The Winds of Change Conferences began with two family therapy conferences:
1998 The Maritime Family Therapy Conference
Halifax, Nova Scotia / Collaboration with Dalhousie University
Karl Tomm, Scott Miller, Yvonne Dolan, Jim Duvall
2000 Millennium: Honoring the Past and Embracing the Future in Family Therapy
Salvador Minuchin, Dick Fisch, Steve deShazer, Tom Lund, Joe Eron, Jim Duvall
Winds of Change Conferences officially began in 2006. The conferences have attracted prominent world-renowned faculty and participants from 30 different countries. Winds of Change conferences are a moveable feast and have been operated in Toronto, Ontario; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Ottawa, Ontario and League City, Texas.
NB: The list below only represents small samples of presenters who participated. Each conference recruited many prominent keynote speakers and a Call for Papers.
Winds of Change Conferences
2006 Catching the Winds of Change / Collaborating for Change
Halifax, Nova Scotia / A collaboration with Dalhousie University
Scott Miller, Karl Tomm, Tom Lund, Joe Eron, Yvonne Dolan, Jim Duvall, Jill Freedman
2008 Catching the Winds of Change 2 / Inviting Dialogue Among Leading Therapy Traditions
Halifax, Nova Scotia /A collaboration with Bridges Domestic Violence Research Institute.
Tod Augusta-Scott, Catrina Brown, Yvonne Dolan, Karl Tom, Scott Miller, Ken Hardy, David Epston, Jan Fook, Karen Young, Jim Duvall
2009 Catching the Winds of Change 3 / Maritimes Collaborative Therapy Conference
Halifax, Nova Scotia. / A collaboration with Bridges Domestic Violence Research Institute.
Maggie Carey, Rob Hall, Shona Russell, David Epston, Jim Duvall, Karen Young, Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, Jan Fook, Jill Freedman, Bill Randall, David Epston, Jim Duvall, Karen Young
2012 Winds of Change 5 / Conversations on the Margins: Therapeutic Change, Social Change, and Social Justice
John Winslade, Vikki Reynolds, Rob Hall, Shona Russell, Nancy Arthur, David Pare, Gene Combs, Jill Freedman, Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin, Jim Duvall, Karen Young, Alan Wade, Craig Kielburger,
2013 Winds of Change 6 / Conversation-fest: Opening Doors to Possibilities – Inviting `Dialogue, Stories and Community in Therapy and Social Transformation.
Jill Freedman, Gene Combs, Harlene Anderson, Jim Duvall, Karen Young, Kenneth Gergen, Marie-Nathalie Beadoin, David Pare, Jim Hibel, Tod Augusta-Scott, Sue Levin, Sylvia London, Saliha Bava