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Helsinki Leadership Conference

September 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - September 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm UTC+0


IBF Leadership Conference – Helsinki, Finland

Applicants are invited to attend the Fifth International Balint Group Leadership Conference, which will be held at Sofia Cultural Centerfrom 28th– 30thSeptember 2018. Sofia Cultural Center is ideally situated east of the Finnish capital Helsinki by the Baltic and will provide a beautiful and peaceful setting for the conference.

Full details and application form (click here)


The conference is convened by the International Balint Federation (IBF) in association with the Finnish Balint Society.

IBF holds a conference on leadership every two years. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for Balint Group leaders from all over the world to study Balint Group leadership together. There will be an opportunity to explore issues and themes in Balint Group leadership in more depth.


The conference theme will be:Bridges and Boundaries in Balint Group Leadership


Staff Team: The task force (IBF) will organize in cooperation with the Finnish Balint Society.


Information for Participants: The conference will be held in English and is intended for accredited Balint Group Leaders from countries affiliated to the IBF (and is also open to those who are individual members of IBF).

It is envisaged that there will be up to a total of 60 participants and that they will include:


  • experienced leaders
  • those newly or recently accredited as leaders


Participantsmust commit themselves to staying for the whole event. The venue is situated in beautiful nature outside the city centre and the programme allows time for reflection in beautiful nature. You should not expect to be able to do any sightseeing during the conference.


It will be assumed that all participants will be willing to present cases and to lead a group.


September 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
September 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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Cultural Centre Sofia
Kallvikinniementie 35
Helsinki, FI-00980 Finland
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