We believe we need to transform workplaces. We want to bring more wisdom and compassion in the modern working environment.
Shamash Alidina is international bestselling author of 5 books including Mindfulness at Work for Dummies. He’s taken mindfulness to dozens of organisations including Facebook, Bank of America and the National Health Service.
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Jeremy Hunter, PhD is the great-grandson of a sumo wrestler. He serves as the Founding Director of the Executive Mind Leadership Institute as well as Associate Professor of Practice at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management. He is also co-founder and partner of Transform LLC in Tokyo, Japan. For nearly two decades, he has helped leaders transform themselves while retaining their humanity in the face of monumental change and challenge.
Melli O’Brien is a speaker, writer, mindfulness teacher and the co-founder and host of the mindfulness summit, the World's largest mindfulness conference. The summit is a not-for-profit project which has so far raised $750,000 for mindfulness based charities around the world. She specialises in teaching multi-day ‘immersion’ mindfulness retreats. Known for her down-to-earth, engaging and authentic teaching style, she has guided thousands of people through her popular retreats and courses. She also delivers workshops and keynotes in businesses and organisations around Australia.
Liz Hall is Editor & Co-owner of Coaching at Work magazine; author of Mindful Coaching, author/editor of Coaching in Times of Crisis & Transformation, and chapter contributor to books including Professional Coaching; Mindfulness in Organisations, and Mastery in Coaching. She is a Senior Practitioner Coach (European Mentoring & Coaching Council), and a founding member of the Association for Coaching Spain. She delivers personal and leadership coaching & runs a range of coaching & mindfulness events and programmes.
Liz is passionate about mindfulness and compassion can heal and transform, helping us lead authentic, courageous and ethical lives. Liz is a co-founder of the International Summit for Mindfulness & Compassion at Work
Vanessa King is a board member at Action for Happiness. She plays an active role, speaking nationally and internationally and translating the latest psychological research into practical action to help individuals, organisations and communities enhance their wellbeing and resilience. Vanessa has a background in professional services, with expertise in leadership, talent and organisational development. Vanessa combines in-depth knowledge of the science of well-being with her client experience to help people get the most from work and for organisations to get the best from its people. She delivers a range of workshops focused on well-being, resilience and workplace creativity as well as working alongside organisations to design bespoke solutions.
DAY 1 - Mindfulness, Compassion and The Brain at Work
Dan Siegel - Mindfulness, Compassion and the Brain at Work
Dr. Tamara Russel - Mindfulness, Compassion and Leadership
Rick Hanson, Ph.D. - Mindfulness, Compassion and the Brain
Paul Gilbert - Compassion, Culture and The Brain at Work
Shauna Shapiro - Mindfulness, Compassion and Self-Compassion at Work
DAY 2 - The Science of Mindfulness and Compassion at Work
Emiliana R. Simon Thomas - The Biology of Mindfulness and Compassion at Work
Vanessa King - Mindfulness, Happiness and Positive Psychology at Work
Dr. Kyra Bobinet, MD MPH - Bringing Mindfulness into Large Organisations
Danny Penman - Mindfulness and Creativity at Work
Dacher Keltner - The Science of Mindfulness and Compassion at work
DAY 3 - Teaching Mindfulness and Compassion at Work
Gelong Thubten - Teaching Mindfulness and Compassion at Google and Beyond
Dawn Macdonald - Mindfulness and Mindful Leadership
Wendy Quan - Mindfulness and Change Management
Mounira Latrache - Putting Mindfulness and Compassion at Work into Practice
Wibo Koole - Mindfulness-based Leadership for Resilience
DAY 4 - Mindful and Compassionate Coaches at Work
Joshua Smith - Joyfully Spreading Mindfulness and Compassion at Work
Yvonne Fuchs - Zen and Art of Business
Liz Hall - Mindfulness and Compassionate Coaching at Work
Melli O’Brien - Everyday Mindfulness at Work
Vin Harris - Bringing an Enlightened Approach to Small Business
DAY 5 - Creating Mindful and Compassionate Cultures at Work
Michael Carroll - Consulting with Mindfulness and Compassion
Caroline Welch - Equality and The Mindful Woman at Work
Jeremy Hunter - Mindful and Compassionate Leadership for Culture Change
Rhonda Magee - Mindfulness and Compassion for Equality and in Law
Michael West - Creating Mindful and Compassionate Cultures at Work