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Happiness and its Causes

June 16-17, 2011
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

A gathering of more that 40 speakers in science, psychology, spirituality, the arts, etc. Key note speakers are to include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, acclaimed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall, inspiring humanitarian and photographer Matthieu Ricard, leading creative thinker Michael J. Gelb and pioneering emotions researcher Dr. Paul Ekman.

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Note: This is not a Greater Good Science Event.

After the first Happiness & Its Causes conference in 2006, over 8,000 individuals have begun to follow, what is now the world’s most important forum on human happiness. Renowned minds in philosophy, psychology, science, religion and the arts are going to explore the age-old question – “how can we lead a happier, more meaningful life?”.

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