SPEAKERS


Dalai Lama  

His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Nobel Peace Laureate and revered spiritual leader
PLEASE NOTE: Exclusive video presentation


Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi  

Professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
One of the greatest psychologists of our time and pioneering researcher into optimal experience, or 'flow’ and best-selling author of Flow: The classic work on how to achieve happiness, USA


Christine Carter  

Dr Christine Carter
Acclaimed sociologist, happiness and productivity expert; bestselling author of The Sweet Spot; Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, USA


Matthieu Ricard  

Matthieu Ricard
Leading humanitarian, Buddhist monk, acclaimed photographer and author on the art and science of altruism; best-selling author of Happiness: A Guide To Developing Life’s Most Important Skill, Nepal/France


Professor Richard M. Ryan  

Professor Richard M. Ryan
One of the leading international experts on motivational research and co-developer of Self-Determination Theory; Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry and Education, University of Rochester, USA


Jennifer Moss  

Jennifer Moss
Expert on happiness and emotional intelligence in the workplace, co-founder of Plasticity Labs, author of Unlocking Happiness At Work, Canada


Michael F Steger  

Associate Professor Michael F Steger
Psychologist and researcher into how leading a meaningful life contributes to wellbeing, Director, Center for Meaning and Purpose, Colorado State University, USA



Shamash Alidina  

Shamash Alidina
One of the UK’s most popular mindfulness coaches and cofounder of the Museum of Happiness, London, UK



Shamash Alidina  

Dr Aaron Jarden
President of the New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology and lead investigator for the International Wellbeing Study, New Zealand


 

 


Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor  

Hailey Cavill
Award winning social entrepreneur, corporate-cause partnership matchmaker and humanist


Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor  

Michele Chevalley Hedge
Michele Chevalley Hedge, qualified nutritionist, international author, Jamie Oliver Ambassador and founder of My Family Wellness


Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor  

Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor
Darug/Yuin woman, researcher, entertainer and cultural arts educator


Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor  

Adam Ferrier
Consumer psychologist, regular panelist on The Gruen Transfer and one of Australia’s best known and awarded advertising practitioners


Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor  

Peter FitzSimons AM
Best-selling author, former footballer, sports journalist and columnist with the Sydney Morning Herald


Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor  

Dr Jared Cooney Horvath
Educational neuroscientist, researcher and lecturer, Science of Learning Centre, University of Melbourne


Felicia Huppert  

Professor Felicia Huppert
Internationally renowned wellbeing researcher, Director of The Well-being Institute, University of Cambridge, and author of The Science of Well-being


Dalai Lama  

Sue Langley
International expert on the practical applications of positive psychology, neuroscience and emotional intelligence


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Dr Jo Mitchell
Clinical psychologist and MindMax Project Leader for the AFL Players Association; Deputy Chair, Action for Happiness Australia


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Associate Professor Lindsay G. Oades
World-recognised applied wellbeing scientist and Director, Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne


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Thea O'Connor
Personal sustainability specialist, health journalist, and founder of NapNow - refreshing our lives one nap at a time


Felicia Huppert  

Ruth Ostrow
Journalist, social commentator, creator of documentary series Total Success and regular columnist for The Australia


Dalai Lama  

Cris Popp
Australia's leading workplace laughter coach and thought leader on innovation, performance, resilience and leadership


Dalai Lama  

Toni Powell
Storyteller, disruptor of content, documentary filmmaker and author of 'The Yellow Car – How I Stopped Driving Myself Crazy'


Dalai Lama  

Evan Sutter
Writer and activist passionate about planting seeds of thought and discussion, founder of The Happiness Compass


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Adjunct Professor Paul Taylor
Exercise physiologist, nutritionist, neuroscientist and founder of the Body-Brain Performance Institute, Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco


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Professor Lea Waters
Internationally recognised expert in Positive Psychology specialising in positive parenting, education and organisations, University of Melbourne


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Associate Professor Mathew A. White
Leader in evidence-based positive education and Director, Wellbeing & Positive Education, St Peter's College, Adelaide


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Marty Wilson
Author, behavior change expert and former Australian Comic of the Year


Dalai Lama  

With One Voice Choir
Creativity Australia's program uniting and empowering thousands of people from all nationalities to create supportive communities

 


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