The 2017-2018 Master Speaker Series will focus on The Use of the Object, and will feature live presentations by IPI faculty and guest presenters, discussion, case presentations, and advance readings distributed before each session. Participants may attend in person at sites in Chevy Chase, MD, Salt Lake City, UT, Indianapolis, IN and Long Island, NY, or can join the local sites over the internet. Internet participants will all have the opportunity to participate fully in the seminar by joining in the live discussion. Seminars take place from 9:00-11:00 a.m. US Eastern Time, with additional group discussions to follow at some local sites. Participants joining over the internet can do so easily by downloading a free program and clicking on a simple link provided for each session. Series Schedule -register here for single sessions or all nine There is an additional discussion hour at the Indianapolis satellite located at 6524 North Carrollton Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220. The fee is an additional $15.00, paid on site. Please plan to join us.
September 8, 2017 David Scharff Living Through Objects October 13, 2017 Juan Tubert-Oklander The Island and the Main: On the Human Being's Essential Social Nature
November 3, 2017 Charles Ashbach The Reversible Perspective: Who the Object - Who the Subject?
December 8, 2017 Jim Poulton What Does the Other (in Our Patients' Lives) Have to Do With It? January 12, 2018 Ron Aviram Can an Ingroup be an Internal Object: Explorations of the Social Object Representation Concept February 9, 2018 Carl Bagnini Dreaming Up, Re-Finding, and Grieving Lost Objects: A Case Study
March 9, 2018 Jill Scharff The Internal Object in Self and Other
April 6, 2018 Caroline Sehon Illuminating the Shadows of the Object World
May 11, 2018 Nancy Bakalar A Mosaic of Objects in the Therapeutic Field