Upcoming summit to focus on resilience

October 16, 2018 by  

How Far We’ll Go: a Summit on Resilience is taking place for two days next month in Kitchener. The event is a presentation of The Resilience Project.

There will be a variety of speakers, an update on current research, panel discussions and a number of workshops.

The keynote speaker will be Robbie Gilligan from Trinity College in Dublin. Other speakers and workshop leaders will include Allison Petrozziello, Justin Small and Amanda Snyder from Wilfrid Laurier University. They will be discussing the latest theories about resilience and many other topics of interest.

Guests will be treated to both breakfast and lunches catered by the Morning Glory Café.

Panel discussions will be held on topics such as organizational resilience and building resilience through art. Workshops will cover such matters as mental health promotion, grieving, mindfulness, art activities, and resilience in refugee children and connecting parents.

To help spread the word about events such as this, Kitchener stationery printers will often be asked to provide flyers and brochures.

The summit will be held at the Family Centre from November 15 to 16, running from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Tickets are $50 for both days or $30 each day, while student rates are $35 for two days or $20 each day. To learn more about this event, go to the summit website.