Acharya Narada Alister
Acharya Narada Muni- Meditation Teacher
Acharya Narada Muni, has been trained in spiritual mediation practices in India and has been teaching meditation for over 35 years. Narada currently teaches Meditation in a corporate environment to business professionals. Narada will clarify the difference between "Mindfulness" and "Meditation" and talk about the research outcomes and benefits of both practices. Narada will explain how mediation and other yoga techniques can help anyone in society find real inner contentment and happiness, regardless of their external circumstances.
Anthony Ikin is a National, Australasian, European and World Aerobic Champion. He was also a soloist in the world famous caberet ‘Moulin Rouge’ in Paris, performed alongside Natalie Bassingthwaite and John Farnham in ‘Grease’ the arena spectacular and was a top 10 finalist on the debut series of ‘So you think you can dance!’ His most recent achievement is choreographing the closing ceremony for the Commonwealth games.
Adit Balquini, Law Graduate, Entrepreneur and co-founder of Practice Ready, a start-up business that shifts the way education and learning is integrated into our daily lives. Adit redefines learning by: 1) Integrating informal education into our everyday activity using social media as a tool for connecting with others 2) Creating a space for peer-to-peer online learning – encouraging collaboration and discussion 3) Opening up new learning formats that will adapt to the changing jobs and business landscape.
Hangna Koh, South Korean Japanese Australian, working for Japanese design firm NOSIGNER. Hangna studied fashion in London where she obtained a BA in creative direction and fashion styling, proceeding onto a Masters in Information Experience Design. Her fashion work has been published in magazines and film festivals across Europe.
Helen Zahos is a Nurse, Paramedic and Humanatarian nominated in the Social Responsibility category in the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA). Helen has dedicated herself in recent years to caring for the victims of some of the world’s most devastating humanitarian crises. Helen is currently working at the Gold Coast University Hospital, she remains active in assisting other volunteers wanting to go over to Greece and volunteer in refugee camps.
CEO of BloomVentures/ Entrepreneur
Jack Bloomfield is a 16 year old founder and CEO of BloomVentures. He owns and operates 6 eCommerce stores and has been featured on the Today Show, Studio 10, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc.com, News.com.au, Ten Daily, Online Retailer and The Daily Mail. Ever since starting his first business at the age of 12, he has been on an inspired mission to promote entrepreneurship through efficient and fluid business building and follow his love for teaching, sharing, inspiring and guiding.
Wildlife Management Services
Janne Torkkola, owner of Snake Out Brisbane Snake Removal & Wildlife Management Services, created the first podcast dedicated to Australian wildlife science and conservation. Janne is an experienced wildlife management business owner, a researcher, blog and essay writer, enthusiastic about Science Communication. Through the podcast Wildlife, Cake & Cocktails, Janne and special guests explore of the fascinating world of wildlife science.
Kathryn Lyons, an award-winning innovator, mentor and advocate for everyone’s Right to Toilet with Dignity. Through her experiences of poor access design of disabled toilets, Kathryn created Accessibili-t. Accessibili-t works with governments and corporations to achieve real access, sanitation and hygiene for the disabled, complex medical conditions and frail aged when toileting. Kathryn delivers motivational talks and workshops and challenged leaders to act when speaking at the World Toilet Summit 2017
Program Director – Clinical Masters of Psychology
Dr Peta Stapleton has 20 years experience as a registered Clinical and Health Psychologist in Queensland and has been awarded many honours including the Australian Psychological Society Elaine Dignan Award for research into women’s issues, and the 2014 Harvey Baker Award for excellence in Energy Medicine Research. Dr. Peta Stapleton has led the Australian research into Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) or ‘tapping’, which is used to treat a number of conditions including chronic pain, obesity, anxiety and stress.