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The Value of the summit

– participate in conversations about health with experts and healers
– meet like-minded community who care about health and wellbeing
– experience healthy living and professional development workshops          
– build life leadership and empowerment skills 
– learn evidence-based and non-traditional health solutions 
– join a community of individuals passionate about healthy lifestyle 

Expert-led inclusive and interactive dialogues and workshops

summit faculty- Jay Ingram

Our Emcee for the Summit 2019 was Jay Ingram; a Canadian broadcasting legend, author, public speaker and science communicator.

summit faculty- Crystal Phillips

Summit 2019 Keynote was Crystal Phillips; a former National Level Speed Skater and now Executive Director of the Branch Out Neurological Foundation.

The Whole Human Summit

Bringing cutting edge health and wellness science, to our everyday lives.

Thank you to our past partners and sponsors!

As with most events, we could not do this without the support of incredible brands and parters like these! 

What is Whole human summit?

A series of events that follow the Whole Human Foundation philosophy of unleashing evidence-based health knowledge. The event features health leaders who are at the forefront of innovation in mental wellbeing, microbiome and genetic research, and the future of medicine as well as coaches for yoga/breathwork/leadership/life skills.

Our Purpose:

We want to create a space with experts and early adopters alike to share emerging wisdom about the human mind and body. In a world full of noise about wellness and healing, Whole Human Summit events are informed, encouraging, and nuanced explorations into the frontiers of health.

Who’s it for?

We welcome health innovators, wellness entrepreneurs, scientists, physicians, and every individual who shares our curiosity and appreciation of health and wellbeing.

Calling all students and emerging leaders! We value inclusivity and our Summit was founded on the principle of participation between diverse minds. Creating a space for students and emerging leaders to attend is a part of that commitment, and we are delighted to offer a 25% discount for students and emerging leaders. Please email info@wholehumanfoundation.org for more information.

EXPERT INSIGHTS

Glean industry-leading insights from health and wellness pioneers so you can live your best life.

ACTIONABLE TAKEAWAYS

Take home a list of actionable takeaways that you can personalize to your lifestyle.

INNOVATIVE EXPERIENCES

Share a mix of inspirational, analytical and introspective experiences with like-minds.

NETWORK OPPORTUNITIES

Make new connections with leaders in healthcare and a tribe of wellness warriors.

Hit the like, follow, comment or even hit that subscribe button (don’t forget to hit the bell on YouTube for notifications when we post new videos), it’s all in the name of being a symbol for and encouraging conversation around health & wellness!

You are invited to create a space with experts and early adopters alike to share emerging wisdom about the human mind and body. In a world full of noise about wellness and healing, Whole Human Summit is an informed, encouraging, and nuanced exploration into the frontiers of health.

Our events are thoughtfully curated by Summit co-founder Pamela Lincez, PhD, and expert advisors who follow the Whole Human Foundation philosophy of unleashing evidence-based health knowledge. 

Whole Human Summit 2019 focused on solution-building across sectors as a part of our collective journey of understanding the multitude of ways we can optimize our health and wellbeing – from the genetic code written by our DNA through to our state of mind. The transformative discussions and discoveries facilitated at the workshops will transcend beyond the Summit itself as we continue to unearth life-changing insights emanating from the leading edge of science. To view the schedule featuring Summit Faculty, who are at the forefront of innovation in mental wellbeing, microbiome and genetic research, and the future of medicine visit here.

Whether you are a health innovator, wellness entrepreneur, scientist, physician, or someone who lives with complex health problems in their daily life, join our Summit events, where we will integrate and build upon perspectives on health and wellbeing.

Summit 2019 AGENDA

DAY 1: Dialogues @ The Improv Centre, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

A jam-packed day guiding us on taking an integrated approach to our whole health map; sharing tactics and tools for preventing disease and living well; exploring healing from within – unlocking our internal compass to wellbeing; and looking at evolved conversations in mental wellbeing in science and technology.

Speakers & Panelists will include:

  • Dr. Brett Finlay, Microbiologist & Author, the Whole-Body Microbiome & Let them Eat Dirt.
  • Dr. Lois Nahirney, CEO of DNAPower & SkinDNA Canada.
  • Dr. David Harper, author of BioDiet, the Scientifically Proven, Ketogenic Way to Lose Weight and Improve your Health.
  • Special Keynote addressCrystal Phillips, former National Level Speed Skater and now Executive Director of the Branch Out Neurological Foundation
  • Emcee, Jay Ingram, a Canadian broadcasting legend, author, public speaker and science communicator.

See a full list of Day #1 Speakers here.

Day 2: Conversations

@ The Improv Centre, Granville Island Theatre District

The conversation events of the day, featuring experienced hosts and panelists, will use the unpanel structure, an open sourced panel format that incorporate deeper audience engagement, interaction and learning.

These are the topics we’ll explore:

  • Culture Shifting Medicine
  • Medicinal Plants for Healing
  • Myth-busting the Immune System
  • Lunch
  • Paths to Personal and Group Resilience – Hosted by Blair Kaplan, Founder, I Am Resilient Project
  • Nutrition for Optimal Health
  • Advances in Fundamental Wellbeing

Sessions

@ Various Granville Island Locations

These special limited capacity sessions* will take place at different locations and times throughout the day, providing a forum for Summit participants to engage in deep conversations, experience new states of being and learn new self-actualization skills. These sessions will include:

  • Conscious, Connected Breathwork with Edward Dangerfield
  • Value-based leadership with Kristin Constable
  • Modo Yoga with Kristy Soper
  • Integrating Sex and Gender into Research with SCWIST

WHAT TO BRING

Take along your favourite water bottle, a notebook, your business cards. On Day 2 workshop day, we recommend comfortable shoes and stretchy clothing.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Professional video and photography will be captured on site. By purchasing a ticket, you agree that these photos may be used in future marketing materials.

Acknowledgement

We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather to exchange knowledge and build community is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (TsleilWaututh) Nations.

We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather to share knowledge and build community is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (TsleilWaututh) Nations.