Logosynthesis Summer Conference 2019
July 7 -12 in Riolo Terme Italy
Since 2008, international groups from four continents have met each year for a Logosynthesis Summer Conference It’s the most dynamic event you can imagine to learn to know more about Logosynthesis, this new, effective and elegant model of guided change.
In 2019, we’ll again offer a six-day learning event for professionals with all levels of training in Logosynthesis:
The Self and the Fields
Logosynthesis is not a one-way street, not a finished, coherent system. Like all new developments it has come from trial and error. Now, after 14 years, we have the life energy octagon as the base of the Path seminars of the Practitioner curriculum, and we have the field model as the core of the Master Practitioner curriculum. Both models are now accompanied by a series of understandable and applicable protocols and techniques. If you look at those models it almost seems as if Logosynthesis emerged in the form of the smooth narrative presented in these two models, and as if it has always been like that.
The purpose of this conference is to inspire you to think out of the box that has become Logosynthesis. In sharing these pieces we want to show you that nothing comes easy, that you need trial and error on the Path of your Self. Therefore we have created a space for conference staff members to present their own thinking and developments. In a time in which Logosynthesis’ founder is slowly stepping back, it becomes important to set the stage for a new generation of Practitioners, Master Practitioners, Instructors, Supervisors and Trainers.
The Self and the Fields is the theme of this year’s Logosynthesis Summer Conference. Based on our experience in our training and previous conferences, we have adapted the structure and the content, fine-tuned to the specific training needs of professionals learning Logosynthesis on many levels.
For those training as Logosynthesis Practitioners, participation will count as Logosynthesis Live. For those training as LIA Master Practitioners, participation will count as one of three required Master Classes. Trainers-in-training who already participated in a six-day event can raise their competence and experience on their own level, as co-trainers in the working groups.
For the participants of the International Diploma Course of Counselling it is integrated in the training.
The conference will start on Sunday afternoon, July 7 at 3:00pm and will end with a lunch on Friday, July 12.
The program wil start with a plenary opening session, in which the conferences attendees are welcomed by the staff and the theme as well as the concept of the conference are presented. After the opening plenary, practice groups will be created and the working groups will meet with their staff members. In the Sunday sessions of both practice groups and working groups, participants explore their learning options for the conference.
Monday to Thursday
Each of these days will start with a plenary session, with a meditation sequence, followed by 40 minutes of Exploring the Field, an opportunity so discuss anything that’s relevant for the learning of attendees as well as staff members. After a coffee break, this learning event is followed by a break and two 45′ slots with presentations and discussions on subjects related to the theme of the conference.
After a two-hour lunch break, the practice groups will meet for an hour. In these sessions they will work in the same format used in other seminars of our Logosynthesis training program. After a tea break, a working group session follows in the presence of one or two staff members, in which the attendees get the opportunity to work on individual issues.
On Friday morning, the attendees will meet in newly created, future pacing groups, to prepare the transition from the conference to daily life at home. Staff members are assigned to each of these groups. After the coffee break, a closing plenary will take place, in which there will be a place for an integration of the learning of the conference as a whole, as well as a closing exercise around the theme of the conference. You’ll find an overview of the time & task structure of the conference here.
This conference will be directed by Mary O’Donoghue. Mary will lead the staff meetings and the plenary sessions. She will cooperate with other experienced professionals, who will will have a role in the guidance of the working groups and the presentation of theory and methods. Mary will work together with four experienced Trainers in Logosynthesis.
The members of the staff bring many years of experience in the field of psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy, coaching and organisational development. All of them are experienced professionals, supervisors, and Master Practitioners in Logosynthesis
The conference will take place in seminar hotel in Riolo Terme, Italy. This venue is 1.5 to 2 hours from Bologna or Venice Airport and about five hours by car or public transportation from Switzerland.
Grand Hotel Terme
The Grand Hotel Terme 4* built in 1870 in pure Art Nouveau style is located in the suggestive frame of the secular park of the Terme di Riolo and offers to the its guests an elegant oasis of relaxation and wellness. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom with shower or bathtub, air conditioning, minibar.
During the time of the conference, there will be no other groups or guests on the venue, other than our participants and staff. If you have questions about the accommodation, please call Alberghi e Terme di Riolo, Via Firenze 15, Tel. +39 546 71045 , [email protected], www.alberghietermediriolo.com. Their staff will be able to answer your questions in English.
Prices and conditions for room and board
The hotel has single as well as double rooms. Single rooms will cost €540 for your room and full board, including coffee and tea breaks, as well as the use of the seminar infrastructure. You can also share a room with another conference attendee, then the costs are only €480. Additional tourist tax €2 per person and day.
However, if you want to arrive before Sunday, July 7, or if you want to stay after Friday, July 12 please contact Hotel Riolo Terme.
Travel and Location
The nearest international airport is Bologna or Venice. the nearest train station is Castel Bolognese – Riolo Terme. If you tell us your arrival time we will be able to arrange a taxi that will take you to the hotel at a cost of a few euro.
The conference lasts from Sunday, July 7 3pm to Friday, July 12 1pm, including a farewell lunch. Please plan your travel according to these time boundaries. You find a detailed conference schedule here.
The conference will take place with at least 24 registered participants. The house offers rooms for 36 people. So we will have a maximum of 36 seats.
The conference language is English. But you will find enough people to help you for translation. You will improve your English for sure.
The conference fee is €990 for the week. Early bird registration until March 31 2019 reduced fee of € 840.
Additional costs for room and full board in the Albergo Riolo Terme (only €480 in a double, €540 in a single room for the whole conference plus tourist tax of €10 for 5 days per person). Please book the hotel accommodation directly at Grand Hotel Terme.
You can register by using the Register Now link below. You pay by credit card or bank transfer.
After the registration and payment your participation will be confirmed and your seat is reserved.