The New Zealand Trauma Conference - Ōtautahi | Christchurch
27 February - 1 March 2023
Riccarton Park Function Centre, 165 Racecourse Road, Ōtautahi | Christchurch
Frontiers of Hope
$300 - $1100 + gst - see website for details. Early bird $100 discount ends 31 October 2022
This conference aims to bring world leaders in healing trauma and combine this with profound insights from Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Aims of the conference
- Learn how to prevent trauma from occurring by having the courage to speak up when we know something is not right.
- Learn the latest research around how Positive Childhood experiences can mitigate the effects of trauma.
- Discover the latest neuroscience of how trauma can affect the mind and the body.
- Learn about the latest insights and techniques for healing a wide range of trauma.
- Sir Mark Solomon (Ngāi Tahu), Chair of the Oranga Tamariki Ministerial Advisory Board
- Ed Tronick, PhD, Director of Child Development Unit, Distinguished Professor at University of Massachusetts, Boston and Lecturer at Harvard School of Medicine
- Marilyn Davillier, Co-Director and Curriculum Coordinator for the University of Massachusetts, Boston, Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship Program
- Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and the director of the PTSD research unit at the University of Western Ontario
- Stephen Porges, PhD, Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University
- Sue Carter, PhD, Distinguished University Scientist and Rudy Professor Emerita of Biology at Indiana University and Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia
- Stephen Trzeciak, MD, MPH, physician scientist, professor and chair of medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, and the chief of medicine at Cooper University Health Care
- Robert Sege, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he directs a new Center for Community-engaged Medicine.