recursive reflections and open sharing

Open Break/ Dinner on your own

7:00-10:00 

Open Reception

20:00-22:00

MORNING 

Best Western Village Park Inn

Plenary 3: Narrative & Solution Focus Influences

9:00-10:40

Lance Taylor

Solution Focused Pathways into Generativity

Cheryl White and David Denborough

Moments of Generative Disquiet from the History of Narrative Therapy

 

Stephen Madigan 

Letter to a Next Generation of Therapists

 

Round Table Discussions

10:00-10:30

Clarify disquiets and elaborate generativities

Reporting to the Whole

10:30-10:40

A spokesperson from 5 of the round tables (chosen at random) to share key points with the whole group for 2 minutes each (remaining tables share through posters)

Brief Papers, Posters, and Symposiums in multiple 'Theme Rooms'

11:00-12:00

Titles and Presentations to be announced soon

Sunday August 20th
Post Conference Dialogues

August 20th, Day 5

U of C Faculty of Social Work

Room FSW 735

Planning to document learnings and enlightenments brought forth during the conference

WHAT LEARNINGS EMERGED?

9:00am-10:40am

​HOW COULD THEY BE DOCUMENTED?

11:00am-12:00pm

~Lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm

 

Explore and Enjoy Calgary!

1:00pm-4:00pm​