2016 Festival Speakers  

SIR ANTHONY SELDON

President of IPEN
Vice Chancellor at the University of Buckingham

MARTIN SELIGMAN

Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology
Director, Positive Psychology Center University of Pennsylvania


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ANGELA DUCKWORTH

Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania

SHAWN ACHOR

Founder and CEO of GoodThink, Inc.
Bestselling author of Before Happiness and The Happiness Advantage


Aliénor Salmon 

Program Officer at the Section for Inclusive Quality Education

UNESCO’s Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education

 

Randall Curren

Professor of Philosophy and Education (Secondary)

University of Rochester (New York)


Neil McLennan 

Author and Director of Leadership Programs

The University of Aberdeen

Former General Secretary Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland 

Nancy Snow

Director of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing

University of Oklahoma


Blaine Fowers

Professor of Counseling Psychology

University of Miami

David Engelhardt

Director, Business Intelligence

Department for Education and Child Development

South Australia


CAROLINE ADAMS MILLER, MAPP 

Coach, Speaker and Author of Creating Your Best Life

barry kerzin 

Physician to the Dalai Lama, Teacher, & Medical Doctor

Buddhist Monk Ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama


Associate Professor

MATHEW A. WHITE PHD 

Director of Wellbeing & Positive Education

St. Peter's College - Adelaide

Principal Fellow Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The University of Melbourne

Justin Robinson

Director, Institute of Positive Education

Geelong Grammar School


STEPHEN MEEK

Principal

Geelong Grammar School

David Bott

Head of Positive Education

Geelong Grammar School


Abdulla Al Karam

Director General and Chairman of the Board of Director

Knowledge and Human Development Authority

Government of Dubai

 

ADAM SHELL

Award-winning documentary film director

Editor and musician


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SCOTT BARRY KAUFMAN

Scientific Director of the Imagination Institute

Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Fred Kiel

Executive Director KRW Research Institute


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LEA WATERS

Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology

Director, Centre for Positive Psychology

Melbourne Graduate School of Education

University of Melbourne

JAMES O’SHAUGHNESSY

Chair of the Steering Committee of IPEN

Managing Director Floreat Education


LIM LAI CHENG

Senior Advisor and Academic Director

Singapore Management University's Institute

Institute for Societal Leadership Singapore Management University

Kristján Kristjánsson

Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues

University of Birmingham, UK


James PawelsKI

Director of Education and Senior Scholar

Positive Psychology Center

University of Pennsylvania 

Deborah Heisz

CEO

Live Happpy


felicia huppert

Founder/Director

Wellbeing Institue

Cambridge

Simon Murray

Headmaster, St. Peter's College

St Peter’s College

Adelaide, Australia


Hector Escamilla

Rector

Universidad TecMilenio Mexico

Kaiping Peng

Chair, Department of Psychology

Tsinghua University China