2013 Conference Schedule

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   Thursday

September 19th

9:00am  - 4:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop

Clinical Safety for Aromatherapy:  The Way Forward 
* (6 CE Hrs)      A (5.5 CNE Hrs)

Speaker:  Robert Tisserand

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration


Friday

September 20th

7:00 am - 8:15 am

Kundalini Yoga - Cold Depression
** (1.25 CE Hrs)     A (1.25 CNE Hrs)

Presenter:  Nancy C. Graves MBA,  CA

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wellness Expo

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome
Speaker:  Bev Day, MBA, CFE, RA - President of AIA

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Keynote:  Working at the Coalface:
Expanding clinical aromatherapy through research-informed practice
*** (1.25 CE Hrs)    A (1.25 CNE Hrs)
Speaker:  Rhiannon Lewis (formerly Harris ) FIFPA

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Expo Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), The Anatomy of the Body-Mind Connection
* (1 CE Hr)    A (1 CNE Hr)
Speaker:  Cindy Black, L. Ac.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Lunch - 30 minute special lecture
"Re-Start Me Up:"  Confessions of a Vintage Aromatherapist  * (.5 CE Hr)
Speaker:  Sylla Sheppard-Hanger

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Fifth Element: Aromatherapy & the Etheric Temperament
* (1 CE Hr)    A (1 CNE Hr)
Speaker:  Katharine Koeppen, RA, LMT, NCTMB

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Expo Break

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Using Blue Tansy and Other Essential Oils for Treating Allergies and Inflammation
* (1 CE Hr)   A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Peter Holmes, LAc, MH

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Expo Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Immunity in the 21st Century
* (1.25 CE Hrs)     A (1.25 CNE Hrs)

Speaker:  Linda-Anne Kahn, HHP, CIDESCO, CLT-LANA

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Speaker Book Signing Event - Reception Area

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reception


Saturday

September 21st

7:00 am - 8:15 am

Kundalini Yoga - Preparing the Healer Within
** (1.25 CE Hrs)   A (1.25 CNE Hrs)

Presenter:  Nancy C. Graves, MBA, CA

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wellness Expo

8:00 am 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Essential Oils: Safety Scares & Myths
* (1 CE Hr)   A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Robert Tisserand

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Expo Break

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Teach Essential Oils Practical Chemistry/Engage Your Students/Build Their Confidence! 
* (1 CE Hr)   A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Andrea Butje, CA. LMT

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Expo Break

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Aromadynamics:  the Qi, Prana and Pneuma of Essential Oils
* (1 CE Hr)
    A (1 CNE Hr)
Speaker:  Gabriel Mojay, FIFPA, LicAc, CertEd

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Awards Luncheon and
Members Annual Meeting

1:45 am - 2:15 pm

Expo Break

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

How to Recognize and Avoid Speed Bumps, Potholes and Derailments in Aromatherapy Practice
* (1.25 CE Hrs)    A (1.25 CNE Hrs)

Speaker:  Raphael d'Angelo, M.D.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Expo Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Essential Oils:  Soul of Nature or Dangerous Toxin? 
* (1 CE Hr)    A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Mindy Green, RA, RH (AHG)


Sunday

September 22nd

7:00 am - 8:15 am

Kundalini Yoga - Balancing Through Breath
** (1.25 CE Hrs)   
  A (1.25 CNE Hrs)
Presenter:  Nancy C. Graves, MBA, CA

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wellness Expo

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Aroma-Balneotherapeutics:  Aromatic Medicinal Bath Therapies
* (1 CE Hr)   A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Valerie Cooksley, RN, OCN, FAAIM

10:00 am 10:15 am

Expo Break

10:15 am - 11:15

What Do I Do With This Bottle?  Promoting Aromatherapy Within Your Practice
* (1 CE Hr)    A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Bridget Kelley, RA, NCTMB, LMT

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Expo Break

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hydrosols:  Exploring these Ancient Medicinal Waters 
* (1 CE Hr)    A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Ann Harman

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Create Your Own Natural Skin Care Line
* (1 CE Hr)

Speaker:  Joan Morais

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Expo Break

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

PhD Research: Lowering Cholesterol Using Essential Oils & Therapeutic Touch
*** (1 CE Hr)   A (1 CNE Hr)

Speaker:  Dr. Debrah Zepf, PhD, DNM

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks
Speaker:  Bev Day, MBA, CFE, RA, AIA President

 

A  Activity Evaluation (.16 CNE for nurses).

 

 

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We are pleased to announce that the Alliance of International Aromatherapists is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. We will provide the massage therapy attendees with information about earning these credits (Provider 150); 26 NCBTMB CE Hours available.

 

 

The schedule is annotated to indicate the category and CE hours for the approved presentations:

 

* Aromatherapy

 

** Self-Care

 

*** Research

 

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A   Nurses Participating in the AIA 2013 International Aromatherapy Conference & Wellness Expo will be awarded up to 24.16 Continuing Nursing Education hours upon successful completion.  CNE certificates will be given upon completion of the Educational Activity Evaluation at the close of the Conference.

 

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Expiration Date September 13. 2015.

 

Approval for contact hours through the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients.

 

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CPD - The Alliance of International Aromatherapists will award up to 26 hours of Continuing Professional Develop Credit upon the completion of the Evaluation at the close of the Conference.

 

Conference schedule and number of CPD, CE and CNE credits are subject to change.