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Fall Conference 2009

  • 07 Nov 2009
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • The Old Mill: 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto


  • Sponsorship opportunity at Fall Conference for the ICF-GTA

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Fall Conference 2009

Join us for an exciting day of learning and networking with a host of amazing speakers.  From business development to enhancing your coaching skills our speakers are exciting and engaging and it is sure to be a day you will not forget!

Where: The Old Mill - 21 Old Mill Road, Toronto - Free parking onsite!
When:  Saturday, November 7th from 8:30am - 4:30pm
Price:  Regular price - $199
Payment:  We are accepting credit cards through our online service.  On-site we will only be accepting cash or certified cheque for entry and cash only for the speaker book store!

Early Bird Incentive

We will be announcing the winner soon for the early bird prize, a free marketing video with Peter Penny!  

Video marketing is being used everywhere you look on the internet. It is the new advertising craze, and it is working. It is currently trending to be the leader in on-line marketing. Video marketing is truly a fast and efficient way to promote your products, services and expertise, especially coaching services.

Packages range from $250.00 to $400.00. A typical package is five 1 minute clips shot, edited and uploaded to YouTube or your own web site.  If you sign up for our early bird special you will be entered into a draw to win a free video or  if you sign up with Peter on or before November 7, the price is reduced to $300.00.   Better yet, if you sign up and book your taping session for November  7th at the Old Mill, you only pay $250.00.  You can contact Peter for more information directly at 416-450-1986 or Peterpenny@mac.com!

Speaker Lineup

Keynote by:  Chuck Reynolds  - From Coaching to "Ca-Ching!" - Building a Business on your Passion


Chuck Reynolds is Chief Performance Officer at Excel Group, a North American Performance Learning organization, serving various North American clients including Bell, BDO Dunwoody, Yellow Pages Group, RBC, Aegon Transamerica, Suncor, Moen, Tory's and others. Having worked with Executives/Leaders from various industries, Chuck is a sought after speaker in the areas of Coaching, Leadership, Team Effectiveness and Personal Achievement. He’s known to many executives as a challenging coach and uses a people focussed leadership style at Excel Group. He has authored numerous articles on Leadership and Team Effectiveness as well as co-authoring the recently released Living In The Now with Brian Tracy, Dr. Wayne Dyer and others.  His vast experience ranges through senior management, sales and marketing. Chuck holds a degree in Political Science and is a Certified Professional Behavioural Analyst (CPBA).

Ray Pons - Maximize your revenues, Minimize your headaches

Ray’s thought-provoking presentations will make you laugh, make you think and touch your heart.

Authentic and believable, both onstage and off, his straightforward style will engage those in attendance with inspiring, meaningful and moving stories, encouraging us to never give up and never settle for less than greatness, fulfillment of our greatness potential.

He is Co-Founder & Head Coach of The Growth Coach Newmarket, which helps business owners, executives, managers and self-employed men & women to drive higher levels of productivity and business success, while achieving greater freedom, fulfillment and happiness in life.

He is the author of “Finding My Way – And How You Can Find Yours” BPS Books, and an eBook “Small Business Success – seven essential keys to start, grow and sustain a small business” Millennium Dimensions.

A Professional Member of CAPS Toronto he is Co-Creator and Program Chair of “Pro-Track Speaker Academy” a year long initiative of quarterly weekend boot-camps designed to help aspiring and newer speakers develop presentation skills needed as professional speakers and create all of the components necessary to build a successful and sustainable speaking business.

Richard Enos - The Spirit of Coaching in the New Conversation
Ron Vereggen - How to achieve a six-figure income (and beyond) as a professional coach!
Lorne Ellington - Understanding the Y Generation
Lisa Sansom - Positive Psychology and what it means for coaching


Lisa Sansom is the owner of LVS Consulting, providing services in leadership coaching, team facilitation/coaching, effective communications training and change management consulting to a variety of organizations, including crown corporations, private industry, and educational institutions.

As an accredited coach, her clients include managers and leaders, as well as aspiring leaders, who seek to improve their positive impact in the organizations where they work. Lisa’s style is practical and friendly with touches of appropriate humour, with a drive to get to the “tough stuff”.

Lisa writes for Your Workplace magazine, Canada’s authority on work/life issues, covering topics like Appreciative Inquiry, The Change Cycle™, and business book reviews.

An accomplished trainer, Lisa has designed and delivered courses on change management, introductory coaching, effective interpersonal communications, and cross-cultural dynamics. Lisa has also spoken at several events, including Junior Chamber International’s annual conference.

Lisa obtained her MBA from the Rotman School of Management, Hons BA from the University of Waterloo and B.Ed. from Brock University. Currently, she is earning her MAPP (Master of Applied Positive Psychology) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Margaret Butteriss - Processes and Tools to Support Successful Coaching Engagements

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Margaret Butteriss is Coaching Practice Leader for the North East Region of Right Management.

Margaret is a highly accomplished executive coach, organization effectiveness, leadership development, and talent management professional. An expert in the field since 1978, she has worked with leading multi-national companies in the US, Canada, and Europe, both as a senior management team member and as a consultant.
She has worked as a senior leader for such organizations as Shell International in the UK, Shell Canada, Ontario Hydro and Fidelity Investments both in Canada and the US. She has also been an internal organization effectiveness consultant and executive coach where she helped to build high performing teams and to develop senior talent.

Margaret has written a number of books. Her latest book “Coaching the MVP. Developing your High Potential Employees”, Jossey Bass, was published in May 2008.   She has co-authored the book “Corporate MVPs. Managing Your Company’s Most Valuable Performers”, John Wiley. She authored “Reinventing HR: Changing Roles to Create the High Performance Organization”; John Wiley and Sons, Canada Ltd.  “Help Wanted. The Complete Guide to Human Resources for Canadian Entrepreneurs”, John Wiley.
Margaret holds both a B.Sc. and M. Sc. in Economics from the University of Wales in the UK.

Dr. Steven Stein - Maximizing the Coaching Experience Using a New Emotional Intelligence Tool

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Dr. Steven Stein is a clinical psychologist and CEO of Multi-Health Systems (MHS), an internationally known psychological test publishing company. MHS is a three-time Profit 100 (fastest growing companies in Canada) winner. 

Dr. Stein co-authored the international best-seller The EQ Edge: Emotional intelligence and Your Success and is the author of the newly released Emotional Intelligence for Dummies. He has also written Make Your Workplace Great: The 7 Keys to an Emotionally Intelligent Organization.

A leading expert on psychological assessment and emotional intelligence, he has consulted to military and government agencies including the Canadian Forces, U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, special units of the Pentagon, FBI Academy, as well as corporate organizations including American Express, Air Canada, Canyon Ranch, Coca-Cola (Mexico), and professional sports teams.

Dr. Stein is the past Chairperson of the Psychology Foundation of Canada. He is a former assistant professor in the psychiatry department at the University of Toronto and former adjunct professor of psychology at York University in Toronto.

He has appeared on over 100 TV and Radio shows throughout Canada and the United States. He has also been quoted in numerous newspapers and magazines.

Dr. Stein has shared information on emotional intelligence with audiences throughout Canada, United States, Mexico, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

Steven Prentice - Coaching in the age of Twitter. Successes, pitfalls and case studies of coaching amid the noise of Web 2.0

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