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Mind and its Potential Convention

November 18-19, 2010
Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia | Map It

Dacher Keltner is among the many prominent speakers who will discuss how to apply the new science of the brain to education, medicine, business and your life.

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Science is only just beginning to understand the extraordinary capacity of the brain to change and develop. Mind & Its Potential will explore the amazing revolution in our understanding of the brain and the benefits for all walks of life - both personal and professional.

In 2009 over 2,500+ delegates came on the Mind & Its Potential journey!

This is your opportunity to hear the world’s top scientists, psychologists and philosophers explain how to apply the new science of the brain in education, medicine, business and your life.

Hear Dacher Keltner speak on your potential to make a difference. Other speakers include Academy Award winner Goldie Hawn, international business guru Daniel Pink, the father of social neuroscience, Matt Lieberman and science of play and goodness researcher Stuart Brown.

Explore your potential to change, learn and flourish

Hear firsthand about the brain’s incredible power to rewire itself from Michael Merezenich, pioneering neuroscientist featured in best-seller The Brain That Changes Itself and science of learning and the brain expert, Judy Willis.

An amazing learning experience

Attend a full day workshop on Habits of Mind with world leader in education theory and practice, Arthur Costa, or explore what constitutes a purposeful life with acclaimed positive psychology lecturer, Tal Ben Shahar.

Be inspired by personal stories of courage and resilience

Hear from Mao’s Last Dancer Li Cunxin, and from Estelle Dragun, mother of Channel Ten newsreader Charmaine Dragun, who has faced deep personal tragedy.

Participation of Australia’s top mental health researchers

Professors Max Bennett, Ian Hickie and Gordon Parker explore the importance of cognitive and emotional health for ourselves and others.

This event will sell out. Book now to ensure your place. For more information and bookings visit the Mind and Its Potential 2010 website.

If you are interested in volunteering for the conference please contact Helen Rolland, the Conference Volunteer Coordinator, here.

Register now!

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