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CAOA Webinar: Introduction to the Sustainability and the Ethical use of Essential Oils

  • Thursday, August 11, 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


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Join us for an introduction to the concepts of sustainability and ethical use of essential oils presented by Dr. Kelly Ablard

Kelly Ablard RA® EOT®, MIFPA, MSc, PhD holds a Doctorate in Biology, an MSc in Conservation, a BSc in Biology (cum laude), and is a certified aromatherapist. As founder and CEO of Airmid Institute, she is dedicated to the global education, research, and conservation of MAPs. As Co-Principal of Essence of Thyme College of Holistic Studies, Community Scientist for Science World, and founder of the Vancouver Community College Urban Apothecary Learning Garden, she is enthusiastic about teaching botany, aromatherapy, and the relationship between medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) and the animal kingdom. Kelly has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and presented for professional aromatherapy associations including NAHA, IFPA, AIA, BCAOA, ICAA, and ICAN. Kelly has also been featured on several podcasts such as An Aromatic Life, Aromatic Plant Wisdom, Aromatic Chat, LabAroma and Maria's Aromatic Café.

Kelly received the BCAOA Achievement of Excellence Award and has been awarded multiple grants for her research which has been carried out all over the world. She served over a decade on the CAOA (formerly BCAOA) Board, a term with the UpS, and was a Co-founder of the International Committee on Sustainability of Aromatic Plants and Essential Oils Used in Aromatherapy and Natural Perfumery.

  • CAOA members receive early bird pricing until midnight on July 31, 2022. Early bird pricing = $20.00 CDN
  • Pricing for all other guests and CAOA members who register on August 1, 2022 or after = $25.00 CDN
  • This event will be recorded an available to paying registrants for seven days after the event. After seven days, the recording will no longer be available.
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