16th Annual CHIP Summit Happy winners reaching life goal - success people at summit. Business achievement concept. Two person couple together arms up in the air of happiness with accomplishment in the clouds at sunset.
October 22-25, 2015
Pre-CHIP Leadership Training Workshops
October 21-22, 2015

Nestled in a rustic setting in the spectacular mountains of British Columbia you will find Hope. Take a step back and relax. Here at the Summit you will learn the latest and greatest things happening with lifestyle medicine from some of the best speakers in the world. But, we aren't going to compromise the opportunity to get spiritually rejuvenated. We've got you covered with spectacular scenery, inspirational speakers, good meals with new and old friends, and a nice hike -- all at an affordable fee. This is where CHIP started. This is where you belong!


16th Annual CHIP Summit October 22-25, 2015

Pre-Summit Workshops October 21-22, 2015:

  • Basic Leadership Workshop for new CHIP Facilitators interested in running CHIP in the Adventist Church.  
  • Advanced Leadership Training for certified CHIP Facilitators who want to learn new skils and CHIP updates.
  • Corporate/Community CHIP Leadership Training for anyone interested in running CHIP in corporations or communities for profit.


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Mountain View Conference Center, Hope, British Columbia, Canada

61855 Lougheed Highway
Hope, BC V0X 1L0  


Driving Directions

Click on above link and enter Vancouver International 
Airport  as starting point. 



Questions Regarding Summit and/or CHIP Leadership Training Workshops:

Sid Kettner (BC)  (250) 227-9191 or  or sidkettner@gmail.com 

Connie Kiefiuk: (BC) (250) 488-1558 or  ckiefiuk@shaw.ca

Diane Ludington (US) CHIP Office: (909) 283-6002 or diane.ludington@chiphealth.com

Lodging Options or Meals:  Call Stephanie Schafer at 604.869.2615 or email sschafer@bcadventist.ca 

Cancellation processing fee of $75 in effect after September 15 

CHIP Summit Speakers: 


Speakers: Don Macintosh, Weimar Institute;  Dr. Sid Ketner, Britsh Columbia Conference Summit Coordinator; Dr. Darren Morton, Avondale, Australia; Dr. John Kelly, American College of Lifestyle Medicine; Dr. Andrea Avery, CHIP Presenter; Dr. Hans Diehl, CHIP Founder;  Brenda Davis, Speaker and Author;  Dr. Wayne Dysinger, CHIP Medical Consultant; Harold Burden, CHIP Chaplain; Cathy McDonald, General Manager Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing, Australia; Dr. George Guthrie, Lifestyle Medicine, Florida Hospital; Ty Gibson, Light Bearers International; Ern Brake, Assistant to the President for REACH, BC Conference; Jere Stocks, LMI Regional Manager for North America; and Keynote Speaker; Dr.Howard Lyman, "The Mad Cowboy" (as seen on Oprah). 

Location: Mountain View Conference Center is surrounded by spectacular mountains, rivers, lakes and canyons just 90 minutes from Vancouver.

Meals: Eight delicious CHIP approved meals are included from Thursday supper to Sunday breakfast with Summit registration fee. 

Lodging: Affordable lodging available at Mountain View Conference Center. Rooms limited to 150 guests so book early! Heated cabins are available as well as RV spots (full hookup). Contact Stephanie Schaffer at 604.869.2615 or sschafer@bcadventist.ca. Lodging not included in registration fee.

Transportation:  Vancouver International (YVR) in Vancouver, Canada or Bellingham, WA (BLI) in US are nearest airports to Hope, BC.  Estimate drive is 2 hours from either airport. Reserve your car early for best prices. Passports required if traveling from outside of Canada.

Currency: Americans can take advantage of the added bargain due to the current USA/Canada exchange rate. You may wish to enjoy optional vacation time either before or after the Summit in Beautiful British Columbia. 

Price: $349 (after August 21). 

Payment Options: Online registration and payments are secure with PayPal. Cheques are accepted and should be made payable to BC Conference of SDA Church, Box 1000, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 4P5 Canada

Other:  Passport is required when traveling from outside of Canada. Apply early! 

Pre-Summit Workshops - October 21 & 22:

Basic CHIP Church Facilitator Training:  Become a CHIP Church Facilitator and make a difference in your community. Registration fee ($250) includes CHIP Kit (textbook, workbook, cookbook, water bottle and pedometer), CHIP Church Manual, Live More Booklet, Certification to conduct CHIP in your church and five meals (Wednesday breakfast to Thursday lunch). 

Advanced CHIP Leadership Training Workshop: This workshop is for current CHIP Facilitators who want to impove their skills and learn more. Classes include: Insurance Reimbursement; Online Health Risk Assessments / CHIP Assistant; Marketing; CHIP for the Technically Challenged; Cooking Demonstrations; Do You Purpose? - Adding the Spiritual Component to CHIP; Speaking in Public: How to Get People to Want to Listen; Getting Organized and Putting an Action Plan in Place; Personal Coaching and Reaching Out to Your Community. No fee for workshop when registering for Summit. Registration without Summit is $150. Meals and lodging separate. Cost for meals during workshop is $30 and includes meals from Wednesday morning to Thursday lunch.

Corporate/Community CHIP Leadership Training: This workshop is for anyone interested in conducting CHIP in corporations or in local community. Workshop includes basic leadership training plus information on ROI, marketing to businesses, insurance reimbursement and information on using CHIP as an income source. Price is $749 (regularly $1499) and includes certification, CHIP Kit, Corporate Community Manual and meals from Wednesday morning to Thursday lunch. Price does not include Summit registration or lodging and discount is only available when registering with Summit.