Photos from the 2002 Meaning Conference  

July 18, 2002, Conference Kick Off - Dr. Arun Gandhi on Non-Violence

There was a full house for the Dr. Gandhi lecture.

His talk, "Non-Violence or Non-Existence" was well received by an avid audience that rewarded Dr. Gandhi with a standing ovation at the end of his talk.

After his lecture, Dr. Gandhi took some time to sign books.

Dr. Gandhi and his wife pose for a photo with British Columbia's former Premier, Ujjal Dosanjh, Dr. Wong and Gurmant Grewal, the Member of Parliament for Surrey Central.

The Speakers - Meaning Conference 2002

The location of the 2002 Meaning Conference in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.

Pre-event Press Conference. Dr. Paul Wong shares the message of meaning with local media.

James Gabarino speaks to a captivated audience on Friday, July 19, 2002 on "Parents Under Siege


Mary Pipher and James Gabarino sign books and answer questions.

On Friday, July 19, 2002, Dr. Donald Meichenbaum speaks with feeling for his keynote lecture, "What "Expert" Therapists Do: Core Tasks of Psychotherapy".

After his keynote lecture, Dr. Donald Meichenbaum takes time to pose for a photo with Naji Abi Hashan.

Dr. Donald Meichenbaum receives a lifetime achievement award in psychotherapy from Dr. Paul Wong.

Alan Parry, Ph.D. presents his paper "Meaning and Morality" on Saturday, July 20, 2002.

On Sunday, July 21, 2002, Dr. Ernesto Spinelli presents his keynote lecture "Hell Is Other People: a Sartrean View of Conflict Resolution"

Dr. Spinelli takes a moment to relax during the busy conference.

Adam Blatner, M.D. leads a successful workshop at the 2002 Meaning Conference in Richmond, B.C., Canada.

Dr. Bernard Weiner enjoys a moment of silence before his lecture.

Dr. Paul Wong presented an outstanding achievement award on research on spirituality and health to Dr. Koenig at the The John Templeton Foundation Public Lecture on Spirituality and Health.

Dr. Christina Puchalski of George Washington University Medical Center presents on Spirituality & Healing - In Medicine, Mental Health & Spiritual Care, a course funded by
The John Templeton Foundation.

The Volunteers and Staff - Meaning Conference 2002

These volunteers take a much needed break after a hectic day of registration.

Milly takes time to stop and smell the flowers while volunteering at the conference

Dr. McDonald and student and conference IT genius, Kevin.

From left to right, Salvatore Maddi, Ph.D., Paul T. P. Wong, Ph.D., C.Psych., Dmitriy Leontiev, Ph.D.,Elena Kaliteyevskaya and Lillian Wong, Ph.D.

Peter Groenhof is the featured entertainment.

Dr. Paul Wong signing his latest book


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