UK Happy People-Places-Planet
We are creating a new partnership to launch the UK’s first Happiness and Wellbeing Conference: UK Happy People-Places-Planet.
The event will take place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th April and is aimed at professionals working in the Healthcare, Education, Social Care, Public Service and Local Government sector as well as people from business and industry interested in improving happiness and wellbeing in the workforce.
The purpose of the conference is to showcase examples of actions and interventions that can increase happiness, health and well-being in UK society and to promote innovation, collaboration and systems change. It will also focus on the issue of mental health and student well-being.
PROPOSED CONFERENCE PROGRAMME: Theme UK HAPPY People – Places – Planet
Friday 17th APRIL – 8am to 5pm
Series of presentations and talks relating to local and national Happiness and Wellbeing.
Experiential activities including yoga, meditation, forest bathing, laughter therapy, mindfulness.
Reception for conference speakers, local dignitaries, politicians, guests and VIPs
Saturday 18th APRIL – 9am to 6pm
Series of presentations, discussions and talks relating to international Happiness and Wellbeing.
Keynote Speaker: Sir Anthony Seldon, Author and Co-founder of Action for Happiness Movement.
Guest Speaker: Dr Paul Litchfield, Chair of What Works for Wellbeing on the Strategic Role of the NHS in Wellbeing
Experiential activities including yoga, meditation, forest bathing, laughter therapy, mindfulness, etc.
Music concert in aid of Dorset Mind in the evening
Sunday 19th APRIL – 9am to 1pm
Beach sunrise gathering and experiential activities.
Series of panel discussions and workshops on topics related to happiness, mindfulness and wellbeing
Guest speaker, TBC
Call to action on local, national and global Happiness and Wellbeing