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Preventative Health Strategies - Insights, Tools and Community

Zili CARE aims at giving people access to tools, insights and community that empowers them to practice self care and be empowered to own their own health.

Fundraising for Mental Health in Our Community.

As counselling is not a covered service in Canada, all proceeds from this event will go to individuals who do not have the financial means to access these Mental Health Services.

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Tickets are now on sale

VIP $250  |  REGULAR $120  |  STUDENT $50

Conversations on CARE

Mental Health Fundraiser



7:00 PM - 9:30 PM, March 29, 2023
(Doors Open at 6:15 PM)

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The past Zili CARE Conferences brought together a community of over 350 people; including patients, physicians, and allied healthcare professionals for a full day preventative healthcare conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Participants were immersed in evidence-based presentations and discussions about the mind-body connection.

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2019 Zili CARE Conference

October 5, 2019
Vancouver Convention Centre

2019  Sponsors

Lululemon ·  CBC Vancouver · Olive Fertility Centre ·  Montecristo ·  LaStella · The Bar Method · Life Labs · Yocale · Nexgen Hearing

2019 Topics & Speakers

When The Body Says No: Why Women Are At Risk For Illness
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gabor Maté, Order of Canada Recipient, Author: When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress

Perimenopause - Why Do I Hate Everything 
Dr. Niamh Tallon, Gynecologist & Reproductive Health Specialist at Olive fertility

How to Be Kind to Your Heart
Dr. Annie Chou, Cardiologist & Women’s Cardiac Health Specialist

Too Hot to Handle: When Burnout Becomes Depression 
Dr. Diane McIntosh, Psychiatrist, Educator, Author: This is Depression

Making a Change: How to Go From Surviving to Thriving 
Tamara Taggart, Veteran TV/Radio Broadcaster, Community Advocate & MP Candidate/Vancouver Kingsway

The Freedom to Perform: From Podiums to Playgrounds to Boardrooms 
Jennifer Heil, Three-time Canadian Olympian, Gold & Silver Medalist: freestyle skiing/moguls

Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It

Sinikka Elliott, PhD in Sociology, Co-Author of Pressure Cooker, The Atlantic book review

Moving Into Stillness - Exercising the Mind Towards Resilience, Acceptance and Joy 
Dr. Mark Sherman, Family Practitioner, Founder BC Assn. for Living Mindfully

Dr. Maryam Zeineddin, Family practitioner, CBC Women’s Health Contributor, Zili Founder

2018 Zili Women's Preventative Health Conference

May 26, 2018
Vancouver Convention Centre

2018 Sponsors

CBC Vancouver · Telus Health · Olive Fertility Centre ·  Spin Society·  LaStella · The Bar Method · Life Labs · Yocale · Nexgen Hearing · Lugaro · dnaPower · Pure Pharmacy · Genesis Fertility Centre · Y Yoga · Hemock

2018 Topics & Speakers

How to Advocate for Oneself in Our Health Care System

Claire Snyman

The Epigenetics of Brain Health and How to Improve Your Health

Dr. Diane McIntosh

Harnessing the Power of the Present to Cultivate Sexual Desire

Dr. Lori Brotto

Disease Prevention – Don’t Just Survive, Thrive!

Dr. Kevin McLeod

The Secret to Gaining a Healthy Skin No Matter Your Age

Dr. Allison Sutton

The Truth and Myths Behind Our Hormonal/Reproductive Life Cycle

Dr. Niamh Tallon

Physical, Health Screening & Nutrition Pillars Panel

Panelists: Dr. Keyvan Hadad, Dr. Nicole Barre, Dr. Annie Chou, Desiree Nielsen

Connection & Intention Pillars Seminar : Connection & Intention Lead to Powerful Transformation

Callie Bland

Intention & Purpose Pillars Panel

Panelists: Dr. Sonya Kashyup, Dr. Dedeshya Holowenko, Genesa Greening, Dr. Lois Nahirney

Mindfulness Pillar Seminar: Meditation for Wellbeing

Learn a Simple Effortless Time Honoured Technique to Reset Your Brain and Shift into the Bliss of Your True Self – Siobhan O’Connell

2017 Zili Women's Preventative Health Conference

June 3, 2017
Vancouver Convention Centre

2017 Sponsors

CBC Vancouver · Olive Fertility Centre · Spin Society · Granola Girl · The Bar Method · Life Labs · Pure Pharmacy

2017 Topics & Speakers

The Zili Story and Why Prevention and Screening Tools are Important

Dr. Maryam Zeineddin, Family Physician and Zili Chair

Aging Parents

Dr. Nicole Barre, Family Physician

Your Relationship with Food

Sandeep Bhatha, Registered Dietitian

Transformation from the Inside Out

Callie Bland, Executive Coach

Meditation Session

Laureen Block, Energetic Healing Practioner

Women and the Heart

Dr. Annie Chou, Cardiologist

I Think My Hormones are Out of Whack

Dr. Kerstin Gustafson, Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Parenting Resilient Kids

Dr. Keyvan Hadad, Pediatrician

Learning to Fly: Bringing Mindfulness, Intention, and Connection to Medicine

Dr. Maureen Mayhew, Family & Public Health Physician

Sex for Life

Maureen McGrath, Host Sunday Night Sex Show CKNW

Mind/Body Connection and Anxiety and Depression

Dr. Diane McIntosh, Psychiatrist

How to Avoid and Screen for the Top Four Chronic Conditions

Dr. Kevin McLeod, Internal Medicine Physician

Meditation as Medicine: How to Avoid Chronic Inflammation

Siobhan O'Connell, Physiotherapist

Truths and Myths of Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Jennifer Prince, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Movement Breaks 

Megan Walker - Straight, Dancing for Parkinsons

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