Hey all, I’m chairing next year’s Happiness & Its Causes conference 16-17 June 2011 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre…the day His Holiness the Dalai Lama is speaking (he’s not speaking in Sydney this time). As a special offer I’m able to offer all you lot 15 % discount off the early bird price which closes on the 23 December.
You’ll need to call customer service on 02 8719 5118 and quote “SPEAKER” to claim the discount. The conference program, full list of speakers and brochure are available on www.happinessanditscauses.com.au
His Holiness will take part in the Science of Mind Forum with pioneering emotions researcher Dr Paul Ekman and leading mirror neurons and empathy researcher Professor Marco Iacoboni; and internationally renowned mental health researcher and Australian of the Year 2010, Professor Pat McGorry. Other speakers confirmed include renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall; Nobel Peace Laureate and President of East Timor, His Excellency Dr. José Ramos-Horta; inspiring French monk dubbed by scientists as “the happiest man in the world” Matthieu Ricard; best-selling author of Think Like Da Vinci Michael Gelb; much loved film buffs Margaret Pomerantz and David Stratton; and Dr Robert Biswas-Diener, known as the ‘Indiana Jones’ of Positive Psychology for his studies of happiness in different cultures.