First Speaker Announcement

Professor Patrick McGorry AOpsychiatrist and leading youth mental health advocate, world-renowned for developing innovative early interventions and services; Professor of Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne; Founding Director, Orygen 

Dr Stephanie Dowrick, multi-award winning author, coach, psychotherpay researcher and coach, recognised for her leading contribution to multi-cultural, inter religious understanding through her books and non-sectarian teaching and scholarship.

Professor Ian Hickie,  Co-Director of Health and Policy, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney
A global leader in mental health research and digital innovations in care

Professor Jill Bennett, Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, Felt Experience & Empathy Lab
A pioneer in the use of technology to transform our internal experience and our relationship to the world

Professor Felicia Huppert, a world-renowned psychologist and researcher in the science of well-being and the promotion of human flourishing

Timothea Goddard, Founding Director, Openground
A pioneer in bringing Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to Australia over the past 16 years

Tetiana & Anastassia, Ukrainian Refugees
A personal story of how difficult times can make us stronger

Dr Suzy Green, renowned expert in Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology