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The Quest for Well-Being – Making Connections, Making Commitments
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The Quest for Well-Being – Making Connections, Making Commitments
York Region District School Board’s annual Quest Conference aims to bring to together speakers and participants from around the world to improve student achievement and well-being. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Quest for Well-Being – Making Connections, Making Commitments.”
Keynote speakers include:
  • Dr. Jean Clinton, Clinical Professor, McMaster University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
  • Jennifer Moss, Cofounder and CCO, Plasticity Labs
  • Kim Katrin Milan, Cofounder, The People Project
  • Neil Pasricha, Happiness Expert and Author, The Book of Awesome
  • Kevin Lamoureux, Education Lead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Affairs, University of Winnipeg
For a full list of speakers, please visit the Quest website.
Wednesday - Thursday
600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, Ontario
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Dr. Jean Clinton Keynote Address – Wednesday, 9:40 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
  • Student Voice Talks – Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
  • Kim Katrin Milan Keynote Address – Wednesday, 1:50 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
  • Jennifer Moss Keynote Address – Thursday, 9:50 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
  • Neil Pasricha Keynote Address – Thursday, 1:50 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
  • Kevin Lamoureux Keynote Address – Thursday, 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
  • Learning By Doing – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Full program available on the Quest website.
To provide all members of the educational community with an opportunity to come together to discuss contemporary educational issues related to mental health and well-being.
Participants from across Canada; delegates from the Netherlands; educational leaders Carol Campbell, Dr. Jean Clinton; keynote speakers including Kevin Lamoureux, Kim Katrin Milan, Jennifer Moss and Neil Pasricha; Inuit Elder Piita Irniq; First Nation Elder Maria Montejo; York Region District School Board staff, students and trustees.
For more information contact:
Licinio Miguelo                                                           Christina Choo-Hum
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications             Manager, Corporate Communications
905-727-0022 Ext. 2340                                                905-727-0022 Ext. 2527                                
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