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A gcTraining Professional Development Conference
Dr. Patch Adams
Dr. Lauren Woodhouse
Dr. Tim Pychyl
And Ron Camacho

June 16th, 2008 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
At the Hampton Inn and Conference Centre
200 Coventry Road

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This will sell out fast.
Only 350 seats / 44 tables.

Fee; $395 plus GST
Reserve your own table for 8: $2795 plus GST (save 10%)
Lunch will be provided.

Tired? Stressed out?

Feeling weary?

Too much change in your life?

Here is a breath of fresh air!

A day with Patch Adams, Lauren Woodhouse, Tim Pychyl and Ron Camacho!

We offer a day of fun, laughter, powerful messages and creative thought!

An opportunity to bring your team together, have fun, and return to the office with new energy and a new outlook! There will be lectures, interaction, round-table discussion and lots of participation. Most of all, there will be laughter. It promises to be a day to remember!

Dr. Adams was played by the actor Robin Williams in the movie "Patch Adams",

He is a Medical Doctor; Clown; Performer; Social Activist; Founder and Director of the Gesundheit Institute, a holistic medical community that has provided free medical care to thousands of patients since it began in 1971. Details at www.patchadams.org/speakers/bio-patch_adams.html

"Behind his clown-like persona lies a great deal of wisdom, and it often falls to the court jester to speak the truth that those in power need to hear." Bernie Siegel, M.D.


Also presenting at the event will be Dr. Lauren Woodhouse, renowned Canadian Psychologist and Humorist. Details at www.speakers.ca/woodhouse_lauren.aspx

"Dr. Lauren took a group of weary, stressed out emergency workers and literally breathed life into their souls! We learned so much, yet we were in pain from laughing so hard! Thank you, dear Lauren, from us all!" Civic Campus - The Ottawa Hospital


Dr. Tim Pychyl - A personality psychologist, researcher and award-winning teacher, Tim Pychyl is an expert on personalities, inter-personal dynamics and individual productivity and motivation. As a researcher he has broken new ground in applying personality psychology to real-world situations, and developing tools and approaches that help people to be more productive.

More about Dr. Pychyl at www.thelavinagency.com/canada/timpychyl.html

Find out about his research at www.procrastination.ca .


Ron Camacho - Former Health Care Worker who speaks on Health, Humour and Wellness in the Workplace, Ron will deliver a powerful message with many light and humourous twists. Ron's talk will be on the Work / Life Balance, the juggling act of life.
See www.humourplus.com .

He will also be our Master of Ceremonies for the event.

You will experience the following benefits!

  • Leadership Development Skills
  • Identify and develop leadership qualities from within
  • Importance of placing visionary people in positions of responsibility
  • Improved Interpersonal Communications Skills
  • Team Building
  • Managing an inclusive workforce - understand and respect differences
  • Stress Reduction and Increased Productivity
  • How to use humor to diffuse stressful situations
  • Maximize employee effectiveness through internal motivation and drive
  • Energy and Enthusiasm
  • Confidence and Certainty About The Future
  • Living a healthy life while balancing a demanding career.

Attend the gcTraining Professional Development Event, and experience Finding Joy in Life - Living Each Day to its Fullest!