2017 Herbal Conferences

Event information for 2017:

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April Desert Bloom
Brittlebush and Cholla Cactus in bloom in April in the Sonoran Desert

Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine

April 7 – 9, 2017 at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona

  • Friday Field Studies in the desert with Mimi Kamp and JoAnn Sanchez
  • In-depth pre-conference intensive with naturopath Lise Alschuler, ND
  • Two full days (Saturday and Sunday) of clinical presentations and medicine making classes.
  • Outdoor classes and meals in the SCNM herb garden
  • Continuing education information.

Speakers: 7Song, Lise Alschuler, Paul Bergner, Mary Bove, Phyllis Hogan, Mimi Kamp, Rhonda PallasDowney, Kenneth Proefrock, JoAnn Sanchez, Katie Stage, Jill Stansbury, Jonathan Treasure, David Winston and Eric Yarrnell.

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Blue Ridge Assembly
YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly

Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium

June 2 – 5, 2017 at Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, North Carolina

The retreat-like setting and the variety of presentations on herbal medicine offer the experience of stepping out of our busy lives to savor this weekend with the plants.

Begins with optional Friday events: David Winston’s field study (pictured), or a pre-conference intensive with Kenneth Proefrock: Immuno-psychiatry–How the Immune System affects Mental Health.

The main symposium is Saturday, June 3 to Monday June 5.  Registration will open in the middle of November.

Herbalist David Winston and Ginseng
Herbalist David Winston and Ginseng

Speakers (subject to minor changes): Abby Artemisia, Mark Blumenthal, Teresa Boardwine, Mary Bove, Jerry Cott, Walter Crinnion, Doug Elliott, Kathleen Maier, Robin McGee, Jason Miller, Kenneth Proefrock, CoreyPine Shane, Vickie Shufer, Jill Stansbury, Marc Williams, David Winston and Donnie Yance

We hope you’ll join us for this herbal conference!


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Continuing Education
Our herbal conferences provide opportunities for continuing education (CE, PDA, CEU, CNE, CME) in areas such as integrative medicine, naturopathic medicine, complementary medicine, holistic medicine and more. Applications to be submitted for naturopaths (naturopathic doctors), acupuncturists and nurses for both events.

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We hope to see you at one of our 2017 herbal conferences!
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