2015 Conference Schedule

Friday, May 15, 2015

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Managing Mood Disorders: Part 1: Epidemiology, Stress, Homeostasis, Allostasis and Philosophical Approaches

Donnie Yance
Sponsored by Natura Health Products
Webinar option available

Demystifying Medical Cannabis

Renee Davis, MA
4:15 – 6:15 p.m.

Hack, Sputter, Wheeze… Herbs to Help You Cough

Jim McDonald
Webinar option available

Managing Mood Disorders: Part 2: Botanical Nutritional Toolbox

Donnie Yance
Sponsored by Natura Health Products

Green Paths to Health & Healing: Edible & Medicinal Native Plants

Min Zidell Healing Garden | Judy BlueHorse Skelton MA
6:16 – 8:00 p.m.

Opening Reception | Bill Mitchell Hall, Room 310

Sponsored by Natura Health Products

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Tea and coffee sponsor by Mountain Rose Herbs
10:00 a.m. – Noon

The Dark Side of Adaptogens: Appropriate and Inappropriate Use of Asian Tonic Herbs

Paul Bergner
Webinar option available

Four Elements Theory in Botanical Philosophy

Room 322 | Jillian Stansbury, ND

That Gut Feeling

Room 324 | Lydia Bartholow, PMHNP
Noon – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch | Bill Mitchell Hall, Room 310

Sponsored by Gaia Professional Solutions
1:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Botanical Medications of CNS Diseases: Dementia, Epilepsy and Cerebral Vascular Disease

Jillian Stansbury, ND
Webinar option available

Restorative Tonic Herbs: Materia Medica Review

Paul Bergner

Field Applications in Botanical Medicine: Garden Bitters

Min Zidell Healing Garden | Glen Nagel, ND
3:45 – 5:45 p.m.

From Poppies to Pleasure: An Addiction Materia Medica

Lydia Bartholow PMHNP
Webinar option available

Introduction to Herbal Mixology

Glen Nagel, ND

Aromatic Allies: Field Studies in Volatile Oils

Min Zidell Healing Garden | Jim McDonald
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Artisans Happy Hour + Reception | Bill Mitchell Hall, Room 310

Join artisan brewers of cider, beer and kombucha for free tastings and community conviviality.
Sponsored by Frontier Co-op

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Tea and coffee sponsor by Heron Botanical
10:00 a.m. – Noon

Treatment of Common Pregnancy Related Problems: a Botanical and Integrative Approach

Room 107 | Aviva Romm, MD
Sponsored by HerbPharm
Webinar option available

Effecting Lifestyle Changes in Chronic Illness

Howie Brounstein

Experiential Energetics: Sensation as the Language of Plants

Jim McDonald
Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch | Bill Mitchell Hall, Room 310

Sponsored by Oregon Wild Harvest
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Pacific Northwest Materia Medica

Howie Brounstein and Steven Yeager
Webinar option available

Recognizing and Working with Anemia Naturally

Tania Neubauer, ND

Case Panel: Female Hormone Balance

Elise Schroeder ND (moderator), Renee Davis MA and Amanda Lattin MAT
3:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Guts, Inflammation and Children’s Health: The Future in Our Hands

Aviva Romm, MD
Sponsored by HerbPharm
Webinar option available

Reclaiming the Urban Forest for Food, Medicine and Ceremony

Judy BlueHorse Skelton, MA