The Brain That Changes Itself Conference – October 19th, 2018

Dr. Norman Doidge, author of “The Brain That Changes Itself” and “The Brain’s Way of Healing” is coming to Prince George

dr-norman-doidge-300-2The Prince George Brain Injured Group Society is bringing international best selling author and eminent psychiatrist and researcher, Dr. Norman Doidge, to Prince George for ‘The Brain That Changes Itself’ Conference on October 19th, 2018. The conference is being held in the beautiful Ramada Plaza Hotel. Tickets are $150.00 each, and only 240 tickets are available.

About The Conference

Using astonishing before and after films of people diagnosed with untreatable disorders, Dr. Doidge demonstrates the remarkable potential of neuroplasticity for treating brain injury, and the implications for autistic spectrum disorder, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, learning disorders, dementia, pain, psychiatric disorders, and overall brain health.

This is a golden opportunity to attend a conference that will have a profound effect on professionals and support services who work with individuals and families affected by brain injury and other brain disorders.

Brain Injury Speech BubblesDate and Time
Friday October 19th, 2018
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Location
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham
444 George Street
Prince George, BC V2L 1R6
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About Dr. Norman Doidge

Dr. Norman Doidge, M.D., is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst on faculty at the Departments of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Columbia University, Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and a training and supervising analyst at the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis.

He’s also author of “The Brain That Changes Itself” and “The Brain’s Way of Healing”, works that have earned him international acclaim, two New York Times Bestsellers, and made him a #1 bestseller in Canada and Australia.

Dr. Doidge has lectured by request at Harvard, MIT, Yale, Princeton, the United Nations, the White House, and exceptional institutions of learning in UK, Ireland, China, Germany, Italy, Australia, South Africa, United States and Canada.

“Doidge, an eminent psychiatrist and researcher… describes in fascinating personal narratives how the brain, far from being fixed, has remarkable powers of changing its own structure and compensating for even the most challenging neurological conditions.” – Oliver Sacks, M.D. (author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat)

Bringing a speaker of Dr. Doidge’s calibre to Prince George is a great honour and opportunity. There are only a limited number of tickets available for this incredible event, so prompt purchase is suggested.

Visit Dr. Doidge’s website at http://www.normandoidge.com.

Books By Dr. Norman Doidge

The Brain's Way of Healing
The Brain That Changes Itself Book Cover

Registration

  • Tickets are $150.00 each, and only 240 tickets are available.
  • Please note that an Eventbrite fee is added when registering online.
  • Refunds up to 30 days before event.
  • You may also register by contacting the conference coordinator, Christine Smith, by phone: 250-564-2447 or by email: conference@pgbig.ca

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Special Room Rates Available at the Ramada Plaza

When your travels bring you to Prince George, stay at our Ramada Plaza Prince George hotel in the center of it all. Located near historic George Street, we are connected to the British Columbia Provincial Government Complex and several provincial government buildings, just one block from City Hall and the Provincial Courthouse. Explore our neighborhood’s thriving restaurant scene, including our own Cornerstone Kitchen & Lounge.

The Ramada Plaza hotel in Prince George has blocked off a number of rooms for the event and is offering special rates to conference attendees.
Please use promo code: PG Brain Injured Group – CGPG_0250
Phone: 250-563-0055
Toll Free: 1-800-830-8833
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Conference Sponsorship Opportunity

This is a golden opportunity to sponsor an event that will have a profound effect on professionals and support services who work with individuals and families affected by brain injury and other brain disorders.

There are several ways to support The Brain that Changes Itself conference:

  • Become a conference sponsor (see guide below).
  • Purchase event tickets (individually or by table – table maximum is eight).
  • Make monetary or gift-in-kind donations.

Please Note: Business and charitable donation tax receipts will be issued.

1 Platinum Level Sponsorship Available – $10,000 – Includes:

  • eight tickets to the conference (one table in position of honour)
  • corporate logo and/or name dominantly featured on signage
  • corporate logo and/or name on the front cover of programs
  • corporate logo and/or name on all event advertising
  • corporate logo and/or name on PG BIG website and social media
  • featured as major sponsor on signage at registration desk
  • public acknowledgement and expression of gratitude

1 Gold Level Sponsorship Available – $5,000 – Includes:

  • six tickets to the conference
  • corporate logo and/or name get priority placement on signage
  • corporate logo and/or name on the front cover of programs
  • corporate logo and/or name on all event advertising
  • corporate logo and/or name on PG BIG website and social media
  • featured on signage at registration desk
  • public acknowledgement and expression of gratitude

2 Silver Level Sponsorships Available – $2,500 – Includes:

  • 4 tickets to the conference
  • logo/name on event signage board
  • corporate logo and /or name in program
  • corporate logo and/or name included in event advertising
  • corporate logo and/or name on PG BIG website and social media
  • public acknowledgement and expression of gratitude

3 Bronze Level Sponsorships Available – $1,000 – Includes:

  • 2 tickets to the conference
  • logo/name on event sign board
  • corporate logo and /or name in program
  • corporate logo and/or name on event website
  • public acknowledgement and expression of gratitude

Friends of PG BIG Sponsorship (sponsor a survivor) – $150.00 – Includes:

  • logo and/or name on program leaflet
  • public acknowledgement and expression of gratitude

For More Information or to Become a Sponsor

Please contact the conference coordinator:
Christine Smith
Phone: 250-564-2447
Email: conference@pgbig.ca