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CAMT 40th Anniversary Conference: Celebrating 40 Years of Music Therapy Across the Lifespan


AmyCAMTAmy Clements-Cortes, PhD, MTA, MT-BC, FAMI

Chair, CAMT Conference


You undoubtedly have heard a lot about Toronto these past few months with Toronto mayor Rob Ford making headlines, and even the David Letterman Top 10 List. Don’t let that hinder you. Think of it as a prompt to find out more about Toronto: A truly amazing, diverse and dynamic city to visit and explore.

So what are you waiting for? In the Spirit of lists, here are the Top 10 reasons to attend the CAMT 40th Anniversary Conference.

10) Grab A Bargain! Early Bird Registration for the CAMT 40th Anniversary conference ends March 31, 2014.

9) Take Advantage of the Great City of Toronto while learning about music therapy. Check out the great museums, sports, arts and shopping…For example, the Royal Ontario Museum; a hop, skip or jump from the conference venue.

8) Dine in a diverse city with International foods and award winning restaurants right by the conference venue, such as Flo’s diner or the Duke of York!

7) Be Famous! Enter the CAMT songwriting contest.  Put your songwriting skills to good use and write an anniversary song celebrating 40 Years of CAMT. Submit a song to Demian Kogutek at dkogutek@uwo.ca by March 31, 2014

6) Participate in Morning Yoga and/or Afternoon Zumba to spice up your conference experience!

5) Attend the special events that are included with registration: 40th Anniversary Birthday Bash Lunch and two receptions!  (ie. Food, music and entertainment)

4) Experience Concurrent sessions with feature speakers from around the globe sharing on a variety of topics including: Guided Imagery and Music, Palliative Care, Research and Best Practices.

3) Attend the research poster session tour! Mingle and discuss your thoughts with authors.

2) Learn from our two outstanding keynote speakers lined up…Dr. Jane Edwards, Director of the Music & Health Research Group at the University of Limerick; Editor of Music Therapy and Parent-Infant Bonding; and Inaugural President of the International Association for Music & Medicine &  Nancy McMaster, Co-founder and current instructor of the first Canadian Music Therapy program, at Capilano University, and of GIM trainings across Canada.

1) Meet, socialize, learn, engage, sing and celebrate with Canadian music therapists and attendees from around the world!!!

For information on registration, speakers, accommodation, and more, visit www.camtconference2014.ca and register today!

I can’t wait to meet you in Toronto this June 2014

Amy Clements-Cortes

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One Response

  1. bon anniversaire, quel programme et l’affiche est très sympathique et explicite. Beaucoup de joie et de bonheur en perspective!

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