GO DEEPER INTO YOUR BLUE MIND

+ EXPLORE THE INTERSECTION OF WATER AND LIFE

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Join the conversation surrounding your 'brain on water' and dive deep into the true value of keeping it healthy. Practitioners, researchers, wild water advocates and athletes as well as therapists and indigenious peoples will connect the cognitive, emotional, pyschological, social and spiritual benefits of water and explore how it intersects each stage of our lives.

BLUE MIND 7 AGENDA

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

THURSDAY, APRIL 6

University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, Alumni Room, Dreyfus University Center

6pm Reception, Student Union UW- Stevens Point

7pm Blue Mind Keynote, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols

SentryWorld Center, Stevens Point


7:30am Check-In, Coffee + Conversation


          Masters of Ceremony: Bruckner Chase, Professional Endurance Waterman, Ocean Advocate

          and Dr. Wallace J Nichols, Founder Blue Mind Life, Scientist + NYT Bestselling Author


9am Opening Remarks  

         Bazile Panek, youth leader from the Red Cliff Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa

         Toben Lafrancois, Adjunct Asst. Professor of Natural Resources + Philosophy, Northland College


         Barbara Harper, RN, CLD, CCCE, Midwife, Water Birth pioneer


         Curt Carter, Land for Learning Institute, Outdoor Educator, Musician

         Matt Kirsch, PaddleQuest


         Dave + Amy Freeman, Wilderness Explorers + Teachers, 2014 National Geographic

         Adventurers of the Year




         Resurface Film Preview with Dr. Russell Crawford, LPC, NCC, Sunrise Counseling

         Captain Dr. Matt Claybaugh, Marimed Foundation

         Jim Ritterhoff, Force Blue


         John Ruskey (video + statement)

         Jackie Nunez, STRAWS film, Midwestern Premiere


         Hannah Stonehouse Hudson, Photographer + Writer


         Dianne Gray, Board President Elizabeth Kubler Ross Foundation + President of Hospice

         and Healthcare Communications


         Julie Starke, Blue Marbles Project and Starke + Company: Voices for Good

         Sharon Day (invited) Ojibwe Elder


EXHIBITION BY

     In a New Light: Water Photography is Medicine for Teens in Mental Health Treatment,

     Ben Thwaits and Ian Karl, Northwest Passage



7pm Reception and Music - Holiday Inn Convention Center

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Holiday Inn Convention Center - Stevens Point


9am Dr. Wallace J. Nichols presents Go Deeper at the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership

11am A Peace of Mind: Mental Restoration in Urban Outdoor Settings, Kristin Thorleifsdottir, Asst. Professor, School of Human Ecology, UW-Madison

1:45pm Voices of the Namekagon, Alison Mikulyuk, Scientist, WI Department of Natural Resources and Jojin VanWinkle, Fimaker and Visual Artist

2:35 pm Water is Life, Cathy Barbier, Language Arts Teacher, Point of Discovery

School, Stevens Point, WI


3:30 pm Blue Mind Curriculum Workshop



FRIDAY, APRIL 7

Holiday Inn Convention Center - Stevens Point


11:45 am Andrew Fusek Peters keynote, Dip: Wild Swims From the Borderlands




EXTENSION SESSIONS - LAKES PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE (separate registration)

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