Appearances - dansunphotos
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I love attending conferences and fundraisers. It’s a great opportunity to meet other first responders and hear about the connection they have to my artwork. I always have a display of my original artwork and offer smaller hand signed prints.


I usually speak at these events and my topic is always mental health, PTSD and post-traumatic growth. I share my personal battle with mental health and how it almost destroyed my life. More importantly, as a peer, I share my experience with post traumatic growth and recovery.


By far the best part of attending these events is meeting one on one with other first responders. After speaking with thousands of you I’ve learned we’re all so similar. We all have similar personalities, stories and experiences, we truly are not alone. That’s why I think these conferences are so important, it fosters a real connection within our community.


If you would like me to attend or speak at your event send me a message using the 'contact me' link above. I hope you're able to attend one of these upcoming events, if so drop by my table and say hi.


Respectfully,


DanSun



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"My reaction to seeing his art and hearing his story was visceral, not only tears but a strong feeling of being understood."


"Thank you for being part of our regimental banquet awards gala. Your powerful message was very moving and your art work is truly amazing."


"Your presentation was powerful and extremely moving tonight. I am absolutely amazed by your artwork. Thank you for sharing it."


"He was amazing! His work is truly inspirational".


" I've seen you speak several times now and learn something every time. You were an inspiration as an instructor for EMT and even more so now. You are always so humble when you speak and your message is powerful. Keep up the great work "humble messenger".


"I was there and went to your session. Awesome work".


"It was a pleasure meeting Daniel at our recent Ontario Communicators Conference hosted by us - Greater Sudbury Police. Daniel spoke eloquently and candidly about turning his personal struggles into his inspiration for his wonderful artwork. Thank you Daniel for participating in our conference and for your gracious donations".



2018


January 21 - 25 - New York City, New York, USA

                  - Crew Portraits


January 26 - 27 - West Glens Falls, New York, USA

           - West Glens Falls EMS Symposium


February 21 - 23 - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

           - EMS Today Conference


March 10 Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

                    - Arts Alive VA Beach


April 12 - 15 - Bismarck, North Dakota, USA

                  - 2018 EMS Rendezvous


April 27 - 29 - Guatemala City, Guatemala

                   - Guatemala EMS Week


May 20 - 24 - Indian Wells, California, USA

                   - CFED Conference & EXPO


May 28Edmonton, Alberta, Canada           

            - Alberta Fire Chief's Conference and Trade Show


May 31 - June 2Norwich, CT, USA

            - EMS PRO Conference & EXPO


September 24th - Cucamonga, California, USA

                    - Pre-hospital education day


October 9 - 12 - North Bay, Ontario, Canada

                   - North Bay EMS Conference


October 19 - 21 - Prince Albert, Sask, Canada

            - PTSD/OSI Awareness Conference


October 26 - Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

                    - National Emergency Nurses Association Conference


October 27 - 28 - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

                     - DanSun Peer Recovery and Resiliency Symposium


October 30 - November 1 - Nashville, TN, USA 

                      - EMS World Expo


December 5 - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada       

             - Alberta Emergency Management Agency Stakeholder Summit


2019

January 22Leduc, Alberta, Canada

             - Emergency Workers Mental Health Resource Symposium           


January 30 - 31 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

                       - PTSD Awareness Conference


February 6 - 7 - Jasper, Alberta, Canada

                      - Alberta Association of Police Officers Conference


February 15thRosetown, Saskatchewan, Canada

            - Speaking session and book signing.


February 22nd - Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

            - Sunnybrook Emergency Department photo session


March 1st - 2nd - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

              - Long Hot Summer Conference


March 10th - 18th - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

              - Victoria emergency services tour and photo sessions


April 7th - Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

              - OSI Can Conference


May 29th - June 1st Mashantucket, CT, USA

              - EMS Pro Conference


June 5th - 14th - Finland

              - Tour of EMS stations across Finland


September 12th - Wainwright, Alberta, Canada                                                 

                       - Post Traumatic Growth Presentation


September 17th - Lloydmister, Alberta, Canada

                       - Bordering on Disaster Conference


September 19th - 20th - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

                       - PTSD Awareness Conference


September 26th - 27th - Tampere, Finland

                        Finn’EM2019 Conference


September 30th - October 2nd - Mississippi, USA

              - Mississippi EMS Conference

 

October 6th - 7thCanmore, Alberta, Canada                       

               -Peer Recovery and Resiliency Society Symposium

                   

October 14th - 18th -New Orleans, LA, USA

                - EMS World Expo 2019


October 24th - 27th - Buffalo, New York, USA

                         - NYS EMS Vital Signs Conference


November 21st - 22nd Covington, KY, USA

               - St. Elizabeth Emergency Services Conference


2020

February 4th - 7th - Atlanic City, NJ, USA

                         - FMBA Educational Conference


March 5th - 8th - Brooklyn Park, MN, USA

                        - Long Hot Summer EMS Conference


March 27th - 30th - Regina, Sask, Canada

                      - OSI Can Conference



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