Happiness and Its Causes A unique conference experience featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama
How can we lead happier and more fulfilled lives?
How can we overcome bad habits and harmful ways of thinking?
Is it possible to feel hopeful about the future of our world?
What lessons about human happiness and wellbeing can we learn from animals?
If compassion is an emotion why don't we have it for everyone?
Is it possible to train our minds to be more caring and compassionate?
What is the link between altruism and happiness?
Is happiness a process rather than an emotional destination?
How does happiness differ across cultures?
What effect do outside circumstances have on our happiness?
What kind of thinking is useful in our quest for a happier, more contented and peaceful life?
How do we raise and teach our children to be happy?
Over 50 renowned world-class speakers will descend on Brisbane for the world's largest and most important conference on human happiness debating these (and many more!) questions.
"We are delighted to be bringing the world's largest and most important conference on human happiness to the people of Queensland. Over two exhilarating days, delegates will be inspired by an unparalleled speaker faculty that spans ancient wisdom and cutting edge science. Join us for what promises to be a truly moving and inspirational conference just five months after the devastating Brisbane floods. Witness a city reborn and marvel at the incredible resilience of the people of Queensland," said Beth Phelan, Conference Director, World Happiness Forum.
The 2011 Happiness & Its Causes Conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on June 16-17. Speakers include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr Jane Goodall, Matthieu Ricard, Dr Robert Biswas-Diener, Professor Marco Iacoboni, Michael Gelb, Alan Wallace, Chief Dan Daly, Maggie Beer, Dr Sarah Edelman, Professor Tim Sharp and many more.