2016 RSHI Conference: Knoxville TN

Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21. | Knoxville Airport Hilton, Knoxville, TN

Dear Member & Friends,
I am delighted to invite you to join us in Tennessee for the 2016 Annual RSHI Conference. Your board is preparing a very practical oriented educational program. I’m looking forward to seeing you in Knoxville.

Yours sincerely,
RSHI Board & Staff



  • Conference dates: Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21, starts 9.30am till 5.30pm, then networking from 6pm with friends and colleagues!
  • Conference price: $100 for Members, $100 for Family, $130 for Non-members – includes all presentations, tea/coffees and lunch
  • Book your Hotel Reservation in Advance!

    Go Here to place your reservation at the Hilton.

    Group Code: ROBERT
    Check-in: 18-OCT-2016
    Check-out: 22-OCT-2016
    Hotel Name: Hilton Knoxville Airport
    Hotel Address: 2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa, Tennessee 37701-3163
    Phone Number: (865) 970-4300



Thursday morning: 9 am – 12 pm — Welcome and Background
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome Address by K.T. Connor, Ph.D., President, RSHI the 25th meeting of the RSHI. Report on Institute, Introductions and Sharing

9:45- 10:45 a.m. Cliff Hurst (Professor at Westminster College in Utah):
“Mental Horizons and Habitualities.” A real explanation of the what the Hartman Value Profile does.

10:45 am BREAK

11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Pamela Brooks (OD Development Consultant ASU):
“Intrinsic Leadership.” Healing leaders to connect with those that they lead to reach transformational outcomes.

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. LUNCH

Thursday Afternoon: Applications of Axiology in the 21st Century
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Adina Borta (Consultant and Coach): “Evolutionary Organizations”. Hartman’s view on organisational development can be examined half a century later. Combining his perspective with that of Frederic Laloux we can learn a lot by looking at a few pioneering organisations and discover how the hierarchy of value works in some very concrete ways, what are their challenges and how the approaches to these challenges shape their culture.

2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Leonardo Gomez Navas Chapa, MA:
“The Logic Triad.” The axiological system is composed of three different logics understanding them is key to value application.

3:00 – 3:15 pm BREAK

3:30 – 4:15 pm. Art Ellis (Licensed Professional Counselor):
“Formal Axiology: A Simplified Approach.” This presentation is directed toward practitioners and others who may be struggling to grasp the terminology and intricacies of Formal Axiology. The history, development, and fundamentals will be reviewed and presented in language intended to be easily understandable. It may be seen as an informal approach to Formal Axiology.

4:15- 5:00 p.m. Zane Scott (Vitech Corporation):
“Value-driven Problem Solving.” A focus on the importance of values in our problem solving process and the corresponding need to discern our actual value structure.

Friday Morning – 9 am to 12 noon – Axiological Ethics and Applications

8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Board Discussion
The RHSI board talk about progress made from last year, European Conference, and hopes and direction for the future: How do we grow… how can we reach more people.

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Wayne Carpenter (Chairman, Axiometrics International):
“First Principle.” Wayne has been amazed at the power of the Hartman Profile and Hartman’s axiological science to accurately measure the capacity of individuals to think and make decisions, the ability of individuals to work within groups, and the trends of groups in different organizations.

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. BREAK

11:00 – 12:00 p.m. K.T. Connor (Managing Director, Applied AxioMetrics and Senior Adjunct Professor at CLU):
“Ethics and Public Service.” The world today raises many questions about public service and ethics, and Hartman has much to teach us in this area. A review of the meaning of public service in the light of Freedom to Live.

12: 00 – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH

Friday Afternoon – 1 pm to 5 pm – Applications Continued

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Juan Carlos Fajardo (President, Human Institute):
“The Relevance of Hartman’s Thinking Today.”

2:15 – 3:30 p.m. So what did we learn?
How will we apply? Round robin group time to share applications, and thoughts and reflections from the meeting.

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. WRAP UP
Discussion for future directions for individuals and the institute.



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Conference price: $100 for Members, $100 for Family, $130 for Non-members – includes all presentations, tea/coffees and lunch

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