First Keynote: 00:30-2:00 GMT
Therapeutic Applications of Music Technologies Across the Life Span: Expanding the Boundaries of Practice and Research

Wendy L. Magee, PhD

Session One: 2:15-3:15 GMT

Seamless Sessions-Maximizing Every Minute of Music Therapy

Anita L. Gadberry, PhD, MT-BC & David L. Gadberry, PhD


Session Two: 3:20-4:20 GMT

Family Music Therapy for Young Children: Theory and Practice

Carol Ann Blank, MMT, MT-BC


Session Three: 4:30-5:30 GMT

 Being in the “Hear” and Now: Music-Making as Mindfulness Practice

Faith Halverson-Ramos, MA, MT-BC, LPC


Session Four: 5:45-6:45 GMT

Mentally Ill Offenders and the Concept of Identity: Stories in Music Therapy

Natalie Jack, RMT, MTA, NMT

Second Keynote: 7:00-8:30 GMT

Beyond the borders: Music therapy for the inseparable human

Dr. Simon Gilbertson, Dr. rer.medic., RMTh


Fifth Session: 8:45-9:45 GMT

The Economics of Therapy-Caring for Clients, Colleagues, Competitors, and Cash-Flow

Daniel Thomas, BA(Hons), PGDip(MT) & Vicky Abad, MEd (Research), PGDip(MT), BA Mus

Sixth Session: 10:00-11:00 GMT

Double the Challenge: Working with Persons with Dual Diagnoses (Intellectual/Psychiatric Disorders)

Mary Jane Landaker, MME, MT-BC

Seventh Session: 11:15-12:15 GMT

Music Therapy with Disorders of Consciousness: Insights from Neurophysiological and Behavioral Study.

Julian O’Kelly, MSc, Dip MT, NMT, BA (Hons)


Eighth Session:12:30-13:30 GMT

Hospice Music Therapy: Exploring its Borders and Boundaries

Molly G. Hicks, MMT, MT-BC


Ninth Session: 13:45-14:45 GMT

The Hats We Wear: Music Therapists Providing Direct Service, Consultation, and Education

Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC


Tenth Session: 15:00-16:00 GMT

Cultural Competence in Music Therapist-Led Spiritual Care in Hospice: The Basics

Meganne Masko, PhD, MT-BC/L

Third Keynote: 16:15-17:45 GMT

Considerations and Techniques for Working with People on the Autism Spectrum

A. Blythe LaGasse, PhD, MT-BC


Eleventh Session: 18:00-19:00 GMT

4 Steps to Getting Paid What You’re Worth in A Bad Economy

Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC


Twelfth Session: 19:15-20:15 GMT

Master Juggler or Multiple Personality Disorder: Finding Balance in Music Therapy Roles

Julie Neal, MS, MT-BC & Becky Wellman, PhD, MT-BC, DT

Thirteenth Session: 20:30-21:30 GMT

CANADIAN GLEE: Research on Singing with Older Adults for Health and Wellness

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

Fourteenth Session: 21:45-22:45 GMT

Music Therapy 4 Me: Find your niche and elevate your practice

Kate Taylor, MA, MT-BC


Closing Session: 23:00-00:00 GMT