Speakers for 2018

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Nobel Peace Laureate and revered spiritual leader 

‘The most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today’, UK

One of the world’s most influential psychologists, USA

Pioneering researcher into self-compassion, USA

Australian of the Year 2015 and domestic violence campaigner

Celebrated chef and TV personality

Survivor of the London terrorist bombings in 2005 and thought-provoking advocate for peace

Distinguished broadcaster and sustainable food advocate

Innovator in applied behaviour change and health, UK

Acclaimed musician and jazz trumpet player extraordinaire

Inspiring Buddhist nun and founder, Liberation Prison Project, USA

Inspiring medical doctor and employee wellbeing expert, UK

Global traveller and collector of moments of happiness, Netherlands

‘Miracle-Man’ who survived multiple near-death experiences and went on to help raise millions of British pounds for a children’s hospital, UK

Woolwonga, Gurindji (NT) Australian First Nations People cultural and wellbeing advocate

World authority on AI and Social Robotics

Former Royal Navy Aircrew Officer, leading exercise physiologist and nutritionist

Thought leader in the neuroscience of human connection

One of Australia’s leading thinkers on educational issues

Leading positive psychologist, executive coach and founder of The Happiness Institute

Inspirational mental health advocate

One of Australia’s most respected relationships researchers and authors

Dynamic trainer in the practical application of positive psychology

Passionate leader in the field of positive education

Much loved journalist, facilitator and social justice advocate


Personal transformation and peak performance expert

Inspiring adventurer and founder of Wild Women on Top and Coastrek

Multi-award winning ABC journalist, presenter, podcaster and documentary maker

Corporate mindfulness expert working with global corporations to create truly human leadership

Author, business strategist, yogi and good hustler

One of a kind environmental educator and wildlife naturalist

Expert professional organiser and Interior Architect

aka Mrs Mindfulness, co-founder of the mindfulness summit and respected meditation teacher

Corporate based mindfulness meditation trainer and executive coach

Inspiring two-time cancer survivor and award winning coach

Leading safe alcohol use campaigner and former Qld Young Australian of the Year

Inspirational speaker and lead facilitator with Quest for Life Foundation

Respected Gadigal Elder, cultural representative for the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council

Behavior change expert and former Australian Comic of the Year

Award winning social entrepreneur and Do-Goodologist